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Monday, February 29, 2016

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party

I wanted to share the fun tablescape that I created on the coffee table in the sun room.

   Kyleigh  (our 9 year old grand daughter )  will be hosting an Alice in Wonderland tea party this afternoon.

The centerpiece of my tablescape is the Alice in Wonderland pop up book that I found at a yard sale a few years ago.

The book was in like new condition,   even the punch out figures were still in it.   

The tea set was a gift from our daughter when they visited Disneyland a few years ago.

 The cute paper plates are from Amazon.

I made the table runner last spring.

I got out the good silver for the tea party.

  The mad hatter hat is a yard sale purchase.

I bought this sweet cabbage tea pot at an estate sale over the week end.....$1.50

I love the bunny head front door.....

Mr Bunny has found a comfy seat on the sofa and is ready for the party to begin.

There will be plenty of goodies to eat .....

And we'll play games too!

The tea party guests are beginning to arrive.......


The nutcracker couple will be at our tea party.....

And the rabbit family will be joining the party too.

Will you join us for tea this afternoon?


  1. I hope - I hope I'm not too LATE for the tea! Darling fun!

  2. Oh so fun. I bet everyone will have a wonderful time. Where did you get the bunnies in the car. That is so cute. Everything is.

  3. What a fun post, Penny! Love the silver tea set and all the bunnies. Your granddaughter is sure to enjoy her tea party. Thanks for sharing and enjoy your day.


  4. I'd like to join you for this wonderful and fairy tea time!
    Hugs Alessandra

  5. What a wonderful thing for your granddaughter and her friends! Just popping in here and there when I have a few minutes to visit. xo Diana

  6. Love a tea party with granddaughters!

  7. What a wonderful tea party! I'd be delighted to join all the fun!

  8. Bonjour chère amie,

    J'adore cette belle mise en scène... l'enfance retrouvée.

    Gros bisous ♡

  9. Hi Penny!!

    You have the most delightful items! I love the theme and how everything ties in very well!



  10. Beautiful as always! You have the most amazing seasonal collections. Thanks for linking up!

  11. How cute is all that---ADORABLE...I bet it was a fun afternon, Thanks, Sandi

  12. Adorable and what a cute idea. Did Kyliegh invite her real little friends over? What a great way to teach a little girl how to entertain.. :) Alice's experience always frightened me when I was little. Remember the part about Alice in Wonderland in "East of Eden?" She was Kathy's best friend. I remember the part when she walked right past Alice..and disappeared. An adult story, obviously. Loved Steinbeck's writing!!

  13. Such a cute idea!! I'm sure the tea party was a success with such a beautiful setting. Thanks for sharing at our Tuesday Tips and Tricks link up!

  14. Penny,
    So cute! Lovely pieces!!I am sure that your gran daughter just had a grand time having Tea in this wonderful setting!!
    We are supposed to get a bit of SNOW on Thursday night!!!

  15. This is so fun! Alice In Wonderland is my favorite story of all time and I always set up tea parties when I was a little girl and pretended to be Alice with all the funny people and creatures from the story. Thank you so much for sharing at Inspiration Thursday. You definitely made me smile.

  16. Adorable! My sister in law and I hosted an Alice in Wonderland tea and baby shower for my niece and we used those same plates. So much fun to do and there wasn't a woman there who didn't have fond memories of Alice. Sue

  17. OH everything looks so pretty!

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

  18. Alice in Wonderland is great anytime, isn't it!? Your setting is very pretty, and full of Springtime charm!

  19. What a wonderful job you did with your presentation. It is just enchanting. I love it all.

  20. What a wonderful job you did with your presentation. It is just enchanting. I love it all.

  21. Oh Penny what a fun tea party!!! I love all the little little ornaments, but the car with rabbits is darling!!!

    Have a lovely party!

  22. I love your Alice tea party it is beautiful. I have a new grand daughter and can't wait for her to get a little older so we can continue having tea parties. My daughter still has the same Alice pop up book as you have and she is 24 years old. take care, Darlene

  23. What a fun tea party! The book was a wonderful find and I love the sweet tea set. Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  24. What a fun tea party. I am waiting for the day when I have grandchildren so I can plan fun activities like tea parties.

    Thanks for sharing at SYC.

  25. Dearest Penny, I ADORE everything you have. Such a lovely setting..I love all the details and lovely shades you have chosen


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