This is the child’s adirondack set I bought at a garage sale a few weeks ago for fifteen dollars. It was very well made but in terrible need of a little tlc.  I was more than happy to spend a little time to make this pair of chairs and table shine. 

  A lot of sanding, tightening some screws and several coats of red paint and it’s now a gift that I surprised  my Daughter-in-law at her baby shower  with.  This little shower guest enjoyed using it while she ate her cupcake.

I set it with a glass tea set that I have saved since I was very little.  She was thrilled to get it although it will have to be saved for a few years until our new grandaughter gets big enough to use it. 

I am sure that will happen much sooner than we think. 

 ~Childhood is the most beautiful of all life’s seasons.  ~Author Unknown
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25 Comments

  1. What a sweet find, I usually see sets like this for adults, but not for children. I love the red….so cheery!! Have a great VTT!

  2. I like children’s tea sets. I don’t still have mine, but I have my mother’s.

  3. That is just the cutest little table and chairs. The sweet little girl just sets it off.

  4. What an adorable little set- both the adirondacks AND the tea service. You have one lucky DIL and looks like you’ll soon have one spoiled little grandbaby as well! Happy VTT and thanks for sharing today!

  5. Ohhhhh, it’s beautiful, it’s sweet and it’s wonderfully magical. Any little one would love this beautiful set..
    Happy VTT..have a wonderful week..

  6. love the tea set and the table and chairs. You did a nice job refinishing them.

  7. This is such an adorable set! I want one!

    Happy VTT :)

  8. That table and chair set is adorable.
    Love the tea set. What a wonderful gift.

    Cute guest trying out everything.

  9. Teresa, What a special gift! From someone who knows about teatime, let me assure you that tea parties with grandchildren are the best! And before you know it, it will be happening. Enjoy! Pam x

  10. Oh, that is just an adorable set, and an adorable little girl enjoying it! Love the little tea set too!

  11. Perfect children’s garden party! Love the Adirondack table and chairs and you primped them to perfection. The china tea set is lovely!

  12. You did a wonderful job with the table and chairs. The tea set makes it perfect! I hope the new little owner will cherish them.

  13. what a cutie set! perfect for kids tea party! i love the red colour! happy VTT

  14. What a sweet tea party…my girls LOVE tp have tea parties. Love the vintage tea set.

  15. Everything is so charming! Love the table and chairs and the adorable tea set – what a wonderful gift!

    Happy VTT!
    Sally

  16. I am in love with that charming set!! What a treasure and a great VTT!!

    Love,
    Susan and Bentley
    xxoo

  17. Wow what an adorable set. I think the price was great. You mad it look so nice. I’m sure your daughter-in-law loved it very much.

  18. You did a beautiful job re-doing this table and chairs. And the little tea set is adorable- Really a treasure!

  19. Love the post and would love this set!
    I found you through VTT and have decided to become a follower of your blog, I’d like to invite you to become one at La Bella Vie as well.
    See you there!
    Terry

  20. That’s adorable! How fun for you…and a blessing for her :)

    Happy VTT!

    Sarah

  21. Great find & what a wonderful shower gift!
    It will be a treasure for the little DGD

  22. What an adorable set! I’m glad it found YOU! With your TLC and cute little tea set this is the perfect play set. ~ Sarah

  23. wow, teresa, another great find and another great refurbishing job. THis is just gorgeous – and your little guest is adorable in it!

  24. How great are these and they look wonderful. I posted children’s furniture for VTT this week also :)

  25. There is nothing I like better than tiny furnature and pretty little girls. What a little doll she is. I have four daughters, four granddaughters and two little great grandaughters! So adorable! And….I hope to have more…
    Your entire yard is a paradise! YOU do good!!! And the RED! My favoritest color in the world! :)