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Vintage 3-Tiered Cake Stands + Tea Party Inspiration!

Posted December 17, 2010 | 14 Comments

I have a bit of a vintage tea cup / cake stand obsession and I like to add to my collection on a regular basis. When I spotted these adorable vintage cake plates by High Tea for Alice I added them to my last-minute Christmas wish list immediately. There’s still time to add them to yours! ;) After looking at these, I want to throw a tea party!

After admiring these, I want to throw a tea party. These hand-picked treats would make for a pretty party…






treats: from top – {1}, {2}, {3}, {4}, {5}

If I was planning a spring wedding or bridal shower in 2011, I think a garden party theme would be lovely. Sunshine, willow trees, wildflower bouquets, tons of decorative touches (bunting, garland, a pretty backdrop, diy doily charger) and these cake stands as lovely centerpieces. Pick your favorites (the more mis-matched the better!) and add tons of colorful treats like macarons, whoopie pies, lemon squares, cupcakes…. YUM!

So, lovelies…

What would you add to the tea party?


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14 Responses to “Vintage 3-Tiered Cake Stands + Tea Party Inspiration!”

  1. Lauren Elise
    December 17th, 2010 @ 4:50 pm

    This is such a great idea and absolutely adorable! You’re right Emma, it would be perfect for a spring garden wedding or bridal shower. Love it!

  2. Katherine {flower & honey}
    December 17th, 2010 @ 6:07 pm

    LOVE the yellow stand :) I helped throw a bridal shower for a dear friend at a local tea room. It was perfectly girlie and so much fun! This post brings me back to that day *le sigh*

    great post!

  3. Emma@EmmalineBride
    December 17th, 2010 @ 6:25 pm

    I’m glad you like it, Lauren! A bridal shower is definitely a great idea, too.

    Katherine, that sounds so pretty! I’m sure your friend loved it. :)


  4. Two Hearts Shoppe (@twoheartsshoppe) (@twoheartsshoppe) (@twoheartsshoppe)
    December 17th, 2010 @ 11:58 pm

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  5. lizzie [love your way]
    December 18th, 2010 @ 7:32 am

    PERFECTTT inspiration for a tea party. Excellent picks, jeez!

  6. Wrapadoo (@Wrapadoo)
    December 18th, 2010 @ 6:03 pm

    RT @EmmalineBride Vintage 3-Tiered Cake Stands, T.. http://bit.ly/dG2U2C #bokolette #cake #topper #centerpieces #creative LOVE!

  7. Kimberlee @ Gracefully Girly
    December 19th, 2010 @ 5:27 am

    I love these little tea party pretties! The only thing I would add would be a tea pot of Lady Grey tea and my best girlfriends.

  8. EmmalineBride
    December 19th, 2010 @ 6:31 am

    Thanks, Kimberlee! I think a pot of Lady Grey tea and your best girlfriends sounds like a great tea party. :) Happy weekend!

  9. Naomi
    December 22nd, 2010 @ 3:11 pm

    Those cake stands are simply divine. Love it!

  10. postcards and pretties
    December 22nd, 2010 @ 3:37 pm

    so so pretty!

  11. Kristin @ Bona Fide Bride
    July 21st, 2011 @ 6:23 pm

    I would just like to say that I have ordered those macarons from Sparkles Kitchen (on etsy) before and they are delish! Just as pretty in person!

  12. laurie
    January 11th, 2012 @ 1:51 am

    Where can i buy vintage 3 tiered cakestand? Im having a shabby chic party and this is perfect.

  13. EmmalineBride
    January 11th, 2012 @ 1:56 am

    Hi Laurie!

    You can buy these from High Tea for Alice. I’ll send you an email to give more details.

    Emmaline Bride

  14. celia arredondo
    February 20th, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

    where can i find those cake stands, love them for my niece tea party bridal shower!!

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