The Complete Table: Buds and Blooms

The Complete Table: Buds and Blooms

Spode Romney makes a lovely focal point for a springtime tea. Different types of flora have served as a muse for paintings, symbolism in literary...

Delicious Ways to Honor Mom

Delicate bone china, pretty spring flowers, and delicious recipes add up to a wonderful way to celebrate mom on Mother's Day.
May Day Tea

May Day Tea

“The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.” —Edwin Way Teale April showers bring May flowers, or so they say. And...
Set a Pretty Table for Easter

Set a Pretty Table for Easter

Celebrate Easter with an elegant and inviting tea table.
The Three-Tier Cake Stand

The Three-Tier Cake Stand

By Jane Pettigrew Today’s tea tables almost always feature a tiered cake stand that elegantly displays an eye-catching array of mouthwatering sandwiches, scones, and pastries....
The Complete Table: French Flair

The Complete Table: French Flair

Highlight the many colors in Bernardaud’s Barbeaux. Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by Jim Bathie & Stephanie Welbourne Steele The beauty and elegance of Bernardaud...
A Rosy Valentine Afternoon Tea

Rosy Valentine’s Day Tea

A Victorian-style afternoon tea, complete with an exuberance of pale-pink and deep-rose blooms, is the perfect setting to celebrate the beauty of friendship for...
The Complete Table: A Rosy Affair

The Complete Table: A Rosy Affair

Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by Caroline Smith William Shakespeare’s titular character Juliet once said, “A rose by any other name would smell...

Merry TeaTime Holiday Guide

Delight your Yuletide afternoon tea guests with our Merry TeaTime Holiday Guide. This collection will help you create the party perfect favors, place cards, napkins, and centerpieces for...
4 Tips to Create Tasteful Tablescapes  

4 Tips to Create Tasteful Tablescapes  

A well-dressed table is an essential feature of a successful tea party. Utilize our helpful tips to create tasteful tablescapes for your next big...

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picnic tea

Picnic Tea

May Day Tea

May Day Tea