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For my littlest guy we created a dinosaur nursery. It is so fun with bright pops of green, orange, and navy. I knew when I did his nursery that I wanted his first birthday party to match. I created this party line with dinosaur silhouettes inspired by some of the art I had in his room.

 

His smash cake featured this adorable fondant dino. The cake stand is from my daughter’s bake shop party got spray painted navy to fit a boy theme. 

 

These letters sit on top of his bookshelf in his room. I love that they are such a fun bold piece of decor on the table.

 

I created printable cupcake toppers with a mix of dinosaur silhouettes, happy birthday, and roar in the party colors. I love the look of these cute polka dot cupcake cups. They add so much color to the treats.

 

Each month I took a photo of my little guy with his stuffed dinosaur in his lime green cloth diaper. A blue frame made it the perfect addition to our dessert table. This party was all about celebrating his first year!

 

For his high chair I created a mini banner with the printable dinosaur centerpiece circles and a personalized circle with his name from our party decor package. I added a dinosaur bib from Skip Hop and a sweet birthday hat I found at my local party store. 

 

We rented a large community center to host the event. We expected around 75 friends and family. Even though it was a big space I wanted to make sure it was bright and colorful. The polka dot bouquets of balloons at each table were the perfect addition. 

 

Each table had a centerpiece, different photos of our little guy from throughout the year, a painted dinosaur figure, and an activity book I created for the kids. They were able to decorate it with stickers and crayons. Inside was a word search, maze, and more. 

 

Again for the decor I utilized several items from his room. The large M, stuffed dinos, and orange frame filled in the favor table nicely.

 

One the way out each guest took a favor. Inside was colored sixlets and mini dinosaur figures, topped with our printable treat bag toppers. 

 

There are so many fun elements included in this printable dinosaur party package. Not just for a first birthday. If you need other ages for a ONE banner just send me an email. I am happy to send you another age along with your purchase. Personalization of your child’s name is always an option. You can find it here in my etsy shop

 

A matching printable photo invitation is also available. A non photo version is available upon request. Soon I will be offering this package in girl colors. Girls love dinosaurs too!

April 18th, 2017

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My daughter waited not so patiently to turn 8 so she could have a slumber party for her birthday. Since a slumber party is an event all on its own we decided to make that our theme. No need for anything else. A sleepover lends itself to so many fun activities.

 

She wanted silver accents throughout. We decided the easiest way to do that was to layer all the slumber party printable decorations with silver glitter paper. You will notice the touch of sparkle throughout the decor.

 

We created a fun space to eat in our dining room. I lucked out that my paint scheme coordinated nicely with our party colors of aqua, hot pink, and navy. We used the chevron table runner from our Bake Shop Party. I found simple pink polka dot plates, and added a pop of color with polka dot tissue poms on the table and hanging.

 

I love this printable slumber party centerpiece trio. It features classic slumber party images. You can see the glimmer of sparkle added with the silver paper. Any basic box or container can be transformed to make a centerpiece. Just add green floral foam to the bottom and crinkle paper to cover it. Insert your sticks. Dress it up with some ribbon if you like.

 

We didn’t need cupcake toppers for this party as we were doing an ice cream bar. They were to cute not to use though. We dressed up mason jars using the slumber party cupcake topper circles, daisy cut out lids, and hot pink paper straws. 

 

A simple piece of ribbon adds a touch of color to a plain napkin. 

 

Instead of the traditional Happy Birthday banner we did Sweet Dreams to follow our slumber party theme. This is now hanging in my daughter’s bedroom. So fun to be able to use it as decor later as well.

 

Who says tissue poms have to be solid colors. I love the polka dots. These are also hanging in my daughters room. 

 

We started the evening with pizza making. We used pie dishes from the dollar store to hold each girl’s pizza. This kept all the toppings in place and not all over my kitchen. They all got to personalize their pizzas with their favorite toppings.

 

For dessert the birthday girl wanted an ice cream bar. The girls LOVED this. Set out a variety of toppings and styles of cones. Let them go crazy!

 

The birthday candle for the birthday girl.

 

Every slumber party needs popcorn and a movie. These cute popcorn boxes made cute perfect individual portions.

 

For the late night fun we had glow sticks ready.

 

We created a fun table with the party favors. All fitting the slumber party theme of course.

 

I created these paper fans from the same silver glitter paper we used everywhere else. They were the perfect addition to our favor table. The background was a board covered in cute wrapping paper.

 

I found these cute toiletry bags in the Target dollar spot. We filled them with nail polish, nail files, nail stickers, and lip gloss.

 

We bought slippers from the dollar tree (we added a cute bow).

 

Each girl brought a doll to the party. For party favors my daughter helped me make these fleece no sew sleeping bags for the dolls. You can find a tutorial here

 

The girls had a blast with a photo prop wall. We hung a piece of fabric and have them all sorts of dress up objects. They were so goofy!

 

Our last activity of the evening was coloring pillow cases. I traced each girl’s name with black onto plain white pillow cases I purchased on amazon. We provided multiple colors of fabric markers. I placed a piece of cardboard between the layers of fabric so it would not leak through. They colored during our movie time. 

 

For breakfast we had a waffle bar. Assembly style bars were kind of the theme for the food. haha! It made for a lot of elements to prep but the girls loved picking and choosing what they wanted.

 

We dressed up cute glass milk bottles with ribbon and polka dot straws for the morning beverages.

 

Pjs, behead hair, and piles of waffles were the perfect way to end the party. 

 

You can find the printable package in my shop here

 

And of course a matching invitation here.

March 29th, 2017

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This week I am sharing another customer party. This party package was a custom request by the mom and I love how it turned out. A mix of gray chevron, red and navy, with cute vintage airplanes.

 

This is a perfect example of how banners can be used in so many ways. I love the use of it to dress up the food table.

 

How sweet is this airplane cake? The smash cake is always the best part of the first birthday.

 

This printable airplane party package includes a high chair banner. They are the perfect addition for those great cake photos.

 

A sweet red toy plane and balloons make a cute centerpiece. Add some coloring pages for the party guests to keep them occupied during the slower times of the party.

 

Custom signs are always available to match any of our party themes.

 

Personalized favor tags saying thank you from the birthday boy are a great way to send your guests off.

 

You can find the matching printable airplane birthday party package and invitation in my etsy shop.

February 20th, 2017

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