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Classic Yellow Submarine Birthday Party

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yellow submarine birthday party dessert table in yellow and gray

We all live in a….is it stuck in your head now too? ;) When a dose of inspiration struck, Tali Burress of A Party Studio styled this Classic Yellow Submarine Birthday Party as a cute way to showcase some downright adorable party ideas! Polka dots & chevron stripes adorned the printables while a neutral palette of light gray & yellow created a subtle nautical vibe. And how could anyone resist a Make Your Own SUB Sandwich station?! Those little hot dog octopuses totally steal the show! :)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– DIY framed yellow submarine backdrop with banners + a tissue pom & streamer drinks table backdrop
– Large white balloons with monograms & tassels + ruffled yellow submarine silhouette
– Glittering yellow submarine chocolate covered Oreos + a simple chevron striped & polka dotted cake
– Pom topped cupcakes, mini bouquets of yellow peonies & yellow submarine topped chocolate favor boxes

large yellow balloon and white and yellow tassels

yellow submarine cookies

make your own submarine sandwich party buffet

yellow and gray drinks table with streamer backdrop

simple yellow and gray polka dot and chevron birthday cake

gray and yellow dessert ideas

old fashioned lemonade display

chevron yellow and gray party printables

large monogrammed white balloon

yellow submarine party favor boxes


PARTY DETAILS as told by Tali

This chic and modern Yellow Submarine Birthday party was styled by me for the Summer issue of Twinkle Twinkle Little Party magazine and was a collaboration between various party people. It incorporated a lot of fun elements.

Some of my favorite highlights include:

– The SUBsandwich station
– Hot dog octopuses which the child models devoured after the shoot
– Ruffled crepe paper backdrop
– Handmade favor boxes
– Chocolate covered Oreos
– Yellow and gray tulle pompom cupcake toppers
– Large balloon with streamers and initial of birthday boy



– Printables: A Party Studio
– Photographer: All Things Great and Small Photography
– Balloon & crepe streamer: Party On! Designs
– Cookies & Oreos: Roni Sugar Creations
– Pretzel rods: Sweet U Off Your Feet
– Two tier cake: Katie Kakes Design
– Vinyl submarine decals: Print & Cut Your Printables
– Ruffled streamers, favor boxes, cupcake wrappers, straw flags & ruffled submarine: Oooh La La Paperie and Boutique
– Table runner: Cupcakes with Character
– Wooden cutlery & chevron favor bags: Pretty My Party
– Tulle pompom cupcake toppers: Fizzy Party
– Flowers: Leelee’s Sassy Blooms

By |2018-02-12T18:12:53-07:00August 7th, 2014|In the Spotlight|

About the Author:

Hi, I’m Dayna, the newest team member here at Hostess with the Mostess, where, as the Editorial & Design Assistant, I have been introduced to this amazing world of events for the first time. I’ve absolutely loved meeting and getting to know all of you and seeing the amazing work you guys do! Here are a few fun facts to get to know me a bit better…

– I love to cook and bake, the more chocolate the better!

– I’m a certified animal lover and can’t wait to get my own pup soon

– I am a huge typography geek

– I’m one of those lucky people that gets to celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah :)

I’m so thrilled to continue to learn more about this industry and meet more of you! Check out my Party of 5 post every Friday for a fun mix of my favorite creative party albums from our social site!


  1. Tali Burress Nee Raphael August 7, 2014 at 9:33 pm

    Thank you so much for sharing this party :)

  2. Tiffany Fox August 7, 2014 at 9:45 pm

    Love the colours in this party and all the great details. The backdrop is stunning and I love that submarine pinata.

  3. Ingrid Victoire August 8, 2014 at 12:52 pm

    Magnifique!!!!!!!! j'adore

  4. Christine August 8, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    I love all the attention to the little details. Your submarine theme came together quite well! Awesome.

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