Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Romantic Summer White Garden Tea


Hello Everyone,
     Welcome to my summer white garden tea. 







Peonies and Deutiza









A bouquet of Deutiza














 Lemonade?











I had this little tea a few weeks ago when the lilacs were still blooming . I did a similar one a few years ago with pink but I really like this little variation of romantic summer whites.
 I hope you can sit and visit for awhile and enjoy some lemonade and cookies with me!

I am joining in Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch today and also Featured Nest Friday at French Country Cottage.

I am also joining Show and Tell Friday at My Romantic Home so there are lots of fun parties to visit!

Thanks for visiting,



Carolyn

61 comments:

Tess said...

Oh my goodness!! This setting is magical and just gorgeous. The linens, dishes, flowers are beautiful (and I see those cookies-they look delicious!)

once in a blue moon said...

you make me tingle with delight~

A Toile Tale said...

This takes my breath away! Really!!!!

Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee(Mukherjee) said...

OMG! What an elegant and dreamy setting! It is totally breathtaking!
I always enjoy my time here on your stunning site:)
Would love to see you on my blog:)

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

I am speachless! This is the most gorgeous table I have ever seen! It is like a fairytale! This should be in a magazine!
xo Yvonne

Deborah said...

Oh thank you for inviting me!
Its oh-so-dreamy here and I want to stay!!!
One day I hope and dream of going to PEI
:)
Your table is so romantic!!

Deborah xoxo

Dining Delight said...

So inviting! Just looking at the scene you have set makes me feel relaxed, I can only imagine how much more so actually being there would make one feel! I can almost taste the refreshing lemonade and sweet cookies!

DD

Entertaining Women said...

I kept expecting Guinevere or perhaps Marie Antoinette to come around the coroner for tea. Royal...beautiful! Thank you for sharing your talented eye for design. Cherry Kay

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

What a magical and romantic setting. Magazine worthy. hugs ~lynne~

Antiques And Teacups said...

Absolutely dreamy! Especially the contrast of the pale and the visid lilacs. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing!
Ruth

Gilda - Sweet sweet home said...

What lovely pictures. This wonderful corner of your garden from every pore oozes romance. Delicious umbrella for the sun, and the beautiful white tent. Many greetings Gilda

Shel said...

Absolutely exquisite.
Shel

we three dogs and me said...

I would feel like a princess in thid beautiful setting. Thanks for sharing.

Lana K. W. Austin said...

This is so incredibly fantastical/ethereal/magical/other worldly!!

The diaphanous canopy, the flowers, the chandelier, the gorgeous greenery, every detail...

PERFECTION!!! I don't know why I'm just now becoming a follower because I have long loved your tablescapes!!!!


Love/hugs/blessings,
Lana In Italy

PS I hope, please, that you get a chance to drop by my blog & leave a comment for a chance to win my 1st Giveaway! THANK YOU!!!

Debbie said...

I don't even have the words to describe this one. I guess enchanting is the best I can come up with.

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

What kind of a peony was that? I want to add some to my garden but have not found the flower I am looking for~until now. This the kind of peony I would love to have! Do you recommend it? Once again you do everything so beautifully!

Jane said...

Your tablescape is beautiful and so romantic!

Jane
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Southerncook said...

Such a charming and elegant tea. Oh how i wish I could share a cup of tea with you at this table. Just extraordinary.

Carolyn/A Southerners Notebook

Madelief said...

Dear Carolyn,

It must be a feast having tea in your garden. It all looks enchanting! Like a little piece of paradise.

Have a lovely evening,

Madelief x

Barb~Bella Vista Cottage said...

Carolyn, I have one word....stunning!

You have the touch.

Barb

Susan said...

Dear Carolyn.....Your garden scene today certainly has your magic touch. It is like something out of a sweet and sumptuous dream. Great job! Susan

sawn48 said...

Everything little girl's dreams are made of.

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

This is so beautiful and ethereal. Just like a fairytale garden. Congratulations on your new magazine venture! I'm happy for your success. We all get the benefit.

xinex said...

This is beyond gorgeous! Sooooo sweet!...Christine

Alycia Nichols said...

I love the ethereal look of this! It is absolutely fabulous! Every bit of it!!!

Beverly said...

Ah! I can close my eyes and be there with you in my mind. Carolyn, every detail combines to create a location of dreams.

Bernideen said...

Sp beautiful and what a wonderful place to escape too!

Karin Şen Cankan said...

Its like a bride gorgeous table and garden.

Thank you for sharing

Lots of love,
Karin Şen Cankan
karinsfairytale.blogspot.com

lindamryan said...

Ooh, ooh, ooh! Now that is the way to have tea...so dreamy and special . It is truly fit for a wedding tea! You made my day, as always, Carolyn! Thank you for the gift of your talent, my friend.

