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Ka-Pow: A Boy’s Super Hero Themed Birthday Party

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It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s a super hero birthday party for one lucky little 4-year old boy! What birthday boy doesn’t love getting his “boom”, “pow” and “wham” on while sporting a super hero cape? Belinda, owner of Lil Miss Macaron (and who happens to be Hudson’s mom), summoned her own super powers in putting together a spectacular dessert display filled with an amazing cake, cupcakes and colorful desserts to power up little party guests. Check out the super details for ideas on party favors, super hero supplies, tabletop decorations, party activities and crafts perfect for every super hero birthday party-loving boy.

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Even super heroes need a little sustenance to keep their skills intact. Using eye-popping primary colors of red, yellow and blue, against an incredible cityscape backdrop, Belinda and her husband put together an out-of-this world power-up station for little super heroes in the making.

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Clever food labels added to the fun of the dessert table. Could you resist “ka-pow cupcakes”, “power-up cookies”, “super macs” or “invisibility [Jell-O”] cups”? (I couldn’t either.) And look at that cake; with the bright fondant hero speech bubbles and custom name signs, it is a perfect focal point for the table! Belinda added interest to her table with a pop art inspired printable banner designed by Loralee Lewis, a colorful table runner, and varying heights of apothecary jars filled with other color-coordinating treats. I’d say her dessert table definitely made the day!

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Belinda may not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but she does know how to get the most out of her dining table space. Each place setting was creatively comprised of a comic strip coloring page, which made a perfect placemat for guests to color, and a mask for them to decorate. There were also beverages dressed up in custom, super hero wraps, with festive party straws and flags. I love that super heroes could recharge their bodies and their brains at the dining table! This is a great way to have a single space serve two purposes.

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Of course super heroes need super capes to make a proper party exit. Belinda created custom initial capes and matching cuffs for each party guest as their parting favor. Now that they look the part, maybe they will be able to leap those tall buildings in a single bound…or at least dream it is so!

Want to see more of Belinda’s amazing creations? Check out her Facebook page.


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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it's okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.