Saturday, July 28, 2012

A Mad Tea Party


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The Mad Hatter and the March Hare were sitting at the table, fighting over the marshmallows. "Why don't you just eat them?" asked Alice. "This is what I would do, in any circumstances." The March Hare answered in a pedantic voice: "There is science and method in eating these marshmallows: we must choose the toppers carefully in order to always leave on the plate an even number from each design". Alice looked closely and she saw three types of Mad Hatter's hat cupcake toppers.























"Why is the cat smiling like that, from one ear to the other?" she asked. "Because she was drawn by the talented Charles Santoso, that's why and she is famous now all over the net. Celebrity will do that to you." Alice thought the cat must be crazy, because she drank her milk first and spilled the tea on the ground.







"What are those flowers in the teapot?" wondered the little girl, because she had never seen them before. They looked like a combination of a hedgehog and a purple cloud. "Oh, those are immortal flowers, they transform into a flower mummy and stay like this forever", replied the Mad Hatter. "They are perfect for us, since The Queen beheaded Time and there is no time to grow new flowers of any kind."









"Beware of the Mushroom, it bites!" they both cried, as Alice approached the red mushroom with her hand held in the air. "There is no Mushroom here", she replied. "All I see is a lamp in drag. I bet that she can swirl and dance like no other. Let's play a cotillion!" So they all quickly gathered around, ready for the dance, but the March Hare kept glancing at the minty mints from the jar.









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127 comments:

  1. Beautiful party! I love your colors in your photos,and the dancing was such a delight too! Have a very merry unbirthday today!!!
    Hugs, Susan

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  2. Meeha, I am speachless...
    combinations of colors and textures - just amazing!
    great great great :)

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    1. Thank you, Ana, it was way easy, since this is from one of my favorite books ever :)

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    2. congratulations on your MANY features! it is beyond deserved, really :)
      have a great great great day
      see you around ;)

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  3. What a delightful tea party, and what a big headed cheshire cat heehee !!
    Thankyou for visiting my party too :)

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  4. Gorgeous Mad Tea party setting indeed and I am in love with that red lamp! Thanks for visiting me also,
    Kiss Noises Linda

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  5. Lovely photos!
    www.sweetordinarydays.blogspot.com

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  6. Wow, a more modern twist on the tea party - I absolutely love it! Meringues are one of my favorites, so you had me at hello. Hope you can stop by my parities.
    XO,
    Lisa

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  7. Fantastic! I really love your tea party!
    Those flowers in the teapot...the lamp...
    Great ideas!
    Besos from Argentina, Silvina (joining this mad party too!)

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  8. what beautiful interiors! a very smart tea party :)

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  9. I love the colours you've used in your tea party. Loved the bit about the flower mummy, that really made me smile.

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  10. Oops I forgot to leave my link! Here it is, please come over for a mad cuppa :) x

    http://www.idlebakes.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/a-mad-tea-party-in-idle-wonderland.html

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  11. Oh what a wonderful party! You have a talent for interior designing! I enjoyed it very much! I specially liked your mushroom lamp! do head on over for a cupcake=)

    http://theweekendartist.blogspot.com/2012/07/mad-tea-party-2012.html

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  12. LOVELY tea setting and party! Thanks for the invite! (and for stopping by for some quick tea at my party too!)

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  13. Thankyou for inviting me in to such a lovely party, gorgeous styling! xx

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  14. lovely party! I think your toppers are the best :-)

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  15. I've always loved red, and the treats were divine. Thank you for having me and for such a fun time!

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  16. What a lovely party and the colors are so bright and pretty together. You have truly put together a most glorious party for all of your guests tonight and we have had such a nice time sipping tea and meringues and chatting! Thank you so much for coming to my tea party and leaving such sweet comments! I was so nice to meet you and perhaps next year again we shall meet for tea?! Come visit anytime and the kettle will be on!
    Hugs,
    Beth P
    (Mossberry Cottage) elisabetpollock.blogspot.com

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  17. What a aesthetically pleasing table-scape you've made, and I love that black tea pot!

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  18. Tres chic!!! I love the mushroom lamp and cheshire cat. Thank you so much for a stylish tea party!

