You may also call this a "Royal Tea." What is the difference between a full Afternoon Tea and a Royal Tea? This special tea is taken in the afternoon and in addition to serving savories, scones, and sweets, a special dessert is offered. A glass of champagne or sherry is also offered, and of course, hot tea. I'm sure Queen Elizabeth serves a "Royal Tea" to visiting dignitaries at Buckingham Palace.
Please stand behind your chair, with your hands resting on the top of the chair back, and wait until the Diva/Queen/Hostess has been seated; thank you!...you may be seated. Please don't touch a thing until the hostess has picked up her serviette and placed it onto her lap. That will be your signal that you may place your serviette onto your lap.
The table is set with vintage pink Arcoroc glassware, girly plates, crown napkin rings, and tiara-motif place cards holders.
A floral-embellished bustier and a menu card make a lovely centerpiece.
Savories, Scones, and Sweets
The "Queen's Cake"
Vanilla Sorbet with Fruit
Royal Champagne Punch
Coronation Hot Tea
A tiered tea tray, embellished with pink tulle and a tiara, holds the dainty tea foods.The Queen's Cake...
A service tray with a simple teapot, milk in a creamer, and cute little pocketbook & high heel-motif sugar cubes.
The chair decorations are small bustiers with pink hydrangeas and pink bows.
Send your divas-in-waiting away with a party favor. I found petite bustiers similar to my centerpiece and chair decos, tied a pink ribbon around the waist, and attached a tea pendant charm, which can be worn on a choker necklace...just a little something to remind them of my "Diva Tea."