Pink Winter One-derland Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Pink Winter Onederland Birthday Party

Pink Winter One-derland Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

A few weeks ago we took a first stab at a pink snowman party.  Today we are refining the vision to create an adorable little girl's first birthday celebration.

The inspiration is this Zazzle invitation – Karl, we agree, the cute little pink cap beats the traditional snowman hat, hands down.  We did not want the save the date to match the invitation so together we came up with a coordinating look to set the party's tone yet not take away from the invitation itself.

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Snowman Theme Girls 1st Birthday Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Snowman Theme Girls 1st Birthday Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Today we received an email seeking ideas for a snowman theme girl's 1st birthday party.  We loved the idea and once we started searching, we had trouble reigning ourselves in.  Although we gained inspiration from some of our other  Winter Wonderland  party packages, this party needed to be different – we wanted it to be pink!

We always like to start with the invitations because to us invitations are like the title of a paper – they set the tone for the entire party. We particularly like the wording of the light blue and pink card inviting guests to join them for Winter Onederland Fun!  How adorable is that for a January winter birthday party!

Next we searched for paper party goods.  We could not find anything particularly girly so we decided this might be the perfect occasion to create your own party kit. All you need to do is peel and stick an adorable pink snowman label / sticker onto a solid pink paper plate and cup. Best of all most of the stickers can be personalized to wish a happy day to the birthday girl!

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Purse Lover Party Theme Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Purse Lover Party

Purse Lover Party

Theme Planning, Ideas, and Supplies

There is no such thing as too many purses! Grab your bag ladies, it's time to party! A purse party is the perfect party theme for Ladies Night Out Parties, Bachelorette Parties (Hen’s Night In), Bridal Showers, Birthday Luncheons, Retirement Parties, and even Quinceanera Celebrations, Teen Parties, Sweet Sixteen Parties, and Bat Mitzvah Celebrations (especially if you add a charitable element to your celebration).

Check out some of our related party themes that also go great with such celebrations:

Shoe Lover Party Theme | Ladies Yoga Night |Ladies Cocktail Night Out Party | Take a Walk on the “Wild” Side (Animal Print Theme)

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Beading & Jewelry Making Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Beading & Jewelry Making Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

This morning as I was watching the morning news shows, sipping coffee and enjoying our incredible San Diego summer, I felt almost saddened that many Americans will be forced to spend these last few weeks of summer vacation indoors due to inclement weather. So of course this got me thinking. I called the Party Idea {Pros} gang together and posed today's challenge – Let's create a fun indoor end of summer gal party that can be tailored to kids, teens, college coeds, or even moms needing a break. After a bit of brainstorming we unanimously decided upon

A Jewelry Making & Beading Party

Jewelry Making Party Goals

Create playful, stylin' back to school jewelry or get a jump start on creating DIY holiday gifts

Keep the actual crafting fairly simple so there is plenty of time for sipping, socializing, and nibbling.

Bead Party Inspiration

Before we even began thinking about the party details, we immediately turned to Shopbop (our go to shop for all things trendy) for inspiration. We quickly pulled together this jewelry inspiration board so that when we went looking for beading supplies, invitations, and centerpieces we had a clear direction.

Once we looked at the latest in jewelry designs, we turned to Amazon to see if we could replicate or approximate some of the design features currently being sold by top designers often for hundreds of dollars.

In preparation for the party you might also consider taking a jewelry crafting class in the comfort of your own home

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Perfect Grandparent Gift – Adorable Musical Dolls

When I was a little girl, my grandmother bought me a very special musical baby doll that we kept in my bedroom at her house. Even as I outgrew my doll phase, I continued to cherish “my baby”.  I don't remember what tune she played but I do remember dragging that doll around with me everywhere.  She helped me feel safe away from home and adoringly accepted the love I bestowed upon her.  When we were cleaning out my grandparents' house, after they passed away, I found my baby doll carefully tucked away in a dresser drawer, almost as if she was waiting for me to return.  My doll was soft and pink and had a beautiful, delicate face and although she had long lost her wiggle, she never lost her magic.  So when I happened upon these adorable Ashton-Drake musical baby dolls, I fell in love all over again.

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