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A Modern Alice in Wonderland Wedding

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Alice in Wonderland Wedding tablescape, dress, and place settings

This modern & whimsical Alice in Wonderland Inspired Wedding theme by the super-sweet Rebecca of A Blissful Nest will instantly transport you to fairytale-land!  Between the vibrant colors, perfectly eclectic place settings, larger-than-real-life bridal bow, and movie-inspired paper details, Rebecca definitely brought the magic of Wonderland to life!

I’m especially loving the colorful tissue pom “chandelier” (such a great DIY element!) and special attention to sparkly details – like rock candy stir sticks and rhinestone-bedecked bridal bouquet and ribbon buckles. This is fantastic inspiration for everything from fairytale weddings to birthday parties (or UN-birthdays of course!).

Alice in Wonderland Wedding tablescape, dress, and place settings

Read on for more colorful, whimsical images (as captured by Nicole Benitez) & party details…

Alice in Wonderland Wedding tablescape, dress, and place settings

Alice in Wonderland Wedding tablescape, dress, and place settings

Alice in Wonderland Wedding tablescape, dress, and place settings

Alice in Wonderland Wedding tablescape, dress, and place settings

Alice in Wonderland Wedding tablescape, dress, and place settings

Alice in Wonderland Wedding tablescape, dress, and place settings

Alice in Wonderland Wedding tablescape, dress, and place settings

Alice in Wonderland Wedding tablescape, dress, and place settings

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PARTY DETAILS, as told by Rebekah

“I thought you might like the visual eye candy of this Alice In Wonderland inspired shoot! It is bright and bold with a modern flair; taking more after the Tim Burton version of the movie. It’s styled for a wedding-related event, but could be easily adapted into a children’s party with fun twists. A typically Mad Hatter tea party was set with vintage china, rich desserts, and whimsical knick-knacks.

First we selected a color palette of red, black, hot pink, and turquoise, then used patterns in unexpected combination’s to add just enough quirkiness. I used lots of embellishments such as mix matched ribbons,  rhinestone buckles, and layering fabrics, placemats and napkins. This creates depth on a table and ties all the elements together.

The best part of a tea party is the food! A triple layer mouse cake with whipped cream topped with fresh berries, cupcakes with strawberries with a yummy glaze over the top and wide array of assorted candy play to the wonderful indulgence of a sweet afternoon tea party.

Of course you have to have favors for your guests to take home. These little white boxes had candy ring pops nestled inside on a bed of sixlets. Then tied with some of our Alice in Wonderland inspired party printables.”

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By |2017-02-02T15:23:27+00:00December 14th, 2011|Theme Parties, Weddings|

About the Author:

Jennifer Sbranti is the founder of Hostess with the Mostess®, a creative living and party planning resource established in 2006. She lives in Northern California with her husband, Sonny, and daughters Macy (8) and Rylie (6). Sbranti’s work has been featured in media outlets such as Good Morning America, The Today Show, Real Simple, People, InStyle Weddings, and Extra! TV. She has designed creative content and unique live events for several well-respected brands, including Mattel, Coca-Cola, The Hershey Company, Toys”R”Us, Pottery Barn Kids, and Starbucks.

9 Comments

  1. Rebekah {A Blissful Nest} December 14, 2011 at 8:30 am

    What a wonderful surprise to wake up and see our Alice shoot here! Thank you so much to the ladies at HWTM for a fabulous feature.

  2. nicolebenitez December 14, 2011 at 9:09 am

    oHHH.. what a fun way to start my Wednesday! thank you so much for the feature ladies!! oxox

  3. daniellearcese December 14, 2011 at 12:47 pm

    Gorgeous colors! I just bought that silver cake stand from Target this picture gave me some great inspiration on how to use it!

  4. Paula @ Frog Prince Paperie December 14, 2011 at 1:00 pm

    What a wonderfully vibrant feature! Great job, Rebekah!

  5. antique engagement rings December 15, 2011 at 3:49 am

    I love her necklace.. fantastic!

  6. Sam December 31, 2011 at 8:36 am

    I am seriously loving the gorgeous colors here.

  7. mONOGRAMMEDeVERYTHING January 3, 2012 at 4:55 pm

    Love it!!! Not sure about it as a wedding, for ME personally but this is super cute!!

  8. Sharon January 25, 2012 at 11:22 am

    This is gorgeous!!! Oh my goodness!! Check out our Alice party we did for The Jimmy Fund for cancer.. what fun we had! :)
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  9. S and Co. August 8, 2012 at 12:49 am

    Hi, you have inspired me making my daughter’s birthday party. Check it out on my blog and kindly give me your opinion. Thank you

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