Wednesday, March 29, 2017

A Spot of Tea......FMS281





There is someting fun and vintage-y about the colors and designs on my card today. When I was growing up our kitchen set was black and white with a touch of red - metal of course.  Our kitchen shelves all had scalloped paper edging. And coffee and tea were always served in cups with saucers. Oh I can still hear the coffee perking in the percolator!  Guess that all means I am rather vintage-y myself!

Miss Emma had a wonderful time at an antique and salvage shop last week.  Her favorite item was this phone - she was fascinated!  Yep there was one of those in our house way back when as well......on an end table in the living room - on a doily of course! 




Even though we still have snow on the ground thanks to that last minute winter blizzard I am delighted that it is officially spring.  More daylight.....a tiny bit warmer.....and time for the Spring Coffee Lovers Bloghop.....always a fun event and full of fabulous cards!

I used Kim's very cool sketch at Freshly Made Sketches to make my tea card and will be linking to the blog hop as well. Hope you join in the fun!





Stamp Sets:  Delicate Details (SU!)  Vintage Teacup (Altenew)
Paper: Whisper White, Tasty Treats DSP

27 comments:

LeAnne said...

I am with you...I love vintage and I AM vintage, LOL! This is the sweetest little teacup, love the polkadots....and the beautiful background papers peeking out! Sweet!

Brian King said...

Sweet card, Linda. I love these colors - such a fun way to represent the stripes in the sketch. That picture of Emma is adorable, too! <3

Dawn Tidd said...

Loved reading this whole enjoying my spot, as in pot, of tea this morning! Love all the polka dots and lace details with that cute cup. Wish you could walk over and join me today! We had these phones too and a party line to boot!

Ginger said...

Loved the little tour of memory lane! That type of phone just evokes a lot of memories! Your card is a wonderful tribute to those times. Emma is so cute with the phone!

Tink said...

Love this

Karen Letchworth said...

This looks like the perfect cup of coffee or tea. Delicious from top to bottom!

Karen L

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Such a fun card Linda! Thank you for the inspiration and the adorable photo of the little secretary! Luv n’ Hugs. Hazel xx
My Card Attic

stampwithamyk said...

Awesome card! Love the background stamping and that tea cup! How cute is the little missy chatting on the phone?? :)

Sharon H. said...

Sweet card today and an even sweeter Emma!

vinita jain said...

Love the cute sentiment with a tea cup! Sweet pic of Emma!

~amy~ said...

Such a pretty polka tea cup! Awesome layers!
I'm with Miss Emma :)

Shelly said...

SO pretty and sweet!

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

Such a PRETTY, PRETTY card...now I have to get that set!

Amy O said...

I love that pretty tea cup and saucer! The colors on this are beautiful. And such a cute photo of Emma!

Ann said...

Great layout and love that cup.

Rebecca Yahrling said...

Your cup looks so real with it's dimension - love this!

lauren bergold said...

what an amazingly lovely card! beautifully conceived and perfectly made! (plus... those sequins...) <3

Arianna Barbara said...

What a pretty card!!! Really nice!!!

Karren said...

I love that teacup and you always use it so beautifully! And what a sweet photo of Miss Emma.

Diane - oliver.mdiane@comcast.net said...

Linda I love this card... especially the polka dots! So cute.
PS: This past summer my middle granddaughter called and said she bought a 1950's phone at a garage sale for 50 cents! It was desk top style with push buttons and a 20 foot cord. ... I told her... "if it has push buttons and a 20 foot cord it is a 70's phone! Not a 50's. She busted out laughing when I described a rotary dial... too funny.
hugs

Verna Angerhofer said...

I love your card and I am very tempted to buy that Altenew set for sure now.

Fiki said...

this is so nice!

Jen Brum said...

Oh be still my heart! I love this card Linda! I love that tea cup and that fabulous sentiment!!! So perfect!

Jen Mitchell said...

Where to start...where to start. Firstly I would like to say that tea was always served in special cups and saucers at my grandmother's house. I was so afraid of breaking that china! And secondly, that same grandmother had a telephone that looked a lot like the one that Miss Emma is holding. It was a notable phone because I always thought that the dial tone you could hear in it sounded remarkably like a freight train barreling down the tracks. :) And thirdly I love antique and salvage shops. Many of the things in my home belonged to someone else first. I love the idea that something I now have was loved and handled by someone before me. :)

Hetty said...

So beautiful.

Jen Timko said...

Oh, yes!! So pretty! The vintage feel is simply wonderful. My grandmother had the most beautiful silver tea service that I would help her clean. Imagine my delight when she chose to give it to me. That reminds me....it needs a good cleaning. Something about those lovely things that make you happy.

Narelle Farrugia said...

Oh wow Linda! This card is awesome! I love the image you've used and the colours you've used - and I love the vintage-y feel about them.