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Calico elephant placemats and soft-sculpture circus wagon for birthday party decorations. Estimated cost: $28.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1981 (v.59#7) pg. 36, 49

Tips on birthday parties for kids. (1) Hot-air balloon cupcakes. (2) Autograph cloud. (3) Star straw favors. (4) Dinosaur hats. (5) "Prehistoric" cake decorated with dinosaur cookies and edible rocks. (6) Backward party invitations.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1989 (v.67#5) pg. 149

Two children's birthday party themes. (1) "Firefighter Blast" features a candy trimmed fire hydrant, fire-truck relay races, "dalmatian" cookies and a fire truck cake. (2) "Rainbows and Unicorns" includes star garlands for each guest, a rainbow cake and a unicorn ringtoss game.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1996 (v.74#4) pg. 280

A clown party. Clown invitations, box to hold party favors and a clown bookmark. Full-sized patterns are furnished to be photocopied onto colored paper and then colored with felt tip markers.
CRAFTS Jul 1996 (v.19#7) pg. 16

Bear birthday bash. Gum ball teddy bear. Baby food or jelly jar filled with gum balls becomes the bear's body. Head, arms and legs are removed from an inexpensive plush bear and glued to the jar and its lid. Party hat and collar are added. A foam platform covered with trims and cellophane "suckers" becomes a backdrop for a centerpiece bear.
CRAFTS Jul 1996 (v.19#7) pg. 18, 39

Rubber-stamped seed packets to make and then fill with special treats for birthday or Valentine's day, or with seeds collected from the garden.
CRAFTS Feb 1999 (v.22#1) pg. 32

How to give great children's parties. Two party plans. (1) Halloween Costume party. (2) Super Sleuth: Detective Birthday Party.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1978 (v.91#12) pg. 22

Tatted birthday candle cozies are made from metallic braid.
WORKBASKET Oct-Nov 1995 (v.61#1) pg. 14