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…
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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