Tea Party Birthday

My good friend, Anne, threw an amazing party for her daughter's first birthday. The theme was Marie Antoinette "Let Them Eat Cake" tea party. I got to help a little with the decorations and food. 


Here are all the photos

Huge balloons greeted the guests


Inside, they had their choice of lace crowns (tutorial here)


Here's part of the spread. Food included: Cucumber sandwiches,  croissants, cheese and crackers, mini chocolate shells filled with chocolate mousse, cookies, deviled eggs, quiese, fruit and vanilla sauce, veggies, candy, tea, meringue with lemon curd, prosciutto wrapped dates, and quiche. 


Vintage silver tea set. Inside the pot there was milk and the small pitcher had strawberry syrup. I had some in a tea cup; YUM!


The hanging pom ball/balloon/lantern display above the food table. Huge impact for really cheap!


Here's the birthday girl, enjoying the mousse I made. Isn't her ensemble amazing?


These are the individual smash cakes for each child, topped with a marzipan fruit. The frosting was so tasty!


The table in the backyard, perfect place to smash your cake and make a mess. More huge balloons too!


Isn't this a great picture of Anne and the birthday girl? This is right after we sang to her. 


These were the dainty favors for each of the guests. Inside were cookies. 

I can't wait for the next party!


Mary Pat Siehl said...

ok one word-- AMAZING!! what an idea for a party! I would like that for my next party! LOL!

Laura said...

I don't think it's fair to describe this with only one repetition of the word love. I love love love it. that has to be the classiest of first birthdays I've seen. Love the pearls and lace crowns. And the food...gorgeous.

Lisa said...

It's gorgeous! The decorations, food, and the little girl's outfit are all so pretty!

Brave Brooke said...

This is great! I have to admit I looked at it early because I was excited to see it!

Tracy said...

Ohh my goodness, this was for a first birthday, wow.
Everything looks so fancy.
The birthday girl is adorable.

Bindu said...

Great pictures. Really nice. Beautiful lace crowns. The favors for the guests make me want to be in your party. The birthday girl is very pretty and adorable. Kisses to her.

SV said...

Adorable! What a great party you put on for your little gal. I love the idea of a tea party and that strand of pearls was the perfect complement!


Liz said...

Looks great! I like the balloons, paper lamps and flower balls hanging from the ceiling! And the cake made of favors is a great idea! Liz

Anne said...

I could not have done it without YOU! Just like every party we have. You are amazing! I'm so glad we met.

Babblings and More said...

What a fun party! I totally wish we were neighbors! :)

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