Hugs,
Linda

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Oh my goodness this is just GORGEOUS!!! Soo pretty!! Sharing this on FB tonight~ thanks for sharing at Feathered Nest Friday! :) Hugs, Courtney

Nancy said...

Breathtaking and dreamy!

Maureen said...

Absolutely magical..took my breath away!

Kelsie From Our Country Home said...

So pretty...I love the use of the net and hope one day to enjoy such a tea in my own garden...thank you for always inspiring and delighting us with your lovely garden and photos.

Blessings Kelsie

Karen said...

Oh my goodness! its like a dream, so gorgeous.

Sweetladyelaine said...

Absolutely beautiful!

Cottage Rose said...

OK thats it,,,,, can I come and camp in your back yard,,,, for ever..lol kidding but I do so love your yard and gardens,,,,, just beautiful....

Hugs;
Alaura

Miss Gracie's House said...

oh.my.word....simply breathtaking...I want to escape to your world!
Rene

Miss Gracie's House said...

P.S. I was reading back posts and saw the news of your photos being included in the next Feminine Home...YAY...your photos will fit in PERFECTLY!
Rene

stefanie said...

HEAVEN!!!!

Dinonna said...

Absolutely everything that everyone else said! Beautiful and romantic. I want to be there. All that I can say is WOW.

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Shelia said...

Hi Carolyn! Oh, you're taking my breath away again! This looks so beautiful and weddingly! Now, confess...you must work as a stager for a magazine! :) You're just amazing how you put together such beautiful settings!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia :)

Bella said...

Hi Carolyn,
This is completely enchanting! A white summery delight!!
I don't know how you ever get your garden guests to leave after a tour, it is so beautiful!
Hugs,
Bella

The Barnett Family said...

This is my 1st visit to your blog, but it will NOT be my last! Your tablescape/garden setting is gorgeous!!! It was designed for a princess and her prince! Breathtaking.......***sigh***
Thanks for sharing!

Diana (Apple pie, love for details) said...

*_*

this is a dream... please let me dream!

Diana

Bahar Karaoglan said...

OMG, your blog is so wonderful!
Heavenly!

Greetings, Bahar

Tanya Anurag said...

Straight out of Fairy Tales. LOVE LOVE LOVE it!! I am not just a follower of your blog... you can count me in as your FAN. Absolutely gorgeous.
Pinning it. I don't think I would ever be able to setup something so beautiful but by pinning, I can atleast treat my eyes every now and then. Thanks for sharing.

-Tanya
http://tanyaanurag.blogspot.com/

Ana said...

Oh my goodness Carolyn, how absolutely dreamy....soooo romantic. I love it. Flowers are gorgeous. Thank you for the lemonade and cookies :-) Have a wonderful day.

Hugs and Kisses,
♥Ana

AshTreeCottage said...

So beautiful!!

Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

Vintage Rose said...

That is just soooo pretty. I had to stop and stare at your photos a few times and pretend I was there soaking in all the "prettiness".

Vlaďka said...

Hello Caroly,
ÓÓó I lost my breath when I saw your tea time! I love your pictures...
Thank´sfor your sweet comment on my blog:)
Bye Vlaďka

Ikealady said...

Just lovely !

Ido said...

What a gorgeous table setting! is just dreamy worthy of a magazine, love it!
XXX Ido

gena said...

Stunning and ethereal. Reminds me of the "mosquitero" we had over the cribs when my babies were little.

Thanks again and again for sharing the magic of your gardens,

gena

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

This is absolutuly magical! Lovely with the white and the netting just makes this look so dreamy. Very beautiful and romantic.

The White Bench said...

A true feast for the heart and eyes. Thank you, Carolyn!
Monicax.

Marie Arden said...

Just when I think you have shown us all the beauty that your heart and garden hold you amaze us with more beauty! What a dreamy magical setting. Tres chic

Judi said...

What a beautiful spot for tea so very romantic. I love it...wonderful...
Judi

Lynden Blossom said...

Hello - Just discovered you and your blog today - Absolutely, elegantly lovely! Thank You! I soooo miss my large home, yard and lovely things in MI in 'days gone by'... ;-{ Nice to see these pages of beauty - ;-} Following...
Lynden
http://aneleganttouch-lynden.blogspot.com

https://www.facebook.com/pages/An-Elegant-Touch-/162889457132788

Mom E. said...

Carolyn,
I know this is an older post, but I just love looking through old posts! I, too, have some of the American Atelier Baroque salad plates! I have an entire dinner service for four and I love them. I also have the Athena dishes by the same company. I wish they were still being made. I was lucky enough to be able to purchase most of the items I wanted before they stopped manufacturing them. They are so versital and beautiful! If you have a chance, come by my blog and visit my May 1, 2013 Blissful White Wednesday ~ My White Dishes post. Love your posts all the time!
Hearts to you,
Betsy

beyza aydin baser said...

These photos evoke me fairy stories...