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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Tea Party, Love Is..., A Winner and the Rusted Chain

Last week we had a little impromptu tea party. Lillie had asked for one the night before, but I told her we'd have to wait until tomorrow if she wanted to have a one with snacks included so she, Jon and Lola decided to have a pretend one with the little pink set that Jon got her for her when she was a baby (you can see the tiny pink teapot and saucers in the photo above). A few minutes later I heard a crash. We no longer have any teacups and let's just say none of the females in the family were to blame. I think there's a reason tea parties don't normally include boys - haha! =) So, when we had our tea party the next day we had to use some of our grown up pieces.

Also I forgot to mention in yesterday's post the paint colors. I used Ballet White (leftover from several projects) for the table top and chairs and for the table legs I used Valley Forge Tan (leftover from when I painted my computer armoire.) You can see the two colors clearly in the photo below, but I would say it looks a little more contrasting in the photo than it does in person.


Lillie's friends Chloe and Bayley gave this adorable little sock monkey to Lola (and gave Lillie a bunch of their dolls!) and while Lola was napping the sock monkey got to enjoy the tea party with Lillie.



Lola's checking it all out.


Mmmmmm...nothing like a mini chocolate bundt cake! =)


Also, we have restocked our Love is... pillow cover sets in both black:
 and white:



I also wanted to announce the winner of our Aadley and Co Giveaway:
Congratulations, Janice! You will be receiving an e-mail shortly from someone at Aadley and Co so they can get you your $50 gift card!

And finally, I want to introduce to you our newest sponsor, The Rusted Chain:


The Rusted Chain is a lovely shop that offers a wide array of stamped jewelry including this items like this bracelet:

and this necklace:


I hope you all are having a wonderful week!

14 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness, just look at your little ladies enjoying their tea party! So sweet!

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  2. Thank you (and Aadley Co.) for giving me the opportunity to try some great new items!

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  3. So sweet to see the girls dressed up in their pretty dresses for their tea party. I remember having tea parties with my sister when we were little. Special times and memories. Mini chocolate bunt cakes sound yummy!

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  4. Tea for Two... those little ladies are as sweet as sugar!
    Happy Janice found your amazing blog and shop. Congratulations to her.

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  5. What a couple of darling little proper ladies having their afternoon tea.
    I love it!!!

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  6. Adorable! seeing your sweet table is really making me want to go paint ours:)

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  7. Never too early to start them on a proper tea party! Love it!

    Also, have to give a shout out about The Rusted Chain. I have one of their monogrammed pendants with a little hanging pearl and I just love it! I get so many compliments from it and I wear it all the time! Simple but so darling.

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  9. Lilly looks so pretty in that darling white dress. I have great memories of cocoa (tea) parties when I was a little girl. I'm sure your girls will hold these memories in their hearts as well. And they'll have lovely photos to keep those memories alive. What a great mom you are!

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  10. Ha! That's so cute... Lola looks so grown up all of a sudden. I swear, i think kids go to bed one night, and wake up the next morning 3 inches taller! The petit table is so sweet...
    Girls, tea parties and chocolate, now that's what little girls and big girls are made of !

    Cindy

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