your invitation attached to a happy face novelty
Ying-Yang symbol on black construction paper and incorporate your party
particulars using a white paint pen into the design.
peace sign novelty with your invitation.
invitation on a tie-dyed latex balloon so guests will have to inflate it to
to encourage guests to come in their
'60s rags (clothes from that time period).
Another great place for sixties garb!
Another great place for sixties garb!
strings of beads from all the doorways.
novelty and music stores often carry lava lamps, strobe lights and black
Remember, no '60s party would be complete without them.
the furniture and let everyone sit on rugs and pillows.
For outdoor parties, create a blankets-on-the-ground setting.
part of your space like a fallout shelter.
classic album covers,
paper flowers, tie-dye T-shirts, and protest
sit-in and invite guests up to make up not-so-political protest speeches.
borrow a Volkswagen Beetle car, park it in your driveway and decorate with
removable stickers made with '60s flowers, slogans and peace symbols to get the
party rolling along.
and neon colors are the bright shades for this mind-bending experience.
guests try out a new look with 60s inspired hippy hats
Polaroid photos of your guests flashing a two-finger peace sign.
photos in decorated cardstock frame folders.
Present photos in decorated cardstock frame folders.
incense to give everyone the "scents" that they're back in the '60s.
together a '60s history/trivia game and insert information about the guest of
music of the classic '60s rebels such as Janis Joplin, Jimmy Hendrix, Arlo
Guthrie, Jefferson Airplane and anyone who appeared at Woodstock.
tattoo peace symbols, Ying-Yang
designs, flowers and slogans on your guests'
sing-a-long with numbers like "Give Peace a Chance" and Peter, Paul
and Mary folk songs.
show the video of "Woodstock."
multiple choice contest using '60s pop culture words and expressions (groovy,
freaks, far-out, killer, hippie, bum trip, etc.), history
and trivia about the guest of honor.
is fine, but natural foods were very popular on the hippie circuit.
food on tie-dye and/or smiley face paper goods.
pots or bags of trail mix or granola (it was considered "bourgeois"
to worry about mundane things like proper serving pieces).
fruit was a common sweet treat.
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will be a blast from this past.
rice and veggies were hippie diet staples.
juices and teas in crockery mugs found at thrift stores.
organic carrot or zucchini cake for the guest of honor and guests in this
or CD collections of '60s classics.
signs, Ying-Yang designs and granny glasses make groovy gifts.
forget to give your guests their photo put into a decorated frame
done in neon
them with some treats to eat for "The Long Way Home" with granola bars
sporting custom wrappers bearing the guest of honor's name.
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