A couple of weeks ago I found a teapot with a matching cream pitcher and sugar bowl on eBay in the same pattern as the cups and saucers that I used in my Easter dinner tablescape.
When I first spotted them and saw the Buy-It-Now price of $29.95 I thought the auction was for the teapot only, since that was the only piece in the picture. With shipping at $12.95, I decided that it was too rich for my blood and I would just have to pass. Upon a second look, I discovered more pictures and learned that the auction was for three pieces. I jumped on it.
I have emailed the seller, so I hope to have a somewhat happy outcome, but after seeing how beautiful the three pieces are it was a major disappointment for the handles to have broken. Let this be a lesson that bubble wrap doesn’t do a lot of good unless it is wrapped securely around all sides of the fragile object and fastened well with packing tape.
Guess my Tea for Two will have to wait.
So for some real tablescape ideas, head on over to Susan’s place at Between Naps on the Porch. I guess instead of tea on the porch, I’ll just go take a nap instead.