Tea-Party Baby Shower

Hilldale house is now officially a party house!

Here are some of the details from the baby shower I hosted in early June.
(links and details are listed at the bottom of the post).

Crystal’s idea was to have a modernized tea party.  Crystal is my super- talented, idea-ful, genius- masterminded friend behind most of the ideas for this shower.

Blue Pom Poms & Garland

Blue Pom Poms & Doilies on Mantel

Tea tin flowers

Turquoise & Orange Table

Turquoise & Orange Place Setting

Macron favors

Hydrangeas with Lace pom pom

Peonies & Roses teapot arrangement

Lace table runner

Orange & Turquoise Macrons

Mini Pancake Stacks

Yogurt parfaits in Baby food jars

Cheddar & chive scones

Savory Croissant Bread Puddings

Tea Sandwiches

Wisconsin Delights

Biscuits & Ham with Assorted mustards

Chocolate Tower

Orange Ruffle Cake

Creamsicle Punch

Blue Sugar Cube Roses


Photography by Dafni


Pom Poms: inspired by multiple online tutorials & pictures.

Tea Tin Flowers: inspired by this look.

Napkins: Fabric from Joann’s Fabrics & I used this sewing tutorial.

Lace Table runner: Remnant Lace fabric from Joann’s Fabrics.

Lace Favor Tags: Martha Stewart genius


Macrons: Used this base recipe for the shells. Made fresh orange curd and used in place of lemon in this recipe.

Mini pancake stacks: Crystal’s Pinterest find pinterest! (mini pancakes are so fun to make! and fast!) use your favorite pancake recipe and use a Tbsp measuring spoon to keep the size uniform.
Yogurt parfait in baby food jars:  inspired by this, but Crystal used fresh fruit, vanilla yogurt and granola.
Cheddar/chives scones
Savory croissant bread puddings:  an Emeril recipe, But Crystal baked them in muffin tins, then  placed in cupcake holders.
Tea Sandwiches
Wisconsin Delights
Ham Biscuits w/fancy mustards
Chocolate tower
Strawberry Cake w/ cream cheese frosting:  Inspired by this beautiful work of art.. I just used more food coloring.
Orange Creamsicle Punch
Tea & Coffee served w/ blue sugar roses: I used Clever Nesting’s tutorial, and a plastic mold bought from Joann Fabrics.

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