Alice In Wonderland Tea Party

Welcome to the 102nd Tablescape Thursday!

A few months ago I stumbled upon a miniature Alice in Wonderland tea set…it was love at first site.

Alice in Wonderland Tea Set

We celebrated with an Un-Birthday Party out on the porch.

Alice in Wonderland Table Setting Tablescape with Dept_edited-1

This evening I’ve set up a tea party just for you in the guest room. Actually, there’s room for two so, if you don’t mind, I think I’ll join you.

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party

Brought up a couple of the wicker chairs from the porch…

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party in the Guest Room

The “March Hare” asked if he could join us, too. Of course, I said, Yes! He even brought a basket of yummies to share…hope you like carrots with your tea.

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party Tea Set

Have a lady bug cookie…they really are yummy. I test-tasted one just to make sure.

Ladybug Cookies for a Tea Party

 

Lady Bug Cookies for a Tea Party

 

Alice in Wonderland Tea Cups Stacked

Would you like another cup of tea?

Alice in Wonderland Tea Cup

 

Alice in Wonderland Tea Cup

There’s plenty, so please have some more!

Alice in Wonderland Paul Cardew Tea Pot

Teapot is so cute, decorated all the way around including the handle.

Alice in Wonderland Tea Pot

Love the lid to the sugar bowl.

Alice in Wonderland Paul Cardew Tea Party

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party in the Guest Room

 

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party

 

For more Alice in Wonderland fun, click here:  Alice in Wonderland Table Setting

For and Alice in Wonderland tea party for children, go here: Alice in Wonderland Tea Party with Miniature Alice in Wonderland Tea Set.

Alice in Wonderland china: Tuesday Morning, Marshalls, Ross
Flow Blue Plate: Found antiquing years ago, Hallmarked J. Heath
Curly Flatware: Gourmet Settings, Treble Clef
Embroidered Napkins: Found antiquing, a few months ago
Monogrammed Cocktail Napkins: Neiman Marcus
White Rabbit: Found antiquing, years ago…thought he’d make a great lamp one day 🙂
Cookies: Marshalls

Looking forward to viewing your beautiful tablescapes!

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Comments

  1. Allie and Pattie says:

    Susan, I just love this china- and now Allie WANTS it! 🙂 We may have to skip a few Tablescape parties as we're packing up, but thatnk you so much for hosting- what a great way to spend an evening!
    xoxo Pattie and Allie

  2. Oh Susan…your guest room is pure delight! Who wouldn't feel pampered & spoiled to spend a night sleeping there?!

    I adore the little tea set you've used. How fun that we were BOTH thinking along the same lines this week. 😉

    The ladybugs on the flower cookies are precious but those embroidered napkins have stolen my ♥ !! How exquisite!! I can do machine embroidery but that like that, with the embossed/relief effect. *sigh*

    I hope you have a wonderful week, Hon & thanks again for helping us to play with our dishes.

    fondly,
    Rett

  3. Sandi (Meme) says:

    What a fun time you had – and you didn't have to leave the house to do it! Thanks for hosting, I'm just looking in this week, not participating. Sandi

  4. Susan, as usual a very unique and beautiful table! Thanks for hosting and for sharing.
    Sandy

  5. Donna (Timeless Settings) says:

    I love your beautiful tea party! Thank you for hosting, this is so much fun!

    Donna

  6. Susan, This is a fabulous tea party! Love your guest room – how gorgeous. The floral tablecloth is really pretty and the china – WOW! Awesome! The ladybug cookies are great too and I thank you for inviting me to tea.
    Hugs and blessings, Beth

  7. Linda (More Fun Less Laundry) says:

    Susan, I was always afraid of Alice when I was little–I think I am too much of a control freak and she was definitely NOT in control of what was happening. But I could like these dishes! The detail is amazing, with the handles and the lids and the facial features! The stacked teacups are a very funny touch! I think your guests are very lucky to have a beautiful room like this to visit! Linda

  8. Susan, your tea party was delightful. I credit you with providing me with the tidbit of information I needed to find one of the miniature tea sets for myself. I'm totally smitten with the darling details on these sets.
    Love the new header. It is fresh and so inviting!
    Thanks for hosting!
    Stop by to see me. I'm celebrating my first year of blogging! More credit goes your way! ~ Sarah

  9. Mid-Atlantic Martha says:

    What a lovely party — I can see why you (and the Monkeys) adored taht tea set! Love those ladybug cookies.

  10. Beeutiful by Design says:

    Three for the price of one! All three are so cute and whimsical 🙂 As always thanks for hosting – Jennifer

  11. Oh Sue, that was TOOO Much fun!!! The bedroom looks fabulous, what little girl wouldn't want to live in there… Actually any girl of any age would… Hugs, Donna

  12. Fatima -Scrapart says:

    Wonderful theme! Lovely pieces .The tablecloth and the cat is gorgeous!!!Great! Perfect! Hugs, Fatima-Scrapart

  13. once in a blue moon... says:

    its that old adage, LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! i adore your setting, soooooo cute. my fav is the handle and cookies, the details all just delightful!

