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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Fairy Tea For Her Majesty The Queen

The Fairy Queen has been invited to tea.

We have the table all set.





But you know how fairy queens can be.

They are shy
and flighty,
and maybe She will
show, but maybe She won't.

Even if She does, She might be so quick
that we can't capture Her image
in a picture.



         One reason we might get Her to come
is that
we found Her shoe
lost in my garden.


A very valuable treasure,

For which She has offered a reward.

We were hoping that by having
a tea that She would come Herself.



We placed it under glass, so it doesn't
"disappear".






We have put out our best dishes.








We have prepared peppermint tea

(Her favorite).


Many of Her other friends have already shown up.

















We even have one of Her attendants on hand
to make sure everything is to Her liking.




                                      Her attendant suggested

Petit Fours.








And candy,
 all sweet nectar to Her Highness.


Even extra wands were tucked in with the napkins
in case there was a need.









We even hung a bower to ensure Her
privacy.



Wait, I hear something! 

Could it be?


Oh!!

There She is!


Isn't She beautiful?




Oh, She picked the purple one!

She must love purple too!!

She's such a dainty eater, she only took one bite.


She expresses her gratitude
for returning her shoe
and for
a lovely tea.

I express my gratitude
for over 200 Followers.
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Ends August 1st.

Since we were celebrating reaching
100 and it has now swelled to 200

I will be giving away

2 Cuisinart Ice Cream Makers!!

Thank you so much for supporting
Purple Chocolat Home.
Photographs of
Her Majesty were taken by
Brittany Andersen

The Fairy Garden Hideaway is from

Dishes and accessories are from
Tai Pan.

Petit Fours and Candy
from Kara Chocolates

Her Majesty The Fairy Queen
will be appearing at an audience
with Susan
at
 Between Naps On The Porch
on


Her first attendant will accompany Her there.

She hopes to see you too.

She will also appear on
I Love Pretty Little Things


73 comments:

Red Couch Recipes said...

Jacqueline --- this is soooo overthe top fun and whimsical...love all the details and the petit-fours, the guests and the Queen herself making an appearance! Joni

Allie and Pattie said...

Jacqueline, you brought a smile. I had a fairy tea with my beautiful grand-daughter some months ago and the memory will always be with me
xoxo Pattie

Donna@Conghaile Cottage said...

"Oh this is Just SO Enchanting"... I would love to be there in attendance... Your table is "A Dream". I just HAD to share this these NEW dishes with you from "VIETRI", the pattern is "Melanzana", WAIT till you see the color. AND if you have never seen this companies dishes in person "YOU MUST"...PROMISE me you will look at these dishes(the color is yours)... Have a great friday!

susan said...

Jacqueline-I don't know where to begin--The setting, the story, the child, the details??...All just perfect and truly right out of a fairytale! Now is THAT the missing shoe from your garden ? :) Hope you found the shoe or the dirty culprit!! :) Thanks for stopping by!

mle said...

Absolutely delightful!!

Bonnie said...

Darling story in pictures.

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Magical, Whimsical and Delightful. She is a beauty!

Melissa Miller said...

Jacqueline your blog is gorgeous and charming all in one. I adore your beautiful tablescape. It is truly amazing! Love the green tulle.

Thank you for stopping by for a sweet visit my friend. It's a pleasure to meet you. I hope to get to know you better.

Warmly, ~Melissa :)

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh how delightful This is such a lovely setting and the fairies are just precious. Hugs, Marty

Jerri said...

What a cute set up! So whimsical. And what a precious little girl! Great pictures!

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

What a beautiful Fairy Queen! And I'll bet she was delighted with this magical table.

Marlis said...

Magical!
enchanting!
Enticing!
Beautiful!
all of the above and more. Your creativity and imagination are wonderful. I love coming to visit!

I Love Pretty Little Things said...

Everything is so Pretty!
And, Her Highness, even more beautiful!

I am so excited to see that you are joining us on Friday for Friday Pretties! Your tea will be such a Pretty Pretty Addition!

See you then,
Joyce

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

What a delightful, whimsical post! And that shoe is 2 die 4!

Tanya said...

What stunning eyes your little fairy has. Of course, my eyes would be twinkling over such a tea, too. Lovely!

Linda (More Fun Less Laundry) said...

I don't see how the Fairy Queen could resist such a delightful table. The flower dishes, fairy wands, bower, and yummy candies would be impossible to resist! Hearthsong is one of my favorite catalogs too. Linda

once in a blue moon... said...

oh that was charming, nothing better then adults playing... and sharing! HUGE smiles, i love your whimsy, not to mention the petit fours!

her majesty is gorgeous, all the pics are just sheer delight...

Rosie said...

