I thought I'd share a few pictures of the FA-bulous Birthday Party. They had over 40 people come on Saturday to celebrate...it was a FULL HOUSE!
I am providing a very detailed pictorial of the specifics of their party for two reasons. The first is because my family and close friends that live afar were unable to come and I don't want them to miss anything...LOL! The second is because I am "pinning" this to Pinterest in case others might like some ideas on how to bring this "Classic Theme" to life despite the limited party supplies available.
Raggedy Ann & Andy Birthday Party
Theme- Stars & Hearts
Colors- Red & Blue
Some Speciality Items Available at: Raggedy Land
Other Decorations- Dollar stores, Micheals craft stores, party supply stores
|I ordered these online at Notably Inviting, they have so many|
unique and intriguing invitations/cards to chose from...worth a visit!
|I got a little "creative" with the invitation wording!|
|We had LOTS of balloons....|
|what's a Birthday Party without Balloons?!?!|
|as did Raggedy Ann!|
|Raggedy Andy had his own Balloon Bouquet...|
|I filled a variety of different vases with candy cinnamon hearts and plopped in a few|
sparkle hearts, which I placed throughout the house.
|Even the fridge gotta a little "LOVE"!|
|The Playroom was decorated in mostly hearts|
|and Valentine's day decorations so we could keep them up after the party!|
|Since we have so many wooden rails around the house, I twisted some foil heart|
garland onto them. Again, we are keeping these on until after Valentines day!
|I "cheated" a little and ordered pre-made veggie, fruit, meat & cheese trays!|
|BUT I did make 50 colored bread sandwiches. Our local supermarket, Sobeys|
will bake bread in ANY color you wish...so fun!!
|I don't know about your kids but mine LOVE grilled cheese sandwiches therefore, we|
had to have a Grilled Cheese Station!
|I always like to make one "special" food item and this year I opted for Sparkle Donut Pops.|
Lesson Learned- You must NOT make these a day ahead as all they will all stick together and
they will not be very "pretty"...LOL!
|These are the speciality cakes I had made by Jennifer over at CakesBaby . They were more for decoration at the party because |
we ate them the day after during our "Family Only" Birthday dinner.
|I just adore these little masterpieces!|
The cake toppers are actually Christmas ornaments for a forever "keepsake"
|I ordered a "Cupcake" Cake for all the guests at the party.|
I used some Halloween pictures to tie in the theme!
THE "LOOT BAGS"
|Rather than "traditional" Loot Bags, I decided to provide a gift that will keep|
on giving for years to come. I ordered hard covered Raggedy Ann & Andy 90th Birthday Celebration books
for each of the children.
|They also got a "sweet treat", as did all the adults.|
These are chocolate bars that I covered with personalized "Thank You" wrappers
that I made in publisher.
It's the day after their 2nd Birthday and I am already planning their 3rd...LOL!
Next Years Theme: Dr. Suess...Oh, The Place We'll Go!!
(Oh, how excited I am to start planning this one.)
Happy Monday Friends!