It’s a 4th Birthday Party

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I wanted to share some photos from my son’s 4th birthday party last month.   

As you’ve seen by past posts, I made all of the paper products (invites, hats, pinwheels, birthday banner, cupcake toppers & thank you notes) with the festive & colorful party theme called “Life of the Party” by BasicGrey.    It was so much fun to create all of the various party elements and to see them all come together at the end. 

The party was held at a bouncy place so the little boys & girls could expend their energy bounding, jumping & sliding to their hearts galore.    It wasn’t the best place to get great photos but I am happy we also got some at home too while opening gifts.    The other thing you’ll notice is that the handmade items (banner, pinwheels, etc) weren’t designed exactly for the setting, they look much better at home and we are still enjoying them! 

The birthday boy is ready to head to his party!  This is the first time we’ve done his party outside of the home and he’s thrilled. 

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Cupcakes (stand from Sur La Table), water bottles,  fruit tray, veggies & hats.

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For the water bottle labels I used these printable labels (thank you Bump Smitten!).    Then added Balloon & ticket sticky notes to the labels to give a splash of color. 

For the party favors we had cookies in a bag with a  “thank you” sticky note that was also from this BasicGrey collection.   Daddy & Gavin made some tasty sugar cookies and punched them with Cars 2 (Lightening McQueen, Mater, Francesco & Fin McMissile) cookie cutters.  Unfortunately, I accidentally deleted the close up photos of the cookies.  They were really cute & tasty, we’ll have to make them again.  

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Birthday Boy with his friends & their younger siblings.

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Party Hats on the cute kids! 

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Since the party, one of Gavin’s cousins has taken her party hat and put it on her stuffed kitty.  It’s so sweet & cute that she’s saved it and gave it to her kitty! 

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Grandma added the names of the kids to the front of the stickers on the water bottles.  (thank you!) 

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We had three cupcake flavors red velvet, coconut & carrot cake.  The coconut ones were my favorite, they were amazing with a creamy filling inside!

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The birthday boy gets to sit in a big blow up chair.  All the other 4 year olds wanted to get up there with him, it was very special. 

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Normally he’s not into smiling for the camera too often but when opening gifts I saw many smiles for the camera.  Mommy was happy to get some great photos.

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Happy 4th Birthday!  Hope you all enjoyed following this party theme.   

I am now working on a few things for Gwen’s 1st birthday party that’s coming up very soon.  It’s so MUCH fun working with bright girl colors (purple, teal, fuchsia, etc).  I’ll share some photos soon!

Thanks for checking out the party!  Here’s one of the handmade thank you cards.

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11 thoughts on “It’s a 4th Birthday Party

    • Thanks Megan! I love gymboree for his clothes and it’s always fun picking out outfits for key holidays during the year. This hat is one of my favorites, I am lucky that he loves wearing them too.

  1. Fun party! Your idea for the personalized water bottles was not only a healthy drink choice but a practical solution for a party beverage (less prone to spilling).

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