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Pink & Blue Mermaid Inspired Birthday Party

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Let’s dive under the sea to celebrate Aubrey’s bubbly 5th birthday! This pink, blue and girly bash by Auntie Bea’s Bakery is full of Adorable Mermaid Party Ideas including cute food ideas, themed activities and inspired decor. Bethany styled, photographed and baked darling treats (yes that cake included!), Swish Printables designed artwork and all the kids had oceans of fun!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Pearl Pops, Rock Candy “Mermaid Tails” and Jell-O Fish
  • Jellyfish Lanterns + Twisted Crepe Paper Streamer Backdrop
  • Shell Salad, “Catch of the Day” Goldfish and Cookie Shells
  • Treasure Hunt, Fishing Fun & Message In A Bottle Activities

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PARTY DETAILS, as told by Bethany

My daughter LOVES Ariel, but I’m not a huge fan of character parties so we compromised on a whimsical mermaid theme.  The color scheme was mostly blues and greens with hints of pink and lavender.  I wanted the dessert table to be the focal point of the party.  I fashioned the backdrop to look like it was under water.  I used paper streamers to simulate water and topped it with beautiful paper medallion “bubbles” I got from the party store.  I found the idea for the paper lantern jellyfish from Party City.  My friend Donna from Swish Printables designed all the invites, food tents and game signs for the big day.

Everything had an ocean theme, the food, the games, the decor.  The kiddos munched on goodies like Sea Shell Cookies, Pearl Pops, the Catch of the Day (Goldfish), Mermaid Tails (rock candy sticks) and Jell-O Fish, just to name a few.  They searched for buried treasure in our sandbox, made messages in a bottle and went fishing for prizes.  As a special thank you they took home a Squinkie Ariel in a jar (I found this idea via the TomKat Studio) and pearl bracelets.  The kids all had a blast!  And my little mermaid got the party of her dreams!

Vendor Credit
2018-07-02T14:23:03+00:00 Parties for Girls|

About the Author:

Jennifer Sbranti is the founder of Hostess with the Mostess®, a creative living and party planning resource established in 2006. She lives in Northern California with her husband, Sonny, and daughters Macy (8) and Rylie (6). Sbranti’s work has been featured in media outlets such as Good Morning America, The Today Show, Real Simple, People, InStyle Weddings, and Extra! TV. She has designed creative content and unique live events for several well-respected brands, including Mattel, Coca-Cola, The Hershey Company, Toys”R”Us, Pottery Barn Kids, and Starbucks.

4 Comments

  1. @Wedding_Agent September 12, 2013 at 11:49 am

    Pink & Blue Mermaid Inspired Birthday Party http://t.co/wDKi3TZnKJ #weddings

  2. Swish Printables September 12, 2013 at 5:39 pm

    Everything turned out spectacular! Great job!

  3. Kate September 12, 2013 at 9:08 pm

    Love those pearl pops and cookie shells.Mermaid fondant on birthday cake is so adorable.Everything looks amazing.

  4. @Beagist September 12, 2013 at 10:11 pm

    My baby’s mermaid party is finally up on HWTM!!! I still can’t believe it! Doing the happy dance!!… http://t.co/6blzX5gm7V

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