Category Archives: boy parties

Stellar Space Theme Birthday

Three, Two, One…Blast off!  With out of this world treats and an amazing homemade rocket ship photo booth, Amy of A Dazzle Day, created a stellar space birthday party!

Party Highlights to look for:

  • Solar system chandelier
  • Glitter star garlands
  • Homemade rocket ship photo booth
  • Card board rocket ship crafts
  • Fun glitter embellished party printables!

Happy birthday Gavin!

Full party package available in my Etsy shop, here.

Playful Boys Camping Party at Home

It is so much fun to be in the wilderness, huddled around a fire, roasting s’mores and amking memories with friends. For little camper Musa’s third birthday, his party mom created this playful camp out party in the great indoors!  I love all the wooden elements that make you feel like you’re hanging out around the camp fire!

Be sure to spot these great details of this special attraction birthday party event:

  • Living Room Campsite with Teepee and Fire!
  • Large Marquee Letters on the Mantle
  • Campfire Cupcakes
  • S’mores Station with Custom Menu options
  • Hot Chocolate Takeaway Favors
  • and much more!

How amazing is the wood grain cake! The critter cake pops and adorable too!

A simple picture based scavenger hunt can make the game fun for all ages! Thank you for sharing your party pictures, I always love to see how my customers celebrate their happy occasions!

Full party package is available in my Etsy shop, here.

 

Birthday Scavenger Hunt

Another fabulous party from Amy of A Dazzle Day!  Party guests were invited to a scavenger hunt for Gavin’s 10th birthday.  With a fun birthday menu and hard detective work, this party was sure to keep kids happy and busy!

Be sure to spot these great details of this special attraction birthday party event:

  • Thumbprint ‘Scavenger Hunt’ signage
  • S’more cupcakes
  • Perfect mini sliders for little fingers
  • Kraft paper gable favor boxes filled with great detective gear!

The full Scavenger Hunt party package is available in my Etsy shop:

click here or the listing below

Happy celebrating!

Tania

Lights, Camera, Birthday!

Amy of A Dazzle Day is here to share a show stopper birthday so roll out the red carpet and prepare yourself for a fabulous birthday premiere!

Be sure to spot these great details of this special attraction birthday party event:

  • Concession stand filled with popcorn, hot dogs and cotton candy
  • Star studded cupcakes
  • Old Hollywood red curtains and marquee birthday banners
  • Movie reel water bottle labels

And MORE!

Interested in a creating a movie party for your kiddo, here is the full printable party package to get you started for so ‘reel’ fun!

Click Here or on the listing image below.

Happy celebrating!

Tania

Tania’s Design Studio

Army Soldier Birthday Party

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Atten-HUT!  Left, Left, Left, Right Left!  Forward & march on up to see the many cool details of this Army Soldier Birthday Party.  Sargent Luka turned 9 and wanted a Boot Camp Style celebration with a compulsory Nerf gun fight.   With camo bandanas, some camo-cake, and a great drill sergeant, this party was a success…Mission Accomplished!

Party Highlights to look out for:

– Camouflage cake [inside & out] topped with a mini bunting and a soldier
– Dog tag favors for each Private and Badges of Honor DIY
– Army barracks tent dessert table backdrop

– Top Secret Draft Notice Invitation
– Obstacle course, Tug o War and Sniper training activities

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Army trail mix! Mixture of pretzels, yogurt covered raisins, goldfish, and mint Aero bites.

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Each Private invited, had a TOP SECRET Mission sealed and ready for after their enlistment.

The Mess Hall was a buzz with important work ahead!

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Simple games and activities kept the soldiers calm before deployment!

These DIY paper roll binoculars were fun to make and doubled as a party favor.

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Favor bags were stuffed with MRE [Meals Ready to Eat]!

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Luka and I were excited to find this ammo crate at the Army surplus and it definitely served its time in a combat zone!

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Camouflage cupcakes!  Not only were these frosted with camo icing, I made the cake batter camo too!

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This Band of Brothers had an amazing time!

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Once the Privates completed their Mission they were awarded their Medal of Honor!

Using store bought favor medals I re imagined them as pin on medals, a little cutting, folding, glue and a pin, they were ready for the troops!

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Happy Birthday Soldier!

Hope you enjoy all your birthdays like you did this one!

Full party package is available in my Etsy shop here.

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Nautical Baptism

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Welcome aboard Baby Nikola!  Faith, Hope and Love was the inspiration for my youngest crew member’s Nautical themed Baptism.

