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We're looking to do a Game of Thrones theme this year, to re-purpose some of our props (if possible) and to make some awesome new ones. If you have any ideas, I would be ever so grateful for your thoughts! I have from now until end of August to plan and make props.

So far my purchases have included a HUGE poster, a set of 15 shot glasses w/house sigils, Targaryen House wax seal for the invites, and wax seal coasters. Last year I hung dead branches from my living room ceiling and put in green bulbs to give a forest effect and was thinking of doing that again and hanging the huge poster on the wall. I found the 8 house sigil shields sold by HBO on Amazon and plan on buying them but not sure where I would hang them yet. Also I have about a dozen dragon statues that I can scatter about.

I have attached pictures of the poster, our main living area from last year's party, a picture of our main living space for an idea of what we're working with, the larger props we have, the coasters, and the "Iron Throne" I think I can make (can't afford the $30K one HBO sells).

I also can decorate the garage and the study (off the dining room behind glass french doors).

Thanks so much for looking!
 

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Love the openness of your rooms! That mural poster rocks. WOw, what a great thing to have. I also love the witch. She is wonderful.

I am not a watcher of this show, but looking at your stuff posted, the throne made me think of the summer plastic/resin chairs that Big Lots and other places sell. They come in bright colors, but the basic shape is similar. I think you could add large pieces of cardboard to the top and recreate this from the Adricrondock (sp) chairs. Can't wait to see what you come up with.
 

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Love the openness of your rooms! That mural poster rocks. WOw, what a great thing to have. I also love the witch. She is wonderful.

I am not a watcher of this show, but looking at your stuff posted, the throne made me think of the summer plastic/resin chairs that Big Lots and other places sell. They come in bright colors, but the basic shape is similar. I think you could add large pieces of cardboard to the top and recreate this from the Adricrondock (sp) chairs. Can't wait to see what you come up with.
Thanks! I found this great web page that tells you the materials needed and a step by step on how to extend the 'swords' out, as well as, the base.
http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Iron-Throne/?ALLSTEPS
 

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Thanks for the links! I couldn't get the egg link to work but I love the chest. I also found this link for dragon eggs made out of paper mache: http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-eggs-Game-of-Thrones/
I love the idea. I'm willing to donate my room posters from this years season if you are interested.
You can call it Hall of Heros or something...

Here's the raw 11 x 17 posters I made.
http://www.pinterest.com/celipops/game-of-thrones/


Here is my facebook

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10200130845448494.1073741831.1071414368&type=1&l=bf23ddd5ae

I mounted the 11 x 17 posters on self adhsive foam board and applied weapons where applicable.

Since every year I roll out something new, you'd be doing me a favor to give these a good home.

Up to you.
 

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I have already printed mine and mounted them - was just offering if you need -
This is my 4th season of weekly dinner party's so I have a plethora of stuff I cant use from year to year because I theme out the room for each and every dinner as a pre show discussion - Usually i just toss it at the end of June

Best of luck with your theme. It's a good one.
 

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Printers devil - about 30+ wall posters mounted on foam board impaled with weapons. They are 11x17 I have made a few extra custom posters to fit the weekly themes - I also make weekly dinner programs.



I have a table map of westeros that comes in hadn't when your discussing the realm.


I have custom etched beer steins with every house logo. I think I will give them to my guests at the end of the seasons dinners. Something to remember me by.
 

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How big of a banner did you make?
I haven't printed it out yet. My husband likes me to have some idea where I'm putting things before I purchase them and I can't decide if I want to get it large enough to cover the front door glass or to put it somewhere else. I still have to go to the store to see how large I can print it out and at what price.
 

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What will you be serving at your party?
Thanks for the email. I haven't figured out what to serve just yet. Usually since it's Halloween we serve tons of candy & sweets. Last year we did a cake surrounded by kit kats, tied with a ribbon. I asked my friends for ideas on Facebook. They suggested Red Wedding Punch, wine (we usually drink Moscato so someone suggested White Walker Wine), queso for the molten crown, Jamie Lannister HAND-wiches, Dragon egg deviled eggs, and Theon Greyjoy weenies.

Also here's a few links for Game of Thrones drinks, I just haven't gone through and made a final selection yet. I'm still looking for more options:
http://www.doubleneat.com/2013/04/04/cheers-to-that-game-of-thrones-is-back-pt-ii/
http://www.pastemagazine.com/blogs/lists/2014/04/10-great-game-of-thrones-themed-cocktails.html
http://www.kindredcocktails.com/cocktail/fire-and-blood
 

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I love the hand-wiches idea!

I made a recipe from inn at the crossroads cook book - Bake the black. It's a delicious meat pie. I bet you could adapt the recipe to make them in a cupcake tin to give you 24 mini meat pies - I'll post some pictures later. Let me know if you'd like the recipe. I share.

Everyone loves candy. Lemon cakes/honey cakes are a must in the Westeros- try to sneak at least 1 of them on your dessert table.

The white walker moscato sounds like a hit. You could also go a spiced wine punch - it's fairly inexpensive and always a hit around here.

How many people will you be inviting?
 

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You could print out the game of thrones monopoly board and use it on your buffet table -
You could intermingle posters from event in the past, such as the red wedding -
You could post a sign on the entrance door with the Game of Thrones Recap to get everyone in the headspace-
Remember - THERE IS NO SHELTER FROM THE STORM
You could post all the Game of Thrones Seasonal HBO Banners -
 
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