Birthday Party Ideas


Kerry of Simply Sweet Parties knows just how to keep a group of 6 year old boys happy: plan a Lego Star Wars Party filled with imporant “missons”, a visit from a storm Trooper & a build-it-yourself Ice Cream Bar! I just love the combination of Lego and Star Wars themes here… it’s so fun to get creative […]

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Game ON! Bridget from Bridgey Widgey designed such a clever & creative Game Night Party filled with board game inspired ideas like a Twister “table cloth” and Scrabble tile food & drink signs. One of my favorite details has got to be the Monopoly inspired “Water Works” sign sitting next to the water bottles though… […]

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Hi-ya! HWTM Contributor, Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here – excited to share my son’s recent Modern Ninjago Style Party (with lots of  creative ninja birthday party ideas)!  Bamboo, lanterns and red lacquer tables for floor seating gave the party an Asian influence.  Creative desserts such as candy sushi, “edamame” jelly beans and Ninjago themed […]

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Inspired by the Pink Princess Cookbook, twin birthday girls Ashlyn & Adyson decided they wanted a “Princess Cooking Party” for their 5th birthday… how fun! With activities like pizza dough rolling, cupcake decorating, and working up an appetite taking cracks at the giant crown-shaped pinata, Mom (Shelley of Divine Party Concepts) definitely whipped up a […]

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Everyone out of the house… there’s an AMAZING party out in the yard! Abigail of Paper & Cake put together this incredibly creative Fire Truck Birthday Party for her son. With a real fire truck that doubles as a “Mobile Pizza Unit” taking center stage, the entire celebration took place outside in the front yard, and […]

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Lilly of I Heart Sugar Sugar made this INCREDIBLE Beauty and the Beast Theme truly come to life for little Alexa. From hand delivered rose invitations to story time with Bell, this magical princess party has so many thoughtful elements that push the envelope in party planning. (P.S. When you’re finished here be sure to check out […]

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The London 2012 Olympics begins on July 27th, and to get you ready, Bird’s Party has a Sporty Olympics Party Theme that definitely qualifies as creative GOLD! Bird wanted to create a collection that could be used every year, in any city, and I think she succeeded… this Olympics inspired design feels timeless, fresh & fun! […]

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Cupcake liner flowers, paper butterflies & beautiful tea party treats! This charming Alice in Wonderland inspired Mad Hatter Tea Party by Dorangela of Two Prince Bakery Theater is absolutely filled to the brim with whimsy and wonder… not to mention some serious STYLE! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Chandelier-turned-cake-stand on the table & tissue tassel chandelier […]

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Wants and Wishes created the AMAZING printables for this {Magical} Circus Birthday Party – starring Ella the elephant and her sidekick Squeak, the mouse…how fun! Circus themes can be carried out in so many different ways, ( vintage, glam, girlie, etc), but I love how this one goes classic and nostalgic. Scroll down and get ready […]

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Amy from A Dazzle Day crafted, baked, and photographed such a DREAMY celebration for her daughter’s first birthday! With its sweet, feminine details & soft color palette, this beautiful Princess Safari First Birthday Party is full of lovely inspiration for safari themed baby showers too. PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Pastel tissue paper rosettes […]

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I can’t believe it, but I don’t think we’ve ever featured a Mary Poppins theme before! I’m so glad Danielle of Cutie Putti Paperie had one to share with us… check out this fantastic Mary Poppins inspired “Jolly Holiday Dessert Table” she dreamed up. With it’s whimsical illustrations and clever treats, this glittery birthday party is “practically […]

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When it comes to a toddler’s birthday party, you can’t go wrong with coloring activities, Elmo shaped pizza & outdoor fun! Jennifer J Designs designed the paperie for this playful {Elmo & Dorothy} Sesame Street Birthday Party, which was appropriately held on “Caprice Street”. PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Chalk drawings, just like on the […]

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Want to spread some peace, love, and happiness for mom-to-be? Stephanie of Pretty Lovely Events styled this creative Peace & Love Themed Baby Shower with a great mix of bright colors and feminine details like ruffles and lace. This look would translate beautifully to playful kids birthday or bridal shower too! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – […]

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Oh. My. GOODNESS. Talk about charming! Louisa from The Little Big Company took inspiration from Enid Blyton’s book The Magic Faraway Tree to create this whimsical, artistic, and downright MAGICAL birthday celebration for her daughter. What a treat for these pint sized party guests to get whisked off to the Lands of Topsy Turvy, Toys, Dreams & more for […]

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Hello, GORGEOUS! Debbi hosted this fabulous “Masquerade Chic” 40th birthday bash at home and celebrated in style with her closest friends. Her company – Studio Cake –  provided a grand assortment of sweets for the feté, including an eye catching black & white tier cake topped with ruffled flowers and a {rhinestone-and-feather bedecked} Venetian mask! […]

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We’ve featured Tiffany-themed parties before (here and here for example) but this is the first one that’s taken place at the beach… how FUN! Shawna of Shawna Brockmeier Styled Events took her daughter’s simple “beach party” birthday request and made it the most dazzling beach party ever. Inspired by the classic styles of Old Hollywood, this Glam […]

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Everything about this AMAZING {Rainbow} Muppets Themed Birthday Party by  Deliciously Darling Events screams colorful, creative, and downright FUN! From classic Muppet song inspired signage to good ol’ fashioned jokester props á la Fozzi Bear, Dina (a self-proclaimed party-plan-aholic) incorporated so many favorites into this fantastic celebration that will leave you singing “mahna mahna”! I’m also really loving the trendy washi tape adorning the […]

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Jen Carver, the creative mind behind Banner Events, dreamed up a true masterpiece of an Arts & Crafts Party for her adorable daughter Kaylee! I just love all the clever details (check out those paint brush cake pops!) in this colorful, activity-packed party… not to mention sweet & girly twists like handmade ruffled artist aprons […]

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If you’re looking for cheerful brunch or breakfast party ideas, then today is you’re lucky day! Yumi of Yummy Piece of Cake created this ADORABLE “Breakfast in Pajamas” theme for a playful first birthday celebration, and everything about it is just way too cute. (This would be great for baby & bridal showers as well!) I absolutely […]

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Lions, and tigers, and bears… oh my CUTENESS!  This fantastic Wizard of Oz Party is overflowing with creative details and activities inspired by the classic film… there’s even a “tornado” hanging over the kids table! I also love that the two birthday girls helped mom – Jennifer of Double the Fun Parties – dream up […]

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