How very wonder filled...Love the colors, and your sweet little fairy. No doubt she will sample more than just that pretty purple petit four...
thank you for the visit...smile on Rosie

Porch Days said...

That is just delightful. Like something from a dream! What a beautiful fairy.

Entertaining Women said...

A lovely, whimsical vignette. The Fairy Queen could have never resisted such a fete. The combination of the egg plant and apple green was so inviting. Thank you for sharing your charming design. Cherry Kay

ape2016 said...

I loved this and the photos were great. The fairy queen is a beauty.

Rachel said...

Jackie-you really outdid yourself on this as usual!I wanted to sit down and enjoy the tea party too!I know the Fairy Queen personally, if that helps get me an invitation!!Beautiful pictures and darling story!!

Rachel said...

Jackie-you really outdid yourself on this as usual!I wanted to sit down and enjoy the tea party too!I know the Fairy Queen personally, if that helps get me an invitation!!Beautiful pictures and darling story!!

Dining Delight said...

Terrific narration and gorgeous tablescape - love the purple with lime green! So fun to have that darling fairy queen show up to the tea party and reclaim her shoe!

DD

e-Mom said...

You really have vision! Wow. Thanks for the eye candy.

Blessings, e-Mom @ Susannah's {Kitchen}

Hazel said...

Just beautiful, everything.

I am a new follower from the blog hop. Would love for you to hop on over to my blog!

hazel
Critique of the Unique
http://www.critiqueoftheunique.blogspot.com

Celly B said...

This setting is so pretty and fanciful! It reminded me of Titania from A Midsummer Night's Dream!

It's me said...

I like her very much she is so cute !!......what a beautiful post !!!..........it's like a Fairytale..........happy day darling............love Ria...

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Cute! Great shots, fun story!

Shel said...

Oh my word! This is breathtaking!
I'll be following you!

DogsMom said...

What can I say that has not been expressed above? Stunning. Magically enchanting. You attended to every detail. You had me holding my breath waiting for her to arrive. The petit four yellow hat with flowers ...inspired.
The patterns on the dishs, aboslutely gorgeous.
And the fairy queen- breathtaking, with a hint of mischief in those beautiful eyes.

This is an inspiration.

Sandy said...

OMG, this is awesome!! How fun for the beautiful Fairy Queen! Thanks for stopping by my blog. I'm so happy I found yours.

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

What gorgeous table scape, Jacqueline. So happy to meet you! I adore the name of your blog. I love everything chocolate <^_^>
Off now to read some of your past posts. Your blog is lovely! Until tomorrow! xx

Blue Ridge Altered Art said...

This is the most beautiful post I have ever seen. I got lost in your story. Such a calm elegant surrounding for a whimsical tea party. Thank you so much for sharing this lovely post.

Taylor said...

What a BEAUTIFUL Tea Party!!! So cute, I wanna have stuff like this all the time when I have kids!!! I love dishes!!! The little dainty sweets look tasty!! Muchos fun!

p.s. i added my followers to my page!!! My whole 13 lol..!!! so now the follow me button is up!!!

Taylor

vintagesusie & wings said...

Wonderful post...so magical!
Thanks for the great tip!!!
Just found your lovely blog...so glad I stopped by. I look forward to following along with you on life's many adventures!!!
Smiles Friend,
Susie

Mimi said...

This is the cutest post...the dishes are beautiful, wish I could have had a better look at that square green plate! Hope you will use it in a future table. The faeries are so darned cute, especially the little queen.

Gloria said...

Hi Jacqueline,
Thank you for stopping by my blog and commenting. What a pleasant treat it is to view your pretty, & delicious blog. This post is so darling, and sweet!
I love it (just like I love chocolate)! :)
Have a wonderful day!
Blessings,
@}~`}~~~ Gloria

SPLENDEROSA said...

Jacqueline...I am SO happy you came to visit me today, otherwise I might not have met you & seen your wonderful blog. No wonder you have so many followers so quickly.
You are simply wonderful! I have a few of those dainty little fairy-people, I used to hang them above my kitchen sink; they looked like they were flying. Splendid job. And, now you have a new followers.
xx's Marsha

Cathy~Mille Fleur said...

I simply adore the whimsy of this enchanting tablescape! All of the color, dishes and eccessories are perfection!

I am so happy to have found you!

Enjoy!
Cathy

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Thanks for your recent visit to my Greek vacation blog -- we thought it was quite affordable -- but Wow! What a deal you got!

The Tablescaper said...

Ahhhh...beautiful, magical, mystical. I want to be there under the bower with all of the little fairies. The petit fours were just the right touch!

But being a dishie, I just can't take my eyes off those cups and saucers. Where did you ever get those???

- The Tablescaper

Barbara said...

