Apr 14, 2014


Hello Ladies:  Hope you had a wonderful week.  Welcome to Tea Cup Tuesday No. 213!  As promised, I am sharing pictures of the tea party this weekend.  Everyone had a wonderful time and I feel very relieved to have finished this big project.  I also finish one of the Frozen, "Eliza" dresses.  Sophia's dress is done.  Maya's is almost done.  I am so glad it fit.  I did not have a pattern for these dress and I am not very good at working without one.  To be honest, if it wasn't that my Grandchildren asked me, I would have said "No".   You can find these dresses on Etsy for about $200, they are worth every penny!

As mentioned, the tea for for 48 ladies.  Each table was a different color tea cup with a total of 6 tables.  We served 5 sandwiches and 5 different pastries.  Everything was home made including the delicious sconces. I did not take pictures of the table with the food on them.  I was so busy that when I thought about the pictures, I just took them before I forgot.   It as a beautiful day and the weather was perfect.  

At the tea, we had a mock wedding and lots of games.  The ladies could not stop laughing.  It was great.  Next on my agenda, a craft class for about 40 ladies.  Will be easy compared to all that china.   Finishing Maya's dress is my top priority.   Here is Sophia in her dress.  

As we enter into Holy Week, my prayer is that we all can get closer to Jesus and feel His Resurrection Power for our individual lives. Hope you have a wonderful Easter.  I want to thank you for all your prayers for my son in law.  He is improving daily.  Can't wait to visit this week, you are sharing some amazing tea cups lately.  My dear friend Terri, will be posting a little late.  We all know she is worth the wait!  

Blessings,  Martha


kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

Whew, you've been so busy, Martha! Thank you for hosting even while you have so much going on. Happy Easter blessings to you and your family.

Bernideen said...

Little Sophia looks darling! I see you visited my blog today but my Friends Sharing Tea won't be up until tomorrow so please come back and link up. Your table here is so lovely and the girls look darling! Congrats to everyone!

Penny @ Penny's Vintage Home said...

I loved the girls mock wedding dresses,,,,how fun! Sophia looks like a little doll in the dress you made for her, Have a blessed Easter....hugs, Penny

The Charm of Home said...

Martha that looks like a spectacular time! Sophia's dress is so sweet! Thanks for hosting and have a blessed Easter!

Jocelyn said...

What a beautiful tea party. And your grand-daughters dress is lovely. Great job! Wishing you a blessed Easter.

Jocelyn @ http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com

Antiques And Teacups said...

What a wonderful setting! Love the dress..so cute! The girls were sure having fun! Have a wonderful Easter week!

Tea in Texas said...

What a beautiful tea party! The ladies were having a ball as the photo shows. Your china is so beautiful setting the table. Your granddaughter is so precious in her fabulous dress and a very talented grandmother is to thank. Have a lovely week!


Johanna Gehrlein said...

Dear Martha,
oh my, what a big event. You are a lady with many skills, sewing and decorating and so on. And your family is blessed to have you. I admire that so much. Your table look like a wedding, so gorgeous. What a fun to be part of the party. Thank you for sharing this beautiful photos and for hosting this sweet event. I wish you a blessed Easter time.
Best greetings, Johanna

Kathy said...

My Word, Martha! What a beautiful tea - for so many ladies - it sounds like an absolutely wonderful time - your grands are precious and the dress is beautiful! I do appreciate you hosting and sharing,

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Wow! Martha, you have been busy! The dress is darling and your tables look wonderful. I love the green theme. Have a lovely week and Happy Easter, my friend!


High Heeled Life said...

Dearest Martha ... you have created a beautiful setting...and Sophia looks so darling!! Thank you for hosting our virtual tea gathering during such a busy time for you. Wishing you a happy Easter, hugs and blessings, C. (HHL)

Sylvia said...

beautiful tea party. Everything and everyone looks so pretty.
Have a blessed Easter.

Princesa Nadie said...

Dear Martha
Sharing my Azahar Tea with you is a true pleasure
I wish you easter days full of Love and Peace.
I loved your beautiful Tea cups

Tea in the Library said...

Whew! I'm impressed!!! Wishing you a blessed Easter. Thank you for hosting - and for the inspiring pictures.

Beth in NEPA said...

What an ambitious undertaking! As usual you accomplished it. Happy Easter dear Martha!

my cup of tea said...

Looks like a blast was had by all! Your teacups are beautiful!
Sophia looks adorable!
Blessings to you and your family!

Terri said...

Wow Martha! You really outdid yourself! Everything looks amazing. I am sure everyone was delighted.
You are the kindest lady to host!
Thank you for linking up last night. I am sorry to be so late!

Snap said...

Wow, Martha! You've been busy. Love Sophia's dress. Your tea tables were lovely. Love the glass plates and the pretty teacups. I'm sure everyone had a great time. So nice to hear people laugh. Happy Tea Day! Happy Easter. Thanks for hosting!

Susan said...

My dear Martha....You are totally amazing.

I cannot believe you had a tea party for that many people. Unbelievable and everything looked great. Was it for a bridal shower?

Somehow I missed news of your son-in-law being ill. I hope with all my heart all is better now.

A most blessed Easter to you, dear Martha, and to all your sweet family.

The dress for Sophia is darling. You are so talented to be able to sew, too. Susan

Carrie said...

Your tea is so lovely! I really like the green table with the green glass plates and green themed teacups. And wow so many people!! The dress you made your granddaughter is so cute (as is she, of course).

Tea in Texas said...

Your sofa is so pretty and I love the tea time! The bunny tea cloth is my favorite way to set this table. Your bunnies are so precious. Have a wonderful Easter!


Mimi said...

What a joyous celebration of all things pretty Martha :)

Alvas Hobby og Garden Bird said...

Beautiful Tea cups!
Have a blessed Easter:)

Karen said...

Hi Martha,
Your tea party tables look absolutely gorgeous! I just love seeing a variety of patterns mixed together. So pretty! I am looking for green depression glass now. Yours looks amazing and it blends so beautifully with pink. Thank you for visiting me this week. Sorry I am very late linking up but it has been busy. Your wee grand daughter looks so happy in her fabulous dress! It must have been work all the work when you saw her smiling face! Happy Easter dear Friend! Karen

Sylvia said...

Looks like a great tea party !
Have a wonderful Easter !

Shrimpton and Perfect said...

Sophia looks like a little princess.
Happy Easter.
Jean x

Wilma said...

Hi Martha,

What a beautiful table setting,
I love the green theme !! Sophia's adorable and her dress is gorgeous !

Wishing you a blessed Easter.

Shabby Royale.

Dee said...

Your a talented and creative hostess...the tables settings are wonderful and Sophia looks beautiful in her dress....love her smile :) Easter Blessings to you and yours...Dee

Dee said...

Your a talented and creative hostess...the tables settings are wonderful and Sophia looks beautiful in her dress....love her smile :) Easter Blessings to you and yours...Dee

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