Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Stephanie's Teacup / Mug Exchange

Hello sweet friends!
Yes, I'm really heading South!
Actually I fly out today, or rather tonight.
My dear Stephanie is having her 6th annual
teacup  and mug exchange
and I wanted to share it with you before I went away.

These are just a few of the precious treasures
I have received through her lovely exchange.
I have had the opportunity of meeting
sweet ladies from all over.
One in Texas ~ one in California ~ one in Canada ~
one in Germany ~ one in Italy ~ one in the Northwest
just to name a few.

"The warm rays of love,
generosity, integrity, honesty, sharing and caring
kindle the spark of life and blessing
in the heart of true friendship."
( Karla Dornacher ~ Friends Forever Book )
Not only have I received some beautiful
tea cups and lovely gifts
but the friendships that have been made
through Stephanie's love and beauty
in her exchanges are endearing.
Through this exchange
 you will meet and make new friends
from around the world.
Oh what joy that is!

"The daintiness and yet elegance
of a china teacup focuses one to be
gentle, to think warmly
and to feel close."
(Carol & Malcolm Cohen)

I know Stephanie would love for you to join her,
and your heart will be blessed, I just know it.
You will find sweet communion
of kindred spirits over a teacup.
Come ~ join the fun!

Thank you Jesus, for the opportunity
to meet and make new friends
whom we can fellowship with
all through a teacup.

~ Debbie ~

I will be joining with
Roses of Inspiration


Sylvia said...

All are beautiful teacups and I know the friendships you have made are a blessings. I love the last tea cup with the hearts, how great for Valentine.
Have a restful and safe trip,Debbie, and hurry back.

CelestinaMarie@SouthernDayDreams said...

Hi Debbie, what a lovely post to promote sweet Stephanie's teacup/mug exchange. She is the best hostess. I was able to join in for the last one and had a wonderful time. This time I have to pass but look forward to many more in the future. Wishing you and everyone a wonderful time and I hope to visit to see all the wonderful gifts sent.
Have a blessed month of February.
Love and Joy be yours!

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Debbie, what absolutely beautiful teacups! Yes, what a blessing it is to meet and make new friends and to share the beauty of these lovely items with each other! Have a wonderful trip, and may God bless you with a time of refreshment and warmth in the warmer climate! Warm hugs with love!

Stephanie said...

Well, you certainly surprised me! When I was about to click on your icon at the party I first thought to myself, "Oh goodie, someone shared tea cups!" And then I looked closer at the small icon and thought, "Wait a minute, that looks like the tea cup mom got from Kitty." :)

And it was you! What a delight to see this post - you are so kind and thoughtful to promote the exchange. It truly is a blessing to meet the precious women that join. I never thought it would grow so much and I am thankful to the Lord for making it possible for I sincerely love hosting the Tea Cup and Mug Exchange.

I am praying for you! Love you!

Mehrll said...

The tea cups are beautiful and so delicate. Praying that you will have a restful and refreshing time while you are south. The Lord go with you and restore you to health as only He can. Hugs and have a wonderful time.

Tori Leslie said...

What a very neat idea. I've never heard of an exchange like that. They're lovely cups that represent some lovely memories. Have a great day!

Mary Hutchins said...

Hope you have a great trip and feel better soon!

Melanie said...

How lovely! I just love tea cups. Praying for a safe flight to the warmer South!

White Lace and Promises said...

I'll have to mosey on over to see Stephanie. Yes, I would love to participate. I love your collection. So very pretty!

Mrs. Smith said...

Stopping in to say hello. The teacups are wonderful! Stephanie's exchange is such a neat idea. I hope you have a wonderful trip.

Blue Jeans And Teacups said...

awww. Amen Debbie. I just linked over to you for the first time from Stephanie's page. Now I see where she gets her beautiful faith from...clearly planted by seeds from you. Your blog is lovely and I will follow it as well. Looking quite forward to my 1st teacup exchange experience. God bless you with traveling mercies and peace.
Hugs and a cup of tea!
Heather Elizabeth

Sandra said...

Debbie, have a wonderful time away. Hoping you come back refreshed and renewed. You'll be missed and I look forward to reading your posts when you return.


Sola Scriptura said...

Stephanie's such a sweet lady to host this exchange. How lovely. I hope you have safe travels.

doodles n daydreams said...

What lovely teacups, very delicate. i hope you enjoy your break in the south and come home refreshed and ready to take on the world.


Deborah Montgomery said...

Debbie, I do hope you have a refreshing trip away, with plenty of sunshine and warm weather to restore you to health. Blessings to you, Deborah

Debby Ray said...

Hi Debbie! What a sweet mama you are to put a plug in for Stephanie's Teacup Exchange! I am really wanting to participate but I am leaving tomorrow to take care of my TN grand babies for a week...I hope to find a great teacup while I'm there...and I do hope I am able to get it all together! And you, my sweet friend, have WONDERFUL and restful vacation! Blessings to you :)

Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

Beautiful cups.

Scrappy quilter said...

Your daughter is one special young lady. Having only gotten to know her over the past several months, I am enjoying her friendship and letter writing. And those tea cups are amazing.

Huckleberry stitches said...

Hi Debbie, Hopefully by the time you read this you will have arrived at your destination safely! I have joined Stephanies Tea cup exchange, I am very excited! I love all the cups you have received they are lovely. Enjoy the south and feel better, Blessings, In Christ's love!

Kelly_Deal said...

Hi Debbie! My name is Kelly and it's so nice to meet you! I just joined my first every tea cup exchange. So excited!

Linda Walker said...

You've been in my thoughts and prayers! Wishing you a wonderfully relaxing and healing time in the sun! Enjoy!

kitty said...

I agree with you, my friend, about Stephanie's teacup exchange. I so look forward to it and it brought us together as friends.
Enjoy your time in the sunshine. I just came back from being in the sun in Mexico.
Love and hugs to you. You deserve some rest and relaxation.

Wanda said...

I've tried twice before, but ended up not able to. This time I'm already to go. Have mine ready, just waiting to see who I get to send it to.

Camille said...

Your tea cups are beautiful my friend. Hugs to you! Camille

M.K. said...

Those are a beautiful collection of love :) The heart cup is esp. nice. Have a pleasant, restful time away.

Sandi said...

I like how tea is an Event with fancy cups like that! :)

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