15 Jul

Bright & Beachy Surfing Birthday Party

ombre blue beach waves and surfer topped birthday cake

As a San Diego native, spending time at the beach is a necessary part of my DNA ;). So I am loving this Bright & Beachy Surfing Birthday Party from Maria Olivia Campos of Invento Festa! Beautifully styled with bright patterns & colors, cheerful sea creature decorated desserts and an awesome surfer topped ombre ocean birthday cake (masterfully created by Maria’s team), this party is teeming with shore inspiration! Now all I want to know is, which way’s the beach?

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Octopus & seashell topped chocolate brigadeiros + flip flop chocolate pops & chocolate sand pails
– Sandy beach & drink umbrella topped cupcakes with fondant sun & crabs + candy filled beach buckets
– Shark fin topped candy jars, potted succulents & a sugar covered, fondant sculpted sand castle
– Blue chevron backdrop & paper decor, a vintage surfer’s van + beachy tote bag party favors

surfing birthday party dessert table

sandy crab and umbrella topped beach cupcakes

vintage surfer's van party decor

sand castle birthday party cake

sand pail ocean themed desserts

octopus topped chocolate brigadeiros

beach themed birthday party decoration ideas

chocolate seashell topped truffles

tropical sunshine desserts

surfing birthday party felt waves and other DIY decor

beach birthday party sunscreen tubes

beach tote bag party favors at a surfing birthday party


PARTY DETAILS as told by Maria

Diego is a little boy who loves the beach and surfing, so we made this colorful dessert table to celebrate his third birthday. I used bright colors like green, light blue, orange and navy blue for contrast. All the elements of a sunny day at the beach were created into desserts on the table. My favorite items were the chevron backdrop, the cute cake, the brigadeiros (chocolate bon bons), “sunscreen tubes” and all of the beautiful (and delicious) sweets displayed all around.



– Party Styling & Cake: Invento Festa
– Cupcakes & Other Sweets: Juliana Peres

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@meandbabyi SAYS:

Totally stealing some of these for my sons 5th bday pool party Bright & Beachy Surfing Birthday Party http://t.co/atjXCC24Zq via @hwtm_jenn

July 15, 2014 at 6:07 pm

Tre Cavil SAYS:

Wow! So creative. Love the colors! Also love that almost everything is edible!

July 15, 2014 at 8:05 pm

@Azure_Water SAYS:

Make waves with this summer surfing party that is shore to impress! http://t.co/3RyhauQxvv

July 16, 2014 at 5:27 am

@meandbabyi SAYS:

Bright & Beachy Surfing Birthday Party http://t.co/atjXCC24Zq via @hwtm_jenn

July 18, 2014 at 11:41 am

Sherilyn SAYS:

Love this!!! All of it! Where did you get the Surfin’ van? I have been looking for something like this?

July 24, 2014 at 6:37 pm

Aimee Lambert Policano SAYS:

Where did you get the boy on the top of your cake?

May 10, 2015 at 10:20 pm

Cheyenne Kozaily SAYS:

yes, where?!?!?? I need for this sunday!!!

May 12, 2015 at 8:28 am

jenn s. SAYS:

I think the cake topper is actually handmade from fondant…Maria does incredible fondant work. :)

May 12, 2015 at 2:40 pm
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