Here’s what Dawn said about planning the party- “I have always dreamed of styling a little girl’s birthday party someday, and after we adopted our daughter in 2008 that dream became a reality. I knew I wanted to do a Little Red Riding Hood party in my parents gorgeous wooded backyard.
I took my daughter into the woods, and photographed the birthday invitation myself with the inside reading “Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house we go…”
The main dessert table was set under an arbor. I covered the table in burlap with a moss table runner. The focal point of the table was the amazing cupcake stand that my father made from tree trunk slices. Apothecary jars full of delicious red apples, wood bowls filled with woodland treats, and apple juice served in apple shaped bottles.
The girls made made mini “snowglobes” with baby food jars, moss, sticks and a tiny deer tucked inside. A photo booth was set up in the woods, which was the highlight of the party.
My Little Red Riding Hood never saw the big bad wolf that day!!”
Items used in this party available in Kara’s Party Ideas Shop: Burlap Apothecary Jars Cupcake Liners Striped Paper Straws Tissue Pom Poms Lanterns #8 Candle Chinese Favor Boxes
Here’s what Jennifer said about planning the party- “With spring coming soon and the strawberry season on the horizon, I’m excited about our new Berry Sweet Strawberry printable birthday collection. All of the beautiful photography work is by Jennifer Schattle Photography. The printable collection features my own Cath Kidston-inspired strawberry background designs, and the collection is offered in blue, pink and green. I wanted something just slightly different than what I’ve seen, so I styled a simple strawberries, lace, and burlap dessert table including strawberry marshmallow pops, strawberry crumble parfaits (a take on the traditional dirt cake!), and strawberry Italian sodas. Also unique to the table are the gorgeous stained glass strawberry cookies by Aymee of The Wacky Cookie Company. The cake was lovingly baked and decorated by my husband. Other contributors to the photo shoot were Emma Lee’s Boutique with her charming hair clips and chunky bead jewelry along with Flutter Berry Studio and her sweet felt strawberries. Many of the party supplies were purchased from Kara’s Party Ideas shop!”
This is what Natalie said about planning the party- “This party was SO fun to create. My client’s last name is Berry so she decided to go with the “Strawberry Theme” for her daughter Braelyn’s 1st birthday party. The adorable party printables designed for her party were done by Lauren Haddox Designs. She does a wonderful job!
We used red, pink, hot pink and green for the color scheme. We also threw in some patterns, stripes, polka dots and gingham. The desserts I created were mini cheesecakes with chocolate strawberries on top, cupcakes were chocolate fudge and vanilla with buttercream frosting, strawberry shaped cake pops, fruit skewers, Oreo pops, chocolate covered strawberries, mini cupcakes and original chocolate and vanilla cake pops.”