Friday, June 19, 2009

"Tea Time Tidbits" Special Posting #4

Trivets really are nice to use instead of regular pot holders. I have many pretty and practical potholders, but they can render the teapot (especially ones with dainty little legs) tipsy which we certainly don't want for a teapot full of hot water. A trivet can be pretty, colorful, and especially elegant--not to mention a nice level surface to place hot teapots on. I have a trivet collection that I've gathered from gift shops, yard sales, etc. from all over. It is slowly growing (and crooked I see!) because I'm pretty picky about what they look like and the colors. They all must be teapots and not cheap looking. As you can see, there is plenty of room for expansion on my wall, and there is nothing like the thrill of the hunt.


Nancy said...

I love your trivets! I am also drawn to them where ever I see them. Before my kitchen reno, we had my mom's iron trivets hanging. Now, they have been packed away-maybe it's time to look at them again!

Cottage Rose said...

Hey Michele; You have a very lovely set of Tea Pot trivets. They look great on your wall. I have not thought of looking for something like that, what a wonderful idea. I will keep my eye out now...... Have a lovely weekend.