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Cristina Riches aka Bird, is the founder of BirdsParty.com. She's also a creative mom of two, published author, graphic designer, freelance photographer, magazine editor and unconditional party lover. Her party ideas and photos have been featured on numerous publications such as Forbes.com, CNN Entertainment, Parenting Magazine, Celebrate Magazine, All You Magazine, Elle Decor and MarthaStewart.com. She also regularly creates content for brands such as PBS Parents, HGTV, Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Pillsbury, PayPal, Mars, Hellmann's, Cultura France and Danone to name a few.
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Showing posts with label Seasonal Parties. Show all posts

Back to School | Junie B. Jones Inspired Party


Back to School | Junie B. Jones Inspired Party
Back to School | Junie B. Jones Inspired Party - via BirdsParty.com

For those who don't know, Junie B. is a feisty little first grader with her very own series of books. Her many, many, many mistakes help kids love reading and laugh while they do. (And she provides parents with lots of teachable moments!). Styled by the fabulous Jen from Double The Fun Parties, this party creates a school day in the life of Junie B. – a perfect birthday party or back to school theme for kids who love playing school!

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Tic Tac® DIY Wedding Favor Idea with Printables

Tic Tac® DIY Wedding Favor Idea with Printables

If you follow me on Instagram , would've have seen a  little sneak peak of today's post using Tic Tac ® mints as a wedding favor idea. Tic Tac's goal is to "Shake Things Up" , and I was thrilled when they asked me to come up with a fun packaging idea for a wedding favor!   Tic Tac®  packs remind me confetti, little colored sprinkles, perfect for weddings. So I wanted a modern vibe for the packaging, something that would be meaningful for a wedding, but also add a modern/funky twist to shake thing up ;)  Naturally, I turned to printables. And glitter. 'Cause if you can't have a bit of bling on your wedding day...when can ya?!

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Graduation Free Printable Kit 2014

Graduation Free Printable Kit 2014

TGIF, right?! Well, today I'm on full-on prep for my first book signing event happening tomorrow (will be posting sneaks on Instagram here ), so the post is shorter than usual...which is not a bad thing ;) Graduation season is upon us, and I just stopped by to let you know that our super popular Graduation FREE printables have been updated with editable templates - that means that you can now add your graduation year 2014, 2015...and personalize your printables year after year! Cool or what?!

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Quick n' Easy Mother's Day Brunch Recipes & Tablescape Ideas

Quick n' Easy Mother's Day Brunch Recipes & Tablescape Ideas

You needn't style something grandiose to please mom on her special day. Honestly, less is more. A simple but feminine table setting (for breakfast, brunch, picnic or lunch), combined with delicious treats that require no-baking or are very easy to make , look just as impressive, are quick to put together and perfect for dads and kids to re-create at home !

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Purple, Green, Teal and Gold Mardi Gras Party Inspiration

Purple, Green, Teal and Gold Mardi Gras Party Inspiration

Not sure why, but when I think 'Mardi Gras party', I think flamboyant peacock . Maybe it stems from childhood, watching the amazing Rio caraval parade or  escolas de samba strutting their stuff on the sambadrome of Sapucaí  !  So peacock' it is for today's inspirational Paint My Party post. BTW, Can you tell I love putting these boards together? It's like the fashion equivalent of # ootd , but for party lovers! ;)

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How to Style a Nautical Candy Buffet

How to Style a Nautical Candy Buffet

On with our nautical theme, and excited to share the latest candy buffet post styled by the guys at Candy Galaxy - Just love the fun props and themed candy used (like chocolate seashell and Swedish fish!) and the Nautical printables too of course! ;) Check out all the eye candy and inspiration below, including full shopping list to help you re-create this look!

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Red, White & Blue Nautical Inspired Party Ideas

Red, White & Blue Nautical Inspired Party Ideas

Okay, so some of us are still feeling the chill, but what better way to escape to sunnier climes than with a little Nautical inspired party eye candy ?!  I've been nursing a cold since last week (boooo), and am determined to lift my spirits anyway I can, so visualization of all things "summery and hot" totally gets my vote!  Besides, I know for a fact, that our Aussie, Brazilian and southern hemisphere party friends will also appreciate the post! ;)

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Sweet Heart Valentine's Day Desserts Table & Printables

Sweet Heart Valentine's Day Desserts Table & Printables

My daughter loves pink, and I love red. So this year, I decided to go 100% down the girly route for our Valentine's Day styled shoot!  I adored designing our NEW  Valentine's Day printables , and working with some of the party supplies we carry in the shop , like those mini gumball machines, which I am just in love with! ♥  And if you follow me on Instagram , you'd have seen that being surrounded by all that candy is my idea of a heaven! Check out all the photos and styling ideas below. Warning: Glitter and girly sweetness featured heavily (and some crazy photo-bomber...).

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Chinese New Year Party Ideas & Printables

Chinese New Year Party Ideas & Printables

We have all you need in the shop to help style and celebrate Chinese or Lunar New Year coming up on January 31st!!  The party printables have editable templates like invitations, mini red envelopes, editable buffet cards, printed buffet cards (some in Chinese!), favor tags, round dessert toppers and much more!! * Check out some of our fave items below to help inspire your festivities.

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Best Olympics Inspired Party Ideas, Recipes & Crafts

Best Olympics Inspired Party Ideas, Recipes & Crafts

With the winter Olympics coming up on February 7th, I thought is would be a cool idea to round up some of our best Olympic party ideas, recipes and crafts!!  It would be so cool to host a an Olympics viewing party , but these ideas are also really fun for an Olympic inspired birthday or even a  sporty school event !

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How to Style a Cheese Fondue Party at Home

How to Style a Cheese Fondue Party at Home

There’s something about the cold weather that makes you crave cheese. The melted kind, that is. And there’s nothing better in winter than to get together with friends and family over a steaming, bubbling pot of cheese fondue, right?! Check out my styling tips and tricks below to pulling together one delicious and warming Cheese Fondue Party at home!

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An Elf Cookie Decorating Holiday Kids Party

An Elf Cookie Decorating Holiday Kids Party

Christmas is only a  few days away, and this week we have some super cool party ideas to help you keep the kids entertained during the Holidays! Starting with today's Elf Bakery Shop - A Cookie Decorating Party. Crissy and I worked in collaboration for three Holiday themed printable party collection this winter, including this red and green Elf Printable Party Kit.  I LOVED designing those little elves for her, and as always, she did an incredible job styling it all! 

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DIY Hot Cocoa Bar for the Holidays

DIY Hot Cocoa Bar for the Holidays

Yes, it seems we can't get enough of our Holiday  Hot Cocoa Bars  'round here. But it's so nice to see different styling ideas, so you too can feel inspired to create your own!  This delicious buffet was styled and photographed by our fab contributors from  Candy Galaxy  where you can get all the yummy treats featured!! They used our Hot Cocoa Bar printables  in the styling of this luscious buffet.  I'll let the pictures speak for themselves! ;)

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An Italian Red & White Holiday Dinner Party

An Italian Red & White Holiday Dinner Party

There's nothing better than celebrating the Holiday Season with an elegant dinner party for friends and family. And this stunning dinner party styled by the fabulously talented Mariah from Giggles Galore, appeals to me on so many levels. Least of all because of my Italian roots and love of all things pasta! :) Mariah styled this dinner party for Bird's Party Magazine last year , and she used our Winter Wonderland Printables for the tablescape, the pasta buffet and the desserts tables. I just LOVE how she customized the designs with ribbon and glitter sparkle!! ♥

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