Party Highlights:

  • Blue mason jars tied with sailor’s rope + a hanging lifesaver
  • Sailboat cupcakes with blue and white swirl frosting
  • Anchor cookies and cake pops
  • Coordinating paper pinwheels and rosettes
  • Beautiful flower arrangements

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The nautical theme is very popular so I opted to design my party package with a color scheme just off from the obvious; navy and aqua.  Pops of red were incorporated to keep the table and decor fun and fresh.

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The gorgeous cake pops were made Carmen’s Sweet Creations and really helped the cute factor on the sweets table.  Anchor sugar cookies are by Lexi of Pink Frosting.

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Each table had a beautiful mason jar centerpiece filled with big beautiful white peonies, hydrengas, double lisianthus, vendella roses, lime carnations and button poms.  Flower arranging is another hobby I would love to dabble in when I have more time!  Adding some paper pinwheels and rosettes made with the coordinating patterned papers really helped unify the theme throughout the room.

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Using twine and a white peppermint lifesaver, these mason jars went from cute to adorable!

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Sailboat cupcakes were an easy way to change up the cupcake toppers and a perfect example of smooth sailing ;)

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Many of the pieces of this baptism set are incorporated into Nikola’s bedroom decor still!  The name banner and this ‘God Bless’ sign made their home on his nursery bookshelf.

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The paper rosettes had various pictures of Nikola at the center which was a special way to share sweet moments of home life with friends and family.  Small paper punched confetti was placed at each table as well!

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Sweet blessing to you my baby boy!  You are anchored with love, faith and hope in this family and with God.

xo

Tania

Find the full party package in my Etsy shop, click on the picture below…

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Construction Birthday Party

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CAN YOU DIG IT! Prepare to get bulldozed with this Construction Party because this it is LOADED with creative ideas!  My boy’s and their crew were in hard hat heaven with adorable themed treats, creative signs and classic work zone decorations like caution tape, construction cones, yield signs and more! So let’s DIG IN!

My favorite details are:

  • “Caution” wrapped Kitkat cakes
  • Toolbox lunches + “Under Construction” chocolate bars
  • “Wet Paint” can & Rice Krispie Treat paint brushes
  • Chocolate “Nuts & Bolts”
  • Custom hard hats + personalized place cards
  • Amazing cookie art by Cookievonster

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Because two of my boys are born on the same day, I combined their birthday celebration but to make it fair, they each got their own cake!  Karlo chose the Kitkat cake as I was pinning inspiration on Pinterest.  The Kitkat bars attached easily and the ‘caution’ tape nicely secured everything in place.  I topped the cake with Oreo crumbs and some chocolate rocks (this was a choclate lovers dream cake) and to be honest, the assembly was far easier than I expected.

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We have a favorite chocolate cake mix that is tried and true in our home and I am so grateful to Amanda from i am baker because she transformed me from box cake star to homemade and from scratch diva!  Here is the recipe for ‘The Perfect Chocolate Cake’.

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I purchased the ‘nuts & bolts’ mold on Amazon.com and the process of making the chocolate treats was so easy.  First, I melted the wafers I bought at Micheal’s in the microwave, stopping to mix everything thirty seconds.  Once melted, I poured the chocolate into a Wilton squeeze tube and filled the molds which went right into the fridge to set.  It took several batches, but I think they turned out so good!

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To make the ‘paint brushes’ I skewed the prepackaged Rice Krispie Treats and then dipped them in melted chocolate.  Letting the melted chocolate drip down only made them look more like wet paint brushes.  The paint can was purchased at the Home Depot and I wrapped it in two sheets of patterned papers which are included in the party package.  Taping the ‘wet paint’ sign was the the perfect final touch!

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I decided to line the envelopes with some of the patterned papers.  It was a simple detail, but one that made the invite more custom.

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I prefer to wrap Smarties boxes with the chocolate bar wrappers as it is a nice neat fit!

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Each guest had his/her own ‘toolbox treats’ which was filled with all sorts of yummy sweets to keep them fueled up for all the work at this job site!

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Kids table setup!
Using black paper to as a table runner, I added some white strips to pave the road!

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Hard Hat Area : I got a set of 12 for under 10$ on Amazon.com!

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The ‘caution’ tape can be used anywhere you can think of! I decided to add some extra detail to the cake platter~

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Clean up crew, aka party mom, was needed in job site: kids table!

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These name cards/food labels are meant to look like the caution street signs.  I created a short video on my Instagram to show this easy diy, here.  If you aren’t already following me, find me @taniasdesignstudio.

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Jenga is a perfect game for the budding builder! Except this game was enjoyed by all the adults best!

