Open shelves were used to lighten up the previously dark and crowded walls in this cottage kitchen. Mug hooks free up valuable shelf space and display colorful tea cups, while the white shelves and paneled wall help showcase the colorful dinnerware.
This country kitchen features custom blue cabinetry throughout, and a spacious island area with countertop seating. Built-in shelving provides a spot for organizing dishes and hanging tea cups, while an overhead chrome pot rack provides extra lighting for the kitchen island.
Brew a pot of English Breakfast tea for your guests. Serve in a feminine tea pot covered in flowers. Tea cups with matching saucers, also in a floral print, let your guests have a true experience of an English tea party. How perfectly girly!
Make waking up much more enjoyable with a tea lover's basket. Add a full set of tea cups (or just one) along with gourmet ingredients and tea bags to a classic basket. For a more polished presentation, showcase the ingredients in Mason jars or small canisters.
This romantic, shabby chic dining room features a crystal chandelier hanging over a vintage dining room table. An antique white cabinet showcasing dishware and tea cups hangs on the wall, while a traditional wood buffet with candlesticks and other decor finishes off the look of the space.
This contemporary master bedroom features a wall sitting area with an ivory chaise lounge and small wooden table just large enough for a tea cup and saucer. Floor-to-ceiling built-in espresso closets flank either side of the chaise, while a wooden starburst mirror is positioned overhead.
Boxwood clippings in a white tea cup become a tiny holiday tree. Fill the cup with floral foam and stud with green clippings. Use a hot glue gun to attach silver dragees from your cake-decorating stash. Add sparkle to natural cones and acorns with a thin coat of silver paint.
Relax with a cup of tea made from deliciously fragrant lavender flowers. Although studies have been small and limited, research at the University of Maryland Medical Center suggests that lavender tea may help relieve insomnia and stress, among other conditions.
Teacups can be found by the dozen at yard sales and thrift stores. Pick them up to give as small gifts to those who enjoy a cup of tea or coffee. Tuck some favorite flavors or blends inside the cup, tied in a bundle with twine or pretty ribbon.