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This week I started my tea party with a dainty pearl and metal Have a Tea Necklace Antique Silver Teapot with by PolliniAtelier.

This got me on a chrome kick so I started planning away and eventually decided all of that chrome monochrome was just too much so I added some bold reds!

I love the idea of having a really monochrome table setting and centerpieces and then having really dramatic red decorations around the room, but off the table. I also have a really delicious recipe for an “all the reds soup.” It’s really yummy but I kind of hate the name. Maybe I could get over that for a chrome and red tea with soup and sandwiches.


Have a Tea Necklace. Antique…

$19.50

Vintage Camping Plates Rusti…

$12.50

Black and Grey Rosette Trio …

$15.00

Chrome Heart Honey Bee Steam…

$36.50

Vintage Metal Wire Standing …

$125.00

SALE Grey Sand Handmade Rose…

$3.50

Gorgeous Red Velvety Hydrang…

$10.00

Christmas Centerpiece Red Po…

$64.00

SCENTED CINNAMON-Primitive C…

$24.00

I think the steampunk honey bee flask is maybe my favorite item in the treasury, though I do love the wreath at the end! (And we’re in the market for a wreath!) It’s so shiny and I really like bees.

I also think it would be great to take that poinsettia centerpiece (or a couple similar ones) and put it in the vintage metal wire standing laundry basket. Wouldn’t that be beautiful!? Added bonus: poinsettia’s are so poisonous to pets and the laundry basket would keep it off the group away from the dog and off of a table away from the cat.

We’re putting up our Christmas tree this weekend, can you tell I’m in the holiday spirit?

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One response to “An Almost Monochrome Party”

  1. […] Every party we have around here that isn’t Christmasy can’t be monochrome so let’s bring some brightness back in to a celebration. […]

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