Wagashi (sweets) served prior to the ceremony (Macchamochi & Kasutera). I purchased these from Minamoto Kitchoan in midtown.
Austin and Kaleigh bringing my ceremony to a borderline offensive level.
My "floral" arrangement + scroll, which each guest must view/bow to before taking their seat for the ceremony.
Utensil placement from my point-of-view.
Cold water container, tea bowl, tea scoop, whisk, and tea container.
Guest of honor taking the first sip.