Kara's Party Ideas Mad Hatter Tea Party Playdate Alice In Wonderland Planning Ideas

How darling is this MOMMY AND ME MAD HATTER TEA PARTY submitted by Heidi of Ira & Lucy! What a fun idea…host a mother daughter play-date / tea party!

Heidi said- “This Mommy & Me Mad Hatter Tea Party came to life when I volunteered to the mommies in my mommy group that I would LOVE to design, style and prop a kid-themed party. Mom of twins, Kate, immediately emailed me that she had always wanted to do an Alice In Wonderland themed party. So, Judy and I jumped at the chance to design the event and let’s just say we had a blast!

We thought that bold colors best displayed the wonderland’s exotic “mad” color scheme. With peacock feathers as the perfect color combination, we headed to our local craft stores and selected feathers of blues, purples, teals and golds along with vibrant bold silk flowers. We opted for silk flowers, that could be sturdy and “baby resistant” in case some were snatched up by little fingers.

In keeping with the “Mad Hatter” style, the table was set with our mismatched china, ornate plate chargers, vintage silverware, lace doilies, custom made table runners and china dessert stands. Judy did an amazing job making the china plate dessert stands, runners and pillows! Feel free to send us an email if you are interested in our designing any custom decor pieces (runners, pillows, china dessert stands, etc.). [email protected]

We up-cycled old glass bowls, plates and vases into wonderland mushrooms. This had to have been one of the most fun details we designed! Of course, any opportunity to spray paint and we’re all for it! Don’t they look fab?!

Yes, Ira & Lucy is primarily a Vintage Prop Rental business, but as you can see we LOVE designing the whole event! Hand sewing these Alice Aprons and Little Boy Bow Tie Vest onesies made for great gifts for all the mommies and added the perfect finishing touch. The stool the twins are sitting on, fondly named Toby, is a great piece for events. We’ve designed it with a removable cover just in case our clients want a different color/pattern. Athena, the shabby chic dining table works for so many occasions. I can’t wait to see her as the head table for a bridal party. View our furniture inventory (here). Architectural elements, such as our vintage doors represented the beginning scenes of Alice’s journey into Wonderland.”

Vendors and Credits:

Conceptual Design | Styling | Props- Ira & Lucy

Alice Aprons & Vest Bow Tie Onesies- Ira & Lucy ETSY

Stationary & Graphic Design- Kate Smith

Desserts- Adrian Joy

Photography- Jonnathan Paul Creative

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  1. Palm Beach Parties says:

    Kara this is such a sweet party! I LOVE that there is a group of mommies that took part! And the jewel tone color scheme is adorable!