Tablescape Thursday ~ Friendship Tea

It’s time for another fun day of viewing tablescapes in Bloggy World. Susan at Between Naps on the Porch is our hostess for this event so click on over to her blog to see all the links to different tables set for us to enjoy.

Welcome to my Friendship Tea. I’m a table leader for our Women’s Bible Study at my church and I invited the ladies over for tea. It was fun putting together a tea table. Our Bible Study Women’s Leader is part of my table and it happened to be her birthday on the day of the tea so we had an extra celebration.


The Places were set and designated with these fun vase place card holders.


We had 3 different types of tea,  an Earl Grey, Peach Herbal, and a Russian Black Tea.


Cucumber- Basil sandwiches, Chicken Salad Sandwiches, Scones, Dream Cookies, Heart shaped Red Velvet mini cakes, Mock Clotted Cream and Lemon Curd and Strawberries.


Thank you for visiting my Friendship Tea.

Before you go I just wanted to show you my actual Valentine Tablescape that Dear and I ate at on Valentines Day…

Photobucket is holding all my photos I stored with them from 2007-2015 hostage unless I pay them a lot of money. I’m slowly cleaning up many posts from this time period and deleting their ugly grey and black boxes with a ransom request. Such a time consuming bother.



44 thoughts on “Tablescape Thursday ~ Friendship Tea

  1. Thursday! Wednesday hasn’t even ended and it’s Thursday already…wah! But you table is so darling! Where did you find the lovely three tiered plate holders? The one holding the sandwiches looks like it’s larger than most I’ve seen. Your always so creative when it comes to your table scapes.

    I hope you have a lovely evening!
    ❤ Cori G.

    I thought I was being funny! 🙂

  2. Both tablescapes are beautiful, Ellen. I loved the individual vases of flowers at each place setting. It looks like you put on quite a spread for your friends! Your Valentine’s Day table is adorable – love your heart plates. Very romantic!

  3. Your tea table is so beautiful and so special with the different little tea pots and the place settings.
    Your actual Valentine’s table is gorgeous! You’ve used such beautiful dishes and I adore those glasses.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia 😉

  4. Hi Ellen…Love the idea of the tea!! Your table was beautiful and the goodies looked so yummy! I loved your V Day tablescape, too! Hey…we have the same pewter flatware!! I used mine last time. Have a great evening…Debbie

  5. What a lovely table you set for you beautiful guests. I love your square plates. I know all your goodies tasted great served on them. What a wonderful Valentine table you shared with Dear one.. hugs ~lynne~

  6. Everything was lovely, and how nice to add the birthday celebration. Your Valentine’s table was also very pretty, food look “pretty” too. Very Yummy. Thanks for sharing, Maryrose

  7. Wow! I love that tablecloth! It is wonderful. Love the blue, and those adorable sandwiches. I can just about taste them. And then your Valentine’s spread is beautiful. what a great Tablesetting!

  8. Just beautiful! A perfect tea party — I love your little vases with tabs to put namecards on. I wonder where one would go about finding such?

    Lovely, Ellen — your table settings always are!


  9. What an elegant tea party! Everything is just perfect!!!!! What beautiful tea pots and cups! And the food looks heavenly! I also enjoyed your “real” Valentine’s day table! 😀 Jewel

  10. Oh my! Everything is so wonderful. Where do I start? The mirror behind your table caught my attention first. Love it! The food looks scrumptious. I haven’t had breafast yet and I’m starving.

    Love the heart dishes. What a lucky sweetie you have to enjoy such a romantic table.

  11. These tablescapes were delightful, and gorgeous. I love the pink plates! But oh, your tea party, what a gem. I want to savor each picture the way I would linger over a cup of tea.

  12. Ellen,

    Thank you for visiting my first tablescape.

    Your table is wonderful!!
    (tea and Bible Study. What more could a person want.)

    Did you get to me OK from Susan’s blog?
    Not sure i ever did get signed up right. =0)

    (first timers. What can you do with them?? =0)

    Blessings on your day.

    Barbara Jean

  13. Wow, two wonderful tablescapes this week, lots of eye candy, and with yummy food too!
    You did wonderfully, what time is the next tea? that food is making me hungry.
    Linda Q

  14. Love your tea time table! I bet your guests did too. I just have to comment that I have your heart shaped plates with the red and white hearts on them. I got them at the grocery store 🙂

  15. Hi Ellen…

    What a beautiful “Friendship Tea”! Your entire table is absolutely gorgeous, I’m sure that all of your guests felt extra special surrounded by such “pretties”!!! I just love that pretty blue & white embroidered tablecloth…and each place setting was gorgeous!

    Well my friend, if having an absolutely gorgeous table wasn’t enough…there is the fabulous looking food…Ummm…yummy!!!

    It was so nice seeing the photos of your honey and you at your pretty Valentines Day table…I remember stopping by the other day when you posted it…it looks like the two of you had a grand time!!!

    Warmest wishes,

  16. Love your pretty tablescape and all those teapots! What a great idea… think I’ll just steal that one!

    Looks like “a great time was had by all”… thanks for stopping by French Lique… come by any time! blessings. Dixie

  17. Two tablescapes for the price of one!!! What a treat! Your tea setting is lovely…and the food looks great! I love your pink dinner plates in your Valentine setting…everything looks LOVE-ly!
    Have a fabulous weekend!

  18. I love your tea, the menu, yummy, the place card holders, love them, details???? The table cloth is so pretty. How lovely it all looks with you friends. Your Valentine table is pretty too, love the hearts dishes, no fare my hubby would not let me take his picture. lol

  19. Absolutely beautiful! I run a Friendship Tea, too. I gather together women from the congregation and all over to meet each other. I do this every month and others are doing it, too now. It’s really blessed our church.

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