Theme Thursday – Boys’ Birthday Ideas – BIG trucks!

I’ve shared some great ideas recently for GIRLS birthdays… it’s time the boys had a chance!  There are lots of great party ideas out there, but I thought I’d stick with the construction, big machines, bright colors ideas for today.

From Kara’s Party Ideas, a Construction Truck Themed 1st Birthday.  There are some SERIOUSLY awesome ideas and inspiration in this post!!

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From the Hostess blog, a great gallery of ideas with Trucks as the birthday party theme.  Make sure your scroll to see all 13 pictures!

From I.D. Mommy, a DIY Monster Truck party… with great ideas for invitations, activities, and decor!  Her tutorial for the cake, is FAB… AND easy!

 

And we can’t forget FIRE Trucks as a great party theme.  Check out this Fire Truck Birthday post on the Hostess blog:

Planning on having a truck birthday cake?  Turn to Google.com/Images for inspiration.  Simply type “truck birthday cake” in the search box.  Or you can be very specific such as “fire truck birthday cake” or “monster truck birthday cake”.

 

 

Theme Thursday: Rainbows

I did a post a couple of weeks ago about My Little Pony, and it include a couple of rainbow ideas… but I found so many more great rainbow projects, I just had to devote an entire post to the subject!

First up, from the Purple Pug, an post full of Rainbow goodness.  I love how many different ways they used rainbows – a true theme party!

From Icing Designs, a super sweet tutorial on how to make a Rainbow Birthday Hat complete with ruffles!  I will be making some of these… no doubt!


We’ve linked to rainbow cakes and cupcakes before, I know.. but I love this very easy to follow tutorial from The Blushing Bride – DIY Rainbow Cake:


Looking to add a rainbow touch to your table?  Check out this DIY Rainbow Felt Table Runner from Say Yes to Hoboken:


And finally, I just loved the inspiration from this Rainbow themed wedding, from rock n roll bride:

Theme Thursday – My Little Pony Party Ideas

It’s that time of year again… all three of my children have birthdays in the next several weeks, so I’m in busy (crazy) planning mode.  My daughter can’t decide on a theme, so I’m rounding up ideas and more ideas to (hopefully) help her finalize the plans!  Today’s post includes all the fun “My Little Pony” ideas I’ve found!  Just in case you don’t know… the key to a My Little Pony party? RAINBOWS….and MORE Rainbows!

From Life with Moore Babies, a lovely post about her daughter’s My Little Pony party.  LOTS of great ideas for decorations, food, and favors!

 

From Munchkin Munchies, Rainbow Cake Pops – perfect for My Little Pony parties! How cool are these ? (wait ’til you click through and see the tutorial and finished products)

From Maddycakes Muse, a FAB My Little Pony party post with super ideas on decor, favors, games and more!

From The Travelling Chaplins, a simple but lovely My Little Pony party.  And I especially love the rainbow covered “4” cake; what a great idea to make an M&M rainbow!

This is probably WAY more work than I might do for a party favor…. but, if you were so inclined, you could make PLUSH My Little Pony dolls, with this Tutorial/Video from
Oh Sew Geeky:

 

 

 

Theme Thursday – Purple and more purple! (and a little leopard too)

We have more customer photos to share again today, and I decided to make it a “Theme Thursday – Purple Style”, since the photos are from a purple themed wedding and a purple themed party.

First up, one of our products was featured in Baltimore Bride.  The pictures and wedding features are fabulous – please do click through to enjoy. Thanks to Meaghan and Pete, and to Irene, mother of the bride, for sending us these fab photos.  The artwork featured in our product below is by artist Robert McClintock.

Love these purple clothes pin touches…

And secondly, very special thanks to Chanae at Event Executives in Boston for letting us be a part of their event!

 

For a little more purple, check out this fabulous ruffles and pearls cake from I Sugar Coat It.  Personally the skill to decorate this cake is beyond my capabilities – but I could do something similar with white and purple M & Ms.

And a lovely Purple Picnic reception idea from Project Wedding.  So many little touches with BIG impact

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And one last photo (none purple related)… a special thank you to Minnie C. for sharing THIS fabulous photo of her son at his 7th birthday party and for letting Diva Entertains be a part of his celebration!

Theme Thursday – Hollywood!

In case you weren’t aware, February 24th is Oscar night… which means, lights, cameras, glitz, glamor, and divas everywhere!  And really, such a perfect theme for a party!  So, today’s post is all about the Hollywood glam.  Whether you are planning a big Oscar party for next month, or a Sweet 16 Hollywood Theme party… we’ve got some ideas for you!

I found a great “red carpet” theme cake in a photo album over at Catch My Party.  Be sure to click through and check out all the photos in that album – some GREAT ideas for a Hollywood theme.  L!ove the hollywood star signable picture frame and the red velvet cake.

 

A seriously gorgeous post about doing a vintage Hollywood  theme… check out the ideas from The Sweetest Occasion:

 

MissParty has a fun idea for using frames and classic photos of stars to decorate for your Hollywood theme party:

From the Hostess blog, a fabulous Oscar Party planning post… with FREE Hollywood printables. (It’s a post from last year, but there ARE blank printables so you can use them for this year too!)

 

I’m not a huge hot-dog fan, BUT these tuxedo wrapped dogs from Family Fun magazine make for fun Hollywood party food… and I bet your guests would get a kick out of them too.

And finally… do you want to let your guests dance the night away in comfort?  Check out the grippy socks a customer purchased for her daughter’s Bat Mitzvah…Hollywood Theme, of course!


Theme Thursday – Dr. Suess Parties

It’s time for another Theme Thursday, and this week we are getting bright and colorful and fun with Dr. Suess!  There are so many directions one could go with this one, and for a variety of ages too!

From Design Addict Mom, an incredible 1st Dr. Seuss birthday party theme:

Another 1st birthday party, from the Hostess blog a Cat in the Hat Birthday party.  There are some AMAZING photos with this one, so be sure to click through and see all the ideas! She provides sources at the end of her post.  Aren’t the Cat in the Hat Hats adorable!

Check out this cute idea for Dr. Seuss themed photo booth, from Catch my Party:  A red frame and a blue background (if you can’t find cat in the hat fabric or gift wrap) will work just fine!

The Party Wagon has some FAB photos and ideas with her Dr. Seuss party post… I love the yarn-covered bottles as centerpieces.  There are so many fabulous ideas in this post – make sure you scroll down to the end of the post to find sources!

And from Hank & Hunt, check out this SUPER EASY, but fab Lorax Cupcake for a Lorax party… Truffula Trees:

Thursday Theme – GOLD

Oh my… do I have some LUSCIOUS photos to share today.  We all know gold goes with weddings like cookies go with milk – it’s really hard to have one without the other!  I have found some incredible GOLDEN inspirations for you.

From BBJ Linen comes a small but FAB gallery of gold wedding ideas.  Check out this sheer gold set-up.  Isn’t it amazing how a little thing such as chair bows make such a big impact?  Diva Entertains offers similar ones HERE.

From once wed, just look at this milk and honey (aka gold) wedding tablescape:

Gold wedding cake, anyone?  From Brides.com and America’s Most Beautiful Cakes: There are 25 beautiful cakes to scroll through.  Not all are gold, but all are *fabulous*!

For a completely unique bouquet, go with a gold brooch and floral bouquet!  From wedding chicks.com, a couple of ideas on how to pull it off:

From 100 Layer Cake, a DIY post about how to make colored mason jars for centerpieces – and in this case GOLD mason jars!  Such an inexpensive way to beautifully decorate.

And from Martha Stewart, a DIY on creating the perfect gold-toned guest book table: