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Alice in Wonderland Inspired Birthday Party

When her little girl Lauren was about to turn nine, Tamara Poppitt of Poppy Photography wanted to do something super special for her. Lauren wanted the party to be a surprise, so after agreeing on the tea party theme, the rest of the plans were kept secret. She arrived on the day of the party after a night at her grandparents' house to find a red and blue, Alice in Wonderland inspired birthday party loaded with thoughtful and fun details. Streamers and a yarn chandelier created by Tamara hung overhead, while little "eat me" and "drink me" signs adorned the refreshments. Lauren even had her own Alice costume, hand sewn by her aunt. Rook & Rose Floral Design Boutique provided lovely floral design that accented the party perfectly. To see more of this charming tea party, stop by the full gallery.


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vendors & sources

Photography, Paper Goods, Sewn Streamers, and Yarn Chandelier:
Milk bottles, paper straws, muffin cups, and bakers twine:
Food: Alison Guidoriagao, friend
China and Silver Tea Service: Nana Carla
Cake: Nana Gail
Alice in Wonderland costume: Sewn by her Auntie Anne Poppitt with inspiration from Etsy