Rustic & Vintage Aviation Party

vintage aviation party

Airplanes, burlap, and a whole lotta’ vintage style, this is one soaring celebration! Nikki Hernan styled a Rustic & Vintage Aviation Party complete with luggage risers, sky high snacks and knitted bunting. (Find more Vintage Airplane Party Ideas here and here!)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS, to look out for:

  • Airplane cookies, Macarons and Airmail snacks
  • F-111 Jet Plane as the dessert table backdrop!
  • Model airplane topped chocolate cake on a suitcase riser

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Radical TMNT Party Ideas!

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With a birthday boy obsessed with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, plus a tight timeline and budget, Kiira Turnbow of Eye Heart Pretty Things pulled off some totally Radical TMNT Party Ideas! The coolest idea here is her green balloons wrapped in crepe paper representing each ninja turtle, so creative! Be sure to look through all the  clever party food and DIY ideas for your own “turtlized” pizza party. :)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Michelangelo’s Orange Slices + Donatello’s Dark Chocolate
  • DIY Felt Masks and Ninja Turtle Piñata
  • Oreo Manhole Covers, Ninja Cookies, Lemon Lime Ooze & Ninja Candy Sushi

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PINK Supergirl Party {Joint Birthday}

cape cake pops for a super girl party

Amanda Soloman of Fabracadabra Designs, created a PINK Supergirl Party {Joint Birthday} for KK and Harper, full of girl power and lots of PINK! There are a few reasons why this party is super special… first of all, it’s Amanda’s very FIRST client party (we think she did a fabulous job!) and it’s a super hero party for GIRLS. Most often this theme is designed for an action packed boys party boys, so it’s really neat to see it with a girly, glittery twist. :)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Mint, Pink and black “Happy Birthday” Dessert Table Banner Bunting
  • Pink Lighting Lemonade and Hero H20 + Power Pasta and Strengthening Steak
  • Masked pink cake pops with green capes, two tier cake and candy in apothecary jars
  • Pink party capes + photo props to “unleash your inner hero” and zap a picture at the photo booth :)

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“Cherish The Classics” Book Themed Back to School Tea Party

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“An elegant afternoon affair to celebrate friendship, cherish classic literature, and commemorate the first day of Kindergarten for some very lovely little ladies.” Nicole Gould of Million Dollar $mile Celebrations invited her daughters’ future classmates to a “Cherish The Classics” Book Themed Back to School Tea Party inspired by female writers with creative book page inspired decor. I love this fresh {girly!} take on a back to school celebration – the mother-daughter activities and afternoon tea style is a charming way to get your little girls excited for this next chapter! ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Dainty “brooch” topped macarons displayed in an open book
  • “Reading is food for thought” utensil packets + cupcakes in teacups with mini book namecard toppers
  • Stacked book risers, book page dessert table backdrop and craft table paper book garland
  • Mother-daughter crafting with crayons and supplies in pink depression ware
  • Mimosas and macarons for the mommies! :)


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Comic Inspired Wonder Woman Dessert Table

wonder woman theme party

POW! Yolanda Cerra of Kiss Me Kate designed this AMAZING Comic Inspired Wonder Woman Dessert Table for Gisele’s 4th birthday! With a colorful skyscraper backdrop and Diana’s iconic Lasso of Truth, this star-spangled party would definitely make the Warrior Princess proud!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Wonder Woman tiara cupcake wrappers & comic book style chocolate bars
  • Candies in skyscraper decorated bins and star-spangled outfit inspired bunting banner shape
  • Star embellished macarons and cake pops + “YUM!” kids table place settings
  • Yellow polka dot favor bags with a cut out star handle

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{Party of 5} Shark Party, Airplane Birthday, Petting Zoo, Pink Princess & Mermaid Party

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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:

– Jaw-some Shark Birthday
– Airplane Birthday Party
– Farm Animal Petting Zoo Party
– Pretty & Pink Princess 4th Birthday
– Aqua and Coral Mermaid Party

1. Shark Party (pictured above) by ReneesSoirees

2. Airplane Birthday Party by CircusBerry

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Cute Blue Elephant Dessert Table {Boys Christening}

