Beauty and the Beast party finds

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Beauty and the Beast party – Eve & Co Stationery

 

It’s been a long time coming, but FINALLY one of my my favourite Disney Princesses and her Beast are being brought to the big screen.

Beauty and the Beast will arrive in Cinemas around the country from March 23, so we’re predicting a surge of Belle inspired birthday parties this year, and mum’s frantically trying to find her dress! So if you see one, grab it now before it’s too late!

To help you prepare for the inevitable, we’ve put the call out to our talented LLC vendors to find you everything you’ll need for your Beauty and the Beast party.

 

Beauty and the Beast Invitations

Make it a grand affair with opulent invitations in yellow and blue with trimmings of gold. How gorgeous are these enchanted mirror invitations by Eve & Co?

 

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Beauty and the Beast Party Invitations – Eve & Co

 

Eve & Co stationery

 

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Princess Invitation – Mooi Co

 

 

 

Beauty and the Beast party decorations

To help set a royal affair, take cues from the original movie and opt for a palette of yellow with a touch of gold – and don’t forget the roses!

 

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Rose themed styling – Dream A Little Dream Events

 

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Rose backdrop – Dream A Little Dream Events

 

 

 

Gold confetti balloon – Emiko Blue

 

 

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Decorative Vines – Ruby Rabbit Partyware

 

Crown pinata or prop – Party Pony Designer Pinatas

 

 

yellow decorations

Honeycomb Garland – Ruby Rabbit Partyware

 

Yellow paper fans – The Party Parlour

 

 

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Pink Honeycomb ball – Favor Lane Party Boutique

 

 

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Belle balloon – Party Splendour, Sydney

 

 

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Gold Heart Foil balloon – Ruby Rabbit Partyware

 

 

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Entry sign – Eve & Co Stationery

 

Such gorgeous decorations for the table or to hang from the ceiling!:

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Table centrepiece – Theme It Party Boxes

 

Incorporate red roses into the party decor – go for these paper decor roses so you don’t have to worry about the thorns!:

 

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Paper Roses – Stylish Paper, Sydney

 

Handpainted rose party decor – Elk Prints

 

 

Beauty and the Beast Tableware

The Beast invited Belle to join him for dinner, so be sure to set a table that will delight guests and whisk them into the fairytale castle! Set the table with candlesticks, gold cutlery, vases of more roses.

 

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Table cloth – The Party Parlour

 

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Gold Plates – Party for Stella

 

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Pink and gold plates – The Little Event Company

 

Yellow scallop plates with gold edge – Love The Occasion

 

Gold plates – Favor Lane

 

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Paper cups – The Little Event Company

 

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Emiko Blue

 

Pattern plates – Little Kite

 

yellow napkins

Ruby Rabbit Partyware

 

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Fancy Forks – The Little Event Company

 

 

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The Party Parlour

 

 

 

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Love The Occasion

 

 

Beauty and the beast prop hire

Want to step it up a notch? With the addition of a few key props, your guests will think they’ve entered the enchanted castle itself!

 

 

children's furniture hire

Tiffany Chairs – Tiny Tots Toy Hire, Sydney

 

 

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Enchanted Party Hire, Queensland

 

 

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Horse and Carriage dessert table prop – Fairy Godmother Events, Sydney

 

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Cloche Hire – Deer Little Parties, Ballarat

 

 

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Castle Cupcake Stand – Tiny Tots Toy Hire, Sydney

 

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Sequin tablecloth – Saffy & May, Brisbane

 

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Gold Console – Sweet Heavenly Events and Party Hire, Sydney

 

 

Beauty and the Beast Sweet Treats & Baking Decor

I’d imagine the feast enjoyed by Belle and the Beast included towers of sweet treats after their meal. So go grand and prepare a feast for all to enjoy before the dancing starts.

