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Bright & Cheery Flirty Birdie Forest Party

brightly colored outdoor forest bird party

Tweet Tweet! A little bird told me about this AMAZING Flirty Birdie Forest Party by Angela DiVincenti of Angela Marie Events, and I am just swooning. The bright colors really pop against the natural scenery, from bright patterned printables and candies, to the cupcakes and table runner. Being outdoors, Angela made sure to include plenty of natural touches as well, like burlap, wood and moss. I just love how well everything comes together. 

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Bird & flower cookies on sticks, cleverly displayed in watering cans
– Candy-filled chocolate & shredded wheat bird’s nests + gumball necklaces for each guest
– Colorful painted twig “bird’s nest” plate chargers
– Framed patterned fabrics make a pretty backdrop for the forest floor photo booth
– Paint your own birdhouse activity + bubbles and bumble bee bath fizz party favors

bird topped, cloud decorated sunny teal cake

hanging birdhouse party decor and dessert table

chalkboard welcome sign for an outdoor bid party

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Creative Grand Slam Baseball Birthday Party

baseball birthday party dessert table

This Baseball Birthday Party is definitely a home run! Lindsay Longacre of LVL Events knocked it out of the park for little Austin, who turned 2. I love the look on his face when he’s at bat at the air-powered tee ball — now there’s a heavy hitter in the making! Alongside his baby brother in the hand painted photo stand-in, these boys look ready for the big leagues! Well, maybe in a couple years, with Mom’s approval of course. ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Vintage food carts + stadium inspired food like nachos, churros and french fries
– Chocolate covered pretzel baseball bats, baseball truffles, baseball cake pops, & rice krispie treat jerseys!
– Cool grass table runner loaded with cracker jacks and baseball gloves
– Cool hand painted stadium sign + awesome giant baseball and field cake
– Baseball photo booth with helmets, fan gear & silly glasses

family baseball team photo booth and stadium sign

baseball party grass lined kids table

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Sweet & Colorful 90th Birthday Garden Party

pink garden party 90th birthday dessert table

What a breath of FRESH air to break up winter! Kenna O’Brien of Miss Party Mom styled this Sweet 90th Birthday Garden Party for her husband’s Grandmother, Roberta. Just about everything was handcrafted, including the amazing ’90’ centerpiece, which was a combination of muffin tins and spray paint! As always, Kenna’s got tons of awesome tips and tricks like this in her party details, so make sure to check those out for more great ideas!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Flower decorated, potted plant chocolate covered Oreos + flower topped cupcakes
– Bright gerber daisy wreath + adorable tree decorated with button blossoms and fabric leaves
– Pink ombre ’90’ centerpiece + heartwarming Family Tree table with framed pictures of Roberta’s family
– Bright chalkboard welcome sign, garden flower cookie party favors & bright tulle chair backs

pink and green 90th birthday party

rainbow birthday party decor and balloons

bird and garden party

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Southwestern Style Pow-Wow First Birthday

indian tee pee party

As someone who enjoys lots of simple, homemade touches in a party, I am absolutely loving this Pow-Wow Style Southwestern First BirthdayMark Nabong of Mark William Photography photographed the party while the birthday boy’s mom, Holly, DIYed just about every cute thing you see. From the tee pee and ‘1’ sugar cookies, to hand painted terra cotta pot and figurine centerpieces, you’ll see why this little pow-wow makes me say “Wow.”

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Hand painted first year statistics sign + stamped feather party favor jars, filled with homemade crayons!
– Carrot cupcakes with feather toppers, a dream-catcher decorated tee pee & color blocked drift wood
– Peach and teal hand painted chevron striped tablecloth and napkin weight rocks (such a cute idea)
– The most adorable welcome sign and tribal-print outfit for the birthday boy (love those pants!)

tribal print indian invitation

hand painted first year stats sign and tee pee

chevron watering hole and cactus centerpiece

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{Party of 5} Orchid Wedding, Noah’s Ark, Farm Animals, Gypsy Party, Geometric Brunch

radiant orchid purple and green wedding

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:

– Radiant Orchid Wedding
Vintage Noah’s Ark Birthday Party
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Moroccan Gypsy Birthday Party
Farm Animals Birthday Party
Geometric Brunch

1. Radiant Orchid Wedding (pictured above) by Alchemy Fine Events

2. Vintage Noah’s Ark 1st Birthday Party by Clemens Designs

rainbow vintage noahs ark first birthday

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Super Cool Science Experiment Birthday Party

a super cool green and black science experiment 6th birthday party

Alexis Turner of Sugar Sweet hypothesized that her son would love this Science Experiment Birthday Party, and I think we can all agree that she was spot on! I love how the radioactive green & black color palette plus the use of dry ice really brings this party to life. The science-filled chalkboard backdrop brings me right back to high school Chemistry, only I wish we got to do these kinds of awesome experiments! ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Hazardous nuclear waste that seems to be attracting all sorts & periodic element cookies
– The coolest periodic table cake topped with bubbling beakers + petri dishes of slimy gummy worms
– Doctor play set party favors, including candy-filled syringes and happy little capsule pens
– ‘Mad Doctor Formula,’ which has 110% of your daily toxins intake (70% of which comes from Monster Breath)

periodic table element sugar cookies and lime green gumballs

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Magical Peter Pan and Neverland Birthday Party

