Tuesday, August 26, 2014

LACE IN THE GARDEN for "Tea In The Garden"


Welcome to "Tea In The Garden" which I host each week as a blog party for those who love tea time.  Do you?
  If you are a blogger I would love to have you link at the bottom here - anything about tea.




Like many other bloggers, I have found it difficult to spend time blogging this summer.  There seem to be so many things to do and directions to go.  Last weekend I went for the first time to the huge Denver, Colorado Flea Market.  It was very hot and sunny and of course we got sunburned.  Many people carried umbrellas for protection from the sun - but not us.  I found this cute figurine for just $2.00.


I brought out 4 teacups so that you would have a nice selection from which to choose the one you would like to use for your tea.



As I was taking pictures a hummingbird was here but he was also gone every time I tried to take his picture. 
 I think he was camera shy!  I have a lot of silver artemesia this year (silver tall plant).  Years ago I used it in dried arrangements and after throwing pieces in the garden it seems to be everywhere.  





I made a bouquet last night and put some Rowan berries in it.  It is a secret message that fall is coming.










The yellow flower below is tansy (herb family) which also came up after I threw some in one of the front yard flower beds years ago.  I had used these dried flowers in arrangements for years.  I will warn you the roots are very hard to get out so don't put it anywhere you don't expect to to spread.  I don't want it anywhere else than one spot.




Please link at the bottom if you would like to share about tea.
  I will be sharing with other blog parties:






28 comments:

kitty said...

Hi Bernideen,
I so love your dreamy outdoor teas with your draped table. Even your bench is draped in a pretty covering. Since you've asked, I would choose the teacup on the top of your tiered stand. Also, you fix the most beautiful floral arrangements. Thank you for hosting, my friend.

Martha's Favorites said...

My friend with the beautiful yard! Love your tea cup selection today. Always a pleasure to visit you. Have a great week. Blessings, Martha

Penny @ Penny's Vintage Home said...

Thanks for having another great tea party for us this week....always a pleasure to stop by and join in the fun! Hugs, Penny

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

Delightful tea table in the garden as usual Bernideen. I was admiring all the flowers in the garden and how the QA lace adds a touch of daintiness throughout.

Marilyn said...

Gorgeous bouquet!
The new figurine is just you!
If I would have seen it at the
market I would have know it was
for you.

Snap said...

Bernideen, you always set the prettiest tea tables! Such pretty teascapes and what a lovely garden. You are so lucky to take tea outside! Thank you so much for hosting and happy tea day!

Tea in Texas said...

Your garden is in full bloom and is so beautiful! I love your way of using your linens in the tea table and with the lovely china. Your new figure is precious and your Flea Market trip must have been fun in spite of your sunburn. Hope you have a great week and send us some cooler weather!

Thanks,
Pam

Vee said...

Always a beautiful tea scape in your garden. Yes, summer has been dreadfully slow...understandable, perfectly.

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

Such a lovely garden space you have for tea! That garden door is famous all throughout blogland! I have been away from the blog more this summer too. Feels good! But I hate missing stuff. I bet the Denver flea was fun! I'd love to go. Happy teatime!

xinex said...

You always set the loveliest tea in the garden, Bernideen, and this is no exception. It is sooooo pretty!....Christine

The Charm of Home said...

That is once again just beautiful! I love that lacy green teapot! Thanks for hosting!

Country Gal said...

All so very pretty ! Thanks for sharing , Have a good week !

[email protected] Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Cute figurine, Bernideen. I got sunburned myself this afternoon. {at the beach}. But I don't mind as it will turn into a tan in a couple of days. I love your teacups stacked on their stand. Would love to find one of those stands! Your tea setting is lovely as usual and the QA Lace adds such a pretty touch throughout your garden. I am not having much luck getting an outdoor tea set up this year. It's always too windy and I'm not home much these days. We'll see what the weekend brings. Thank you for hosting and joining me for Tea Time.

Blessings,
Sandi

Carrie said...

Hi Bernideen! WOW that bouquet is GORGEOUS! As is your lovely garden (as usual). This tea is so dreamy with the long trailing lace on the lawn. Beautiful tea cups and I really like that teapot with the green. Thanks for hosting, and I hope you have a great week!

Ruth Weston said...

Lovely garden tea setting, and gorgeous teacups. Hope your sunburn wasn't too bad, but I bet you had a lot of fun! Thanks for linking to Tuesday Cuppa Tea!
Ruth

Angela McRae said...

I continue to be amazed at how "spring-like" it still looks in your Colorado garden!

Karen said...

Hi Bernideen,
Everything is so pretty as always! Love your new teacup finds and that teapot with the green and pink roses is my favourite. Your garden flowers are so beautiful. Lace in the garden is so lovely! Thank you for hosting tea time today. Have a wonderful week. Karen

Valerie Zagami said...

What a lovely and restful time is had with you Bernideen and your perfect eye for decorating, gardening and tea. Thanks. Valerie

Ruthie Miller said...

Dear Bernideen,
Your flowers are oh, so, lovely. They sure do love your yard and your touch to flourish so.
Your teacups and teapot are so pretty. You arrange it all it all in such an appealing way. I bet we all wish we could drop by for a cuppa with you.
Happy day, Ruthie

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

What an absolutely gorgeous garden teatime, Bernideen. All your lovely touches are simply splendid.

Mascha said...

Wow, so wonderful lovely arrangements and photos!

[email protected] said...

The weather isn't so great in Brittany this morning and it was such a pleasure to be able to stop for tea in your wonderful garden with your pretty teacups. I'm off to admire more beautiful teapots thanks to your party!

Anne Payne said...

Bernideen, Your garden is lovely! I have had no luck growing anything this year. It's been such a disappointment because I purchased three rose bushes, two gardenia, and some beautiful hollyhock in the spring and they only bloomed once. I think there is something wrong with my soil :(

You found some gorgeous teacups. I would so enjoy sitting in your garden and sharing a cup of tea with you. It has been a frightfully busy summer, without too many lazy days. Hoping it slows down this autumn.

Have a blessed week!

jeanniemc said...

Love this post today--the flowers, tea setting and scenery is so lovely...I do not have a blog but I "join" you for tea when you host these parties...I am just getting all my tea sets and linens out of storage and I am glad to have found your blog...Thanks for sharing!

Jeannie

janice15 said...

O just lovely Bernideen, I always love visiting your sweet Garden as always everything looks wonderful. I have been so busy with my Mama's things I have blogged but haven't done much visiting around which I have missed.. Summer will be leaving us soon and my favorite time of year with be here Autumn/Fall. Your bouquet is very lovely as well as the tea cups.. Happy Weekend with love Janice

Storybook Woods said...

I love you summer theme. Beautiful idea and well done. I am coveting that tea cup. Clarice

Kathy A Delightsome Life said...

Gorgeous tea, Bernideen - beautiful teacups and lovely flower arrangements - I will be featuring your post in this week's A Return to Loveliness,
Kathy

Grantham Lynn said...

I love your garden and tea party. I would love to come and have tea there with you. Thanks for the linky. I would love to join!