Whimsical Mad Hatter Tea Party

Coryanne Ettiene shot this whimsical themed Alice in Wonderland tea party in her garden. Take a peek at the table she created with things she had on hand and just a few handmade embellishments.

It's certainly a very different approach to the Alice in Wonderland story Tim Burton created! With the bright blues, greens and yellows paired with lots of flowers, this dainty spread is perfect for a little girl's birthday celebration during the spring or summer months.


  • Think whimsical, fantasy and creative when decorating your Mad Hatter Tea Party … after all, if flowers can sing a melody, anything can happen in Wonderland, so be as adventurous with your décor as Alice was on her adventures.

  • We decided to use a blue, green and yellow color scheme, then accented with a little pink and red. The idea behind the choice was to create a cohesive, spring look, but still add mismatched distraction throughout the table - this is a table modeled off the Mad Hatter after all!

  • Be creative with your teacups and teapots, use them as vases and table décor to keep the table entertaining and whimsical.

  • Every little girl loves Alice’s adventure in the floral garden, bring the singing flowers to life by topping your cakes with flowers.

  • Alice was encouraged to drink during her adventures in Wonderland, do the same with your Mad Hatters.

  • Alice was never far from a toad stool, your Mad Hatters will feel like they are on their own adventure with a few decorating the table.

  • Shiny sparkly trinkets are always a hit, and the Mad Hatter Tea Party had plenty of crystal trinkets to spark the imagination.

  • Keep the adventure going long after the party with darling tea party gifts, like their own tea strainer. 

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