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A Birthday in Wonderland

butterfly ringALice is a very talented creative jewellery maker specialising in gorgeous silver textural pieces – including this pretty little lovely of a butterfly that we bought for my niece at Christmas! So, when she told us she wanted an Alice in Wonderland themed birthday tea for herself and a few friends we were really pleased to help!

Not all of our events are huge – in fact we love intimate garden parties like Alice’s – especially when our clients are baking their own food – parties should have something personal about them we think… and, this worked perfectly!

Party food

We provided a selection of vintage china with our favourite teacups for Alice’s tea and Alice, her mum and brother did the hard work of getting the food up together. We do like a few jam tarts for Wonderland teas – so perfect!

Here are a few of Alice’s snaps…

vintage teacup for hirevintage dorset Garden Party

Mad Hatter

Alice in Wonderland tea party

For more of Alice’s jewellery check out her website here : www.Ardentargent.co.uk

Vintage Dorset Parties – if you want to hire our Mad Hatter and Alice in Wonderland props together with vintage china hire get in touch with us HERE. More pictures and info about our props on our MAD HATTER pages


Published by vdorset, on 26th July 2011 at 8:05 pm. Filled under: Vintage Activities,Vintage Fashion,Vintage Food Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments Off on A Birthday in Wonderland

Cakes all upside-down and black & white!

Picture of a tiered black and white cakeHow do you find gorgeous cakes for big events to suit a quirky or really innovative theme? We’ve just found a really clever and local speciality cake designer who’s beautiful themed cakes are both stunning and gorgeous – heaven!

Visions is based in Weymouth and offer a fabulous range of bespoke cake and flower designs that we think are fantastic. Whether you’re looking for the more traditional pure black & white tiered cakes for formal Black and White Parties (old b&w movies, gin slings and formal black & white dress a must!) or if you’ve a particular theme in mind then check out what Denise and her team are offering.

We loved the cakes that Visions were exhibiting at Bennetts Wedding Fair – the Water Fall inspired cake was really pretty and delicate but what impressed us most of all was the Upside Down tiered cake which alongside all of those deep red roses we think would be perfect for a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party! See our pictures here and let us know what you think … or visit the Visions Website for more inspiration!

Waterfall Cake Upside Down Cake


Published by vdorset, on 21st September 2010 at 12:56 pm. Filled under: Vintage Arts,Vintage Events,Vintage Food Tags: , , , , , , , , , , Comments Off on Cakes all upside-down and black & white!