Thursday, May 30, 2013

{Party Bee} Jake turned 3- Angry Birds Style!

I can't believe it, my baby boy turned 3 years old! I knew it would happen, but I didn't know it would happen this quickly! Jake is growing up in a blink of an eye; he is learning so many things, his interests are changing and developing. He is turning into a little boy; a little boy who has discovered a joy and talent for.... Angry Birds! So for Jake's birthday party this year we wanted to combine his love of Angry Birds and jumping! Thus, it only seemed appropriate to have his party at Jumpstreet Indoor Trampoline Park. Here all the kids could participate in Jake's favorite pastime, jumping, and we could also incorporate Angry Birds into the theme perfectly! 
I wanted the kids tables to be decked out with Angry Birds, so I chose to recreate the game as the centerpiece and showcase all of the goodies.
Angry Bird Mylar balloons flanked the main table adding a fun extra touch....I especially liked adding the star balloons since it reminded me of all of the times Jake passed a level and he would proudly show me his stars! Also, chocolate cupcakes topped with printable cupcake toppers served as the centerpiece of the second table.
The center of the table displayed Jake's photograph next to his very own special cupcake topped with a number 3 candle, and adorable red bird and green piggy cake pops, which were made by a very talented lady (thank you again, Stephanie)! Also, each child got their very own yellow bird party hat, a set of chalk wrapped in labels, a treat box filled with Angry Bird gummy snacks and graham crackers, as well as some other sweet treats. But I think my favorite party favor was the mini plush red bird "finger puppets" sitting on top of wrapped Hershey Nuggets with a special thank you note attached!
A party isn't complete without cookies! Here I made Bad Piggy Chocolate Covered Oreos and Yellow Bird sugar cookies!
I love the look on Jake's face when he first sees his dessert table....pure joy! He went straight for the red bird cake pop! 
Because I wasn't sure if I would be able to hang a banner on the wall, I decided to create a table banner holder. I think it definitely completed the table decor nicely!
We of course had to take our family pictures with the birthday boy!
Even Nana and Grandma and Grandpa got into the action!
The kids were jumping machines!
Cake time was a lot of fun...took him a couple of tries blowing out the candle, but he did it all by himself! He was very proud...and so were we!
The party hats looked so cute and festive on the kids!
Happy 3rd Birthday to my sweet baby boy! Mama, daddy, and Ava are so proud of you and we love you very much!

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

{Party Bee} Purple Daisy Printable Collection

The Sugar Bee Bungalow is proud to introduce the Purple Daisy Printable Collection! This pretty collection is perfect for the party that wants to be sweet and simple but still make a big statement! Especially great for those milestone parties!

The entire collection costs $20 and comes with the following:

* 5x7 Invitation (envelope not included)
* "Life is Sweet" banner
* 4 circle tag designs
* Birthday blessing/wishes cards
* 2 water bottle label designs
* Straw flags
* Thank you cards (flat or folded)
* Candy bar wrappers (designed to fit standard size Hershey Bars)
* Hershey Nugget wrappers
* Menu Tent Cards
* Coordinating patterned paper

Just send me the party information, receive the files electronically, print out what you need, then cut and assemble!

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

{Party Bee} Sarah's 50th Birthday Dessert Table

A couple months ago a good friend of mine approached me asking if I would help design her mom's 50th birthday invitation and a couple goodies to surprise her mom for her party. Well of course a "couple goodies" turned into a complete dessert table and boy was her mom surprise!
We designed the table using the birthday girl's favorite color, lavender! I of course incorporated darker purple and gray to compliment the lavender. Also, a special banner hung along the table that read "Life is Sweet", which is perfect for a decked out dessert table as well as for a lovely lady celebrating 50  years of life.
We continued the theme of 50 by placing paper mache numbers at the top center of the table. It definitely stood out! The Hershey Bar wrappers also reinforced the theme and were personalized with Sarah's name. The back of the candy wrappers had "nutritional information" and a sweet thank you for the guests.
Every party of course needs some water to help wash down all of the treats! The straw flags also added a fun touch and helped make the table look very festive.
I typically like to included a type of "pop", whether it be a lollipop or cake pop, but this time I created Marshmallow pops to round out the dessert table. I think they did the trick!
No table is complete without coordinating chocolate covered Oreos!
My friend made the adorable number 50 with pictures of her mom ranging from when she was a baby to present day. It hung on the wall beside the table so everyone could view it as they walked into the house. There was also a book for the guests to sign as well as birthday blessing cards to place into the tin buckets....just a couple fun little things for the birthday girl to read when the party is over!
 Sugar cookies in the shape of flowers were highlights of the party table! But it was the Hershey Nuggets that seemed to disappear the fastest! 
This was such a fun project to work on with my friend and I think it turned out great! 

A very happy 50th birthday to Sarah and hope the next fifty are just as sweet!