23 Sep

REAL PARTIES: Butterfly Enchantment

butterfly party theme

This gorgeous butterfly-themed first birthday party was created by Patricia, Christina, and Shacia of Charm Event Design and is chock full of adorable & “enchanting” details like butterfly-adorned centerpieces and party favors, a butterfly activity table, butterfly-shaped PB&J, and more! (This theme would translate beautifully for a baby or bridal shower too!)

butterfly party theme

Here are all the fun details, as told by Charm


“Our latest Butterfly Enchantment Party was a first birthday celebration themed with a fall inspired color pallete of rich oranges, deep plums and reds.

butterfly party theme

Kids Butterfly Table
We found an eye-catching corduroy fabric (Joann’s Fabric) with colorful butterflies that we custom trimmed to make a vibrant table runner, and we also attached beautiful butterfly cutouts to the back of each kiddie chair for an added enchantment.

The tablescape was embellished with butterfly party favors consisting of mason jars with green moss & a silk butterfly inside. We also included a few fun butterfly facts inside the jars. These delightful jars also doubled as butterfly catchers!

butterfly party theme

In addition to favors, we also provided a fun butterfly activity. We made butterfly cutouts out of chipboard and spray painted them a cream color and attached hand painted orange dowels to create a buttefly mask. We provided feathers, markers, stickers and jewels for the kids to decorate their custom butterfly mask.

butterfly party theme

Butterfly Vase Centerpieces
Our butterfly centerpieces were a combination of beautiful fall inspired leaves, gold branches, and silk butterflies which were all purchased at Michaels. We added bands of orange ribbon and attached small white butterflies cutouts from Etsy. We placed the butterfly vases in square white bowls and adorned them with clear mauve toned rocks purchased at a local craft store. (see top image)

butterfly party theme

Butterfly Garden Dessert Station
We created a butterfly garden to take center stage on our dessert table. We started with a rectangular styrofoam sheet and added green tule and Eucalyptus flower bunches all found at Michaels, then accented the garden with silk butterflies and a misting of gold glitter spray to give it a magical feel!

butterfly party theme

Desserts consisted of: delicious mini cherry cheesecakes, chocolate drizzled rice crispy treats and chocolated dipped marshallow pops which we found on HWTM Pink Ribbon Party.  As a special treat for the kids, we also made butterfly shaped PB&J snacks. The desserts were all displayed on pretty white platters from Marshalls and round tins from Michaels.

butterfly party theme

butterfly party theme


Thanks so much the girls at Charm Event Design for all the great party inspiration!

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Karen, lillybelle Custom Designs SAYS:

This is absolutely gorgeous! What a lucky little girl to have such a fabulous 1st birthday. Yes, I can definitely see this transformed into a bridal or baby shower. Thanks for sharing!

Reply September 23, 2009 at 5:31 pm

Joanna @lets entertain SAYS:

LOVE anything with butterflies! I like how they incorporated fall colors with this theme!

Reply September 23, 2009 at 7:19 pm

Julie SAYS:

You ladies truly have a gift of glamour!

Reply September 23, 2009 at 10:32 pm

Netty SAYS:

Congrats ladies!! Luuuv it!! I’ve been spreading your “charm” all over! ;) you are a talented trio and I am looking fwd to seeing all of your magic unfold~

Reply September 24, 2009 at 12:21 am

delyssa SAYS:

Love, Love, Love….this!! Another fabulous creation by the Charm Dolls. As mentioned above…they keep raising the bar. Love your work, keep it up!!
Luv Ya!

Reply September 24, 2009 at 7:33 am

Shelley@divinepartyconcepts SAYS:

I am so impressed with EVERYTHING!!

Reply September 24, 2009 at 7:36 am

adriana SAYS:

The details are all fabulous! What a creative and fun party! I love the mason jars and the sandwiches cut out like butterflies – very, very good job!

Reply September 24, 2009 at 8:28 am

Mrs. R SAYS:

I love me some butterflies :) This is gorgeous!

Reply September 24, 2009 at 9:07 am

Elena SAYS:

Congrats ladies your work is soooo amazing. These girls are absolutely great to work with. I was so impressed with how professional they are. I personally will use Charm for every one of my events.

Reply September 24, 2009 at 10:13 am

Irma @ Gifts Define SAYS:

wow, how beautiful!! it’s just so wonderful to see creativity unfolds, so inspiring…congrats to Charm!

Reply September 24, 2009 at 1:43 pm

Down Pillow SAYS:

Such a great-looking spread :) I love the favors & all the bright, rich colors.

Reply September 25, 2009 at 3:05 pm

Mary E. SAYS:

Outstanding job…….Charm has raised the bar again. What will they do next?

Reply September 26, 2009 at 8:45 pm

Emily SAYS:

Check out my Etsy shop for cute butterfly place cards and table numbers! Cute blog!

– Emily
TimelessPaper on Etsy

Reply September 27, 2009 at 6:28 am

tina SAYS:

i would have bawled at the sight of such an event!! this extends above and beyond the expectations of any host. kudos, girls! this is excellent work and sets the bar high for future endeavors. exciting! :)

Reply September 27, 2009 at 11:26 pm

Delina SAYS:

Absolutely stunning! I love that you guys pay so much attention to detail. You ladies are so creative…AMAZING…keep spreading that CHARM!!!

Reply September 29, 2009 at 7:49 am

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