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Vintage Shopping at Ardingly

Wow!  Have you ever been before? I confess to being an Ardingly novice and don’t know why I’ve not been before.  Its amazing!!  Well worth the wait, thats for sure & I will definitely be going again! The home of Ardingly which is an International Antiques fair is at the South of England Showground near Haywards Heath in Surrey and is run over two … Read More Vintage Shopping at Ardingly

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Styling it up for a Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

“A Mother is your first friend Your best friend Your forever friend” I think its always lovely to do something traditional on Mother’s Day.  A really pretty look can be achieved so effortlessly, there is just so much available in the shops these days.  However, it need not cost a bomb!  Its easy to indulge in those pretty pastel colours … pink … white … Read More Styling it up for a Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

2016 Here we come! Another Busy Year!

Well 2015 has almost vanished in front of our eyes, don’t you think?  We have certainly not let the grass grow under our feet here at Party In a Teacup headquarters thats for sure!  A few more celebrations to go, then we can put our feet up for a few days, before we spend a bit of time in the deep and crisp and … Read More 2016 Here we come! Another Busy Year!

Wedding Flowers Vintage Style

Well it’s the end of deepest darkest January so I thought I would post a little sunshine from way back in August of a lovely wedding I had the pleasure of doing flowers for at St Julian’s Club in Sevenoaks.  The totally amazing photos are care of fantastic photographer Rebecca Douglas Photography {just click on her name and you will whizz straight there}.  Her photos are amazing – … Read More Wedding Flowers Vintage Style

Happy New 2015

So thats it then,  Christmas is all done and dusted, the decorations have been put to bed for another year, let the spring cleaning commence!!  There are a few signs of the stirrings of spring in the garden.  Minuscule buds on trees & shrubs and a few bulbs are beginning to push their way through, probably due to the mild weather we’ve been having!  I … Read More Happy New 2015

Two New Teapots!

Well …. the sun is out so I thought i’d go shopping for teapots {like you do}! as afternoon tea party bookings are coming in thick and fast with summer fast approaching and so, therefore, quite frankly I need more teapots.  On my travels I came across these two beauts!  Both are Royal Albert Fine Bone China and are complete stunners! {hold out that … Read More Two New Teapots!

New Teaset Alert

Well I am very pleased with my new purchase.  I had a shall I shan’t I moment at the weekend … go out that is.  But I’m pleased I did as I found this beautiful Wedgewood bone china teaset for a very reasonable price.  My heart flutters when I walk into a shop and can see from the moment I walk through the door … Read More New Teaset Alert

Wedding Fair in Folkestone – eek it was a bit scary!

I recently did my first ever wedding Fair at Debenhams in Folkestone. I was a bit nervous as I packed up a selection of my beautiful vintage china as I didn’t know what to expect, but I really had nothing to worry about as it was a productive weekend and met some lovely people {and even a few bookings for 2013 – so pretty … Read More Wedding Fair in Folkestone – eek it was a bit scary!

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