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My oldest is turning 13 this week and she decided she wanted a more grown-up party. So this past weekend we held a Tea Party Birthday Party for 5 of her closest friends. Shopping thrift stores and online, I was able to host this fun and relaxing party for under $150, though if you make your own cake, you can do it for well under that.

DIY Birthday Tea Party
I’ve already shared the Tea Party Birthday Invite that I created, which was a huge hit among the moms of the attendees: