Tuesday, February 22, 2011

You are Cordially Invited to....

a Royal Tea hosted by Laura at Decor to Adore.

Get out the silver and the lace...royalty is coming to visit.  Earl Gray tea with one lump or two...which would you prefer?

So here was my challenge to myself.  Use what I had.  The Royals may have money to throw, I don't!  The only items I bought were the lace placemats.  And yes, I really did have the carriage before....it was used at my birthday party 2 years ago.

Goblets:  Dollar Tree
Cream flatware, Bling Napkin Rings, Mirror coasters: Target
Napkins:  Anna's Linens
Carriage:  Homegoods
Various china cups:  Estate sales
Silver Tea Set:  25th Anniversary Gift.
Lace Placemats:  Everything 99 cents
Teapot spoons: Gift from Marty
Glass plates:  Walgreens

Tiera:  I was born with it!!! (just kidding!)

I hope you enjoy your visit....please come back and visit....(and as my husband has dubbed me):

HRH Queen Spoiled
Also joining Susan at Between Naps on the Porch - Tablescape Thursday


Stacey said...

Gorgeous! I miss having time to do things like that.

Come by for a Shabby Apple dress give away. :)

Shelia said...

Two lumps please! Oh, what a gorgeous tea table you've set up. Those are some beautiful tea cups you have!!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Allyson Pecilunas said...

Your table is gorgeous!!

Joy said...

Absolutely gorgeous CeeKay. Those royals have nothing on you because you can do high style on a budget!

Marigene said...

Ceekay, your table is beautiful! Love those napkin rings...

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

CK, your tablescape is gorgeous. Love that carriage and the Tiara, just so pretty. Your teacups are stunning. So pretty. Hugs, Marty

xinex said...

I love everything Ceekay, especially the silver set and the coach and I like how you added a crown in it....Christine

My Cottage Charm said...

LOVE IT! I just adore that carriage and the tiara! (and you are more than welcome to come over for a piece of my cake!) :)
Have a great day!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Ceekay everything is so gorgeous. What an elegant tea setting. Very inviting.


Johanna said...

Hello Ceekay,
oh my, this is a wonderful table. The carriage reminds me to Cinderelly. It is like a fairy tale and that makes it really fit for a Queen.
Ceekay, so nice, to read that you are doing better.
Best greetings and hugs,

Lorrie said...

Your coach is stunning! And a perfect addition to your beautiful tea table. Just one lump for me, please.

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Oh my goodness I am overcome with all of the loveliness!

Your table setting is just spectacular. I cannot get over HOW CUTE the coach centerpiece is.

The tiara is a perfect touch.

From the bottom of my heart, thank you SO very much for linking up.

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

What a fun table Ceekay! Lovin' all of the pretty tea cups and the carriage is so cute:@)

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

What a pretty tea, Ceekay! I love the tiara! Lovely touch to your teascape! Your teacups are gorgeous!


Ashley ~ said...

I loved your *high tea* party!!!
Everything is beautiful!



My Crafty Little Page said...

Ceekay - I love your crown! Fabulous table you've done up for us today. I had a lovely time and if your crown goes missing...well, I'm just saying. LOL xoxo Nancy

Sherry said...

I love your centerpiece. That was perfect for this. What pretty china you have too. Just beautiful! I love the napkin rings and the lace placemats too.

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Oh Ceekay...this was just charming. And that carriage and tiara the perfect touch. :)

Anonymous said...

I don't know what just happened.....when I first started to leave my comment it said I wasn't "signed in". I've never been signed in that I know of! SO, I went back and clicked Comments again and it opened! I hate computers! Pretend I just whispered that to you....I don't want my computer to get mad and quit. :)

LOVE your royal tea setting! I think you did an amazing job pulling that together from what you had on hand...cept the placemats. LOVE that carriage..with the crown!! That was perfect!

Hope all is well with you!!!

L, Dana

Dining Delight said...

I'd love a cup of Earl Grey (my fave) at this lovely table! That carriage with the tiara is the perfect centerpiece for a Royal Tea! Very pretty placemats, teacups and I especially love those little spoons with the teapots on the end. Its wonderful that you could create at tea-scape as lovely as this by using things you already owned!


BrassWillow said...


Such a beautiful table.

I'll have two lumps in my tea please. :)

Chari at Happy To Design said...

Hi Ceekay...

