27 Sep

Charming Apple Picking Party {Annual Family Tradition}

Charming Apple Picking Party {Annual Family Tradition}

It’s officially Fall {when did that happen?} and I couldn’t be more excited! In celebration of the cooling weather, autumn colors and on-coming holiday season filled with sweet family traditions, I’m happy to share this charming Apple Picking Party by Jessica Billings of Party Pants, celebrating her annual family apple picking trip! I just love the warm colors, beautiful photos from Michael J Larson Photography, rustic decor and {most importantly} all the yummy apple-inspired treats! I’m definitely ready to fall right into the season with some of those apple cider mini donuts ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Sweet apple inspired dessert table with a hay bale riser & red houndstooth printables
– Apple slices served in burlap and ribbon wrapped tin cans
– Pie topper made from striped paper straws with rosettes and party flags
– Candy apple favors wrapped in Kraft paper + tags from The Homespun Hostess

Charming Apple Picking Party {Annual Family Tradition}

Charming Apple Picking Party {Annual Family Tradition}

Charming Apple Picking Party {Annual Family Tradition}

Charming Apple Picking Party {Annual Family Tradition}

Charming Apple Picking Party {Annual Family Tradition}

Charming Apple Picking Party {Annual Family Tradition}

Charming Apple Picking Party {Annual Family Tradition}

Charming Apple Picking Party {Annual Family Tradition}

Charming Apple Picking Party {Annual Family Tradition}

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PARTY DETAILS, as told by Jessica
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Fall is by far my favorite season and my entire family shares the same feeling!  Apple picking at our favorite local farm has been a family tradition for years and This past Fall I decided to fancy things up a bit by inviting all the kids back to our house with their baskets full of apples to enjoy some fall treats and apple cider!

The printables by The Homespun Hostess are what inspired me to create this event. I had our invitations blown up to make a sign that I stuck into paper bags filled with muffins, and I sent the original invitations in these beautifully lined brown paper envelopes that reminded me so much of the Fall season.

The boys and I stayed up late the night before making caramel apples to wrap as party favors for each child to take home. We also picked up a few gallons of apple cider from the farm that day and served it warm in a giant mason jar dispenser. The kids ages ranged from 2-11 so mason jars with daisy lids allowed them to carry their drinks while playing outside with minimum spillage!

Other sweet treats included a fresh pumpkin pie, apple cider donuts, and fresh cut apples served in tin cans with trail mix. As you can see, Jordan took his job of “treat server” very seriously! Too cute! When the kids were done playing in the hay stacks outside, I invited them in to paint their favorite Fall scenes on blank canvases set up with fresh paint and paintbrushes.

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VENDOR CREDITS:

– Printables: The Homespun Hostess
– Photography: Michael J Larson Photography
– Concept and Event Styling: Party Pants LLC

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John Sydney SAYS:

I absolutely love the rustic charm of this theme party.

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All in a Soiree SAYS:

These are such cute idea for a fall soiree or thanksgiving party.

Reply September 28, 2013 at 6:26 am

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Caryn S SAYS:

This is a wonderful idea (except caramel is misspelled!)

Reply October 2, 2013 at 3:34 am

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