Pretty Tea Party Ideas and Recipes
The old-fashioned tea party gets a modern makeover with an elegant table, a simple menu, and an unfussy attitude. See how to brew up your own casual get-together.
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Tea Party Spread
A tea bar is an easy offering for a book club, a bridal or baby shower, or a girlfriend gathering. Set out a kettle plus to or three jars of loose tea and let guests steep their own. Round out the buffet with simple tea sandwiches, cozie-wrapped mugs, and a simple twig-and-flower display. Read on for all the details.
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See How to Make the Tea Cozy Craft
Watch as the tea cozy comes together in this quick video.
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Tea Leaves in Jars
Make the tea itself part of the decor. Dried tea leaves placed in glass jars with sweet labels make the mix-your-own mentality a social affair.
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Tea Party Add-Ins
Host a modern tea party with pretty dishes and tea mix-ins that make each brew all its own. Gather a few glass jars and fill with lemon slices, brown sugar, and honey.
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