Parties for Girls


Wendy from Wendy Updegraff Photography created the SWEETEST UP-themed birthday party for her daughter’s birthday! The party was an “outdoor movie night” and she created a backyard movie theater from a sheet and some velvet fabric – how fun is that?! In addition to the homemade movie screen, check out all the other amazing stuff […]

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Doesn’t this Wonder Woman birthday party look SUPER fun?! (Pun intended!) I’m dying to throw a “Wonder Mom” baby shower or “Wonder Bride” bridal shower for a friend after looking at these pictures…the wheels are turning! Designed & styled by Jamee from Setting the Mood, there are so many wonderfully creative details to admire in […]

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Virginia from The Home Party Planner created this adorable – and super stylish! – red & aqua birthday party to celebrate her daughter’s birthday. I just love everything about this sweet party… from the fabulous food presentation (french fry cones and mini dessert “shots”!) – to DIY projects like paper pinwheels, embellished blumeboxes and candy […]

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Leila of Be Inspired PR recently sent in this absolutely GORGEOUS outdoor party shoot styled by Love and Splendor that incorporates the creative efforts of some truly amazing vendors! (full vendor details below) Everything about this setting is pure delicious… from the ridiculously beautiful floral designs to the sweet treats and yummy paper details! These […]

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This contemporary “Carnival Caper” birthday party looks like so much fun – it makes me want to jump right into the pictures! Commissioned and organized by Bianca of Peekaboo Magazine (an Australian publication) and designed by Sharnel of Australia-based Sharnel Dollar Designs, the fabulous sweets table is filled with lots of bright colors and an […]

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So excited to finally be able to share this Modern Garden Baby Shower theme I created for iVillage.com! This theme was so much fun to work on… and you can find the complete DIY details for every element right here. I know summer’s wrapping up, but you can always create an indoor flower garden year-round, […]

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Rebekah from A Blissful Nest created this cheerful “Bright and Bold Butterfly” party to celebrate her daughter Lauren’s 2nd birthday. And speaking of the birthday girl… how adorable & stylish is she?! This hot pink & yellow color palette feels so fun and “happy“! In addition to the fabulous dessert table, other creative details included […]

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This “One Year Old in a Flash” birthday party by Stacey from Elle Belle Blog is just WAY too cute and creative – starting with the concept alone! The party is centered around featuring and capturing fun memories…GENIUS! And from clever invitations and a fabulous dessert table to fun photo booth props like paper mustaches […]

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This adorable “Day in the Garden” themed party – created by hwtm reader Dana Nussbaum for her daughter Maddie’s first birthday – is full of SO MANY creative details! There’s a touch of the whimsical garden theme in absolutely every element of the party… from butterfly lollipops in the dessert buffet to garden themed board […]

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This “My Little Sunshine” first birthday party is just too sweet for words! Lindi of lovetheday designs created this happy little celebration for her daughter Ellason‘s first birthday, and – from the whimsical touches of lace and creative desserts to the “sunshine playlist” and adorable vintage bunting – the end result is nothing short of […]

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When I posted this little sneak peek of the flower cookies (displayed on grass mats) from a new baby shower theme that I’m working on for iVillage, one of our lovely Facebook fans posted a link to these adorable Grass Mats from ButterflyCraze.com that come with cute little pink flowers attached. I’m so glad she […]

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Get ready for a serious dose of adorable! Sarah from a Very Story Photography created this whimsical, dress-up “Vintage-Inspired Tea Party” for her daughter Emma’s birthday… and fans of the vintage-eclectic style of Amy Butler, Liberty of London, and Anthropologie should especially love this one! From pink lemonade served in mason jars and handkerchief “napkins” […]

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If you liked last week’s Sherbert and Spice Birthday Party feature, here’s some additional inspiration for you from the same adorable event… a recap of the fabulous decorations and activities, as told by party hostess/creator Victoria of The City Cradle… “A chandelier made entirely from hand-cut felt circles was centered above the dessert table and […]

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I am constantly blown away by the creativity that exists amongst our readers… and today is a perfect example! This Sherbert and Spice Birthday Party is another wonderful creation from the amazingly talented Victoria of The City Cradle. I seriously want to BE at this party… doesn’t it make you feel like a kid again […]

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This BRIGHT & SUNNY Bumble Bee Birthday Bash is one of the latest adorable creations from Kelly Lyden of WH Hostess! I’m loving the modern simplicity of this theme – there are tons of creative details, but it still feels very approachable, and Kelly gives great details below on how you can easily recreate this […]

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I’m seriously blown away by the level of creativity in this adorable Woodland Fairy Birthday Party created by Kate Landers Events, LLC! From custom fairy frocks and toadstool seats to fairy-friendly treats like “Gnome-Made Granola“, “Pink Acorns“, and “Chipmunk Chips” served in chocolate “nest bowls”, the attention to detail here is AMAZING! Fun Extra: Kate […]

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This new Real Party has got to be one of the cutest Fairy-inspired parties ever! And this is not at all surprising, considering it was put together by the ultra-creative Kim of The TomKat Studio for her daugher Kate’s 3rd birthday. A gorgeous paisley-print fabric and “happy” color palette of vibrant pink, orange, yellow, and […]

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It’s always so great to see an outside-the-box party theme, like this playful “Orange Kites” birthday bash that Elizabeth from Posh Paperie created for her daughter Hailey’s 3rd birthday… From an absolutely adorable orange kite birthday banner and playful kite-motif invitations to clever theme-coordinating elements like  floating orange balloons and wind-driven pinwheels in the centerpieces, […]

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Today’s Real Party feature is a wonderful example of how character-inspired kids parties can be both super cute for the kids and stylish enough for adults to appreciate too! Jaclyne of Heavenly Blooms created this adorable Olivia the Pig themed party as a special Valentine’s Day celebration for her daughter Kate, but this theme would […]

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As someone that adores bright colors and attention to detail, I’m just absolutely LOVING today’s Real Party feature – a vibrant & unique “Indian Elephant” theme created by the absolutely creatively gifted Jaime Curtis of Prudent Baby (who you might also remember from this clever DIY Cake Stand Tutorial). And speaking of DIY, Jaime has […]

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