Occasion:  Birthday Party

Budget: £200

Guest: 14

Theme: Afternoon Tea/Garden Party


Event: Birthday

I adore afternoon tea parties! Going to posh hotels and quirky cafes for cream teas is such a lovely experience. It’s a great way to celebrate occasions. However it can be expensive but taking the hotel experience at home gives you a different ambiance. It’s more cosy and comfortable. I love getting out my cute tea set and decorating the table with pretty tablecloths and matching cups and saucers. It find it very therapeutic.

So for my 25th birthday, I wanted throw my own afternoon tea soiree at home for my family.


My Basic KitTea pot

  • Tea set (Tea pot, tea cups and saucers)
  • Cake stand
  • Floral paper plates/matching napkins

I have 3 tea pats at home so it really unnecessary to buy another one! But I found this amazing website: that do lovely tea pots even a diva tea pot! Check it out !

Decoration and Theme

I wanted the decoration quite simple, shabby chic kind of style. So I got some tissue pom poms, hot pink and ivy colours. I had to get some cute dollies and some flowery wrapping paper to hide clutter. Also labels for the sandwiches and fresh flowers.


  • Teas: Earl grey, English breakfast and Chamomile
  • Sandwiches: Ham and mustard, brie and grapes, smoked salmon and cream cheese, prawn and cucumber, coronation chicken and egg and mayo
  • Scones with clotted cream and jam
  • Macaroon
  • Fruit pastries
  • BBQ chicken wigs
  • Fruit kebabs
  • Cupcakes: chocolate, fruit, orange, strawberries
  • Victoria sponge cake
  • Individual mini cakes
  • Vol-au-vents

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