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A company picnic based on the film "Cowboys and Aliens"
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All Ages
Decor Description

For centerpieces, I took the basic concept of a mason jar filled with sunflowers and alien-ated it! I found these adorable inflatable aliens at Rhode Island Novelty. They were tiny little guys made to hug a person’s arm, so they were perfect for the centerpieces. I wrapped the top of the mason jar with a bandana for a bit more cowboy flair, and then hooked the alien to the mason jar, so it looked like he was hugging the centerpiece. The effect was whimsical and fun, and everyone loved it. The kids went wild for them, and every single one went home with a guest.

Big aliens served as decor. I placed them all around the grove where the picnic was being held, peeking out behind trees, popping out of bushes, hiding in the outhouse... it was a hoot. Again, the kids went crazy for them!


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Goodies Description

The kids won tickets to redeem at a little prize stand which featured 5-foot blow-up aliens and sheriff badges.