Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Tea Party Wrap-Up

My friend and I hosted a tea party last Saturday and I wanted to share some pictures with you.  It was a wonderful day; good friends, good food, all around wonderful.

For favors, I made little jars full of loose tea.  I'll show you the step-by-step of how I made these later this week.

I found some adorable napkins at the party store and couldn't resist.  I think I may use the leftovers to decorate a wooden tray or else some glass plates.

My husband bought me these lovely lilies when I got back from Kansas and luckily they were still in full bloom for the party.  I bought that tea pot a few years back at a flea market.  In case you can't tell, those are bunnies dancing.

Shockingly, my set of 100 cookie cutters did not have a shamrock.  However, green flowers made a pretty good substitute. 

We set out as much tea as we could and all the possible tea fixings.   Later, we added lemon slices as well.

I loved having an excuse to use my fancy tea set.  The set was a wedding gift and I absolutely love it.  I tied little ribbons onto the handles to help tell the cups apart.

Finally, here's a picture of me.  I've gotten so in the habit of photographing the things I make and bake that I often forget the people.  I didn't get any of the girls hanging out, but at least you can see me :)

I hope this helps inspire you to throw your own tea party!  Enjoy!


  1. What fun! Your favors are cute and your flowers are beautiful!

  2. This looks like it was quite a special creative day for friendship! It really doesn't get any better than that...

  3. It looks like you had a great time! All of the details come together nicely. Thanks for sharing. I look forward to the tea tutorial.

  4. What a cute setup & a great idea! I love your tea collection *u*

  5. How cute! Those favor jars and the teapot (rabbits dancing!!) and the little bows on the cups! Very nicely put together!

  6. Those jars are so cute! The whole set up for your tea party looked great and you look lovely too!

  7. what a great idea! You have inspired me to take down my tea sets and use them! And I like the little tags on the teacups - sort of like rings on wine glasses! {:-D

  8. Thanks for sharing. Love those cute little jars. Great Ideas -all. I'd love to see a photo of the tray when you finish it.Have Fun!

  9. Everything looks so Great.Really love your party favors.Would love to know where to get those little jars at?? Excited to see your tutorial.


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