Tea For Two

One of my DT partners picked the Two for Tea Set by Graciellie Designs March release.  I thought I'd really like to have it myself, So I purchased my own set!  They just remind me of the beautiful teacups both my grandmothers collected. One grandmother favored fine English china and the other the European Pearl Lusterware - it made for a very beautiful collection!!  Between moving and children and house fire, I am afraid not one of them has survived.  Buying the set of stamps was a whole lot easier than locating and displaying 100 or so teacups!  So I made a set of cards to save as invites to future lunches.

I printed these cups on pretty chintzy looking paper from Anna Griffin 

I also printed the teacup rose separately - to do this I masked the teacup from the rose on my computer I did this first in the color it comes in and then changed it to gray

I went with the softer gray
I colored the roses, fussy cut the teacups

Gave teh tea cup a coating of crystal effects to make it look more like china

And Here they are 2 of each style:

Fun little project!!  Think how nice these would look printed on your papers!
Thanks for stopping by!
Ginny M 


Very pretty, Ginny. These are so elegant. I like your patterned cups.
Esther Asbury said…
Wow! So elegant and pretty! Love those white feathers tucked under the tea-cups!
Unknown said…
So Beautiful!!!
Unknown said…
Great tutorial and teacups Ginny!
Anne said…
Tea, my fav drink! Lovely cards and that gorgeousbackgroundpaper is to die for!
katgodwin said…
Ginny, these are absolutely exquisite. Although, I must say EVERY card you make is exquisite in my humble opinion. Love you. :)
What amazing card Ginny - they are beautiful.
Katie said…
Stunning cards
Echo said…
Wow, these are just stunning! They truly do look like fancy tea cups!
Billie A said…
Beautiful cards. I love the added feather. great colors and fancy cups.
Sue D said…
Your tea cup cards are gorgeous. I like the addition of the feathers.
Is a stunning card,wonderful
Viki Banaszak said…
Your cards are so pretty. I love the background that you used.

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