Spring is here and it's the perfect time to indulge in teatime!
Tea parties are a wonderful way to celebrate the joy of springtime with friends. From fancy tea sets to dainty table decorations, these delightful accessories can make any get-together special. The right tools will also let you fully enjoy your favorite brews while creating a cozy environment for everyone present.
Whether you're an avid tea enthusiast or just looking for something new and exciting to do indoors or outdoors during this beautiful season, owning the proper tea-ware items will allow you create an elegant yet casual atmosphere that your guests won't soon forget.
Check out my selection of 14 must-have tea party items today! Indulge in some tea-time fun this spring season!
How I Pick the Right Spring Tea Party Essentials
Spring is here and it’s the perfect time to enjoy a cuppa with your kids, family or friends. But how can we make sure our tea party is up to par?
These 14 essentials for the perfect spring tea party are all here, tried, tested and truly necessary. No more frustration of not knowing what you need - just pick out these items and you'll be ready for a delightful tea party.
BTaT Teacups and Saucers
6 Pc Set
BTaT’s Tea Cups and Saucers are a truly exquisite set of six gracefully designed china bone porcelain cups and saucers, complete with a beautiful 10 carat gold trim. Perfect for entertaining guests or treating yourself to a quiet moment of luxurious tea sipping. Each cup conveniently holds 8 ounces of your favorite hot beverage.
Plus, you get to choose from a variety of assorted colors and vivid flower patterns.
BTaT Floral Tea Set
13 Pc Set
This Floral Tea Set is a 13 piece must-have for any true tea connoisseur! It's ideal for enjoying afternoon tea with friends or family, or simply curling up in the evenings with a warm, calming cup. Generously sized but oh - so delicate and refined, you'll get a full 38oz teapot, four 8oz cups and saucers, a creamer pitcher and sugar bowl – all delicately decorated with beautiful floral designs that capture the essence of British style.
Artliving Tiered Serving Stand
2 Pc Set
Are you planning to impress your friends at the next high tea gathering? The set of 2 tiered serving stands are just what every hostess needs for an extra-special presentation of all their delights. With the solid yet lightweight construction, cakes, canapes and favorite finger-foods are served up in style!
What makes these stands so special is its sleek design and reliable structure: encompassing a variety of high-quality plastic tiers connected with solid pillars and screws, each serving plate will be sturdily held in place - ensuring that your edible creations will remain safe from any bouncing or wobbling. Plus they're easy to care for and wash, so there's no stress involved.
Kate Aspen Vintage Tea Party Bud Vase
Tea time just got a little more whimsical with the Kate Aspen Vintage Tea Party Bud Vase! Part of their new line of tea-inspired home décor, this 100% quality porcelain bud vase will add a bit of charm and elegance to your décor. Fe
aturing delicate gold foil details, it's perfect for accenting any flower or bouquet with a unique twist. It comes in 2 sizes so you can mix and match for an unforgettable centerpiece.
HINMAY Mini Serving Tongs
6 Pc Set
A charming set of six small tongs crafted from the highest quality stainless steel, these gorgeous utensils will last you for years of use without so much as an ounce of rust. The classic rose handles make them super easy to pick up finger sandwiches, appetizers or sugar cubes for your great tea party.
So if your dream is to have a stylish and witty gathering, then these are just what you need!
Twining Tea Sampler Set
Set of 12 Flavors
Twining Tea Sampler Set offers a unique combination of tea and honey, creating an unforgettable experience at your next Spring tea! This set includes 48 assorted tea bags with 12 unique flavors - from Berry Fusion to Buttermint to Honeybush -so you can find the perfect flavor combination tailored just to yours and your guests' tastes. Each tea bag is made of premium quality, sustainably harvested and handpicked ingredients like leaves, flowers, citrus or berry fruits herbs and spices, and roots – creating a 100% natural experience that’s sure to satisfy all discerning palates.
Also included are 20 honey straws as tea drops so you can enhance the flavor of your Twining Tea for the ultimate tea-time luxury.
