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A complete DIY Tea Party 1st birthday with no pre-fab party materials. Everything was made by mommy for under $75!
- Invitations were created using a Cricut machine and Sure Cuts A Lot software.
- Cake was covered and decorated using modeling chocolate (much easier & tastier than fondant!).
- All serving ware, teapots, plates, etc. were things from around the house.
Find more at my blog: http://www.sewcando.com/2010/08/tea-party-1st-birthday-on-budget.html
Birthday girl in her handmade tea dress to match the party
What People Ate
Tea sandwiches (homemade jelly and cucumber options) and cookies
What People Drank
Sweet tea and lemonade
Favorite DIY Feature
Using conduit pipe wrapped in crepe paper to hold up the bunting.
Fabric yardage was used as tablecloths, flowers were all silk bouquets left over from Easter. All teapot accents were cut from cardstock on the Cricut and then taped to containers.
Modeling Chocolate covered cake, cupcakes