It is birthday party time around here. Our oldest and youngest daughters’ birthdays are only 2 days apart so each April we have two weekends in a row of birthday parties. This year Ellasyn wanted a Barbie party. I wasn’t surprised as Barbies are one of her very favorite toys right now. It was pretty easy to come up with colors, decorations, and girly ideas for this party. Because of all the girlyness involved we opted for her to not invite her friends that are boys this time.
I ordered the invitations and printables here. I loved the vintage Barbie silhouette look. So classy!
I got the wonderful cake and cookies from my sweet friend, Alyse with B.E. Sweet Treats. She has been my go to baker for several years and is just the best! Ellasyn really wanted the Barbie to appear to be “popping” out of the cake, so Alyse made the cake plain on top and I wrapped a Barbie’s legs in cling wrap and stuck her in. I was so nervous I was going to ruin the cake, but it worked just fine. Then I stuck in some various picks from Hobby Lobby to add a little more fun and flare. She loved it and that was the most important thing!
We started the party with the Barbie photo props which were a huge hit. Then we moved on to the piñata. Next, we made a fun bead name bracelet craft. The girls did great but it was too chaotic for picture taking! Cake was consumed and presents were opened. The party ended with some Barbie play time. Throwing a bunch of Barbies on the floor for a group of young girls is always a fun time and easy entertainment.
Ellasyn wore a personalized shirt with an iron on appliqué, a sparkly tule skirt, and a hot pink feather boa. My girls have always wanted to dress to the theme of their party! The party went great and was a lot of fun. It was neat to see how the girls all interacted with each other and got along so well. I love seeing Ellasyn forming such sweet friendships. Happy Birthday Sweet Ellasyn!