Time for Tea

Earlier in the year one of my customers got in touch with a very special request for her daughters birthday. She knew exactly what she wanted but also gave me a bit of scope to add my own stamp to the project.

Over the next few weeks it all came together & it was great fun posting little teasers on my instagram and Facebook pages.

The first thing I made was this, a cute little cup & saucer.
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Another cup and the beginnings of the tea pot came next

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Followed by more cups, plates, a sugarbowl and some biscuits.

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this little too the teaser went down well on facebook & everyone started to get quite excited.

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Then I tackled some tiny cupcakes, which, like all the other element, came with their own challenges, anf. I finished the teapot, adding some flower decorations.

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Then suddenly, then suddenly, the tea service was done. A teapot and cups, a milk jug, sugarbowl complete with sugar lumps and a spoon to serve them.

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Adding the plates, sandwiches, cakes and biscuits really made the tea set come to life, and the additional picnic blanket made it the perfect play set for any child.

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It was one of those projects that I was excited about the whole way through because every element was different and required a bit of thought to get it right. I was SO pleased with the finisjed result and I had some great feedback from the lady who ordered it too.

One day there will be a pattern for this, I just need to find the time to make another!!

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