A Midsummer’s Night Tea Party...

Jul 19, 2012 by

    Midsummers Night Tea Party On Midsummer’s Night, weird and wonderful things can happen. An ordinary garden can open doors into nature’s mysteries at night. Invite your guests to wear at least one piece of clothing they don’t usually wear—something too fancy or unusual for everyday life. Send out invitations with a hint of strangeness: an iridescent ribbon or a few bits of glitter inside the card. The party will start at sundown or later. Decorations are essential to set the stage for Midsummer’s Night magic. You’ll need tiny lights—Christmas lights strung around the garden, citronella candles to discourage mosquitoes and scent the air, and little tea candles floating in glass bowls filled with water. Place smooth stones in the bottom of the bowls so they can’t tip over. Hang small shiny things...

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Teas and Faeries – Creating a Magical Tea Party...

Mar 14, 2011 by

Somehow, teas and faeries just seem to go together, so why not host a whimsical tea party based on a fairy theme?   Kids of all ages will love this type of party, and it gives everyone a chance to sample some wonderful floral teas that they may not drink on a regular basis. You can create a magical party with a lot of imagination, and who knows?   Maybe the fairies will make an appearance!   Activities Depending on the age of guests, you can have a wide range of activities available if so desired. Many arts and crafts activities are fun for kids of all ages. Make wands, create fairy sun catchers (low cost kits can be purchased at craft stores), or even read fairy tales. Guests may also enjoy creating or...

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