Easter Tea Time: Florals, Neon, Chocolate & Geometrics!

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This year in the UK, Easter Sunday falls on the day that clocks go forward, so it’s a sign that spring is truly here! To celebrate, we ditched the traditional pastel palette and opted for vibrant and zingy hues – perfect for the season where nature springs back to life.

This Tablescape makes a bold statement. I layered patterns on patterns, clashing delicate spring florals with sharp geometric prints. I mixed materials, from china and glassware to plastic egg cups and melamine plates. Of course, it wouldn’t be Easter without chocolate bunnies and decorated eggs, and it wouldn’t be a tea party without pretty china and home-baked treats, so there’s plenty of those too. Above all, however, it’s a glorious celebration of colour. In fact, when my husband walked in, he did a double-take and dead-panned ‘… I think that table needs some colour!’ Continue reading

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Humpday Happiness: Tropical Tea Time.

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The wonderful Australian tea emporium, T2, has recently opened branches in London. I’ve been enjoying their Black Rose infusion, an intensely fragranced mix of black tea, rose petals, papaya and mango bits, and blue cornflower blossoms. It looks beautiful, smells delicious and tastes lovely too!

Humpday Happiness is a new weekly feature on Jenni’s Table. Think of it as a little Wednesday treat to help you through your week!