Colorful Dinosaur Party Ideas for Girls

Girls like dinosaurs too!

I never got why boys were always the ones having the dinosaur and ninja themed parties, and girls always had to have the spa or princess themed parties. That is just absurd! Girls can like dinosaurs, ninjas, and event racing themed parties too.

And so to honor the strong, confident girls around the world who want to celebrate among dinos, I have put together this week’s inspiration board, for them. The concept was to have a colorful dinosaur birthday party for girls, which was not completely pink, purple and full of gentility.

But you know what I found? It’s actually pretty hard to find dinosaur themed birthday party posts for girls that are not full of princess crowns, tutus, and bright pink. So I thought I would incorporate lots of vibrant colors throughout to make this event perfect for the dino loving little girl that could care less about a tiara and a doesn’t mind what color her dinosaur friends are.

Here’s what I had in mind:

Colorful Dinosaur Party Ideas for Girls by Unique Pastiche Events

Colorful Dinosaur Party Ideas for Girls by Unique Pastiche Events

 

Be sure to see where I found each and every one of these images:

“Girls like dinosaurs too” T-shirt – sold via CafePress by WhiteDogBlackDog

Printable Dinosaur Food Signs – created and sold by iwedfred on Etsy

Dino Tails Favors – shared by Buggie and Jellybean

Dinosaur Party Cutlery and Napkin Flatware Set – created and sold by MadHatterPartyBox on Etsy

Dinosaur Birthday Cake Video Tutorial – shared by My Cake School

Krispy Colorful Eggs (Dino Eggs) – recipe shared by The Pioneer Woman

Digital Girl Dinosaur Birthday Party Invitation in Green and Orange – created and sold by ZoeyBlueDesigns on Etsy

Green, Blue, and Purple Polka Dot Balloons with Dinosaur Weights as Table Décor – shared by Craftiness is not Optional

Dinosaur Birthday Party Hat – created and sold by PoshBoxParties on Etsy

Colorful Dinosaur Track Print Biscuits / Cookies – recipe shared by Tesco

Personalized Dinosaur Birthday Party Favor Bags – created and sold by ShopPsychobaby on Etsy

DIY Dinosaur Party Plate Tutorial – shared by Spaceships and Laser Beams

I think there is just the right balance of femininity in this week’s birthday party idea board, what do you think?

Oh – if you need more ideas: stop by my Pinterest board dedicated to all things dinosaur party ideas.

**UPDATE** Check out my DIY decor and party site A Sparkly Life for Me to see some cute DIY Dino party tablescapes!

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Winter Penguin Party Ideas – for Kids

Did you know that today is Penguin Awareness Day? According to a few places, January 20th is Penguin Awareness Day. So to celebrate the best way that I know I can, I thought I’d make penguins the theme of this week’s party board!

Since we are having a cold front (if that’s what you want to call mid-fifties in Florida), I thought I’d do a cute, stylized penguin party that is perfect for kids with winter birthdays. This party is also VERY DIY friendly, and I’ve been sure to link to all of the places I found these items and the tutorials below.

Here’s what I had in mind:

Winter Penguin Party Ideas – for Kids

Winter Penguin Party Ideas – for Kids

Be sure to stop by these lovely sites where the images in today’s idea board were found:

Penguin Party Invitation Set – created and sold by bellybeancards on Etsy

DIY Penguin Party Balloons Tutorial and Printable – shared on Hostess with the Mostess

Penguin Cups – shared by Whirligig Bug

Penguin Winter Party Goodie Boxes Set – created and sold by PaperPartyParade on Etsy

Winter Penguin Cake Pops Tutorial – shared by Niner Bakes

Snowy Penguin Cake Tutorial – shared by Kara’s Couture Cakes

Winter Penguin Party Favor Bags – created and sold by CraftyCue on Etsy

Did you know that today is Penguin Awareness Day?

Soft Rose Quartz Pink – Baby Birthday Party Ideas

Cuteness incoming!

Yup, that’s right. Cute, baby smashing birthday party ideas are in this post.

