2.22.2011

Royally Scrumptious Tea Party

Thank you to Laura of that fabulous, beautiful and funny blog, Decor to Adore, for hosting a bevy of parties in honor of the British couple, Prince William and Catherine, soon to be wed. If you haven't heard about this wedding, then you must still be buried under a mound of snow. :) Just click here to see all the amazing parties, some Royally Scrumptious and some, fit for a Queen.  Why there is even a real live party for those that are so fortunate to live nearby, an ugly bridesmaid dress contest, a white elephant wedding gift contest, bad hat party and prizes...really super royal prizes.  It's not too late to join in the fun so get on over there.

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Welcome to my party....... a party honoring the Queen Great Grand Mum.  Huh?  There is no Queen Great Grand Mother you say.  Well.....let's just pretend.   Let's just skip ahead and pretend the now married royal couple have had a royal baby and today I am giving a

"Royally Scrumptious" Tea Party

welcoming the new baby into her royal world.  
(I am assuming it's a sweet baby girl so I could do pink :)

It's an afternoon dessert tea party

So take a breath from today's busy world and join us in the hospitality and civility of a tea party.  Calm conversation over fine bone china, etched with delicate pink roses, sweet vintage ceramic baby shoes, delicate old crochet lace, miniature roses, and pink sweet treats, all preceded by elegant written invitations to a few intimate friends.



A centerpiece of deep pink miniatures roses wrapped in a delicate old embroidered doily is surrounded by sweet confections of pink and white cupcakes with extra sprinkles and flanked by tall elegant old candlesticks.


Delicate vintage gold trimmed plates and cups, etched with soft pink roses , just wait to be filled with tempting sweet pink treats. Wonderful old linen tea napkins side with tiny vintage baby spoons, here used as our tea stirrers.

I am so honored to have you visit my virtual tea party.  The sweet rose dessert plates, teacups, and candelabra are from The Vintage Nest shop and have sold.  The charming vintage floral decorated sugar cubes can be found here but being vintage they are just pretty for display...not to use.  Cupcakes and roses from the local grocery store. The  pretty embroidered and crochet pieces, old tea pot, cake plate, vintage silver sugar spoon and sweet vintage baby shoes are from my collection.....a collection of shoes I started when my own grand-daughter was born.  A collection now numbering about 35 and growing.


I am also joining Beverly at How Sweet the Sound for Pink Saturday.  If you love pink you will think you have landed in a swirl of cotton candy at this party.  From New York city to L.A., pink on Saturday is what's happening. And new for me this week, I am thrilled to join Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for her famous TableScapes Thursday, a weekly setting of beautiful table settings for entertaining and everyday living. Thank you Susan.


See you next time. :)

54 comments :

Gabriela Delworth said...

Hello Lynn,

Any of those pink cupcakes left? Just wondering...:o)
Love those decorated sugar cubes, how cool is that!


~ Gabriela ~

Tete said...

Oh, Lori Lynn, you just have the prettiest things. This is all so cozy and homey. I love things like that.
Those sugar cubes caught my eye. How fun is that? I hope your day is wonderful!
Hugs- Tete

Margaret Cloud said...

Lynn, did my comment come through.

Shirley said...

Hi Lynn,
Those baby shoe's are wonderful. I'm not surprised that they have been sold. One can so so much witht hem..I would fill them with tiny flowers and baby's breath!
Adorable...and I too love the color pink..
Hope all is well and you are having a blast with your new adventure..
~Shirley

Blondie's Journal said...

The sugar cubes are the sweetest!! And so are the baby shoes...what a neat thing to collect! Love the cupcakes, love everything. And thank you for the lovely comment on my last post...you are a dear.

XO,
Janie

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Hi Lynn, Your tea looks wonderful. Can you save me one of the pink cupcakes? LOL.
Hugs,
Sherry

Sarah said...

Lynn, your tea party is full of sweet inspiration. Love all the pink details. This sweet party is perfect for a princess! ~ Sarah
PS ~ Excited about your new space!

NanaDiana said...

Lynn- What a lovely tea! The cupcakes and everything looks wonderful.