    Carmen
    http://www.moonlyf.com/2012/07/moonlyfs-mad-moonlit-tea-party.html

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  19. Lovely! beautiful colors, enjoy your day! xo

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    1. Thank you so much for the visit, sweet Mariela! I'm happy you like it, because this is my first time shooting a tablescape and I find the photography quite difficult to manage.

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    2. How inviting! You are Ssooo clever! LOVE the Mushroom and all your color choices!
      Cheers, Kelly

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  20. What a beautiful and magical party!! I absolutely love that mushroom lamp!!! Thank you so much for inviting me, it was a delight :) ~Lauren

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  21. What a fun Mad Tea Party! I really love that mushroom lamp! And thank you for coming to visit with me. Enjoy the festivities!

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  22. What a delightfully mad tea party! The marshmallows look divine. I love the mushroom lamp (lamp in drag, lol!). I've had such a marvellous time. Thanks for sharing! ~Michelle

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  23. What a fun party. And of course I love the mushroom lamp too! The teapot is beautiful.
    Thanks for visiting me.

    Chrislyn

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  24. Oh, what a beautiful tea party you've got here! Love the pretty little dishes, so fun :)

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  25. What a fun Tea Party!The marshmallows do look delicious ! Love your teapot & teacups!

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  26. Great use of color!

    Give me a visit some time ~
    thriftshopcommando.blogspot.com

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  27. Thanks for stopping by my party! I love your pretty pink theme! Especially the mushroom! :)

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  28. what a beautiful setting! Thank you for having me! I hope you will come visit mine too!
    http://anaboocreationsbysylvia.blogspot.com/2012/07/welcome-one-and-all-o-fanciful-madd-tea.html

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  29. What a fun and festive Tea party! I am so glad I stopped by. I hope you have a chance to visit me as well: http://beneaththewitchesmoon.blogspot.com/2012/07/mad-tea-party.html

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  30. Your table set up is lovely...thank you for having me at your tea party!

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  31. What a wonderfully stylish and witty tea party! Very chic, and the food looks delicious. Thank you so much for inviting me and for your sweet comment on my blog. I'm glad you liked Mr Steambike! I really must make some more.

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  32. Oooooooooo, clean fresh, beautiful, makes you want to jump right in!!! Incredible photos!!!!

    Bravo all around.... ooooooo!! I am inspired!


    Happy Mad Tea Partying!
    ♥ Vanessa {a fanciful twist}

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    1. Vanessa, thank you for having me at your whimsical, magical, larger than life sweet party!

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  33. I love your mushroom! It looks fantastic against that floral red and white wallpaper! Your meringue flags are darling, as well! I love the way you set this all up... What a wonderful way to celebrate the tea party!

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  34. Hello :)
    What pretty photos. The cushions look inviting and the meringues look delicious! What lovely teacups. Thx for visiting my blog. Happy Tea time~

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  35. What a beautiful space! A gorgeous mix of colours and patterns.

    Katie
    www.katiescreative.blogspot.com

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  36. You've laid a beautiful tea table and I loved your story! Gorgeous china. I'll just take a marhmallow before I go, if you don't mind! : ) Thanks for visiting my tea party!

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  37. Oh what fun, yes count me in. Let me sit here and pour me a cup of tea and a sweet treat. I can't wait to hear all the mad tales your guest will share. Great party I do believe yours is my favorite. Great photos. Drop by and I will share a cup of tea with you. Kathy

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  38. A lovely party. I had a delightful time.
    Thank you.

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  39. Thank you so much for having me over to your tea party! Everything was lovely! The pillows on the floor were so comfy and all your tea pots were beautiful!

    http://www.scrapvamp.blogspot.com

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  40. Oh what a wonderfully 'Mad' set up and tea party! I love your color scheme and the shroom lamp and that meringue, oh my! Thanks for having me :)

    Please join us on our 'Mad' Hot-Air-Balloon adventure, see some cute critters and have a sweet treat... http://aforestfrolic.typepad.com/a-forest-frolic/2012/07/mad-tea-party-adventure-2012.html and leave a comment for a chance to win some glitter shroom cupcake toppers from my shop while you're there!


    Jamie :)

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  41. I had such a wonderful time at your party and I simply adore that Toadstool lamp. I want one like yesterday. Such beautiful vignettes. The colors were delightful.

