Fling off thy sadness!
Fair vernal flowers, laugh forth
Your ancient gladness!
~Thomas Blackburn, "An Easter Hymn"
A spring bouquet in china to celebrate the re-awaking of life from winter's cold, with an Easter friend to great each guest.
Royal Staffordshire, Caroline pattern
In your Easter bonnet with all the frills upon it,
You'll be the grandest fella in the Easter Parade,
~Easter Parade, Irving Berlin
Royal Crown Staffordshire,
Tulips in their bed
of glorious colors
a rainbow after
an April Shower.
~Tulips in Spring
Country Lane, a Paragon pattern but this set was after Royal Albert purchased Paragon, so it is a Royal Albert set.
for chicks and daffodils,
Playing, swaying in the Springtime breeze.
~found on an internet page with greeting card quotes, Verses4Cards.
and a Shelley Stocks set:
“Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were--Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail, and Peter." ~Beatrix Potter
Speaking of rabbits, lots are joining us for tea today:
a bunny creamer,
a bunny teapot,
and a bunny serving plate, all from Homegoods! The colored egg runner is also a Homegoods find from this year.
Would you like an orange blossom scone?
I'll share the recipe later this week.
I'm hopping on over to these tea parties:
Bernideen's Friends Sharing Tea
Rose Chintz Cottage's Tuesday