Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Tuesday Tea and Flowers...

So many of you know that I always put flowers on my desk at the beginning of the week, take a phone picture of them and send the pic out to friends to start their weeks off right... Well of course, having a G-gig (government job) yesterday was a holiday for me... so... here are today's flowers...



Notice what I keep my paper clips in on my desk... on the other side of my grandbabies' pic... a vintage Asian tea bowl...



and on my bookcase... my tea canister, Asian style tea set (a gift from my mom when I was a teenager) and more vintage Asian tea cups...  if you look closely in the 2 cups that go with the pot, you can see my Truvia in one and my business cards in the other... A gift from Kimmie is on the shelf (a lovely little tea bag folder made from paper, ribbon, and one of her twinchies all sewn together) sitting next to a tin of Green Tea with Pomegranite).



and here's my window sill... This sweet little pot is one I painted and glazed in deep yellow with purple and red slip stringers randomly applied.  I think it turned out very stylish...

So this is where I spend my weekdays, drinking my black tea...

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10 comments:

  1. Hi D.D.D. :)

    you have managed to make your G-job and office look very homey and peaceful! not so much a cubicle as Dilbert might have :)

    Thanks for joining me for T today - hope your 4-day work week is a good one :)
    Hugs, Kimmie

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  2. that is a lovely space you have there Dianne!

    the Goldenrod makes a nice cut flower!

    the teapot you MADE is gorgeous!
    a lady of many talents you are!
    oxo

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  3. What a lovely idea with the flowers - are those Mimosa ? very pretty. The headmaster at the primary school where my children went took the hall display flowers home for his wife every Friday !!!

    Oh I see Patty's comment above that they are Goldenrod !

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  4. Thank you for sharing your beautiful teapots, Diane...really beautiful..you are sp talented....

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  5. Hi D- lovely place to spend your weekdays, very zen and beautiful! Happy week to you! Christen

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  6. Oh, I love your office! You have made it so cosy. Love the tea set from your mom and the pot you painted yourself. This may be the office of a government employee, but it looks like the office of an artist!

    And how sweet that you send a flower bouquet photo to your friends each Monday to start their weeks off right.

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  7. Hi D, thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving such lovely comments. I love all the little Asian cups and stuff in your office and around your desk.

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  8. Love the pretty flowers! Your windows are beautiful!!! The teapot you painted and glazed turned out great!! I love coming here to escape for a few minutes...I always leave glad that I came! Enjoy your weekend :D

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  9. Your desk area looks very Zen and so relaxing, and what a lovely thing to do for your friends at the beginning of each week :)

    Love the teapot you glazed too, yellow and purple are just beautiful together, and I have been catching up on all your gorgeous paintings, you have been very productive lately, doesn't that feel great?

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  10. So lovely! I love your grapes, too!

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