DIY Menu Stand

I found this gorgeous vintage frame at my local op shop (charity store) a couple of weeks ago.  I thought it would make a wonderful menu stand.  So I bought it (for $2) and took it home to clean up. Inside the frame was a piece of fabric art which I carefully removed and then […]

DIY Glass Cosy

The other day I was sipping away on my glass of oolong tea, when I thought that a little glass cosy would be quite handy for my hot drink. So I whipped through my craft cupboard and found some offcuts of felt and ribbon. I cut a thin strip of felt and ribbon and tied […]

The Best Macarons in Melbourne!

Well, twenty establishments are competing in the Melbourne Macaron Competition 2010 to determine who has the best macaron.  There are three categories;  best signature macaron,  best chocolate macaron and  best designer macaron.  If you are in Melbourne you can view the competing macarons on display at the NGV Tea Rooms on Level 1 on Wednesday […]

Tea Cubes by Tea Drop

Fancy a drop of tea?  Well, you will love these fabulous Tea Cubes by Tea Drop.   The stylishly packaged Tea Cube holds one silken pyramid tea bag and comes in a wide variety of carefully grown and selected teas (see below). I’ve chosen to incorporate the Moroccan Mint cube into my Moroccan theme party, as […]

Not Your Ordinary Cake Stand

Gorgeous vintage cake stands by Esther Coombs via Oh Joy Eats!   All of  Esther’s cake stands are upcycled by hand.  Esther also creates lovely tea sets, cups and plates.  Such a clever lady.   Hackney Road Hospital Cake Stand   Nelson’s Cake Stand  70’s Building Tea Set . Tootle-ooh!  

An Interview with High Tea Society

Taking time for a cup of tea is considered by millions to be a moment of calm and enjoyment in our hectic lives.   A quintessential British tradition, the taking of afternoon tea or high tea is  no less enjoyable and such an indulgent way to spend an afternoon with friends and family.  It generally involves […]

A Vintage Bell Tea Set

I love a decorative China tea set.  Not only does it look good, but I think tea tastes all the better for the cup it is served in. Hubby and I received this beautiful vintage Bell Fine Bone China tea set from our family in the UK. The set includes a cake platter, cake plates, […]

Commemorating Our ANZACS

ANZAC Day commemorations start tomorrow – Sunday 25th April.   Traditionally, for me, this means the early morning trek to Dawn Service at the Shrine of Rememberance, a bbq breakfast, a game of two up at the pub and at some stage of the day, ANZAC bickies with a cup tea.   I grew up on […]

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