I started planning Darrian's party back in Jan. because I wanted to do something I had not seen before, and I wanted lots of time to pull it together. I was thinking of doing pirates, but I see pirate parties all over the web right now so I thought maybe something like prince or knights. I wanted a cute kid element to it, since D is only two. I thought a cute dragon would do the trick. Once I had the ideas the rest fell into place. I was lucky enough to use talented people from Etsy to bring the ideas to life. I was really happy with how it all came together, and the kids had a great time. I hope it was fun and memorable....now a few months of rest before starting the next one. Just kidding I promised Keith to not go AS big next year (yea right).
Here are some detail shots of the party..
main table: had the cape favors, favor boxes, the cake, framed invite, and table runner that matched many of the other decorations (pendants, D's shirt), and a framed picture of D.
The cake was amazing and matched the runner and colors perfectly!
Cake and the invite, the dragon on the cake inspired from the one on the invite.
Centerpieces had necklaces and coins overflowing, ribbon that matched the photo banner and the dragon from the invite.
gold coins on the table runner
favor boxes, I left these opened and unfilled we had a pinata and these were used to carry the pinata treats home.
Favors that my friend Lisa helped me make, these are the girl capes and were SO cute on the kids. Also had the dragon favor tag on it.
table set up
I wanted two pendant's like you have at castles, I originally thought paper one's but the girl who made the banner recommended her friend who did them in fabric. I really loved how the came out. The fabric matched the table runners and D's shirt.
The whole set up with the pendants and the banner...
Instead of party hat's I had crowns made for the kids, in three colors and with the 2 and two dragons on them.
Darrian's special crown
Something I actually made :) A photo banner with a picture from each month from age 1 to 2.
The Castle :)
The photo banner
The custom pinata filled with play dough, jewels (ring pops & necklaces), and treats.
We had cupcakes for the kids with cool crown toppers.