11th Tea Cup and Mug Exchange Sign-Up

***Registration is now closed***

Tea is to the body
as music is to the soul.
- Earlene Grey -

Sweet friends,
it's time for the 11th Tea Cup and Mug Exchange!
If this is your first time participating in the exchange 
than let me warmly welcome you - I am so glad you are going to join the fun.
If you are a returning participant than let me just say "Welcome back!"

The past Tea Cup and Mug Exchanges have brought many women together
from all around the world and lasting friendships have been made.
The idea of this exchange formed one day while I was looking at my collection of tea cups
and I thought to myself that it would be a joy to bring ladies together over a cup of tea.
The first exchange was a success and soon mugs were included
since everyone has different tastes and styles.
At the end of this post you can visit the links to previous exchanges
and see what others have been blessed with.

Now, lets go over a few details 
and hopefully I will answer all of your questions concerning this exchange.

Please read this entire post for the complete details.

It's very easy to participate. . .

The exchange is open to everyone 
whether you're from America, England, Canada, Sweden, Australia, etc.
The more the merrier. . . 
and who doesn't love making friends from another country?

Also, you DO NOT need to have a blog in order to participate.

Let's go over a few rules . . .

{ 1 }
You will need to purchase a tea cup with a saucer or a mug, 
or you can send one from your own collection;
it's completely up to you.
If you send one from your own collection 
please make sure it's in good condition with no stains or chips.
Tea cups or mugs from antique or thrifts stores are also fine,
but again, please make sure they are in good condition.

{ 2 }
Please add tea or coffee 
at least one extra item to your tea cup or mug package.
It can be handmade treasures, doilies, linens, etc.
Some participants enjoy sending a package full of goodies
while others are only able to send a few items.
Either one is fine and acceptable.
You can look at the reveal post from the last exchange 
to see what other women have received.
The link will be at the end of the post.

You will send a tea cup/mug package to a special someone 
and you will receive a tea cup/mug package from a special someone else
so you will be making two friends in the process.

{ 3 }
You must fill out the registration form in order to participate.

All you have to do is click on the link below
and answer the questions.

Registration Closed

{ 4 }
PLEASE do not join the exchange only to receive something
and not send anything out - this is terrible etiquette!
If you sign up than you are committed to sending a tea cup/mug parcel.
I understand that life happens
and if you sign up, but then realize you cannot participate
please let me know before September 20th.

*** Whatever you sign up to exchange is what you will send and receive. ***
You can also sign up to exchange both a tea cup and mug.

Sign up for the tea cup exchange will start today, September 13th
and will go until Wednesday, September 20th.
so we have one week to sign up and spread the word.
I will email each one of you on either Saturday the 23rd or Sunday the 24th
with the information you need to send your special someone her tea cup or mug.

We have until Friday, October 6th
to get a tea cup/mug package together and shipped out.

I would advise those of you who choose to ship overseas to send your packages out
immediately after receiving the information of the person you are sending to
because shipping takes at least 2 - 4 weeks longer.

And finally. . . 
I will have a linky party on my blog the first or second week of November.
so that we can share our treasures with everyone.
The reason for having the link up later 
is because we want to make sure everyone has their tea cup or mug in hand.

If you do not have a blog you can send me pictures of your new tea cup or mug
and I will put them on my blog for all to see.

Does everything make sense, sweet friends?
You can email me with any questions that you might have:

For those of you that sign up I will be in touch periodically via email
with updates and reminders.

One more thing, I will also be giving your email address to the lady that is sending to you
so that if there are any issues with shipping you and the sender can work things out.
If you do not wish for me to give your email address out than please let me know.

The Tea Cup and Mug Exchanges in the past have been a tremendous blessing
and I know this one will be as well so please join us for some sweet fun.
You can see what others received from the last exchange by clicking on this link:

You can also read a few testimonials 
from ladies that joined the past exchanges by clicking on the link below:

Here is the button for the 11th Tea Cup and Mug Exchange.
Simply save the image and add it to your sidebar.
Copy and paste this code with the image
so that others can find the exchange and join the fun:

* *  * Remember * * *
Please fill out the form by clicking on the link below: 

Registration Closed

You must fill out the form in order to participate! 
If you have any issues with the form please email me at: 

Please keep in mind that the the next exchange will be in a year.
I will not be hosting this event in the spring,
but rather only during the autumn season.

 Love and hugs to you, dear friends! 
I hope you join the fun! 

Everything stops
for tea.



Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

I can't believe it's here already! I've been collecting goodies since the last one in anticipation! Thanks SO much for all the hard work you put into this -- I've made so many new friends through this exchange!

Kelly-Anne ♥ The Diary of a Country Girl said...

Oh, how very, very exciting! I have been anticipating this glorious day and I have been collecting goodies over the past while already! {{Smiles}} Thank you for hosting once again, dear Stephanie! You are so kind to do this! Ooh...such delights!


Anonymous said...

Thank you again for hosting this! I am excited for this, too! I have collected things too just for it!

Magpie's Mumblings said...

Woo hoo! My registration form is filled in and now I can't wait to meet my swap partner! Now I have to start creating things to include in my parcel but will have to wait until I see what colours she likes. Thank you SO much Stephanie for doing this for us - it has to be a huge undertaking for you and I sincerely hope there are helpers in the background making it easier for you.

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Stephanie, It's time once again for the beautiful exchange. I regret that this season I have to pass due to my schedule. I hope, and I know everyone will have a wonderful time exchanging pretties and making new friends. I can say it becomes a highlight not soon forgotten each time we use our gift.
Thank you dear for all you do. I'll miss this one, but sending my best wishes for a great exchange! Blessings. xoxo

Debbie said...

