Alice In Weddingland
(Poe wrote on both).
So, after wandering around a bit, and online window shopping, I thought it would be really cool to try an Alice In Wonderland theme. I am making myself a white top hat fascinator with white fabric and pin-on flowers (I have 6 of them) based on this design:
Ivory Mini Top Hat Fascinator by Debenhams; £30.00
I am also on the waiting list for a piece of Alice In Fashionland couture jewellery that is a small bottle that says “Drink Me” on it:
Alice In Fashionland “Drink Me” Pendant
John is considering a top hat to go with his tux, since his tux is going to have a longer fitted jacket. I’m going to have to look at a cane for him (but nothing tasteless). I am also looking for a pocketwatch for him. If anyone thinks they have something fitting they can loan, that would be really cool. We’re going to sit down tonight and brainstorm, think if anything we haven’t committed money to yet can be changed at all. We have a really great, solid idea for our cake that is fun and affordable (same cupcake tree idea, only the topper is a stack of different top hats, one of which is the hatter’s, complete with the 10/6 size tag, topped with a teacup full of tea-colored gelatin), and totally works! We also have a couple of croquet sets at our disposal… 😀 We would be using chess sets as our centerpieces. Ours is plain glass and frosted glass.
There are a lot of really neat Alice In Wonderland-themed things available right now, and I foresee them becoming more available and less expensive as time wears on. If anyone sees anything that might fit, let me know, we’ll see if it works. Thanks!
We’ve been looking around online. This is by no means a new idea, but it’s just too fun to pass up!
-Dollar store travel chess sets at the tables
-Decks of cards at the tables (various card games, like Crib)
-Colored ribbon, balloons, lanterns
-Playing card table numbers
-Cookies shaped like Spades, Hearts, Clubs, Playing Cards, Diamonds, Teacups, Teapots, Hats, Rabbits and Mice
-Cookie tray has an “eat me” sign
-Aprons on the flowergirls
-Ushers dressed like Tweedle-Dee and Tweedle-Dum
-Poker-themed table cloths?
-Guests use mismatched tea sets with “drink me” tags on the handles
-Bride’s bouquet white roses half painted red…
-Hookah, teapot and chess set centerpieces
-Finger foods: crustless finger sandwiches, grapes, mini-muffins, pretzels, grapes, “Eat Me”, “Try Me” and “Take One” decorated cookies