Ohhh...how pretty and sooo very perfect for a High Tea for the Royals!!! Your darling coach couldn't have been more appropriate and I love the tiara that you placed on the inside of it! What a GRAND idea, my friend! I love your new lace placemats...they are lovely and look gorgeous with your pretty place settings! I sooo enjoyed seeing those beautiful teacups as well! Thank you so much for sharing your lovely tea with us today for the party...this has been such a treat, my friend!

I also wanted to thank you for coming by for a visit today! I sooo enjoyed your sweet note!

Warmest wishes,
Chari @Happy To Design

Chari at Happy To Design said...

Ooops...just lil' ol' me again! I just wanted to tell you that I have the teapot napkin rings that match your pretty teapot spoons! I have been looking for a set of the spoons. Was wondering where you found yours?


Terri said...

The crown is a perfect touch!! LOVE it!

Debbie @ ribbonwoodcottage.blogspot.com said...

Hi Ceekay! What a clever tablescape and tea serving! I love it! Love the crown and the carriage...my mouth dropped open when I saw that. Very beautiful...I loved the whole table. You just outdid yourself girl.
Blessings to you...and I'll be right over!

Kathleen said...

Raising my pinky high to you! Beautiful! You are the only person I know who had her own pumpkin coach!
And tiara...I wonder where mine went! Probably fell in the bucket while I was scrubbing the floors! :)
Your tea is just lovely!

Anonymous said...

So sweet Ceekay! the carriage centerpiece is just perfect and made me wish I had not sold the one i found a few months ago for my booth!

Your teacups are lovely- special thoughts go to that gorgeous 3rd one!!

bee blessed

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Just elegant girl..Love the pumpkin coach and your tiara that just cracked me up girl..Hugs and smiles Gloria

Fuzzy Slippers said...

Oh my! I adore that carriage! What a beautiful setting. I feel like I've been to tea with royalty. Thanks so much for sharing this. You've encouraged me to get out my tea cup and enjoy some tea. ;)

A Hint of Home said...

I'll be right over and I'll have some Earl Grey, please.
I love that coach! Reminds me of Riverside at the Mission Inn.
It all turned out beautiful!

shannon i olson said...

I love your table, Such lovely silver(a favorite of mine too) and great tea cups! The coach is fabulous, nicely done.

Shelia said...

HI Ceekay! What a beautiful table and for such royalty! :) OOH! What a time I've had.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

On Crooked Creek said...

Cinderella at the Ball, none the less, would be grateful to recieve an invitation from you for this elegant Royal Tea! You have done an exquisite tablescape, my dear friend! I adore those Estate Sale china cups! Those darling little tea spoons with the tea pot are just too darn cute! Thank you for this lovely, inspirational tablescape today! I appreciate your sweet comment and visit today, as well.

Barbara said...

So lovely! I just love each and every part of it. That carriage is just so perfect!

Scribbler said...

Loverly! I always wanted a crown and a carriage. Your table is very royal, and your guests would be honored to sit there. Thanks for your kind words today on my blog.

Myrna said...

Hi Ceekay! Thank you so much for your comment..and your prayers! I felt a little vulnerable sharing, but it's people like you who make it worth it. I KNOW you understand!
I popped in on your 'Teal' blog and was happy to see good news on your latest scan! My prayers are with your cousin, tho.

Gorgeous table setting! Love the centerpeice!!
Blessings and hugs,

Celestina Marie Designs said...

Hi Ceekay,
Your tablescape is just beautiful. I'll have the Earl Grey tea please with sweet n low!!
Love the centerpiece and all the list of found items from great places we all have near by. Like a recipe for a wonderful table setting.
You sure rock my friend and I hope you had a nice birthday. Loved catching up on your past posts too.
Hugs from Texas,
Celestina Marie
p.s. we reached 81 degrees today. Going back down to the 30's over night.

Kristens Creations said...

Your tablescape is so pretty! Love those napkin rings...beautiful!

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Hi Ceekay, just lovely!! The centerpiece is to die for. I love it all...such a beautiful table.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Hugs, Barb

victorian parlor II said...

Your table for tea is gorgeous!!! And the fairy tale carriage is just wonderful:). Just wanted to let you know that I continue to pray for you every day.



Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

You even have a carriage and a crown!!!!! This IS a royal tea party!
I am so taken with the mix of tea cups. They are so pretty and look lovely on your table... set for a queen!
May I wear the tiara during the tea party?

Entertaining Women said...

Oh, I do love the pumpkin carrige...fit for a princess! I saw one a Hobby Lobby...maybe I have to go back and see if it's still there. You've set a lovely table that will make your guests feel like royalty. Thank you for sharing your charming design. Cherry Kay

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