Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Pretty in Pink Cherry Blossoms Baby Shower

Sorry it took so long to get this post up.  This Baby Shower we did has gotten a lot of love and it was definitely one of our favorites.  Below are pictures to share the many many details that went into the planning and how it all came together.  

Our clients were very hands on and did such a great job on the decor and desserts that we really can't take all the credit.  

Hand-made hanging pom poms floated above the dessert table that included Pretty in Pink desserts with our custom designed food signs.  

We made a custom designed onesie "Sweet Baby Girl" Banner with the theme colors that accompanied the Oneside Designing Station for the guests.  

We designed instructions for the Onesie station as well as the other activities and games for the baby shower and they were placed in simple elegant white frames.

Our clients made a beautiful wish tree with bird cutouts for the guests to write on and hang on a white tree accented with a bird cage next to it and a bird house hanging from the branches.  Our personalized sign is featured here with instructions for the guests.

Loofahs were the ingenious party giveaways that had a personalized tag with the saying "From our shower to yours" in it.  It was such a cute idea, and the colors were perfect to match with the party as well as looking like flowers.  Great find!  

Another Baby Shower Game was guessing how many marshmallows were in the jar.  We supplied the personalized sign with instructions as well as the small tickets for each guest to fill out with their name and the guess.  I love how they added yellow and pink peeps to the mix rather than just the traditional marshmallows!

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Another fun Baby Shower game was "Guess the Distance" to the length of the mommy's tummy.  Here is another personalized instruction sign we did.

And how can we forget about the invitations we did for the party.  Before all the extreme "day-of" planning, there were the adorable diaper invitations! Not your dirty diapers but cute, feminine, pink diaper envelopments with diaper shaped invites enclosed in the bird and cherry blossom theme.  

And here are more detail shots of the tables for you to enjoy.  Hope you enjoy them as much as we did! 

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Dora Fiesta Time!

We got to work on a Dora themed birthday party for one of the most a-Dora-ble little girls we have ever met!  The parents wanted to go with the fiesta theme of Dora which called for some festive flags and vibrant colors - the perfect ingredients for a party we say!  

We initially started with the invitation that was designed with sections and has become a new trend in invitations to make partitions in the invite.  The invite card was enclosed in a beautiful matte pumpkin orange envelope and was labeled with personalized guest tags made by us.  

We helped design the birthday banner name which was simplistic but colorful.  

There were also personalized monograms made for cupcakes and desserts that featured Dora and Boots with toothpicks for easy placement.  In addition, we also made thank you tags for the party favors.  

Dora is such a popular theme and we were so happy to finally get to work on one.  

Monday, November 11, 2013

A Birthday Party on the Fast Lane

We know we have a lot of favorites when it comes to parties we have helped plan but we definitely love the decor that was put into this party.  It was a low-key, intimate party at a home and our clients still managed to make the party grand.  The party was a Disney Cars themed party and the lucky little boy was turning three.  The decor was simplistic yet made a grand impression.  Red, yellow and green balloons guided the guests through a hallway with a racing lane laid across the floor.  

The party had different areas designated with personalized menus: (1) Drink station; (2) Vegan food station; (3) Main entrees station; (4) Ice Cream station.  

Personalized stationary made by us helped to tie the theme together like the traffic ice cream cones, personalized monograms, Rusteze Ointment drinks, water bottle labels, "Riley" Cars logo sign, ice cream topping monograms, and birthday sign.

The Ice Cream Station was a hit and absolutely delish to look at and eat! 

A hit with the guests were the photo booth stand which featured Lightning McQueen and Tow Mater's car cutout as the framing and cute props to take pictures with.  Love love love!   Photo booths have become such a hit at events in the recent years, and this shows how easy and fun it can be to make one yourself.

Last but not least, we cannot forget the invitation that set the mood for the party to begin with.  The invite card was designed personally for the birthday boy with Lightning McQueen and the Piston Cup as the foundation. It was enclosed in a booklet fold that featured Lightning McQueen's eyes on the front.  The invitation was then placed in a racing red envelope with personalized guest labels.

This party was extremely well planned and had a lot of fun and unique ideas.  This is one lucky birthday boy!  Happy Vroomin Birthday! 

Friday, October 4, 2013

A Splashin' Party

We got to work on the cutest little girl's first birthday party which had a pool party theme.  It was our first pool party and it was nothing less than a splash!  The theme colors were pink and turquoise but the parents wanted it to be an all-around colorful event.  

The initial project was the invitations of course.  Their only requests were that it was on a simple insert card and had her picture.  We made sure to incorporate the beach/pool theme and make Arya's picture the center of attention.  The invitations were printed on white cardstock and then mounted on fuchsia shimmer paper.  On the back of the invitations was the map which was immersed into a swimming pool design.   The invitations were placed in turquoise envelopes with a uniquely personalized guest and address label which were connected.  The side of the guest label had a pool shape and the back of the return label featured a chevron pattern.

With the invitations done, it was time to design the items for the special day.  We were asked to design water bottle labels, a center design for a wreath, party favor tags, multiple monogram designs to put on the sweets, food signs, and the birthday banner.  

The water bottle labels were a real hit.  The parents decided to use the small water bottles to put the labels on which was smart and cost-effective.  The water bottle label featured a personalized sketch of the birthday girl, with beach ball, flip flops and lifesaver to surround her cute face.  There was also a creative spin on the Nutrition Facts and a bar code.  

We designed a center circle for an umbrella wreath that was being made by the parents.  It was the cutest idea where they took the small drink umbrellas and created a colorful, beautiful wreath out of that and we placed a birthday design to go in the middle. So creative! 

The party favor tags were one of our personal favorite items.  They got the noodles for swimming and made flowers out of them.  The noodles acted as the stem and then they cut out petals out of foam paper.  It was the most clever idea and everyone used it that day in the pool too.  Adorable! 

Then we made a couple different designs for the dessert monograms to be placed everywhere around the sweets table.  Designs included the signature Arya sketch, flip flops, and beach ball.  Some were cut into circle shapes and others into scallop shapes to mix it up a bit.  They really added that personal touch to the desserts.  

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Nonetheless, the food signs kept with the theme and had very clever names for the desserts... like fish kabobs and noodles rather than what they really were which were twizzlers and gummies on a stick to go with the theme.  We love how clever and creative our clients get! 

Last but not least, was the birthday sign.  I always think of the birthday sign as setting the mood for the whole party.  The centerpiece and one of the first things that guests see when they walk in.  This was a very colorful banner with chevron and polka-dot patterns.  Fun and festive!

Here are some more amazing detailed pictures below from the party that our clients shared with us.  Thank you Kimberly and Mike for letting us be part of your little girl's special day and Happy Birthday Arya!