Friday, June 25, 2010

The Eccentric Tea Party. It's finally here!

What a beautiful evening for a tea party!
When I read about A Fanciful Twist's Mad Hatter Tea Party 2010
I knew I just had to join in the fun with all the other bloggers.

I have a little wonderland in my backyard where I have a little bristo table with a chandelier along with my wonderful swing. I spend many hours escaping life's stresses here in my wonderland.

We all need a bit of fantasy in our lives, don't you think?

Oh! I am so excited to bring you along. Well, come on lets go through here...

Oh My! here is the doorknob...

And the key! OH, look at the cobwebs, I haven't been here for a while.

Look! look over there. Here we are!

Oh, what a lovely setting. Everything is waiting for us. And it is so pretty.

Look at the table cloth. and the chandelier!
Oh the cups are so cute, and the napkins. Ummm, look at the truffles!

Oh Dear, Here I go again, forgetting my manners. Just rambling on and on. Oh, Well, ah, my, here, have a seat won't you.

Look at the lovely cupcakes baked by
they look so delicious! She is so talented. ;)

Oh Dear! What time is it?

Is anyone else coming?
I wonder?
I hope they are not late!

OK Mr. Rabbit, we will have a cupcake and cookies.
Why must you always be in such a hurry?

Well..... there is that Cheshire Cat. He is such a nuisance. Does he look funny to you?
That cookie did have a different flavor. Oh My...

Here, lets have a spot of tea. Tea always makes everything better!

Have another cup cake too. UMMM

The Mad Hatter is hiding but I see his bike.

Oh, there he is. He is sulking because he couldn't find his good top hat, but I like this one with his skin tone. Don't you agree?

"Sigh" I am getting rather tired. I think I will lie down on the swing and take a nap, then I will finish my book about Mr. Lewis Carroll. He is such an interesting man with such silly stories. I just don't know where he gets them.

Good night all, I hope you enjoyed yourselves. Remember to visit all the other parties. Maybe I'll see you there!


  1. What a great job Sherri..It is so inviting..a nice place to lay down and swing after consuming the great tea and cupcakes...

  2. Sherri. how fun and adorable!!

    Come and visit for a Designer Giveaway from Pillow Mint!

    Art by Karena

  3. Some special photos here, especially love the hanging doorknob. Have a Happy Mad Tea day!

  4. Glad you found the key....and the door was a lovely morning of tea with you!

  5. ~*~*~*Hip hip hurray it's Tea Party Day!*~*~*~

    I'm so happy to be here, everything is so wonderful!

    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. what a grand garden! and such yummy cakes.
    Thanks so much for the tea!

    have a madly spectacular day!

  7. What a fun post! I enjoyed your tea party, and your dog in his chapeau is the cutest thing ever! Yes, I think it matches his complexion to perfection. I love your colorful tablescape as well. I enjoyed tea with you and would love to return the hospitality...


    Sheila :-)

  8. Oh yes you DO have your own little wonderland! How delightful. LOVE the trellis gate. Pure magic. **blows kisses** Deb

  9. Is that really your yard! Love it! Thanks for tea it was fun! Won't you join us for tea at our
    Mad Tea Party - Fairy Tale

  10. What a lovely spot for a Tea Party!
    Thank-You for having me. :O)

  11. What a beautiful party, I so enjoyed all of the eye candy.

    Happy Mad Tea Party.

  12. You have a knack for making things beautiful! I loved everything but especially the tall teapot! Thank you for inviting me to your party. Have a wonderful weekend! Twyla

  13. What a lovely place and a delightful tea party! Everything was so pretty but my favorite is your Mad Hatter! Thank you for having me. Enjoy the rest of the parties and come and visit when you can!

  14. hello Sherri,

    nice to read you have a secret garden too !!
    It seems you not alone there ..:)

    greetings from belgium
    feel welcome at my party : I have a blog give away...

  15. What a beautiful place! And the cupcakes were delicious. Please come by to have some tea and treats at our tea party. You can find us at
    I had a great time! Thank you so much for your hospitatlity!

  16. How lovely! I do so LOVE an evening tea party!

    Thank you so very much for visiting my party and for inviting me to yours as well!

    Wishing you a beautiful evening,


  17. What a lovely tea party filled with so many delightful things! Love the hanging doorknob and key! Thanks for having me!

  18. What a fun post!
    Beautiful party.Hugs

  19. What a beautiful setting for Tea I enjoyed my visit :-) Your Dog has such lovely soulful eyes :-)

  20. Excuse me for being so fashionably late...I hope you will not be irate. Your tea party was fun - it shined like the sun! If you have not already done so, I'd be honored if you would sit a spell with me~for tea...
    Sincerely, Theresa (aka The White Queen)

  21. What fun! I love that old cobwebby key!
    Come visit my party post for a chance to win.
    Enjoy the day!

  22. What a beautiful tea party!! And the cupcakes are delicious!! Love your Mad Hatter and his bike is divine! Thank you ever so much for a delightful time.
    Come and visit mine if you have some time?

  23. WOW! What a gorgeous tea party!

    You are welcome to visit my Moonlit Tea Party at:

    :) shell

  24. I am most dreadfully late, I do apologise...but I am so glad I made it - what a beautiful garden you have...thankyou so much for having me x

  25. Oh - I love your tablecloth with the eyelet pattern and the chandelier over your garden pretty! Thanks for letting me share in your special tea party! If you haven't already feel free to drop by my gathering. :)
    ~ Misha/DawaiOser <3

  26. Oh, I wish I had one or at least lived close enough for you to invite me over IRL! :) I LOVED the photos, absolutely enchanting especially the cobwebbed key. Delightful!

  27. Thank you for having me to tea! The photos of your tea party are lovely!

  28. Whew! I fell down the rabbit hole at the last party and it’s taken me days to find my way out. What a lovely gathering! Thanks so much for having me! (And for not mentioning those crumbs on my dress). Your table was set so lovely and fun!

    Btw, I love the name of your blog, makes me think of one of my favorite quotes: That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of our time.

  29. What a lovely party, so sweet and inviting! I love the Mad Hatter's bicycle! The treats look so yummy! Thanks for sharing your table.
    Autumn Clark

  30. Thank you for your beautiful Tea Party...I'm actually a little bit late, but never the less enjoyed your photos!

    Thank you for visiting me too
    Gail xx

  31. Now that was cute really clever. Wish I had known about the tea parties earlier oh well better late than never they say