I have collected and used antique and vintage pieces in my home for a long time. As I write this I am sitting at our kitchen table. A table we bought from Goodwill in Colorado Springs 15 years ago is still the table where we eat almost every meal. I am sitting on a vintage church pew that I bought from a local resale shop a decade ago (just one of several pews in our home).
Today I wanted to show you how I use some of my gorgeous vintage pieces for a beautiful tea and muffins minute. All of these antique and vintage items are available and will be making their way to Marburger Farm in just 3 weeks so you can create your own moment to share.
This pewter tray makes everything look more elegant. Literally lay whatever item you would like to highlight on this heavy, gorgeous French tray and it will look so fancy.
A small bouquet of sunflowers, a few sprigs of limonium, and some clippings from the back yard fill a vintage enamelware piece in such a fun way. This flour enamelware container is direct from England and oozing with British charm. The ironstone plate is simple and elegant and makes a few simple muffins ready to serve.
This green mug is a vintage piece, made in Japan. A great size with amazing color. This green can go through every season depending on what you pair it with.
I am currently reading Placemaker by Christie Purifoy. I first heard about this book on the podcast, The Next Right Thing, with Emily P. Freeman. I’m not sure what I was expecting, but this book has been so helpful for me. Having moved as many times as I have it is easy to feel rootless. Placemakers has helped me look back at the value every place we have lived has had, and as we prepare to stay put for a while I look at our situation here in Texas with more intention.
See what I did with the book here, I just put the book on the pewter tray and a sprig of flowers and doesn’t she look fancy?
Polka dotted tea pot, vintage creamer, antique green glass jar for sugar and a copper stand make a tea and muffin party complete.
Do you like to put together a tea party? I love a tea party and I am embarrassed at how many of these muffins are gone at this point.