Archive for ‘PARTIES / FRIENDS’

December 1, 2012

Party Time

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Was great catching up with friends for the latest ‘Vintage Cake Stand Sale’ – It was great to catch up for a festive drink and also quite a few people bought gifts for Xmas.

September 12, 2012

At the DILMAH Charitea High Tea

Today we had high tea at The Langham (formerly The Observatory Hotel). The event was to raise money for the MJF Foundation or the Merrill J. Fernando (DILMAH founder)Foundation which was set up to benefit the underprivileged as well as nature conservation. Over the years they’ve helped tens of thousands of children better their lives. High Tea was amazing and the talks were very interesting. Thanks Lorraine for tickets. Lorraine is from Not Quite Nigella www.notquitenigella.com

June 26, 2012

Sweet tooth?

I have this thing about American confectionary, especially Reece’s Peanut Butter cups, ever since my American friend introduced me to them back in College! I think this selection adds to the beauty of this quirky cup and plate stand!

May 26, 2012

Cake Stands at Adam’s 6th Birthday!

May 15, 2012

Real Men drink Tea!

It’s fact – real men sure do drink tea!  It’s a growing market in the tea industry – men are drinking tea and not just your grandfathers.  Real men DO drink tea and apparently they live longer and healthier lives!

A couple of my good friends visited the Victoria Room Tea Salon, Westfield Sydney, and this was taken of good friend Gary…and their  High Tea was served on one of our Cake Stands.

May 14, 2012

Mother’s Day at Bondi Markets

It was a great day, although very windy at Bondi Markets 13 May. I was scared the cake stands would get swept up and crash with such strong winds.
There was alot great feedback, sales and great market energy throughout the day.

May 7, 2012

Cake Stands for 18th Birthday Party

Nice to see that the guys can get into’High Tea’ – Here Kaitlin’s friends passed around some treats!On Sunday we held an 18th birthday for daughter Kaitlin – with such a lovely sunny day, a High Tea dessert Feast was served after lunch. Lots of old fashion favourites like ‘liquorice all-sorts, musk sticks, passionfruit meringue, my favourite’s ‘bananas’ and nougat etc etc. Party blowers and poppers, and colour from plate stands and sweets, made for a happy table setting…

April 20, 2012

High Tea on a nice day!

Today a bunch of my friends came for HighTea – for no particular reason!- Cake stands looked fab with a selection of scones, Rosemary shortbreads, tuna,egg & chicken sandwiches, cheeses and quiches. The orange tea cups, cake plates and saucers are ‘Aynsley – England’ and are divine.
Here are some photos.. (Click on photo to enlarge)


April 11, 2012

Vintage Cake Stands teamed with vintage inspired Dress

Check out the www.thevintagecloset.com.au specialising in frocks & the love for all things vintage, retro and shabby chic.
Danielle’s designs celebrate the return of the 1900’s glamour girl and exude femininity with timeless and classic styles… truly gorgeous frocks. The dress I’m wearing is ‘Candy’.

January 24, 2012

A dance…then time for tea?


Now for something a bit different, but still from the era of many of my plates…I loved this jive  / Swing?? dance…so much fun to watch.

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