Theme Parties


Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design and I’m back with this month’s Look For Less “Budget Chic” guest post where I share with you my tips on how you can have a fabulous, high-end looking event for less! Today’s post is all about how to get in on the party trend- Self Serve Party Bars […]

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Are you ready for some GIRL POWER? Good… because this “Mystic Force” Pink Power Ranger Party by Marizette Paperie is fantastic! Zuesette took inspiration from the Magic Forest and the Pink “Wind” Rangers butterfly mask & cape to make this party extra magical for her daughter Zoë’s birthday. PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Pink “Wind” Ranger Mask cake […]

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With a First Birthday and Christening comined into one soirée, Thetis of Little Sooti Events, decided on a fresh & sophisticated Preppy Polo Party to celebrate the double whammy in style! From cool florals and preppy patterns to the {perfectly tailored} bright & clean style, this beautiful event truly feels like a polo match luncheon! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look […]

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Michelle from Utah Events by Design used the wedding scene from the popular Twilight Saga as her inspiration for this romantic & gorgeous Breaking Dawn Wedding-Inspired Dinner Party. With its rich, deep purples, textured fabrics, and sparkly details, this look would translate beautifully to any elegant fall/winter wedding or dinner party. (Fun side note – the glam table linens are […]

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I “mustache” you to join me for this {super stylish} surprise party! Envy Events LLC dreamed up this playful and fabulous Fiesta Engagement Party – complete with a live Mariachi Band and tons of festive details. There’s so much color, creativity, & spark in this party – what a happy way to celebrate all sorts of occasions! (P.S. Looking […]

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Grab a (felt) torch and let the games – and the party – begin! Margit of Dot & Dash thought up incredibly creative activities, table decorations & more for her daughter’s Olympic Themed Birthday Party. And I’m pretty sure Margit deserves a gold medal herself for creativity here… read on to check out lots of clever & budget-friendly […]

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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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“Twinkle, twinkle little star… do you know how loved you are?” Lisa of A Charming Fete wowed us with her glitzy-meets-whimsical Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Dessert Table! This glamorous rendition of the classic lullaby features paper star streamers, sparkly cupcake toppers, and a darling “cloudy” cake (by Michael Angelo’s Bakery) that’s topped with a sleeping […]

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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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And now for Part 2 of the magical Beauty and the Beast Theme Princess Party styled & coordinated by Lilly of I Heart Sugar Sugar! Here we see the main attraction of the castle: the incredible ballroom… not to mention the playful “Princess Boutique” and delicious Beauty and the Beast inspired sweets! (In case you missed it, here’s Part […]

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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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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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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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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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HWTM Contributor Jessica Wilcox of Modern Moments Designs here, excited to finally share with you my son Jackson’s {Bowlfest 2012} Bowling Birthday Party! Last year, you may remember his super fun Rock Star Birthday Party (part 1 and part 2 here), but this year we wanted to tone it down just a bit. His party wasn’t […]

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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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