Things in Unusual Places #22: Tea cup

Giant tea cup and saucer planter stuffed with large succulents

In the past I've dismissed the giant cup and saucer planters you can buy as a bit twee and kitsch. However, this understated blue one stuffed with large succulents - which graced the shop window of a local funeral directors - made my day yesterday.

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  1. That’s cute! Love the delft blue look of the cup

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    1. Yes! Delft blue is definitely the way to go with these giant cups :)

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  2. Pretty!
    Have a great weekend!

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  3. The giant tea cup has become very popular hasn’t it.

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    1. Strangely whilst I've seen plenty of them for sale, this is the first time I've seen one actually being used. Sounds like you've seen plenty of them Sue.

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  4. A most tasteful display which might provide visitors with some comfort.

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    1. I think it was part of a spring window display competition for local shops, but welcome nevertheless

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  5. That trio of soft grey blue, vibrant purple and Delft blue!

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    1. Someone has definitely thought through this display very well :)

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  6. I am not quite sure what the link would be with a funeral directors.

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    1. Hi Brian, that's why it's a perfect fit for my Unusual Places strand. I think it's part of our local town's Spring window display competition.

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  7. Big tea cups have their place as a display (I almost bought one for my mum to put in her conservatory). I like this one but can't help wishing they'd planted it with sempervivens, an ironic link to their business! :D

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