Shoe Diva Birthday Party!

A big thanks to Tabatha for sharing pictures from the fab party she threw for her wonderful aunt/business partner!

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First – we have to share the beautiful decor.  Like these amazing flower filled shoe vases.  You can purchase our shoe centerpieces for your own party!

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And how about her BEAUTIFUL dessert display.   Tabatha used our Shoe Cupcake Wrappers,  Zebra Stiletto Place Card Holders AND Shoe Favor Tags!

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 Planning a party for your favorite Shoe Diva?  Come check out our Shoe Birthday Party Favors & Decor!

 

 

 

 

 

Fun Monkey Party Ideas

Mod Monkey is so, so cute… and so, so popular – for birthdays and baby showers and more!  Along those lines, I’ve got some great Monkey DIY and Monkey party inspiration for you today.

From The Simple Life, a super, duper cute Mod Monkey 1st birthday party post.  Lots of great inspiration here!!

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From Whimsy and Wise, a PINK Mod Monkey party – again, so much inspiration!  Love the centerpieces on the tables!

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From the Hostess blog, a Mod Monkey baby shower!  Love the colors and the special touches on this one!

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Check out the lovely pink and green features of the monkey baby shower, from Anders Ruff:

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And from our own Diva Entertains shop, check out these super cute monkey candles!  Perfect for a monkey themed baby shower!

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Ballet and Ballerina Inspired Party Ideas

We have talked about ballerina parties before (HERE), but I don’t think we could ever have too much tulle and ribbon around here.  I found some fun new additions to ballet and ballerina inspired parties… and I have some featured items from the Diva Entertains shop too!  Here are some random ballet inspired ideas…

First, from pinterest (because I can’t find the original source), a super cute idea for forks at the ballerina party place settings:

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From Kate Landers Events, a seriously AMAZING post about a Nutcracker Suite party.  Did I say amazing?

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Get FABULOUS ballet slipper cookies from our Diva Entertains shop:

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I also fell in love with these ballet cupcakes from Cute Food.  Although there isn’t a tutorial the comments under the post hints at how they can be decorated.  Personally I would print a picture of it and take it to my supermarket bakery and ask if they could recreate them – I do this all the time!how to make ballet tutu cupcakes

Another fun decor idea, again from pinterest (and I can’t find the original source on this one either, but it’s too cute to not share)… I don’t think this would be too difficult with some poster board and tulle and ribbon!

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And how about some white chocolate covered oreos, with a gorgeous ballet design… from the Diva Entertains shop:

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Rock Star Birthday Parties!

We’ve got some GREAT ideas for you today… with a ROCK star theme!  Lights, glitter, glamour… COLOR, loud noises…and more glitter!  Check out the inspiration for your next guitar rock star party!

First, check out the great video on how to make a rock star cake!

A super cute Rock Star DIVA birthday party photo album, from Dreamers to Doers (Martha Stewart):

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Check out the Girly Themed Rock Star post from the Hostess blog – love how girly AND rock it is at the same time!  Scroll to the end of the post for tips and ideas on recreating some of what you see.

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A FAB DIY on how to make a centerpiece bowl (or candy bowl?) using old records – from Cut Out and Keep:

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AND, from our own Diva Entertains shop, some fun favors for the Rock Star birthday or event!

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Grippy Socks ~ Guitar Cookies ~  Guitar Hero Chocolate ~  Rock Star Candy Wrappers

Picnic Party Theme

I just love picnics and parties in the park, and I have found some fab ideas for those of you who might like them too!  My children and I are vacationing in the midwest, and enjoying cooler weather than our normal 110-115 degrees of Las Vegas, and I think we need to have one of these parties before we head back to the desert!

From Aesthetic Nest, a gorgeous Woodland Picnic Party theme…

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This next picnic party post is in GERMAN from blogger Liebesbotschaft, and you can click to have the post translated…BUT even if you don’t, the photos of this woodland picnic party are FAB, and I just had to share!

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Check out the Americana Picnic Baby Shower photo album from the Hostess blog.  Lots of INCREDIBLE photos for inspiring your own picnic shower:

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And from Onto Baby, a sweet bunting and checkered 1st birthday picnic party!

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Ice Cream Soda Fountain Party Ideas

What’s better for summer parties, than ICE CREAM and ice cream sodas?  I just love the fun ideas I found for ice cream soda fountain parties!

From Pizzazzerie, a super fab Ice Cream Parlor party!  Check out the craft and favor ideas… and look at those adorable ruffle aprons!  (yes, click on over!).  So many wonderful ideas for setting up an ice cream buffet!

