Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Lily's "Tea' Birthday Party

(There are alot of pictures in this post-if you click on the picture-it gets bigger)
...It all started with this "wood confectionery set" I got for $4.98 at Pier 1 Import. I decided to throw Lily a Tea Party Birthday Party. She wasn't interested in tea at all, and wanted lots of games to play... but when I convinced her I'd plan some games, and it would be colorful, and beautiful - she was all for it.

I used the colors of the set for inspiration and decided to use my flower dishes for the place settings-just to keep it fresh and young.
I made tags for the candy jars using my paper and punches,

made some cupcake tags,

and some tags and pink paper bags for the goody bags and prize bags. ( The tags read "You Won!" and "Thank You")

Here are the goody bag prizes...

barrette and pony tail holders...


and erasers, pencil and pad.

All placed in these... (Martha Stewart punch used for edge of bags)

I bought these resin frames at the thrift store to place on the dining table...

I made a banner for behind the table too. (Used my Sizzix Big Shot and my Stampin' Up! banner die cut)

Lily helped get the food table ready. Ribbons on "her" chair. ( My friend April came over and she took some excellent shots for me )

Dining table ready-waiting on the guests...

Close up of table...

vase, flowers, & butterfly

tags on the straws

3 weeks baby picture...

4 years old

7 years old & rose frame...

Another-Aerial view of table...
Now---the moment for the Food table! LOTS OF PICTURES!


A front shot... I used my white square dishes, my apothecary jars, and my Martha Stewart cake plates.

Blurry-but a closer shot.

I bought the tissue puff balls and the yellow tablecloths at Price Busters. I covered a bulletin board for the backdrop. Wish it would have been larger.

table before all the food...

(setting up)

food gift bags

right side
candy dots, taffy, jelly beans and tea cookies.

cupcakes ( the icing started "melting"-I tried to fix them-didn't look so hot)

gift bags in a row, pineapple, cookies, candy and a little label that said "turkey cheese"

gum for the girls...

jelly beans close up...

Marshmallows, jelly beans, taffy, animal cookies..

another shot (empty cupcake glass jar for Lily's cupcake)

Her friend Rayn set up the grapes & cookies for me-excellent job!

girls waiting to eat and for guests to arrive..

friends talking...

table ready-right before eating

Lily and a cupcake right before singing...(she's totally embarrassed) Tag read "Birthday Girl"

table of food before...

table after!
They loved it and had a great time.

I was exhausted but glad she loved it!
Thanks for stopping by!

1 comment:

At Home with the Hill's said...

VERY VERY CUTE!!! Happy Birthday Lily!