Parisian Tea Party


Parisian tea party

This summer I got to reconnect with an old friend, Amy, to do the set-up for her daughter Jadyn’s 7th birthday with a Parisian tea party theme. Jadyn was so excited to have a fancy party with all of her friends! Her favorite color is pink, but Amy didn’t want a pink overload so we added in a light aqua with black and white accents. This party was girly and light and oh so precious!

Photos courtesy of Amy Long Photography

Parisian tea party table

To decorate the table, we started with a foundation of white damask linens and a black and white polka dot table runner. Each place setting contained a white dinner plate with a tea cup and saucer. We added various tea pots, books, Eiffel Towers and flowers down the length of the table. Notice the “place mats”? They’re just basic 12×12 papers with stamped Parisian images to create a customized look!

Parisian tea party table decor

Parisian tea party little vignette

Some friends of my parents gifted me with this ADORABLE vintage ice cream parlor dinette set that I knew would look perfect at this party. I added some photos of Jadyn and her family to personalize the area. The large white frame is from IKEA, with Hobby Lobby Parisian fabric and a decorated number 7.

Parisian tea party little vignette
Parisian tea party desserts

Amy really wanted tissue poms as part of the décor. Since there wasn’t anything available to hang them from, we ruffled them to leave a flat back so we could adhere them to a silver back drop. Jessica designed the adorable labels for all of the candies and used the French word for each item. I made the stand-up name using chipboard letters and small pieces of wood from Hobby Lobby that I spray-painted hot pink.

Parisian tea party desserts

Parisian tea party beverage station

Amy served lemonade to the girls since they are a bit young for actual tea. We added a few touches of lace to the jars to spruce them up a bit.

I love how this simple backyard party turned out!

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