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DIY Mini Tea Party For Fairies–Pinned it, Did it!

Yesterday we had a fairy tea party for human girls. Today we bring you a tea party for fairies themselves! I've seen these fairy tea sets all over the web.  I especially liked this one on Pinterest.  After looking at the tea sets, however,  I decided rather than paying for them, I could make them myself!! Tottie and I went on over to our neighbor's house and hunted for the perfect acorns along with some flowers, leaves, bark, and tiny twigs... This pretty much where her participation ended because I had to get out the glue gun for the rest...  She had fun collecting the things we needed though and had even more fun watching the tea party come together! An acorn turned upside down with an acorn cap glued to the top along with a twig spout and handle made the perfect tea pot.  A plain acorn without a cap made the perfect sugar bowl (or cream bowl).   Acorn caps with small twig handles make for perfect cups while we used flowers for saucers... A bark … [Read more...]

Fairy Bread and Tea

It's time for a fairy tea party! My girls love to have tea parties and having a fairy one is no exception! Tottie was feeling a bit down on herself the other day because Nutty was in school and she wasn't.  To help her feel better, I had a fairy tea party with her.  I really didn't do anything special.  I simply made fairy bread and some "fairy tea", picked a few flowers, put on some fairy wings, and set up a little "party" on the table outside.  It was enough to make her extremely happy (and make Nutty jealous when she got home from school). Fairy bread is super easy to make and is something I learned about from my Australian friends.  It is a treat typically served at children's parties though the origin is not quite known (at least by my friends).  To make it: 1)  Spread a thin layer of butter over white bread 2)  Cover the buttered bread with small, multi-colored sprinkles 3)  Cut the bread into 4 triangles and serve. The "tea" is actually a simple punch recipe I grew up … [Read more...]