The tent effect was made with $1 plastic tablecloths cut in half lengthwise and tacked to the ceiling. It really gave the room a dramatic look for very little money. Use the same technique to make the swags over the doors and archways.

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TO DO: Remember to use birthday cake sprinkles with tea lights in a votive as table decor..cute for a birthday party!

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Dr. Seuss Birthday Party on a Budget! on http://pizzazzerie.com

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Black light party decos. for the installation

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Idea for mermaid grotto

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spy party?

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on the good ship lollipop

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melted witch punch

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We have the ruby slippers and striped tights -- now I just have to try making washable sidewalk chalk so our guests can follow the yellow brick road to our door.

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food sign idea

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Cake to celebrate the success of the atomic testing program, 1946

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Adorable first party that could be translated to others as well- love it!

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party ideas

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I love this cake! :)

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beatles cake. peter max reference

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Dr Seuss cake

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mad hatters tea party

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~ tea service cookie stand from Anthropologie (no longer available in US, but would also make a great DIY project)

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mixed cake plates

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mini balloons under glass and purple chains

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Candy land

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printable Ugly Sweater Christmas Party invitations from chachkedesigns on etsy! :)

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Roaring 20s progressive party.

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Alice in Wonderland cake - Queen of Hearts

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Hedgehogs!

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