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Do you think this is enough teapots?



That's not even all of them. I couldn't fit them in one picture, my kitchen counters won't let me go back that far. I actually have 17 on display right now. I just put them up this afternoon. I have at least one or two more that are in the garage. I might even find more out there that I didn't know of.

Date: 2011-08-08 03:44 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] irishlullaby.livejournal.com
That is nowhere near enough teapots. A lady MUST have a teapot for every occasion. And she can never ever use the same teapot twice in the same year, otherwise it would cause scandal!

Date: 2011-08-10 03:30 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] milieva.livejournal.com
Damn right. Now if only my boyfriend could understand this. Then again, if he can't I suppose I can replace him with a new one who understands the fine art of tea.... though I am converting him.

Date: 2011-08-08 04:15 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jiji-bean.livejournal.com
I love teapots so I think these look fantastic!

Date: 2011-08-10 03:30 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] milieva.livejournal.com
Me too, obviously. About half were inherited, but still awesome

Date: 2011-08-12 03:06 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jiji-bean.livejournal.com
I think the fact that they were inherited adds more of a "classic" feeling to them - though they have quite a bit already :) Lovely

Date: 2011-08-08 04:25 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] othermewriter.livejournal.com
No such thing as too many tea pots :)

Date: 2011-08-10 03:30 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] milieva.livejournal.com
too true

Date: 2011-08-08 04:36 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] styromgalleries.livejournal.com
Ooh! I'd love to have a fun collection of teapots like that one day.

I just got myself two infuser mugs yesterday. I'm pretty excited about that. I've been drinking Earl Grey this week like it's going out of style.

Date: 2011-08-10 03:32 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] milieva.livejournal.com
I'm rather fond of PG Tips, but Twinings Lady Grey is lovely. My boss gave me a wonderful white peach tea because she doesn't rink hot tea during the summer.

A good portion of those are inherited since I got everything in the house. That doesn't mean I wouldn't eventually have collected that many myself.

Date: 2011-08-10 03:55 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] styromgalleries.livejournal.com
I've actually been thinking about trying the Lady Grey. I'm glad you mentioned it. I'll definitely have to now. :D

Date: 2011-08-08 07:34 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] postynotedreams.livejournal.com
Hee, cute! So you've been keeping this teapot hoarding habit a secret, huh? ;)

Date: 2011-08-10 03:33 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] milieva.livejournal.com
It tends to happen. Part of them were my gran's. They came with the house. Some have been mine for years, and others are new acquisitions.

Date: 2011-08-10 07:15 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] glory_jean
Ah, yeah my perfume bottle collection started like that. My grandmother had an impressive collection of Avon bottles displayed on her wall.

Date: 2011-08-09 11:12 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] nonlinearmusing.livejournal.com
I *love* your collection! :D They look great above your cabinets in the kitchen.

Date: 2011-08-10 03:34 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] milieva.livejournal.com
I wasn't fond of the display my gran had up. Then I realised just how many teapots I had about the house.... Viola! Teapot Display!

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