We love聽weddings, but we聽especially聽love royal聽weddings聽(*grabs聽fascinator*).聽So it should come as no surprise that we鈥檝e been formulating our own watch plans for聽Prince Harry聽and Meghan Markle鈥檚聽big day since we first got word of their聽engagement. If you鈥檙e in the same boat (your fascinator looks great, too), we鈥檝e聽we gathered the best tips, tricks, and DIYs to know to host a royal wedding viewing party on May 19 that truly takes the (wedding) cake.聽 Our founder and CEO Brit Morin shared these with the audience on Good Morning America (see the video above!) , and we鈥檙e here to gie you the full recipes and deets. Scroll聽down to get the celebration started!

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diy tea sandwiches

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Going with classic British dishes is a no-brainer for your shindig, and there鈥檚 nothing that鈥檚 more on theme than traditional finger sandwiches. All you need are a few different types of bread, toppings, and cookie cutters to聽create聽these tasty bite-sized聽treats for聽all of your guests to nosh on during the event.

Ingredients:

Instructions:

Allow guests to assemble their own finger sandwiches, using cookie cutters聽to create fun shapes and garnishing to their own tastes and preferences.

elderflower cupcakes

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The couple聽will serve lemon elderflower cake in聽lieu of the traditional聽British wedding fruitcake. To聽pay homage to their sweet taste, whip up your own delish cupcake version.聽

Once it鈥檚 ready, take your dish up a notch by displaying on聽a fancy tiered stand. If you don鈥檛 have one on hand, DIY it by hot-gluing two聽candle stick holders between three decorative plates. Once the glue dries,聽top the stand off with an artfully arranged display of聽cupcakes. Finish聽it off聽with these cheeky, printable decorative toppers that provide the *perfect* finishing touch.

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Make and bake cupcakes according to package instructions. Add 1 tablespoon elderflower syrup to batter. Allow to cool completely.
  2. Meanwhile,聽use frosting according to package instructions. Add salted butter if desired for better flavor.
  3. Ice cupcakes and garnish with the cupcake toppers. (Note: We sized ours down to match our mini cupcakes.)

british trifle

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The more desserts, the merrier! Pair ripe berries聽and and聽light-as-air angel food cake and add聽creamy Cool Whip for another聽delectable option聽that鈥檒l rule the buffet table. After laying in all the delicious ingredients, finish off your breakfast-friendly creation with a topper聽fashioned after the British flag.聽Then,聽dig in and enjoy!

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Ingredients:

Instructions:

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1. In a large clear trifle bowl, make a layer of angel food cake and dollop 鈪 of the pudding on top. Carefully lay strawberries, cut side exposed, around perimeter of glass bowl.

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2. Fill with 陆 the container of Cool Whip. Repeat process until you have 1 inch of space remaining in the bowl.

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3. To form British flag聽using berries and cream on top, assemble raspberries so they form a cross. Create diagonal lines of raspberries in between each right angle to form 8 triangles.

4. Fill in each of the eight triangles with blueberries. Carefully create white lines in between all raspberries and blueberries with Reddi Wip to complete the flag.

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tea-making station

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With the ceremony set to聽begin at 7am ET (4am PT!), caffeine is a *must*.聽Instead of your usual morning brew,聽present your guests with their own聽cuppa complete with聽customized聽tea bags and cheeky tags (鈥淗arry鈥檚 Getting Married!鈥).

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To make your聽tea bags, cut聽a coffee filter into a rectangle. Place your tea in the center聽of it, folding the sides into the middle and twisting the material. Wrap the string around the bag several times to secure. Top them off with a聽custom printable tea聽tag to finish. Then sip 鈥 pinkies up!

DIY paper flowers

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Hello, gorgeous decor! This next idea ties in the theme of 鈥渟pringtime in England.鈥 Using this DIY crepe paper flower聽tutorial, you can create a stunning centerpiece for all of Your Royal Highnesses. Try draping cascading garlands of聽handmade聽tissue flowers聽or聽paper ranunculus聽to really bring the blooming theme home. Either route you go (we encourage both!), be sure to have a camera handy to snap your final creations and share them with us @BritandCo!

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(Styling + DIY Production: Cassidy Miller + Kayla Haykin,聽Photography: Brittany Griffin)