7 Tea Inspired Holiday Themes

Nov 27, 2013 by

Need a new Christmas tea party idea?  Here are my top 7 favorite Christmas tea party concepts.  Read them, pick one and then DO IT!  We would love to see photos so be ready to share them with our readers.  Tea and Trimmings The Tea and Trimmings theme is designed for your immediate family and/ or close friends.  Tea and Trimmings sets the stage for your holiday celebration to begin. Concept:  Family, decorate house, fill house with music and tea. IDEAS: Send invites to family whether it is in the mail or under the door Trimming the tree- could include finding, cutting or buying or ornament decorating Tell story of Christmas or Holiday traditions over a 3 course meal. Stringing popcorn or making a paper chain. Give a special holiday ornament to remember your...

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How To Make A Tea Party Dessert Stand – Quick, Easy and Cheap...

Aug 10, 2011 by

  On a recent survey, I asked Tea Party Girl readers what they would like to read about.  One of the requests was tablescapes and new table setting ideas.  Great! I poured myself a cup of Ceylon tea and began to comb the internet for simple yet fun ways to make your tea table stand out at little or no cost.  Here are the results: +++++ Is your budget tight and yet you want to create a beautiful tea table?  Here is a great idea from Centsational Girl blog.  I have done this one myself and LOVED it.   Visit http://www.centsationalgirl.com/2011/03/diy-colorful-dessert-stands/ For full instructions, photos and inspiration.  You are going to impress your friends.   Do you have a dollar store nearby?  If so, this is an inspirational project that you can easily do to...

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Do You Feel Like a Bull in a China Shop?...

Mar 4, 2011 by

Are you at ease with human-made items of beauty?   I recently heard a story about a woman with her future groom registering for their wedding. They exclaimed over the price of a stainless steel flatware place setting to the salesperson. “Forty-four dollars? How many people can eat with this setting?” “One.” “One!?” And they walked away shaking their heads. Now, I am sure there were a number of facets involved in their decision. And my point in telling this story is not to debate purchasing items for your tabletop when world hunger is not yet solved or child labor is used for imported American goods. I also know a home is not built on what one possesses. But I tell the story because my heart was saddened that they held no vision for...

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