Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Barrett's DINOSAUR party::Part I


I was NOT on the ball with party planning this year.
It sneaks up on my every year, with Christmas and New Years just before, and I usually design and print the invites before Christmas.
But this year, it really got by me! I knew I wanted to do a dinosaur theme, but I didn't get the invites designed til the last minute.

I cruised the web for ideas, and found WAY too many cute things!
It was overwhelming...and my hubby thinks I'm crazy when I go into party-planning mode.

So, I really kept it all pretty simple. He doesn't think so, but I did!

The dino cake was the most fun!!
My cake lady (the lady that makes all the smash cake for my client's 1yr sessions)
made us a small white cake, so that we could decorate it ourselves.
I love coming up with cake ideas, and Justin always makes my vision a reality! He's so talented!
All I did was bake the cupcakes and place all the rocks.

We used this site {A Baked Creation} as a tutorial.


Some more of the party goodies...



{DINO CHOW}
pretzels, chocolate-covered raisins, peanut butter chips & a gummy worm



Thanks to my sister-in-law for helping me cut out all the cupcake toppers and the banner on her Cricut!
Love that thing!!



AND the best part... The Birthday Boy!!!



I need sleep...
more of the party coming later!!


10 comments:

  1. I love everything about this party!!! =) AWESOME!

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  2. Wow! Totally awesome party! :) The cake topper and all the goodies were just too cute! :)

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  3. Laura, what an amazing job! You could definitely do kids parties as part of your business (as if you're not busy enough as it is!)

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  4. awesome! I think I now know what my daughters 3rd birthday theme is going to be. Girl LOVES dino's! Change a few colors and add a bow to the dinosaurs heads and i'm good to go.

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  5. Thanks for the inspiration! I used the party favor as the idea!

    http://craftymsjackson.wordpress.com/2012/03/28/dinosaur-birthday-party/

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  6. Hi! I love your dinosaur coloring book favor! Would you be willing to add it to your blog as a free printable? I love this idea as a favor, but I don't even know where to start!

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  7. Love this Dino party!! Where did the stamps come from that you used on the "dino chow" This post is definitely great inspiration for my sons fourth party here in a few weeks! Thanks:)

    Brittny @ deerlybeeloved@gmail.com

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