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From “A little birdy told me”, a super cute 1st birthday, all in soda fountain theme!

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From Kara’s Party Ideas, an Ice Cream Social party.  LOVE all the details on this one!

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From Celebrations, a great post about how to set up an Ice Cream Soda bar:

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And from Amy Atlas, an INCREDIBLE post about a FAB ice cream party.  I’m in AWE!

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Outer Space Birthday Parties

Both of my boys are obsessed with space… probably because their dad is too.  The movie Star Wars came out in 1977 when my husband was 7 years old, and the obsession began that year.  Today I have some super fun ideas for outer space birthday parties… for all YOUR space obsessed boys too!

From Catch My party, a super cute album of outer space birthday photos with a fabulous dessert buffet:

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From A Styled Fete, a “To The Moon and Back” party.  I love the different dessert items donut holes as meteorites and small candies as asteroids!

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From Life Frosting, an Astronaut Training party.  She includes some GREAT space shuttle party activity ideas:

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And from the Hostess blog, a super colorful BLAST OFF party!  Be sure to scroll down and get details on how to make some of the dessert items and the decorations!

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Ocean, Boat, and Nautical Party Ideas

I live in the desert, and I rarely make it to the coast, but I love, love, love to DREAM about the beach… the ocean… boats and crashing waves.  I recently decided to “surf” the web (ok..groan) for nautical theme party ideas.  Here are some of the great posts I found!

From 6th Street Design School, a fab post full of nautical party ideas!  I especially love her “drink station”.  And she lists all sources as well as several ‘how-to’ links.

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I’ve posted a link to this one before, but you HAVE to check out the Nautical Christening post on the Hostess Blog:

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Here’s a fun link to making life preserver cupcakes.  You could also purchase white frosted donuts and add, with red frosting or piping gel, red stripes!

And another nautical party from the Hostess blog, this one with a more vintage feel.  Octopus (octopi?) are so popular right now…Oh – and check out the Spaceshipslaserbeans shop for very cool printables used in this post.

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And you need to click right on over to Diaper Style Memoirs – she has a FABulous post filled with amazing ideas for simple Nautical Party decor.  LOVE the photo booth with props!

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21st Birthday Party Ideas

21st birthdays are usually full of energy and a tiny (cough) bit of craziness, and I found some cute ideas and inspiration for making the event FAB!

From Pretty My party, a super cute idea playing off the “99 bottles of beer on the wall song”… 21 Pink Bottles of Beer on the Wall (and there is a LOT more to the post, so be sure to click on through!)

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Looking for a fab 21st birthday cake? Check out the AMAZING.. AMAzING.. Vegas Gambling Cake, from Sandy’s Cakes (and while you are there, click around on her other posts – you will be stunned!  Her archive is on the right side of the blog):

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For an incredibly classy and elegant party idea, check out the Chanel Themed 21st birthday party from Celebrations At Home:

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And from Dormify, a DIY post on how to make a 21st Birthday Bouquet… using a plastic sand bucket, some bedazzling, and.. well, mini bottles of alcohol.

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Theme Thursday: Lalaloopsy Parties

I mentioned HERE that my daughter is enamored with My Little Pony… and we were thinking about a MLP birthday party this year.  BUT, she is ALSO enamored with Lalaloopsy, and now we can’t decide!  It doesn’t help that I found a ton of adorable ideas for decorating and throwing a Lalaloopsy party.  Check ‘em out!

A super cute gallery of Lalaloopsy birthday party photos on Catch My Party.  The “button” cakes look very simple, but add the PERFECT touch for a Lalaloopsy party!  There are 24 great pictures (lots of inspiration) to scroll through

 

And another adorable round-up of Lalaloopsy photos on Catch My Party.  I LOVE, LOVE the favor bags… and these adorable (well, what other word can I use??) cake pops.  One again, 19 pictures to scroll through!

 

Check out Carosello, and her Lalaloopsy party photos, and comments.  The button backdrop was a genius idea – so simple, but perfection for the theme:

And speaking of button backdrops, check out the Lalaloopsy Party post on the Hostess blog.  This is a great DIY post, with the end result – only $20 for a fab party backdrop!

And finally (although I COULD keep posting links because there are some FAB posts out there… lots and lots of Lalaloopsy this year)… but, finally, a LalaLoopsy post on Very Rosenberry, featuring Whimsical Printables… this party is over the top, and I love everything about it: