Genevieve's 'Let's Make a Rainbow' Care Bears Party10:39 PM
When Genevieve requested a Care Bears party I knew I'd focus on rainbows. It goes with Care Bears, Genevieve loves them, and it gave me something tangible to build off of. The theme song of the Care Bears show is "Let's Make a Rainbow" so I used that tag line for the back drop.
Aside from the snack table, there really wasn't much decor. Lately I'm loving focusing on one fun table, a few activities, and a favor. If you lack time or a party planning budget this is a manageable way to throw a cute party.
Once I found modern rainbow inspiration (it's harder than you think!), I decided to add mod clouds to the set up. I purchased 5 pieces of white poster board for $3, free handed the cloud, and then used it as a template for the others. I can't believe I lucked out in finding this massive bear on clearance. It's bigger than Dax and totally made the table. And the girls LOVE it.
I had the fun sign made by Grace and Guy Paperie. The napkins were a fun add and the tassel garland was an easy DIY using streamers.
The tassel garland was surprisingly fun to make. The girls even made some of their own to decorate a card for grandma. You just cut streamers into 3 or 4 strips, lay them on top of each other, fold them in half, cut strips up to about an inch from the top/fold, carefully open it up, and then carefully roll the flat part and twist it into the loop. It's so easy and with .97 streamers, inexpensive too. Note: If you need picture directions, check out this pin.
I could not have been more obsessed with these bottles. My kids are finally old enough (minus Dax!) to use them for parties. I loved finding a way to use this fun gift wrap. Adding the striped straw adorned with glittery clouds was a party planner's dream. It's the little things people. Side note: deets on the cute cloud straw topper are in this Instagram.
Lately, I try to include some healthy options on my snack tables. These skewers were perfect in every way- delicious, pretty, and healthy.
Printing out free coloring pages never seems to get old! The kids always enjoy it. I spend .50 on crayons and that's it!
I wish I'd gotten better photos of the painting set up. It was so darn cute. The adorable (and dirt cheap!) smocks were my favorite!
These paint trays are SO perfect for decorating cupcakes.
The kids also played a few group games thanks to my super helpful mama. This party was fun and I lucked out with great weather!
This cake though. ♥
My big girl is SEVEN. I can hardly believe it. She's grown so much over the past year. It would take a separate post to articulate all the feels (but this one hits some of them!). Going from toddler mom to big kid mom has been fun and I can't wait to experience more firsts with my sweet Genevieve.
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