Adding the Colors of Fall to Your Tea Time

Teapot - Price & Kensington - 2 Cup (bright orange, one of 9 colors) (Photo source: The English Tea Store)
Teapot – Price & Kensington – 2 Cup (bright orange, one of 9 colors) (Photo source: The English Tea Store)

As the green on the trees turns to the hues of Fall, it’s time to add those colors to your tea time. The best approach is to bring out the fall colored teawares, from teapots to cups and mugs to creamer and sugar sets to tea-for-one sets.

Fall colors come not only from the changing leaves as they lose their chlorophyll and reveal the colors within but from the crops best known to be harvested this time of year: pumpkins, corn, and apples, to name a few. These food crops seem to dominate our menus as well, and teas flavored with “pumpkin spice” or pieces of dried apple mixed with cinnamon and vanilla become quite popular, too.

Mug - Price & Kensington (Photo source: The English Tea Store)
Mug – Price & Kensington (Photo source: The English Tea Store)

Pumpkin Spice Flavored Black Tea would taste even better (okay, maybe not actually, but certainly psychologically) when poured from this bright orange teapot from Price & Kensington (one of nine colors available). The tea is made using a blend of black teas and South African rooibos, plus natural pumpkin flavoring and spicy notes of cinnamon. A tea that’s absolutely perfect when served hot with milk and sugar. Steep in water that has been brought to a rolling boil for 2-5 minutes. (My review)

English Garden Teapot (Photo source: The English Tea Store)
English Garden Teapot (Photo source: The English Tea Store)

Serve up your tea in these colorful mugs from Price & Kensington, an old English pottery brand; these mugs hold about 8 ounces and are the perfect accompaniment to tea! Read all about this company here: Price & Kensington Teawares.

Check out the colors on this English Garden Teapot that holds 34 ounces (6-7 cups). These teapots are hand-painted, so there will be slight variations on the flower designs, making your teapot a true one-of-a-kind! A great feature that customers have remarked on is the large lid and teapot opening at the top, allowing for easy cleaning. You can also get an English Garden Creamer & Sugar Set to add even more Fall color to your tea time.

A design I absolutely love is this Wedgwood Oberon Teapot, with it Fall colors and a white background.

Wedgwood Oberon Teapot (Photo source: The English Tea Store)
Wedgwood Oberon Teapot (Photo source: The English Tea Store)

The pattern is inspired by exotic Chinese artistic designs, using soft shades of green and gold, with black accents, against pure white fine bone china. The border is of pale sage green with red accents, featuring vine motifs, bursts of flora and rimmed with lustrous 22-karat gold.

Wedgwood Oberon Leigh Flora Teacup (Photo source: The English Tea Store)
Wedgwood Oberon Leigh Flora Teacup (Photo source: The English Tea Store)

Wedgwood always adds that touch of refinement to your tea time, and this teapot pouring tea into matching teacups sitting on dainty saucers can make your tea time guests not only feel Fall-like but downright regal!

Not into those bright colors and want something a bit more affordable? Keep things a bit understated with this Nouveau Chic Tea-for-One Set in Mocha. “Chic” truly is the word that best describes this Tea-for-One Set. Made of high quality porcelain, the teapot holds 14 ounces.

Nouveau Chic Tea for One – Mocha (Photo source: The English Tea Store)
Nouveau Chic Tea for One – Mocha (Photo source: The English Tea Store)

Just a few ideas to get you thinking here. Have a fabulous and colorful Fall tea time!

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5 thoughts on “Adding the Colors of Fall to Your Tea Time

    1. A.C. Cargill

      Click on the teapot image to go to the product page on The English Tea Store site. I’m sure your guests would simply love it.

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