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    Thank you for inviting me. Oh please do drop in for a Spoonful of Mad Tea over on the Other Side of Wonderland
    Wishes and Whimsy
    Wendy from Wonderland

    http://candydelane.typepad.com/curiosities/

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  42. What a sweet party you have had here! I love your Cheshire cat and I really love the idea of sitting on pillows on the floor!!

    Won't you please pay a visit to The Tearoom when you have the chance?

    http://gossamertearoom.blogspot.com/2012/07/the-mad-tea-party-2012.html

    Wishing you a great week ahead!

    Betty

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  43. What a visual feast! I loved coming here! thanks for the fantastic tea!!

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  44. Thank you for a gorgeous tea party!!!!
    lisa

    http://lisabythebay.blogspot.com/2012/07/mad-tea-party-2012.html

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  45. How fanciful I felt being a member of your tea party! Thank you for the elegant and mysteriously lovely time! :)

    http://butterflydream27.blogspot.com/2012/07/2012-mad-tea-party.html

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  46. What a lovely and elegant arrangement! Those cushions make a cozy touch. Thanks for sharing!

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  47. a big alice fan and i must say your teaparty is such a stylish take on the theme. love it !

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  48. Gorgeous and fun. I love it. The reds and patterns/polka dots make it really unique and fun. Thanks for sharing it. Gail (BibleLoveNotes.com)

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  49. I've always been a huge fan of Alice in Wonderland and Thru the Looking Glass since childhood and then later as I studied the literature novel in University! I appreciate every detail you've thought of and captured here for your tea. I just love it's sophistication and subtle whimsey!
    Thanks for linking Meeha at Tip toe thru Tuesday!
    xoxo
    Kim

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    1. Thank you for the lovely comment, Kim! I can see you are a true Alice fan and I'm so happy that you appreciate my little hints! I had planned many more details (like some giant white roses and maybe a playing card castle) but never had the time to finish. Well, maybe another time!

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  50. This is so cute! I'm visiting from Creative Me today.
    candace@cool2craft.com

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  51. fantastic party! Would love to have you link up to our party!

    http://baked-inthesouth.blogspot.com/2012/07/made-it-by-monday-link-party_31.html

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  52. this is the greatest! so darling! fits the book, but isn't childish at all! it's quite elegant! thanks for linking this up to tip-toe thru tuesday!

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    1. Thank you so much, Andie, I sure had fun putting everything together!

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  53. Wow, it all looks very elegant!

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  54. Cute, cute, cute. I love it all. A total fairytale. Thanks for joining TTT.

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    1. Thank you, Marty, I'm so happy that you like it :)

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  55. What a gorgeous party filled with so many awesome colors. Thanks for sharing at DIYbyDesign.

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    1. Thank you so much for making time to visit, lovely hostess!

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  56. HOw cute id this!!! I love it! I am visiting form the Catch a Glimpse link up and wanted to stop by and say hi. I a a new follower. I blog over at http://www.garagesalesrus.blogspot.com/ I hope you will stop by and do the same. I also have a giveaway with a Circut Machine going on right now. I would Love it if you entered but you have to hurry it ends tomorrow! Hope you have a great day!

    Robin

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  57. So Fun! Visiting from creative me link up and am a new follower :) I have to do this with my little girl! TFS

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    1. Thank you so much for making time to visit, Tara!

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  59. What a beautiful party!! I'd love to have you link this up to Tasty Thursdays on The Mandatory Mooch. http://mandatorymooch.blogspot.com/2012/08/tasty-thursdays-2.html

    Thanks, Nichi

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  60. Oh this is the cutest little tea party! I love the colors and your dishes are so sweet! :)

    Darling blog. I'm following you now... Hope you come by and say hi!

    ~Liz

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  61. Wow - such a cute space. Looks amazing! Thanks for sharing at Romance on a dime's TIOT party!!

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  62. What a MAD and FUN tea party!!!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!

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    1. Thank you for the visit and for the beautifl words, Christine!

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  63. I love love love it!!!! Your blog is so lovely, you have a new follower ;)

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    1. I'm so happy that you like the little tea party, Louise!

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  64. What a beautiful and whimsical post. Thank you for sharing. Visiting from Simple Home Life. Would love it if you would share this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2012/07/make-it-pretty-monday-week-8.html Hope to see you at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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  65. Love this so much! I featured you today on homework! http://carolynshomework.blogspot.com/2012/08/the-inspiration-board-link-party.html
    Have a great weekend!