Not to mention….TRENDY ideas. This week’s inspiration was of course, the other color of the year – Rose Quartz. I had to! Last week I shared an over the top Serenity blue wedding. If you missed it, check it out here. I’m going to keep this week’s introduction short and sweet – just like this party inspiration.

Here’s what I had in mind for this soft, rose quartz inspired baby birthday party:

Soft Rose Quartz Pink - Baby Birthday Party Ideas

Be sure to check out where I found each of these images:

Soft Rose Quartz Floral Rose Birthday Number One – shared on Kara’s Party Ideas

Amazing Pink Rose Cake – shared via Violeta Glace V on Catch My Party

Soft Pink and White Birthday Cake Smash Set Up – shared on Jeneanne Ericsson

Oversized Paper Roses Backdrop in White and Rose Quartz – shared by Modern Luxury Brides California

Girl’s First Birthday ONE Party Invitation with Watercolor Roses – created and sold by SimplySweetPrintShop on Etsy

Are you a fan of baby cake smashing parties?

Birthday Bear Picnic Ideas for National Teddy Bear Day

I just love it when I discover unusual holidays I never knew existed. In fact, today’s party idea board was inspired by “Teddy Bear Day”, which is apparently celebrated today, September 9. I took it one step further and turned this into a picnic party. Originally I wanted to go for a sleep over theme, but after reading about how there is actually a Teddy Bear Picnic Day (in July) I just had to create something marvelous around that.

Just about all of these elements could easily be translated indoors or outdoors. A few white sheets and some kid friendly snacks can make for quite the play party out in a local park, or even in your back yard. This is a classic, year round party theme you can’t go wrong with.

Here’s what I had in mind, and be warned….cuteness incoming!

Birthday Bear Picnic Ideas for National Teddy Bear Day

Birthday Bear Picnic Ideas for National Teddy Bear Day

See where I found all of these inspirational images from:

Cuddly Teddy First Birthday Teddy Bear Cake – created by Tricia at Something Sweet Cakery

Cuddly Teddy First Birthday Teddy Bear Cake – created by Tricia at Something Sweet Cakery

Cuddly Teddy First Birthday Teddy Bear Cake – created by Tricia at Something Sweet Cakery

Wool Felt Bear Ears Headband – created and sold by TheThreadHouse on Etsy

Wool Felt Bear Ears Headband – created and sold by TheThreadHouse on Etsy

Wool Felt Bear Ears Headband – created and sold by TheThreadHouse on Etsy

Teddy Bear Cookie Tutorial and Recipe – shared on DIY & Crafts

Teddy Bear Cookie Tutorial and Recipe – shared on DIY & Crafts

Teddy Bear Cookie Tutorial and Recipe – shared on DIY & Crafts

Set of Party Favor Teddy Bear Favor Bags – created and sold by whitetulipboutique on Etsy

Set of Party Favor Teddy Bear Favor Bags – created and sold by whitetulipboutique on Etsy

Set of Party Favor Teddy Bear Favor Bags – created and sold by whitetulipboutique on Etsy

Vintage Teddy Bear Party Printable Kit – created and sold by worldwideparty on Etsy

Vintage Teddy Bear Party Printable Kit – created and sold by worldwideparty on Etsy

Vintage Teddy Bear Party Printable Kit – created and sold by worldwideparty on Etsy

Handmade “Honey” Teddy Bear – created and sold by thistllebarbears on Etsy

Handmade “Honey” Teddy Bear – created and sold by thistllebarbears on Etsy

Handmade “Honey” Teddy Bear – created and sold by thistllebarbears on Etsy

Printable Teddy Bear Party Invitation – created and sold by DaysignsbyDay on Etsy

Printable Teddy Bear Party Invitation – created and sold by DaysignsbyDay on Etsy

Printable Teddy Bear Party Invitation – created and sold by DaysignsbyDay on Etsy

 

What type of cute party would you throw themed out with teddy bears? A birthday party, a sleep over? How about a baby shower?

