DIY Pink Flamingo Birthday Party Decorations & Free Printable Templates


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FIVE. Sunshine girl turned FIVE last month. Although we didn’t do the big party with friends this year, we still decorated for the family party. The birthday girl picked the theme. FLAMINGOS. This was not a big surprise, given her choice of a ballerina and flamingo bedroom. Plus, we already had a ballerina birthday party and cake […]

April 4, 2018

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star First Birthday Party (with FREE Printables)


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Somehow, the baby turned ONE in May. To celebrate we did a Twinkle Twinkle Little Star party. Her decorations were very simple. Lights These Paper Star string lights were a simple addition to set a ‘twinkling’ mood for the party. Entryway Picture Wall A picture wall welcomed guests in the entryway. It was fun to pick out our favorite […]

June 8, 2017

Minnie Mouse 4th Birthday Party Decorations


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A few weeks ago I shared the cake from our daughter’s Minnie Mouse 4th birthday party. Another day I’ll share the food. Today is all about decorations. When it comes to a kids party, my motto is ‘keep it simple‘ – it isn’t necessary to spend a lot of money or go all-out to please […]

April 19, 2017

Kids Football Themed Birthday Party Decorations


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In October, our oldest turned 6. A sports fan fanatic at heart, it was not surprising he wanted a football-themed birthday party. We were a little behind in planning his party, so we were grateful he picked a low-maintenance theme we could actually deliver. Invitations Two weeks before the desired party date I scrambled to […]

January 17, 2017

A Ballerina Themed 3 Year Old Birthday – Ballerina Birthday Decorations


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We celebrated our daughter’s third birthday last month. It was a lovely time with both sides of our family. By request, her party decorations were ballerina-themed. The banner below was created using a chalkboard banner I received as a gift. You can find this similar product at JoAnn Fabrics. The ballerina image is a free […]

April 6, 2016