Elephant Ombre Blue Ruffle Cake

Akrivi De Lorenzo of Party Printables by Akrivi styled this cutie patootie Blue Elephant Dessert for her nephew’s Christening party. Friendly elephant printables and an adorable blue ruffle cake {topped with a super cute little elephant} and lots of candy made this party extra sweet! (For more elephant party ideas look here and here!)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Blue ombre ruffle cake with cute tiny elephant fondant topper
  • Polka dot printables with cute elephant icon holding a cross balloon
  • Elephant cookies (inspired by the printables) + elephant oreo toppers
  • Picture frame dessert trays with patterned paper liners

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Colorful “By the Boardwalk” Summer Birthday Party

Boardwalk Birthday Party

Pink popcorn, snow cones, cotton candy…. oh how sweet summer is! ;) Jess of Party Box Design sure knows how to style a party with her cute colors choices, whimsical printables and chevron pattern galore! For her daughter Charlotte’s big day, she went all out with a colorful and bright “By the Boardwalk” Summer Birthday Party complete with a snow cone machine, pretty party tassels, and even cotton candy coladas! Yummy!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Ferris wheel cookies by Cookies are my Canvas + candy inspired cupcake toppers
  • Cotton candy and snow cone machines with custom snow cone flavor labels
  • Purple chevron drink station with colorful tissue tassel garland by The Flair Exchange 
  • Adorable birthday girl dressed in a bright & fun pink tutu!

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Chic “Lola” Perfume Themed Baby Shower

perfume inspired baby shower

Now here’s a baby shower theme that makes SCENTS! ;)

Krishann of His Mrs. Her Mr. celebrated the arrival of her little Lola with a Chic “Lola” Perfume Themed Baby Shower. From the glam frozen yogurt venue to the creative perfume sample labels with glittered clothespins, this party has me wishing I owned a beautiful bottle of this perfume!

P.S. Check out Krishann’s list of more Perfume Inspired Baby Names.

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Perfume sample food labels with ribbon and glittered clothespins
  • Wishes for big sister, nail polish favors and pretty pink lemonade
  • Amazing, sparkly maternity dress and blush baby shoes as decor
  • Candy in jars, mini blackberry cupcakes and frozen yogurt!

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DIY Tutorial: Cookie Jars (For A Milk & Cookies Party)

diy tutorial for cookie jar favors for a milk and cookies party

Jennifer Carver of Banner Events is sharing a simple tutorial for making DIY Cookie Jar Favors as seen in her Vintage Milk & Cookies Party. The Anders Ruff Printables inspired the jars, displayed throughout the party… and the best part? They really do work as fabulous favors since they are affordable, act as an extension of your party theme and allow YOU to have fun gettin’ crafty! ;)

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Dreamy “Little Ladies” Tea Party

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Dotted with butterflies, Alice in Wonderland inspiration and whimsical feminine details, this Dreamy “Little Ladies” Tea Party looks like my kind of afternoon! Sarah Story Photography photographed all the beautiful details that Belle Adorn styled plus their darling little models: Taylor, Talea & Savarna! (In the above photo, Talea looks like a mini Glinda from The Wizard of Oz to me! Anyone else agree?)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Dainty lace tablecloth from Robin’s Nest Vintage + inspired butterfly cookies
  • Pink Lemonade, candies in jars, swirl lollipops and mini cupcakes with butterfly toppers
  • “Drink Me” Tags, an “Alice” Cake by by TasTeeTreats4U and mismatched tea cups and saucers

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Colorful Back To School Event {Giving Back: Visitation House}

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Miranda Konieczny of Whimsically Detailed wanted to give a little love back, and decided a giveaway with a “party in a box” for a child in need would be a fun way to do it… but because of a lovely letter, it turned into something more (read the full story in her details). She hosted a special event for the Visitation House, a shelter for women and their children, with a back to school party to prepare them for the new year ahead.

