Parties for Boys


For her son’s sixth birthday, Melissa Peterson of MudPie Parties made use of her and her husband’s awesome party space to create this Mad Dash Racing Mario Kart Birthday Party with tons of Mario themed treats & activities. To work off lunch & dessert, the kids raced around (Mario Kart style) in home-made race cars! It’s always a good sign […]

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Like many kids today, all Grant wanted for his birthday was a party centered around one of his favorite games — Minecraft. When you’ve got a party planner for a mom, especially one as talented as Juliet Boydstun, owner of the amazing party venue the COOP, sometimes other party ideas are just too good to pass up. Saved for […]

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Play ball! Abigail Barnes of Paper and Cake is batting 1000 with this All American Baseball Birthday Party that she planned and styled for her son. The birthday boy & his friends enjoyed classic baseball snacks while getting to do what they love best! I am loving the vintage feel of the printables & decor, reminds me of The Sandlot (one of […]

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Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design, and I’m back with the “Trend Alert” where I share with you some of the hottest trends in party planning! Today’s guest post is all about the hot new trend — Video Game Truck Parties! Kids have been asking for video game parties for quite some time now but NOW the new trend […]

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Is there anything better in the summertime than taking a quick family vacation to the nearest body of water and just vegging out? Throw in some fun on the water and you’ve got the perfect backdrop for a killer party! Nicole Gould of Million Dollar $mile Celebrations is back with this awesomely Retro Water Ski Beach Birthday Party. I am loving […]

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After adopting a dog, I became the most popular person at the park with every kid. Tiny squeals & requests of “Can we pet your puppy?” are everywhere (not that I or my dog mind). For her puppy-loving son, Shannon enlisted the expertise of Kelly Lyden of WH Hostess to help pull off this Cuddly & Adorable Puppy Birthday Party. The party had […]

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Attention all Minions! Laura Ritchie of Events in the City is teaching everyone how to go bananas at this Minion Academy Third Birthday Party! Laura always comes up with the most unique themes, so when her son asked for a Minion party, leave it to her to get totally creative and make some seriously cute stuff… like those Twinkie Minion cupcakes for […]

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There’s nothing quite like being out in the wilderness, huddled around a fire, roasting s’mores & telling ghost stories with friends. For her little camper’s first birthday, Eunice Kim of Sage Event Planning created this Rustic Woodland Camping First Birthday Party with lots of fun activities & relaxation in mind. I am loving the natural wooden elements and adorable felt […]

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This Magical Neverland Birthday Party must have a ton of pixie dust sprinkled on it, because it is a fairytale dream! Missy & Kristen of Sweetly Chic Events & Design created this high-flying adventure with Pixie Hollow, flying Peter Pan cookies and a sprinkling of gold glitter throughout. I love that there is a table for pint-sized pirates & Peter Pans, as well as […]

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When you can’t decide on a specific super hero to focus a party around, why not include a whole squad — more catchphrases to choose from, right? ;) Juliana Vargas‘s son had one requirement for his 3rd birthday: lots of his favorite super heroes. Thus, this fantastic New York City Super Hero Squad Birthday Party was born! There are […]

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With all of these Minion parties popping up, I think it’s time I finally see these Despicable Me movies (I know, I know — how have I not?!) It’s easy to love all of the details Aline Menezes of Pink Atelie de Festas put into this One in a Minion Birthday Party though, even without having seen the movies. From Gru’s […]

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We recently styled a farm party (which you’ll see hopefully soon!), so my subconscious is still on the lookout for cute country western ideas. So it’s no wonder why I am loving this Rustic Wild West Cowboy 1st Birthday Party, styled by Jen of Tiny Spark with printables from Lauren Haddox of Lauren Haddox Design. Even though this is a cowboy […]

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Turn up the beats and get ready to groove! Anne Kilcullen of Seedlings by Blade busted out all of her moves to create this Rockin’ Old School Hip Hop Dance Birthday Party for her son Max. With nods to 80′s & 90′s era hip hop, it’s hard not to feel nostalgic for parties like this — just look at […]

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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 […]

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All you Mouseketeers out there are going to absolutely love this Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Birthday Party! Jennifer Carver of Banner Events brought all of the classic Disney characters together for her son’s birthday. I love all of the simple shapes & silhouettes of Mickey, Minnie & the whole gang, which are so easily recognizable you don’t even need to show […]

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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 […]

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Vrooooom!! Don’t blink or you might miss this Sharp & Modern Race Car Birthday Party zooming by! Lisa Plafadellis of Lettuce & Co styled this stylish party for her son, who loves to play with Hot Wheels, with clean lines and chic desserts. There are so many cute ideas & DIYS, but I think my favorite is the roadway tablescape, with […]

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This Dino-Mite Birthday Party looks like RAWR-ing good fun! ;) Jeannie Do brought Dinosaurs back to life with this awesome, activity-packed party. While snacking on some delicious, omnivorous food, guests were able to create some dino art, sing and dance along with a musical duo and play with the coolest reptiles! Those snakes are too freaky for me, but you […]

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Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! Paula Casas of BluGrass Designs planned this Modern Grand Prix Race Car Birthday Party for her son, who loves watching Formula One races with his Dad. I am loving the clean, sleek look & color palette combined with the shabby-chic vintage details. Plus, how cute are those personalized drivers’ licenses for each little race car […]

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Dr. Seuss parties are always a classic, but the story behind this Vibrant & Fun Dr. Seuss Inspired Lorax Birthday Party allows for such a sweet botanical twist! I gotta say, I’m feeling super inspired by the classic, whimsical Seuss vibe combined with a new bunch of characters & those fluffy Truffula trees! Jen Carver of Banner Events always does a […]

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