g Text Version
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
News & Politics
Religion & Spirituality
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies

Bored? Games!
Take a Quiz
Rate My Photo

Autism Spectrum Disorders
Mental Health
Blogs / Social Networking
Kidney Disease
Today in History

All times in EST

Low Carb: 8:00 PM

Full Schedule
g Party Planning Site

BellaOnline's Party Planning Editor


Alice In Wonderland Unbirthday

Guest Author - Amelia Johnson

Throw a special Alice In Wonderland Unbirthday party using the following tips.

The Invitation:

Print out date, time, location of party on your computer in crazy font on white cardstock. Using oversize playing cards, cut out to fit size and sandwich between two cards. Punch hole in cards and invite and tie together with a piece of ribbon. Using same font print "open me" on envelopes and place invitations inside. Hand deliver or write addresses on in calligraphy. Let guests know what kind of party this will be, and ask them to dress in their silliest outfits.

The Decoration:

Use bright colors to decorate. Use either a red/black/white or a blue/pink/yellow/lime color scheme. The following tips are based on a red/black/white them, but could be altered to fit either.


What you need:

3 teacups in white or black
18 craft store roses half red, half white
red paint and brush
large playing cards


Cut flowers apart if in bundles so they will fit into cups. Use paintbrush to messily apply red paint to white rose tips and some petals. Let Dry.

Stick an equal amount of flowers in each cup. Place a few playing cards in each cup between the flowers. Display in center of table or on entryway tables.

Other decorating tips:

-Make signs that say "this way" "that way" "wrong way" "the other way" etc and hang them around the house.
-Bunch several chinese lanterns above the dining table at various heights.
-Place different size chairs in various heights around the table (if you have them). If available use a recliner or other large chair at the head of the table, draped in a silky fabric (which will double as protection from spills)
-Draw & cut out characters from the books and place around party area.
-Use tea set to serve beverages or a whimsical pitcher. Write "Drink me" on decorative tags and using twine or ribbon, tie to all tea cups, bottles, or pitchers that will be used.
-Make place cards with the names of everyone in attendance either spelled backwards or printed upside down.
-If decorating the outside of the party area, use a balloon arch with black/red balloons to resemble going down the rabbit hole.

The Games:

-Flamingo Croquet (play traditional croquet and position flamingos next to the spikes)
-Cookie eating contest: see how many cookies guests can consume in 1 minute
-Flower decorating: give guests a white rose and a red marker and see who can color the most area in 1 minute.
-Tea Cup relay race: place tea cup with tap water in it on your head and race to travel to a check point and back first.

The Food:

-Bake heart shaped cookies and ice them. Write "eat me" on them in different color icings. Place various cookie decorations around the tray in small bowls and let guests decorate their own cookies.
-Pick 3 different cake flavors that go together and make 3 different size cake rounds. Ice individually in different colors and stack together.
-Traditional finger sandwiches or scones
-If serving punch, place two separate kinds side by side and label "shrink" and "grow"

Good luck and have fun!
Add Alice+In+Wonderland+Unbirthday to Twitter Add Alice+In+Wonderland+Unbirthday to Facebook Add Alice+In+Wonderland+Unbirthday to MySpace Add Alice+In+Wonderland+Unbirthday to Del.icio.us Digg Alice+In+Wonderland+Unbirthday Add Alice+In+Wonderland+Unbirthday to Yahoo My Web Add Alice+In+Wonderland+Unbirthday to Google Bookmarks Add Alice+In+Wonderland+Unbirthday to Stumbleupon Add Alice+In+Wonderland+Unbirthday to Reddit

RSS | Related Articles | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Previous Features | Site Map

For FREE email updates, subscribe to the Party Planning Newsletter

Past Issues

Printer Friendly
tell friend
Tell a Friend
Email Editor

Content copyright © 2015 by Amelia Johnson. All rights reserved.
This content was written by Amelia Johnson. If you wish to use this content in any manner, you need written permission. Contact Shalia Hayes for details.


g features
Cheerleader Theme Party Ideas

Chocolate Fondue Recipe Ideas

Hosting a Cookie Party

Archives | Site Map


Past Issues

Less than Monthly

BellaOnline on Facebook

| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2015 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.

BellaOnline Editor