  14. Being a lover of all things whimsical, I love your tea set! It was fun in the other applications, but I really love it against the setting of your guest room with all the blue and white. So pretty!

    I also had to check out where you got the cookies. They are so cute. My daughter would love that.

  15. Cabin and Cottage says:

    Well thanks for inviting me! The tea set is darling! And love the napkins! The cookies are SO cute! You sure make for a good time on Thursdays! Jacqueline

  16. I LOVE the whimsy of this tablescape! The colors are so perfect for this room. Tea and daisy cookies would be sooooo fun to enjoy at this table. Thanks for hosting the party!
    🙂 Sue

  17. Sue at Beach Bungalow says:

    Hi Susan!

    Love your new banner, so pretty!

    I'm participating in Tabelscape Thursday for the first time. I'm so excited!

    Sue

  18. Your tablescapes are wonderful!!! I've followed your blog a little while now, and I was just showing DH your porch again tonight.

    The cake server from the un-Birthday Party was my absolute favorite.

  19. Virginia says:

    I love visiting your blog.
    So much beauty….
    Sweet Blessings,
    Virginia

  20. Kudzucoszin says:

    Susan, that is the cutest tea set. And I love, love, love those sock monkeys. Just too cute! Vicki

  21. Hi Susan
    That is too cute. I'll be right over for a spot of tea! Also I like your new banner.
    Hugs, Rhondi

  22. Oh, Susan, this is just so precious! Now you're making me want to start collecting Alice in Wonderland dishes! 🙂
    I always love seeing your beautiful guest bedroom too!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia 😉

  23. Susan, that was adorable. I love the white bed frame, too. Everything looked so lovely. Thanks so much for sharing all your great photos. Susan

  24. Kathleen says:

    What a lively tea setting, and the room is just wonderful!

  25. What a cute tea party! Loved having tea with you. Thank you. And loved those cookies–CUTE!

  26. vignette design says:

    What an adorable tea set! Love the tea party!

  27. Linda @ A La Carte says:

    Susan I love the new blog header! I also love this Alice in Wonderland theme tea! Wonderful tablescape!

  28. Yellow Rose Arbor says:

    What fun! All of them are just adorable! How neat to have one in the guest room as well!

    I admire you for commenting on ALL of the participants of the 100th post celebration!

    Thanks for hosting!

    Katherine

  29. Mellodee says:

    Lovely, lovely, lovely! And fun! The china is wonderful.

  30. Days at Buttermilk Cottage says:

    As usual, your pictures are stunning. In your next life, you can be a professional photographer! Love the whimsy of your table and want to come for a stay in your guest room!

  31. This is just too adorable, Susan! I love it!…Christine

  32. Susan, what a perfect setting to have a tea party, love your March Hare, he is adorable. The tea set is the cutest.

  33. G'eve Susan ~ What a fabulous tea party! EXCELLENT presentation that would be enjoyed by young & old alike. You are an amazing imaginative lady.

    Have a lovely eve ~
    TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

  34. Tales From My Empty Nest says:

    Susan, that china is adorable. What a cute table scape. And that bedroom is beautiful too. Your sock monkeys are precious. Love & blessings from NC!

  35. Sue (Someone's Mom) says:

    Now you know, every time you use those Alice dishes I turn green with envy. It is even worse this time because they are in that gorgeous room! I love everything about this!

  36. I adore my nephew's girlfriend and bought her a similar tea set for Christmas last year… puts a smile on my face seeing it! I wish I was all snuggled in that cozy bed with the tea table set awaiting me in the morning!

  37. Mariette says:

    Dearest Susan,

    Well that was a very colourful tea party with Alice in Wonderland! Loved it later on when the comforter got taken off the bed; that gave some rest to the eyes for enjoying that second cup of tea!

    Thanks!

    Greetings from Georgia

    MariettesBacktoBasics

  38. Your Alice dishes are so wonderful and your pictures of what youd did with them are so fun. I always love to see your tables. I would like to add to my dishes, maybe find some fun dishes to use. Thanks for the inspiration.

  39. Fifi Flowers says:

    LOVELY LOVELY table! I soooo want one of those cookies!!!

  40. laurie @ bargain hunting says:

    Absolutely charming! Love the table setting in the bedroom, and all of the AIW china is just toooooo cute! Thanks for having me to tea. I enjoyed it so much. laurie

  41. Love your dishes and guest room! Everything is lovely as always!!

    Mary

  42. Anonymous says:

    I like your new header, too, and always enjoy your beautiful tablescapes. Lisa

  43. niartist says:

    Thanks so much for allowing me to play along this week Susan! Love your tea party dishes! GORGEOUS!

  44. Christi @ A Southern Life says:

    What a fun, whimsical and pretty tea party! Love it 🙂

    Christi @ A Southern Life

  45. I know what you mean about not being able to get around to all the posts in a timely fashion. They are so beautiul one wants to linger.
    Someday I hope to be able to pull a table together. Can it be done with plasticware? For sure I have the accessories.
    Love your whimsical china.
    Keep life playful!

