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Elegant Pink & Orange Safari Baby Shower

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With a love for animals and a jungle themed nursery in the future, Aisha of Little Bit Magazine threw this Elegant Pink & Orange Safari Baby Shower to honor mom-to-be, Reena, in an adorable way! She kept it modern with crisp whites, bright fuchsia, teal & orange plus a pinch of baby shower whimsy though cut-out hippos and elephants :)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Paper punch out elephant and hippo cupcake toppers & napkin ring accents
– Mimosa bar with patterned paper wine glass decor & custom wine bottle label
– Gorgeous white fondant cake with imprinted detail, ruffled ribbon trim & a navy fabric flower

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Rustic American Gothic Rehearsal Dinner

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After marrying her midwest love, Aubrey of Bride Meets Wedding discovered her ‘Iowa Pride’, inspiring her to style this Rustic American Gothic Rehearsal Dinner. The rustic decor of weathered wood, dried corn husks, and denim details paired with beautiful sunflower corn centerpieces is absolutely stunning on this private countryside! (The creative DIY corn bar would be great for an adult dinner party or barnyard party!)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– DIY ‘Corn Bar’ with labeled condiments and festive bowls
– Pitchfork and corn husk photograph display with twine and clothespins
– Jean pocket utensil holders, burlap table runner & ripped denim tassel garland
– Gorgeous centerpiece full of corn kernels, sunflowers, dried corn husks and solidago

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Bright & Fabulous Girly Circus Birthday Party

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Welcome to the main event celebrating Nadia’s birthday with a Fabulous & Bright Girly Circus Party by mom, Tiffany of Taste{Full}! Creative and budget friendly DIY elements like the “ticket cake” and teal paper elephant backdrop steal the show! :)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Pink Polka Dot Smash Cake + a matching pink tutu dressed elephant topper!
– Chocolate ice cream cone cake pops, caramel apples & a ferris wheel of popcorn cups!
– Mason jar centerpieces with lollipops, gum balls & carnival tickets
– Clown Noses (clowning around encouraged!)
– Painted mason jar party favors filled with animal crackers

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Surf Shack Style Beach Birthday Party

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Johanna & Angela brought the ocean breeze home for Ritter’s first Surf Shack Style Beach Birthday Party! Guests dove right in to shark watch with shark fin cupcakes, fondant shark decorated sugar cookies and the great white piñata!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Adorable custom surfboard cookies + beach ball cake pops!
– Tiki huts, fishnets, buckets and beach balls
– Shark piñata & DIY foam surfboard decor
– Surfer’s Punch + Sangria for the adults!

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Modern Hansel and Gretel Inspired Woodland Birthday

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Mariah of Giggles Galore had a sweet idea for a joint party for her twins Parker and Piper: a Modern Hansel & Gretel Inspired Woodland Birthday (in the local park)! Taking advantage of an outdoor party, she prepared a ‘hobo’ sack lunch, an incredible life sized witch house (matching the adorable sugar cookies!) and a ‘Follow the Crumbs’ scavenger hunt into the woods!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– DIY cardboard Hansel and Gretel witch candy house
– Tree stump cupcake stands on candlestick holders
– ‘Follow the Crumbs’ scavenger hunt & paper candy cottage decorating activity
– Themed Hansel and Gretel Birthday cake, mini cinnamon buns & Make your own trail mix!

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Sweet & Dainty Dora Inspired Ballerina Party

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Alexis of Sugar Sweet took her daughter’s favorite character and crafted an adorable birthday party with everything pink, ruffled & sweet! Her Sweet Dora Inspired Ballerina Party is full of dainty doilies, girly lace and an ombre of ruffles, including Ayva’s adorable party outfit!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Cotton candy ‘Fairy Floss’ containers tied with twine
– Gorgeous pink ombre ruffle cake with ribbon accent
– Pastel pink panna cotta jars & pink + teal macarons
– Crafted doily garland and pink ruffle table runner
– Ice cream bar with ‘Yum’ chalkboard sign

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It’s Game Time Football Party {PART 1} + Free Printables!

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The NFL Playoffs are in full swing and that means the Big Game is right around the corner… so gather up a crowd and recreate our “It’s Game Time” Football Party, filled with FREE football printables + lots of ideas that are easy to recreate!

We aimed to bring the game to life through the party details, from a crepe paper “referee striped” table and photo booth backdrop to yarn “cheerleader pom poms” and stadium-style food presentation. The free printables include food flags, cupcake toppers, signage, personality badges and more! Scroll down for a peek at Part 1, then head over to Part 2 for additional details!

