Parties for Boys


I’m so excited to share this whimsical, fun, and downright ADORABLE Dr. Seuss themed birthday party with you today! There is SO much creative inspiration that can be drawn from Dr. Seuss, and Leslie did a great job bringing many of the playful characters and stories to life in the happy-go-lucky first birthday celebration that […]

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After many years of designing stationery & party themes for the kids of others… I am thrilled to be able to share the very first party I was able to create for my OWN {darling} kid! Our daughter, Macy, turned one in March — and my husband came up with the genius idea of playing on […]

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Military-inspired themes are always popular for birthday boys, and Stephanie from Stephanie J Designs did such a great job bringing her son’s “GREEN ARMY MEN” birthday party to life in a fresh and super STYLISH way! If you check out the cool {and modern} invitation design below, I think it will be immediately apparent that […]

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Chrystal Guyette did such an AMAZING job bringing this VINTAGE AIRPLANE theme to life for her son Gavin’s birthday – from the “boarding pass” invitations mailed out envelopes fashioned from old atlases, to clever “in-flight meal style” lunches and bags of blue cotton candy adorned with cloud shaped marshmallows! The party was actually held inside […]

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Not only is today’s Real Party clever, stylish, and fantastically MODERN, it even comes bearing FREE printables & a theme “Resource Guide”! Interested yet? GOOD! Because Jackie of Jackie Culmer Photography and Design definitely whipped up a dream of a party with this “Where the Wild Things Are” inspired first birthday soirée that she both designed […]

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I’m excited to kick off the new week with a CAMPING themed birthday party that just looks like an absolute blast! And that’s exactly what a party is supposed to be, right?! Desiree from Desiree Spinner Events created such a fun adventure for this birthday boy & his guests at “CAMP LUKE“, where they were […]

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In continuation of yesterday’s insanely creative Beatles-inspired BabyMANIA party from Suzanne of SHEPAPERIE, here we go with Part 2 of that same birthday bash, which just might be your favorite part… because we’re covering the FOOD! And speaking of things that are insanely creative… check out the adorable edible “Yellow Submarines” above – made from […]

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I’m SO excited to share this ultra-creative party with you today! It’s a fantastic Beatles-inspired “BABYmania” theme designed by the ridiculously sweet & talented Suzanne of SHEPAPERIE… and from song lyrics woven throughout the invite & party decor to vinyl record pedestal stands for the sweets table and DIY retro mustache props for the “photo […]

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Ahoy, Mateys! You’re in for a real treat today as we are sharing a PIRATE Birthday Party full of inspiration, lots of goodies, and of course… some buried treasure! From the bold stripes to the vibrant color palette, we know you will find LOTS of party inspiration for your little pirates (or grown-up ones!) as we […]

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{Note from Jenn: I’m so excited to share the very first contributor post from talented designer Jessica Kirkland of Pen N’ Paperflowers with you today! One look at this party that she designed for her daughter and I think you’ll see why we’re so VERY HAPPY to have her! Also – be sure to check […]

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It seems like there have been a lot of great boy birthday party submissions lately, and I’m excited to continue that trend with this FANTASTIC Space party theme designed by the ultra-creative Kim of The Celebration Shoppe! Of course there’s no reason why this couldn’t be enjoyed by a space-loving girl too! Kim’s birthday parties […]

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Are you ready for Part 2 of Jackson’s awesome Rock Star Birthday Party? I know, you’ve been dying to see the rest of the photos and to get every last detail, right? *wink* Well, I won’t keep you waiting any longer. Here goes… {DIY FAUX DRUM SET} I wanted to include some other “rock” elements […]

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Okay… I’m SO very excited to share this new “Rock Star” real party with you today for a 3 reasons: 1. It’s RIDICULOUSLY fun/cool/creative/clever! 2. It was designed by one of our wonderful new HWTM contributors – the super-talented & creative Jessica Wilcox – mom of 3 boys and graphic designer/party stylist extraordinaire! {Jessica created […]

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Ready to feast your eyes on something SUPER FANTASTIC?! Okay good… because this AMAZING Roy Lichtenstein-inspired “Vintage Pop Art Superhero“ party that Maureen (of talented party duo Anders Ruff) designed for her son is exactly that… and super-creative in every way! There are so many inspiring details and DIY project ideas featured here that it’s […]

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There are tons of fantastic details in this colorful & modern Robot Birthday Party that the talented Jasmine from The Couture Cakery created for her son, Blake! From cool robot graphics and “Robot Liquid Fuel” bottle labels to round crackers shaped like and labeled “Gears“, Jasmine found so many creative ways bring this party theme […]

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I was smitten with this fun “Knights and Dragons” theme created by Jennifer of Posh Tot Events from the moment I laid eyes on these adorable Medieval Knight Helmet cake pops! And of course there are contrasting Dragon cake pops as well! Also loving “medieval tent” Jennifer created by adding colorful fabric & crafty touches […]

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This beautifully designed Balloon-themed Birthday Party by Kori of Paper & Pigtails is sweet, creative, and perfectly suited for a first birthday party! I’m especially in love with the darling balloon-themed cupcake toppers, giant balloon backdrop on the dessert table, and adorable balloon cookies “floating” out of blumeboxes! There are even mini cheese rounds made to […]

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I’m SO excited to share this wonderfully creative party with you today! I first stumbled on it due to a google alert for HWTM and pretty much keeled over from cuteness overload after just the first few pics! Jessica from Modern Moments Designs created this “{Not So Typical} Office Party First Birthday” theme to celebrate […]

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Rebecca from Fresh Chick Design Studio sent in this darling “Winter Candyland” party that she designed & created for her son Blake’s first birthday. Pretty darn cute, right?! Between the bright & festive color palette, clever DIY “Stocking Garland”, TWO buffets of winter-themed sweets (with treats like mitten-shaped sugar cookies & peppermint candy-topped cupcakes!), and […]

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Here’s about a fun dose of color to brighten your day today! Amy from Amy Nichols Special Events sent in these fun shots of the colorful treats table she created for the first birthday celebration of her friend’s son. Sweet stuff, festive patterns, bouncy balls, playful pinwheels, animal crackers, a very happy birthday boy… it’s […]

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