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Think trash only belongs in one place? Think again–this Trash King boy’s birthday party, styled by Vesna of One Lovely Day, might have you rummaging through your rubbish for your next party theme.
Magnificent photos by Kat Cvet Photography show how Vesna turned her son’s love of garbage trucks into a unique party theme with decorations and favors, delicious looking cake and treats plus fun activities for party guests.
You won’t believe the creative trash-with-taste ideas Vesna came up with to celebrate her little “trash king.”
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How does a clever mom decorate for a garbage truck themed birthday party?
Vesna began with a newsprint style wrapping paper as the dessert table backdrop.
I love how she used wood and galvanized metal stands to add texture to the mint, black, kraft and gold color palette.
I like the addition of plants, too “in gold bags” positioned on the stands.
Vesna found mini black and mint garbage bins which she used to display a mix of candy, a cunning detail.
A darling Melissa and Doug garbage truck serves as a fun reminder of the theme.
A trash themed party conjures up an unlovely image, at least in my imagination.
Vesna’s juxtaposition of style and symmetry with the trash theme is what makes this party so amazing!
And take a look at that cake: I am in awe of the newsprint inspired, two-tiered “trash king” cake by Dewi, of Sweet Bloom Cakes!
The gold lettering on the front is awesome; the wooden garbage truck topper is an excellent choice.
The cake definitely made an impressive focal point on the table.
Other sweet treats included cake pops and mint macarons, both enticingly displayed on cake pedestals.
Vesna also offered candy bars with custom trash king wrappers.
Glass bottles were perfectly aligned, serving up a green drink with tree bark inspired paper straws.
Dont miss the quick peek at the dining tables which were also covered in the newsprint pattern.
Vesna set attractive place settings with black and white polka dotted plates, a pop of color from green napkins and custom stamped eco-friendly wooden cutlery.
Notice the cute toy garbage trucks used as fun tabletop décor.
Using rubbish as her inspiration, Vesna planned wonderful theme-specific party games: “pass the parcel” and “pick up your trash”.
Another ideal choice was the striped favor bags which were topped with the crown motif that was used throughout the Trash King’s party.
With all of Vesna’s terrific party ideas, I’m sure the birthday boy really felt like he was on top of the heap and king of the hill! Super party!
Throw your own trash themed boy’s birthday party with these party supplies:
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- Trash Can with Lid
- Mini Curbside Trash and Recycle Can Set
- Mini Trash Cans with Lids
- Mini Dumpsters
- Brown Paper
- Construction Cones
- Black Plastic Flies
- Garbage Truck
- Learning Curve Garbage Truck
- I Am A Garbage Truck Board Book
- Dump Truck Chocolate Molds
- Heavy Duty Drop Cloth
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