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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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A British Inspired London UK Party with Printables


A British Inspired London UK Party with Printables
British London Inspired UK Street Party with Printables

I styled this street party to showcase the latest party printables in honor of Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee happening this summer in June - It's going to be a huge celebration in the UK, with people throwing street parties and parade-viewing parties all over the realm, and party printables offer a really fun and affordable way to decorate your tables and homes for the occasion!

Check out our street party ideas below, as seen on  Bird's Party Magazine!

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Styling a Pretty Royal High Tea Party

Styling a Pretty Royal High Tea Party

The royal wedding is in a few days, are you excited?! I sure am, mainly because the event presents us with the perfect opportunity to host a high tea party to celebrate while watching the ceremony! I remember the first royal wedding a few years ago only too well. Not only did we shared some very British inspired party ideas to celebrate the occasion , but my scones recipe was also featured on CNN entertainment, and I'll be forever grateful to the Royal Wedding for that! 😉

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Pimm's No. 1 Cup Cocktail Recipe

Pimm's No. 1 Cup Cocktail Recipe

Summer is nearly here and I can't wait to take my party game outdoors to enjoy the garden, the warm sunshine and all the fabulousness that come with the season!! Speaking of which, today I'm sharing a delicious cocktail that first made an appearance in our Tea Party a couple of weeks ago! Pimm's No. 1 Cup is a delicious, refreshing, big-batch cocktail that is perfectly suited to any warm temps soiree, and would also be ideal for a Father's Day celebration coming up in a few weeks!

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DIY Paper Flower Cake Toppers

DIY Paper Flower Cake Toppers

Paper anything is my jam. But paper flowers are my particular favorites! I mean, you take a fairly simple, banal, flat piece of paper and fashion it into something 3-D, beautiful and super practical. What's not to love?! And did I mention they're so easy to craft? Yep, despite their intricate looks, they're a cinch to make, and one of those DIYs that even the kids can help with! 

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DIY Valentine's Day Crackers Party Favors

DIY Valentine's Day Crackers Party Favors

Whether you're hosting a Valentine's Day party for your gal pals, a romantic dinner date with your other half or a fun party at home for the whole family, these party crackers are sure to bring a little "bang" to your love day event! 😉 It's a British tradition to have crackers at Christmas. They pop with a loud bang when you pull them apart and make for a fun party game! They're also usually filled with party jokes and trinkets inside, so I thought they would make a super fun Valentine's Day party favor!

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Party Food | Spiced Mexican Cheese & Onion Dip

Party Food | Spiced Mexican Cheese & Onion Dip

Thank you Breton for sponsoring this post. Make everyday entertaining better with Breton! Having a go-to crowd pleasing recipe for those impromptu celebrations and parties is something I can't recommend enough as a hostess. You know, something quick, easy to make, and super delicious to serve that will be popular with any guest?! Yep, this is where this spiced Mexican-inspired cheese and onion dip comes in super handy!

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Green & Gold Christmas Holiday Tablescape

Green & Gold Christmas Holiday Tablescape

I styled this green and gold Christmas Holiday party last year, but never got a chance to show it here on the blog. But I'm glad to be sharing now, 'cause apparently the 2017 Pantone color of the year is green (or greenery), so we're bang on trend! 😉 This was one of the easiest table decor styling or tablescapes I've ever done. My sister was coming over from London for Christmas, and I wanted to create homely, cozy atmosphere for our family dinner. 

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Harry Potter Inspired 9th Birthday Party

Harry Potter Inspired 9th Birthday Party

Hey guys, happy to be back to our normal blogging schedule after a little break! 😊 And there's no better way to kick things off, than to share one of the most magical parties we've ever designed for! Yes, it had to be a Harry Potter inspired birthday party , made all special and totally incredible by our blog contributor, Smita! We were so excited to have been involved in the creation of the printables (which you can now download here!) .   Take a peek at the beyond awesome details as told by Smita below!

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Free Printable Keep Calm It's a Baby Boy or Girl Posters

Free Printable Keep Calm It's a Baby Boy or Girl Posters

In honor of the little British prince, I designed these Keep Calm signs - one for BOY and one for GIRL. Because all babies are princes or princesses in their mommy's eyes! ♥ They'd be perfect signage for a baby shower, gender reveal party or even as decor in the nursery! You can print them on white card-stock and frame them, or on fabric transfer paper to make your own bespoke t-shirts. How regal is that?! :)

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Candyland Christmas Tablescape | Kids Holiday Table

Candyland Christmas Tablescape | Kids Holiday Table

Holiday is a time to get the family around and enjoy the company of our loved ones. At some point during the Holiday season, you're bound to sit down for a meal and find little kids among you. So, how to keep them entertained and amused during the meal without breaking a sweat? And no, your fabulous carving skills may not do the trick here... The answer is to create a special table just for them! Check out the first of three Kids' Holiday Table ideas I styled for the winter issue of  ' Yum Food and Fun for Kids ' magazine - inspired by candy off course! ;)

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My Kids' Joint Barnyard Farm Birthday Party

My Kids' Joint Barnyard Farm Birthday Party

I love thinking of fun, unique ideas and twists on popular birthday themes, and it was no different for my  children this year - We always have a joint party as they were born on the same day but two years part, and the  Barnyard Farm Theme  was a perfect solution for their 5th and 7th birthday celebrations! I did snap loads of pics a usual, but below's a taster of the day...Oh, and because I made a lot of the stuff by hand, there'll be some tutorials coming all this week! :)

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25 Things You Probably Don't Know About Me...
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25 Things You Probably Don't Know About Me...

"...and couldn't give a monkey's about" should have been the next sentence? :) I've been tagged by The Purple Pug to write this post, and the chain was created by Laura from Live Smile Celebrate. It was fun reading other's posts and I even discovered a little more about myself along the way...Oh, and there are a lot of "Is" in this post - be warned.

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Mother's Day Brunch Scone Recipe

Mother's Day Brunch Scone Recipe

I definitely get my sense of adventure from my mom. We love to travel and explore new places together. One of our most memorable trips was to England. We now both share a love of all things British.  For Mother's Day, I have planned a brunch fit for my own Queen Mum inspired by Bird's Party  Rule Britannia Jubilee Collection . I thought that I would share my brunch menu and scone recipe with you today. 

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DIY Union Jack Fondant Cupcake Toppers
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DIY Union Jack Fondant Cupcake Toppers

Hi, I am Virginie from That Cute Little Cake and today I am showing you how to make a Union Jack decoration using fondant. Whether you are planning a street party or getting ready to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee , these Union Jack fondant cupcake toppers will be sure to bring sparkle to your event !

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