Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Favourite Themes - Little Red Riding Hood

I must share a confession.  Certain themes really appeal to me over others and they make my job an absolute pleasure.  Often these themes are the less commercial ones, they allow a party planner and stylist to create something unique and bespoke, without having to deal with licensed merchandise.

I wanted to feature some ideas on one of my favourite themes, a theme so far we have not been asked for but I wait in hope ...... Little Red Riding Hood.

The red cape, the apples, the forest setting all make me smile.  I've shared below some inspirational ideas from some talented stylists and suppliers out there.

Very cute invitations all available on etsy

Saturday, 14 February 2015

My Little One Turns 6

I'm a party planner, I plan and organise parties for children, almost 7 days a week at the moment.  Last year my little one had a big Lego themed party and I pulled out all the stops.  This year he started early asking about his party and mummy has been so busy that I failed to do anything about it.  

We love having our parties at home but in February our lovely garden was just not an option.  So on route to school last week I had a quick brain wave.  Let Jake take a small group of friends to the cinema, followed by a trip across the road to Pizza Express.

Whilst walking to school I managed to get the 12 names of friends he wanted to ask, all the mummies were texted and replies came quickly.  I got home and checked what films were on and Big Hero 6 looked like a winner.  

So with two rows of cinema seats booked, and an area in the restaurant, my party planning skills and contacts came to the fore.

Now what do we need ? Invitations - How cool are these from Etsy.