Real Parties


Inspired by her daughter’s love for horses and “all things girly and pink”, Gretchen dreamed up this adorable (and very girly!) Vintage Pony Party for her 6th birthday celebration. I’m especially loving the fabulous mason jars with DIY painted horse figurine lids that were used as “drink jars”. This is one of my very favorite […]

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Ships Ahoy, Birthday Boy! Jenny from Crossing the Bugger-Dixon Line styled this seriously adorable red, white & blue Nautical First Birthday theme for Issue 5 of Bird’s Party Magazine. Several talented vendors contributed their creative work as well, and Jenny did a great job pulling everything together into one seriously cute & creative party that would also […]

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New twists on traditional holidays are always fun, and this Easter Bunny PIRATE Party from Cio Prints is definitely a new combination – at least in my book! The “pirate” angle was inspired by the popular “hunting for treasure-filled eggs” Easter activity – which is exactly what pirates do… well, the hunting for treasure part at least. […]

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We’ve featured parties inspired by The Very Hungry Caterpillar before, but I always get excited when something something this classic is reinvented! Lily Chic Events brought so many AMAZING details together for this incredible Very Hungry Caterpillar Party – I just can’t get over the ridiculously cute caterpillar cake pops sprouting from mini potted plants! […]

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Parties based on children’s books (like this Book Themed Baby Shower) are always so fun and nostalgic! Kiss Me Kate Events dreamed up this adorable Teddy Bear Birthday Party inspired by the Teddy Bears Picnic book. I just love all the cute plush bears (and their bunny friends) that showed up for this darling picnic […]

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Jenna, Sarah & Kate threw such a sweet bridal shower for their soon-to-be sister-in-law Laura! Clever details and homemade touches made this “Rain Shower” Bridal Shower truly lovely. And really – could there BE a more perfect bridal shower decoration than a suspended umbrella with heart shaped rain?! I think not. :) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to […]

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I always get excited when I see a rainbow party, especially one with a unique twist… like this spectacular Rainbow Paint Party from Petite Party Studio that’s absolutely bursting with creativity! My favorite detail has got to be the fabulous rice krispie treat “paint brushes” – super clever AND easy – 2 of my very favorite […]

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What a crazy-fun looking party! Karen Ayars created this colorful and modern Little Monster Party for a first birthday celebration. Her aim to make it playful and “simply FUN” was spot on with this adorable assortment of bright colors, toys & treats! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Plush monster dolls and individual polka dot packaged […]

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Flashback to 1982! Alanna Andes Events + Parties + Design threw a super RAD 80′s Themed 30th Birthday Party covered in DIY decorations that TOTALLY ROCK! From old school Ninenteno and Atari inspired details to Pac-Man garlands and slinky toy backdrops, read on to check out tons of fun 80s party ideas… PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to […]

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When it comes to birthday parties for little girls, “princess” and “pink” are definitely popular requests! Amy from Amy Nichols Special Events had one client that was so happy with her daughter’s first pink princess birthday party that she requested the exact same thing the following year! Designers always want to bring something new to […]

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Tali’s Silver and Pink Bridal Shower is incredibly creative and overflowing with chic, sparkly details! There’s such a wonderful mix of glam elements and personalized, handmade touches in everything from the food and decor to the favors and games… if you’re looking for creative bridal shower inspiration, you’ve come to the right party! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS […]

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Honeycomb Events & Design created this beautiful boyish Safari Baby Shower a while back, and it was so well received that they just had to glam it up for the girls! And glam it up they did… blue giraffes became pink elephants, while sparkly rhinestones adorned everything from spoons to decor (just check out that GLOBE!). […]

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We are just LOVING this adorable, confetti-filled Hula Hoop Birthday Party and all its playful colors and polka dots! Atalanta of Camellia Flowers and Gifts wanted to throw a birthday party that her daughter Camille would never forget, and it looks like it worked (at least on me!). In fact, after looking at these super fun pics […]

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We’ve definitely seen homemade photo booths with all different themes around here (most recently Willy Wonka & Toy Story) but this is the first time we’ve received an actual Kissing Booth! Mary from A Silly Whim enjoyed the photo booth at her wedding so much that she wanted to try making one herself – and she did a fantastic […]

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Photographer (and Hunger Games fan!) Wendy Uppergraff hosted this super creative Hunger Games Premiere Party to celebrate the release of the movie. Who was invited? Her book club of course! Everyone brought a creative food dish inspired by the book to share, and after filling up on Mockingjay Wings, Rue’s Berries, Haymitch’s Drunken Noodles, Capital […]

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Premiere parties are so fun to create, especially when they’re for a mega-popular series like the Twilight Saga. The night before Breaking Dawn Part 1 released, Erin from Bringing Up Burns hosted this amazing and super-creative Pre-Premiere Twilight Party for 30 of her girlfriends! If you’re in search of ideas for your own Twilight celebration […]

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This vintage travel themed “Precious Cargo Baby Shower” is downright AMAZING! EB from Two Bird Studio enlisted the creative talents of Eye Candy Event Design to help her dream up something extra special for her sister’s baby shower! I love that they were able to utilize lots of vintage props and accessories from EB’s regular […]

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Angry Birds has not only taken the gaming world by storm, but the party planning world too! Jen of Mesmerizing Moments created this super cool Angry Birds Birthday Party for her son Connor’s 5th birthday. It’s bursting with modern & handmade touches, bright colors, and delicious goodies! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Colorful 2-tier cake […]

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I’m so excited to be sharing with you this colorful and whimsical Dr. Seuss themed First Birthday party, brought to you by the super talented Laura of Events In The City! (You may remember Laura’s incredible Cirque du Bebe Baby Shower). I remember drooling over that baby shower and wishing I could have another baby, […]

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Are you ready for a ridiculously creative adventure? Well, check out this super fun AND educational Indiana Jones Lost Dinosaur Egg Adventure that Chrystal brought to life for her son Gavin’s 5th birthday! Every detail of this dinosaur party was planned to perfection… it was even held in the petrified wood room at the local […]

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