Over $750 of gifts for the kids were donated (view all the amazing sponsors below!) from school supplies to desserts for the party and free printables by Miranda. This Colorful Back to School Event really made a difference for these kids and their mothers, just look at their happy faces!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Backpack, book worm and chalkboard cupcakes
– “Pencil” gum ball tubes and paper apple + school bus favor boxes with “report card” printables!
– Colorful ripped fabric bunting and super cute polka dot cake with a ruler trim
– School bus and gold star cake pops, ruler cookies & school inspired t-shirts

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Rainbow UP Inspired First Birthday Party

up inspired rainbow first birthday

Up, Up and away… it’s Lilly’s first birthday! Jackie of Sweet Dreams Bakery designed a whimsical UP Inspired Owl First Birthday Party for her sweet birthday girl with a gorgeous cake and beautiful rainbow desserts! And David and Drexelle Park of D. Park Photography captured the adorable owl favor tags, crafty centerpieces and more must-see playful party details! (For more UP Inspired Parties go here and here!)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Mix and Match Party Straws, Jenga Guest Book + Fun Birthday Girl Facts
  • Rainbow Macarons, Cupcakes and Happy Birthday Banner
  • Mint Green Ombre Cake & crafted UP house inspired centerpieces!
  • Polka dot goody bags with Pinwheels and Cookie Jar party favors with owl tags


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Yellow & Gray Owl Themed Twins Baby Shower

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With adorable printables by Laila Plant of One Inspired Party & rustic woodland decor, this Yellow & Gray Owl Themed Twin Baby Shower is absolutely GORGEOUS! The creative “mini cakes” tower by Cake Designs by Edda + the breath-taking florals by Avant Gardens are just some of the beautiful creations that make this celebration an absolute hoot! :)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Beautiful mini cakes on a tiered tower with adorable fondant owl toppers
  • Gorgeous and whimsical wishing tree + Owl silhouette wishing tags
  • Rustic, mossy branch centerpiece with daisy & billy button florals
  • Pretty gray and yellow owl cake pops with sparkly sprinkles

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{Party of 5} Construction, Masquerade Bachelorette, Monster First Birthday, Pink Lemonade & Horse Race

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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:

– Creative Construction Birthday
– Pink & Black Masquerade Bachelorette Party
– Monster First Birthday
– Bright & Girly Pink Lemonade Party
– Horse Race Party

1. Constructing Some Fun! (pictured above) by BrittanyDean

2. Glam Masquerade Bachelorette Party by Wanz

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Darlin’ Pink & Brown Pony Party

pink pony cake

Hold onto your ponies & get ready to hit the trails! Krista O’Byrne of Hoopla Events rounded up the cutest desserts and decor for her daughter’s Pink & Brown Rustic Pony Party! This little rodeo celebration is a cowgirl’s dream, saddled up with pretty pink tulips, pony rides, and a rootin’ tootin’ good time!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Rustic lemonade stand with burlap bunting & pink lemonade in mason jars
  • Beautiful photography by Lauren Oliver Photography + party printables by The TomKat Studio
  • Cute horse cake pops by Sugar Krystle’s and wooden cowgirl silhouette backdrop
  • Letter dishes filled with candy and lollipop favors in mini galvanized buckets
  • Hay bales, pony rides & a cute horse themed bounce house!

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Koi Fish Theme Party {First Birthday}

Blue & Orange Koi Fish Birthday Cake

Inspired by this post (Wow… from over three years ago!) and her little fighter Carter, mommy Enjoli of Sugar Shack Crafts put together this Koi Fish Theme Party to symbolize Carter’s determination to grow strong and healthy (Read her details below to hear his story). With a few friendly fishy faces & an ADORABLE birthday boy, this celebration is lighthearted, memorable and absolutely perfect.

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Amazing Koi Fish and wave birthday cake + incredible koi cookies by The Cookie Queen
  • Origami fishing pole and cake pop centerpiece with big paper “1”
  • Swedish Fish and Rice Krispie treat sushi rolls
  • Decorative high chair ribbon bunting with an “I am one!” birthday sign

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Bright & Girly Flamingo Pool Party

Pink Flamingo Pool Party

Flamingos and pool parties just seem to go perfectly together, don’t they? :) Cris McGrath of Crissy’s Crafts made me want to dive right in and try on those silly sunglasses, snack on pink wafer “rafts” and enjoy the summer time fun at her Bright & Girly Flamingo Pool Party

