Welcome to My Mad Tea Party!

I am so happy you came!  I’ve been expecting you!

“Who are you?”

Who Are You?

Who Are You?

Who Are You?

Who Are You?

Don’t mind Caterpillar……

I am so excited!  This day has finally come and there is quite a buzz around the Tea Parties.  I have been busily preparing a fanciful Mad Tea and expect to have a great day of party hopping with everyone……

So come on in….. Hurry it’s time…Don’t be late…..

Party Time!

Party Time!

Grab a refreshment and a bite to eat…..IMG_6763

Take your pick…….A cupcake and a cup of tea?

Tea and a Cupcake

Tea and a Cupcake

Those are  Strawberry and Mascarpone Filled Cupcakes!  My Favorite!!!!  Look at the filling…..mmmmmmm  If you want the recipe just click the below picture!  Trust me they are delicious.

Strawberry & Mascarpone Filled Cupcake

Strawberry & Mascarpone Filled Cupcake

You better get a cupcake now, I see Rabbit showed up and he’ll be making short work of them!

Rabbit and Cupcake

Rabbit and Cupcake

Maybe you would like a Buttermilk Blueberry Scone too.

Tea and a Blueberry Buttermilk Scone?

Tea and a Buttermilk Blueberry Scone?

Blueberry Buttermilk Scone

Buttermilk Blueberry Scone

The scones are yummy too and if you want the recipe click the above picture.

Lets grab a tea….so many choices maybe some iced tea, green tea, black tea, or herbal tea….

Take some tea!

Take some tea!

Iced Tea

Iced Tea

Lets have some iced tea on this beautiful hot summer day and let’s mingle.

I would like to introduce you to some of our other guests……

There is Shadow……our Halloween kitty who is now as big as a whale!



There is Leo…..our gentle soul……



He is not impressed with his tea….

Leo Doesn't Like Tea

Leo Doesn't Like Tea

And Molly our sassy girl…….

Sassy Molly

Sassy Molly

She’s just joining in all the fun!

There with Molly is the Garden Gnome and Ibex having some tea..

Gnome and Ibex

Gnome and Ibex

There’s the gnome again by the pond….

Gnome by the pond

Gnome by the pond

Over there at that table is a silly lot……

The Mad Hatter and Rabbit

The Mad Hatter and Rabbit

There coming through the foliage is Brandon’s  creation, the Mountain Climber Nutcracker.  He climbed up here to have a quick tea before he makes his journey home next week!  He is finally going home!

Mountain Climber Nutcracker

Mountain Climber Nutcracker

Over here are some of Brandon’s other creations…..

Greyhound, Skull, Bear and The Mad Hatter

Greyhound, Skull, Bear and The Mad Hatter

Well, I think the guests are getting restless.

Bear Eating Teacup

Bear Eating Teacup

Thanks for stopping by!  I am so delighted you came by.  Leave me a quick comment and you will be entered to win either this Teacup with Watermelon Mint Iced Tea and a hand painted tag….

Tea Cup Giveaway

Tea Cup Giveaway

Or this Basket with Berry Basket Iced Tea and a small canvas I painted with hydrangeas….

Tea Basket

Tea Basket Give Away

So don’t forget to leave a comment and I will randomly draw two names Tuesday night.

I hope you enjoyed our party and have a great day!!!  I also want to thank Vanessa at A Fanciful Twist for organizing such a extravagant Mad Tea Party!  She is so creative and her blog is just beautiful and amazing!

Have fun attending all the Tea Parties!


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44 Responses
  1. What a delightful party! Your prizes are so sweet my fingers are crossed that lady luck with pick me. mmmmm good those cupcakes are divine!

    {{soul hugs}}
    Kathryn, Collage Diva

  2. Linda Diane says:

    Oooh, thank you for your beautiful tea party, and the recipes for your yummy creations! Loved seeing your furry participants and the beautiful carvings. Don’t have a blog myself, but maybe some day I will jump in . . . . I so enjoyed visiting. : )

  3. Thank you for inviting me to such a fabulous party! The carvings are beautiful, your furry guests were oh so charming and don’t even get me started on the delicious treats!

  4. rachel crisman says:

    Wow, what a blast!!!! So much fun!!

  5. Maggi says:

    ~*~*~*Hip hip hurray it’s Tea Party Day!*~*~*~

    The cupcakes were scrumptious and the tea was perfect! I so enjoyed visiting with your feline guests!

    Thanks for having me at your tea party! if you haven’t been already, you’re cordially invited to my mad tea party! Have yourself a mad sort of day! :)

  6. karen says:

    What a totally enchanting party. I love Caterpillar and your pretty tea sets all in a row. The carvings in the garden are awesome, and your lovely cats are beautiful.

    Happy Mad Tea party.

    P.S. So nice to meet you.

  7. Susan Otto says:

    How creative and fun! I’m drooling over the nutcrackers and the baked goods! Thanks for sharing this tea party with me.
    Susan Otto

  8. kay ellen says:

    What a fun party Melissa!!
    clink-clink our teacups to miss V~~~~~

    Kay Ellen

  9. FairRosamund says:

    Thank you for having me over at your delightful party!! Those cupcakes look absolutely delicious! :) ~Lauren

  10. Ginny diezel says:

    Thanks for the wonderful visit! Since I adore cats, this was a real treat – Shadow, Leo, and Molly are the best! Thanks also for stopping by my blog! yes, the muskrat does have awesome teeth, but he is so cute, and friendly! Pretty laid back as well!

