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Airplane Themed Dessert Table

Maureen Anders, of Anders Ruff, here to share a totally cool Vintage Airplane Birthday Party styled by Yolanda of Kiss Me Kate.  From propeller marshmallow pops to storm cloud marshmallows, this party has airplane party treat ideas that would be a “breeze” to make yourself!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • City Skyline Backdrop, Food Court Tablescape & Water bottle “Fuel”
  • Luggage Favor Boxes with customized hangtags
  • Airplane Shaped Cookies and Paper Suitcase Favor Boxes
  • Propeller Pops and “Storm Cloud” Marshmallows

Propeller Marshmallow Pops

Luggage Gable Boxes

Cityscape and Airplane Birthday Cake

Airplane Food Court

Flight attendant and pilot costumes

Airplane Birthday Party

Airline Fuel Drinking Station

Airplane Cookies


PARTY DETAILS, as told by Yolanda

When my client Brenda asked me to style her son Leon’s 5th birthday party, she specifically requested two things: city skylines and aeroplanes. She explained her son’s obsession with tall buildings and aeroplanes and given the amount of travel this family does, I could understand why.  When I met Leon, he carried with him a collection of model aeroplanes including Cathay Pacific and Qantas. Brenda explained that the dessert table and the birthday cake had to feature a realistic aeroplane, no happy faces allowed.

With this criteria in mind, we started with a custom designed boarding pass invitation and matching printables from Anders Ruff.  Anders Ruff also custom designed a backdrop featuring a city skyline that set the scene for the dessert table. The birthday cake emulated the backdrop, and also featured a Qantas model aircraft topper. Dessert highlights, included marshmallow propeller pops and aeroplane cookies.

The venue was styled to look like an airport food court, and the children where entertained by a pilot and air hostess.

For favors, the children also took home a paper suitcase shaped favor box filled with lots of candy and treats.

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