Monday, March 19, 2012

A Pink and Green Owl Birthday

My darling little girl is two!  How did that happen??  It seems like only yesterday I was holding her in my arms for the first time.  Now she is a walking, talking, gorgeous little thing full of opinions and ideas about how the world should work.  She is full of life, love, and I adore her.

I thew her a small birthday party with an owl theme in mind.  Everything came together and she had a wonderful time.   I bought one of those paper packs from Michaels that has coordinating sheets (I think about 120?) and it made all the crafting super easy.  Here are the details, thanks for looking!

The dessert table:

Strawberry Marshmallow mousse cups (I bought the cute little jars from World Market and the taster spoons from Etsy):


 Strawberry and Pistachio Macarons:


 Owl Cookies: 



The cake (vanilla and chocolate layers, strawberry mousse filling, chocolate buttercream frosting, and covered in marshmallow fondant):




I also made chocolate and vanilla cupcakes with chocolate and vanilla frosting:

 

I decorated with coordinating lanterns:



I covered plain party hats with pretty paper and added a fringe made with crepe paper streamers:


These pinwheels were super easy to make, but not exactly something you would want kids playing with.  The pins came out really easily so I just put a few in the ground outside and the rest in a vase on the dessert table.


I made these water bottle labels with paper and an owl stamp, just cut to fit and attach with a glue gun:


I decorated with these paper fans:



The party favors were little mylar kites, all wrapped up:


Me and my birthday girl:


3 comments:

  1. Gorgeous and very inspiring! Happy Birthday to your little one!

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  2. How nice! you're very creative!

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    1. Thank you! I did get most of my ideas from various websites, so I don't know how creative I actually am. :)

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