  11. Ginny says:

    Everything looks so super yummy! Thanks for stopping by my tea party. Your kitty is so adorable, I love gray cats! Our cat loves tea, you can’t have it near her. I used to think it was the milk that my mom & daughters drink, but she now drinks my green tea as well :)

  12. Deborah says:

    Seriously WHO IS he??? teehee. So beautiful where you live. Lovely lovely party. **blows kisses** Deb

  13. Great tea party! I loved the cupcakes. Thank you for inviting me to your party. Have a great weekend! Twyla

  14. chatelaine says:

    Great tea party. Nice menu and love the idea of ice tea. It’s hot here today. Your kitty is gorgeous.

    Thanks for stopping by my party too.

  15. Rhonda Roo says:

    Lovely! And i am not just talking kittens :) . MARSCAPONE cupcakes with strawberry oh dear lord i might not make it to any other tea parties….especially when you follow it up with buttermilk blueberry scones! Holy Moly!

    your wee creatures are intriguing!

    Have a lovely day!

  16. Yyam says:

    Okay…you had me at cupcake! What a yummy tea party! I’ll have 2 of everything! :)

  17. Celia says:

    What a wonderful tea party!!! Scrumptious goodies!!! Thank you for inviting me in…..please come by and have tea with me too!!

  18. Brook says:

    FABOO party! The refreshments and the creations are fabulous. Sam loves all of your cats. Thank you for having us to tea!

  19. Bianca says:

    What a lovely party! The cupcakes look divine. Thanks for having me. Hope you can stop by and join my party.

  20. abi says:

    Lovely collection of tea pots, and I love your cats… beautiful.
    Thank you for a lovely party :O)

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  23. Wendy says:

    Thank you so much for this whimsical tea party. I had a lot of fun with all the crazy characters. The refreshments were absolutely delicious and a most marvelous treat. Pleas stop by and visit for a cup of tea, some more sweets, and some madness…
    Have a wonderfully Mad and Curious day..Wendy from Wonderland

  24. What a lovely Mad Tea Party! Such a delight for the eyes and the tummy! Your caterpillar was quite intriguing! My grand children would quite adore it. And your tea sets were gorgeous – perfect for any big girls tea party! Thank you for a delightful visit.

  25. What a lovely Mad Tea Party! Such a delight for the eyes and the tummy! Your caterpillar was quite intriguing! My grand children would quite adore it. And your tea sets were gorgeous – perfect for any big girls tea party! Thank you for a delightful visit!

  26. What a delight! I love all your characters – especially the cats! (visit me and you will see why)! Iowuld LOVE to have a Buttermilk Blueberry Scone ! Yummy!
    Thanks so much for having us, I had a wonderful time! Please drop by for a visit when you can!

  27. Sheila says:

    What a lovely, lovely party, Melissa! And I’m sorry that some of the guests weren’t impressed with their tea. Shhhhh… cats can be that way, you know! ;-) But this guest loved hers and ALL the goodies. I hope you’ll allow me to return the hospitality.

    Happy Tea Partying…


    Sheila :-)

  28. waterrose says:

    Such a lovely tea party…thank you for sharing tea with me!….and yummy treats..

  29. FawnDear says:

    Your buttermilk blueberry scones too so tempting my mouth can’t help but water.
    Fell in love with your furry friends as well. My Spooky looks just like your Molly so she was my favorite.

    Thank you so much for Sharing your Muchness!


  30. Diana Evans says:

    oh what a smashing party!!! wonderful photos and the treats were divine!!! thanks for having us!!!

  31. Lynda says:

    Lovely party :) Please enter me into your giveaway. thank you! Have a great day

  32. Deanna says:

    The cupcakes were delicious! I hope I left enough for your other guests!! Thank you for having me for your lovely tea party :)

  33. Sarah says:

    What a delightfully fanciful tea. Thank you for having me, and thank you for stopping by to share a cup of tea with me.
    Happy Mad Tea Party!

  34. Theresa says:

    What a delightful tea party! Thank you for inviting me – I am SO full after munching on such delicious treats. And thank you for sharing some time with me, too. What a sweet dor-prize you are offering. Hurray for TEA! Theresa aka The White Queen (theresamacnaughton@gmail.com)

  35. Thank you for an enchanting time at your tea party!

  36. Marlen says:

    What a fun et lovely party .
    Thank you so much for sharing.
    Thank you for stopping by my blog.

  37. Sylvia Smiser says:

    Hello Melissa,
    Thank you for having me over for tea. The marscapone cupcakes were divine! I hope you will have a spare moment to visit my tea party so that I may return the hospitality.
    Hope to see you there!

  38. Oh my! Those cupcakes are divine! Thank you so much for having me over and thank you for attending my party as well <3

  39. Linda says:

    Oh what a fanciful tea party you had. I had so very much fun with all of your other guests. The tea and the tasty goodies were amazing. I hope that you will visit mine. Thank you for sharing.

  40. Oh, buttermilk blueberry scone…yummmm!
    Please visit my own little party, and try your hand at winning my giveaway!

  41. Tina says:

    Thankyou for such a lovely tea party…so sorry I was late!

  42. Alisa says:

    The cupcakes and scones were delicious! Thank you!

  43. Penny Patten says:

    Thank You, The cup cakes and Tea were delightful! I liked all your garden guests!

  44. inge says:

    Hello Melissa,

    What a beautiful catterpillar !! Where came this from ?
    The cupcakes and the scones look so yummy ! I printed the recipes so I can make them myself. thanks for sharing these.
    Beautiful cats you have too !

    The gifts are nice too : the hydrangeapainting looks stunning !

    greetings from Belgium

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