This awesome CONSTRUCTION THEMED THIRD BIRTHDAY PARTY was submitted by Belinda Ramanauskas of Styled By Belle.
There are so many fun and clever ideas in this birthday bash.
My favorite construction party ideas and elements in this birthday celebration are:
- The adorable refueling station
- The construction cake
- The cute hard hat cake pops
- The adorable black and yellow macaron’s
- The construction cone and road sign cupcake toppers
- The boulders, pebbles, drill bits bin full of goodies
- The cute backdrop full of tools
- The saw horse welcome sign
- and MORE!
• Party Styling, Activities & Dessert Table Styled By Belle: Styled By Belle
• Invitation & party stationary: Love JK
• Photography: Claire Murdoch Photography
• Birthday cake & cupcakes: Queen Baker
• Tool cookies: Baked By Belle
• Hard hat cake pops: Petite Pops
• Macarons: Macarahrah
• Custom Printed Wooden Cutlery: Bespoke Party Products
Items used in this construction party available in Kara’s Party Ideas Shop:
- Paper Straws
- Tin Paint Pail
- Glass Dessert Jar
- Scallop Favor Boxes
- Wooden Utensils
- Black Plates
- Yellow Cups
- Yellow Table Cover
- Clear Cellophane Bags
CONSTRUCTION BIRTHDAY PARTY DETAILS:
This is what Belinda said about planning the party- “Inspired by Love JK’s fun new construction party invitation, Styled By Belle had a lot of fun “building” this construction themed party! The dessert table was a focus of the party and Styled By Belle created a tool bench to display the delicious sweet treats. Using an old garden bench, we spray painted it black, used a piece of MDF board to create the table top, and then mounted some peg board from Bunnings on the back. A range of tools (raided from Dad’s tool shed) were hung on the peg board to bring the table to life.
Queen Baker created a delicious 2-tier chocolate mud cake made to look like a builders waist with tool belt and tools, and a yellow hard hat (made of cake) on top. The cake sat atop a wooden crate that was wrapped with yellow & black barricade tape.
Other sweet treats included “hard hat” (cake pops), “wet paint” (chocolate dipped marshmallows), tool cookies which were displayed in a cute wooden tool box caddy, construction cupcakes (which were dispayed on a plastic tool box), “hi-vis jelly”, yellow & black macarons displayed in a paint tin container – as well as some fun lollies which were given construction equipment names i.e. pipes, wrecking balls, drill bits, beams. The lollies were displayed in stackable tool bin trays.
The kids table setting utilised black & yellow tablecloth, simple black plates & cups/bottles with cute “FUEL” labels stuck on them. Adorable custom printed wooden cutlery were placed on the plates held together with a cable tie and tag that read “Tools of the trade”. A large toy dump truck was positioned as the table centrepiece and had chocolate clusters filled in the dump tray to look like big dirt rocks. A beverage dispenser filled with orange cordial was displayed on a ladder with a sign that read “Fuelling Station”. The kids sat on cute tool box bench seats and were provided with plastic yellow “hard hats” to wear.
There were lots of fun activity stations set up for the kids:
- Digging Station: Simple plastic container filled with sand and toy trucks to play with
- Hammering Station: Cheap $12 toy tool benches from Kmart with a block of polystyrene foam (available from Spotlight or cake decorating shops). Kids were given toy hammers and golf tees to hammer into the foam blocks. A fun way for the budding builders to be on the tools, without the risk of hurting themselves with real hammer & nails!
- Cone Toss: Kids had reels of pipes to try and throw over the safety cones/witches hats
- Toy blocks: to build towers (what more do boys love than building blocks!)
The use of toy ride on diggers and Tonka trucks were used around the backyard as props.
To take home, the kids were given cookies made in the shape of trucks and a little toy truck. Of course they also had little treat boxes to fill with sweet treats too! Again the use of cable tie to attach the favour tags was used.
At the entrance to the party, we used a saw horse to greet guests with some yellow & black helium balloons and work sign that read “Caution Party Zone Ahead”.”