Birthday Party Ideas


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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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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In continuing with Part 1 of the My Little Buckaroo Is Two birthday party, here’s Part 2 – with details on the adorable barnyard cake & “General Store” Treat Buffet! More details from Chrissy: “Becky Lugtu of Sweet Dreams bakery designed and made the red velvet cake, which was a huge hit with our guests! […]

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So… this has got to be one of the cutest country western birthday parties I’ve ever seen! Cleverly dubbed “My Little Buckaroo is Two” by the birthday boy’s mom – Chrissy – this ultra-creative shindig has everything from a “General Store” treat buffet to adorable vintage stick ponies for the pint-sized guests to gallop into […]

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Lori from Paper Thread Studio sent in this adorable – and extremely chic! – Vintage Train Birthday Party that she created for her son’s 2nd birthday. From the use of vintage suitcases to display the party favors and “train ride treats” to the ridiculously cute cupcakes topped with candy trains on chocolate tracks and handmade […]

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Cotton Candy Rockets with Pop Rock Aliens, DIY (and pretty darn adorable) Monster Aliens with giant googly eyes, Rice Krispie treats shaped like Rockets… sounds like BLAST, right?! There are so many clever, creative details in this Rockets and Aliens birthday party dreamed up by Natalie from Southern Belle’s Charm for her son’s 5th birthday. […]

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The oh-so-creative Prudent Baby is back with another fabulous, party-friendly DIY Tutorial to share! I think this fun “Tissue Number Birthday Sign” concept would also be fantastic for displaying the number of years being celebrated at a milestone anniversary party OR utilized with numbers or letters for an engagement party or wedding shower (to display […]

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It’s always so inspiring to see outside-the-box party themes… especially when they’re pulled off as well as this fantastic Circa 1980′s Cassette Tape surprise party that Jessica of Modern Moments Designs created for her husband’s 30th?! I love how she took a “retro” concept and give it a wonderfully modern twist! There are so many […]

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In continuation of the fun gummy candy skewers featured last week, here are the complete details from the fabulous Preppy Beach party created by Stephanie of Couture Parties. Creative details include fun ideas like a decorate-your-own sailor hat station for the kids, blue jello cups “swimming” with candy fish, and a super-cute homemade banner that […]

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Jennifer from Shutterbug and the Sweet Life sent over these ADORABLE pics of the fabulous dessert buffet that she created (and photographed!)  for her son’s Sock Monkey themed birthday party! Creative details included a super-cute custom bunting, sock monkey cupcake toppers with an argyle pattern accent, “Monkey Munchies” adorned with baker’s twine (love the addition […]

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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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LOVING this ultra-colorful “Fiesta 40″ Birthday Party from Anneliese of Aesthetic Nest… what a fun way to celebrate your 40th! Added bonus for the rest of us: there are tons of great DIY projects and creative ideas to be found here to help inspire fiestas of all occasions. =) Read on for lots of pics […]

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Today’s real party feature is ridiculously fun!! It’s a birthday pool party created by Maureen Anders (and biz partner Adria Ruff) for her son Jeff’s birthday. This refreshing take on the backyard pool party has great contemporary style and includes tons of creative details like cupcake “ice cream cones”, bagged lunches served in sand pails, […]

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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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Oh my goodness… this dinosaur-themed party by Kim from The Celebration Shoppe is SO amazing! Such a fun theme for a birthday boy too! Absolutely loving it…from the happy colors and treats to the kids photo booth. Read on for tons of great photos and party details below, as told by Kim. (Added bonus: to […]

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Melisa from the ultra-creative Little Apple Design and Project Nursery sent in this adorable party she created for her son’s 3rd birthday that features a Thomas the Train theme with a modern, updated twist. This is such a great example of how you can “style up” any sort of theme to fit your own personal […]

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In continuing with Part 1 of the “Summer Bicycle Inspired” wedding created by My Bride Story & team – here’s a recap of the “LOVE IS SWEET” DIY Ice Cream Station, as told by Esther: “Kayla’s Kakes also came on board to create a one of a kind ice cream station, which couldn’t have been […]

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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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