Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Tea Tuesday meets What's On Your Workdesk Wednesday (WOYWW)

I realize this is early, but today I'm combining WOYWW with Tea Tuesday.  I'm also involved in another blog hop later today and tomorrow, so wanted to get this posted on time.



I found this awesome magazine image of an Oriental tea pot and two lovely traditional handle-less tea cups.  I plan to cut the image out and use the tea stained dictionary page

 
as my background.  The lovely now-empty tea bags will be added for interest.  I'll show the completed piece sometime later this week.

Those of you coming from Julia's Stamping Ground to visit during WOYWW, probably came to see the rocking horse more than anything else.  As always, please leave your number so I can find you quickly and easily.

Those of you interested in joining me for tea today, please leave your link.  We'll drop by (possibly unannounced) for tea, coffee, art, a garden tour, or whatever you want to talk about and drink.  BTW, since I'm in my craft room, I have a full cup of coffee in that big ugly, stained mug that has a great lid that keeps all the coffee goodness in, and the paint and glue out.

33 thoughtful remarks:

see you there! said...

Happy Tuesday! I especially like the shape of the tail on this week's rocking horse and the blue bow of course.

Like the pieces you are using for your art - anxious to see what you do with them.

Darla

voodoo vixen said...

Now that is a very pretty image and it will great on the printed paper. Happy Tea Tuesday and boy are you early for WOYWW... you had me going there for a minute, thought I had lost a day somewhere!! LOL

Corrine at sparkledaysstudio.com said...

Great tea bags and stained papers, looking forward to what you will create. Enjoy the day. xox

Rebeca Trevino said...

love the tea pot image and i cannot wait to see how it all comes together.
i cannot keep up with you E - how do you do it?

Divers and Sundry said...

i love that tea pot. i've never seen anything quite like it, and i like the shape and color. i'll be interested in seeing how it turns out.

i'm still looking for earl grey tea: http://divers-and-sundry.blogspot.com/2013/06/the-search-for-earl-grey-continues.html

Krisha said...

Well, I brought my coffee with me to take an early snoop, but did keep it off your desk so no glue or ink would slip into it, or leave any cup rings on your project Like where you are going with this and look forward to seeing the finished piece. Ofourse I have no WOYWW # yet, still Tues. AM, but you know where I am. Have fun with the blog hop!

Halle said...

Happy Tuesday! That is a really cool image.

Craftymoose Crafts said...

That's a really pretty teapot image--I'm looking forward to seeing what you make with it. Of course, it is always fun to see a rocking horse from your collection!

Rita said...

That a stunning picture! I can imagine you could combine it with the tea stained paper and tea bags, but will want to see what you actually make with it. :)

Nikki said...

Wow are you early lol I'm enjoying an Iced faux Coffee it's getting late and I'm trying to avoid the caffine :P love the tea stained pages hugs Nikki

okienurse said...

great looking desk and I like that tea cup/pot idea. Please send me your address so I can send you some coasters to play with! okienurse@gmail.com. Thanks for sharing. Vickie #26

Belinda Basson said...

That image would have appealed to me too! #43

Claire said...

Ahhh tea! I know the Chinese invented it, but I still like English high tea best - lil cucumber sandwiches, scones, fairycakes, and the never-ending teapot :)
Happy WOYWW and have a wonderful week :)
no. 3

Lunch Lady Jan said...

The lid of the mug stops you dipping your painty brush into the wrong pot too! Oh yes, I have done that before.....painty tea, mmmmm, lovely :-P
I enjoyed following your instructions for the foldy book with pencils in the spine!
Hugs, LLJ 41 xxx

Helen said...

Saw this yesterday but for some reason didn't leave a comment.... ! Happy WOYWW, Elizabeth. Helen, 13

Spyder said...

So glad mine atc's have arrived! Will look out for yours, but the postman is noisy (I'm sure he reads every thing first! (no not really!) ...Last years being very late, this years probably still sticky, I made the other rocking horse black with a permanent pen, but even than took days to not be sticky! ATC's are another mini work of aRt! Happy WOYWW

((Lyn)) 51#

Julie Ann Lee said...

I love that tea-stained dictionary page. I'd forgotten how effective tea staining is. The coffee mug sounds a great idea - must invest in one of those! Sweet rocking horse! #57 Julie Ann xxx

Julia Dunnit said...

Yup, I'm supping coffee number three this morning. Love that tea image..more so I like how it inspired you.

Neet said...

Love that teapot. I remember buying one in the same pottery as that when in China - for a cousin. She gave it away later!! Wish she had given it to me.
Look forward to seeing what you make with all the "tea" things.
Lovely rocking horse today.
Hugs, and Thanks for visiting me earlier - Neet 29 xx

NatashaMay said...

Fabulous! Thanks for making the tutorial. Looks fantastic!

Maudieroff Roffey said...

Yes I came to see the rocking horse LOL - your tea pic looks great and fab idea to use on the dictionary pages - Happy WOYWW... Mxx #25

The Taming of the Glue said...

Lovely tea image and goes so well with the stained dictionary pages. Happy WOYWW. Pam#26

Monica said...

it is so exciting to find an image that goes with a project in hand. A busy few days is coming your way with some really fun projects.
Hugs to Bluebeard
Monica 109

Shaz Brooks said...

A mug with a lid1 What a great idea for crafters. Lost count of how often I've dipped a brush into my coffee. Loving the stained pages, Have a great week, Hugs Shaz #36 xxx

sandee said...

Loved the piano hinge tutorial above and how you used pencils instead of bamboo skewers, you are so clever! I think of you every time I see a rocking horse!! Thanks for visiting my WOYWW desk, well storage area, lol Waving hi from the hills of North Carolina ♥

Caro said...

I am a tea-aholic so this really appeals to me! Love your little rocking horse. Thanks for sharing. Happy WOYWW. Caro x (#133)

AnnieC said...

Beautiful images and I love the stained pages, can't wait to see the finished piece. What a great idea to have a lid on your cup - I've done the brush-in-the-coffee trick as well...mind you, that's not as bad as taking a slurp from the paint pot, which I've also done :o)x

AnnieC said...

Sorry forgot to leave my number! #129

akilli melek said...

long time no snoop. I'm trying to catch up with some old friends this week. caroline(akilli melek) #135

fairy thoughts said...

Hi Elizabeth
is it just me or does that gorgeous teapot look like it is made of chocolate? i don't drink tea so it wouldn't matter anyway lol
janet #35

Serendipity Stamping said...

Thanks for dropping by and leaving a lovely comment. I think I missed having a cup of tea though. Waving to the rocking horse. #121

JoZart said...

Late for WOYWW but my comment is very much related as I am back from my travels with Flat Susan and here to thank you so much for your ATC. Super idea for it too!
Can't believe I'm home with no travelling before me until September when DD in Germany has her 2nd child... a boy! A first in our family!
Best wishes and thanks again Elizabeth!
Jo x

Eliza said...

Lovely Image, I am not much of a tea drinker, I only drink tea when there is no good coffee around. It reminds me of a long time ago when some English people I was spending some time with convinced me that tea is better for you and taught me to drink tea without sugar. it makes me smile those time. give Bluebeard a cuddle for me, he is one beautiful cat.

Hugs Eliza and Yoda 25
Belated WOYWW greetings