It’s been an exciting week with the launch of Issue 4 of our Celebrating Little One’s online magazine! Have you seen it yet?
If not, head over HERE to view it as it is filled with party inspiration you will love!
However onto this weeks blog post, sharing some party supplies for this always popular theme – a Nautical party!
Style it in classic colours of navy, red and white….or add a dash of pink for a little girl’s Nautical party!
Our Life’s Little Celebrations directory vendors have a range of items to suit a Nautical themed kids party…so get on board and sail on down through this blog to view all the finds – remembering you can CLICK on any to be taken to the source!
Nautical party inspiration, Oh la la Balloon Bar, Perth
Nautical Party Invitations & Stationery
Nautical invitation – Eve and CO
Nautical invitation – Pretty and Print
Nautical party invitation – Carmen Rocha Paperie
Girl nautical invitation – Dimple Prints
Nautical party invite – The Party Parlour
Anchor pinata – Party Pony
Custom letter decor – Paper Face Party
Boat shelf and props – Tiny Tots Toy Hire Sydney
Wooden plinths for hire – Petite Events Hire Sydney
Navy pom pom – Fantasy Kids Parties
Navy and blush tassel garland – Design My Party
Jumbo confetti balloon – Little Boo-teek
Navy jumbo balloon – Ruby Rabbit Partyware
Navy paper fan, Favour Lane Party Boutique
Anchor balloon sculpture, Born To Party, Sydney Styling by Dianne Khoury Events
Nautical Backdrop, Lou Lou Pie, Sydney
Nautical Party Tableware
Layer your table with navy blues, reds, white….and some natural and neutral colours for a real Nautical party feel!
Hessian roll – The Party Parlour
Sambellina navy stripe plate – Emiko Blue
Naut so navy plates – Little Boo-teek
Erika large party plate – The Little Event Company
Navy stripe plate – The Party Parlour
Navy stripe plate – Ruby Rabbit Partyware
Red chevron napkins, Fantasy Kids Parties
Navy ice cream spoons – The Party Parlour
Navy stripe tableware – Little Boo-teek
Ship ahoy straws – Confectionately Yours
Nautical Baking Accessories & Desserts
An easy way to theme your desserts and food to a Nautical theme is by using accessories, baking cups, toppers etc and having a few Nautical themed desserts to pop onto the table!:
Navy chevron baking cups – Emiko Blue
Navy and white stripe candles- Emiko Blue
Nautical cupcakes, Cookie Queen Kitsch’n, Sydney
Yacht cookies, Petite Cookies, Melbourne
Ahoy wafer cupcake toppers, Something for Cake
Blue sprinkle mix, Something for Cake
Anchor cookie cutter, Something for Cake
Nautical themed cake, Sweet Fingers, Sydney
Nautical themed cookies, The Cookies Star, Sydney
Nautical Party Extras
If you’re going this far out to sea, why not add a little something extra for your little sailor that doubles as a keepsake.
Nautical party hat, Paper Face Party
Blue felt crown, Schooza
Nautical Party Favour Packaging
Send all the little sailors home with a bag full of goodies…in some packaging to match the Nautical party colour scheme!
Navy stripe party favour boxes – Emiko Blue
Navy tin bucket – The Party Parlour
Sambellina Enjoy favour box – Little Boo-teek
Red Chevron treat bags, Fantasy Kids Parties
Blue stripe treat boxes, Fantasy Kids Parties
Nautical party favours, Glitter and Glue Designs
Hope you enjoy the party planning for your little sailors!
Those of you with summer babies may just be starting to plan and think about your next birthday celebration and the Nautical theme is sweet & cool for little boys, although I think it could be tailored to be a cute girls party theme too!
If you want more ideas make sure you click on the image to take you to the store these items are from as there were many other products out there for this theme!
I hope you enjoy these Nautical finds….
Navy nautical collection – Ham & Pea Design & Paperie
Classic Nautical Invitation – The Little Soiree
Love the different colour combination of yellow and navy blue for this theme:
Nautical shower printables – Love the Day
Gorgeous printables for the little ladies!
