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Top Birthday Party Ideas

Choo Choo Train Party Ideas

You will want to line up on the platform for an invitation to this adorable Train Party by Katie, of Petite Social!  Celebrating a fourth birthday is loads of fun with train snacks and a real train ride through the trees.  Not to mention, the cute photo prop that lets each guest be the conductor!  All aboard!

Vintage Tea Party Birthday Ideas

I am so thrilled to share the beautiful talent of Jeandre' of South Africa with you all!  Jeandre's eye for design shines through in her beautiful cakes and desserts as well as her fabulous design abilities.  Her website, Love at First Sight is a delight - it is full of lovely birthday party ideas and inspiration!  Here, Jeandre' shares her ideas for a gorgeous Vintage Tea Party Idea with dressy dresses for twirling in a beautiful forest setting...enjoy!

Berry Berry So Strawberry Birthday Party

This is one fabulous birthday party idea!!!  It is fresh, lovely, vintage, and homespun.  With all of that rolled into one, (uber-creative) mom Sara put together a most charming party for her little birthday girl, Annabelle.  Feast your eyes on all of the juicy details of Annabelle's Strawberry Farm...from The Homespun Hostess!

Ice Cream Birthday Party Ideas

Pastel colors and the sweetness of little girls and ice cream make this birthday party a dream!  Leoni, of Just Call Me Martha, hosted this beautiful soiree for her daughter's birthday!  Leoni made the desserts and styled the party!  It is a jaw-dropper, and it is featured in the spring edition of Celebrate magazine!

Pink Peonies Birthday Party Dessert Ideas

This sensational dessert table party idea is a dream!  Juli, of One Sweet Girl, simply had a vision in her mind of creating something beautiful and she enlisted the help of an equally (immensely) talented flower designer and photographer.  The photos beautifully capture the ideas Juli created in her mind.  Overflowing with 30 bouquets of peonies in all shades of pink, treats that are gorgeous beyond belief, and streaming golden sunlight, the photos speak for themselves.

Ballet Birthday Party Ideas

The desserts and styling at this Ballet birthday party designed by Couture Event Styling are show-stopping!  The pink mixed with gold gives the party a regal feel, and every little detail is perfectly executed with panache!  Stunning and fabulous...enjoy this delightful birthday party idea!

Under The Sea - Mermaid Birthday Party Ideas

This party makes you feel as though you are truly under the sea and that you happened upon an amazing array of the most beautiful sea creatures- all edible, of course!  Sweet Indulgence dazzles us with this gorgeous display of treats and party design ideas.  Enjoy the fabulous details as you take a trip under the sea...

Dance Party Birthday Inspiration

Sweet Birthday Girl, Brynn, wanted to invite her friends to her party so that they could just talk and dance!  With a DJ as the entertainment, we added a few fun elements that had Brynn dancing with joy! Take a look at these cool dance party ideas.

Minnie Mouse Ice Cream Shop Birthday Party Ideas

Minnie Mouse is an iconic favorite and a perfect theme for a birthday party- especially when paired with another iconic cream!  Welcome to Minnie's Ice Cream Shop, by Carol of Partylicious!  You will love all of the many details and decorating ideas for this birthday!  Have a scoop and enjoy!

Mickey Mouse Carnival Birthday Party

Kate Petronis blows me away with her cake designs and birthday party ideas every time!  This Mickey Mouse Carnival Party (at Cinderella's Castle) combines her daughter's love for princesses and Mickey in a BIG way!  The cake itself is jaw-dropping...the details adorable...and the energy, talent and creativity of Kate- endless!

Lego Birthday Party Ideas

With an emphasis on color and Legos, this party really stacks up!!  The vibrant colors and mix of patterns... along with the most adorable, amazing, and creative cake will give you many birthday party ideas for creating your own Lego-inspired birthday party.  In fact this color scheme could be incorporated into many different party themes!  I was truly thrilled to see this party from Sarah at Crackers Art blog- she created it for her son Harvey!