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Tea. An aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the Camellia sinensis, an evergreen shrub (bush) native to East Asia. After water, it is the most widely consumed drink in the world. This according to Wikipedia.  Whateevveerr.  All I know is that there is nothing better than a hot cup of tea, or two, or three to get my morning, my afternoon and my evening started.  Laughs. And ice tea is served year-round in my home as well.  I also make a pretty mean currant scone which would make my British/Irish/Scot ancestors proud.  So it should be no surprise that I would pay homage to tea at Petit Lac Des Cygnes.

Antoinette's 1b

Several builds were considered before settling on the Pavilion de Boulogne by China & Goodies.  It’s not a massive structure; four rooms in all measuring 19 meters x 24 meters.  Land impact is on the heavy side, but the Pavilion textures and overall appearance are outstanding.

The vestibule is the first room you enter.  Its furnishings while ornate are kept to a minimum.  In the center of the room is a round table with a small portrait of Marie Antoinette, for which the Pavilion is named.  Lilacs scent the air.


Off to one side of the vestibule is the former boudoir now a private dining room for two.

Antoinette's - Private Dining1b

Returning to the vestibule, through the double doors you will find the oval Grand salon.  Here is the main tearoom furnished with white wrought iron furniture, afternoon tea, and all the trimmings.  The doors can be opened to catch the gentle breeze.


On the other side of the vestibule is a “raucheffoir,” or small warming kitchen where tea and all it entails is prepared.


Outside in the surrounding garden are tables, each set with a different tea set that is interactive.  Armillaries house an intan, birds chirp merrily, water trickles softly from the fountain while lights twinkle through the maple trees.  A lovely spot for friends to gather or maybe a romantic interlude for two?


Your ride can be found here.  Be kind to one another.  TWMA♥

I would like to thank:

1st Photo

China & Goodies: Pavilion de Boulogne

3D Trees: Golden Shower Tree

Onsu: Night Soil Planters

Botanical: Boxwood Hedge, Maple Tree

Studio-Skye: Sakura Tree

Novus: Fondness Statue

Morf’s Mesh: Wrought Iron Sign

Apple Fall: Wrought Iron Table and Chair from Christmas Bake Off Gacha

2nd Photo

China & Goodies: Louis XVI Bibliotheque Table, Bronze Trianon Chandelier, Gilt Sconce en treillage, Mantel Astronomical clock, Bouquet of porcelain WHITE lilacs, Bouquet of porcelain lilac lilacs, Chenet a la Chimay, fireplace logs

Fancy Decor: Printemps Mirror, Faline Candlestick, Printemps Box

Ariskea: Letters from Versailles Gacha

Theory: French Ormolu Photo frame

3rd Photo

La Galleria: LOVER’S Table, Kerman-Light-Blue-Ivory-Gold RUG

Tres Beau: Slipper Chair

Fancy Decor: Printemps Mirror, Printemps Candlestick, Spencer Paintings

Bazar: Forest Dining Set Place Setting

China & Goodies: Montgolfier Chandelier, Pendulum de Minerve, Chenet a la Chimay, fireplace logs

Ordem da Rosa: Antique Cupped Drapes

Ariskea: Les demoiselles Portraits and Marie Antoinette Letter from Versailles Gacha

LODE: Royalty Vase [Crimson]

4th Photo

Spargel & Shine: Bistro table & Chair

Erratic: Tea Service from An English Afternoon Gacha

China & Goodies: Bronze Trianon Chandelier

Ordem da Rosa: Antique Cupped Drapes

Nomad: Classic Fountain

Studio-Skye: Sakura Tree

5th Photo

Apple Fall: Plantation Dining Table, Neva’s Kitchen Shelf RARE, Hanging Wicker Basket, Pestle & Mortar, Silver Antiqued Rabbit, Lovebirds Candle, Recipe Books, Rusted Flour Tin, Rolling Pins Assorted, Sourbread Loaf in Tin, Stockholm Entry Cabinet RARE, Reaching Plant common, Gourds in Vintage Bowl, Neva’s Antique Scales, Pan Rack, Elvira Teapot

Spargel & Shine: Fanny’s Lace Curtains

Post: Marquette Gas Stove, Marquette Sink, Marquette Monitor Top Refrigerator, Wood Floor Grate, Marquette Braid Rug

Dutchie: vintage metal dishrack, sand, soap and soda set,

Floorplan: vintage egg basket, le lait can

tres blah: Dirty Dishes from Hodgepodge Gacha

Hive: hanging glass light

6th Photo

Apple Fall: Wrought Iron Table and Chair from Christmas Bake Off Gacha

Botanical: Boxwood Hedge, Maple Tree

Nomad: Classic Fountain

Robin(S)Woods: Tea Set Pure White v3.1

Onsu: Night Soil Planter

Medieval Fantasy: Adonis with greyhound dog

Silas Merlin: Cupid from Marble Statue Gacha 2, Psyche from Marble Statue Gacha 6

The Secret Store: Lavender from Wild Flowers Gacha

Hive: worn garden bench

Pixel Mode: Armillary

3D Trees: Cypress tree, Golden Shower Tree, Wisteria

China & Goodies: Pavilion de Boulogne