I Love Tea Cups

I Love Tea Cups

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Tablescape #29 4th of July

Hello Everyone,
Happy 4th of July. We are celebrating our Independence from Britain and I have been visiting our forefather's country for 18 days.
 It's Amazing.

The rain hit California with vengeance and my Tea Party was moved into the dining room.
It hasn't rained in June for YEARS!

I was lucky to find three 'Ingrid Bergman' rose blooms in garden for my patriotic floral arrangement.

I found these lovely cups at a yard sale
a long.......time ago. 


I am so practical that I bought plastic plates for this table. Using red flag plates about three times a year
It's a Good Thing.

The dessert plate is from my everyday dinnerware. And the silverware is Affection.
 Nice big white linen napkin.

English Scones
I have discovered that I am a ANGLOPHILE.
A person who greatly admires or favors England and all things English.
That's Me

One thing I know for sure is how to eat a scone.
One Sultana Scone
Real Butter
Strawberry Jam

Every afternoon my traveling companions and I would sit and have tea. Sometimes the scone would be served with German cream or just with Butter and Strawberry jam.
What a wonderful treat. 

While in London I drank my tea with cream and sugar. 
I loved it so much that I brought home a box of  'Twinings English Breakfast' tea.
I also enjoyed drinking Twinings Everyday tea every morning.

Sultana (grape)
The sultana makes the best scones.  The sultana is a type of white, seedless grape (Thompson Seedless) The sultana raisins have a delicate and unique flavor and are especially noted for their sweetness and golden colour. They just pop with flavor in a scone.
Sultana Scone Recipe is HERE.  

Thank you so much for visiting My Cozy Corner today.
I will be hopping around blog land so please hop with me if you can.
I joining:
Between Naps on the Porch for Tablescape Thursday
Tales from Bloggeritaville for Thrifty Thursday
Design by Gollum for Foodie Friday
My Romantic Home for Show and Tell Friday
At the Picket Fence for Inspiration Friday
The Charm of Home for Home Sweet Home Friday
The Tablescaper for Seasonal Sunday
Little Red House for Mosaic Monday

Please check out the post below.
Have a great Holiday Weekend.


  1. Gorgeous! This is a simple, but amazing, happy and elegant table! I'm in love with your plates, each one of them, wow, so Patriotic!! The white cups with feet are gorgeous, everything about this table is magnificent...all set for the celebration of Old Glory's birthday! Enjoy! Hugs, FABBY

  2. Betty,
    This is fabulous! I love all things English too. Your scones and jam look delicious! I love your star plates. Thanks for linking this up to Home Sweet Home and have a wonderful weekend!

  3. Hi Betty! OH, what a wonderful table you've set! I love your star plates and those roses are so pretty! Those little white cups are so dainty!
    Your food looks so tasty.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  4. Beautiful! I love the star plates and they look great stacked with your red and white plates. That scone looks heavenly, too.

  5. What a pretty setting! Your little bouquet would be perfect for Fresh-Cut Friday. :)


  6. Those scones look delicious. I just love your beautiful table setting. I wanted to invite you to come over and share your recipe at These Chicks Cooked Recipe Spotlight that I host each week. Have a great day :)

  7. Just beautiful!! The roses are amazing and the scone sounds delicious!

  8. Love your tablescape! So sharp and festive. Now, who doesn't like scones with cream and preserves!? What a lovely treat! Wish you and your family a wonderful 4th of July weekend.


  9. Wonderful tablescape. Love those star plates. And, I have one of those delicious scones and a cup of tea, please. Happy 4th!

  10. Please send some of the rain our way... Love your red white and blue.. the star plates are really cool. Yummy looking scones.. Happy fourth, many blessings, marlis

  11. So pretty! Love those little star plates! Happy 4th!

  12. Pretty table setting for the holiday tea party. The scones look so tasty.

  13. Pretty table and gorgeous roses. Happy 4th!

  14. Just beautiful! The table and the yummy treats looks so great. I look forward to having tea with you for Tea Party Tuesday. http://sweetology101.blogspot.com/2011/07/tea-party-tuesday-with-strawberry.html

  15. Looks great. I really like those cups. What a great find. Thanks for bringing your patriotic celebration to Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper


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