 

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Personality inspired plates for “The Sampler” (a little bit of everything!) & “The Nibbler” (small bites!)
– “Go Team”and “Touchdown” Pennant Flag Cookies
– “Pick your personality” badges, which are great as drink markers!
– DIY photo booth with referee striped backdrop + printable football stick props

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{Party of 5} Purple Butterfly, Favorite Things, Baking Party, Camouflage Bachelorette, & Dinosaur

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Here we go with the latest round of Party of 5 picks from the incredible submissions that come our way! This week you’ll find the following creative themes:

– Purple Butterfly Dessert Table
– My Favorite Things Rainbow Party
– Pink & Blue Baking Birthday
– Pink & Camouflage Bachelorette Party
– Safari Dinosaur Party

1. Purple and White Butterfly Party (pictured above) by Nicky – Sweet Details

2. My Favorite Things Party by Made by a Princess

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Girly & Pink Powder Puff Football Party

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Girls can be play ball too, and Meredith of MJ Paperie scored a touchdown on this Girly & Pink Powder Puff Football Party for her daughter Avery’s second birthday! The crowd supported team Avery and her awesome concession stand food, fabulous football cake, delicious hot cocoa bar and football cookie favors!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Football dessert table with a pink ruffle football cake, oreo truffle pops & chocolate covered pretzels
– Adorable ‘Put Your Game Face On’ photo party invitation with the birthday girl
– Concession stand food with a mini slider bar, mac n’ cheese, baked beans & salad
– Hot cocoa bar with chocolate dipped spoons, marshmallows and candy toppings

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Glam 50 Shades of Grey Themed Birthday

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We have another 50 Shades of Grey Themed Birthday to share for the EL James’ fans out there! With glam glitter cake pops, fabulous favors and gorgeous guilty pleasures on the dessert table… Ashley of Sole Luxe Events would have me tied up at this birthday party all night! ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Amazing ombre & striped tiered cake with detailed fondant tie, handcuffs & key
– Guilty Pleasures chocolate handcuffs & Soft Limit sugar cookies
– “Laters Baby” goody bags with “Quit Biting That Lip… Gloss,” and “Like to Be Bad” nail polish
– DIY Ombre Scallop Backdrop
– Ice cream sundae bar with S & M Sprinkles + M&Ms and Foreplay Fudge

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Modern Little Gentleman First Birthday

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Take out your top hats, spectacles & suspenders for this Modern Little Gentleman First Birthday! Valerie of Top It Off Designs supplied milk boxes, photo booth props, polka dot covered oreos and decorated with hydrangeas, wrapped boxes and festive mustache balloons… and she handed out fabulous favors to match!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Button down & bow tie fondant cupcake toppers
– Mustache and bow tie sugar cookies!
– Creative button + ric rac “suspender” decorated can with fabulous felt bow tie, spectacle & mustache photo props
– “Got Milk Stache” wrapped chocolate milk boxes
– Favor ties for the boys, bowtie headbands for the girls and mustache glasses for the adults!

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Awesome Retro 50s Inspired Diner {2nd Birthday}

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Belinda of Styled By Belle rocked some serious style together for her son’s Retro 50’s Diner Party! She really brought a diner setting to her own home, from the classic diner lunch food, retro serviette dispensers and table numbers to the amazing macaron hamburgers & milkshakes for dessert!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Make your own milkshake station with red milk jug & four syrup flavors
– Adorable sundae cupcakes with a striped straw & fondant cherry on top!
– Soda jerk costume for the birthday boy & black Ray Ban glasses for the “greaser” party guests
– Checkerboard vinyl flooring sheet & red + white checkered tablecloths
– Awesome custom take-out gable boxes for party guests!

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Little Chef’s Kitchen Inspired Dessert Table

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Stephanie of Spaceships and Laser Beams has a fabulous recipe for a low budget & cute mice inspired baking party! Creative chef hat marshmallows and popcorn jar lids are just step 1 to this fun Little Chef’s Kitchen Dessert Table!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Chocolate mice made from Hershey Kisses and sliced almonds
– Walnut cheesecakes served in sweet bell peppers + lemon custard served in lemons
– Cute little mice in chef hats on red stripe straws with “drink up” signs
– Low budget kitchen utensils used for decor & displaying cookie dough balls

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Vintage Ice Cream Parlor {Engagement Party}

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Love is Sweet‘, and so is this Vintage Ice Cream Parlor Engagement PartyTania of totful memories lovingly hand-crafted this ice cream bar for her brother and soon-to-be wife with super custom details! From the waffle cone sleeves to the yummy candy toppings, this was such a special treat, not only the engaged couple but also for all of the party guests!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– ‘Est. 2012’, ‘T&T’, and ‘Love is Sweet’ printables
– Vintage syrup bottles with pink ribbon & flavor labels
– Ice cream toppings served in glass waffle cone cups with striped straw flags
– Adorable ice cream cone sugar cookies with rainbow sprinkles!

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Pretty Princess Tea Party

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Each guest is treated like royalty at this Pretty Princess Tea Party (knights included!) put on by Michelle of Lemiga Events. Complete with full costume, festive activities, fancy linens & florals, this birthday is nothing short of a grand celebration! The detail on the castle cake is fantastic, not to mention the adorable paper castle stands for the embellished crown cupcakes!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Dress boutique with princess dresses, necklaces, crowns & face painting
– Make your own princess wand activity
– Custom tissue paper flowers, ribbon tassels with oversized balloons & pretty linens
– Festive & bright floral arrangements & wire spouting tea pot arrangement
– Fabric wrapped boxes with jewel embellishments as stands for the cake and florals

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