11 Amazing Tea Party Ideas For The Perfect Gathering

There are so many wonderful tea party ideas out there to help you plan for your tea themed party and help you create an event your guests will love.

Whether you are looking for tea party ideas for a child’s birthday party, a tea party theme for a bridal shower, a tea party on a budget, or just want to have a ladies afternoon tea with your girlfriends, you’ll find something you love.

Here are 11 of my favorite tea party ideas you can use as a springboard for your own special tea party.

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11 Perfect Tea Party Theme Ideas

Fairy Tea Party from I Watch Them Grow

This Fairy Tea Party from Courtney at I Watch Them Grow is absolutely magical!

Set outside under the trees on a rustic table, with sawed-off tree stumps for seats, Courtney has thought of every detail you’d want in a fairy tea party.

Everything is earthy, woodsy and really makes you feel you have entered a fantasy fairy forest.

Truly magical!

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party from Jenny Cookies

This Alice in Wonderland tea party from Jenny Cookies is one of the best tea party ideas I’ve seen.

Held on a long rustic table out in the garden, with a wonderful collection of vintage mismatched chairs, topped with a row of floating paper lanterns, this looks just like what I imagined the Mad Hatter’s tea party table looked like.

Stacks of amazingly decorated sweet treats cover the table in bright colors and designs taken from the story. Such great ideas executed perfectly!

You could even switch the name up and call it a Mad Hatter’s tea party.

Little Girls Tea Party on a Budget from Just Life and Coffee

This little girls tea party on a budget from Just Life and Coffee with Virginia is perfectly pink, pretty AND thrifty.

Virginia shares great ideas for decorating a beautiful table from the flower centerpiece to the place settings.

Complete with decorate your own teacup favors and a spa nail station, this is the perfect budget party for the tea party lover in your house!

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Bridal Shower Themed Tea from Royal Tea

This Beautiful Bridal Shower Tea Party Instagram Inspiration from Royal Tea shows you just how lovely a beautifully set bridal shower table can be.

Mix and match vintage teacups, saucers and plates, pink napkins, and simple floral arrangements make for an elegant yet simple tablescape.

The color scheme is perfect for a bridal shower and just stunning when put all together.

Autumn Tea Party from The Ruffled Mango

This cozy Autumn Tea Party from the Ruffled Mango is a perfect way to gather your friends together to kick off the cooler weather.

From a beautifully decorated outdoor Fall table to fall-inspired treats, fresh vegetables and of course, tea, this fall tea party is the perfect way to embrace a new season.

High Tea Birthday Tea Party from Kara’s Party Ideas

This High Tea birthday party from Kara’s Party Ideas definitely sets the bar high for a birthday tea party!

Even if you don’t have a massive budget, you can get amazing ideas from this tea party. This tea party was professionally done, and everything was done to a “T”.

Balloon arches, pink and white desserts, flowing flower arrangements, pink lemonade, a cotton candy station, and an extra-long well-decorated table make for the perfect party for an overachiever or super crafty hacker!

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Nutcracker Christmas Themed Party from The Kitchen Prep Blog

This Nutcracker Christmas Themed Tea party was created by Dianna at The Kitchen Prep Blog.

A Christmas tea party is such a great way to get your friends and neighbors over for the holidays. Dianna used red and green table linens, napkins and mini nutcrackers to decorate her table.

Cookie cutters transform simple sandwiches into little gingerbread men, and a simple cheese tray becomes a Christmas tree when decorated with rosemary sprigs.

I love Dianna’s tea bag-shaped sugar cookies! I am definitely bookmarking her recipe!

Royal Wedding Themed Party from Brit + Co

Brit + Co pulled together so many good ideas for this Royal Wedding Tea Party to celebrate the nuptials of Harry and Meghan.

If you’re looking for adult tea party ideas, make sure to check this out.

I love the tea tin floral centerpieces, teacup cookies, and even a spiked fruit punch.

Guests can even create their own DIY sparkle crowns and play a round of royal wedding bingo.

Ladies Tea Party on a Budget from Michelle’s Party Plan-It

This Ladies Tea Party on a Budget was created by Michelle at Michelle’s Party Plan-it for her mother’s church bible study group.

She managed to stick to a $75 budget and really pulled off a beautiful tea party.

In feminine colors of pink and pale green, Michelle used items from her own stash like table cloths, fabric, and tableware.

Pretty arrangements and a ribbon topiary complete the pretty pink dessert table.

Vintage Tea Party from Pretty My Party

This Vintage Tea Party from Pretty My Party is not only pretty but completely color-coordinated in mint and pink.

Desserts for the party are set on a pretty vintage mint green table. Decorations were completed with vintage teapots, roses, and pearls.

Each table setting included straw hat favors for the boys and pearls and floppy hats for the girls. Just lovely!

Princess Tea Party From Inspired By This

This adorable Princess Tea Party from Inspired by This is nothing short of magical.

So many princess tea party ideas rolled into one beautiful tea party.

From the pin the tail on the unicorn game, to the gorgeously decorated outdoor space, this is a princess party you and your guests will always remember.

If you love tea as much as I do, pin this to your favorite tea-loving Pinterest board and pass it on for others to enjoy! Pinkies up!

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