my fellow space travellers, are you ready to blast off with some
far-out ideas for your space table? Let's try to make your party
launch pad out-of-this-world.
To get the
kids really excited, your space table should look like it's straight
from the space age. You can start by cutting some inexpensive,
metallic fabric into a table cloth and covering the table with
it. However, if you have the means to go all out, you can achieve
a really cool look by placing a Lucite overlay on top of the table.
Plug it into a battery pack, and watch the magic table light up.
chairs with spandex material. Being stretchy, black spandex works
really well and you can pull it down onto the legs of the chairs
and change their whole look. Using a different colour spandex,
such as space age silver, cut out smaller pieces into rings which
will fit over the back of each chair.
centrepiece for your table is something of the fibre optic variety.
With its lights changing colours, it really speaks to outerspace.
As well, place tiny mirror disks around the centrepiece. They
add a great look, and you can tell the kids that they can place
their hands on them and call the mother ship and she'll send some
more birthday cake.
cups and plates work perfectly and they save you having to do
the dishes. At each place setting, provide a large plate for planetary
pizza and a small plate for birthday cake. Use paper napkins and
attach star stickers onto them. For cutlery, plastic will work,
but if you can find some space age style utensils, such as our
stainless steel with black handles, they will work really well
could involve doing a treatment on inexpensive rose bowls. Simply
add some various coloured crumpled up metallic paper, which you
can pick up at a card or craft store and stuff it into the bowls.
Invert the bowls and place them around the table so that they
look like magical orbs. Space-style confetti, such as stars, look
great scattered around the table. Stick glow sticks in the back
of each kid's chair and they can take them home in their loot
bag at the end of the night. Finally, hang a magical mirror ball
from the ceiling above the table to create a sparkling touch.
The most important
thing when creating this look is to have fun with it; after all,
that is the goal for your kid's space party. By the time everything
is in place, you will be certain that you've arrived in outerspace!