Watermelon 1st Birthday Party

Posted on February 18th, 2013 by Kara
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This sweet WATERMELON FIRST BIRTHDAY PARTY was submitted by Heather Dalton of Chickabug. Could the birthday girl’s outfit be any cuter?

Here are some of my favorite things about this adorable watermelon party:

The watermelon shaped cake pops

The watermelon slices on a stick

The fabric strip wreath

and MORE!

Photography – Michaela Hansen Photography in Houston, Texas

Watermelon cake balls, smash cake, cupcakes & cookies – Simply Sweet Cakes in Spring, TX

Paper straws and mason jar lids – The TomKat Studio

Paper poms – Melody’s Pom Pom Shop

Hair bow and flip flops – and Jane

Personalized watermelon themed party printables – Chickabug
Bib – Hobby Lobby, decorated with a printable circle from Chickabug
Bubble refill container – Michael’s, with lettering added using a Cricut

Watermelon lollipops – Oriental Trading Company

Ribbon topiary – Homemade using supplies from Hobby Lobby and Michaels

Watermelon paper plate fans – Homemade using paper plates

Watermelon wreaths – Homemade using fabric

Items used in this party available in Kara’s Party Ideas Shop:

Polka Dot Balloons

Decorative Paper Shred

Ribbon

Clear Cellophane Bags

Cupcake Liners

Lollipop Sticks

Striped Paper Straws

Pom Poms

Mason Jar Daisy Cut Lids

Candles

                  

This is what Heather said about the party- “I just adore this watermelon theme first birthday party that my sweet customer, Carol, threw for her daughter Claire! From the invitation to the sweets, the decor to the favors, every last touch was watermelon themed in pink and green. Carol made the party extra-special with all of her homemade touches, using Chickabug printables and her Cricut machine!

To make the watermelon paper plate fans:

Carol said, ‘The watermelon paper plate fans were simply made from paper plates I purchased from Walmart. I decorated them with paper cut using my Cricut and ric rac I had laying around in my craft supplies. Then I glued each plate half to a paint stir stick which I painted green and tied with a ribbon. I wish I had a better picture of them. The fans were a hit, especially with an outdoor party in Houston in August!’

To make the party blowers:
Carol said, ‘I purchased the party blowers very cheap at Walmart and discarded the existing cover for them. I then used my Cricut Elegant Edges cartridge to cut the shape for the back. I took a circle punch and cut a hole large enough to slide down the blower both at the top and bottom and glued Chickabug’s adorable party circles to the front with a pink or green scalloped circle (cut from my Cricut).’

To make the personalized bib:
Carol said, ‘Claire’s bib was a last minute thought. I purchased a simple, blank bib from Hobby Lobby and printed off a Chickabug party circle onto iron-on paper. Just before the party, I ironed on the image and sewed on a bow. I think it turned out great for being so last minute!’”

Items used in this party available in Kara’s Party Ideas Shop:

Polka Dot Balloons

Decorative Paper Shred

Ribbon

Clear Cellophane Bags

Cupcake Liners

Lollipop Sticks

Striped Paper Straws

Pom Poms

Mason Jar Daisy Cut Lids

Candles

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21 thoughts on “Watermelon 1st Birthday Party

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  1. Carol

    I typed out the directions for the wreath on the Chickabug Blog where this party is featured. :) Hope this helps!

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    I LOVE this idea I want this theme for my daughters first party. I love every detail to the cookies banners and the little notes by the food her birthday is in April so its perfect!!

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