archive: Parties from the Bookshelf category

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parties from the bookshelf: the very hungry caterpillar

June 16, 2011

All of Eric Carle’s books lend themselves well to party inspiration but we have a sweet spot for the colorful pages of The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Search the pages of what the little guy ate and you’ve got the entire menu planned. Yum.  [sources: cupcakes, strawberry cups, dot cups, strawberry pinata, paper butterflies, fruit cookies, [...]

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parties from the bookshelf: madeline

April 28, 2011

Madeline is fantastic party inspiration for the little Francophile in your life. [sources: Brooklyn Bride, Heather Mildenstein, Kate Landers, Muji, Marisa Midori, Kate Landers, Bambinamia- last two photos]

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parties from the bookshelf: chicka chicka boom boom

March 3, 2011

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, will there be enough room for all your friends to enjoy a colorful alphabet party? [sources: ice cube trays, fiesta garland, pink confetti garland, floral arrangement, initial cups, cacti, polka dot balloon]

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parties from the bookshelf: olivia!

January 13, 2011

Who doesn’t love the spunky little pig with a big imagination in Ian Falconer’s Olivia books? A party based on her wardrobe of red, white and black with some polka dots and stripes thrown in would feel just right. [sources: cupcake liners, lollipop centerpiece, red bow clip, carnation ball, paper decoration, Olivia straws, packaged sweets]

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parties from the bookshelf: polar express!

December 9, 2010

Taking inspiration from the beloved children’s classic, The Polar Express, seemed fitting for this time of year. Kids would love spending the day in the snow (or at the reindeer petting zoo!) then coming inside for a big cup of cocoa topped with whipped cream. A cute take home item would be a little wooden [...]