Flying High: A Plane Themed Boys 1st Birthday Party
This awesome plane themed boys 1st birthday party was designed and handcrafted in almost every detail by Barbara Pabst, of Umbrella Amarela. Planned for her friends son, Victor, in honor of his milestone 1st birthday, the invitations, decorations and treats will inspire you to reach for new heights in your own party styling! Pack your bags and hop aboard for this high-flying birthday adventure photographed by Danilo Tanaka.
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Plane themed birthday parties are a great opportunity to have some fun with the invitation design. Barbara created adorable ticket-style, boarding pass invitations, inviting guests to join the celebration via Cohn Airlines (Cohn is the last name of the guest of honorsuch a cute detail). What a fabulous way to set the mood for what was surely an incredible celebration!
Fasten your seatbelts because we are ready to explore all of the ingenious DIY decoration details Barbara tackled while styling this party. Notice the sky inspired backdrop? Barbara created it by hanging a mix of blue balloons and clustering white balloons to look like clouds. Balloons add instant festivity to a party space, are inexpensive and can be creatively displayedlike Barbara didto add a custom look. Next up, I love the Victor banner hanging from the light fixture. It almost seems to be floating in the sky. Personalized décor always adds a lot. Stacks of vintage suitcases helped reinforce the travel theme.
An amazing dessert and party favor table was set up front and center. Red and white striped runners add a finished look to a display of sweet treats (made by Zuly), colorful potted plants and impressive party favors.
Platters, red and blue platforms and cake stands were laden with so many enticing desserts! An impressive cake with plane décor and paper cloud bunting stands tall as the centerpiece.
Popular in Brazil, brigadeiros were served in mini treat cups, topped with cute airplanes and themed printables. Barbara served these in lieu of cupcakes which are not a traditional birthday dessert in Brazil.
Granola bars are a popular airline treat, but theyve never looked as colorful as these bars in their custom wrappers, offered from a white pail.
Darling paper suitcases, made by Barbara, also held appealing sweets. Round plastic candy boxes were dressed up with paper propellers and filled with candy. Tubes of meringues were embellished with mini cloudssuch a cute touch.
In-flight beverages included red punch in cloud embellished cups and water. The water bottles were ready for take-off, outfitted in custom wrappers, propellers and wings made from red cardstock. I love the ingenuityI think these are the cutest water bottles Ive ever seen!
Clouds, machine stitched by Barbara, contained confetti clouds of confetti, filled with joy and good wisheswhat an awesome way to celebrate a first birthday! What a delightful take on a plane themed birthday party!
Planning a plane themed birthday party? Check out these party sources put together by the Spaceships and Laser Beams crew:
- 9 Oz White Paper Hot/cold Cups – 12 Pk
- Karter Scientific 207B2 Vol 10ml, Screw Top, Plastic Test Tube, Round Bottom, 16x100mm (Pack of 100)
- Red Stripe Jumbo Gift Wrap Party Accessory
- #4 White Glassine Paper Candy Cup Cups 250 Count
- Fluffy Cloud Props Party Accessory (1 count) (24/Pkg)
- Mid Blue with Clouds Matte Balloons (6)
- Child’s Pilot Hat
- R&M Airplane Cookie Cutter
- Cargo Cool Euro Suitcases, Soft Blue, Set of 3
- 12 Airplane Aeroplane Plane Cupcake Decoration Picks Cupcake Toppers
- Set of Three(3) HUGE 48″ Jumbo Inflatable AIRPLANES/Jet/page/747/INFLATES/PLANE/Birthday PARTY DECORATIONS Favors/Decor/
- CK Products 1-3/4-Inch Airplane Chocolate Mold
- Party Destination 191751 Airplane Adventure Giant Wall Decals
- Wilton Aluminum Airplane Cake Pan
- Airplane Adventure Party Favor Box
- CK Products 3-Inch Airplane Sucker Chocolate Mold
- Package of 12 Unfinished Wood Airplane Cutouts for Painting and Crafting
- “Bon Voyage” Vintage Suitcase Favor Box (Set of 24)
- Stellanova Classic Blue Ocean 4″ Mini Globe
- Semikolon Mini Gift Boxes, Set of 12, Marine Blue (305-03)
Be sure to check for more plane party ideas here:
- High-Flying Airplane Themed Boys First Birthday Party
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