Sunday, April 17, 2011

April Showers Birthday Party

Party Details: 3rd Birthday Party
Colors: Shades of blue and accent of rainbows
Desserts: Rainboot and cloud cookies, raindrop cupcakes, s' mores bar, and rain drop cake pops
Activities: Rainbow making station, a quick and easy craft for 3 year olds using lots of glue, rainbow colored pasta, and cotton balls



And of course there were
a few desserts...




S'more Bar


Rain Puddle
Cupcakes



It's raining, it's pouring (both inside and out!)


April Showers Bring May Flowers
favor bags with flower cookies inside

Paper Cups & Silverware

Monogrammed Umbrella
Party Favors

Craft Time
Rainbow Making Station

It was a fantastic party and everyone had a great time! The BEST compliment of the day came from my biggest bugger who has told us that he now wants the same exact party for his June birthday! 


A HUGE thank you to Amy Atlas for featuring the party on her fabulous site!!!




Sources:
Invitation & Celebration Circles by Pen n' Paperflowers
Wellies & Cloud Cookies by Dandy Delights
Flower Cookies by The Sweetest Thing
Rain drop cake balls made by me : )
Table Runner from A to Z Celebrations
Paper Straws and Favor Bags from Sugar Diva
Candy Cups & Giant Balloon (see it here) from Sweet Lulu
Paper Balls & Umbrellas from Oriental Trading

65 comments:

  1. OH MY WORD!!!!!!! I LOVE it alllll! How will I ever do this theme next year now, and make it JUST as cute! I love ALL the details, especially the watering cans with clouds and the adorable frame with rain drops and clouds. Wow, oh wow!!!

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  2. OH MY!! Such an adorable party!! The umbrellas hanging upside down with the balls was so clever..and the felt clouds on your table..super cute! Amazing details..great job!

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  3. What a creative theme... I love ALL of it!!! :)
    xo,
    Laurie :)

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  4. Such an adorable and SUPER creative party!!! I love every single thing about it!
    Amy
    www.thesavvymomsguide.com

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  5. SO cute! I love a unique theme! So many cute details. Love the umbrellas holding the lanterns. I would have never thought of that!

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  6. That is amazing! So many details that I just adore ... the clear umbrellas are a favorite! What an amazing party. I'm a new follower.

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  7. I love this so much that I blogged about it!
    http://creativecarrieregan.blogspot.com/2011/04/totally-saving-this-idea-for-next-year.html

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  8. OMG Jenny, this is so awesome! great job! I love the all the clouds and rain boots. The hanging umbrella's are so sweet!

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  9. Ever since I saw your umbrella favor sneak peek, I knew this would be amazing and um, it was!!! Running off to share!

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  10. BRILLIANT IDEA! Never seen before. I am so in love with this darling party. I just adore it. I will be featuring this on my C.O.M. FB page. WELL DONE! winks-jen

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  11. GREAT job on the party and the cake balls, YAY, they look great!

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  12. Oh my gosh... this is amazing!!! I'll be adding this to one of my picks for my Birthday Party Inspirations post (which I'll be sharing sometime after Easter). I love your ideas!!!

    I'd love to have you share this at my For the Kids Link Party! Stop on by and join the fun!!

    http://sunscholars.blogspot.com/2011/04/for-kids-friday-7.html

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  13. Very nice job! It was a really fabulous party!

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  14. Absolutely adorable!! I love the lanterns in the clear umbrellas!!

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  15. This looks amazing! I think I know who to call to plan my next party! Hope you will share with my Pink Hippo Party @ http://pinkapotamus.blogspot.com/2011/04/pink-hippo-party-25.html

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  16. What an ADORABLE party theme! So very cute!!

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  17. Such a great theme!
    Adorable styling too. Love the umbrellas holding the paper lanterns!!

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  18. This is SUCH a cute party! Love every detail!

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  19. I just found your blog and am your newest follower! This party is AMAZING!! Thanks for creating such a fab blog full of inspiration.

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  20. AMAZING!!!!! Everything looks so super duper cute! Great, great job!!!! Love it!

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  21. Jenny,

    You did a FABULOUS job with this theme! I LOVE every single detail! The table with 'grab an unbrella' might be the cutest thing ever!

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  22. Fabulous fabulous party!!! Love it all!

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  23. Love this! Everything is just adorable.

    I am a new follower :)

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  24. You did a beautiful job Jenny! I love the upside down umbrellas, that is so cute!

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  25. Everyone has beaten me to all the comments I meant to make!!! AMAZING party details, down to the very last tiny or simple one!