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Pylon Ring Toss game, signage and points printables are included in the set!

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Niko has a pair of PJs that match the theme, just bought them at Carter’s!

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I love having the ‘birthday facts’ on the water bottle labels!  So many guests have been fooled by the labeling and once they read the ‘Percentage DV based on happy kids’ they can’t help but smile.

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Evon of Cookievonster is a master at her craft!  I often have to tell guests to go ahead and take a cookie as they can’t believe I would let them eat one, let alone touch them!

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Ain’t that the truth!  Terrible twos in full swing~

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Karlo and Niko’s construction crew were such hard workers

Happy birthday to these fine young men, mama will always think you job is well done :)

xo

Tania

The full Construction party package can be found in my Etsy shop, here.

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Vendors

Printables, photography and styling : Tania’s Design Studio

Sugar Cookies : Cookievonster

A Great Day for Hockey {Montreal Canadiens Inspired}

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HE SHOOTS!  HE SCORES! Amy Liu Bissett of A Dazzle Day threw a {Montreal Canadiens Inspired} Hockey Party for her son Gavin’s 9th birthday that had the crowds (of party guests) cheering!  Influenced by his dad’s favorite team, the Montreal Canadiens, Gavin had a birthday party fit for any Stanley Cup loving kid!  Amy used the team colors, hockey gear, and so many great themed foods to bring this party to life!  As always, her DIY projects are simple and ao perfect!

My favorite details are:

  • black chalkboard ice rink as the sweets table backdrop
  • bench made of well used hockey sticks
  • welcome sign clipboard with hockey trading cards
  • handmade hockey jersey fondant cake topper
  • brownie hockey stick treat

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In Amy’s words:

Everyone had so much fun! This is the perfect birthday party theme for bigger boys. You get to play hockey for an hour with your friends and then enjoy yummy treats after the game. What’s not to like? Influenced by daddy, Gavin’s favorite team is Montreal Canadiens so I’ve used blue and red as the main party colors. I especially love my idea of drawing a hockey field on a chalkboard as the backdrop – simple and easy but looks nice!

Tania has once again created the ideal party printable per my request. She is awesome! Check out her Etsy shop!

Food: chocolate fondant cake, chocolate cupcakes, popcorn, brownie, dipped pretzel sticks, pigs in a blanket, lemonade

For the favor box, I gathered up a few hockey related items for the kids. I love the hockey pencil and the little gold medal!

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VENDOR CREDITS & RESOURCES:

– Photography: Amy L.B. Photography
– Party Design and Planning: A Dazzle Day
– Party Printable Package: Tania’s Design Studio
– Crafts items: DollaramaWalmartGreat Canadian Dollar StoreMichaels

You can see how this party package can be styled in two ways by checking out my son Luka’s 8th birthday party here

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The full party package is available in my Etsy shop, click on the product listing below or here to view the details and ’score’ the party package!

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Happy celebrating!

xo

Tania

Top Chef Modern Bistro

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What a perfect party for your little foodie!  My party momma friend Amy of A Dazzle Day put in an order for a modern pizza party theme for her son Luas’ 7th birthday.  Fill up on all the creative party details and see what was on the menu in Chef Lucas’ Kitchen!

THis party was featured on Hostess with the Mostess (HWTM), see all the great things Jenn had to say about this party, here!

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Amy got these mini pizza boxes from Boston Pizza and then asked that I design a cover and four sides.  I just love how they turned out!

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Who awesome is this photo booth?  I love the wire utensils strung together and yes…she made that too!

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Happy birthday Top Chef!

Tania

Full party package is available in my Etsy shop, please click on the picture below!

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Birthday Hockey Face Off

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The good ol’ hockey game…It’s the best game you can name!

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I am such a fan of stripes, so the black and white tablecloth worked perfectly because it reminded me of referee stripes.  All the sweets were hockey themed; Oreo puck stack, NHL stick and puck dip, hot chocolate and who will forget those beat up toothless hockey player cookies!  IMG_9207

Using the cookies to decorate the cake was a last minute decision.  When I saw the cookie art created by Cookievonster, I knew I had to showcase this rugged bobble head looking hockey star!IMG_9048 IMG_9202

I lucked out and found these Stanley Cup Special Edition Oreos !

And then I found this great Sticks & Puck Dip by Leelalicious.com, the tutorial that I followed can be found here.IMG_9124 IMG_9039IMG_9196

Happy birthday to one happy hockey fan!

xo

Tania

The full party package is available in my Etsy shop, click on the product listing below or here to view the details and ’score’ the party package!

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