My Sweet Goodies From The 12th Tea Cup and Mug Exchange

A cup of tea
shared with a friend
is happiness tasted
and time well spent.

Hello, my friends!
I trust you are well on this lovely day in May.
As many of you know
I hosted the 12th Tea Cup and Mug Exchange in April
and now it's time for the fun reveal.
I thought I would show you my tea cup and mug gifts today
and tomorrow will be the big reveal for everyone that participated.
I hope you'll stop by tomorrow or the days after
to see the many tea cups and mugs that were exchanged around the world.

Now sit back and relax, dear ones,
while I show you the goodies that I was blessed with.
June sent the loveliest mug package my way
and oh, what sweet treats she included!

This generous lady knows me to a "tea"
because the gifts she included were pink 
and covered in roses {my favorite}.

As I opened the box 
I pulled out dish after dish. . .
a heart dish with a single pink rose on it,
a small plate perfect for holding a tea bag,
a sugar bowl,
a creamer,
and a beautiful mug.

June also blessed me with two beautiful spoons.
As you can see the one has a pretty heart on the end.

The mug itself is lovely 
and perfectly dainty.

And to top everything off
June gave me a glass bird, a wonderful novel, 
two flower doilies, tea, coffee, 
and treats for my sweet tooth.
I am truly humbled by all that she gave me.

And now let me show you the wonderful tea cup delights
that Lisa gifted to me.
Everything arrived in this box
all beautifully wrapped and neatly tucked inside.

Lisa made it possible for me
to have a fun and festive tea party 
with the items she gave me.

She sent me a stunning Haviland Limoge tea cup
that was from her very own collection.
What an honor to add it to my collection!

Glittery gold stars
and gold star lights brought a smile to my face.
They will be the perfect addition to a whimsical tea party.

And to add to that whimsical tea party,
pretty little candles along with confetti balloons.

Lisa also included some delicious tea
and two beautiful vintage jewelry pieces.

I am incredibly thankful for the love and kindness
Lisa poured into my tea cup parcel.

Both June and Lisa went above and beyond 
in all that they gave me.
Thank you from the bottom of my heart, ladies!

Before I bring this post to a close,
I thought I would show you the packages 
that I sent to Libby and Jeanie.

The tea cup parcel went to Libby
who blogs at

The tea cup trio was found at my new favorite Etsy shop
She has a wonderful selection of tea cups
and she is one of the loveliest Etsy shop owners.

And the mug package went to Jeanie
who at this time does not have a blog.

I fell in love with the giraffe mug.

Friends and tea
make the world more beautiful.

Thank you for visiting.
Please stop by tomorrow or sometime after
to see what the other ladies received during the exchange.



Net - "It's a Wonderful Movie" said...

Oh, Stephanie! What lovely gifts you received... and such lovely gifts you gave away! You pictured them all so beautifully!!! A tea party sounds delightful with dear friends!

Blessings on your day! Net

living from glory to glory said...

Morning! It was a fun experience I am sure for so many ladies enjoyed it all thanks for showing us your gifts received and given...
Hugs, Roxy

Pam said...

Looks like another beautiful cup exchange! Such a nice thing you do with that helping others make new blogging friends and sharing happiness.

Chris Lally said...

Lovely gestures by all!
Looking forward to more beautiful exchange photos.

Linda said...

Oh how lovely, Stephanie...smiles. I hope you have wonderful rest of the week.

Debbie Harris said...

Gorgeous!! All the way around!
That pretty pink is breath taking.:-)
Your gifts will allow you the enjoyment of a fun and festive tea party or an elegant tea party. What a joy!
I love that giraffe mug, darling, and you graced her with such beautiful matching items.
Beautiful post, always the prettiest photos.
I'm looking forward to your link up party tomorrow.
Thank you again for this wonderful exchange, Stephanie.
Enjoy your day in all its beauty~

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

What wonderful packages you received and sent, dearest Stephanie, and you truly deserve to be spoiled and treated royally! You will think of your teacup/mug givers whenever you sip from their pretty cups. Enjoy all your gifts, sweet friend.

Brenda said...

Lots of lovelies were gifted. I LOVE the tea cup set that you sent to Libby. Oh my!I think I would have cried when I opened the box! I am a roses girl and love shades of pink. Some day I hope to be able to participate in the exchange.

Roosterhead Designs said...

Lovely gifts Stephanie! You are truly blessed.
(I'm so in love with that sweet pink bird! :)
Thanks for sharing, hugs- karen o

e l i z a b e t h ♥ said...

Dearest Stephanie,

Oh, I am still enjoying ALL the lovely treasures you sent...they are all so special! That teacup is just exquisite and oh so fancy! I feel like it's fit for royalty...and that gorgeous floral design...be still my heart! Thank you again for your kindness, generosity and all the love that you put into the package! I have my reveal post published already and ready to link up here tomorrow...I can't wait to see all that everyone sent and received!