BOXAN Lace Tablecloth
Take your high tea up a notch with our BOXAN Lace Tablecloth! This luxurious white lace tablecloth will add an extra touch of glamour and romance to your setting. Whether you're hosting a garden gathering or an intimate dinner party for close friends, this delicate classic has just enough vintage charm to add to your tea party tablescape. Plus, it's machine washable for easy cleaning, so you'll be able to enjoy freshness at every event without any worry.
Snamonika Tea Spoons
16 Pc Set
Snamonika Tea Spoons offer eight beautiful flower designs for every tea moment! Each spoon perfectly crafted with stainless steel so your tea-sipping can last for years.
No need to worry about fading or rusting with Snamonika: made from high-grade food-safe stainless steel, they’re heat and water resistant and dishwasher safe too! But they aren’t just practical; they also offer a unique aesthetic that will surely bring joy to your afternoon tea ritual. From Rose to Sunflower and beyond—whatever your favorite bloom, there’s something here to delight you.
Snamonika isn’t just a dessert spoon, it’s the delightful taste of style too. The classic elegance of each design adds a romantic flair as it twinkles in the sunlight, adding an extra dose of whimsy to your spring tea parties.
Miracliy Artificial Hanging Rose Ivy
This gorgeous pack of 5 flower garlands achieves maximum style using minimal effort. Each 8.2 FT long garland looks as lush and vibrant as a perfectly arranged bunch of roses – they'll add a bit of sweet springtime charm to any room! Plus, they're made from silk and plastic, so no maintenance is required apart from dusting occasionally – what could be easier?
With these hanging roses, you can bring some beautiful blooms into your home this season – and keep them there all year round!
Talking Tables Floral Paper Plates
24 Pc Set
Dish out some rich floral flavor to your guests with these beautiful and sweet pieces of partyware. Boasting six uniquely striking designs with bright flowers, you'll love seeing their faces light up each time one of these plates emerges from the kitchen. As the scents of afternoon tea float in the air, add an extra touch of class to the gathering with these delightful vintage plates!
With 24 paper plates per pack, you'll never run out of bloomin' brilliance at any tea-time get together.
Homemory Flameless Votive Candles
24 Pc Set
Are you looking for a way to make your tea party extra special? Try the Homemory Flameless Votive Candles! These battery operated tea light candles will add an intricately romantic touch without all the tricky upkeep. And with more than 200 hours of continuous light for every candle, these beauties will last as long as your romantic mood does! Not only that, but if and when you run out of battery, just replace it from the bottom and keep things rolling.
Plus, the natural-looking ivory color gives off a soft white light that pulses with a real candle's flickering effects.
Apace Loose Leaf Tea Infuser
2 Pc Set
Let the Apace Loose Leaf Tea Infuser be your trusty sidekick for brewing that perfect cuppa every time. Their advanced Ultra-Mesh technology creates an ultimate infusion experience. With their unique shallow ultra-fine mesh, you can truly unlock every layer of aroma and flavor - whether you're brewing for one or entertaining a whole houseful of friends. Crafted with solid stainless steel, this infuser won't rust, dent, warp, crack or taint your tea, so it's worry-free steeping without sacrificing taste!
HIWARE Glass Teapot
With a premium grade borosilicate high heat resistant glass, you can take your love of tea to the next level and watch the natural brewing process unfold. More than just looks, this teapot is stovetop safe and microwavable so your water can be boiled right in it for easier brewing.
No more standing over a boiling pot of water and waiting for it to reach the perfect temperature - simply place it on your stove or microwave and let this teapot do all the hard work for you! And when you’re done, cleanup is a breeze since it’s also 100% dishwasher safe.
Spring Tea Party Essentials FAQ's
Love tea parties? Looking to get create the perfect atmosphere?
You don't have to be an expert. With these frequently asked questions about spring tea party ideas, you’ll be able to throw a stunning event and keep your guests talking about it for weeks afterwards! From choosing teacups and saucers that match your theme, deciding on uplifting music, or picking out sweet or savory treats – find all the answers here!
What is a Spring tea?
