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92 Terrific Tea Party Must-Haves

From Antique Floral Confections to Tweeting Teapots

— May 11, 2012 — Art & Design
Planning your next lady luncheon? Use these tea party must-haves to make it tea-rrific! Being classic is nice, but taking a turn through the rabbit hole, can provide a whole lot of fun and won’t leave you mad as a hatter. Provide your posse with a hip mix of old and new—these aren’t your grannies’ outdated favorites.

From treats in the shape of sumptuous saucer-side sweets to some DIY inspiration from a colorful tea bag installations, your brunch party can be elevated to a whole new level.

Rock the world of high society, by throwing out the old etiquette book -- it no longer makes the cut. In an ever-changing world of mashups, high and low culture collides.
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All-in-one Brewers
All-in-one Brewers
The Kettle and Mug Design Warms Your Cup While Boiling Water
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91
NBA Tea Parties
NBA Tea Parties
The Hoops for St. Jude Project Brings Two Memphis Grizzly All Stars to Children
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90
Thermo-Patterned Platters
Thermo-Patterned Platters
The Srone Tea Tray Exposes Hidden Ornamentation When Heated
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89
Snow Slide Brewers
Snow Slide Brewers
The Glacier Nespresso Will Make the Perfect Icy Coffee Drink
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88
Sweater-Wearing Mug Lamps
Sweater-Wearing Mug Lamps
The Lucy Jung 'T Light' Is the Cutest Desk Mate You'll Ever Have
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87
Psychedelic Beverage Brewers
Psychedelic Beverage Brewers
The Yellow Submarine 'TeaSub' Infuser is Rocking
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86
His & Hers Designs
His & Hers Designs
Mr & Mrs Jones Collection
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85
Laser Projecting Brewers
Laser Projecting Brewers
The MEM-COFFEE Set Uses Innovative Technology to Whip Up Your Java
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84
Bathing Celeb Tea Bags
Bathing Celeb Tea Bags
The Sex, Tea and Rock ‘N' Roll Set Brings On the Party Mood
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83
Tribute Tea
Tribute Tea
9/11 Commemorative Tea Honors Those We Lost
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82
Built-In Timer Teapots
Built-In Timer Teapots
Jin Young's Chicken & Kitchen Makes the Perfect Brewed Drink
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81
Villainous Teapots
Villainous Teapots
Drink in Evil with 'Pitchfork Pals' Over a Cup of Tea
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80
Time-Traveling Brewers
Time-Traveling Brewers
The TARDIS Teapot Makes a Good Tea Time
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79
Transparent Tea Kettles
Transparent Tea Kettles
The Infinitea Teapot Lets You Watch the Teabagging as It Happens
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78
Tea-Legged Desks
Tea-Legged Desks
mischer'traxler's Ben Side Table Features an Odd Limb Out
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77
Tea Pot Topknots
Tea Pot Topknots
'Tea Pause' by Zurab Dartsmelia is Spot On
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76
Bold Breakfast Hybrids
Bold Breakfast Hybrids
Pecan Pie French Toast is a Sinfully Sweet Early Morning Treat
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75
Quirky Ornate Silverware
Quirky Ornate Silverware
The 'Yeaha' Teapot Series by David Clarke is Vintage-Inspired
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74
Cross-Sectioned Ceramics
Cross-Sectioned Ceramics
Rolf's Cutting Porcelain Collection Explores Hidden Realities
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73
Sleek Cylindrical Teapots
Sleek Cylindrical Teapots
Monotea from Rapahel Morais is a Contemporary Tea Container
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72
Tweeting Teapots
Tweeting Teapots
The Twettle Teakettle is Made for Techy Know-Alls
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71
Extravagant Stain-Dripped China
Extravagant Stain-Dripped China
The Drip & Lip Cups are Designed to Fool at Classy Tea Parties
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70
Quirky Teapot Sculptures
Quirky Teapot Sculptures
Toby Fraley Creates a Unique and Charming Collection of Pots
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69
Smoking Hot Pot Design
Smoking Hot Pot Design
The Sorapot Kettle
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68
Tea Time Lighting
Tea Time Lighting
These Oddbirds Lamps are Made from Found Tableware
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67
Geometric Tea Sets
Geometric Tea Sets
Alessi Mutants 'Jointness' Gives Tea Time a Fresh Redesign
