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A Colorful Boy’s Under the Sea Bash

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Does anything get more exciting than a colorful boy’s under the sea bash? For three-year-old Jackson, a water and sea lover, it does not!

Kate, of CupKates Event Design, capitalized on her son’s obsession and threw him a celebration he will not soon forget. An unbelievable dessert table also doubled as a favor bar. There were darling cupcakes, cookies and an under the sea inspired party favors galore.

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Under the Sea Party Dessert Table

With so many young guests attending the party, a full dessert table seemed unnecessary (hello, sugar!), so Kate had the genius idea to create a combination dessert and favor table.

Using various shades of blue crepe paper, she created a simple sea-inspired backdrop, complete with sweet little hanging paper fish and a table loaded with “catches” youthful guests would appreciate.

Under the sea cake

As a nod to their home state of Maryland and the blue crab, Kate cleverly used a crab basket as a stand for the darling centerpiece cake and cupcakes stand.

Under the Sea Cupcakes

Did you notice the cupcake toppers? Cookies! The Cookie Jar created those adorable works of art!

Under the Sea Snack Mix Party Favor

The dessert table is chock full of cute ideas from “shark attack” snack mix to clever “octopops” to a kid-friendly dessert sushi and gummy fish kabobs.

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Plus, if one cookie on top of your cupcake wasn’t quite enough, an entire tray of coordinating cookies was there for the taking.

Under the Sea Boys Birthday Party Food Cookie Ideas

Super cute favor pails were embellished with little tags that read: “I hope you had a WHALE of a time.”

under the sea buckets

Guests used those pails to take home their chosen prizes.

Boys Under the Sea balloon decorations

Check out all of the fun choices—sea urchin “koosh” balls, sea mammals, puffer fish balloons and more.

Boys Under the sea toy decorations

Rumor has it that the main menu was also sea inspired, and guests dined at a colorful fish-inspired table, with DIY jellyfish floating overhead.

Be sure to check Kate’s blog for all of the interesting details. I’m sure Jackson and his guests were “o-fish-ally” impressed with this amazing under the sea bash!

Boys Under the sea party room decorations

Thinking of planning an under the sea birthday bash? We think you’ll love these party supplies:

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  • Shark Cupcake Picks
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  • Shark Splash Happy Birthday Banner
  • Candy Blue Sharks
  • Shark Splash Diecut Centerpiece
  • Shark Cookie Cutter
  • Shark Party Decoration Kit
  • Party Destination Sharks Sports Bottle
  • Shark Splash Happy Birthday Cake Banner Kit
  • Splashin’ Pool Party Lifeguard Chair Tabletop Decorations
  • Royal Blue Polka Dot Table Cover
  • Party Candy Cups Kiwi Green
  • Fish & Chip Party Stand
  • Water Beads
  • Ocean & Beach Backdrop Party Accessory

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