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Blue & pink welcome wreath made from umbrella cocktail sticks
– Creative dessert bar with snow cone cupcakes, popsicle cake pops and Hibiscus Flower Lollipops
– Cute “Tiki Bar” drink station with assorted drinks + Flamingo straw decorations

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{Party of 5} Girly Safari, Vineyard Wedding, Minnie Mouse First Birthday, Science Party & Candyland

Girly and glamorous safari party

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:

– Bright & Girly Safari Party
– Charming Yellow and Blue Vineyard Wedding
– Pink Polka Dot Minnie Mouse First Birthday
– Science Themed 8th Birthday Party
– Super Sweet Candyland Birthday

1. Eve’s Safari Party (pictured above) by Le Petite Soirees

2. Spring Vineyard and Waterfront Unique and Colorful Wedding by anotisse

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“Bless This Nest” Bird Baby Shower {Gender Neutral}

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Events By Kate dreamed up a charming Bird Baby Shower with vintage trunks, rustic florals and gender neutral sweets. The beautiful “Bless This Nest” concept for a sweet mama-to-be, soothing beige color palette and woodland feel is just so tweet! (View more Bird themed shower ideas go here and here!)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Birdcage centerpiece filled with rustic florals + vintage trunks
  • Darling rosette cake with green bird cookie topper and apothecary jars filled with treats
  • Nested cupcakes, bird silhouette printable wrapped chocolate bars and bird printed muslin favor bags

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Creative & FUN Big Top Circus Party {First Birthday}

colorful circus birthday party

Come one, come all! Juli Smigelsky of Tabletop Treats designed this Creative & FUN Big Top Circus Party in the backyard for her adorable birthday boy Jack! Full of fabulous first birthday party ideas with bold Big Top style and clever cupcakes + carnival inspired treats, this party is a PRIZE in itself! :)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Personalized circus tent cups & buckets + party prizes
  • Amazing Circus Tent Smash Cake by Annie’s Creations
  • Ticket embellishments, popcorn flowers and packaged popcorn favors
  • Patterned paper bunting garlands and bold carnival inspired printables by Dimple Prints
  • Creative Cupcakes 3 Ways: Popcorn, Snow Cones & Hamburgers!

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Polka Dot & Pink Minnie Mouse First Birthday Party

Pink Polka Dot Minnie Mouse Birthday Cake

Hot pink tutus & sparkly mouse ears are just the beginning of this Polka Dot & Pink Minnie Mouse First Birthday Party by Mama Mouse Kathy! ;) This bright birthday celebration for mini mouseketeer, Azaliah, has girly & glam party outfits, tons of cute Minnie treats (wrapped in darling pink bows!) and party polka dots all over, so say cheers and get ready for some fabulous inspiration!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Pink, black and polka dot Minnie Mouse birthday cake + matching smash cake!
  • Minnie Mouse Cake Pops, “I’m 1” Highchair Banner and Minnie decorated plates
  • Matching Minnie Mouse costumes with custom shirts and pink tutus
  • Silhouette birthday banner and Minnie Mouse paper lantern

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Adorable Teddy Bear Baby Shower

Boys Teddy Bear Baby Shower

If you have a soft spot for fluffy and oh-so-cute teddy bears, then this Adorable Teddy Bear Baby Shower is a cuddly dream come true! Ivana & Michal of Petit Gateau Concept Parties styled this charming boy’s baby shower, while creating absolutely FLAWLESS teddy bear inspired desserts! From teddy bear cake pops & macarons to a teddy bear pancake breakfast, this party is un-bear-ably cute!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Teddy Bear pancake breakfast with chocolate milk
  • AMAZING dessert table with teddy bear macarons, bear claw cupcakes & more
  • Ribbon and yarn wrapped “baby” letters + Sweet teddy bear decor

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{Under the Sea} Princess Mermaid Party

Princess mermaid birthday cake

Welcome to Princess Lagoon where the starfish have sparkles, seahorses are pink and mermaids wear princess crowns! Mommy, Alexandra of Enchanted Events & Design must have been swimming in creativity to dream up such a magical 5th birthday for her daughter Taline, because this Princess Mermaid Party is an under the sea wonder!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • DIY paper lantern jellyfish with crepe paper tentacles + hanging fish nets filled with balloons
  • “Fish-scale” table runners made from circular place mats
  • Birthday girl photo table with big pink brass ship centerpiece
  • Creative “sushi” roll up sandwiches, crab apples, goldfish snacks and a adorable Princess Mermaid cake

