The world is simply buzzing with talk of Britain’s ‘it couple’ tying the knot.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding takes place on 19 May – and we can’t wait!
If you, like so many people around the world, plan to celebrate this auspicious occasion, we have just what you need to throw a gorgeous Royal Wedding tea party fit for the Prince and Princess!
Take inspiration from these ideas, invite friends and family, and get ready to watch the Royal Wedding as it happens – and in style.
Pinkies up for a royal wedding!
Could anything make you feel more regal than drinking tea from an elegant tea set? These beautiful servers in metallic gold will certainly set the tone for your event. A cup and saucer, a creamer, sugar pot and tea pot are all available while stocks last.
A cuppa nuptials
You can’t have a tea party without tea and Earl Grey is about as British as the Union Jack. This option from Tealyst is a delicious twist on the old favourite.
Let them eat cake
Bucking the royal trend of a traditional fruitcake, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have commissioned Claire Ptak, owner of London-based Violet Bakery, to make a lemon elderflower cake with buttercream frosting, decorated with fresh spring flowers.
Join in the festivities by creating this gorgeous Elderflower and Lemon Drizzle Cake for your guests.
Take a stand
Of course, you’ll need a pretty cake stand to display your beautiful bake. This stylish cake stand from Le Creuset gives you plenty of space to show off your creation – whether it’s a whole cake, classic cucumber sandwiches or yummy cupcakes.
Serve your guests delicate and delicious treats as you ‘ooh’ and ‘aah’ over the Royal Wedding. This simple recipe for raspberry and elderflower shortbread will go perfectly with tea and will look incredible on your table.
Raise it up
A tea party just wouldn’t be the same without a sophisticated 3-tier cake stand and this one from Yuppiechef is chic and classic in white. It will also complement the rest of your refined party decor. Fill it with cupcakes or your raspberry and elderflower shortbread.
Keep calm…here are some FREE printables!
To take your tea party to the next level and make it feel truly British, the Purple Pumpkin Blog has created these fun and free printables for invitations, cupcake toppers, cupcake wrappers, food labels, bunting, and more!
- By lifestyle editor, Claire Badenhorst
- Featured image from the Purple Pumpkin Blog
As the food and decor editor of Woman&Home, Claire enjoys nothing more than eating great food in beautiful locations. In a perfect world, she would travel for a living and have a Lord of the Rings marathon every weekend.