Cake stands that look like they came from a boutique rather than Dollar Tree. (tart pans and spray paint made the difference)
I do this every year for all three of my kids bdays - they love it.
large ice cubes for punch
bake sale packaging
Backyard drive-in movie party. The kids decorated their "cars" with stickers and markers before the movie. Great party idea!
How to make an owl shaped cake out of two round cakes.
tulle princess wands
Cut a noodle and tie a rope through it, around a Rubbermaid bin. Genius.
Chandelier turned into a serving center. Or use it as a chandelier with candles (could work outside, too).