Puppy Party Ideas for Mutt’s Day 2015

Hello and happy Wednesday! The inspiration board for this week is inspired by Mutt’s Day. Apparently, July 31 is the official day to celebrate your mutt! When I read about this unusual but fun holiday, I knew there was going to be an idea board put together inspired by the holiday.

This week’s idea board could really go a few ways: as a party for welcoming a new mutt to your home, an adoption party (for stuffed animals of course!), or a puppy party – with the kids getting to wear cute puppy ear headbands, play puppy games, etc.

Here’s what I had in mind:

Puppy Party Ideas for Mutt’s Day 2015

Puppy Party Ideas for Mutt’s Day 2015

See where all of these inspirational images were found:

Puppy Party Invitation – shared on the Patten Family Blog

Puppy Party Invitation – shared on the Patten Family Blog

Puppy Party Invitation – shared on the Patten Family Blog

Puppy Piñata – shared by Kara of Kara’s Party Ideas

Puppy Piñata – shared by Kara of Kara’s Party Ideas

Puppy Piñata – shared by Kara of Kara’s Party Ideas

Dog Bone Rice Crispy Treats – shared on Spaceships and Laser Beams

Dog Bone Rice Crispy Treats – shared on Spaceships and Laser Beams

Dog Bone Rice Crispy Treats – shared on Spaceships and Laser Beams

Paw Print Walkway Tracks – shared by Swish Printable Parties

Paw Print Walkway Tracks – shared by Swish Printable Parties

Paw Print Walkway Tracks – shared by Swish Printable Parties

Dog Shaped Cake Tutorial – tutorial shared by The Experimental Home

Dog Shaped Cake Tutorial – tutorial shared by The Experimental Home

Dog Shaped Cake Tutorial – tutorial shared by The Experimental Home

Paw Print Cupcakes – recipe shared by Manu’s Menu

Paw Print Cupcakes – recipe shared by Manu’s Menu

Paw Print Cupcakes – recipe shared by Manu’s Menu

Need more ideas for your puppy party? I’ve got you covered! Check out my puppy party board on Pinterest where I’ll keep adding more cute ideas as I find them!

My question to you is: are you a dog person or a cat person?

Family Easter Egg Hunt Party

I know it’s not even April yet but I feel like it is close enough to start sharing some Easter themed inspiration boards. This week I’ve put together a bright and colorful family Easter egg hunt party. You can never go wrong with cute bunnies!

Here’s what I had in mind:

Family Easter Egg Hunt Party

Family Easter Egg Hunt Party

Check out where all of this week’s inspirational images were found:

Easter Egg Hunt Invitation – made by CrowningDetails on Etsy

Easter Egg Hunt Invitation – made by CrowningDetails on Etsy

Easter Egg Hunt Invitation – made by CrowningDetails on Etsy

Decorated Easter Bunny Cookies – shared on La Tana del Coniglio

Decorated Easter Bunny Cookies – shared on La Tana del Coniglio

Decorated Easter Bunny Cookies – shared on La Tana del Coniglio

Printable Easter Egg Hunt Kit – made by pipersplacel on Etsy

Printable Easter Egg Hunt Kit – made by pipersplacel on Etsy

Printable Easter Egg Hunt Kit – made by pipersplacel on Etsy

Pin the Tail on the Easter Bunny Printable – shared on Sugar and Charm

Pin the Tail on the Easter Bunny Printable – shared on Sugar and Charm

Pin the Tail on the Easter Bunny Printable – shared on Sugar and Charm

Easter Egg Cake Recipe – shared by Marabous

Easter Egg Cake Recipe – shared by Marabous

Easter Egg Cake Recipe – shared by Marabous

Bunny Cucumber Sandwiches – shared by Cherished Bliss

Bunny Cucumber Sandwiches – shared by Cherished Bliss

Bunny Cucumber Sandwiches – shared by Cherished Bliss

Personalized Monogrammed Easter Baskets – made by eugenie2 on Etsy

Personalized Monogrammed Easter Baskets – made by eugenie2 on Etsy

Personalized Monogrammed Easter Baskets – made by eugenie2 on Etsy

Easter Bunny Front Door – shared by Dave Lowe

Easter Bunny Front Door – shared by Dave Lowe

Easter Bunny Front Door – shared by Dave Lowe

Easter Carrot Cheese Ball - shared on Yummy Healthy Easy

Easter Carrot Cheese Ball – shared on Yummy Healthy Easy

Easter Carrot Cheese Ball – shared on Yummy Healthy Easy

Do you have any fun Easter traditions in your house?

Afterschool Midweek Treat – Candy Corn Themed

Happy October! And a happy Wednesday! It’s really a double treat today- it’s hump day (Friday is so close!) AND it’s the start of Fall, as far as I’m concerned.

So to celebrate, I thought it would be fun to throw a little midweek party. If I was a kid still in school, I would be surprised and so excited to come home and have a candy corn themed dinner.

Here’s what’s on the menu:

Afterschool Midweek Treat – Candy Corn Themed

Afterschool Midweek Treat – Candy Corn Themed

Grab all the recipes here:

Candy Corn Quesadillas – shared by Julie’s Eats & Treats

Candy Corn Quesadillas – shared by Julie’s Eats & Treats

Candy Corn Quesadillas – shared by Julie’s Eats & Treats

Candy Corn and White Chocolate Softbatch Cookies – shared by Averie Cooks

Candy Corn and White Chocolate Softbatch Cookies – shared by Averie Cooks

Candy Corn and White Chocolate Softbatch Cookies – shared by Averie Cooks

Payday Caramel Corn – shared by Shugary Sweets

Payday Caramel Corn – shared by Shugary Sweets

Payday Caramel Corn – shared by Shugary Sweets

Healthy Halloween Snack Candy Corn Fruit Cocktail – shared by Family Fresh Meals

Healthy Halloween Snack Candy Corn Fruit Cocktail – shared by Family Fresh Meals

Healthy Halloween Snack Candy Corn Fruit Cocktail – shared by Family Fresh Meals

Candy Corn Veggie Tray – shared by Real Housemoms

 

Candy Corn Veggie Tray – shared by Real Housemoms

Candy Corn Veggie Tray – shared by Real Housemoms

What’s a sweet treat that you can go for on a Wednesday afternoon?

Little Monster Bash Ideas

Boo!

Happy October! I’m so excited it’s October aren’t you? Not so much because I’m a Halloween fan or anything, but more because my holiday decorating whims are a little more justified. The stores near me have already had their fully set up and decorated CHRISTMAS TREES on display for several weeks now….WHY?! I have no idea why, but whatever, they are up.

Today’s inspiration board is for those of you with little monsters of your own. I thought hosting a “monster bash” for the little ones would be soo adorable! I could just imagine a room full of cute little monsters running around….Anyways, staying focused!

I think this would be a wonderful theme for a birthday celebration, or just a traditional Halloween party. But honestly, as a grown adult I would totally go to a cute-sy monster bash! Wouldn’t you?

To get you in the mood, make sure to have this video playing in the background:

Ok, now you are ready:

Little Monster Bash Ideas

Little Monster Bash Ideas

 

Make sure to go see where all of these cute ideas came from:

Mini Monsters Felted Soap Party Favors – made by Saplingnaturals on Etsy

Monster Party Cupcake Toppers – made by ClaudiaCupcakeLady on Etsy

Creepy Eyeball Cookies – shared on The Sweet Adventures of Sugarbelle

Green Monster Cake – shared on Modern Parents Messy Kids

Monster Bash Party Invitation – made by PrintSmitten on Etsy

Monster Cookie Sandwiches – shared on Barns & Noodles

Ooey Gooey Monster Eye Cookies – shared on Lil’ Luna

Cute Monster Piñata – shared by Heather B on Catch My Party

Monster Party Hats – made by Mrae on Etsy

What would your monster alter-ego look like?