Girls nautical invitation – Lollipopink
Preppy nautical invitation – Sweet Peach Paperie
So starting off with some tablesetting ideas, here are a few products which you could either use together or with other items to create a perfect Nautical look:
Navy Flag Blue Tablecloth – The Party Parlour
Red and white striped tablerunner – Le Petit Party
Blue, red and white tablerunner – Le Petit Party
Red and white plate – Invite Me
Palm leaf plates – The Party Studio
Blue and white striped napkins – The Party Table
Striped cups – Tiny Me
Some simple white straws would be perfect with a navy or red cup:
White retro paper straws – Mon Tresor
Or you could use these these navy, red and white stripe straws to compliment glass milk bottles instead:
Blue & Red mixed stripe straws – Piece of Cake parties & celebrations
A few ideas for your desserts and sweets:
Blue check baking cups – Little Styles
Red and white cupcake wrappers – How Divine
Red Flag picks – Piece of cake parties & celebrations
How gorgeous are these little chairs to use as cupcake holders! Love it!
Mini deck chair – The Little Big Company
Cookie cutter set – Urban Baby
Popcorn boxes – Occasion by Design
Navy swirl lollipop – The Little Big Company
Navy sixlets – Sweet Style
Now for the main cake, you can’t go wrong with a classic white cake stand. It fits into the nautical colour scheme and the scallop pattern on this cake stand reminds me of the ocean- which is an added bonus for this theme.
Rosanna cake stand – Leo & Bella
Another option could be these navy blue stands for either a main cake or other treats:
Navy cake stand – Leo & Bella
Now onto some decorations & lovely extras! There are just so many great things out there – hope you see something which inspires you!
These buntings are perfect for your Nautical theme:
Alimrose Finn bunting – Little Styles
Blue and red fabric bunting – The Complete Kids Party
The deep red paper fan featured here also comes in white so you could definitely combine the colours together for a unique backdrop! The shape of this fan reminds me of a ship rudder which is why I chose it as a great hanging decoration for this theme.
Red paper fan – The Little Big Company
Balloons are still a much loved party decoration and this nautical design is simple and stylish!
Nautical Balloons – Born to Party
How unique and cute is this cloud mobile? It would add a great touch to your Nautical setting and could then be hung in the bedroom after the party!
Cloud mobile – My Little Jedi
White rustic star – Island Collections
This fish netting would be fantastic as a backdrop or perhaps even placed over a white or navy blue tablecloth:
Fish Netting – The Party People
These mini tin pails could be used to hold favours or small items such as cutlery or straws or perhaps some small sweets:
Tin pails – Saffy & May
Another sweet way of presenting some treats is in these little metal boats. They are adorable!
Metal Boats – How Divine
Now for some extra special items which would really help create a Nautical feel for your party! However obviously your budget isn’t limitless so as I’ve mentioned before I think it’s important to pick special items which could be used again in your home, nursery, playroom etc.
Barbarossa Brass Compass – The Little Big Company
Wooden sailboats – The Little Big Company
Driftwood party sign – Sweet Style
Lighthouse – Nautical Replicas
Glass floats – Alfresco Emporium
Wooden oar – Alfresco Emporium
Life Saving ring hanging decoration – Le Petit Party
Wooden anchor with rope – Click shop
Lastly are a few items for take home favours. These little sailboats could be combined with some lollies to take home and could also be used as table decorations as well.
Sailboat favour – Le Petit Party
How great are these treatboxes in this unique pyramid shape and Nautical design? Love it!
Pyramid Treatbox – Polkadot Prints
Love the look of these handstamped bags:
Anchor favour bags – What She’s Got
A starting point to find some more inspiration….
A stylish Nautical party by Polkadot Prints
This Vintage Nautical party featured on the Amy Atlas blog showcases a great way of styling various nautical props
Another great use of props and styling in this Nautical Party by the Little Big Company on their blog
One for the girls – a pink and navy nautical party on the Sweet Peach Paperie blog
I’ve had a lot of fun finding these many and varied items for a Nautical theme party and hope it will help in your party planning so it’s a little less stressful. At the end of the day, it’s all about showing our little one’s how special they are and celebrating this! That is what matters most so enjoy the journey!