A very proper, civilized duel. The winner would be the person that could draw their cup and saucer, get a kettle on, and have the tea and their pinky up the fastest. I’m also picturing a bandolier filled with teabags.
Steampunk Tea Cup Holster Cup And Saucer Set ($75)
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I’d love to have an R2 unit of my very own to help around the kitchen, but unfortunately, I don’t think that’s in the cards. The best I can do is probably make myself an R2-D2-themed steampunk teapot. It’s not as difficult as you might think.
In the latest episode of Awe Me’s Artist Series, Marissa Deal shows us how to make a brass-and-rivets-style teapot with a little Star Wars flair. See how it’s done in the video below. [click to continue…]
I just got this image of Deadpool sipping tea at a table festooned with doilies while dressed like a grandmother. Naturally, he’s using this ceramic teapot and his pinky is fully extended on every sip.
Deadpool Teapot ($19.92—20% off)
When I first saw this teapot, I thought about how it would look if it was inserted into the Star Wars films. Then I laughed and laughed—especially at the part where Alderaan is soaked in an ocean of Early Grey.
Star Wars Death Star Teapot And Mug Set ($39.90)
Soon you can pick your teeth and drink your tea with help from the unicorn of the sea! Check out the toothpick holder below. [click to continue…]
Seems like this should be a coffee pot. But hey, the American Revolution was a long time ago. Forgive and forget I always say. Besides, there are so many nerdy teas and tea accessories out there right now.
Captain America Teapot ($29.99)
Geeks are wonderful for many reasons, one of which is that they come up with wicked cool stuff like these Haunted Mansion-inspired teas.
This collection is called “A Swinging Wake” and features 11 signature blends by Emma Mosier including “In Sickness and in…Wealth” (Summer Rose for a decaying bouquet, Passionfruit for lost love, marigolds for avarice), “Delightfully Unlivable” (blended with white peony, chamomile, lapsang souchong), and “Cadaverous Pallor” (blended with black tea, lapsang souchong, lavender flowers, orange peels, blue cornflowers, natural vanilla flavor, natural bergamot flavor, natural creme flavor).
They all sound hauntingly delicious. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]
Make tea time more Tim Burton-y with these awesome Nightmare Before Christmas teapots. I love that there is a Zero version.
NBX Teapots ($37-$39)
Daisho Fishery Company came up with the brilliant idea to reshape tea bags into mini sharks that “bleed” when steeped in hot water.
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The red color is provided by the bag’s blend of rosehip and hibiscus, and the product is currently the focus of a crowdfunding campaign aimed at raising 1,000,000 yen.
If they make it into production, these will no doubt be the perfect way to compliment a Jaws marathon or Shark Week.
Check out the video below. [click to continue…]
Neon Genesis Evangelion fans with a taste for the finer things in life might enjoy these classy Evangelion-themed tea cup and saucer sets by Noritake.
The company has been manufacturing high-quality ceramic and glass vessels for over 100 years, and these bone china pieces look pretty stellar. They’re based on the color schemes of Unit 01 and Unit 02 and include a pattern of leaves and flowers with gold trim accents. They even subtly placed the NERV logo in the center of the saucer.
Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]