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Lucky Afternoon Tea

Under the shade of a cooling tree, a soft breeze and the soothing cup of green tea. An afternoon tea with a touch of green.


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An afternoon tea with a touch of green to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day.

According to legend Saint Patrick used the shamrock, a three leaved plant, to explain the Holy Trinity to the Christian Irish people. :Wikipedia

Could this be the lucky four leaf clover…dainty afternoon sandwiches.

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Green tea was served, this tea cup is a single three piece set I bought at auction.

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I loved the art deco style handle of this Thomas Forester & Sons Ltd. teacup. ‘Golden Delta’.

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Surrounded also by Hobnail Milk Glass.

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An Irish Blessing:

May you always have
Walls for the winds,
A roof for the rain,
Tea beside the fire,
Laughter to cheer you,
Those you love near you,
And all your heart might desire!

Wishing everyone a lucky St. Patrick’s Day.


Next week with the start of Spring in the  Northern hemisphere, I look forward to sharing the Spring fever, and capturing those warming expressions of Spring. Inspirations from other particpants of ‘Celebrate Spring with Victoria’ details can be found here  so join in , posting anything that inspires you to the loveliness of Spring.

Linking to:

Martha’s & Terri’s Tea Cup Tuesday

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage, Tea Time Tuesday

Wanda Lee & Pam’s Teapot & Tea Things Tuesday


  1. Yvette~ I love your “green” tea 🙂 Your milk glass platter in the background, with your rose leaf reflection is lovely & your sweet four-leaf clover tea sandwiches look delish! Wishing you a Happy St. Paddy’s Day!

  2. Hi Yvette,
    Your tea is very pretty with all your green and white! Love the white roses and hobnail glass. Thank you for joining me for tea and a very Happy St. Patricks Day to you.


  3. What a lovely Irish setting for tea! I had a collection of four-leaf clovers when I was a girl. I put them between the pages of a book. I had many of them. I’d spend hours looking through clover patches to find them. Blessings to you, Yvette…

  4. Thanks for visiting my blog and I love all the green and white in your post. It is calming yet informative too. Happy St Patrick’s Day!

  5. Well, if it isn’t herself puttin’ out the most beautiful vignette…
    What lovely photos, Yvette. You shamrock sandwiches are darling, perfect for teatime. The green and white together is very pretty. I love your Irish Blessing – like a sweet, holy covering.
    St. Patrick was an amazing fellow, and it’s sure that we should celebrate him.

    Have a happy day with a pot of gold on top,

  6. Love your mosaic and all the photos. Beautiful. Yummy looking cookies too. Love how you made the cookies into a four leaf clover. Blessings.

  7. I simply love your design and your table scape. I would definitely hire you for a party. Wonderful post.

  8. I am entranced with the whimsical charm of your St. Patricks day tea post!…,
    I especially love your creative choice of tea sandwiches; what a clever and pretty way of presenting them as shamrock sandwiches, in the manner that you did!

    The overall ‘teascape’ vignette is exquisite!

    Thanks for joining Pam and I for TTTT and also for my 74th, ‘Tuesday Tea For Two’.

    Cheers from Wanda Lee

  9. Just a brief note but packed full of appreciation, for your post that you shared with us this week. So creative with you vignette and the photograhy is great. I am eager to see you and what you design next week.
    Until then, blessings, Pam

  10. I just love every detail of your post! The cups are exquisite – the shamrock sandwiches are adorable and I wish I had one now – and thank you for sharing about St. Patrick’s divine use of the clover. Just lovely!

  11. crustabakes says

    What a lovely table setting Yvette, Happy St Paddy’s day to u !

  12. What a dreamy table. I want to come to one of your gatherings…I would feel like the Queen herself with your beautiful dishes and to.die.for green glass vase(LOVE IT!). The cookies are adorable as well. Thanks for sharing.

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