You were certainly spoiled with the packages you received, sweet friend! And you are most deserving! The mug is so sweet with all that pink! And I love the gentle green color on tour teacup...I know you are enjoying all your goodies!

Wishing you a lovely and blessed remainder of the week! Sending love and hugs ♥

Creations By Cindy said...

So many precious and sweet treasures you have dear Stephanie. Thank you so much for doing this for us all. It is so much fun and what a way to make new friends. It is has a joy to participate again. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Anonymous said...

I have enjoyed not only your post today, but several others who have shared their delightful tea cup exchange goodies. Have a blessed afternoon.

Grace H. said...

What sweet and lovely goodies!!! So excited for the reveal tomorrow. ;)

Debby Ray said...

Oh my goodness...so many lovely gifts, both given and received! Saying thank you just seem quite sufficient for all that you do to put the exchanges together. You are quite a gal, Stephanie! ♥

Angie B. said...

Wonderful gifts all around! If you have not read The Wedding-- it is a beautiful and wonderful book.

Teri said...

Dear Stephanie ... such sweet and precious treasures. Homespun Hugs ♥ Teri

Michele said...

Oh, Steph - everything is just gorgeous coming and going out.

You did receive such treasures. And your photos are incredible!

Thank you so much for making this exchange possibly. You are a true angel -
the friendships formed is a blessing for us, thank you so so much.

Love and hugs and prayers. ♥

Regina said...

Ooh Stephanie how very pretty! I can't wait to see the other ladies reveal.

Julie's Creative Lifestyle said...

Hi Stephanie, how nice to receive all of those nice tea items. I look forward to see what everyone receives. I know it's a lot of work hosting this exchange for everyone but you do such a great job and I know everyone enjoys it very much.
Julie xo

Cheryl said...

Such beautiful, thoughtful gifts...both what you gave and what you receive, sweet friend! Thank you again for doing this for us! I truly had a wonderful time, and I have, once again, made two very special friends. That is the best part of all. God bless you!

Marilyn @ MountainTopSpice said...

What a gorgeous collection of goodies! How I adored the gorgeous tea cups and mugs both sent and delivered! And wonderful to add a teacup from a new friend's collection to your own! Such delights that come all packaged up so lovingly and thoughtfully! I loved the heart-shaped spoon too, truly unique and lovely! Sweet blessings to you Stephanie, with much love and appreciation for all you do to make this tea exchange SO MUCH FUN :)

Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

Wow! So much prettiness!! Both of your boxes certainly were full to the brim with beautiful gifts!! I have to say that the giraffe mug is my stand out favorite! That is the cutest thing -- does it have a "maker" or brand on it? My daughter loves giraffes and she'd love that mug! Thanks for all of your hard work on this exchange-- what a joy it is!

Margie said...

Such wonderful packages given and received. You definitely deserved to be spoiled by your partners. The giraffe mug made me smile.

Unknown said...

Hello! I so enjoyed all I read today. I too am a child of the King and I would like to sign up for your blog. I currently do not have a blog myself. Please let me know how to get your blog each day. (I’m not very technically savvy). Thanks Sandi Baker

Stephanie said...

Good morning, dear Sandi! It's a delight to "meet" you and it would be a joy to have you follow my blog. The best way for you to follow is through email. On the side of my blog you will find a box where you can enter your email address so that you can receive my posts via email.

If you have any problems please feel free to email me at: kekepania525@gmail.com

Carla from The River said...

I just love seeing the treasures you receive during the tea cup exchange.
Love, Carla

Sheryl said...

What very lovely gifts given and received. Thought and generosity to compile boxes full of pretty teacups and goodies which delight the eye. I´m going to enjoy seeing what everyone has received.

krishna said...

OMG !! this amazing.. I fell i love with all the items..

Ang Specht said...

I love the heart shaped dish, the spoons, the box from the mug swap...all so pretty! Thanks again for another fun swap! :)

mamasmercantile said...

What a wonderful array of beautiful gifts, you were truly blessed.

Linda Walker said...

Dear Stephanie,
Such lovely packages, tea cups and mugs! The vintage jewelry is gorgeous!! What a nice surprise! Love the party goodies..... My only question is when is the tea party??? ;) The giraffe mug made me smile! Just the cutest!

Thank you so much Stephanie for all that you have put in to this swap. I truly appreciate all of your efforts. It has brought me so much joy and I cannot thank you enough! Lots of love and hugs to you, Linda

Conniecrafter said...

yes I would say she knows you well and I love that spoon with the heart, so sweet!
Glad you had a good exchange this year!

Paige said...

What beautiful gifts! I recognize the Firelight Chai - I've had some myself. ^_^ And how fun to have a party-themed package! The gifts you sent were also lovely. The giraffe mug is such a fun find!
Though I didn't participate in this exchange, I'm looking forward to doing the next one, Lord willing!

Jennifer said...

How splendid! All of it is so beautiful and delicate and feminine...just like you!
I love all the special thought you put into your packages. Enjoy each of your tea cups as you have tea for various occasions!

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