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Vintage Baseball Party {Burlap & Houndstooth}

Baseball jersey birthday cake

Batter’s up! Shying away from the traditional baseball theme, Tara of One Stylish Party threw an extra cute curveball with this amazing Vintage Baseball Party for her little slugger’s 3rd birthday! Burlap, houndstooth and hunter green decor create a rustic & masculine vibe, while the ballpark inspired sweet treats round out the bases and bring this party in for a home run!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Vintage “concessions” dessert table with rustic wooden backdrop & rag-tie bunting
  • Awesome baseball jersey inspired birthday cake with baseball hat topper
  • Mini apple pies, baseball cake pops, “hamburger” cupcakes & “french fry” cookies!

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{Party of 5} Minnie Mouse, Russian Doll, Tea Party, Gender Reveal & Pirates of the Caribbean

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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:

– Minnie Mouse Party
– Russian Doll First Birthday
– Tea Party
– Gender Reveal {Peace, Love & Baby}
– Pirates of the Caribbean Party

1. Modern Minnie Mouse Party (pictured above) by thehuntedinterior

2. Matryoshka Themed 1st Birthday by Kara’s Domestic Life

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Magical Sleeping Beauty Party {Princess Birthday}

sleeping beauty dessert table

Make it pink, make it blue… or just make it both! With a little help from the fairy godmothers, Suzanne of Fanciful Events beautifully styled this Magical Sleeping Beauty Party! The creative castle inspired backdrops, paper stained glass windows and sweet “Briar Rose” inspired treats have this enchanting celebration fit to grace the fairest princess!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Amazing paper stained glass window & castle door backdrops
  • Pretty “Briar Rose” cake pops, fondant pillow Oreo toppers and magic wand lollipops
  • “Make it Pink, Make it Blue” favor table with pink & blue tutus
  • Cupcake decorating station + “Make your own dress fit to grace a fair Princess” station

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Girly & PINK Ombre First Birthday Party

Pink Ombre First Birthday Party

Gorgeous peonies, party ruffles and playful confetti… Bridget’s first birthday has no shortage of pretty pink details! Mommy, Erin Durocher, dreamed up her daughter’s Girly & PINK Ombre First Birthday Party with accents of aqua, crafted photo garland and a brilliant cake by Entirely Sweet!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • White ruffle dessert table backdrop, chocolate dipped pretzels & ombre chevron cupcake toppers
  • Aqua high chair + pink glittery “one” birthday banner and embellished party hat by Crepe Confectionary
  • Drizzled “Thanks for popping by!” popcorn favors
  • Ruffled pink tutu birthday girl outfit (and stylish party outfit for mom too!)

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Farmer’s Market Inspired Backyard BBQ {First Birthday}

Farmer's Market Inspired Backyard BBQ

As a lover of local farmers markets and summer barbecues, Kiira Turnbow of Eye Heart Pretty Things stole my heart with her Farmer’s Market Inspired Backyard BBQ to celebrate her son Judah’s first birthday! Full of affordable DIY projects and thrifted pieces, this is one of those parties that would be so fun to recreate…  and I just have to say, the vibrant florals in vintage cans, paper bag + kraft paper decor and colorful, fresh food looks amazing… I think I know what I’ll be doing this weekend! ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Playful floral arrangements in up-cycled vintage cans
  • Vintage first birthday invitation, red gingham tablecloth & fresh lemonade
  • Wheel barrow and egg carton cupcake displays
  • Paper bag snack packs + berry baskets filled with fresh fruit & veggies
  • Adorable mini confetti cake smash cake with “1” kraft paper party flag topper

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{Party of 5} Star Wars Birthday, Ice Cream Party, Summer Games, Princess Charity Event & Gender Reveal

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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:

– Star Wars Birthday
– Ice Cream Party
– The Summer Games (8th Birthday Party)
– Princess Charity Event
– Gender Reveal Party

1. star wars (pictured above) by OOH LALA EVENTS

2. Ice-cream Party by skye1

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