We often are so inspired by the amazing ideas that so many of our clients come up with, that we have decided to start blogging about them to give other moms ideas of what they can do at their party. This post we are going to highlight a unicorn themed birthday party that we did in Waterloo, Ontario.
This Waterloo, Ontario mom went all out for her 7 year old daughter's birthday party. They came up with the idea to do a unicorn party when they saw what a hit the Starbucks unicorn frappe was with her daughter and her friends. They decided that they wanted to do a party using the colours of the frappe and they went all out.
They asked us to bring only teal and pink beads as well as unicorn charms to go with their theme, we were thrilled with how they bracelets turned out.
The mom also made unicorn bark using only 3 ingredients and it looked so pretty, here is how to make unicorn bark. She also had beautiful pastel cupcakes and made unicorn frappes. here is the unicorn frappe recipe.
It was such a fun party and we were so happy to be a part of it!
In ten years of providing jewelry making birthday parties, we have been to many dance themed birthday parties. This is no surprise since many of our little beaders dance and often invite their whole dance group to their birthday parties.
When doing a dance themed party the first thing you do is design your invitation. There are so many beautiful dance invitations, but the tulle invitations are our favourite, and here is a video showing you how to make it.
The decor for a dance and/or ballet themed party is so beautiful. Lots of pink tulle, gold sparkles, and ballet dancer cutouts. You can make pink tulle table skirts and chair covers to make the party even more magical.
Food at a dance and/or ballet themed party is all pink and cream with gold accents. Pink cupcakes with gold sprinkles, pink macaroons, parfaits, white bread with pink cream cheese, and pink lemonade.
Activities for your dance themed party can include musical chairs, hot potato, or freeze dance to ballet music, making bracelets using pinks and creams with a dance charm. Decorating your down dance bag, or the girls can create their own dance and preform it at the end of the party.
We hope we inspired you with our dance party ideas. Comment with any ideas of your own. Have a great party!
Fruit kabobs are perfect for a jewelry making birthday party because they suit the theme of beading and they are also a yummy and healthy snack that is fun to eat.
One of our favourite party themes ever is a unicorn party theme. We adore all the beautiful magical colours and how much fun you can have with this magical theme.
A mom booking a beading party was doing a unicorn theme and asked us if we could design a custom beading project for her party, of course we said yes, and we were thrilled with how it turned out and wanted to share this awesome party theme with you!
This is such an easy theme to choose invites for because there are so many beautiful unicorn invitations to choose from. You can also download a printable invitation online such as this one.
We adore the colour scheme that you would use for this party. All pastel colours, such as pastel blue, pastel pink, pastel purple, pastel pink, pastel green and pastel yellow. You would also use gold and gold glitter.
Blow up balloons in pastal colours and blow up clear balloons and fill them with glitter see here for instructions.
Hang up dreamcatchers in pastel colours, you can make these yourself, like this beautiful one from Kara's party ideas.
You can also make your own garland like this one in pastel colours to match your theme.
For a unicorn party you want the food to look as beautiful as possible and in pastel colours, such as marshmallows, chocolate covered pretzels, and unicorn bark (click here for recipe).
When making your cake or cupcake, make the inside of the cake rainbow, this is such a fun surprise for the guests. When making the cake or cupcakes, use pastel colours and lots of gold glitter.
This party is all about magical fun. Hand out unicorn horns to all of the guests to wear during the party. Have them decorate ice cream cones with icing and sprinkles to make their own unicorn themed treat. You can also play pin the horn on the unicorn and have a unicorn pinata. Another fun idea is to have the girls make jewelry with a unicorn charm. For more information about our fancy bracelet birthday party packages.
We hope that you have as much fun planning your unicorn themed birthday party as we had doing this post.
When we book our birthday parties, moms often ask us for tips for planning their jewelry making birthday party. One of our favourite suggestions is for the mom to make a jewelry box birthday cake. Here is the perfect jewelry box cake recipe.
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We are in the midst of planning my six year old daughter's birthday party. Since I am in the children's birthday party entertainment industry, I always feel that we need to come up with something unique and original as well as incorporate some beading fun for all of my daughter's friends. This year I am also in charge of planning a shower for a very special sister, so I thought why not have a Breakfast at Tiffanys themed birthday shower and bridal shower on two separate mornings but using all the same ideas.
The main reason I love the idea of Breakfast at Tiffanys as a party theme is because it can be done earlier in the day when everyone is rested and full of energy, and you can serve brunch foods which are so much fun and a nice change from the pizza served at most parties.
This is such an easy party to decorate for. Use the Tiffany blue colour as your main colour scheme. Tie balloons to the backs of all of the chairs to make them look like pearls and beads. Decorate with strands of pearls. Make signs using the guests of honour's name, such as "Chloe & Co.". Place white bows on the backs of chairs. For more decor ideas, visit our pinterest page.
This party theme is perfect for a brunch menu. A fun idea that both kids are adults are sure to love is a DIY crepe station. For the perfect crepe station check out this post. For any cakes, cupcakes or desserts use the Tiffany blue colour and decorate with candy pearl edible beads. To drink, serve mimosas for the adults, and sparking orange juice for the children.
Both children and adults love to dress up. Ask guests to wear their favourite little back dress and pearls. If you are making loot bags and party favours, include a strand of glass pearls, sunglasses or gloves to go with the theme of the event.
Since pearls are synonymous with this theme, guests can make their own glass pearl necklaces, check out our amazing diy glass pearl necklace kits.
For more awesome party ideas, check out our pinterest page! Have a great party.
