Hand-painting china was a popular pastime for ladies during the Victorian era, as well as, entertaining friends and acquaintances with an afternoon tea. A well-liked project was decorating white china tea and dessert sets with floral motifs to use during the tea.
We have provided original 19th century designs and instructions to embellish a teacup, saucer, and dessert plate with a colorful floral pattern and a hummingbird. With these designs, you can create your own china dessert sets for entertaining in an elegant bygone manner.
For a unique and charming gift with a personal touch, you can create a single teacup and saucer set to be placed in a basket with tea, sweets and flowers.
Find out how to make a tea set.