08 Mar

{Favorite Things Inspired} “Frankie” Theme Birthday Party

party favors

This idea is just so super duper cute! Karrie and Elizabeth of Posh Paperie threw a clever & creative “Frankie Theme” Party for Karrie’s son’s 2nd birthday. They designed a cute caricature “logo” of little Frankie (adorable blonde hair, blue eyes & precious smile) and paired it with his favorite things to create a party truly inspired by the birthday boy! (P.S. Check out Frankie’s Vintage Airplane First Birthday!)

 PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Mini OJ Pitchers, Lemonade & Milk Bottles tied with a glitter “F”
– “Let’s Be Frank. I’m Still Hungry.” Snacks To Go!
– Bean bag toss, home made piñata of Frankie’s face & temporary tattoos
– Brunch with cereal, yogurt and Frankie’s favorite: donuts!

2nd birthday cake

birthday party brunch food

coloring activity

frankie's birthday party invitations

party fringe streamers and blue balloons

birthday party room

temporary tattoos

party snacks

glitter banner

frankie's birthday party


party drinks

orange juice

blue polka dot plates

birthday party snacks

animal crackers

cereal snacks

custom birthday cake

snacks to go

bean bag toss sign

bean bag toss


frank show book


PARTY DETAILS, as told by Elizabeth…

The theme was “frankie” – so basically – a “caricature” of his face was the “logo” for all pieces of the party. we made invitations that capitalized on this theme, Karrie hand made a pinata of frankie’s face – the cake was his face, we had custom tattoos made of his little “logo”, etc. etc! The color palette was peach, sky blue and marigold – to “match” frankie’s coloring – skin, hair and eyes.

We focused on frankie’s “favorite things” – and put those in the treat bags (big car, football and treats). :) we made custom bean bags and played a bean bag game (in buckets) – coloring sheets of frankie’s face, and had a tiny tattoo station so everyone could “be like frankie”.

The food was brunch themed – focusing mainly on donuts – frankie’s favorite food. Karrie also prepared a yogurt parfait with granola, peach cups and cereal for the kids.

Fun fact – BOTH of frankie’s great grandpas were named FRANK – so we featured this on a table…with a photo of each “frank” and a book titled “the frank show”.

It turned out adorably! :)



– Party Styling & Stationery: Posh Paperie
– Cake: Sweet and Saucy Shop
– Photography: Jackie Wonders Photography

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@fineartofcakes SAYS:

Adorable “Frankie Theme” Birthday Party(via @HWTM_Jenn): Hostess with the Mostess®This idea is … http://t.co/UjLFfSju9L – #Cake Blogs

March 8, 2013 at 6:05 am

SebbysMom SAYS:

I don’t know about whacking a pinata in the likeness of the child’s head, but everything else was absolutely adorable!!!

March 8, 2013 at 10:16 am

Brianne Walker SAYS:

Cutest party! Great job Karrie! You are so so talented and creative. We love you and your sweet fam!!!

March 8, 2013 at 10:26 am

Jackie Wonders SAYS:

yay! we love that little Frank :) thanks for the feature Jen!

March 8, 2013 at 10:32 am

@JackieWonders SAYS:

Photos of Frankie’s Favorite Things 2nd birthday are up on HWTM today with @poshpaperie @sweetnsaucyshop! http://t.co/ozIoWtN08N

March 8, 2013 at 11:37 am

Jane SAYS:

Frankie theme looks really awesome.all decorations are wonderful..liked it !!

March 10, 2013 at 9:50 pm

Wendy SAYS:

LOVE how the birthday boy is the actual theme here, so wonderful!

March 12, 2013 at 11:40 am


Where can I order the paperplates and napkins?

September 13, 2014 at 3:01 pm
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