Winter is coming.  For some, it’s already here.  This season, add some seasonal teaware to your collection as a festive way to brighten up these dark, cold months.  From mugs and teapots to coasters and infusers,  the market is full of on-trend, on-season accessories to give teatime a special aura this winter.

MUGS

1. Winter Cardinals

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This set of mugs from Macy’s beautifully depicts a white winter scene accented by a small red cardinal. The mugs are porcelain and safe to go in the dishwasher and microwave. Normally retailed for $40, this set of 4 is on sale for $19.99. It may be cold outside, but as you sip tea from these striking mugs, you’ll feel totally toasty.

2. Winter MooseB00OGRBL0Q.01-A15D024ANKT1KE.PT01._SX1500_SCRMZZZZZZZ_V323880123_large.jpegThis mug from Stash Tea comes in a lovely matching gift box, making it a great gift to yourself or a loved one this season. Made from porcelain, it holds 14 ounces and is both dishwasher and microwave safe. It’s yours for $13.95

3. Fun Phrases

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These mugs from Love Leaf Design come in three colors: white, burgundy, and black. Pick one of three festive phrases, or customize a mug with your own winter catchphrase. Each mug goes for $8, and hand washing is recommended.

4. Hello Winter

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This glass mug from Love in the City Shop is a sparkly way to sip a cup of tea this winter. You can customize both the color of the text and the color of the glitter. The mug holds 13 ounces and is priced at $17.50.

COASTERS

1. Snowflakes on Wood

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These coasters from Twine and Braids come in a set of 4 for $20. Handmade from start to finish, these 4×4 inch, unique coasters will set the stage for many a cozy tea time on a blustering day.

2. On Dancer, On Prancer…

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These handmade coasters from Jens Scraps measure 3.5 x 3.5 inches, and are made from stone tile and a cork backing. They each depict a stately reindeer, the unofficial animal of winter. A set of 4 retails for $24.

3. Jack Frost Nipping at Your Nose…

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These gorgeous coasters from Maggies Crafties are made from wood and then painted with acrylic paint. Each handmade piece is finished with a polyurethane varnish, making it safe for hot and cold cuppas. A set of 4 can be yours for $23.64.

INFUSERS

1. Red Mittens Infuser

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This adorable infuser is shaped like a pair of mittens. Made from silicone, this fetching accessory goes for just $12.99 and will bring a dose of cuteness to every cuppa.

2. Snowflake Infuser 

These infusers from Nice Tea Solutions make it look like there’s a snowflake stirring your tea. The set comes with three infusers in white, silver, and blue and is currently available on ebay for just under $23.

SERVING TRAYS 

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This serving platter designed by Martha Stewart for Macy’s brings elegance and winter whimsy to tea time. Use this tray at your tea party this winter to serve sandwiches or cookies that complement the brew on hand. Regularly priced at $74, this item is on sale for $28.99.

2. Reclaimed Wood Serving Tray 

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This stunning serving tray from Straw Mattress is made from reclaimed wood and retails for $44.99. On the tray is hand painted a lovely winter tree. The tray has handles on each side, measures 22 x 15 inches, and weighs 6 pounds.