A spring tea is any type of tea that one can enjoy in the season of spring. This usually includes floral and citrus flavors to celebrate the new beginnings of this time of year.
What type of music should I play at a spring tea party?
At your spring tea party, try to choose music that fits the season and creates an uplifting atmosphere. This can include anything from classical pieces to folk songs, or even lighthearted jazz tunes.
Choose something cheerful that will make guests feel relaxed and happy while they sip their tea.
What should I serve at a spring tea party?
When it comes to serving food for a spring tea, light snacks are ideal. Try to choose dishes that pair well with tea like scones, tea sandwiches and other bite-sized treats.
You can also opt for sweet treats such as macarons, lemon curd and cupcakes.
Are there any special decorations I should have for spring tea party?
Yes Decorations are essential for setting the stage and creating a beautiful atmosphere for
your spring tea party. Opt for light colors like pastels, floral arrangements, and other delicate touches that will bring out the beauty of the season.
You can also hang up artificial vines or ivy around the room for an even more ethereal feel.
What are the most popular tea flavors to serve at a tea party?
When it comes to picking tea flavors for your spring tea party, there are plenty of options. Popular choices include jasmine green teas and rooibos blends for their floral notes, as well as fruit-based teas like peach or strawberry.
You can also opt for traditional black tea, oolong tea, or even herbal infusions like chamomile or mint.
What traditionally happens at a tea party?
A tea party is a great way to spend time with friends or family. During the event, people will typically sit around a table and enjoy conversation as they sip their tea. Depending on the atmosphere of the party, you can also have light snacks, games, or even some music playing in the background.
What foods should I serve at a tea party?
When it comes to serving food at a tea party, you have plenty of options. Light snacks like finger sandwiches and scones are a classic choice for pairing with tea. You can also serve bite-sized desserts such as macarons or cupcakes for something sweet.
For savory dishes, you can opt for quiches or tartlets.
How do I choose teacups and saucers?
When it comes to choosing teacups and saucers, you have plenty of options. Consider your theme and color scheme when picking out pieces that will match the atmosphere. For instance, if you’re going for a more traditional look, opt for delicate bone china with gold or silver details. If you’re going for a more modern feel, pick out bright colors or geometric patterns.
Are there any special dishes I should use for tea?
Yes! When hosting a tea party, it’s important to have the right dishes and utensils on hand. For instance, you’ll need a teapot and tea infuser to make the tea, as well as sugar bowls, milk jugs, and teaspoons. You can also find specialty plates for serving food items like sandwiches or scones.
Finally, opt for cake stands if you plan on serving desserts.
What are some other activities I can do at a tea party?
At a tea party, there are plenty of activities you can do to keep everyone entertained. For instance, you can have guests work together to create flower arrangements or try their hand at some simple calligraphy. You could also play board games or card games as well as having some light music playing in the background.
What are some popular finger goods?
When it comes to finger foods, there are plenty of options. Popular choices include cucumber sandwiches, quiches, and tartlets. You can also opt for savory items like mini pizzas or Greek spanakopita. For sweet treats, you can have mini cakes or cupcakes as well as bite-sized cookies or macarons.
Are there any special rules for serving tea?
When it comes to serving tea, there are a few etiquette rules that you should follow. For instance, always use the right teacup and saucer as well as a teaspoon when stirring in sugar or milk. You should also make sure to pour the tea from the pot into the cups in one smooth motion. Finally, it's important to follow the basic rules of politeness like not talking with your mouth full and being respectful of others.
Spring Tea Party Essentials: The Right Ones for You!
All in all, tea parties are a great way to celebrate the arrival of spring. With the correct accessories and supplies, you'll be able to recreate the luxurious experience of an elegant high tea in your own home or garden for you and your friends, your kids and family. Furthermore, having stylish supplies on hand will not only let you fully savor every sip and indulge in quality conversations but also leave everyone with memorable and meaningful experiences that may last a lifetime. So why not add some fancy teacups, decorative teapots, pretty plates and more to your arsenal? Get out there while the sun is shining and brew up some delightful memories with those that matter most!
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