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66
Sumptuous Saucer-Side Sweets
Sumptuous Saucer-Side Sweets
These Shortbread Tea Bags Are the Perfect Compliment to Your Cuppa
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65
Donut-Shaped Teapots
Donut-Shaped Teapots
The Qettle Kettle Helps a Weak Wrist Pour its Contents
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64
Mohawked Celeb Tea Sets
Mohawked Celeb Tea Sets
Mr. T 'Tea For One' Pities Anyone Without This Item
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63
Stress-Relieving Tea Makers
Stress-Relieving Tea Makers
The Dwell Teapot is Designed to Help You Take a Timeout
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62
Tilting Landmark Teapots
Tilting Landmark Teapots
The Leaning Tower of TEAsa is Incredibly Quirky & Cute
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61
Pouring Porcelain Pegs
Pouring Porcelain Pegs
High Tea Wall Hooks Give Interior Organization a Little Sophistication
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60
Two-Timing Teapots
Two-Timing Teapots
Never Compromise Drinks Again With the Ying & Yang by Ewa Sendecka
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59
Handwritten Poem Mugs
Handwritten Poem Mugs
The Alexis Siemons Haiku Teaware Collection Celebrates Tea
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58
Drinking Light Fixtures
Drinking Light Fixtures
Unique & Quirky Tea Lamp Lighting Collection
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57
Milk Bottle Tea Sets
Milk Bottle Tea Sets
'Tea for Two' by Steve Gates is a Stackable Set for Couples
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56
Aerodynamic Beverage Brewers
Aerodynamic Beverage Brewers
The Object Creative Teapot Embodies a Surprising Sleekness
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55
Touchscreen Teapots
Touchscreen Teapots
The Kochurov Evgenii Modern Teapot Concept Makes Brewing More Efficient
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54
Tea Party Couture
Tea Party Couture
'It's 5 O'Clock' by Artur Sadovski is Ready for Crumpets
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53
Perforated Tea Sets
Perforated Tea Sets
Marton Strohner's HERENDESIGN Dishware Revamp Rocks
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52
Cute Detailed China
Cute Detailed China
The Elaborate Dresdner Porzellan Hello Kitty Collaboration
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51
Canned Infusion Branding
Canned Infusion Branding
T Tea Packaging Embraces Sleek and Simple Shelf Appeal
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50
Self-Timed Cuppa Brewers
Self-Timed Cuppa Brewers
The Eddie Gandelman TEA Thermos Prepares Perfect Brews on its Own
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49
Alien Tea Party Weddings
Alien Tea Party Weddings
Aimee and Trey Say 'I do' in a Very Unconventional Manner
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48
Mouthy Teapots
Mouthy Teapots
The Reshape Studio Spotless Tea Set Makes a Strong Statement
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47
Scenic Glass Teaware
Scenic Glass Teaware
Chillichilly Tea Cups Represent Cat as Goldfish Preditor or Prey
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46
Spider-Inspired Tea Sets
Spider-Inspired Tea Sets
The Baita Design Tea Set is a Paned Porcelain Creation
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45
Miniature Tea Party Rings
Miniature Tea Party Rings
Cup and Saucer Jewelry by MTuent are Tiny Treats
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44
Fake Inflatable Teapots
Fake Inflatable Teapots
Plastic T. Pot
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43
Nesting Doll Tea Sets
Nesting Doll Tea Sets
The Matryoshka Teapot Adds Cute Character to Any Tableware Set
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Fairy Tale Teapots
Fairy Tale Teapots
Mirror, Mirror On the Wall, The Snow White Teapot is the Fairest of Them All
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41
Motley Tea Sets
Motley Tea Sets
Five Senses 'Centuries' Collection Brings Historic Handles to Modern Tableware
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40
Luxe Ornate Tea Sets
Luxe Ornate Tea Sets
Ryan Fletcher Creates Luxurious Tea Party Accessories
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39
Rustic Teapots
Rustic Teapots
Louie Rigano Ceramics Bring Back a Japanese Tradition
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38
Sculptural Teapots
Sculptural Teapots
Alla Bartoshchuk's Teapot Looks Like a Crafter's Yarn Bag
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37
Anatomical Place Settings
Anatomical Place Settings
Bizarre Tea Sets from 'Anitomica' Will Shock Your Grandma
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36
Crackpot Teapots
Crackpot Teapots
Mark Switzer's Crazy Eyed Teapot Asks 'Coffee, Tea, or Me?'