tinker bell and tiger lily costumes for a peter pan birthday party

All you need is faith, trust and a little bit of creative pixie dust to make a spectacular Peter Pan and Neverland Party! This party, photoraphed by Cyndi Capouch Photography and styled by Michelle Samardzija of Mad Momma Events had just that and more, including super fun games like a Pirate Hook Ring Toss and Pretzel Pick Up, plus an adorable nursery-inspired entryway accented with Peter’s pesky shadow! All of the guests dressed in character, and they all look so cute I can hardly stand it — I think I might have to steal that Tiger Lily look for next Halloween. ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Edible Pixie Dust wand-making activity, adorable plush Tinker Bell purses & sparkly fairy wings for guests
– Blue cocktails for the adults in Pirate mason Jars + “scurvy fighting” Pirate Ship fruit skewers
– Pirate’s Booty in the Lost Boy lunches + ice cream cone & pretzel “tee pees” for dessert!
– ‘Flying to Neverland’ bunting, Pages of the Disney classic hung up as a garland & a secret message in a bottle

peter pan tree signs

peter pan  nursery decor

DIY ice cream cone indian tee pees

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Slammin’ Softball 10th Birthday {Tween Party}

softball girl birthday cake

Jeannette Rivas of J at Your Service hit a home run with this Slammin’ Softball Birthday Party for her daughter. The outside-the-box color palette for a young old girl is too cool (pink is nowhere in sight!), and I’m especially loving the tough-looking cake topper… that little fondant softball player is not messing around. ;) With lots of yummy treats and fun games, including an awesome batting cages area, this birthday celebration is definitely a winner.

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Mini Foam Fingers, rock candy ‘softball bats’ + a superstar cake with a big red bow
– Awesome retro hot dog stand and clever softball-glove-turned-candy-dish
– chocolate-covered apple softballs (that would be awesome in white for baseballs too!)
– Favor buttons with cheeky phrases like “THROW like a girl” and “no place like HOME

girls softball birthday party dessert table

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{Party of 5} Vintage Circus, Girly Pink Birthday, Casino Birthday, Garden Tea Party, Vintage Rose Baptism

vintage circus baby shower party theme

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:

– Vintage Circus Baby Shower
– Girly Pink First Birthday Party
– Casino 40th Birthday Party
– Garden Tea Party
– Vintage Rose Baptism Dessert Table

1. Vintage Circus Baby Shower (pictured above) by Petit Gateau

2. Girly Pink First Birthday by Where the Green Grass Grows

girly pink and glitter fist birthday

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Avengers Inspired Superhero Birthday Bash

superhero avengers birthday party with avengers cake pops and personalized cape

Happy New Year everyone! We wanted our first post of 2014 to be SUPER awesome, so we’re kicking things off with this AMAZING Avengers Superhero Birthday Bash that Belinda Ramanauskas of Styled by Belle created for her sons 3rd birthday. The skyline dessert display and comic book pop art backdrop are incredible enough on their own, but with all of the cool sweets and creative activities thrown in, you’ve got one superTASTIC celebration… and one hero of a mom! ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Hulk Smash activity, Pin the Star on the Shield game and an adorable silly string attack
– Felt superhero masks, kid-sized lucite chairs + a personalized cape for the birthday boy
– Edible comic book art on the cake & a wooden skyline desserts display (that doubled as a photo booth!)
– Adorable Avengers cake pops, a Captain America Shield macaron tower + awesome comic book pop art cookies

comic book superhero, skyline and pop art cake

superhero felt masks, balloons, thor and other birthday party devcor

superhero kids tablescape

avengers captain america superhero sugar cookie

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{Party of 5} Peppa Pig, Spring Flowers, Cutie Pie Birthday, Kimmidoll & Carousel Party

peppa pug birthday 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:
– Spring Flowers First Birthday
– Cutie Pie Themed First Birthday
– Kimmidoll Birthday Party
– Carousel Party
1. Peppa Pig Dessert Table (pictured above) by All Things Cake and Small

2. Spring Flowers First Birthday by Sara Baig Designs

spring flowers tea party first birthday party

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Colorful & Creative Robot Birthday Party

robot themed birthday party and dessert table

If you’re on the lookout for robot party ideas, look no further – because Janie Wilson computed some serious creativity for her son’s 5th birthday with this super colorful Robot Birthday Party! Mom found just about every awesome robot activity in the book to kick this party into high gear – from robot themed games to crafty activities like painting robot banks and making your own Rice Krispie treat bots… then eating them of course! ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Life-sized handmade robots with spring-topped heads & diagnostic button fronts
– Colorful birthday cake topped decked out with gears and the cutest little blue robot topper!
– Fabulous watermelon robot filled with grapes + adorable googly-eyed cupcakes
– White chocolate mini robots, “liquid hydrogen” water bottles & a paint your own bot activity

white chocolate robots for a boys birthday party

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{Party of 5} Dinosaur Party, Sparkle from Head to Toe, Disney’s Frozen, Tis the Season for Plaid & Whimsy Wonderland

dinosaur birthday party with egg cupcakes and green and orange dino cake

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:

– Dinosaur Birthday Party
– “Sparkle from Head to Toe” Holiday Party
– Disney’s Frozen Themed Dessert Table
– ‘Tis the Season for Plaid Christmas Party
– Whimsy Wonderland 1st Birthday

1. Dinosaur Party (pictured above) by Emotion

2. Sparkle from Head to Toe by Tre Sorelle

sparkling jewelry party with fruit and bubble bar and nail painting station

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