ALOHA! It’s a purple polka dot Luau Pool Party!!

When my client first told me she had suggested a luau pool party for her daughter’s 7th birthday party – Miss Gabby didn’t seem to thrilled about the idea. Turns out, she just didn’t really know what a luau was, … Continue reading

outdoor party games // Summer

 When the weather is hot and sunny,

and you have an outdoor space at your party,

Birthday games are easy peasy to plan for.

For two of my girls’  favorites,

all you need is a faucet, bucket and paper cup!

Water tag

  1. Fill bucket and hand to the child who is “It”.
  2. “It”  then has to run after the other children, and
  3. “tag” them by splashing them with the water in the bucket!
  4. That soaking wet child is now “It”!
  5. Refill bucket and repeat. 

Drip, Drip, Drop

  1. Fill cup with water and hand to child who is “It”
  2. All the other children sit in a circle and “It” walks around the circle {in Duck, Duck, Goose fashion} chanting drip (drips some water on each head) and then… DROP! (drops remaining water in cup on child’s head and that child springs up and chase “It” around the circle until they a) catch “It” placing “it” in the middle of circle for remainder of game or b) Do Not catch “It”, allowing It to sit in their abandoned spot, making the child standing “It”).
  3. Refill cup and repeat. 

Splish Splash Elmo a 2nd Birthday Bash

Typically parents want to create a “pink” party for girls. And while I love, love, LOVE all things girly when creating a celebration, I was excited to work with Tiffany, who’s favorite color is blue and little Miss Sophia, who’s favorite … Continue reading

Rainbow Tie Dye 8th Birthday Party

When I was a child, my mom did everything by hand and from scratch. And I hated it. Complained incessantly. I STILL remember how excited I was the October she hurt her back, {she was moving a bureau to dust behind it. No, she wasn’t Fall cleaning, she did this … Continue reading

Splish, Splash Elmo Bash {sneak peek!}

 Cheery colors? Polka dots? Elmo? Water? !?? This theme couldn’t have more fun to pull together! Stay tuned for all of the party photos and details – including EASY DIY projects + vendor links coming soon…

Tie Dye rainbow party {sneak peek!}

Coming up with  a PRETTY and different design for a rainbow tie dye party {the specific request of the to-be 8 year old guest of honor}  theme was challenging but after embracing turquoise and pink, and giving the “rainbow” colors an … Continue reading

County Fair :: Kindergarten graduation party

Red, white, and blue.   Cow, polka dots, and gingham prints. Splashes of green + yellow. Blue ribbons to be awarded and tin cans to be knocked down. The smells of kettle corn, root beer and horses fill  the air… … Continue reading

“sassy grad” graduation dessert table

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When I first heard the words hot pink + black zebra and classy, shower-like feel, my mind drew a blank. Those words didn’t seem to belong all in the same sentence together. Then,  I thought of the old print, well, … Continue reading

These are the moments, your moments, let us make them pretty.

Gianna's Sassy Grad Party - June 2012

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 Gianna’s Sassy Grad party – june 2012 cupcake tower  : C is for Cupcake Baking Co. photography     : Audan’s Photobox styling                  : pretty little designs