Monday, August 30, 2010
Unpacking the Teacups
With most of the house in order and a tea coming up, I decided a few weeks ago that it was time to unpack my teacups -- the poor dears have been languishing in a box for almost two years, due to moves and marriage and more moves.
I held my breath while unwrapping each cup and saucer, hoping against hope that there would be no casualties. Thankfully, each and every one was safe and sound.
There are so many memories with my teacups -- some are gifts from friends and family, some are thrifted. Some are delicate, some are sturdy. One is a souvenir of a happy summer spent in Indiana, one was rescued from destined destruction. Some are new(ish), some are antique. Some are tiny, some are capacious. All of them are beautifully mismatched, and beautifully unique.
And they will almost certainly share their cupboard with other teacups in the future! Just what is it about a teacup that is so delightful?