Whether you're throwing your first-ever tea party (it's that time of year!) or consider yourself a seasoned host, these tips are sure to get your creative juices flowing. From a how-to on DIY tea bag invites to finding the perfect theme for your fete, these ideas guarantee a fabulous time.
1. Spread the Word
DIY tea bags (which double as invites!) set the perfect welcoming tone. Get the how-to here.
2. Dress the Table
Patterned napkins, dainty flatware, and delicate accents add a touch of elegance to the aesthetic.
3. Pick a Theme
When it comes to the decor, don't be afraid to mix it up! Start out with a colorful backdrop and build up with classically elegant teaware and modern utensils.
4. Save a Spot
Browse flea markets or secondhand shops for vintage teacups that can be upcycled as placeholders.
5. Cup It
Whimsical vessels filled with a lush arrangement of the freshest blooms, make for the best party centerpieces!
6. Light the Mood
This charming DIY adds a warm glow to the table, setting the ambience for the day!
7. Snack On
Set up a selection of petite hors d'oeuvres for guests to nibble on throughout the day. Think fruits, scones, and sweet little bites.
8. Ode to the Classics