With a little help from tea par tea, you can host an authentic (and fun) British tea party. Perfect for birthdays, baby and bridal showers, the British mother/daughter team behind the company has designed complete tea party sets (available for shipment) that can turn your next gathering into an elegant and chic occasion.
Are you inspired to host a scrumptious afternoon tea party of your own? Come on — who needs The Ritz?
Bubbling over with style and cheeriness, the Mackenzie-Childs tea kettles are glazed with garden hues, hand decorated with botanical decals and rimmed in bronzed stainless steel.
On July 29, 1981, a 10-year-old me slept in the living room so I could wake up in the wee hours of the morning to watch the entire wedding of Lady Diana to Prince Charles on the family TV. If I had been older, or if my parents had been just as enthused as me about all the pomp and circumstance, I would have thrown a royal wedding party. Fortunately, as we approach Kate and Prince William’s big day, there’s that newfangled invention called the DVR, so I can watch the nuptials on my own schedule. Which makes the thought of throwing a small fete with my anglophile friends even more appealing. (Hey, I’m not too obsessed. It’s not like I’m knitting the entire royal wedding party like some people. Although I do have the perfect wedding hat!) Here are four of my favorite sources for inspiration and purchasable decor for what our friends across the pond call street parties.
From the bunting to the cake stands to the Union Jack teapot vase , I love so many of the options available at the UK party store …and all things nice.