All posts tagged: birthday party

Unicorn Playground Party

We gave our daughter a playground party for her third birthday. It’s fun for the kids and doesn’t cost a fortune!  I wanted to personalize it a little but had to stick to guidelines from the town for park decor. Because I couldn’t hang anything, I decided to get a life-size cardboard cutout of a unicorn ($40, Amazon). It made a great photo prop! With a unicorn theme set, I of course had to make sure every kid had a unicorn horn in their goodie bag. We had bubbles and sidewalk chalk for more playtime elements. The kids had a blast! Here are a few photos.

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star First Birthday Party Theme

I went bold, gold and glittery for my daughter, Genevieve’s, first birthday party. We chose a Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star theme and made sure it was evident in each party element. I added gold sparkle stars to the cake… …And also used the stars to accent the food. We kept centerpieces simple using adorable .99 cent vases from Ikea and adding baby’s breath, sprinkled in gold glitter. As as accent, we threw in hand-painted pink wooden stars that are now keepsakes. Photo collage made with images printed from Social Print Studio. I ordered this sign as a download on Etsy, then printed and framed on my own.My friend made a custom canvas guest book. For favors, kids got gold sparkly wands from Oriental Trading and adults were treated to chocolate-dipped pretzel rods adorned with–you guessed it– gold stars! We had a table of fun for the kids. I pulled together clip art from the Internet and made coloring book pages in Photoshop. Star props from Oriental Trading. I made custom 12-month banner using gold star twine and …