Tuesday, March 30, 2010

We're All Mad Here!!!

Planning a birthday party is a piece of work! We couldn't have pulled off a successful party without some help (internet & local people/businesses)!

First off, I would like to thank The Long Thread for your Alice in Wonderland Blog! It's awesome! Thank you for your FREE downloadable (Alice themed) PDFs (garlands, party hats & stickers)! They helped set the scene of the party!

(Other "poker suit" garlands from Party City,
Black & White striped ribbon from The Paper Garden)

Next, the look would not have been completed without the help of
Angel contacted her to get the Mad Tea Party Decorations (mushrooms, flowers, large tea pots & signs). I have to say, they were incredible!

The other tea settings (both miniature & normal cups & saucers) are from my mom's personal collection. Chairs supplied by our cousin Lacey at Celebrations.

I can't forget to thank a good friend, Jacqueline, for creating this wonderful & yummy Cheshire Cat cake! It was breath-taking (even though her daughter Mara decided to jostle it around like it was a toy)! Thank you for all your time & effort!!!

(candles found at The Party Concierge)

It certainly put a smile on Mari's face!

I also found some help and inspiration from Disney Family.com - Everything Alice
(cupcakes, shrink charms & party favors including other FREE downloadable PDFs).
Including these scrumptious tea cup cupcakes:

Thank you also to Mona at Gatherings! You went out of your way to get this top hat out of storage for me! If you look really closely at the first picture of this blog you might see a fantastic Alice clock I found in her shop! I gave it to Mari as a birthday present.

A BIG Thank You to all who helped make Marianna's 12th birthday tea party a success! Hopefully I didn't leave anyone out! Please forgive me if I did!

....Stay tuned for costumes! >^..^<


Angel said...

I still can't believe that even with all that help it was still labor intensive!

Peptogirl said...

Everything looks great! I bet she had a blast!