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[et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]Today, I am sharing some pretty outdoor tea party ideas to set up in the backyard. It’s inspired by flower gardens and vintage style. 

Welcome to the Summer Outdoor Spaces Blog Hop hosted by AnnMarie & Anne from Simply2Moms! If you are visiting from Simply2Moms or if you just happened to stop by, I’m so glad you’re here. 



Outdoor Tea Party Ideas

1. Vintage Dishes 

It is fun to mix and match patterns of dishes, but I like to stick with a similar color theme.  

While you can find collections of vintage dishes online or at antique stores, vintage silver, china and tea cups are really cheap at thrift stores like Goodwill. 


2. Floral Centerpiece

I filled this decorative bird cage with fresh cut roses from my yard and grocery store flowers. First, I placed wet floral foam inside the cage and covered it with floral moss. Then, I pushed the cut stems into the foam, beginning from the center while moving outward. The floral arrangement is placed on a cake pedestal. 

If you don’t want to create a floral arrangement, simply place flowers in a vintage pitcher. 


3. Delightful Desserts & Treats 

Stack cake pedestals or use a tiered tray for bite size desserts, fresh cut fruit or yummy finger sandwiches.

In addition, serve a variety of tea or even lemonade for kids. 

4. Layered Table Linens 

To soften the look of outdoor furniture, vintage tablecloths are layered over a gingham check plastic tablecloth. In addition, mini vine wreaths serve as napkin holders to compliment the outdoor garden theme of this tea party. 


An outdoor tea party is a fun get together for girls of all ages. 



The Summer Outdoor Spaces Blog Hop continues with the Rain and Pine blog. You can find links to all the inspiring outdoor spaces below!


Be sure to save this to your ‘outdoor space’ inspiration board on Pinterest! 



  1. rahrags

    June 22, 2020 at 8:02 am

    This is just stunning. Love the vintage dishes.

  2. shannon

    June 22, 2020 at 9:42 am

    Oh I love this so much! I will definitely being doing a tea party in my garden now!

  3. Marly @ A Brick Home

    June 22, 2020 at 10:41 am

    These tea party ideas are adorable, Amy! I know my daughter would love this! So happy to be on this hop with you!

  4. bricksnblooms

    June 22, 2020 at 12:01 pm

    Amy it looks beautiful!!! Love the tour! xoxo

  5. Ann

    June 22, 2020 at 5:06 pm

    Amy so many cute ideas here my friend and those pink cookies I haven’t seen since I was a little girl…

  6. Kim | Shiplap and Shells

    June 22, 2020 at 8:55 pm

    This is all so beautiful! I especially love the desserts!

  7. Simply2Moms

    June 22, 2020 at 9:46 pm

    Amy your tea party tablescape is just so sweet! Thanks for joining our summer outdoor spaces blog hop.

  8. Kristin

    June 23, 2020 at 9:43 pm

    What a beautiful setting! I just love it! The perfect place for an afternoon cup of tea!


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