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A Creative Construction Themed Birthday Party

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Deconstructing the details of this boy’s construction themed birthday party was loads of fun! From safety vests to hard hats to yellow and black construction inspired decorations to chocolate tool inspired treats, this party was overflowing with inspiration. Creative mom, party planner and photographer Emnie Papaioannou, of Isabel’s Confetti, designed this party for her truck and chocolate loving son.  Her well executed party blueprints provide the perfect celebration for one lucky 3-year-old.  You’ll love how she implemented her plans for construction themed decorations, desserts, favors and activities!


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Boys Construction Themed Birthday Party Table Set Up

Children love dressing the part, and Emnie definitely didn’t disappoint.  A “hard hat area” was established that neatly displayed safety vests and construction hats for the children to wear.  I love the theme coordinating signs that read: “Danger: Kids at Play” and “Caution:  Birthday Party”.  This hard hat area also functioned as the nucleus of the party activities.  Coloring pages were available for building up creative juices. A construction cone ring toss provided a fun way for the guests to get out (a little bit of!) their energy.
Boys Construction Themed Birthday Party Dessert Table
Many great parties are built around well-designed graphics. While Emnie designed many of the cute theme coordinating printables seen throughout the party, 2 Bird Studios designed some of the signs, and Party Printables by Akrivi is credited with the large dessert table backdrop which served as a focal point for the celebration.  An impressive dessert table was organized around this fabulous “Caution:  Andrew is Three” signage.
Boys Construction Themed Birthday Party Dessert Table

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Boys Construction Themed Birthday Party Food Table Ideas

A truckload of treats were creatively displayed atop a black tablecloth.  I love how Emnie used toolboxes as risers for displaying scrumptious looking chocolate cupcakes with adorable fondant construction truck toppers.  The cupcakes flanked a beautiful layered cake by NY Patisserie. Tin pails were perfect for housing molded chocolate tools. Paint pails served as creative storage for yellow meringues as well as marshmallow pops. Check out the awesome construction inspired display pieces that contained chocolate donuts, chocolate cookie and cream pods, and chocolate crackles—a DIY item that Emnie and her son enjoyed making together. And how cute are those custom wrapped candy bars?  What a fun treat to enjoy during the party or to save for later! Glass bottles were filled with Jell-O to round out the dessert offerings.
Boys Construction Themed Birthday Party Table Ideas

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Construction Themed Boys Birthday party Table Ideas

One of Emnie’s favorite party elements to design was the children’s table. Emnie used disposable tableware, cutlery, plates, napkins and cups to tie everything to the construction theme. Disposable items make for easy cleanup—smart momma!  I love the custom and personalized look Emnie created by adding the tool tags to the cutlery and the party circle labels to the cups.  A cute name banner was attached to the guest of honor’s chair for that extra special touch.
Construction Themed Boys Birthday party favor Ideas
After the kids played hard, they were gifted with cute treat bags.  I can just imagine how excited the guests were to “dig in” and fill them up for the road.  The favor station was adorable and included some “fuel” (water) too.  The custom labels added that coordinated look. And don’t you just love that “Danger:  High Sugar Voltage” sign?  Too cute!

Emnie built this party on some solid principles of fun for a lucky, little hard hat-wearing birthday boy and his crew of party guests!

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Jennifer Carver

As the mother of 4 children, 3 of whom are busy boys, much of Jen’s free time is spent at the ball field, brushing up on video game terminology and building Lego towers. Jen is the owner and creative mind behind Banner Events. With a passion for event planning & party styling and an obsession with the little details that take an event from ordinary to extraordinary, Jen wakes up every morning excited to get to work.