Mother’s Day Tea Party Inspiration

I can’t think of anything more lady-like than a tea party, and I just love the idea of a sweet tea party on Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day is a special day. It’s the one day every year we show just how grateful and thankful we are for all of mom’s hard work. A Mother’s Day Tea Party is a great way for mom and her daughters to spend quality time together laughing, talking and snacking on delicious treats and tea sandwiches.

Mother's Day Tea Party Inspiration

My own Mom and I recently had a little Mom and Daughter Tea Party, so I though I would share some pics and recipes to give you some tea party ideas.

Mother's Day Tea Party Inspiration

You simply cannot go wrong with flowers. Whether they are fresh cut flowers, silk flowers, or even a floral tablecloth – you should use them all. Mix and match your prettiest pastel linens, and pull out your best china and tea set.

Stack your cake plates and use a variety of different platters and serving pieces. A tea party doesn’t have to be all matchy matchy.

Mother's Day Tea Party Inspiration

For our tea party, we used this diy sugar cubes method to make some pretty rosebud sugar cubes for our tea.

Mother's Day Tea Party Inspiration

We used rolled paper doilies, bits of ribbon, and stick on flowers to make pretty tussie mussies, and each held a spoon. A tussie mussie is a small flower bouquet that is usually given as a gift. They became popular during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901) when they were a popular fashion accessory. I think they are the perfect addition to a Mother’s Day tea party.

Our simple but scrumptious menu included raspberry tea, veggie and herb cheese tea sandwiches, mini tomato and goat cheese tarts, jam filled butter cookies, and pretty caramel hazelnut mousse tartlets.

Mother's Day Tea Party Inspiration

Get the Recipes for our Mother’s Day Tea Party:

Caramel Hazelnut Mousse Tartlets
Jam Filled Butter Cookies
Veggie Herb and Cheese Tea Sandwiches
Mini Tomato and Goat Cheese Tarts

Mother's Day Tea Party Inspiration

I think it’s always fun to ask all the guests to wear “Victorian Attire” and required Hats and Gloves. If you have them available, place extra hats and gloves at the door.

Will you be having a Mother-Daughter Tea Party for Mother’s Day?

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  1. I’ve never been invited to a tea before, but I have always wanted to go to one!

  2. I am going to my first Mothers Day tea tomorrow. I hope they have goodies like this. This is so beautiful!

  3. Helene Cohen Bludman says:

    What a lovely idea! I really like your choices for the menu, and your decorations are just perfect.

  4. Now that looks like a fun tea party! I love how you made it a classic feel like this!

  5. GALZ,
    You did SUPERBLY classy and beautifully!
    These pictures suck me into the atmosphere you’ve created for a very special occasion.
    Congratulations. And thank you for sharing this beauty with us.

  6. This is absolutely gorgeous! What a wonderful way to celebrate – and I hope you had a wonderful time!

  7. This looks like a perfect tea! My daughter and I enjoyed tea on Tuesdays when she was homeshcooled. It was a great way to spend time together and slow down a bit. Of course, the food was great too!

  8. lisa jones says:

    What A Beautiful Tea Party Can I Come My Girls Love Having Them!

  9. Your table setting is so pretty. I probably won’t be doing a Mother’s Day tea, but my daughter and I like to have Tea parties all the time. I want to try the Caramel Hazelnut Mousse Tartlets.

  10. Oh I love these ideas! We used to do a Mother’s Day tea party every year with my mom. It was so much fun!

  11. What a beautiful spread! I adore tea parties!

  12. What a gorgeous tea party! All of that food looks amazing!! I especially would love to try the caramel hazelnut mousse tartlets. Yum!

  13. I am instantly in love! Everything looks perfect & beautiful! Such a great idea to celebrate Mother’s Day. All of your goodies look delish!

  14. I don’t have a daughter but your tea party looks wonderful! I don’t think I could be that creative, or motivated! I want someone to wait on me!

  15. So sweet, looks like it should be a tea party! The sandwiches and cookies look great!

  16. Oh, how I love the idea of a tea party. I’d so love to have one. Sadly, my daughter is past that age. and I’m, not sure if my son would play tea party with me. He probably would!

  17. What a cute tea party! I have always thought teas were such a cute bonding activity.

  18. Everything is so pretty, you did an awesome job with the theme! My favorite is the doilies for the silverware!

  19. So adorable and cute! Love tea parties, this look beautiful.

  20. I love the idea of a tea party. Your table setting is amazing. Our Mother’s Day celebration is on hold until next weekend. Thanks for some inspiration to make it extra special.

  21. Maria Oller says:

    I love the idea and your table looks magnificent, the food amazing thanks for the occhio di bue is one of my favorite pastries and I love trying different recipes

  22. What a gorgeous table setting! Those rosebud sugar cubes look amazing, very elegant

  23. I want to come to your house for your next tea party!

  24. What a beautiful tea party setting. I love the china and patterns. My girls would love to have a tea party.

  25. what a fun and yummy tea party. I will be missing mother’s day with my kids but we will figure it out for another day

  26. This is really special and so beautiful! The whole setting! It’s inspiring!

  27. Now I want a tea party! I really want to taste those chocolate tartlets.

  28. We actually are having a mothers day tea! Tea is a very important way that we celebrate together and we love any reason to have tea…

  29. That is just a beautiful setting! How fancy and just wonderful! I love everything that you did!!

  30. Great setup! This looks amazing.

  31. What a beautiful tea party! My mom, daughter and I have often gone to high tea together at some of the local hotels and we love it. Will have to try doing this at home.

  32. how beautiful! I think my mom would love this more than any other gift. We could really use the time to spend together, too! We rarely get a chance anymore now that I have kids. I can only imagine what my little ones would do to that lovely table!

  33. My husband took me to a tea party last year. At first I didn’t know what to think…but you know what? I had a blast. It really was a great time.

  34. What a great way to celebrate and a fun theme for kids and moms of all ages to participate in!

  35. Oh my goodness, this looks so elegant! I would have a tea party like this with my mom, and also with my kids ;) Such fun!

  36. There is something so special about a tea party.

  37. I’ve never been to an official tea party. How adorable is that table setting. Very pretty.

  38. Way too high class for me, but it’s beautiful!

  39. I just love the idea of a little party. Yours looks great!

  40. How sweet and dainty!! I love this idea!

  41. Everything in those photos looks so beautiful. It would be such a wonderful thing to sit down and just enjoy a sweet treat.

  42. That looks wonderful. What a spread.

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