How to Make a Victorian Themed Tea Party Centerpiece

Old fashioned elegant wedding centerpieces. Victorian themed weddings bring to mind Victorian tied cascading bouquets, flowered teapots, lavender scented sachets, lace hankies, cupids in hearts, and long women's gloves.

Let me show you how to make wonderful handmade wedding centerpieces just like a florist.

Victorian Wreath of Flowers as Centerpieces

Turn a simple OASIS ring into a beautiful Victorian centerpiece for your wedding tables.

This centerpiece is incredibly easy to make and are perfect for the busy DIY bride.

Place an elegant teapot in the center and surround with babies breath, roses and sweet peas. Perhaps you'd rather use a jewelry box, opened, and spilling out with pearls and other old-fashioned jewelry.

This white centerpiece uses a vase of white roses set inside an OASIS Design ring.

Suggested Flowers for a Victorian Tea Party Wedding Theme

Flowers that are usually in season are:

Rose/Pink Colors: pink stock, stargazer lilies, deep pink waxflower, white escimo roses and pink (or burgandy alstroemeria) and babies breath.

Creams/Golds creamy white escimo roses, cream stock, white stephonitis, yellow alstroemeria, white waxflower and babies breath


Cool Water lavender rose, blue delphinium, purple/blue lisianthus, creamy white sweetheart roses, lavender stock, lavender freesia, light pink waxflower, and white babies breath.

Victorian Tussy Mussie Bouquet Handles

These bouquet handles by Smithers-Oasis remind one of the old fashioned tussie mussie holders - but are a whole lot more practical!

Filled with OASIS® foam, they provide water to your blossoms so your bouquet will stay fresh throughout the night.

Here are a few old-fashioned bouquets that may fit in with a Victorian Tea Party wedding.

This hot pink bouquet is made with peonies, sweet peas and white and pink roses. Everything out of an old-fashioned garden!

For another Victorian themed look, this bouquet has orchids, pink heather and stephanotis.

This simple bouquet below has elegance - but a classy addition of pearls tucked in between the roses. This clutch is adorned with french braided tulle and pearls.

This bouquet shows the tussie mussie silver holder to full advantage. It would fit very well in with a Victorian themed wedding. Aren't the pearls banded around the roses sweet?

Ideas for a Victorian Themed Wedding Cake

For an old fashioned romantic cake, you may want to keep it simple and top it with a teacup full of posies and accented with an elegant ribbon.

Be sure to remind your cake vendor to put an additional support plate under the top layer to hold the weight of the teacup and flowers! See more wedding cake styles that may be adapted fit your Victorian Wedding theme. Feel free to change colors, ribbons . . . even adding cake jewelry!

Victorian Wedding Cake Topper

Seated on an old-fashioned settee, this lovely Victorian couple are gazing into one another's eyes. This figurine is by Wilton cakes and is can be painted to your preference.

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