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Earth Day Crudité

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Children's Birthday Table

Champagne Cage Chairs

Mother's Day Tea Party

Mother's Day Tea

Mother's Day Flowers

Mother's Day Keepsake

Memorial Day Napkins

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Mother’s Day Tea Party

Pull out grandma’s china or scour flea markets for mix and match vintage tea cups to for a tea party. Sugar cubes, now available with decorations and in pretty pastels, slices of lemon, and a pitcher of warm milk are the appropriate accompaniments. Dress up plain Jane tea bags with a personalized tab. Cut postage stamp square of paper and decorate with mom’s monogram using calligraphy markers or rubber stamps.


Tea bags:
White art paper:
Markers or rubber stamps

Tip: Adhere two decorated tabs together, back-to-back, to cover the bag’s original tab using double stick tape or a glue stick.