Tea parties are a great way to gather a few of your friends to enjoy conversation and a light meal. Also, with the weather warming up, why not take advantage of your backyard and host a garden tea party? Tea parties are perfect for any get-together, whether it be just brunch, a wedding shower, or your little girl's birthday party. Sounds like fun, right? But before you get to planning, have you ever thought about adding a theme to your tea party? If not, you should! Check out our favorite theme party ideas that will add some flair to your next tea party!
Lost in Wonderland
When you think of tea and themed parties, Alice in Wonderland almost immediately comes to mind. The Mad Hatter was known for having the wildest tea parties in all of Wonderland and you can too! What better way to make your party stand out than to add a little creativity and quirkiness to it? With a Wonderland themed party, you can invite guests to attend in Alice in Wonderland
costumes and serve foods that match your theme. Décor can include an array of random vintage-looking items, like mismatched tea sets, broken cuckoo clocks, colorful paper lanterns, unique doilies and more. After the guests have finished tea, they can help themselves to a game of croquet on the lawn!
The Princess and the Tea
Princess themed parties are quite popular for young girls, but this year, add a touch of sophistication by making it a tea party. Little girls love dressing up as princesses on any occasion, but with a tea party too, they’ll really feel like royalty! To make your princess tea party a success, you can invite the guests to attend dressed as their favorite fairy-tale princess
. For refreshments, serve kid-friendly tea and snacks, like herbal tea (to cut out the caffeine), iced sugar cookies, and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches cut into cute shapes with the help of cookie cutters. With this charming theme, your daughter is sure to have the time of her life!
Royal tea is a sure way to feel like royalty! (Ha-ha, get it?) OK, enough with the lame jokes. Turn your tea party from fun to fabulous by creating a luxurious experience with a Marie Antoinette theme
! With this theme, you can invite guests to dress like Marie Antoinette and other members of 17th century high society. Dress your table setting in a way that is fitting of Versailles with plenty of gold accents, linens and lush floral bouquets. Splurge on an exotic tea that Marie Antoinette would have imported for a lavish party and serve delicate pastries that would be fit for a queen. Lastly, when it comes to party food, “let them eat cake” and finish off the meal with champagne and strawberries.
With these great new ideas to liven up your next tea party, you can get to planning right away! Don’t forget to head over to PureCostumes.com
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