What can I say, its the fuel that keeps me going, even though nowdays I drink Decaf as normally tea affects my head too much resulting in splitting headaches, I know guys that’s not proper tea, its hot and wet and makes me happy so there! I seem to doodle teacups, other people doodle stars or wiggles mine are often teacups. This *tea cup Illustration is taken from an Anthropologie Mug (Ayaka Mug)I have and its one of my favorite possessions. Alas I am back to the 9-5 job tomorrow (7.30-3 I should say) it will be lacking in tea, but I will be getting back to my routine for a while, even though I lost weight over Christmas I am feeling podgy.

So to people who have gone back to work, working hard or who haven’t had a break over Christmas I hope you have the time for a good cuppa.

*Illustration by Ella Masters copywrite please do not use or take with out permission



  1. January 6, 2014 / 7:40 pm

    Tea is the best. Gorgeous picture xo

  2. January 6, 2014 / 7:41 pm

    Beautiful illustration and the cup is great! ♥
    I'm feeling a bit podgy too since Christmas because I've eaten so much, but I just have to accept that I have eaten a lot and to work it off now. 🙂

    Abigail x

  3. January 6, 2014 / 8:05 pm

    That picture is just absolutely stunning Ella! Tea is my ultimate favourite, can't go a day without at least 2 or more cups! x


  4. January 6, 2014 / 8:33 pm

    Just like coffee is to some people, tea is easily my favourite drink! Love the pic!

  5. January 6, 2014 / 8:50 pm

    This illustration is beautiful…I'd purchase all the Anthropology mugs if I could!

    Sian x

  6. January 6, 2014 / 8:59 pm

    So pretty Ella. I would totes buy an illustrated teacup from you, fyi. Alas, Anthropologie can fill that gap for now. Best of luck on your return to work sweetheart! xx

  7. January 6, 2014 / 9:11 pm

    such a beautiful illustration, you are so talented! I'm back to work tomorrow too 🙁 I hope your first day back goes well! x

  8. January 6, 2014 / 9:27 pm

    oh my goodness!! I LOVE this tea cup drawing!! That is such a pretty cup! I'm so sorry that normal tea gives you headaches!! How awful!! Still decaf tea is better than no tea at all!! #SilverLining 🙂

  9. January 6, 2014 / 9:38 pm

    I really like the illustration 🙂 A tribute to tea is always a good idea. I usually drink it before I sleep or in the daytime, if I don't have coffee, I go for black or green tea – they do wonders for my metabolism!

  10. January 6, 2014 / 9:40 pm

    Trulyyyyy scrumptious! 🙂

  11. January 7, 2014 / 1:38 am

    I have to have my morning coffee but then for the rest of the day I'm a tea person 🙂 love just having a cup as I work/study. This illustration is so beautiful, amazing work 🙂

  12. January 7, 2014 / 2:13 am

    Lovely illustration!

    I'm quite lucky, while I work in a restaurant, we're free to drink tea as much as we like (provided we bring our own tea bags). I do love a good cuppa (or two… or twenty)

    Hope you have a nice day back at work.

    Jayde | iamjayde.co.uk

  13. January 7, 2014 / 10:22 am

    you're so good at illustrating! I love all of your illustrations, your style!
    it's somehow funny, I have headaches when I don't have coffee or something with caffeine.

    imeowlife. ,Dixx

  14. January 7, 2014 / 10:24 am

    you're so good at illustrating! I love all of your illustrations, your style!
    it's somehow funny, I have headaches when I don't have coffee or something with caffeine.

    imeowlife. ,Dixx

  15. January 7, 2014 / 12:49 pm

    Ah thanks Ella, it almost feels like I haven't had a break at all now! I love your tea illustration. I have now put the kettle on! 🙂

  16. January 7, 2014 / 6:35 pm

    This is such a gorgeous illustration, you are so talented!

    Maria xxx

  17. January 7, 2014 / 10:11 pm

    This is gorgeous Ella 🙂 I have a tea cup and pot tattooed to me! x

  18. January 7, 2014 / 10:41 pm

    So beautiful! x


  19. January 8, 2014 / 10:58 pm

    There's always time for a good cup of tea. Beautiful illustration! 🙂 x

  20. January 16, 2014 / 12:28 am

    Great Illustration!

    I'm a newbie to the blogging world, and would love any feedback or thoughts! freyandfrey.blogspot.com

    Just posted about all things Tea 🙂

  21. April 6, 2014 / 8:50 am

    And there was a portugese queen, that took the ritual's tea, to England. 🙂
    I like de illustration.

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