Outdoor Afternoon Tea Party Mothers Day

Unseen pictures from my mothers day look for hgtv.com to inspire an outdoorsy afternoon tea party including favor ideas.

Cashmere cloud candles by helen julia

Cupcakes by hello cupcakes

handmade note card and envelope set by manvi drona-hidalgo


Linen tea towels in clear glass tumblers with letterpress gift tags by manvi drona-hidalgo

Bath bombs by Lush. Odor-neutralizing gel beads in small glass canisters by me

Here is the full info on sources to get this look.

Cupcakes: hello cupcake

Stemware: Steuben

Table cover fabric: Quadrille & Calico Corners

Butterfly teacups: Gilt Groupe

Flowers: Park Florist

Favors:Candles- Helen Julia,  Bathbombs: Lush, Stationery by me

Salad and dinner plates: my own

Photography: Julie Eisel + Manvi Drona-Hidalgo

Styling: Manvi Drona-Hidalgo




  1. sarah, how awesome that monika connected us. i cant wait for the fun times ahead.
    mon, i call you today. xoxo

  2. thank YOU nuit, lisa for your support! Love you! xo

  3. You did it again! (No surprise!). Everything looks fantastic!

    I tried to find that fabric you are showing (on white background) over at Calico Corners. I can’t find it!! Can I buy it from you? (I am serious). It looks like my Hick’s wallpaper!

    And the shoot is still on…



  4. Hello Manvi! (via Monika)

    What a delightful blog you have — so much inspiration 🙂 This setting is absolutely beautiful, and with such pretty, special touches. Thank you for sharing this with us.

    Hope you have a fabulous day!

    p.s I have added you to my favorites section in Fashion & Home Decor. No doubt I will be back for another visit very soon.

  5. love the photo with the two small tables outside – well, everything looks beautiful!

  6. thanks tamiko. your candles are soo wonderful. cant wait to try more from your collection. so far cashmere cloud is my fav.

  7. hi charlotta, i soooo want to design like 3-4 parties around your book. wish you lived closer so we could do it together. xoxo

  8. Darling this looks adorable! I LOVE the butterfly cups!

    Hope you can make use of my book for the treats.

    Big hugs

    xx C

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