Goodness I can't believe it's that time again. How exciting...Thank you so much for organising this beautiful exchange again Stephanie. Such a thrill...Already have a few ideas of things to pop into my parcel. x

collettakay said...

This will be my first time participating in this exchange! I'm so excited :)


Paige said...

This will be my first time and I am so excited to participate! :) Thanks for organizing this event Stephanie!

Maggie Ann said...

Hi Stephanie, Thanks for stopping by my blog...that was so nice of sweet you! I have Parkinson's Disease and it slows me down now in different ways, but I am still hanging on to my blog. I think the teacup exchange looks like a real treat for you all, its nice to read of good things happening for a change, but God is always good and a faithful friend...hugs, Maggie Ann

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

This is always an exciting day, when we sign up for your most lovely of all exchanges, sweet Stephanie. I will pray for you as your prepare and organize this teacup ministry of your. I appreciate all that you do and please don't hesitate to ask me to help, if needed. Love and hugs to you......

Lady Linda said...

So excited! I know these are a great deal of work for you and we all appreciate you. I thought I missed this one so was so excited when I got your email. I have joined each one and they have all been so much fun and very special.

Sarah said...

I am so excited to participate again! : ) Thank you for all that you do!

Olivia Bell said...

Yay! I have been anticipating this since the last exchange! My form is submitted and now the waiting begins! I cannot wait to see who I will be paired with! Thank you so much for hosting this lovely event, it is such a joy to look forward to each year!!! {{smiles}}

Regina said...

I'm so excited for this. I can't wait to spoil the lady I get!

R's Rue said...


Kate Yetter said...

Ohhh, I am so jealous!! I really want to participate but I am going to have to pass this time around due to circumstances but I am looking forward to participating in a future swap. So glad that you have this more than once a year! Have fun.

Roseann Hampton said...

So excited to be able to participate again!

Lea @ CiCis Corner said...

I have been looking forward to this and knew it was just about time. I filled out my form and wanted you to know that the only reason I said I would not be a volunteer to help you send out packages to those who do not fulfill their obligations is because I am going to be gone so much of Oct. Wow, that was a run on sentence. Sorry! I felt badly saying no and wanted to explain that to you. Thanks for all your work on this!

Jennifer said...

Hello Stephanie,
I'm delighted that this has come around again. What a joy it is to be a part of this and thank you for hosting this! My daughters have decided to join in on the fun this year!
Hope you have a wonderful day!

PJ said...

I've signed up for my first time as it sounds like a really lovely thing to be a part of. Looking forward to sending out a parcel to someone.

Barbara said...

Like so many of the other ladies I've been collecting or making goodies to put in my package. I am always so excited when it's "exchange time" . Thank you from the bottom of my heart for hosting these exchanges. You are a blessing to us all.

Tamago said...

It's time for the exchange already - time flies! I look forward to seeing all the cups and mugs and many more :-)

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

Even though I'm not blogging any more, I am grateful to have the email reminder for the exchange and wouldn't miss it for the world!
Looks like many of us, myself included, have been gathering sweet things to include in our exchange boxes.
Thank you so much for taking this on again Stephanie and I like the idea of an annual autumn event.

Debbie Harris said...

I finally made it!!
This is always such an exciting post to find in my in box as I wait with anticipation of this lovely event that you SO GRACIOUSLY hold for us ladies to enjoy.
Meeting other ladies from around the globe through this exchange has brought much joy into my life, not to mention the sweet friendships that have formed, such a blessing.
So, thank you, Stephanie!
I'm all signed up :-)
Have a beautiful and happy day!

Linda Walker said...

Another tea exchange! One of life's small treasures! I look forward to each one. Thank you sweet friend! This exchange is just what I need in my life right now! xo

Jean | DelightfulRepast.com said...

Stephanie, I'm just not "geared up" right now to participate, but I eagerly await the post when we see all the things that were exchanged! I imagine this is a lot of work for you, even if it is happy work; but "tea ladies" are very appreciative sorts!

Little Wandering Wren said...

Hi Stephanie - you are an absolutely Darling to be doing this again, I am going to join in with all the fun from afar after the troubles of delivering to Thailand and will be with you in spirit! I have loved getting to know my new teacup friends!
Much love Wren x

Joan said...

love still your teacups ...greetings,Joan

Lillie said...

I am so excited and so looking forward to this. Thank you Stephanie for doing this again.

Julie's Creative Lifestyle said...

Hello Stephanie,
I am sorry but I will not be able to participate in your lovely tea cup exchange at this time. I will look forward to seeing all the lovely tea cup and mugs and goodies everyone receives. You work so hard at this and everyone appreciates it and has fun meeting new friends. Good luck with the exchange and take care.
Hugs, Julie xo

Margie said...

Thank you for undertaking this epic exchange, Stephanie!

Creations By Cindy said...

Thank you dear sweet one for doing this for us again! I love getting to know others. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Pamela said...

I have been looking forward to this - can't wait to see all the lovelies that everyone will include in their reveal posts. How fun that this exchange is in the fall/holiday season. Thank you again SO much for hosting!

Jodi said...

This will be my first time participating. So glad I found the link to this exchange!

Lowcarb team member said...

My good wishes to everyone participating in this ...
I look forward to seeing and reading more about it in the coming weeks.

All the best Jan

lauren m croke said...

I'm so excited to do this for a second time (I participated in Oct. 2015). This year I'm thinking of DIYing a mug... We'll see how it goes :)

Tanya Rachelle said...

Oh fun! I participated a while back and it was so much fun. Been a while and looking forward to participate again!!!

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