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An Elegant Boy’s Hot Air Balloon Christening Party

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Let your imagination soar as this elegant boy’s hot air balloon christening party by Belinda, of Styled By Belle, carries you away into a land of creative styling and exquisite details. The soft, airy color palette paired with pops of color is a perfect idea for celebrating little Michael’s christening day.  Belinda and Sweet Tiers were thrilled to add their special touches on the decorations, cake and dessert table.

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Styled around a soft blue, cloud filled sky backdrop, this hot air balloon themed christening party is totally inviting. I love the way the blue sky theme is repeated throughout the dessert table. Sweet Tiers is responsible for the lovely desserts, including the two-tiered cake that looks like a piece of the sky, with mini-bunting that appears to flutter in a breeze. The detailing is delightful! Precious cloud cookie pops, beautifully decorated cupcakes and marshmallows clouds all reference the theme, too. A variety of pretty cake stands, baskets and paper suitcases are used to display the desserts and add height and interest to the table.

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Lovely jars filled with shades of aqua blue and white candies, topped with fancy bows, surely enticed every sweet tooth. The lollipop swirls especially say “celebrate” to me!

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A few jolts of red enliven the entire tablescape in an understated way. A whimsical red beaked bird flutters over the table. The red and white hot air balloon floating above the sweets is just perfect. Did you notice the miniature ballast bags on the basket? Cute touch! I like how the hot air balloon concept was carried over to the guest tables and used as centerpieces as well.

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A significant event, such as this christening celebration for Michael, is made even more special when the party details are executed so beautifully, which is what we’ve come to expect from Belinda. To see more of her creative work, visit Belinda on Facebook

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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.