12 May

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

This new Real Party has got to be one of the cutest Fairy-inspired parties ever! And this is not at all surprising, considering it was put together by the ultra-creative Kim of The TomKat Studio for her daugher Kate’s 3rd birthday.

A gorgeous paisley-print fabric and “happy” color palette of vibrant pink, orange, yellow, and green sets the tone for this whimsical party, which manages to be simultaneously cute enough for little girls AND stylish enough to appeal to adults!

(I’m sensing come great girlie baby shower inspiration here too… especially with the fabulous “tutu branch” centerpiece!)

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

Special bonus: Kim has also offered to do a GIVEAWAY for HWTM readers, featuring several elements from this party so that a lucky someone can recreate it at home! See details on how to enter at the bottom of the post.

Read on for LOTS of fabulous pics and all of the party details & shopping resources, as told by Kim

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REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

“We decided on a Fairy Garden theme for my daughter Kate’s 3rd birthday party based on her love for Tinkerbell and all things magical.

I was inspired by other fabulous “fairy” themed parties seen on HWTM, including this one (Fairy Sweet) and this one (Enchanted Fairy) along with a few other ideas I was dreaming about!

For me, the party planning always starts with designing the invitation. I had my friend, Jess create the little fairy silhouette illustration for me, and then I designed the invitation in the bright, cheerful color scheme of pink, orange, yellow & green.

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

I carried the silhouette & butterflies throughout the paper goods for the party, including cupcake toppers and dessert table labels.

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

Inspired by Amy Atlas, I created a full dessert table with personalized cookies by Sweetopia:

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

…custom oreos by Sweeties by Kim:

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

…a gorgeous cake and cake pops by local bakers:

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

…and cupcakes and cheesecakes made by yours truly:

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

The dessert table was accented with gorgeous bright paisley fabric, poms and a hand-cute butterfly garland.

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

Bright colored butterflies, flowers and poms were hung throughout the house and outside.

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

Inspired by HWTM, I created a centerpiece for my living room, using branches cut from my tree the day before, along with tissue paper flowers.

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

Kate wore a beautiful white tutu accented with ribbon in the party colors, along with a custom flower tank top from Modern Frills, flower hair clippies from Dolce Vita Mia, a crown from True Love Found, and fairy wings. She was a gorgeous little fairy!

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

As the little girl guests arrived, they were greeted and led to get dressed up in their own tutus, wings & wands. The girls were adorable!

REAL PARTIES: Fairy Garden Birthday

For an activity, all of the kids were given butterfly nets, and tulle “butterflies” were thrown from a second story window for them to catch!

Photos by: Vicki Lynn Photography

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GIVEAWAY DETAILS

The Fairy Garden Giveaway Includes:
• 20 printed invitations/envelopes
• 12 cupcake toppers
• 1 five-inch cake topper (as shown on Kate’s cake)
• 12 favor tags
• 6 dessert table labels
• 6 hanging butterflies with ribbon (shown on chandelier)
butterfly garland (as shown on front of dessert table)
• 6 flower wands
• printable fairy garden happy birthday banner

How to enter: (enter twice if you like!)
1. Post a comment here OR
2. Become a fan of The TomKat Studio on Facebook

***Giveaway ends: Tuesday, May 18 at midnight PST. Good luck!***

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477Comments

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Carol SAYS:

this is my FAVORITE take on a fairy party so far and i have been on the lookout since my daughter is all about “fairies” and already asking for a fairy party for her birthday which is still months away.

love the vibrant colors. tomkat’s style is so chic!

Reply May 12, 2010 at 10:14 am

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Jannine SAYS:

Just love the garden party theme! I am looking to do a garden party for an upcoming bridal shower! Great stuff.

Reply May 12, 2010 at 10:17 am

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Kelly SAYS:

LOVE THIS! The colors are so bright and fun! A dream party for any little girl!!

Reply May 12, 2010 at 10:19 am

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Mary Kirby SAYS:

Super bright and fun for summer or spring birthdays!

Reply May 12, 2010 at 10:21 am

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Becky SAYS:

This is the CUTEST party!! I love fairy parties. My best friend’s daughter turns one in June, and this would be the perfect party to throw her!

Reply May 12, 2010 at 10:21 am

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melissa SAYS:

I LOVE this party. My niece is turning 4 this summer and I would love this to throw her a party with. I am already a fan of tomkatstudio on facebook.

Reply May 12, 2010 at 10:21 am

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Nancy SAYS:

GORGEOUS! Just got so many ideas for my own little girls party in december..thank you for sharing!

Reply May 12, 2010 at 10:22 am

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Lora Joy SAYS:

I LOVE THIS PARTY!!! i love the colors and all the details!!

Reply May 12, 2010 at 10:22 am

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jenn SAYS:

please pick me :)

Reply May 12, 2010 at 10:23 am

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Moniqur SAYS:

I adore this theme and everything about it. Oh how I would love to throw a fairy princess party too :)

Reply May 12, 2010 at 10:24 am

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Kendal SAYS:

What an awesome idea. Any little girl would LOVE this!!!

Reply May 12, 2010 at 10:24 am

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Betty Islas Velazquez SAYS:

This is tooo cute and so adorable!! Love the bright colors!! For my daughters 5th bday we are doing all fairies…. this has given me lots of cute ideas.

Reply May 12, 2010 at 10:25 am

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hollie moore SAYS:

I love all your work, you’re so creative! I hope I can give my daughter an awesome party like this one. I love all the little details included.. great job!!!

Reply May 12, 2010 at 10:27 am

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Rachael SAYS:

Sooooooo stinkin’ cute!!!! I’m planning a tea party for 1 week from Saturday – I LOVE all the ideas!!!!! Thanks for all your great posts – I love the pictures and the ideas. Of COURSE, I’m a FB fan!! :D

Reply May 12, 2010 at 10:29 am

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Jessica P SAYS:

I LOVED this party. We had talked fairy theme for her 4th birthday this year and ended up with princess but this has got to be the best fairy theme I’ve ever seen. I will be keeping your ideas in mind for our next party! Thank you!

Reply May 12, 2010 at 10:29 am

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