This Alice In Wonderland Tea Party is an incredible way to immerse your guests into the whimsical world of a classic tale where anything can happen. The setting for this Tea Party was a local Bakery Shop we used for our daughters 6th birthday. We wanted these sweet girls to feel as though they were actually dining at the Mad Hatters table.
Be thoughtful about your focal points.
Children’s parties are always so fun because you’re only limited by your own imagination. Borrowing inspiration from such a well known work can give you an overwhelming amount of material to sift through. The key is narrowing down which elements you want to use as focal points. For this party I wanted to reflect “Wonderland”, but more specifically the Tea Party scene which gave a focused theme, but still offered a lot of creative options. The picture above looks like a lot, but there was definitely method to my Madness.
Include your guests as part of the theme.
One way I did this was through the Mad Hatter Hats (headbands). Each hat was hand made and full of fun and whimsy. I propped them atop of another fun personalized touch… hand painted tea cups that all said “drink me” with red roses.
It’s not a Tea Party without food.
Another focal point was the food. I wanted Tea party food kicked up a notch. We had several options for finger food snacks, one of my favorites was the edible topiary that represented “Painting the Roses Red”. I bought two topiaries and dipped strawberries in Red melting chocolate and secured them on the topiary with tooth picks. I put these on beside the main centerpiece… The stacked tea cup display. I loved collecting all of the teapots and tea cups for this party. I secured each one to the other by using Glue dots (Hobby Lobby). It’s a simple and indiscreet way to hold everything together.
Favors, not just for after the party.
One of my most favorite things at a party are the party favors! They not only are a fun and exciting gift for your guests but they can also act as part of the party décor itself.
For the favor table I used more stacked teapots and topped them with “Cheshire cat tails” Which is literally Pink marshmallows dipped in purple chocolate. In the center of the table I displayed replica mini tea cups and saucers that were the exact same as the larger ones the girls got to drink from.
Lastly I made an Alice printable and glued it on some polka dot take home boxes. They were filled with little petit fours that said “Eat Me” on them.
This was such a fun party to plan and host. My little Alice and her friends had a tea party to remember.
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