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  66. This is absolutely amazing! I love Alice In Wonderland. Your so very creative. Thank you for sharing this at Simply Creation's Link Party!

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    1. Thank you so much for making time to visit the link-ups, Jacqueline :)

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  67. Looks like a lot of fun! I am visiting from the Country Momma Cooks link up.

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  68. Love the colors! And your tea sets make my heart flutter :)

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  69. What a fabulous tea party setting! Love it. Everything is displayed so beautifully and your display pieces are gorgeous. I am now a follower of your blog and look forward to return visits. I invite you to join me as well on my blog at http://atastefultouch.blogspot.com
    Hugs, Gayle.

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  70. This looks like sooo much fun! I just adore the lamp, mismatched tea cups and of course the comfy pillows! Thanks so much for sharing with the Pink Hippo party!
    xoxo
    Amie @ Pinkapotamus

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    1. Thank you so much for visiting, Amie! I'm sure glad you liked the little tea party!

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  71. It's party time over at Debt Free Mommy Blog! Please come by and link up your spaces with Making Space Mondays link party #10. I hope to see you there at www.debtfreemommyblog.blogspot.com! -Tabitha

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  72. It's all so lovely! The colors and patterns - beautiful details!

    Susan

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  73. Of course a cat would drink the milk first and spill the tea on the ground. Silly Alice!

    Love the party!

    Sarah
    http://acatlikecuriosity.blogspot.co.uk

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  74. This is too cute! I am featuring you today! : )

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    1. I'm so happy that you like it, Bonnie, thank you for visiting!

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  76. I missed this??? How did I do that?? You are incredible. Seriously...just great!

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    1. Thanks a million, Janel, I can't believe you like the tea party (I was afraid I've overdone it, a little...)

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  77. Great idea! I love the colors of your home and the drawing of the cat is gorgeous!

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    1. Thank you so much, Liz! I loved working with red and aqua, I confess :)

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  78. What fun Meeha!! Such wonderful details there!


    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thank you so much, Jill! You are always a wonderful hostess, visiting everybody with nice words :)

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  79. Thank you for sharing with us on A Crafty Soiree, I've featured your project this week. Please come by and see if when you get a chance.

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  80. Oh my goodness this is too cute!
    I am featuring you tomorrow... I hope you stop by to see your sticker!
    Thank you for visiting my party!

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  81. Thank you so much for linking up to Tasty Thursdays last week. Hope to see you again this week!! The party is live at http://mandatorymooch.blogspot.com/2012/08/tasty-thursdays-3.html

    Nichi – The Mandatory Mooch

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  82. What a cute tea party! Thanks for joining me at Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

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    1. Thank you so much for joining me for a cup of mad tea, Sherry!

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  83. Thanks for linking up @ CountryMommaCooks link and greet party.....hope to see you again tomorrow : )

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    1. Deana, thank you so much for making time to visit!

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  84. Great party and I so love your mushroom lamp!!!!!!!
    Come see me at Stampinmamas Place
    www.greatstampini.blogspot.com

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  85. LOVE it! Featuring you. Sooooo stinkin' creative as always, girl! : )

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  86. I love this! Everything looks great! Love the lamps too. How fun! Thanks so much for linking up to our Pinteresting Party!

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  87. Oh my gosh girl...you've got it going on!!! I'm heading over for tea! Featuring you tomorrow. XO, Aimee

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  88. This is so cute! Love it!!! I'm featuring this today at the link party! Thanks for linking up :)

    Kathryn
    destinationcraft.blogspot.com

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  89. This is absolutely fab!! Hope you can link up at my trendy tuesday party!! hhttp://www.sweetlittlegals.com/2012/08/trendy-tuesday-12.html

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  90. What a darling party. The colors & dishes are so fun. Thanks so much for linking up on Fabulous Friday at Faith, Trust & Pixie Dust. {Sorry I'm running late, I've been on vacation.}

    Warmly, Michelle

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    1. Thank you so much for making time to visit, Michelle, I hope you had a wonderful time on your vacation :)

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  91. So fabulous! I just want to sit on one of those pillows and drink tea and eat yummy stuff!!

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    1. Please, do, Danni! Have a cup of tea and some mint candy from the glass :)))

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