Gender reveal parties are a great way to have the ‘a ha’ moment, and include your loved ones in the moment. Of course, someone needs to know the secret before hand in order to break the big news, whoever makes the cakes.
When Lindi of saw her daughter was obsessed with wearing her butterfly/fairy wings around the house, she didn’t have to beg much to have a birthday party where she could sport the costume.
In Kimberly’s house, The Very Hungry Caterpillar book by Eric Carle is a favorite read. The story and colors are so beautiful.
My daughter loves horses and all things Cowgirl, yet she is also a very girly-girl and feminine. I wanted to create something that equally reflected both of those strong characteristics in her.
Melissa created a dazzling dessert buffet for this enchanted prom party. She decorated the table with boas and feathers and glittering disco balls adding some sparkle to the sprinkles.
Kate might be a photographer, but she loves birthday parties and no one more so than her daughter Ella.
Taking birthday party cues from the miniature fashionista, this mom threw her daughter a fashion dress up party!
For Annalise’s sweet second birthday party, Jessica celebrated with a rainbow delight, sending 50 guests over the rainbow with joy and decorated her home with color bursts everywhere the eye could look.
The underlying theme for this birthday party was “Lena’s favorite things”. Mom Shannon Kelley put all things pretty in pink that her daughter loved into the day.
Marlo had a vibrantly colored hot pink and orange sip and see to welcome her friend Jenn’s little girl Juliet into the world. It was a great afternoon and there was lots of food and snacks to enjoy.
While most circus parties are in bold, primary colors, Michelle softened her party by including a kaleidoscope of pastels. “It’s a kid’s party,” she said. “The more colors the better!”
As you can see on Levi’s little outfit, the theme of his birthday was Little Red Wagons. The inspiration came from his Poppy, who has been working for months on building Levi a red wagon for his first birthday.
One of the most popular birthday parties is a circus party. Combining vibrant colors, a variety of ages and perfect for gender neutral festivities, it might be the perfect party theme.
Julia loves pink, poodles, jewelry, and everything evokes a feeling of French couture. She decided that a Paris-inspired party with lots of bling would be the perfect fit for Julia’s birthday party.
Melissa knew she wanted to give Dylan a birthday party that captured his love for his great grandparent’s ranch, but wanted something different than the traditional farm animal theme.
Michelle wanted to create something different than the traditional red and orange themed Elmo parties she’s seen in the past.
You can do a lot with a waffle. Emily can even use it as the inspiration for her sister, Aly’s brunch-themed baby shower.
Years before her son Finnley was born, Brittanie fell in love with a Gymboree blue sweater with a red wagon on it. She used it as inspiration for this adorable red wagon themed party.
Michelle thought about altering the colors from the traditional red and yellow, she wanted to use brick for the back drop since she hadn’t seen that much, and the red hydrant cups as well.
The time capsule was my favorite part of the party and the main reason I decided on the theme in the first place. I love the idea of Levi having this time capsule filled with notes from all the people who love him so much.
She wanted her daughter’s birthday to be unique. What’s cuter and more girly than fairies!?
There aren’t too many kids who wouldn’t say pizza is their favorite food. For Evan’s fourth birthday, he and his little chef friends learned how to make pizza from a real singing Italian Chef!
A pink, black, and white color palette we naturally gravitated towards when thinking of Paris. It’s a color scheme that you often see used for French themed parties.
With Buzz Lightyear as his Toy Story favorite, when it came time for her son’s second birthday, she him threw a party with 75 guests that took them ‘2’ infinity and beyond!
Being from Maryland, Jess’ daughter Charli loves crabs, and a bit of a prep. She put the two together and came up with this preppy pink crab party!
The seaweed is always greener in somebody else’s lake. Maddie dreamed about going up there, so mom showed her what would await at her Under the Sea birthday party.
Leni’s son, Branden, loves Thomas the Train. He loves Thomas so much so that he received a lot of Thomas related presents before there even was a party, which all the more pointed to this choo choo being chosen as a party theme.
“I knew right away that I wanted a “frosty, breezy” feeling for this Land of Sweets party. I imagined a fresh summery day with the breeze cooling things off.”
I loved the entire feel of Harper’s school first birthday party. I found a lot of inspiration from the vintage school items I collected for the party.
Sophia loves baby animals and farm animals, so a farmyard birthday party was an easy choice! We decided on the yellow pink and brown as a softer lighter palette.
Jennifer from Social Butterfly Ink is a great example of using creative style to put details together and do it all without spending the farm. It also helps that she has a crazy amount of talent!