Most Popular Posts 2017

It’s almost the end of another year! The hectic Christmas season is certainly here, and it’s time to bust out the Christmas tunes. Memoirs of a Teapot is also close to one year old! The time has gone so fast and I am very pleased to have a group of readers supporting me and the…

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Wade’s Rubytone Tea Set

Ever since An Ornament’s Story, I have planned to do a post on the Rubytone tea set owned by one of my family members and mentioned in the article. But sometimes, information can be incredibly hard to come by! So while I haven’t filled in all the gaps about the set that I’d like to,…

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An Ornament’s Story

Found that you have a vast collection of ornaments? Looking at your collection, have you ever wondered where some of those ornaments came from? What was their story before they came to you? I have two little ornaments – a kitten and a fawn. They’re my mother’s actually, just on fairly permanent loan! I was…

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Comparing a Spider-Web Tea Set

Given that I’ve previously posted on the design of the Spider Web Tea Set and commented on my preference for the traditional designs used by Tuscan China in the 1930’s to the 1950’s, I’d like to see what you think! Compare the Spider-Web Tea Set (see earlier posts about this set here and here) with…

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Designing a Spider-Web Tea Set

One of my recent posts was about a lovely tea set created by Tuscan China in the mid 1950’s. {If you missed this post, you can find it here} While the monogram on the set is pretty intriguing, the first thing I always notice about any piece of ceramic is its decoration! When you look…

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A Spider-Web Tea Set

If you love tea then I’m willing to bet that you’ll also love the beautiful, delicate or quirky tea cups and accessories that go with it. I know I certainly do! Let me loose in T2 or a home wares store and I’ll be quite happy for the next hour. So for my first post…

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