Make this quintessential tradition of afternoon tea extra special
Come for tea with Beautifully British! Afternoon tea is trending right now across the UK and what better way to do it than in style. Here’s four ways to spruce up your teatime!
Designed in London by Sara Smith, this new edition of English bone china has been designed in London and crafted in Stoke-on-Trent. This elegant boxed set includes four beautiful teacups and saucers in beautiful colours including Sicilian lemon, chartreuse green, Cambridge blue and iced mulberry.
The set has been hand gilded with 18 carat gold to reflect the shapes and patterns of vintage tea sets while the rich colours and generous proportions are distinctly modern. Sara Smith works with a company founded nearly 250 years ago, which uses the most skilled craftspeople where each piece is created to build on the incredible heritage of bone china production in Stoke-on-Trent, while offering teacups and saucers, which are a joy to use today.
Sara Smith, £160
Wow it doesn’t get more fancy than these – fashion shaped cookies. Feed your fashion addiction with a box of fashion cookies from Baked by Steph. There are 17 styles and colours for you to choose from and you can mix and match to reflect your own personal style. Struggling to decide what to choose, then opt for ‘Surprise me!’ from the list and they will send you a random selection. We absolutely love these and cannot wait to try them!
Baked By Steph
Naked Cakes have become really popular and are stripped back to reveal the real beauty in the ingredients that is usually hidden by buttercream.
Choose from four fresh new flavours that are guaranteed to wow your guests including this banoffee one, which is topped with fruits and layered with mascarpone – yum! If you love this you’ll also love the cupcakes they do, check them out on the Lolas’ website too.
During the reign of Queen Victoria, every home owned a teapot. While Charleston has disappeared, the humble Brown Betty teapot has remained a firm favourite with tea drinkers. The shape of the pot causes the tea leaves to be gently swirled around as the boiling water is added producing a wonderful infusion. The red terracotta clay with its Rockingham glaze coddles the brew and gives the perfect cup of tea. This handmade teapot provides four cups of tea and is embossed with the Brown Betty Staffordshire logo.
Brown Betty Teapot Tea
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