Sandy Clough, artist of If Teacups Could Talk (more than 300,000 copies sold), believes that anyone can do tea. All you need are the basics. In this charming tea primer, she presents no-fuss recipes and ideas to create gatherings that delight guests and hosts alike. New paintings from Sandy showcase tea cups for every taste, while cozy scenes encourage readers to embrace the surprising simplicity of tea. Sprinkled throughout are tips on making teatimes beautiful and welcoming. The book contains ways to develop and implement a themed tea that suits any occasion, the only recipes you'll ever need to host a delightful tea, teatime manners and etiquette. As warm and comforting as a fresh batch of scenes...this lovely gathering of ideas and invitations is for longtime tea lovers as well as those who are just discovering the pleasures, treasures, and benefits of the worlds' favorite beverage.