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High-Tech Teapots
High-Tech Teapots
The Philips Tea Maker Brews Your Cup to Pure Perfection
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Zen-Like Dishes
Zen-Like Dishes
'Buddha' Porcelain Tableware by Estudio Manus
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33
Long-Limbed Teapots
Long-Limbed Teapots
Spin Ceramics' Crafts are Elegantly Eccentric
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See-Though Teapots
See-Though Teapots
Sorapot Makes Brewing a Potable Art Experience (UPDATE)
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Lovely Porcelain Tea Sets
Lovely Porcelain Tea Sets
Makiko Nakamura's '100 Years After the Party' Collection is Bittersweet
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Space Age Tea Sets
Space Age Tea Sets
Have High Tea With Style With Futuristic Designs
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Automatic-Infusing Mugs
Automatic-Infusing Mugs
The Time Your Tea Thermos Steeps Your Beverage to Perfection
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Mad Hatter Teaware
Mad Hatter Teaware
The Alice Mirror Teacup and Saucer by Torre and Tagus
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Deathly Dainty Dishware
Deathly Dainty Dishware
You'll Be Dying to Have One of Trevor Jackson's Skull Teapots
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Cognitive Coffee Cups
Cognitive Coffee Cups
The Rorschach-Inspired Luna and Curious Ink Blot Mugs
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Tea Party Twins
Tea Party Twins
Chloe Sevigny Goes Wonderland in Harper's Bazaar Russia April 2010
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Hi-Tech Tea Brewers
Hi-Tech Tea Brewers
The Tesera Teemachine is a Super-Sleek Teapot to Serve at a Tea Party
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Eco Infusing Cups
Eco Infusing Cups
The Portable Brewing Mug Prepares Your Morning Beverage On the Go
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Q-Shaped Compact Brewers
Q-Shaped Compact Brewers
The P-Cup Coffee Maker is Efficiently Formed for its Function
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Faux Timber Tins
Faux Timber Tins
Caribou Tea Packaging Aims to Reference the Roots of Loose Leaf Suppliers
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Pistol-Handled Teapots
Pistol-Handled Teapots
'Let's Talk It Over' by Dennis Shields is Dangerously Appealing
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Trippy Tea Party Displays
Trippy Tea Party Displays
Burobeluga Window Arrangements are Pieces of Art
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16 Terrific Tea Packages
16 Terrific Tea Packages
From Intricate Origami Packaging to Encapsulated Infusion Branding
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Tea Bag Installations
Tea Bag Installations
Hollywood Rolling Greens Hangs 3000 Pieces
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Iconic Infusion Branding
Iconic Infusion Branding
Tea Bar Packaging Assumes a Punchy Identity to Complement its Flavors
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Darkly Sculpted Teapots
Darkly Sculpted Teapots
Richard Notkin Creates Social Commentary Tea Time
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Tea Party Couture
Tea Party Couture
Reem Acra Wedding Gowns to Celebrate Tax Day Tea Party With Flair
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Toppling Tea Sets
Toppling Tea Sets
The Lighthearted Mutdesign Te.Odora Collection Tips Upon the Table
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Illustrated Infusion Sleeves
Illustrated Infusion Sleeves
Mood Garden Tea Packaging Blossoms with Thoughtful Details
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Potted Plant Confections
Potted Plant Confections
These Succulent Cupcakes Will Keep Your Guests Guessing
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Luxury Tea Sets
Luxury Tea Sets
Bauhaus Teapots up to $361,000
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Encapsulated Infusion Branding
Encapsulated Infusion Branding
Twig & Leaf Tea Packaging Conveys the Art of Flavor
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Adorable Animal Teapots
Adorable Animal Teapots
'Tea For Two' Bunny and Panda Tea Sets by Shinzi Katoh
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Vintage Fantasy Jewelry
Vintage Fantasy Jewelry
Alice in Wonderland Steampunk Jewelry is a Perfect Unbirthday Gift
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Whimsical Fairy Tale Shoots
Whimsical Fairy Tale Shoots
The Down the Rabbit Hole Moda&Styl Shoot Channels Alice in Wonderland
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Anatomical Tea Sets
Anatomical Tea Sets
Fragile by Kim Joon is Delicately Disturbing
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4
Spring Tea Party Editorials
Spring Tea Party Editorials
Glamour Magazine Gets Girly with Pretty Pastel Frocks, Flowers & Pink
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3
Antique Floral Confections
Antique Floral Confections
These Lavender Cookies are the Perfect Dainty Tea Time Treat
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2
Bold Tea Party Photography
Bold Tea Party Photography
Toronto-Based Photographer Lynsie Roberts Isn't Afraid of Color
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Hipster Tea Sets
Hipster Tea Sets
From the Gory to the Sublime, Cool Tea Sets Make Entertaining Fun
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