Modern Dandelion Birthday Party {Make A Wish!}

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Cris from Crissy’s Crafts whipped up this adorable Aqua Dandelion Party with for her daughter’s birthday, complete with super stylish dandelion-inspired decorations and activities. I love how she played up the “birthday wishes” concept with this clever dandelion theme! Also loving how modern & inviting this entire party looks – from the tented backyard marquee area (so fun!) to the dandelion themed dessert and favor tables.

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Amazing “dandelion silhouette” sugar cookies + favor table backdrop
  • Creative party activities like “dandelion art” and bracelet making
  • Stylish homemade decorations like a cool yarn covered “birthday wreath”
  • Fantastic favors in a mini stenciled canvas purse that Cris explains how to make below!

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aqua dandelion birthday party with white cake pops on straws

aqua dandelion birthday party in a backyard tent

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aqua dandelion birthday party dessert table

aqua dandelion birthday party cake and marshmallow pops

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aqua dandelion birthday party gift wrap


PARTY DETAILS, as told by Cris

Inspired by dandelions on an open field, with a color scheme of aqua and white, I created a whimsical make a wish birthday party for my daughter’s 9th Birthday. Dandelions were the focus of this party with lots of DIY crafts and decorations.


  • Cupcake toppers
  • Chocolate Covered Oreos
  • Dandelions Marshmallow
  • Cake Pops
  • Cookies
  • Jello treats

I used photo boxes with dandelion print on them to display the dandelion marshmallows and cake pops. I wanted to create the feeling that they were in a real dandelion field.
The focal point on the dessert table was the backdrop that was made out of foam board covered with fabric and I added the WISH banner from Bird’s Party Make a Wish collection.

I wanted to create a magical escape for the girls to enjoy their treats, make crafts and just simply enjoy each other’s company. Using white fabric strips, fishing line and the trees as poles, I made a marquee in the back yard where I set up a table on the grass and used pillows as chairs. I decorated the marquee with DIY poms and paper lanterns.

Each girl received a stenciled mini canvas purse with a notebook and puff ball pen, a puff ball hair clip and an artist apron.


  • Birthday Wreath: foam wreath, yarn, paper flowers and cupcake toppers from Bird’s Party Make a Wish collection.
  • Dandelions displayed on the dessert table: simply hot glue white feathers to a round styrofoam and glue the foam into a floral wire.
  • Make a Wish Wood Sign: I used different sizes and fonts of letter stencils to create the Wish sign.
  • Favors table backdrop: Painted dandelions on postboards glued to a foam board.
  • Dessert table backdrop: made out of foam board covered with fabric and I added the WISH banner from Bird’s Party Make a Wish collection.
  • Marquee: using white fabric strips, stapler, tape,fishing line and the trees as poles.

Each girl made a bracelet with a butterfly charm and painted their own dandelion masterpiece to take home.

Girls ate pizza rolls, chicken nuggets, veggies and french fries.

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POSTED BY:jenn s.JENNIFER SBRANTI is the Founder and Creative Director of Hostess with the Mostess®, a hip and modern party planning resource.

4 responses to “Modern Dandelion Birthday Party {Make A Wish!}”

  1. Nicole says:

    I love watching my daughters blow dandelions and LOVE all the soft and whimsical details of this party! So, so sweet!

  2. Bird says:

    Another breath-taking party from Cris!! ADORABLE details and clever, DIY crafty details!! ♥

  3. love the sweet colours!

  4. Kim Utech says:

    Love this dandelion theme!