17 Sep

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

Rebekah from A Blissful Nest created this cheerful “Bright and Bold Butterfly” party to celebrate her daughter Lauren’s 2nd birthday. And speaking of the birthday girl… how adorable & stylish is she?!

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

This hot pink & yellow color palette feels so fun and “happy“! In addition to the fabulous dessert table, other creative details included a homemade hot pink door wreath, patterned paper pinwheels, butterfly accents in the flowers, and a whimsical favor table featuring butterfly wings and butterfly catchers for the girls!

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

Read on for LOTS more images and all the party details, as told by Rebekah

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REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

Lauren is obsessed with butterflies right now, so we picked this theme for her birthday. We chose the colors hot pink and yellow because she also loves yellow and I thought the combination of the colors was bright, bold, and cheerful. They are so vibrant and were perfect for an end-of-the-summer bash!

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

Invitations
Being inspired by the silhouette trend right now, I took it a step further by layering it with a contrast butterfly that you could see through. I love the layered effect and how it makes the butterfly pop! The invitation was bright and bold with these cute little layered butterflies flying around Lauren’s head.

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

I carried the signature colors and a bold yellow wide stripe pattern throughout all the paper products – from the cupcake toppers and adorable favor boxes to the fabrics on the dessert and favor tables.

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

Dessert Table
Coming from a dessert loving family and being inspired by the Amy Atlas dessert tables, we had a wide array of goodies for the guests…

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

The amazing cake – made by Esmeralda of Sin City Sweets – took center stage on the table. She also made lemon cake cupcakes with raspberry fill crowned with hot pink and yellow icing.

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

Esmeralda also made the most delicious cake pops that were gone in seconds!

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

For the sugar lovers there was rock candy, sugar buttons, and gumballs served in apothecary jars on a platter.

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

The dessert table and favor table were draped with a wide yellow stripe fabric and tied with hot pink bows. I thought it fitting to have white drapes tied back with hot pink ribbon for behind the dessert table – perfect for the sweet butterflies!

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

All the kids were given butterfly wings and butterfly catchers to dress up and play with… Little butterfly crayons were in matching yellow striped boxes for them to take home. They all looked so cute running around with their wings on, and it was a great way to spend a summer afternoon!

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

Paper lanterns were hung from the trees and matching pinwheels were placed throughout the garden.

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

Lauren’s birthday present even was decorated to match! I made a hot pink floral wreath and painted her initial with a butterfly for the side of it. The chalk board frame was painted yellow and hangs next to her door so mommy and daddy can write little notes to her.

REAL PARTIES: Bright & Bold Butterfly

Lauren wore an adorable yellow tutu with hot pink at the ends with a ribbon tank all designed by Strawberrie Rose. She looked so sweet in this outfit with yellow butterfly wings!”

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VENDOR CREDITS:
• Photography – Renee Elysee Photography
• Pastry Chef – Sin City Sweets
• Outfit – Strawberrie Rose
• Paper Decorations – A Blissful Nest
• Favor Boxes – Party Starters
• Pinwheels – Crossroad Cottage
• Wings – Halo Heaven
• Butterfly Catchers – Target
• Butterfly Crayons – Red Elm Designs
• Dessert Table Candy Bags – Fort & Field
• Candy – Oh! Nuts

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55Comments

1
Jen L. SAYS:

Love how vibrant the color scheme is. Love the details!

Reply September 17, 2010 at 8:51 am

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EvalieRN SAYS:

Love these colors! How sweet this girl is! Great idea!

Reply September 17, 2010 at 8:55 am

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PartyMom SAYS:

I’ve been seeing a lot of yellow parties lately, and this is definitely a standout! I really love the combination of stripes with the damask!

Reply September 17, 2010 at 9:13 am

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Rhi SAYS:

Adorable party!! Any idea where the yellow stripe table cloth I’ve been looking for something like that for my daughters birthday party???

Reply September 17, 2010 at 9:29 am

jana SAYS:

Ikea

December 10, 2010 at 3:11 pm

Annette SAYS:

I love this party idea and am going to try to re-create it for my daughters 1st birthday party. I just went to Ikea and the yellow stripe fabric has been discontinued. If anyone else knows where i can find this fabric or something similar please share. Also, I am open to other ideas for table clothes for this butterfly party.

March 11, 2011 at 9:25 pm

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Marijke SAYS:

Absolutely beautiful! Love it!

Reply September 17, 2010 at 9:52 am

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Jenn @ThisMommyLoves SAYS:

Absolutely Gorgeous Party! I just did a pink and yellow Pancakes and Pajamas party I hope you will enjoy. http://www.thismommyloves.com/2010/09/pancakes-and-pajamas-2nd-birthday-party.html

Reply September 17, 2010 at 9:53 am

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Angela SAYS:

I love this!! I want this party for myself (and I’m 35!) lol

Reply September 17, 2010 at 10:14 am

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Bettijo @ PagingSupermom SAYS:

WOW! I love LOVE the bold yellow & white stripe backdrop and tablecloth. It looks amazing!

Reply September 17, 2010 at 10:35 am

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paraskevi SAYS:

breathtaking… well done

Reply September 17, 2010 at 11:30 am

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Jenni SAYS:

This party is so ridiculously cute! I love it! She looks like a very happy birthday girl!

Reply September 17, 2010 at 11:41 am

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Becks SAYS:

Love this party!! I love yellow in any party.

Jenn@ThisMommyLoves, must you pimp your blog in every comments section? It’s more than a little annoying.

Reply September 17, 2010 at 1:19 pm

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Rebekah SAYS:

Thank you everyone for the sweetest comments!! Rhi the stripe fabric is from Ikea.

Reply September 17, 2010 at 1:32 pm

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Rhi SAYS:

thank you so much for the tip!! I can’t get over how CUTE all the details are, great job!!

Reply September 17, 2010 at 2:54 pm

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SugarFoot Designs SAYS:

So cute and her Etsy shop is amazing as well. She even has DIY printables for Halloween!

Reply September 17, 2010 at 2:54 pm

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Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff Custom Designs SAYS:

I am in LOVE with the yellow/white bold striped table cloth. AMAZING!

The colors in this party make me want to have a party just like this!!

Reply September 17, 2010 at 2:59 pm

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