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  26. Love your creative ideas! So original!

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  27. I am beyond in love! You did an amazing job!!

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  28. So incredibly creative! Love the rain puddle cupcakes. Yummy! I'm your newest follower.

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  29. This is such a fantastic theme! Thanks for entering POM on CPN :D
    Good Luck!

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  30. Oh my! Such great ideas!!! Simply Fantastic!

    amber @ barbwired

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  31. cute party! i loved the raindrops and clear umbrellas!

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  32. I feel like I over-use the words "wow", "awesome", and "fabulous" in comments but WOW is this the most AWESOME and FABULOUS theme...and party...just wow. I love it. Heck I'd like this theme for myself (and I'm 28!) lol :)

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  33. this is SO ADORABLE! I love every bit of it. great job!

    kathryn
    www.thedragonsfairytail.blogspot.com

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  34. Everything about your party is perfect!!! Adorable!!!

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  35. That is the best bithday theme i've seen recently !!

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  36. Featured this today on my "Walk Around Blog Land."

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  37. I just can't find the words...your party has left me speechless!! Gorgeous!! Thank you so much for sharing at the Tuesday To Do party!
    Smiles!
    Jami

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  38. Amazing! This is one of the cutest party I have seen, great job!

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  39. don't think this party can be topped! Seriously, cutest theme and decor...just precious :) glad I found your blog through embellishing life!!!

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  40. This is the cutest birthday party idea ever! I LOVE the upside down umbrellas with the balls. Really great ideas! I bet it was a blast!
    Jen
    Scissors & Spatulas

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  41. This is SO CUTE!! I love everything!

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  42. This truly is my favorite party EVER! It is unique, colorful, fun and so well done! Thank you for sharing all the details and creativity.
    I shared this party on my Friday Favorites post today. I have a featured button if you want it. Have a beautiful weekend!

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  43. I AM BACK... seriously my fav. party I have ever seen. You have been featured at CraftOManiac. winks-jen

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  44. This is so fabulous it's knocking my socks off!! W-O-W to your creativity and amazing craftiness!! SO cute and fun : )
    craft-interrupted.blogspot.com

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  45. Hi Jenny! Just wanted to let you know I'm adding this to my To Do List tomorrow. Feel free to stop by and pick up a button!
    Smiles!
    Jami

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  46. I'm in awe of all your creative touches! What a beautiful party! I love the way you hung the umbrellas and filled them with the colorful lanterns.

    I'm honored to have such a quality and creative post shared at "A Little Birdie Told Me..." Tuesday at Rook No. 17!

    Jenn

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  47. Wow! This is by far THE cutest rainbow-type themed party I've ever seen. I love it! I'm saving it for future party ideas. I loved the clear umbrellas with the coloured tissue balls. Loved the cupcakes (please share how this was done with the raindrops inside). Loved it all!

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  48. Ahhh! This is so darling! I love it. Great job, woman!

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  49. amazing, decoration-celebration, I love it!
    rgds, dalys

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  50. Did you notice... I shared this amazing party at my Birthday Party Inspirations. Just LOVE it! Stop by for an A++ button for your post!

    http://sunscholars.blogspot.com

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  51. that's awesome!!! I love it! Where di dyou get all of the rain boots from? I've been trying to find some that are a decent price.

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  52. This is adorable! My little girl is an April baby so I will bookmark this for next year. Very well thought out party!!!

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  53. This is one of the cutest party ideas EVER!!! I love everything, and may have to 'steal' the idea sometime :o).

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  54. Woah what an awesome party! There are so many great details and everything looks so professional and perfect. I am quickly adding this to my raindrop roundup. Thanks for the comment.
    Rachel

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  56. Love it so much I had to share on my website in our Birthday Party series!! Great Work!!

    http://intheknowmom.net/?p=17620

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  57. Visiting from Bird's Party Blog. And now following.
    What a great party ! So many lovely details
    I have a party blog too and it would be great to have you visit
    http://thatcutelittlecake.blogspot.com/
    Have a sweet day
    Virginie

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  58. This would be a perfect baby shower theme. Lobe everything about this party. You did a great job.

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  59. This would be a perfect baby shower theme. Lobe everything about this party. You did a great job.

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  60. Hi Jenny! Found your work on Pinterest, loved your blog and mentioned this party on my blog. Great job! So inspiring :) Thanks for sharing.

    Here's the link for the post :)
    http://www.amorascrafts.blogspot.com.br/2012/05/quartaspinterest_23.html

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