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{Party of 5} Construction Birthday, Barnyard Bash, Princess Party, Monster Truck Birthday, Twins Frozen Party

Here we go with the latest round of Friday Party of 5 picks from our HWTM.com members! Just click on a party title or collage to check out the full album & details from the following creative events:

 Construction Birthday Party
 Vintage Barnyard Bash 1st Birthday
– Perfectly Pink Princess
 Birthday Party
– Joint Monster Truck Birthday Party

 Twins’ Frozen Birthday Party

1. Construction Birthday Party (pictured above) from MayDetails Printable Celebrations

{Party of 5} Construction Birthday, Barnyard Bash, Princess Party, Monster Truck Birthday, Twins Frozen Party

2. Vintage Barnyard Bash 1st Birthday by Simply Perfect Events

{Party of 5} Construction Birthday, Barnyard Bash, Princess Party, Monster Truck Birthday, Twins Frozen Party

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FREE PRINTABLES! Toy Inspired Royal First Birthday Bash

As promised, here are links to download the {free!} party printables that I designed for our recent Royal First Birthday Bash collaboration with Fisher-Price®. I had fun with these and hope you guys are able to put them to good use! You’ll find a preview of everything below, followed by the download links.

As always, if you end up using our free printables we LOVE to see/hear about it, so please let us know! And be sure to check out the main post and Fisher-Price® Royal Birthday Party Guide for lots of coordinating party ideas and DIY project tutorials. Enjoy! :)

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Toy Inspired Royal First Birthday Bash for Fisher Price

ROYAL MEETS TOY {The Challenge}

When it comes to “Royal” party themes, visions of glitzy details and fancy-schmancy-in-general decorations are usually what first come to mind (as evidenced in my friend’s royal baby shower, during which I had to restrain myself from glittering everything in sight!).

So, when Fisher-Price® recently asked me to come up with a Royal First Birthday Bash theme that aligned with their {very clean, very modern-looking} brand and classic toys, figuring out the right way to merge these 2 looks was definitely a bit of a design challenge at first!

I was excited to see if I could figure it out though, because “Royal” and Prince/Princess themes are very popular for first birthday parties right now, so a very childlike, toy-inspired twist on this theme sounded especially fitting! Plus, Charm City Cakes bakery was already doing the cake, and I’ll jump at the chance to rub elbows pixels with Ace of Cakes any day. ;)

Toy Inspired Royal First Birthday Bash for Fisher Price

The Starting Point

Whenever I’m working on a new theme, I try to come up with 1 or 2 ideas that really make sense for the project, then use those as the foundation for the theme. For this project, it was the Rock-a-Stack® castle (as seen on the far right of the top image here) and the Corn Popper Inspired Cake Popper (more on that later).

For the first idea, a spray painted sugar cone + felt flag quickly transformed this classic baby toy into a “castle turret” – which then led to a full DIY Birthday Castle Centerpiece idea and also gave me the starting point for the paper details/printables, which you can download for free right here! I also used the “turrets” on their own as accent decor:

Toy Inspired Royal First Birthday Bash for Fisher Price

The “party guests” were friends and friends-of-friends. The littlest ones were quite enthralled with the ball garlands in particular (see the DIY tutorial here). My own daughters jumped in on the action too, and Sonny caught what is easily one of my favorite pictures of our youngest daughter (Rylie) ever. ;)

Toy Inspired Royal First Birthday Bash for Fisher Price

Of course I couldn’t resist getting just a tiny bit of sparkle into this royal theme… glittered washi tape on the bamboo forks did the trick! The party straws also had metallic gold stars:

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{Party of 5} Peacock Shower, Ivory & Lace, Annie Birthday, Ladybug Picnic, Angry Bird day

Here we go with the latest round of Friday Party of 5 picks from our HWTM.com members! Just click on a party title or collage to check out the full album & details from the following creative events:

 Peacock Baby Shower
 Ivory & Lace Dessert Table
– Annie Birthday Party
– DIY Ladybug Picnic Birthday Party

 Angry Bird-day Party

1. Peacock Baby Shower (pictured above) from Erika’s Elegance

{Party of 5} Peacock Shower, Ivory & Lace, Annie Birthday, Ladybug Picnic, Angry Bird day

2. Ivory & Lace Dessert Table by Sweet Candy Couture

{Party of 5} Peacock Shower, Ivory & Lace, Annie Birthday, Ladybug Picnic, Angry Bird day

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In continuation of today’s Flamingo Fiesta Part 1 post, here we go with Part 2: Crafting and Desserts! Just like the Sauza® Sparkling Margarita bar and dinner table from Part 1, the dessert station features playful flamingo-inspired colors and elements + an ample dose of sparkle. The treats were simple and easy: homemade watermelon cupcakes + […]

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You can never go wrong with crafting, cocktails, and a little sparkle …at least in my book! So when I was recently asked to dream up some creative inspiration for a fun Girls Night In featuring Sauza® Sparkling, last month, this tried-and-true combo is exactly where I started. ;) The weather is warm and summer […]

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