Start your engines- this little car party is zooming with great ideas!  Using blue and green for a car themed party is a lovely change from the norm- I must admit, I was expecting red!  Styled by Belle of Australia designed this party for sweet Hudson’s first birthday party!  What a beautiful celebration!

car themed partyNotice the car cut-out backdrop- handmade by Belle using cardstock and then sewing them together!

car themed party

The cake was as sweet as could be- and the dessert table was filled with yummy treats made by Belle~

car themed party

My favorite little treat…the cars made of Milky Way bars, candy circles for wheels, and Teddy Graham drivers!

car themed partyOh, so cute!

car themed partyThere were so many other wonderful sweets, I am sure the guests enjoyed sampling them all!

car themed party

I love the wooden spoons stamped with “Enjoy!”

car themed partyOreo truffles never looked so beautiful~ dipped and sprinkled!

car themed party

car themed party

Belle bought small tires and placed foam in the middle.  She painted them and used them as a display for marshmallow pops.  What a perfect way to tie in the theme!

car themed party

car themed party

car themed party

There was even a clever “Refuel Station” for the thirsty little drivers~

car themed party

And, of course, time for doing some serious driving!  Happy Birthday, Hudson!  Beep Beep!

car themed party

Guests went home with wooden cars, balloons, and candy bars with customized wrappers by Belle!

car themed party

Thank you for sharing your party ideas, Belle!  What a fun time!  Read more details and find party ideas at Styled by Belle!

Vendor Credits~

“Enjoy” Stamp, Cupcake Cases, Choc Beans, Paper Straws, Lolly Bags – Sweet Style
Polka Dot Lanterns & Ribbon – Specklefarm
Birthday cake – Pratty Cakes

car themed party

Update on 2011-11-08 02:41 by Lydia Menzies

I loved the Teddy Graham treats that Belle made for this party, and so I made some for “T Week” in my son’s class.  They are so easy and pretty cute!  I used snack size Milky Way bars, Teddy Grahams, M&M’s and a dab of icing to hold the wheels in place.  Thank you for the fun idea, Belle!

We called them Teddies in Trucks!  You could also make a train…enjoy!

Related Articles

CAMILLE’S FIESTA ~ MEXICAN THEME BIRTHDAY PARTY IDEAS

Celebrating your birthday with a Mexican Fiesta is a sure way to have a great time!  My daughter and several of her friends had a ball with all of the bright colors and (hopefully) vivid memories of a beautiful party day full of fun!  Planning all of the party ideas and details was loads of fun- although we don’t claim to have everything authentically perfect- this is our take on a party that combines Mexican birthday party ideas with a young girl’s likes and wishes!  For instance, we know hedgehogs don’t hail from Mexico- but when she fell in love with a festive-looking hedgehog at a local shop, we decided the hedgehog would make a perfectly fun party favor!  So read on and enjoy- and hopefully you will find an idea or two that you can use for a Mexican-themed party or even a Cinco de Mayo celebration, too- and inspiration to incorporate ideas that make your party perfectly-suited for the birthday child! 

LILLY PULITZER CAKE DECORATING FLAMINGO BIRTHDAY PARTY IDEAS

There is nothing like the bright colors and happy prints of Lilly Pulitzer to make every day feel like a party!  For my daughter’s 12th birthday party, she wanted to decorate cakes~ Lilly-style!  So, in order to decide how to mesh the two, I kept thinking “if Lilly had a cake shop instead of a juice stand”… I have to admit, this was one fun party to plan!  It is a blast to see where ideas go in the hands of a TWEEN!  Enjoy and remember, “…being happy never goes out of style!”. 

TEA PARTY FOR LONDON

Oh, my- what a tea party!  With so many unique and cute details, you will love seeing this darling party by The Sweetest Affair!  Mom Aaliyah planned this sweet affair for her own daughter London- and hosted a tea party with whimsical flair.  With a candy-covered tea pot, a funny spout of tea (made from Sixlets candy) shooting from teapot to tea cup, and a precious book on two-year old etiquette, this party was fit for a Birthday Queen!

LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE PARTY

What began as a simple gesture to introduce my daughter to a wonderful book series has become a special evening ritual for us- reading Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House books!  I must admit, I didn’t realize quite how interesting these books would be to her, but she cannot wait to read all nine in the series.  It was only fitting that her birthday party focus around Little House on the Prairie!  Together, we had a ball planning all of the details of her party that related to the books in some way.  At Camille’s request, we focused on some of her favorite parts of the stories… prairie flowers, covered wagons, tee pees, the colors in the drawings of the books,  and “pretty”…because “Ma” liked things to be pretty!

Responses

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *