Saturday, July 12, 2014

A Mad Birthday Tea Party

We can't have a party without music.
So follow the white rabbits
to my favorite
tea time
tunes
v

The painting in the middle is on Scarling's newest record,
which I love and purchased here


Welcome To The Tea Party by Kerli


White Rabbit by Jefferson Airplane
(Note: Scenes are from Jan Švankmajer's delightfully dark film Alice.)


Fairytale by Omnia
(Note: The beautiful lyrics are actually a poem by Lewis Carroll.)


The Girl That's Never Been by Escape Key
(Note: Based on a story called The Cheshire, which can be read here.)


Drink Me by Anna Nalick


Sometimes I Feel Like Alice by Lisa Mitchell


Looking Glass by Hypnogaja


Sunshine by Aerosmith


Through The Looking Glass by The Monkees


Alice by Stevie Nicks


Beasts by Slow Moving Millie


Merry Christmas in July to all of you
and Happy Birthday to meeeee!


I found the perfect cake, made by The Cake Monger:

The inside is red velvet ♥

Why is it perfect?
Cause it's The Doll Days of Summer here in Horrorland
and Courtney Love's birthday was just on Wednesday.

It's based on my favorite song by Hole, 
Doll Parts,
which I'm going to end this post with.



Visit the other partiers and our hostess here

34 comments:

  1. A Mad Tea Party without music would be like a slaughter without guts--totally dull and unrealistic. Thanks for adding some danceable guts to the party, Holly Luv!

    Stop by Drusilla's, and we shall dance A Haunting Mad Tea Party!

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    1. Actually laughing out loud! " like a slaughter without guts! ". Perfect!
      Excellent music Holly! and I would love are ending any of your " slaughters! ".
      xoDebi

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  2. I could stay here all day if I did not have other parties to attend.
    So I bookmarked this party entry to return later.

    Thank you for all the wonderful Alice references.

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  3. Please visit me
    http://dogsmomvisits.blogspot.com/2014/07/a-fanciful-twists-7th-annual-mad-tea.html

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  4. Fantastic collection of tunes! Don't have time to listen to all of them right now so will be popping in and out throughout the party :D XXX

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  5. This was so fun! Loved the videos...what a neat idea for a tea party. And Happy Birthday To Me! Gods I love that movie! Horrifyingly fabulous!

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  6. The soundtrack to your party was second only to the cake! And that first image is gonna follow me 'round today - very clever. :)

    Have a magical day filled with music and fun!

    http://roostreehouse.typepad.com/roos_treehouse/2014/07/tas-the-night-before-the-party-and-all-round-the-web-people-were-scurrying-with-fininsing-touches-before-bed-the.html

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  7. What a wonderful collection of Alice themed songs and videos. Thank you!
    ~Carmen~

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  8. I don't have time at the moment to listen, but will attend and listen to some of them when I'm not so rushed.

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  9. What a musical feast you provided for both our ears and eyes to enjoy. A wonderful way to enjoy a tea party.

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  10. I LOVE Stevie Nicks!! You're welcome to come by and visit me or a spot of tea, too. @http://dandeliontwist.blogspot.com/2014/07/its-good-day-for-mad-tea-party.html

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  11. Oh how original...wonderful and very unique....thank you. Please visit me:
    momentsinaneye.blogspot.com

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  12. I'm wishing you a Happy Birthday, and I love the gloriously creepy Mad Tea Party tunes and pics!

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  13. A very happy Birthday to you dear Lady Holly.....

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  14. Happy Unbirthdaqy Horrorland Holly...love your tea Party(s)
    Kerstin
    Cobblestone Prims

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  15. Great songs and that first video gives me an incredible rush of inspiration for an upcoming Dark Alice (Malice in Wonderland) party. Plus any video that features PERISH - who is famous for his costumes at the Labyrinth of Jareth ball...now that's a *WIN-WIN* in my book. Yowza. >;)

    If you have time, drop by my tea party. I always love to share tea, nibblies and great ideas with new friends. :)

    http://dawaioser.livejournal.com/852341.html

    http://dawaioser.livejournal.com/851974.html

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  16. We posted a Birthday "shout-out" at the "Crypt" for you dear Lady Holly.....

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  17. Interesting twist on a tea party. thanks for the invite.
    Susan

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  18. I'm here for the duration....going to visit the other parties with your shared music playing in the backgrounds! The magic of opening new tabs :)

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  19. Every note a gem and every song an adventure. These are all wonderful and make for a delicious theme perfectly suited to the Tea Party. Thank you much for the invitation. A fine shin-dig, indeed. Keep me posted if any more of these wonderful events surface and Merry Un-birthday to you! If you want for another cup'o tea, the door to the Study is always open!

    http://thenarratorsstudy.blogspot.com/

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  20. I'm going to have to work my way through the vids in stages, but I ADORE 'Welcome to the Tea Party' by Kerli! I had never heard it before. I loved both the song and the video! PERFECT for this blog hop! I must join up next year! I already love 'White Rabbit' by Jefferson Airplane, so that was an extra treat! :D

    Happy Birthday, my lovely! ❤

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    1. Oh... and your bunny display is adorable! :)

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  21. Hi Holly,and happy birthday! Sorry to be late like the Mad Hatter,but this is one Mad Tea Party I wouldn't have missed for the world! Thanks so much for inviting me. The songs are all wonderful. A grand party indeed,spectacular and divine,just like you!!!! : )

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  22. Awesome!!!! Loved your sonic journey through wonderland!!!

    Thank you so much for joining in the Mad Tea magic!
    A very merry unbirthday to you!

    <3 Vanessa {A Fanciful Twist}

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  23. Wonderful music and twist on Alice.

    Dennis Higgins
    Author of Steampunk Alice
    http://www.timepilgrims.com/blog

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  24. What a fabulous collection of videos Holly! Vanessa said it perfectly - I loved your sonic journey through Wonderland too! Jefferson Airplane's White Rabbit is one of my all-time favourite songs :D

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  25. Omnia and Stevie Nicks are literally my two favourite musical acts. You have excellent taste my friend! Hope you're having a lovely tea party season ;)

    http://broomsticksandlace.blogspot.ca/2014/07/a-fanciful-twist-mad-tea-party-2014.html

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  26. Fabulous!! Your celebration is delightful, my Dear...I'm so glad I stopped by!
    Hugs,
    Anne
    www.alittlefurinthepaint.blogspot.com

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  27. I love the song White Rabbit! I shall check out some of the other music!

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  28. party game - guess my age. when music was my life, my friends and i would go 'clubbing' every weekend. we wore our hair big and our waists small. we wore tight jeans and spent most of the time on the dance floor. Depeche Mode comes to mind. lol. thanks for sharing! ps. i still love grunge (Pearl Jam rocks)! cheers luvvy, erin ; D keytomyworld.com

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  29. pss. i really appreciated the musical tribute because honestly i don't know how many more dainty tea cups and fatty treats i could take!

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  30. It is a bit of a scary tea party, so I will hold my breath and sip quickly.
    Thanks for the tea and the delight/fright!

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  31. Oh, Holly, what a fabulous playlist of Alice songs! And yes, Doll Parts is a song just for us doll lovers, right? ('Doll lovers' sounds wrong. Sounds like some exotic Japanese paraphilia) Thank you so much for including White Rabbit! I love that song! Starts off quiet and rises into tuneful, but demented, yelling. In fact, I'm going to play it again. Thank you for inviting me to tea!

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  32. Thank you all for joining the rabbits and me for tunes and tea!

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