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Modern Tea Party

Here is our take on a Modern Spring tea party. It would be good theme for a springtime baby shower, wedding shower, or brunch. I like throwing smallish parties like this because you can make more thoughtful details instead of throwing a giant party. My friend Andrea helped us put together a perfect menu of non-traditional (but really easy) tea treats that our guests LOVED.  Click through below to see all the details from the party!

A Modern Tea Party | Oh Happy Day!

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For the food we made Triscuit Crackers with Strawberries, Cream Cheese and Balsamic Vinegar, Vanilla Scones with Clotted Cream and Jam, Salmon, Cucumber and Dill Sandwiches, Spring Salads with Edible Flowers, Mango Pots de Creme, and Brownie Marshmallow Snowballs. Triscuit approached us about working together so we included one of the recipes from this Pinterest board at our party. We chose this recipe because it fit best with our tea party theme. For the decor I knew I wanted to use my new Mud teacup set I got for Christmas. I recently got this dark tablecloth from Unison and I liked the idea of going dark to make it feel a little more modern and playful. We mixed up all the place setting colors to feel more casual. To serve we put everything on serving platters I like to use the tiered platters because it gives things height. Et voila! Tea is served.

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This post is sponsored by Triscuit: Made for More. 

Photos by Paul Ferney for Oh Happy Day
Food by Andrea Pimental

  1. Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

    March 19, 2015

    Such a beautiful tea party! I love everything about it – so elegant and all the foods look delicious!

  2. Leslie

    March 19, 2015

    Gorgeous! Everything looks so good. I always think of Alice In Wonderland when I think of tea parties, it makes me smile.

  3. Eleanor

    March 19, 2015

    Hello! Where is that tiered platter from? I want it so much! :)

  4. Claire

    March 19, 2015

    It reminds me Alice in Wonderland, too! Fabulous;-)

  5. Veronica

    March 19, 2015

    The food looks delicious and the decor is lovely!

  6. Pinch of Black

    March 19, 2015

  7. 'Becca'lise

    March 19, 2015

    I love tea parties but I hate tea. I’ll have to have a little party like this but with juice, haha.

  8. Jessica Doll

    March 19, 2015

    Aww, everything looks wonderful. Andrea makes great food, too! She’s catered for a couple of events I attended and everything was delicious and simple. :)

    Jessica / http://teamwiking.com

  9. a plain cracker, blue cheese, sprinkle of pepper, lavender (only if you want, or it needs to be pretty for the girls!) and a drizzle of honey – hits the spot too!
    pretty table. thanks for sharing.

  10. Kari

    March 19, 2015

    I love those triscuits with cream cheese and strawberries!
    Kari
    http://www.sweetteasweetie.com

  11. MaddisonAmy

    March 20, 2015

    Such a good idea :)

  12. Rhia

    March 22, 2015

    I’m a huge fan of afternoon tea. This tea party set up is amazing! Hopefully I’ll be able to throw something like this when I get my own place. This blog has great party ideas. Glad I happened to come across it.

  13. Katie

    March 26, 2015

    Beautiful! My 3-year-old son somehow got super into tea, and I know he would love a tea party :)

    Also, any chance of an update on the 52 dinner parties idea? I would LOVE to hear details on how it’s been going!

  14. Michael Wurm Jr.

    March 30, 2015

    Love this SO MUCH! Fab job.

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