Lately we have noticed a large trend in Shopkins themed birthday parties, and we think it's such a fun theme and goes perfectly with a beading birthday party.
Here is how to have an amazing Shopkins themed beading birthday party.
First you need some Shopkins themed party invitations. A great way to make invitations is to use a free online printable or template to create a custom Shopkins birthday party invite. Here is a sample of a fun and easy template.
Once the invites are sent out it is time to start planning your party decor. Use lots of bright colours. Use online printables to print out large Shopkins characters or banners with Shopkins characters on them. Using marker, add faces to popcorn cups to make your own Poppy Corn.
A fun idea of what to do at your party is to make Shopkins themed bff necklaces. Here is a link showing you how to make these necklaces. You can add this charm to any of our amazing birthday party packages.
Another fun game is to play Shopkins trivia or provide Shopkins colour pages. Visit shopkinsworld.com for great printables.
Make your own Shopkins themed pinata and fill it with candy and Shopkins.
When choosing your cake, be sure to include Shopkins in the theme, the guests will be thrilled to receive their own Shopkins. An easy and fun idea is to frost cupcakes in your favourite bright colours and then place a Shopkin on top of each cupcake.
We hope you find our Shopkins birthday party tips helpful!
We have noticed a trend lately of moms booking Paris themed jewelry making birthday parties for their tween daughters. After doing some research we totally understand why! A huge part of any Paris themed party is pearls and we have so many packages where the girls make beautiful glass pearl necklaces. To see these packages visit our birthday party page.
The first thing when planning your Paris themed party is to decide on your party decor. From our research we have noticed that most Paris themed birthday parties include the colours of soft pink, white and black, pearls, the Eiffel tower, roses, flowers, ruffles and poodles. Since Paris is known as the city of lights, hang up lots of lights and hang Monet inspired paintings on the walls.
The next thing to decide is on your party activities. Of course, jewelry making is the perfect activity (and it becomes the party lootbag). Other fun activities are to hire a mime to perform at the party, have the children draw carton portraits of each other, or play Eiffel tower ring toss. We also suggest that you put out a box full of feather boas, glass pearl necklaces, sunglasses and hats and have the girls do a fashion show. You can set up a photo booth and take some photos to help you remember the party.
Food ideas for a Paris birthday parties are croissants, cheese tray, quiche, french bread, macaroons, cream puffs, pink lemonade and fruit salad (a cute idea is to make mini fruit salads in cupcake liners). It is always a fun idea to have a Paris themed dessert table with french themed desserts such as Macroons, Eclairs and cream puffs as well as candy, cookies and cakes decorated with pink, black and white. Visit our Paris birthday party ideas Pinterest page for more ideas.
We hope you find our Paris Birthday Party ideas for tweens helpful! Please leave us a comment and let us know how your party went.
We recently did a bollywood themed beading birthday party where the girls made tikka headpieces. It was such a fun party and it really goes perfectly with the theme of beading. The party was such a hit, that we are adding this theme to our beading party packages.
Here are some tips and tricks to help you throw your own amazing bollywood beading birthday party.
A cake for a bollywood birthday party should be very colourful with lots of bold colours.
If possible use edible beads. The goes well with the theme of beading and the theme of bollywood. Use lots of gold and silver to make the cake look magical.
Every party needs a few themed crafts to keep the guests busy. A simple and fun idea with big impact is to use sticker gem beads to decorate around the girls eyes. Purchase some henna tattoos and have the girls apply the tattoos to each other while you are doing the face stickers. Finally, another fun use of stickers gems is to buy flip flops for each guest and have them decorate them with the sticker gems. This also becomes a fun take home loot bag.
Another craft that we love is to have the girls create a Tikka. We will soon be offering kits and packages on making your own Tikka, but in the meantime, check out this link for making a diy tikka headpiece click here.
Now that the girls are all blinged out with their eye jewels, henna tattoos, new slippers and tikka headpieces, it is time for the girls to do something active.
Purchase some glass bangles for each child. This can also become part of their take home loot bag. Put on a bollywood music video and let the girls have some fun dancing along.
For more ideas and bollywood themed birthday party inspiration, check out our pinterest page click here. We hope you enjoyed this blog post about bollywood birthday parties. If you have any suggestions of your own, we would love to know about them in the comments below.
My 6 soon to be 7 year old daughter has been asking for a slumber party for her 7th birthday.
I don't think that her friends (and their moms) would be ready for that yet, and I don't think I am ready to have 15 7 year olds sleeping at over at our house.
So I decided this year to throw her a mock slumber birthday party so she can have still have some slumber party fun.
My daughter is really into American Girl and Baby Alive dolls, so to go with the theme of the party, we are asking each guest to arrive in their fanciest pajamas and to bring their favourite doll.
After the guests arrive, our first activity is going to be beading of course. Each girl is going to make matching necklaces for herself and her doll. We are going to do our Beading Buds package I.
After that we are going to make and eat our own pizzas. For some additional fun activity ideas check out our pinterest board here.
Next we are going to have some slumber party fun. We are going to make facemasks, paint nails, give the girls and their dolls makeovers using make-up and give the girls all the best hairsyles that we can dream up. We will also play some sleepover party games. For ideas click here.
Finally we are going to end off the party with a movie. Since we are having this party in November, it should be dark early enough for the girls to feel like it is a real slumber party.
I am so excited to start putting all the pieces of this party together. We will keep you posted to see how it went! Visit our pinterest board for more mock slumber birthday party fun.
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