Thursday, July 14, 2011

Vintage Cupcake Birthday Party

 My daughter turned 6 on May 4th of this year and wanted to have a cupcake party!  We started along the lines of Pinkalicious, but decided that the vintage theme was more fun.  We got to go thrifting and upcycle so much more this way!

Here is the table just before all of the girls arrived:

I made each of the girls their own apron with a matching Party Hat.  The fabric flower on the hat is removable and can be used as a brooch or a hair clip, and they are still left with a nice party hat!!

Each place setting was created using a piece of Oil Cloth that I cut out using my pinking shears.  I found the little corelle plates with the perfect green trim at goodwill, along with the "G" napkins, which just so happens to be my daughters first initial!  YAY! 

I also found the little gift boxes at another thrift store
Inside each box was a scrabble tile pendant with each girls initial, and on the front was a piece of the paper that was used on the party hats.

Here is a close up of the party hat!
I used recycled pickle jars to create the candy jars!  I grabbed some spray paint, some candle holders from the dollar tree and used the trust E6000 and walla!!
For the banner, I just bought some twine by the yard, and used scrapbook paper and doille's to create the fun birthday banner!!  I LOVED the way it turned out!!

It was a picture perfect table setting!!
Simple cupcakes that the girls got to decorate!

Each girl had a different design on their apron, AND they were made from 2 fat quarters!
You cant see this real well, but I used a strand of pear beads to hang my cupcake liner garland!  I also got that at a thrift store!  And of course I created tissue pom poms to create the center!

Here is a close up of the banner!

I grabbed a boquet of flowers for the dining table, and used that place for the extras.  I actually created a place for the brothers to celebrate when they got home from golfing with Dad.

This is my birthday girl, having a good time with her girlfriends!!
Her own cupcake creation.....
And the group.  The funny thing is that half of the girls took the toppings off before eating them!
And every good cupcake needs a nice cold glass bottle of milk!  These were a HUGE hit as well.  I just used recycled starbucks bottles, added ribbon and tags!

Some chose Chocolate...................

Some chose Strawberry....................  And one thing is for sure, the girls had a BLAST!!!

I am linking up to the following parties:

 The 36th Avenue

Design Dazzle

The Shabby Nest



Carrie said...

Such a sweet theme! What a lucky little birthday girl!

Home Confetti said...

found u via Shabby Nest. This is really sweet--love the colors.
RoseMarie, Home Confetti

Always Nesting said...

My heart flip flopped over this amazing girlie party. After raising 3 daughters I totally get the fun. You are so creative. I'm sending your link to my daughter, Mindy, because her daughter will be turning 4 very soon and you have THE BEST ideas. Love the idea of repurposing the pickle jars. And those little aprons....adorable!!

Anonymous said...

I love your ideas and how everything turned out!

Sawdust Girl said...

What a beautiful party set up. I want my next B-day party to be that pretty. What am I saying, I never have Birthday parties for myself! What's up with that?

Unknown said...

That is a beautiful party! It looks so cute! I just love the idea of the apron tied to the back of each chair...thanks for sharing! I'm your newest follower from the 36th avenue party. If you get a chance, I'd love you stop by my blog & maybe follow along too!

Unknown said...

Oh! This is absolutely adorable! Your daughter and her friends seem to really be enjoying themselves! I LOVE the muffin cup banner and the Scrabble tile necklaces. What wonderful ideas!

My Duong said...

My daughter loves cupcakes! Will definitely put together something like this for her next bday party. Would love love love for you to share this at my Best of 2011 party going on now Happy new year! My

Jenn said...

this is so adorable. Thank you for linking up to our party. I LOVE those aprons (and everything else)!


Unknown said...

What fun....and so beautiful!

Carolyn said...

I just wanted to let you know that you’ve been featured on homework. Please stop by and grab a featured button. Thank you again for linking up your beautiful project.
Have a great weekend.

Priscilla said...

How cute is this party love it...I will have to keep these ideas in the back of my head for this years party...LOVE it.

Anonymous said...

Wonderful party idea! So pretty! You did a fantastic job putting it together!

Anonymous said...

Oh...must creative to use Starbucks bottles rather buy the vintage milk bottles. I would have not thought of that one! I will be sharing your party on my FB page and pinning it as well:D

Jill ~ Jillify It said...

Just a note to let you know you were featured at Jillify It!!!


Unknown said...

Hey! Wanted to let you know that your awesome idea with the scrabble tiles has earned you a spot on my top 17 awesome Party DIY ideas: To see the post, visit here:

Such a cute idea! Thanks for sharing!

Jacqui Odell said...

I love the aprons on the back of the chair. Such a cute idea. Thank you for linking up to Party Time and we hope to see you again next week!

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