What a magical table! Everything is so enchanting. The petit fours are the perfect touch. I am so glad that the Queen made an appearance. She is absolutely lovely.

Diann @ The thrifty Groove said...

Absolutely wonderful! I enjoyed your tablescape so much! What fun!

Donna (Timeless Settings) said...

So beautiful and enchanting!

Donna

Arlene Grasman said...

This just might be my little girls dream table. AMAZING! It's a fairy tale come true :)

Debbie said...

I feel like I'm looking at a fairy tale adventure! I love everything about this table. Those colors (the green and purple)were the inspiration for my nieces's recent wedding, and I love them together.

Theresa said...

Really gorgeous post Jacqueline!

Rachel said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog and ensuring I visit yours! It is breathtaking and I am sure that special little girl would agree!
FABULOUS!
Hugs!
Rachel

Rachel said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog and ensuring I visit yours! It is breathtaking and I am sure that special little girl would agree!
FABULOUS!
Hugs!
Rachel

Kim said...

So stunning! Would love your input on some questions from my blog today! I'm calling all foodies out there!

Gypsy Heart said...

This is one of the BEST posts I've ever seen ~ thank you for the magic, whimsy and smiles! Everything is beautiful and I LOVE the dishes. Thanks so much for sharing the tea party...I'm sure the beautiful one enjoyed herself.

Have a wonderful weekend!

xoxo
Pat
P.S. I'm gathering ice cream and sorbet recipes to use with my win! :-)

Beth said...

Jacqueline, This is a beautiful, beautiful post! I love the setting, the petit fours, the storyline, and most of all the Fairy Queen - how adorable she is! Congratulations on reaching over 200 followers - quite an accomplishment!
Hugs and blessings, Beth

gabe said...

what a beautiful fairy. . .and a fun party! Those petit fours look lovely and yummy!

BTW my daughter and I used your easy sugar cookie recipe a couple of weeks ago to make cookies for her softball team. They turned out great and were so easy! Thanks!

Susan @ Entertain Exchange said...

This is real eye candy - beautiful!
Susan

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Ellie said...

That is darling! I love it. Love!!!

Red Couch Recipes said...

Dear Aunt Jackie,

I loved the petit fours!I aalso liked how delicate you made the tea party.and I remember that fairy shoe from your garden.When I grow up I'm going to have a blog just like you,mom,and Tati.
your niece,
Talley from redcouchrecipes.

Atelier de Charo said...

So magical and beautiful tablescape! Lovely

Hugs
Charo

Blessedmom's Simple Home said...

What beautiful images of your Fairy Tea. It's perfect. It reminds me of a fairy tea described in a book I've read to my children called "Canadian Summer".
Blessings,
Marcia

Mickey said...

That is truly magical! What a beautiful party. By the way, if there's something wrong with you then there's something wrong with me :P It's 1:30 am and I am still up looking at food too and I'm not even waiting on kids to get home:)
mickey

Joycee said...

Jacqueline, what a fantastical party! I am in search of my own "magic shoe" now...we have gnomes that live in the trees here on GrannyMountain! Thanks for coming by for a visit and have a great weekend...

Ms. Bake-it said...

Oh my goodness Jacqueline, you are awesome! This is such a wonderful party. Pure whimsy and feminine delight. You created a wonderful Fairy Tea for Her Majesty the Queen. The Fairy Queen is very beautiful.

~ Tracy

lostpastremembered said...

What a splendid idea to use that netting.. it makes it a magical green dream.. beautiful job!

Purnima@a creative project said...

Beautiful table setting and what a lovely narration.. I love the candle stands and everything purple .. the fairy looks so sweet!!! the sweets look yummmm!!

Cassie said...

OH MY GOODNESS! It is truly like a fairytale. I loved every picture. That sweet one is so lucky to enjoy such a memory. Absolutely beautiful. Send these pics into a contest. PLEASE!

Megan Harmeyer said...

I am speechless! This is beautiful/

Elizabeth said...

Ok let me catch my breath! Now that's PRETTY!!! What a lovely fairytale tea!!!
Elizabeth

Elizabeth said...

Ok let me catch my breath! Now that's PRETTY!!! What a lovely fairytale tea!!!
Elizabeth

Bringing Pretty Back said...

Oh my! Where do I begin!? What a fairytale post! It was so fun to read and look at the photo's!
Have a pretty day!
Kristin

april said...

Absolutely enchanting! The most beautiful tea party! Just love it. ...April

Anita said...

Unbelievable!! I showed it to my 8-year-old. Now, we have to try it! It cannot match yours though! And your fairy is also gorgeous!! I love everything, and every detail is so perfect. Photos are gorgeous too! Oh...I started getting sterling for my niece with hope of adding to it for Christmas and birthdays. It's a lovely thing to pass down!

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