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RAD Summer Surf Shack Birthday Party

Surf’s up, dude! Ashley Greene of Posh Petals and Pearls is sharing waves of creative inspiration today with this RAD Summer Surf Shack Birthday Party for 2 year-old Jackson. I’m pretty sure beach lovers of ALL ages will appreciate this incredibly stylish poolside party, though… which was graciously hosted in grandma’s backyard! ;)

With the help of Kelli Boyd Photography, we’ve got tons of fun party details to share with you today. And remember, summer is right around the corner already, so go on and daydream about seaside snacks and sunny backyard fun… and of course a glass of that surfer style sangria. ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Monogram surfboard dessert table backdrop + board short cookies
– “Reef-freshments” sign + “Surfs Up Sangria” & surfboard bottle openers for the adults!
– Awesome wave, surfboard, and palm tree fondant cake by Lowcountry Confections
– Creative beach boy clothes garland, fishnet table decor, and surfer dude favors
– “Sea foam” cotton candy, “Fresh Bait” gummy worms and “Seaweed” green rock candy

RAD Summer Surf Shack Birthday Party

RAD Summer Surf Shack Birthday Party

RAD Summer Surf Shack Birthday Party

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Classic & ROCKIN Flintstones Birthday Party

Before now, if you searched for a “Flintstones” party on HWTM, you’d get a ‘not found’ message, but TODAY, this YABBA DABBA awesome 5th birthday celebration will pop right up. :) After 9 years of blogging, it’s very difficult to find a theme not yet explored!

Fortunately, Elissa Stone of One Stone Events threw her son – Ben Stone – a Classic Flintstones Birthday Party that totally {Bed}ROCKS! So, if you loved the show, Fruity Pebbles cereal, or are just feeling nostalgic about the early 1960′s, then prepare to hop into the foot mobile and head back to the stone age in style…

P.S. Love this look? Check out some of our other favorites from Elissa too: How I Met Your Mother, Glamping Birthday and Feathers & Arrows.

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– “Ben Rock” character wreath + Mammoth Shower Water and Snorkasaurus Juice
– Pebbles and Bam Bam inspired Oreo toppers and party garlands
– Bronto Bones, “Dino Bite” sandwiches, and Fruity Pebbles “Prehistoric Pops”
– Adorable Fred and Wilma Flintstones costumes for mom & dad!
– Flintstones “front door” wood cut out from Ten23 Designs + fondant Dino cake topper
– Custom Flintstones “Drive In” car favor boxes by Piggy Bank Parties

Classic & ROCKIN Flintstones Birthday Party

Classic & ROCKIN Flintstones Birthday Party Classic & ROCKIN Flintstones Birthday Party

Classic & ROCKIN Flintstones Birthday Party

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Bright & Colorful Sundae Brunch Bridal Shower

We’re in for a TREAT today! Cristina Hallock of LVL Weddings & Events helped bride-to-be Erin celebrate her future Mrs. status with this Bright & Colorful Sundae Brunch Bridal ShowerCasey of Papernote Photo captured all the playful party details, including floral arrangements displayed in ice cream cones, colorful paper chain garlands, and a gorgeous tissue fringe backdrop that feels like a party in itself! Continue reading for the full scoop! ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Ring Pop party favors + “Write a date night idea” activity
– Light blue linens, gold chargers, rainbow confetti & colorful clothespin place cards
– Flower-filled ice cream cones + mini strawberry gelato cone desserts
– Stunning floral centerpieces surrounded by confetti “rainbow sprinkles”
– Fabulous giant balloon, paper chain & tissue tassel garland hanging above the brunch table

Bright & Colorful Sundae Brunch Bridal Shower

Bright & Colorful Sundae Brunch Bridal Shower

Bright & Colorful Sundae Brunch Bridal Shower

Bright & Colorful Sundae Brunch Bridal Shower

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Confetti, Gold & BOLD Stripe Bridal Shower

Treat yo self… and yo BFF! That’s exactly what Rachel Scott did for her best friend {and RV Parties business partner!} when it came time for her bridal shower. Victoria’s Confetti, Gold & BOLD Stripe Bridal Shower is bursting with color, cute hashtags and SPARKLE! The reality is, I can’t stop scrolling down and back up to keep looking at all the photos over and over again- everything is so full of personality, love and light-hearted fun. But seriously, I can’t stop… 

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Make Your Own Mimosa bar with “LOVE” gold letter balloons and bold black & white stripe cups
– Jumbo gold confetti balloon + rainbow confetti window garlands
– Sweets table with gold sequin linen, sprinkle Oreos and “The Best Is Yet To Come” poster
– Charcuterie spread with “Treat Yo Self” banner and confetti heart artwork
– Cookie cutter favors, “K + V” bridal shower trivia and gold glitter guest book

Confetti, Gold & BOLD Stripe Bridal Shower

Confetti, Gold & BOLD Stripe Bridal Shower

Confetti, Gold & BOLD Stripe Bridal Shower

Confetti, Gold & BOLD Stripe Bridal Shower

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Let’s head to Miss Party Mom Event Planning‘s neck of the woods for Kenna’s latest party: a Woodland Bunny Shower that’s just as darling as can be! Pretty elements like lace, flowers, and vintage serveware were mixed with bold pops of bright color and woodsy stationery details from World Wide Party by Elena. Of course the dessert […]

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