  46. This china delights me every time! I love the theme, the illustrations but I think it is the words (especially the swirling ones) that get me every time. A lovely setting and those cookies sure look good!

  47. Loved this bit of whimsy, Susan!

  48. Simply adorable! Thanks for hosting!

  49. So very whimsical and cute. I am floored by the amount of work and detail you do for your beautiful shoots.. As I've asked before, when is the book coming out? Tablescape Thursdays… I think you MUST do one… Who wouldn't buy it?

  50. I want your sock monkeys!

  51. Susan:

    ASOLUTELY darling! What a sweet idea! Will you share the source of your bed skirt, pillows and coverlet? Pinecone Hill maybe? Just love it.

  52. Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) says:

    Hi Lisa,
    Sure…the blue and white comforter, pillows and bedskirt are Ralph Lauren and I think it was called, "Porcelain." I bought it the first year they made it which was many, many years ago…maybe 15 now. They produced it for quite a while, but it didn't look as nice as the first year they made it…looked cheaper to me.
    Mine came from Macys, way back then. I can't remember now where I bought the white coverlet…maybe TJ Max. They are pretty easy to find in most dept. stores, but I find TJ Max and HomeGoods to be a lot better, pricing wise. The yellow pillows…and curtains and tabletopper are all custom made with a Sanderson fabric that had the word "Ribbon" in the name…forgotten the exact name of that fabric. It's a very old fabric pattern, so impossible to find now, I would think. I just googled Ralph Lauren Porcelain and here's the latest version that is selling in Macy's: http://www.macys.com/catalog/product/index.ognc?ID=364569&cm_mmc=Google_Feed-_-6-_-89-_-%7Bkeyword%7D&kw=%7Bkeyword%7D

    Hope that helps!
    Susan

  53. The Queen of Hearts is on her way and so looking forward to this wonderful tea party in Wonderland. Hope I'm not late!

  54. Oh yes, I'd love another cup of tea 'cause I could just sit a spell and enjoy those darling dishes and that beautiful guest room, of course. I would sit for hours reading my big Alice and Wonderland book and daydreaming when I was a little girl. In the tea set, it's fun reading all the sayings on each dish. I found myself tilting my head to read what it says in the teacup, LOL.

    Your table linens are gorgeous, such beautiful colors. Those cookies look delectable, yum.

    All the Best,

    Requi

  55. Susan Ramey Cleveland says:

    One of your greatest settings yet. I'm in love with the Alice china, and your bedroom is lovely.

  56. Where did you get the covered cake plate in the first picture on your porch? It is adorable!

  57. Nancy's Notes says:

    Susan, I just had to drop in to see what a feast for the eyes you had in store for us! As always, everything is absolutely gorgeous! What a perfect tea party setting, your dishes are just beyond precious!

    Thanks for sharing, it's always a treat to see what you have created!~

    Nancy

  58. Melissa Miller says:

    Susan it is simply charming!

  59. Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) says:

    Hi Amy,
    The top part came from TJ Max (I think). HomeGoods had it, also. And the bottom half came from Marshalls. They are Dept. 56. I've seen them on eBay in the past, too.

  60. Fun, fun, fun! I enjoy Alice in Wonderland and the dishes are too lovely. Where in the world do you store everything? 🙂

  61. I love this tea set. The cheshire cat creamer is adorable. I think I will look for something similar to have tea with my new grand-daughter.:)

  62. This is adorable! Makes me want to have a tea party!

  63. Nf1andprek-whisper says:

    what a fun room, you could have a bed in breakfast at your home.. I have been wanting to do an alice in wonderland themed… tablescape for some time now.. but I own nothing like that yet… I will be keeping my eye out… I love the set…

  64. Designs by Blanche says:

    I had so much fun visiting your lovely Alice Tea Party!

    -Blanche

  65. Home's Where My Heart Is says:

    What a wonderful post and the tea set is absolutely darling. I just hosted an Alice in Wonderland Sweet 16 party for a young friend this past weekend. I'd love to share the pictures with you at this link: http://homeswheremyheartis.blogspot.com/2010/08/big-surprise-wonderland-unveiled.html

    Thank you for such a wonderful post,

    Erin
    Home's Where My Heart Is

  66. I have been collecting this china for a while, too. My granddaughter is planning on using it for a tablescape on TablescapeX3 very soon. It will be fun to see what she does with it. Love all of your photos!

  67. Wonderful room, my favorite blue/white! Been looking for a white matlassee (misspelled) like yours with the diamond pattern. Could you please tell me where you got yours and the name brand. Love all your posts!!! Thanks, Liz Hamrick

    • Thanks, Liz! I believe I found that one at Macy’s. It’s been many years ago though, so kind of hard to remember. I just looked and I don’t see a tag on it anywhere. I have seen similar ones at Dillards and occasionally in HomeGoods/TJ Max, but that was several years ago when I was looking for one of my other bedroom. I hope you can find one. If I see one anywhere online or while out shopping, I’ll let you know. XO

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