It’s almost that time, my little girls’ b i r t h d a y s! I have two girls, they are six years apart, and their birthdays are one day apart. Did I mention they are in the same week as Christmas? Yes, December is one giant party in our family, which means I MUST begin choosing a party theme and get-to-planning! So far, I am considering two birthday party themes that I find adorable, Candy and Cowgirl. How ever will I choose?
The napkins alone are a toss up- candy or cowgirl? Which do you like best? Please help me decide!
Remember that ice cream party theme I shared a while back? Well, lets take dessert themed parties to the next level! Consider hosting a sundae party. Why? Well, there is something about ice cream that everybody loves. Perhaps it is because it’s cool or smooth- perhaps it the simple reminder of childhood that delights. Whatever the reason, ice cream rocks…and so does this sundae party theme. Created by Amy Moss of Eat Drink Chic, this sundae party takes place in a hip ice cream parlour…and she gives you DIY steps to recreate your own!
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Cherries, of course.
The argyle cups may just be my favorite detail.
If you head on over to Eat Drink Chic, you can even print out these adorable labels for your own sundae party! Plus, see many more sundae-licious photos of this party and get all of Amy’s DIY party steps!
There is something so innocent and lovely about butterflies- that I couldn’t help putting together this butterfly party decor post. Adding a little flutter to your typical dinner party is pretty simple- and will surely tickle your dinner guests. A butterfly party theme is also very versatile; birthdays, anniversary parties, garden parties…even bridal and baby showers. For a little inspiration, above: Butterfly Paper Lanterns and Drink Stirrers via Martha Stewart, butterfly cupcake wrapper via the Knot Shop, and gorgeous butterfly table decor from Southern Living.
About four months ago, I read The Friday Night Knitting Club- and I often still think about that story with the cute characters and that charming little Manhattan yarn shop. No, I do not know how to knit- but ever since I read this book I have been dying to learn how! Perhaps I will have the spare time in the future to learn but for know why not just throw a knitting- themed party? This would be a cute party theme for a birthday of someone you loves to knit, for Mother’s Day, or just to surprise Grammy.
Check out this adorable knitting basket cake created by the masters at Cake Journal!
This is just the most adorable cake I have seen! Loving the giant balls of yarn. Visit Cake Journal and find out how to make a knitting basket cake yourself.
For a look into a real chic knitting party, check out the knitting party plan over at Yum Sugar.
And for a little blog love, I came across this knitting blog Wool and the Gang and can’t get enough of it- even though I am a wanna-be-someday-knitter… I still think it rocks!
Oh and during my knitting party inspiration search, I discovered that there is now a sequel to the book that started my infatuation with knitting- so I will be heading out to pick up my copy of Knit Two and get my “fix.”
I adore this party theme! What a perfect fit for all ages, toddler to grown woman- I think it is fitting for all. Check out this Little Bohemian Theme from the fabulous Social Couture.
The colors and textures are amazing and the grass and butterfly centerpiece is my favorite part of this theme! You can host a laid back Bohemian Party yourself because the brilliant minds over at Social Couture have everything you need to pull it off!
I totally think that 1st birthdays are attention hoggers. Sure they are important milestones– but come on, how often does the 2nd birthday get complete attention and an awesome theme? Time for a change parents because Michelle from The Creativity Room is sharing this spectacular Tiny Two Party theme that will have you looking forward to that #2 milestone year.
Of course this “tiny” party theme idea can be used for birthdays other than the 2nd, however like Michelle says “everything is cuter tiny” and I think that goes for kids to :). At two they are like tiny big people and I think this theme is so fitting.
Michelle designed her own “Tiny Two” party invite, sharing how she did this over on her blog. You can easily make your invite in any format, just as long as it is tiny! I love the pink and teal color scheme she used throughout this tiny event, however you can select any colors that suite your desires.
For decor, the color scheme was carried through in every detail. From the hanging paper lanterns (not so tiny- but really cute), to the mini water bottle labels.
This tiny food is perhaps my favorite party theme detail! Adorable mini hot dogs and hamburgers (the tiny buns were homemade) are perfect for a tiny toddler’s hands! You can serve up any menu you fancy, just be sure to shrink it.
Tiny party favors were made up of mini activity pads, coloring books, crayons, and tiny candies.
Sweet birthday treats in tiny party fashion! Mini cupcakes baked using mini baking cups and bite size ice cream cups. The birthday girl had her own special birthday cake… a tiny one of course!
Check out all the tiny party details I left out over at The Creativity Room where Michelle is coming up with new fabulous ideas on a regular basis!