Welcome December and the Christmas season!
I always look forward to Christmas and each year I try to do something a bit different. After mulling it over for a couple of years, I am (finally) going to host a Christmas Tea with new and old friends. Some years I get caught up in the last minute holiday shopping, decorating, cleaning the house and don't spend enough time with those closest to me. My overall hope for this season is to simply enjoy the company of others and invite people over.
Here is the newest one in my collection:
December Christmas Rose by Queen's
The rest of my Christmas teacups are red and green, so it is nice to have a different palette.
The design reminds me of Royal Albert's Flower of the Month series.
I'm not very familiar with Queen's. My short amount of research states Rosina China manufactured Rosina at Queens Pottery in Longton, hence the name. This teacup is from the 1980's. One of my other Christmas teacups is a Rosina. In my opinion the quality is lower than Shelley, Paragon and Royal Albert but still pretty and collectible.
I look forward to sharing some more of my new vintage Christmas teacups in the following weeks. I'm going to start planning the menu for my tea this week and possibly practice some new recipes.
Are you planning any teas or parties this holiday season?
Enjoy the first week of December and thanks for visiting,
On Wednesday I'll be visiting a new party called Vintage Charm at Our Hopeful Home. I look forward to seeing other vintage finds there.