Outdoor parties are always fun; the atmosphere is casual and relaxed, and the warmth created by nature is unparallelled. Kate of Cupkates celebrated her 30th birthday with a beautiful tea party and has been kind enough to share the pictures of this event with us. Let us look at the ideas she’s implemented on a glorious day.

The table setting is simple but elegant! A white table cloth as the base is topped with table runners in a beautiful floral fabric with subtle pink and white flowers printed throughout. The flower arrangement of pink snap dragons is arranged in glass jars of various shapes; simple jars have been decorated with  lace ribbons and prettied with pearls and ribbons to look extra special.

The tables are set in a garden amongst trees and are a picture of white bliss. Streamers tied between the trees dance in the wind as they join the celebration with the birthday girl and her loved ones.

A tea party has to include tea, and we see how to do it in style here! And Kate has used a charming selection of vintage tea cups to serve it in complete style.

The dessert buffet is set on a classy crochet covered table.A tassel garland in the background adds  a sparkling flourish to the arrangement which is set against lush greenery.The treats on the table include scones, hummingbird cupcakes, caramel tarts, lemon cheesecake and trifle. Each element has its due focus and pretty floral labels have been used to name them all.

These hummingbird cupcakes in baby pink are splendid on the silver cupcake trays they are perched upon. The dainty little flowers on the creamy frosting add a touch of finesse to the otherwise simple arrangement.

This cake is adorable and reminds us of blooms and blossoms smiling at the sun! It is an ombre cake covered in coconut and looks delicious.

Champagne punch and iced tea were served to the guests in vintage cups. The tall beverage dispensers look beautiful with the bright colored drinks in them. The whole arrangement on a wooden table decked with fine crochet linen is elegant and welcoming.

The guests get to take home beautiful cookies that resemble vintage kettles—what a befitting thank you gift for the elegant tea party that was held! Thank you notes in floral printed card are attached to the cookies with golden bows to add the finishing touch.

Wasn’t that a lovely tea party? As she completed her milestone birthday, Kate shows us some wonderful ideas of how to throw a modest homely party, but make it a memorable experience that will be remembered for long. Thank you Kate!

Here some other ideas for tea theme party favors:  Click on each photo and you will be directed to the products.


If you are on the look out for nautical baby shower favors or theme decorations, Cute Favors has some adorable findings.

Nautical theme table runner

Use this nautical theme table runner to decorate your party table with soft blue waves and create the perfect sea side setting for your baby shower. A pink “baby on board” logo and aquatic anchor on either end add the finishing touches to this table setting.

Nautical baby shower sea-worthy straw flags

Add nautical accents to your drinks or cupcakes with these party straw flags. Available in pink or blue with polka dots and chic chevron, these flags can perk up simple paper straws, toothpicks or stirrers and set them on sail.

Ocean-inspired baby shower backdrop

Bring the cool blue ocean to your party with this nautical backdrop in calm blue with baby pink accents. Use it as the background for the buffet area, or at the welcome to transport your guests to a sea-worthy cruise on land.

Anchor and ocean style candle favors

These nautical themed silver candle tins filled with adorable candles will make cute party favors. Your guests will be happy to take a whiff of the ocean with them and will remember the occasion, thanks to the customized theme stickers on the lids.

Nautical party favor jars

Pack your sea-side party favors into homely glass favor jars for guests to take with them. These glassy beauties with hinged metal lock tops are practical and can be reused to store sweets, nuts, preserves or more.

Nautical baby shower glass coasters

As your guests sail home, bid goodbye with elegant glass coasters as parting gifts. The ocean-inspired prints on them will remind your dear ones of the celebration every time they set their sights on it.

Opaque glass votives in nautical theme

Remind your guests of misty and salty sea breezes at your nautical themed baby shower with frosted glass votives. Presented in a white organza pouch with a satin drawstring and designed with pink and white polka dots or blue octopus labels, they are classic party favors.

Nautical theme bottle openers

Metal bottle openers are the perfect choice for a nautical and practical party favor. The sea worthy anchors and sailboats add ideal touches to the chrome finished openers with an epoxy dome.

Ocean-style stemless wine glasses

These stemless wine glasses are functional and classy. Customized with nautical prints of a sail boat, floating octopus or traditional anchor, they can be employed as décor elements or as personal party favors at your baby shower.

Nautical baby shower shot glasses

Celebrate the arrival of a baby on deck with these flexible party favor glasses. The clear glasses with pink chevron, octopus or sailboat prints can be used either as shot glasses or as sparkling votives.

Sea bound milk jars

Nautical-inspired milk favor jars are ready to float away with the memories of your baby shower. Set them off on their voyage and the pink polka prints, sail boats or fun octopuses will remind your guests of the welcome you created for your little one.

Cute baby shower glass mason jars in nautical theme

Use these adorable glass mason jars to hold beverages, or fill them up with preserve or candy for your guests to take home. Choose from prints of buoyant sailboats, charming octopuses or solid anchors to customize them.

Calm ocean-inspired square favor boxes

These beautiful party favor boxes bring calm waters and bright skies to mind. Fill them with cookies,shells or candy and share them with your party guests.


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