Showing posts with label Girls birthday. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Girls birthday. Show all posts

Breathtaking Organic Balloon Arches

I have a confession, the phrase balloon arch never really excited me...until now!  In my mind it makes me think of the old school dance arches and balloon backdrop decor.

Today, balloon arches are simply breathtaking.  They are on the same caliber as a fresh floral arch in my opinion.  The balloon arches I'm swooning over are specifically known as organic balloon arches.  Unlike the traditional form of balloon arches, with uniform balloon sizes and shape, the organic balloon arches have various sizes of balloons and extra elements added.  Take a look at the unique ways organic balloon arches are giving that wow factor every event planner, or party hostess, is striving to achieve.

Ice Cream Cart Dessert Station flanked with an organic balloon arch

In addition the the various balloon sizes creating an organic look, the frame of the arch is organic as it isn't uniform.  In the ice cream cart picture, the arch is in front of the cart, behind the cart, and on top of the cart.  While the ice cream cart was a cute touch for a dessert table, the balloons are the sprinkles on top! Sprinkles are always the best part!!!!!

Just when you think it can't get any better, someone starts adding greenery and floral elements to the arch.  EEEK!!!!  Even the simplest of tables, like the ones below,  are transformed into a dramatic focal point of a party.

Floral elements to an organic balloon arch

Safari Theme Party
Pretty In Pink Party

Some people may be wondering, if these arches are reserved only for a girly party.  Guurrllll, some of the boy theme parties were just as jaw dropping.  This adorable hot air balloon baby boy shower is so dreamy.  The organic balloon arch brings the table to life the table with the effect of clouds.

Hot Air Balloon Baby Shower

A staple for any boy party is a Super Hero Party at least once in their life.  Imagine a super hero birthday party, with Spiderman, which is a balloon, greeting your guests at the door upon this awesome arch.

Spiderman Super Hero Party

Out Of This World Space Party

The possibilities are endless with the organic approach to balloon arches.  It is my newest obsession and I try to incorporate it into every party in some way.  Have you tried making one yet?  I'd love to see your creations.  Comment below!

Despicable O' Me Party

Despicable Me has touched so many hearts with its simplistic charm and very memorable minions. This movie has been a huge hit all over the world. Therefore, making it a very popular theme party for children. Here are some essential tips of how to create your own Despicable Me birthday party for your child at any location.

What a perfect welcome sign for a candy bar! To recreate this look, you would need construction paper, minty themed strings/yarn, glue, a hole punch, a pencil, a printable Despicable Me welcome label, and something to support the sign such as a small vase filled with extra candy for refills.

1. Cut your construction paper in a rectangle shape.
2. Print your Despicable Me welcome label and cut it small than the rectangle construction paper to frame it.
3. Glue your welcome label to the construction paper and draw where you are going to hole punch on         your construction paper.
4. Hole punch where you took measurements and insert the minty yarn in the holes to create a bow.
5. Lean your sign to a small vase and Hooray, you did it! Enjoy.

Food & Favors:

Collect several  empty glass vases and fill them up with your child favorite candies. It is a perfect favor for any party guest as their chose what they like. Also, provide your guest with some decorative empty boxes to storage their candy selections.

Collect stripe straws and print some minion valentines cards. Hole Punch on opposite sides of the printable card and insert the straws in the card. What a cute way to drink up your refreshments.


Add some balloons and themed birthday sign to your party location to create a charming and very carefree feel to the atmosphere.


A minion birthday cake such a very appropriate for Despicable Me theme party! Look how fun this cake looks? This cake makes anyone want to be a minion.


Pin the goggles on the min is a fantastic game to entertain your guest! Gather the children around and let them try to pin the goggles on minion by being blindfolded. The first child that is able to successfully place the goggles near the minion eye, that child wins the game.


As said on the invitation, "Assemble the Minions, We are celebrating!" Here is simple but cute birthday invitation for any Despicable Me themed party.

Want to throw a Despicable Me birthday party? Contact Giggle Bean today. Giggle Bean specializes in children's birthday parties, events and showers of all kinds in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia.


Minion Welcome Sign: PrettyLilPartiesLV
Candy Bar: Bow Ties & Bliss
Favor Boxes: Esty
Favor: EstyPrettyLilPartiesLV
Cake: Pinterest
Invitations: Etsy