 

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Beauty and the Beast Cookies – Cookie Queen Kitsch’n, Sydney

 

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Belle’s Dress Cookies – Cookie Queen Kitsch’n

 

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Belle and the Rose Cookies – Sweetcheeks Cookies and Cakes, Melbourne

 

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Chocolate wrappers – Eve & Co

 

 

Gold glitter candles – The Party Parlour

 

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Baking Cups – Emiko Blue

 

Gold glitter cupcake wrappers – Love The Occasion

 

Beauty and the Beast cake topper – DIY Parties by Renee

 

Gold glitter heart toppers – Emiko Blue

 

Gold mirrored cake topper – Ruby Rabbit Partyware

Partywear & ideas

For the special party girl a lovely Belle costume is perfect for her to feel the part!:

 

Belle Costume – Costume Box

 

Add a gorgeous custom party hat or crown which are fit for a little princess and that she can reuse for dress up time after the party:

 

Custom party hat – Little Miss Charlie’s Treasures

 

The guests don’t have to feel left out with this pack of party crowns for them to wear as well!:

Gold crown party hats – Ruby Rabbit Partyware

 

For slightly older children, a fun idea could be a ceramic painting party where they each get to paint a little tea cup to take home for their own little Beauty and the Beast dinner party! :

 

Ceramic painting party – Pinta Crafts Sydney

 

Beauty and the Beast Party Favors

Now not everything went smoothly at Belle’s dinner, but eventually everything turned out! So we’ll skip that part of the story and after all the fun is had, send your guests home with themed memorable favors like these.

 

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Enchanted Mirror – Deer Little Parties

 

 

 

Package your little Beauty and the Beast favours up in a delightful favour bag or fill up a little teacup with goodies!:

 

Maxwell Williams tulip cup

 

yellow party favor bags

Love The Occasion

 

Gold stripe favour bags – Illume Partyware

 

 

 

It’s a beautiful and enchanting story Beauty and the Beast, making it our pick for a hot party trend this year after the launch of the movie next month. We hope these finds have sparked your imagination, but we’re sure your Belle will have plenty of ideas too after seeing the move!

 

Fire inspired – Engagement Dessert Table

Today I am delighted to finally share with you the 2nd shoot which was a collaboration of Life’s Little Celebration partners for Confetti Fair magazine!

Life’s Little Celebration partners collaborated on 4 shoots inspired by air, water, earth and fire and this engagement dessert table shoot was inspired by “fire” with a modern and playful feel!

Lopa from The Pumpkin Carriage coordinated and styled this gorgeous suit, collaborating with a range of LLC partners whose details are below.! Photos were captured beautifully by Captured by Kirri.

 

 

The colour scheme was inspired by the colours of a blazing flame including lots of red, orange and yellow set against a clean white background to highlight the fiery colours.

 

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The theme was brought to life with lots of red hearts and elements of fire on the table including heart shaped macarons and cookies, mini dessert cups with hearts on them whilst the cake and cupcakes represented fire!

The jumbo red balloons stand out as a fun element to this dessert table and I love the tassels created for them!:

 

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The fiery effect on the engagement cake looks amazing:

 

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I love the concept and 3D effect of this heart backdrop which also tied in with the invitation:

 

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The fire theme and colours were really seen throughout the array of desserts which included everything from mini dessert cups to cupcakes, macarons, cake pops and cookies:

 

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The final little details really made this engagement dessert table extra special!:

 

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I hope this engagement dessert table inspired anyone planning an engagement party or anyone wanting to do a party using this colour scheme!

You can find all the sources and vendors involved in this shoot below:

 

Life’s Little Celebration partners involved:

The Pumpkin Carriage: concept and styling, mini dessert cups. www.pumpkincarriage.com.au

Captured by Kirri: photography www.capturedbykirri.com.au

Born to Party: Jumbo balloons, mini balloons and honeycombs. www.borntoparty.com.au

Paperface: Backdrop, balloon tails, garland and paperie. www.paperface.com.au

Prop My Party: cake stands www.propmypartyhire.com.au

Savvy cakes by Lena: Cake and cupcakes www.savvycakes.com.au

Macarons by Arelio Sweetbox: http://www.areliosweetbox.com/ 

The Sweetpop Kitchen: Chocolate pops https://www.facebook.com/The-Sweetpop-Kitchen-622561104454601/?fref=ts

Miss Confetti: decorated Cookies https://www.facebook.com/Miss.Confetti.Cookies/

 

Look out for the water and earth shoot which I’ll be showcasing soon and if you missed the Air inspired baby shower shoot, you can catch up here!

 

happy celebrating!

 

 

 

tanya

 

 

 

 

Despicable Me / Minion Party Supplies

With the latest Minions movie about to be released now is the perfect time to share some Minion party supplies! There is lots available for this cute and popular theme. You can mix in Minion specific party supplies with general yellows and blues for one fun Minion party setting such as this one:

 

Minion party – Memories Are Sweet

Enjoy my round up of Minion party supplies – many of which are by vendors on the Life’s Little Celebration’s children’s party directory:

 

Minion Invitations and printables

A range of printable Minion party invitations as well as printed/cut/posted Minion party stationery:

 

Despicable Me inspired invitation – Upon a time designs

 

 

Minion party invitations – Barbe a Papa

 

 

Minion party stationery and labels – DIY Parties by Renee (other matching items available)

 

 

Minion party paperie – Memories Are Sweet (other matching items available)

 

 

Minion / Despicable Me – Party stationery and choc bar wrappers – Edge House Design

 

Despicable Me invitation – Just Party Supplies

 

Some fun Minion party backdrops (as well as the backdrop seen at the start of this blog post):

 

Minion party backdrop – Sweetheart Party Extras

 

 

Minion party backdrop (and party styling) – Paper Face

 

Minion Party Decorations:

A mix of Minion specific decorations and other party decorations to suit a minion party colour scheme:

 

Minion Party pom poms – Paper Face

 

Despicable Balloons – Just Party Supplies

 

 

Tassel Garland kit – Favor Lane

 

Yellow honeycomb ball – The Party Parlour

 

 

Despicable Me Birthday banner – Just Party Supplies

 

3 tiny honeycomb balls- Magical Parties

 

 

Yellow and blue confetti balloon – Emiko Blue

 

Minion Party Tableware

Some different tableware items you could mix and match for a Minion party:

 

 

Yellow chevron table runner – The Party Parlour

 

Despicable Me party plates – Just Party Supplies

 

Yellow triangle plates – Ruby Rabbit Partyware

 

 

Paper Eskimo blue plate – Favor Lane

 

 

Yellow chevron plates – Paper Face

 

 

Despicable me napkins – Just Party Supplies

 

How cute are these minion popcorn cones?:

 

Minion popcorn cones – Paper Face

 

These figurines are cute as a gift but could also double as decorations on the dessert table on the day of the party:

 

Despicable Me figurines – Toys R Us

 

Minion Cake and Desserts

 

Yellow dot baking cups – Ruby Rabbit Partyware

 

Yellow chevron baking cups – The Party Parlour

 

 

Minion cupcake toppers – DIY Parties by Renee

 

Yellow treat sticks – Emiko Blue

 

Minions edible cake topper – Just Party Supplies

 

Despicable Me cookie cutter – Just Party Supplies

 

Make sure you visit the party directory to find a range of vendors to create Minion cakes, cookies, macarons, cake pops and more for your child’s Minion party!!

You can also organise a customsied Minion cake topper for your child’s cake as seen here in these first 2 cakes:

 

Minion cake and cookies – It’s a Cake thing by Jhoanee (Sydney). Cake topper by Glistening Occasions.

 

Minion wooden cake topper – Glistening Occasions

 

 

Minion cake pops – Sugar Pop Bakery

 

 

Minion Cake – NikNak’s Sweetest Treats (WA)

 

Minion cookies – Petite Cookies (Melb)

 

 

Minion macarons – Moreish Macarons (NSW)

 

Minion party props, entertainment and hire

Book a fun Minion party with this party package if you’re in Melbourne!:

 

Minion/Despicable Me party package and entertainment – Easy Breezy Parties (Melb)

 

Hire some yellow kids chairs for a cute Minion table setting. Visit the Directory to find a HIRE vendor in your state:

 

Yellow kids chairs for hire – Tiny Tots Toy Hire (Sydney)

 

These are perfect for some photo booth fun!:

 

Despicable Me photo booth printable props – Upon a Time Designs

 

A fun little tin like this could be used to display food, party favours or just as a cute prop:

 

Despicable Me tin – Just Party Supplies

 

Minion Party favours

 