MyHero's grandmother used to have fancy dinner and tea parties and I can remember her bringing out those decorated sugar cubes. What fun to see some here. Hugs- Diana

Donnie said...

What a lovely tea you made them and I'm sure they would be honored to attend.

bj said...

A very delightful tea, indeed. Just beautiful.:))
xo bj

BonjourRomance said...

A beautiful tea party Lynn. Your tea pot is so pretty and delicate. The baby shoes are the perfect touch for this baby tea!
à bientôt,
Mimi

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Very pretty table! Lovin' the sugar cubes, how neat:@)

Johanna said...

Hello Lynn,
your table is very nice and everything is charming. But the sugar cubes are so outstanding. I never saw such before. What a SWEET idea.
Greetings, Johanna

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

Love the sugarcubes. I remember those from years ago, but I haven't seen any recently!

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Oh my goodness I am overcome with all of the loveliness!

I have to say that your vintage sugar cubes are nothing short of spectacular!

From the bottom of my heart, thank you SO very much for linking up.

My Crafty Little Page said...

Hi Lynn - The royal couple must be expecting a princess with all the pretty pinks. Everything looks lovely - and oh my gosh - who would save those beautiful sugar cubes for so many years? Amazing. What a neat find. xo Nancy

Martha said...

I love those sugar cubes -- they are truly special. You have lovely things! I do covet those plates and cups (which you say have sold!)

Margaret Cloud said...

I like that little tray of sugar cubes, they are beautiful. I still have my son's baby shoes, worn by each. I always enjoy coming to your post, it has such lovely things. Thank you for coming by and have a nice week finding vintage items, that I am sure we will see.

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Your tea is lovely, Lynn! The tray of sugar cubes is so pretty! Thanks for sharing and thanks for tea.

Blessings,
Sandi

Chari at Happy To Design said...

Hi Lynn...

My friend, what a fun and creative tea party...to honor the future baby girl of William and Catherine! I love it! Ohhh...your vintage baby shoes are sooo awesome! They are just adorable! What a fun collection to shop for! Your tea table looks so beautiful, my friend! From the beautiful vintage linens...right down to the vintage sugar cubes! Thank you for sharing your pretties with us today for the High Tea party!

Warmest wishes,
Chari @Happy To Design

Dining Delight said...

"Queen Great Grand Mum" - perfect! Love that as a theme for your tea-scape! The little booties on the table, the roses and the china all look lovely. The goodies look yummy too!

DD

Francie...The Scented Cottage Studio said...

You set a beautiful table ! Hope you are not wearing yourself out and I am lookin' forward to you sharing your newest adventure !
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Terri said...

I love your table! Your treats look amazing!

Queenie said...

Your tea party is precious Lynn...baby shoes are the cutest things and wow, I love those sugar cubes... I have never seen anything like those before :)
Big hugs,
Queenie

Prim Rose Hill ©2008-2011 said...

Beautiful! I love the dainty tea cups. I have a few of that style and I think they're so precious.

Alicia@ eco friendly homemaking said...

Everything looks so beautiful!! The tea cups are adorable.

Coco Coterie said...

Have not seen you in a while. You look great! xox Alexandra

Beverly said...

Happy Pink Saturday, Lynn. I hope there is some of this beautiful and delicious tea party left. I'll be right over.

I am dying over those sugar cubes. Gorgeous!

French Basketeer.com said...

I love it all, but I think I love those little shoes the most! Everything looks delicious! Wishing you a lovely weekend, Lynne...

~~Carol~~ said...

What a beautiful table you've set for tea, and I'm just crazy about those decorated sugar cubes! I've never ever seen such a thing before!
Happy Pink Saturday!
Carol

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

I haven't seen decorated sugar cubes for years and years...aren't they a delight!!

Your pretty cupcakes made me very hungry!

I enjoyed your tea party!
HPS!
Jil

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

I'm back again to wish you a Happy Pink Saturday. I still love the sugar cubes and the shoes are darling!

Blessings,
Sandi

KarenHarveyCox said...

