Thursday, March 24, 2011

Tea for Two

A birthday, a bridal or baby shower, Mother’s Day ... just a few of the reasons to have a tea party. Yep, that’s right. A tea party. It can be a fun and unique way to host an event or just a get together with family and friends. Another great thing about a tea party? It can be enjoyed by grown-ups and young ones alike.

Stampin’ Up!’s Springtime Vintage collection offers endless inspiration for a tea party theme. The designer fabric, paper, stamp images, and accessories in this collection share a soft, vintage, pastel look and feel. With all of this at your fingertips, you’ll be able to create a fun, relaxed, and beautiful setting for your tea party.

Need some inspiration? Look no further than the pages of your Occasions Mini Catalog. Here are some ideas to get you started:

* Invitations & Place Cards
Pair up the Baby Blossom stamp set (#121927 wood/#122000 clear) with the Springtime Vintage Designer Series Paper (#121782) for beautiful and effortlessly coordinated invitations for your tea party. Coordinate place cards with your invites to complete your table setting.

* Placemats & Napkins
Use the Springtime Vintage Designer Fabric (#121817) to create placemats, napkins, and napkin rings. Accent these with fabric flowers using the Big Shot Die-cutting machine (#113439) and the Fun Flowers Bigz L Die (#121812). Make your projects that much easier using the Big Shot Fabric Adhesive Roll (#122194). Add Springtime Vintage Big Designer Buttons (#122301) to your projects for a finishing touch.

* Favors
Create cute and stylish favors with the turn of a crank using the Petal Cone Bigz L Die (#121810) with the Big Shot Die-cutting machine (#113439). Coordinate your favors in the colors used in the Springtime Vintage collection. Embellish with some seam binding, buttons, or glass glitter and you’re sure to bring a glimmer of fun to take home from the party.

And don’t overlook the possibilities with the Vintage Flower Adornments (#121879) and the ribbon Rosettes flowers (#118774) to round out your accessorizing for the tea party. With all of this inspiration, you are sure to create a fun and memorable party for you and your guests - so much so, that you might even be starting a tradition. Contact me today, and I’ll help you get the party under way.

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