Coming Up Roses

The Complete Table: Coming Up Roses

The chintz pattern first arrived in Europe from India in the early 17th century in the form of brightly printed calico fabric with vibrant...

5 Stunning Teapots for Summer

Afternoon tea in the summer beckons bright and beautiful tablescapes, fresh fare, and gorgeous teapots that truly take our breath away. From colorful and...
The Complete Table: Beautiful & Bold

The Complete Table: Beautiful & Bold

Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by John O'Hagan Blue-and-white—a popular duo for tea ware—paired with a contrasting bold hue creates a visually stunning...
The Complete Table: Ready for a Sea Change

The Complete Table: Ready for a Sea Change

Few things are prettier than a tea table set with translucent bone china. And when the china has an embossed pattern such as that...
Treasured Teapot: Perennial Rose

Treasured Teapot: Perennial Rose

Text by Britt Crawford • Photography by John O’Hagan Royal Doulton’s Centennial Rose presents a timeless rosy motif idyllic for a springtide table. Since Royal Doulton’s...
Asian Inspired

The Complete Table: Asian Inspired

It's easy to set an elegant tea table with Wedgwood Kutani Crane, an Asian-inspired design with English style. Created in 1971 to pay homage...
Treasured Teapot: Ravishing Repoussage

Treasured Teapot: Ravishing Repoussage

Text by Britt Crawford • Photography by Jim Bathie Kirk Stieff Silver’s Ram’s Head teapot displays the impressive metalwork technique. Translated to “pushed up,” repoussé or...
5 Pretty Floral Teapots for Spring

5 Pretty Floral Teapots for Spring

When spring finally arrives after a long winter, we excitedly welcome everything that comes with the glorious season: beautiful blooms, lovely weather, and, of...
Softly tinted details on the Irish-crafted Neptune Pink teapot by Belleek Pottery gently highlight a unique and memorable teatime accoutrement.

Treasured Teapot: Blushing Irish Beauty

Text by Britt Crawford • Photography by William Dickey Softly tinted details on the Irish-crafted Neptune Pink teapot by Belleek Pottery gently highlight a unique...
The Complete Table: Setting the Table with Family Heirlooms

The Complete Table: Setting the Table with Family Heirlooms

The late 19th and early 20th centuries, no china company was more popular among American brides than Haviland. The company, founded in 1842 by American...

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Here Comes the Bride

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