Such a lovely reason to have a tea party, and yours is royally perfect.
Happy Pink Saturday,

Karen

Genie said...

Your roses, cupcakes, and cookies are perfect for PS. Then you add the rest of your post and it all becomes spectacular I have fallen in love with the little baby shoes. I have never seen them, but if I ever do I will have to buy myself one. This is a gorgeous post.

Leslie said...

How pretty! I think my Tipper Teapot Sitter would look lovely on top of your teapot!
Leslie

Honey at 2805 said...

Those sugar cube are precious. Thanks for the invitation to your tea party!

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Happy Pink Saturday Sweetie...
Oh Lynn I hope you have one of those delish cupcakes left, a pink one please.

What a wonderful tea party, and yes I am working on my hat for Ms Laura's tea party coming up in March. Can't wait. I will be taking lots of photos to share.

Love these little pink shoes as well. Are not just the sweetest thing ever? Love it Lynn.

Have a beautiful weekend. Many hugs and much love, Sherry

Sally Lee by the Sea said...

What a lovely tea party you put together - just divine!

Happy Pink Saturday :O)

Hugs,
Marie

Marilou of Lulu's Lovlies said...

Happy Pink Saturday Lynn, Hope you left a spot of Tea and Cupcake for me, yum, I'll be right over! Hugs my friend, Marilou

Char said...

Hello Lynn, oh my, those sugar cubes are just the best. Your table is so nice and pretty, love the tea and the sweets. I think it's a great idea to have the crochet work around the potted rose bush, that is so pretty.
Happy Pink Saturday, Char

Ann said...

I simply had a blast at your virtual tea party. I especially enjoyed the cupcakes. The tables were decorated with elegance. The sugar cubes are to die for!!! And I adore the pink shoes.
Ann

She'sSewPretty said...

Happy Pink Saturday! What a pretty tea party. I can't get over those sugar cubes!

Light and Voices said...

I enjoyed your cyber tea party so much. I admired your plant cover. Never saw that done before. Nice idea! Happy Pink Saturday.
Joyce M

Atelier de Charo said...

Amazing sugar cubes!

Happy Pink Saturday!
Xoxo
Charo

Entertaining Women said...

Lovely tablescape, and the personal touches that you have added...the sugar cubes, the babyshoes...definitely kick up the design quotient by a number of notches. So well done! Thank you for sharing your beautiful table. Cherry Kay

Kaye Swain - SandwichINK for Grandparents and Caregivers said...

What a fun visit for Pink Saturday! I still remember when Diana married Charles - my children and their friends were quite enthralled and would have loved these kinds of parties. Nowadays, life is busier and my grandchildren haven't gotten into it all. But I have to admit, I do enjoy reading the headlines about it now and again. And I LOVED your cute decor for your tea party. Thank you for a delightful visit. :)

Cindy Lew's Studio said...

WOW, I don't know where to start. I love it all, but the sugar cubes are the best. They look so yummie you would never want to use them anyway.

Happy Pink Saturday
Hugs and Warm Wishes, CindyLew

Gracie Jewellery said...

Loved the tea! Thanks for sharing. Happy Pink Saturday!

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Love it Lynn, it is going to be quite an event! I cannot believe those sugar cubes survived the test of time!

Carol

Trotter said...

Hi Lynn! WOW!! What should I say...

Blogtrotter Two is strolling in Southern France amidst the best of the perfumes... Enjoy and have a great week!!

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Lynn,
What a fun story you spin. I am all caught up in your pink web, for sure! I love, love and love your sugar cubes!!!! I must order those.
YOur images are all dreamy looking! And I think your collection of baby shoes are adorable! Won't Will and Kate be surprised!
Such a fun stop.

NanE said...

Happy Pink Saturday Lynn! OK, I know, I'm a day late, LOL! What a wonderful Tea you have set. LOVE those little shoes. Have a great week, Nan

Fiona said...

I love those pink cupcakes !!!
It looks like a perfect tea time!!!
Have a great day

Dana and Daisy said...

pretty! It doesn't take much to please me! A cup of tea, a pretty china cup and a plat of cookies, lol!

Is it tea time yet?

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