Many Tea Pots!

My Grandmother in law has been collecting tea pots, displaying them on a shelf in her kitchen. Awesomely, she offered to give me some of her tea pots the next time I visit. Back in August, my husband’s family and I drove out to Utah to see her for her 90th birthday. I brought home two boxes full of tea pots! It took me a couple months to unpack the tea pots as I had no space to display them. For Christmas 2014, my dad bought me a spiffy new shelf from IKEA to display all my tea goodies. With that said, I was finally able to unpack the tea pots.

All the tea pots! (For you people that like spoilers)

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Unboxing. I did my best to pack up the pots carefully. They had to survive a drive from Utah to LA. Unfortunately one tea pot didn’t do too well. That tea pot will become a planter that will watch me murder countless plants.

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The first box has 8 tea pots, most of them around 750ml size with pretty prints. The brown one on the right is quite pretty.

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I like the the tea pot on the left with the bamboo handle!

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The second box had 6 tea pots, mostly unusual shaped, fun tea pots.

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This dark blue one is quite heavy despite being ceramic. I like the glazing job in it, the blue makes the design glow.

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There’s something about tall thin tea pots that I find attractive. They are probably annoying to clean if I didn’t have the Mandala Tea Smart Soak.

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Tea pots with feet are so cute. I like to think at night they go walk around and steal cookies.

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A watermelon tea pot! Unfortunately this one got a chip on the spout. I figure this tea pot is more ornamental than usable anyways. I do have watermelon tea I could make in this tea pot!

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One of the tea pots from the last box appeared to have art printed on it. The painting on the tea pot looks like the Thomas Kinkades I see in the art gallery on a cruise ship.

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Upon further inspection, I guessed correctly – this is a Thomas Kinkade print on a tea pot! Nice and whimsical.

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Now all those tea pots are on my tea shelf! I think I need some wood blocks to raise the tea pots in the back to show them better.

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It looks pretty crowded already on my new tea shelf. ^_^;;;

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Thanks Grammy! Tea readers, which is your favorite tea pot?

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  • Amy

    That little pot with the little feet is adorable! I don’t think I’ve ever seen a tea pot with feet.

  • Sarah

    you’re so lucky! that looks like a great family collection that you can also pass down eventually 🙂

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