Rainbow Polka-dot Party – real party
April 10, 2010 by Missy
kids theme parties
Rainbow Polka-dot Party
Where does one come up with THIS theme, you ask? I’ll tell you. Because that is what you get when you ask a certain little 4 year old girl who’s super power it is to shoot rainbows from her hands that wrap around the BAD guys and catch ‘em and a certain other little girl’s mom who is obsessed with anything polka-dot what kind of party they want…if this is not a run-on sentence, I don’t know what is:). Maybe don’t ask next time, EM… no, do ask ’cause this turned out FABULOUS! Two minds are definately better than one when planning a party around a made up theme…especially when EM is the other mind! Her creativity amazes me.
I promised you pictures and pictures I took! Sorry if your scrolling finger gets tired:)
Garland used around the room to add polka-dots and color…and cute pics of the birthday girls!
These are streamers we hung from the doorway for the kids to walk through. Em just stapled round foam circles we found at the dollar store to wrapping ribbon.
feather rainbow hair clips for the girls. Nicely done, EM.
Gotta Love Ikea Plates!
Colored Lemon Heads for a treat. Found these at CostCo – you NEED to try these, YUM!
Shelley’s ADORABLE birthday hat, click here for her tutorial on how to make these. And beads to make rainbow bracelets…on pipe cleaners so 4 year olds could actually string their own!
The party table.
I couldn’t figure out how to photograph this to give it justice…this doesn’t. Emily tied and tied and tied and tied and tied until all the colors of the rainbow were connected onto a long string which we hung over the back door. It MADE the party decor. You could do this with any colors to match your theme, it took a bit of time, but it was worth it…I can say that ’cause I didn’t do all the knots…I did, however blow up my fair share of balloons, even if they weren’t as big as EM’s and she made fun of me:) Just be sure to do it in the middle of the day and not at 11:00 at night when you are so tired that you can’t stop laughing at each other’s faces as they puff out each time you blow into a balloon, it really hinders your progress.
Last but certainly not least…the cake. EM did an AMAZING job on this! Look at the polka-dots:)
Each layer had frosting in between…lemon flavored…delicious!
And I have to share a few of the BIRTHDAY GIRLS…
Girls and Secrets
Do these wings look familiar??? EM shared a tutorial for angel wings at Christmas time. She adapted them to fit the rainbow theme. Also, the shirts I made with the Silhouette…a tutorial can be found here.
I LOVE her giggle:)
bEST fRIENDS fOREVER!
Over and Out until next year…or the next year – I don’t know how much of this I can take!