There are lots of fun Minion items which could be used as party favours. Click the images below of the novelty items to browse more:

Despicable Me bounce balls – Just Party Supplies

 

Despicable Me Mini art case – Just Party Supplies

 

Despicable Me party goggles – Just Party Supplies

 

Minion favour treat tubes – Barbe a Papa

 

Yellow favour bags – Little Kite

 

Yellow cardboard treat box – The Little Big Company

 

Despicable Me favour bag – Just Party Supplies

 

Despicable Me/Minion Real Parties

 

A fun Despicable Me first birthday by Memories Are Sweet

Lots of fantastic ideas in this Despicable Me party by Paper Face

You can also combine a Minion theme with another theme as seen in these parties:

An ice-cream themed minion party by It’s a cake thing (by Jhoanee)

Unique Tutti Frutti Minion party by Paper Playground featured on Kara’s Party Ideas

 

I hope you’ve enjoyed this round up of Minion party supplies and enjoy the party planning for this theme!

 

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Construction Party Supplies

Guest posting on the blog today is Renata of The Paper Lantern, sharing party ideas and party supplies for a Construction party theme – which is one of the most popular themes for boys! Enjoy all the fantastic finds:

 

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A construction theme is always a big hit with boys and with a bit of creativity you can make a huge impact without spending a fortune, which is what we are all about at The Paper Lantern!

 

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Have a look around your home for items that could serve as props such as tonka trucks, pavers, bricks and ‘safe’ tools depending on the age of the birthday boy of course.

A customer of ours piled up pavers as the cake stand…a cost effective solution that suits the theme perfectly!

Pair your own items with some of our black, yellow and orange Construction themed partyware from our online store and you will have an awesome boy’s party!

 

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Fill our yellow parts storage bins with food for the hungry construction workers. Get creative with your food labels…we had Drain Pipes (Liquorice Bites), Drill Bits (Twisties), Nuts n Bolts (Nutri Grain Mix), Pebbles (Choc Sultanas), Building Blocks (Choc Honeycomb) and Wrecking Balls (Cheetos). Kids will have so much fun with this!

 

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Our mini pots, wooden teaspoons and black & white bakers twine combine to make a delicious ‘mud pot’ moose for the kids and are a great way to keep the theme going.
Our Construction Printables Set for only $8.95 is available for instant download and includes invitations, drink labels, signs and so much more to enhance the theme!

 

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Hazard tape, witches hats, construction paper straws and black & white striped disposable partyware are some of our other great Construction themed products!
These are just a few ideas to get you on your way to constructing an awesome party!
Browse the Construction Theme online at The Paper Lantern to start your Construction party planning!

 

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Lego Party Supplies & Ideas

Thanks to Louise from Illume Designs who is guest posting today with ideas and supplies for a Lego party!

 

Lego party themes are so popular at the moment, and I have put together some images and suggested products that I used to style my son Alek’s 4th Birthday Lego Party.
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Alek decided on a Lego theme so I thought it would be great to incorporate chevron yellow into the styling. I used Illume Design’s chevron yellow party ware and incorporated the chevron design into the invite, thank you tags, chocolate bars and buffet sign.

The cake was a chocolate mud cake, made into the shape of a number 4. I added the actual Lego buggy’s and Lego men. I also had lego cookies made into the shape of lego heads. The cupcakes were made by myself and I added fondant Lego block to each cupcake

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Here is a selection of Yellow partyware to match with a Lego party theme all available from Illume Designs

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Source list:

1. Chevron Yellow Large Plates 2. Chevron Yellow Dessert Plate 3. Chevron Yellow Cupcake Wrapper 4. Chevron Yellow Napkin 5. Chevron Yellow Bunting 6. Chevron Yellow Treat Bag 7. Chevron Yellow Cup 8. Chevron Yellow Tag  – all available from: Illume Designs

The Lego invitations, Lego thank you tags, personalised chocolate bars and Lego sign, designed by myself.

Stunning cake and cookies by Miss Confetti

I hope this helps with planning and styling your own Lego party – Louise


Thanks so much Louise from Illume Design’s for your inspiration and ideas ! For more lego party ideas you can also see my previous blog post for a lego theme here.

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