Welcome to One Pretty Thing's last election Roundup! I'll be adding DIY projects and party ideas to this post as they come in, so check back before the big night. And if you missed our last two Election Roundups, you can find them here and here. Enjoy!
*Party Talk shares great ideas for throwing an election night party, including activity suggestions.
*No Fuss Fabulous shares DIY cupcake toppers for you to print and use. I love all four designs!
*Check out this segment on the Today show filled with election night party ideas.
*Rachel Ray posted her menu for an election night bash.
*Martha shows us how to make Vote '08 shirts and buttons,
*YumSugar shares the recipe for the Red, White & Night cocktail
*An election night menu,
*And an election night invite how-to.
*Martha has a variety of patriotic crafts perfect for election night decorations. Make red, white and blue ribbon stars,
*Decorative patriotic fans,
*And easy sand candles.These would be great on a party buffet.
*She also has the how-to on these fun star glasses,
*Festive drink parasols,
*Laura of Nocturnal Knits, shares the pattern for her Obama-rama sweater.
*Download and print a free political poster to decorate your party at Design for Obama.
*C Jane Knit shares eight different Obama knitting patterns.
*Lion Brand Yarn shares the pattern for crochet candidate finger puppets.
*The Kitchn suggests a variety of food and drink recipes to serve on election night.
*Whip up red and blue jello shots to be taken each time a state is called.
*Stirrings shares four election cocktails such as the Vote on the Rocks and Lipstick Martini.
*Martha has a 19 item election menu complete with appetizers through dessert.
*My Insanity shares fun ideas for election night, such as coloring or filling in a map with pre-cut red or blue states. Kids would love this.
*Lets kids make decorative paper lanterns.
*Pocantico Hills School shares a variety of printables and educational election activities for kids.
*Take Your Kids 2 Vote has fun election games and quizzes for kids.
*Use this tutorial to turn patriotic fabric into a political dog bandana.
*Kids will love decorating festive flag cupcakes.
*The Decorated Cookie shares an election cupcake topper how-to.
*Craft a star-studded centerpiece with Hostess With The Mostess.
*Kids will have a great time creating this fun Voter Flag seen on No Time For Flashcards.
*Whip up a batch of chewy red, white and blue cookies.
*That Artist Woman shows us how to make peace doves- a great project for kids!
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*Girlfriend Celebrations shares great tips for holding a positive politics party. GREAT stuff here!
*The Chicago Tribune covers election night games, decorations, food and more.
*Visit The Nest for fun election night ideas.
*eHow shares more election party tips.
*ShindigZ shares ideas for a Palin-themed party.
*The Dallas Morning News has 5 ideas for a successful election party. There are some unique ones here!
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Four tips for dealing with pre-election jitters : The Happiness Project