Monday, January 17, 2011

Tea with Friends - Tea Party for Little People

Although my post today is about a tea party for little people, there is cake and coffee/tea for us too.
I've made a gingerbread cake and with a dollop of whip cream (I used light Cool Whip) it's a yummy treat.
When our two youngest granddaughters visit, they like to play with my miniature tea set.
So, for Christmas they each received a set similar to mine that came in a case and had fun having tea parties together right away.
Santa brought Emma this wonderful book on tea parties and they referred to it for their fun.
Since I have lots of little tea and garden related things, I thought it would be fun to set up a miniature tea party for all the little people that we know.
A tiny glass garden hat.
Two small watering cans.
A little bird has joined us atop a wee garden pot.
A Royal Albert 'Old Country Roses' tea pot ornament.
And, our tea party all set up.  Of course the tea and sweets are imaginary when we use the miniatures.
Thanks to my tea friends for joining me today.  Sandi at Rose Chintz Cottage is our gracious host and I hope you'll visit her too.


  1. What a sweet tea party....
    Have a Blessed day

  2. What darling little pieces...I adore mini tea sets and this one is too cute for words...Thank you for the yummy treat and the delightful tea for the little ppl.

    Blessings Kelsie

  3. It's always a pleasure to stop here and rest a bit. :)

  4. Hi Judith: I saw tiny little tea sets last week in Homesense. I thought at the time they would be a lovely set for little girls or teddys or birds.

  5. I wish I could have stopped by! What a beautiful tea party! And it's been years since I've had gingerbread! ♥

  6. Hi Judith, Very charming minature tea sets. My granddaughter has Fancy Nancy books, not sure if she has the tea book. Your gingerbread is making me hungry. Have not had that in years. Nice meeting you.

  7. Hello Judith,
    what an adorable little tea set. I wish I had this in the real size. Lovely paintings and wonderful shape. And in lavender color, really great. Thanks for sharing this tiny treasure.
    Greetings, Johanna

  8. Hello Judith,
    What a fun post! We were thinking alike today, weren't we! I love the mini violet tea set; it's darling! And gingerbread is a real treat too. I imagine your grandchildren have wonderful memories of tea parties with you! Thanks for your delightful post and have yourself a lovely week, dear friend.


  9. The tiny tea set is adorable Judith. So pretty and perfect for little hands. Take care and have a wonderful tea. Jen.

  10. So sweet!
    I had a tiny china tea set when I was a little girl, and passed it on to my daughter, who at 24, still has it in her bedroom. Someday she'll pass it on to a daughter or niece. I love to introduce little ones to the joy of a tea party, and it sounds like you do too!

  11. Hi Judith, Your tiny tea is just darling:-) I love that little Pansy tea set, too sweet:-) Truth is you had me at the cake, Mmmm it looks delicious, and the smell of gingerbread, Mmmmm :-))
    Hugs to You,

  12. Someday I'll have grandbabies to share tea with ;) Even if they are boys I can lure them with gingerbread (like yours...yum ;) and other sweets for a few minutes for tea...right? After three boys of my own...I'd love a little grandaughter...but at this point I'll take my blessings as they come. Thanks for stopping by and visiting my blog. Have a wonderful week, fondly, Roberta

  13. This is so much fun, Judith. I am sure the youngers really enjoyed this. Your tea set is gorgeous, love the colors!...Christine

  14. Such a darling idea, Judith! Everything is so pretty and dainty – I'm sure they loved every minute and will cherish the tradition of tea their whole lives. – g

  15. what fun! I love all the mini tea sets. perhaps the fairies would join in all the fun, too?!!!! happy tea day!

  16. Hello! What a beautiful and delicious post! You've inspired me - gingerbread cake sounds perfect for a day like today.
    Just love your tea set and all the accessories!
    You've warmed my heart,

  17. Judith,
    Hello! And thanks for your visit!!
    I adore mini tea sets and have a few myself! This one that you have shared with us today is just stunning!
    How cute to do a little tea party for your grand daughters!
    We are now covered with ice and I am so very glad to be off tonight!!


  18. Lots of pretty things. That miniture tea set is just gorgeous! I love it!!

  19. Your post is such a treat, Judith, on this cold winter day. I can practically smell the warm gingerbread ... yum! What lucky little girls to have such a thoughtful Grandma. Your miniature tea set is darling. Thanks for visiting me today and for sharing your sweet comment.
    Best to you,
    Lynn at Cottage and Creek

  20. Your miniature violets Tea set is lovely!
    I´m really glad sharing a cup of tea with you

  21. What an adorable little tea party you have all set up. I'm sure your granddaughters will love playing with their teasets.

  22. You have some darling things set up for your tea! Just delightful! Thanks so much for your comments, Judith!

  23. Judith, What a nice tea party you throw! I love the lavender and white teaset and the Old Country Roses teapot ornament - delicate, fine, and exquisite! I'll bet the children had a wonderful time. Thanks for sharing and oh yes, I'd love a slice of gingerbread!
    Blessings and hugs, Beth

  24. Darling Judith!
    thank you for sharing this with us:)
    and for posting the TeaCup Trade on your sidebar! ...


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