Tag Archives: birthday party ideas

Lego Birthday Party

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a party – the last one was my Downton Abbey Dinner Party, and that was for adults.  My youngest just turned 9 and desperately wanted a Lego party theme for her birthday.  Since she is a GIRL, here is my feminized (is that the right word?) version of a […]

Have Your Cake And Eat it, Too! (A Cake Decorating Party)

If you or your child is addicted to Cake Boss or Ace of Cakes, this party theme will be right up your alley.  My daughter is convinced she wants to be a professional baker at this point (rather than her previous aspirations of farmer and architect).  So it was up to me to create a birthday […]

Mystery Birthday Party

My oldest daughter is a reader.  She loves mystery series like Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys, and the Mandy series.  For her 10th birthday, we decided to create a real mystery that she and her friends could solve.  This party could be modified for boys and for different ages.   Let the sleuthing begin!   First thing I […]

Party Proposals: Butterfly Birthday Party

I think children’s birthdays are magical.  A simple theme can be developed into something truly special that you and your child will never forget.  For my daughter’s 4th birthday, we decided to make it all about butterflies.  And what little girl doesn’t love butterflies?   So, let’s start with the decor.  I actually have lots of butterfly ornaments that […]

Rainbow Birthday Party (Joan Walsh Anglund)

My inspiration for this birthday party was the amazing artwork of Joan Walsh Anglund.   Her artwork is immediately identifiable – she always draws children without noses and mouths.  You can find biographical information about this wonderful artist at http://members.shaw.ca/jwamail/. I found these never-opened paper plates and napkins in an attic of a friend of my mother’s.  I […]