How to Create Your Own Afternoon Tea Menu

Whether planning treats for two or a large crowd, putting together a menu for an afternoon tea can be challenging. One type of scone,...
The Complete Table: The Bluebird of Happiness

The Complete Table: The Bluebird of Happiness

Aynsley’s pretty Pembroke pattern has been around for 30 years, a respectable age for any china pattern. But this delicate design of bluebirds and...
A Gentleman’s Guide to Tea Sandwiches

A Gentleman’s Guide to Tea Sandwiches

Text by Bruce Richardson • Photograph by John O’Hagan I still remember my first encounter with a tea sandwich. I wasn’t sitting in the tearoom...
How to Create Rosette Napkins

How to Create Rosette Napkins

Featured in “Rosy Valentine Tea”, our Rosette Napkins add an extra touch of panache to your upcoming Valentine’s Day afternoon table settings. Learn how to make...

Blue Battenberg Cake

This delicious Battenberg Cake features a festive checkered blue and yellow pattern. The modern take on the traditional cake is held together by orange marmalade...

Embellish Your Chairs

Beautiful and clever chair embellishments add special style to your teas.

Napkin Folding Technique

The humble, often overlooked napkin gets a makeover with these elegant yet simple ways to create beautifully designed folds.

Making Lavender Handles for White Chocolate Baskets

Follow these simple instructions to make the lavender handles for our Cream-Filled White Chocolate Baskets.

Seasonal Centerpiece: Harvest of Beauty

A vibrant, handcrafted flower arrangement makes a simple yet elegant statement. Learn how to create it step by step.
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Toasts for Tea

Use these lovely toasts as penned personal notes for each person attending your tea or perhaps just for the guest of honor.

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Season's Greetings

Season’s Greetings

With Grateful Hearts

With Grateful Hearts