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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Teacup Tuesday! Smile It Makes People Wonder What You're Up To!

The tea cup I chose to showcase today isn't beautiful or dainty. It doesn't have an exquisite design and it's not from England.
No, it's none of those things. But here's how I would describe it.
Happy, unique, bright, cheery, sentimental, special!

Yes it's all those things in my eyes. See,I love all things smiley.(You probably couldn't tell by my header!) They make me happy.
Most people know this, especially my daughter who went out of her way to find this for me and give it to me for Christmas last year.
Does it stand out like a sore thumb next to my other cups. You bet! But I guarantee you, it's the first one you'll see and notice and I'd say that makes for a very special tea cup!

Here is the adorable saucer!


And because I'm a goofball I'm going to show you the back of the saucer like I would my other saucers and show you that it's still got the tag on it! LOL! 
Oh yeah, baby. Made in China! Ha!

I'm linking up with:
Martha's Favorites Tea Cup Tuesday
Artful Affirmations Tea Cup Tuesday

Have a FABULOUS day my sweet friends!


Kim

17 comments:

  1. LOL! Love your tea cup!! :) It definitely puts a :) on your face.

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  2. Your description of your tea cup: Happy, unique, bright, cheery, sentimental, special reminds me of you and so very much more! What a wonderful gift from your precious daughter.

    Yes, when you come please stay with us and of course I will take your family portraits. I would love it! When does your trip around the world start?

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  3. That cup fits you so well!!

    I love reading over here.

    Thank you for posting this.

    In HIS Keeping,
    Mrs.B

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  4. Hi :) What a fun and happy cup that is!! How cute!!

    Wishing you a wonderful....and Happy Tea Tuesday!!

    Warmest hugs, Brenda

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  5. Hi Kim,
    What a fun teacup and so special for your daughter to find it for you.

    Thank you for stopping by place to visit today.

    Regards
    Kelsie

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  6. Your cup makes me smile : )
    That is worth so much!
    Is this the cup you use when you need cheering up?
    Thank you so much for showing us your happy cup today.
    Hugs,
    Terri

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  7. Hmmm. This cup description sounds so much like you! Just like You knowing you will be smiling when you use this I know each morning when I come here I will leave here smiling and full of joy and laughter because of you! Thanks for being that kind of friend! I love you and love coming here!

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  8. This one is my favorite!!! I love it. Where in the world did she find it. Might have to find one for myself!!

    Love and Blessings my friend!!

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  9. That teacup is TOTALLY you!! If I saw it in a store, it would just say "Kim" all over it...'cause I KNOW you love those smiley faces.

    Definitely a happy cup for enjoying an afternoon tea break...or perhaps your pumpkin spice latte!!

    Have a lovely day.

    Blessings,
    Patti

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  10. Thanks for making my heart smile today. I have such wonderful memories of the tea cups that were in my mothers hutch. Four are all thats left of my mothers tea cups and they are proudly displayed in her hutch that is now in MY home. =)

    Chalena

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  11. Well, this is a happy cup!!! :)

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  12. I'm glad I got to see the cup in person and it is SO you my friend!! Your smiley face things are so cute! I love that your daughter tracked that down for you - so sweet and thoughtful! :)

    Big your-love-of-smileys-makes-me-smiley size hugs to you!! Have a lovely evening! Love ya!! :)

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  13. Cute cup! Reminds me of the 1970's when yellow smiley faces were the big new fad!! (LOL I'm showing my age!)

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  14. That is so fun! You can't help but smile when you look at it!

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  15. I guess you could say your design style (taste) is shabby chic with a smile!?

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  16. So cute!! You can't help but smile when you see this!!

    Debbie

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  17. What a fun cup. It sure made me smile. :)
    Hugs,
    mImi

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