Ten Tips On Hosting The Perfect Tea Party

I recently attended a lovely high tea party in Atlanta a few weeks ago! I had a grand time and if you know me, I love a good tea party! That made me think to share with you a few ways to host the perfect tea party! Consider elegant teacups, a variety of teas, delicate finger sandwiches, and delectable pastries. Create a cozy atmosphere with floral arrangements and soft music to enhance the experience. See more inside….

1. Invitations: Send out charming invitations with details about the date, time, and dress code.

2. Tea Selection: Offer a variety of teas, including black, green, and herbal options to cater to different preferences.

3. Table Setting: Use elegant tableware, including teacups, saucers, and a teapot. Add floral arrangements and tablecloths for a sophisticated touch.

4. Finger Foods: Prepare dainty finger sandwiches, scones, and petite pastries. Consider both sweet and savory options.

5. Accompaniments: Provide clotted cream, jams, and honey for scones. Lemon wedges, sugar cubes, and milk are also essential.

6. Presentation: Arrange the food and tea service attractively on tiered trays for a visually pleasing display.

7. D├ęcor: Enhance the ambiance with floral decorations, vintage tea sets, and perhaps some soft background music.

8. Seating Arrangement: Plan seating to encourage conversation. Ensure there’s ample space for guests to comfortably enjoy their tea and treats.

9. Games or Activities: Consider incorporating tea-related games or activities to keep guests entertained.

10. Gracious Hosting: Be attentive to your guests, keep the tea flowing, and maintain a warm and inviting atmosphere throughout the party.

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