This party, full of mermaid birthday party ideas, makes quite a splash with the birthday girl and her guests! Ashley, of Cupcake Express, designed this party for her daughter (who loves mermaids and Ariel!).  The teal blue and purple color scheme goes right along with The Little Mermaid movie and brings the birthday girl’s party wishes to life!

Ashley is sharing the dessert table that she designed for the party~ it is full of cute ideas for a beach-themed party…

I love the “Gumball Clams”~ what a cute way to display!

The mermaid tales popping out of the top of the cupcakes are another really cute idea- I bet the girls loved those!

Other cupcakes were topped with paper cupcake toppers designed by Ashley at Cupcake Express…

The decorated sugar cookies were little works of edible art!

Ashely made “jellyfish” for decorations~ a great way to incorporate the kids’ help when getting ready for a party!

A cute, fun, and easy idea for party favors are “sea glass” lollipops~ with a beach theme, of course!

What a fun, festive, and beautiful party!  Thank you for sharing your birthday party ideas with us, Ashley!

More Beach-Themed Birthday Party Ideas…

You can find more beach/mermaid fun here, here, and here!


Party Styling, Photography & Cake: Cupcake Express

Ariel Inspired Printables, Paper straws, Poms: Cupcake Express

Sugar Cookies: Pea Pods Cookies

Bubblegum Necklace & headband: Girly Girlz Boutique

Ruffled table clothe: Sew What Grandma

Seashell  & seahorse lollipops: Candid Cakes

Fondant Mermaid fins: Top My Cupcake

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