Bird's Party Magazine - Spring / Summer 2013, Issue 8
An online and printed magazine for all things party - Full of amazing birthday inspiration, seasonal party Ideas, DIY tutorials, recipes and celebration eye candy from renowned event stylists, designers and party bloggers!
Birdâ€™s Party ISSUE 8 - Spring/Summer 2013 Bird’s Party - Inspiring magical celebrations since 2010 SHOP OUR UNIQUE PARTY PRINTABLES & GET 20% OFF WITH CODE “BIRD” www.birdsparty.com @ FREEBIES Visit our site to get all FREE printables featured in this issue at: BirdsPartyMagazine.com The Birthday ISSUE C o v e r: S t y l i n g - I D E A ! E v e n t + S t y l e / P h o t o g ra p h y - S o p h i a B a rre t t S t u d i o s / F o n d a n t T o p p e r: C a ke a l i c i o u s b y R e e m We’re beyond delighted to bring you an issue bursting at the seams with sweetness and blooming with ! This special is packed with creative ideas and eye candy galore, mainly due to the fabulously talented women who’ve had a hand (or many) at creating some exquisite parties and magnificent styled events just for you! We also have some stunning shower (baby and bridal) ideas, and of course our “Look for Less” section, which includes some clever tips and tricks to help you style with flair, without breaking the bank! So hope you enjoy and have fun getting inspired to create your very own, merry celebrations! Bird Editor, Designer & Stylist rs vendo r B A F r in ou ll ou Find a arty them e, e at th ch p for ea ping Guide issue ! Sho p s i h t f back o SHOP Bird’s Party Party Designs & Printable Fun www.BirdsParty.com TEAM Tessa Huff Tessa Huff Cake Design w w w .tessalindow huff.c om Hani Bacova Haniela’s w w w .hanielas.c om Smita Barka The Party W all w w w .theparty w all.c om Editorial Vi s i t their BLO for mo re stu GS nning Party Ideas ! Gillian Brown Crumbs of Comfort Cake Design w w w .c rumbsofc omfort.c om.au Meaghan Mountford The Decorated Cookie w w w .thedec oratedc ookie.c om Dorangela Bobet Two Prince Bakery Theater w w w .tw oprinc e.c om Cris McGrath Crissy’s Crafts w w w .c rissy sc rafts.blogspot.c om Karen Ayars Karen Ayars Custom Parties w w w .karenay ars.c om Katelyn Meekel Events by Kate Deborah Kennedy Debbie Kennedy Events & Design Jasmine Shah IDEA! Event + Style Flavia Bonfadini Fête à Fête w w w .eventsby kately n.c om w w w .debbiekennedy events.c om w w w .ideaeventsty le.c om w w w .fete-a-fete.blogspot.c om Norene Cox Party Pinching www.partypinching.com Do Driver Piggy Bank Parties www.piggybankparties.com Dina Hafez-Suggs Delicious Darling www.deliciouslydarlingevents.com Christie Skerski Flaired Affairs www.flairedaffairs.com Lauren Borquez Cakes & Crowns www.facebook.com/ capesandcrownsparties M ariana Sperb M ariana Sperb Party Design www.marianasperb.com Tonya Coleman SoireĂŠ Event Design Stefani Khan La Belle Parties www.soiree-eventdesign.com www.labelleparties.blogspot.com BIRTHDAY INSPIRATION Amazing Gorgeous birthday ideas and inspiration to help you style with elegance and ease for your next milestone celebration or event! Pixie Fairy GARDEN Styling & Photography: Birdâ€™s Party Printables: Birdâ€™s Party For all vendors and suppliers use in this party, please see our Shopping Guide at the back of this issue. D IY CUPCAKES Styling & Photography: Hanielaâ€™s www.hanielas.com Butterfly 1 2 1 2 3 4 Using scissors cut a frosting sheet (from Four Confections) into strips, trim the ends, then using a food pen (Americolors Food Pens) write text on each tag. Shape the tags on a piece of crumbled plastic wrap, let dry. Once dry tags are not flexible and will crumble if not handled with care. To add a little shimmer, spray tags with Wilton Pearl Mist. Wrap your frosted Cupcakes with a pretty wrapper also by Wilton. Add an edible,, wafer butterflies from incrEDIBLEtoppers to each cupcake to finish the look. These butterflies are completely edible and come in endless colors and designs. 3 4 Ice Cream PARLOR Concept & Styling: Deliciously Darling Photography: Lauren Nicole Studios Printables: Birdâ€™s Party For all vendors and suppliers use in this party, please see our Shopping Guide at the back of this issue. Under The SEA Styling & Photography: Crissyâ€™s Crafts Printables: Birdâ€™s Party For all vendors and suppliers use in this party, please see our Shopping Guide at the back of this issue. D IY Crab & Fish Styling & Photography: Meaghan Mountford www.thedecoratedcookie.com CUPCAKES 1 2 1 2 3 4 To make the crab, roll out two, big red gumdrops on a piece of wax paper dusted with a generous amount of granulated sugar to prevent sticking. Cut out two ovals with the cutter. Snip six pieces, about 1 ½-inches long, of liquorice lace for each crab. smush the liquorice onto the top of one gumdrop oval, using dabs of light corn syrup, if needed, to adhere. Top with the other gumdrop oval and smush together a bit. Add two candy eyes on top with dabs of light corn syrup as glue. To make the fish, roll out a gumdrop on wax paper dusted with sugar, just as with the crab. Use scissors to cut out a fish shape. Add a candy eye with a dab of light corn syrup. For “ocean” cupcake, pipe a swirl on the cupcake. For “beach” cupcake, frost the cupcake with light brown frosting and dip in light brown sugar. To put fish on a pole, thread an embroidery needle with a piece of baker’s twine, push through the fish and tie a knot. Tie another knot around the end of a lollipop stick. 3 4 Sunshine BIRTHDAY Styling and Bakes: Crumbs of Comfort Cake Design Photography: Musie J Photography Printables: Ham & Pea Design and Paperie For all vendors and suppliers use in this party, please see our Shopping Guide at the back of this issue. Maypole in The GARDEN Concept & Styling: Flaired Affairs Photography: Dyal Photography Printables: Swish Designs For all vendors and suppliers use in this party, please see our Shopping Guide at the back of this issue. Honey Bee BIRTHDAY Styling & Photography: Party Pinching Printables: Birdâ€™s Party For all vendors and suppliers use in this party, please see our Shopping Guide at the back of this issue. Cake It Pretty NAUTICAL Trio of clean, fondant cakes with designs inspired by Birdâ€™s Nautical Printables with tips on how to decorate with fondant. Bunting Styling & Photography: Tessa Huff Cake Design Sailboat Sea Waves Yellow Polka Dot BIKINI Concept & Styling: Capes & Crowns Photography: Danielle McCann Photography Printables: Whimsical Details For all vendors and suppliers use in this party, please see our Shopping Guide at the back of this issue. Glamorous Audrey BIRTHDAY Concept & Styling: Two Prince Bakery Theater Photography: Fiorella Images Printables: Loralee Lewis Designs For all vendors and suppliers use in this party, please see our Shopping Guide at the back of this issue. Breakfast At NAOMI’S Styling & Printables: IDEA! event + style Photography: Sophia Barrett Studios For all vendors and suppliers use in this party, please see our Shopping Guide at the back of this issue. Karen Ayars Custom Parties www.karenayars.com IDEA! EVENT + STYLE IDEAEVENTSTYLE.COM IDEAEVENTSTYLE.ETSY.COM Jasmine Shah Cute as a Button BIRTHDAY Styling & Photography: Mariana Sperb Party & Design Printables: Arthur Di Braschi For all vendors and suppliers use in this party, please see our Shopping Guide at the back of this issue. FOR LESS LOOK Get The Totally fabulous birthday ideas on a budget to show you don’t need to break the bank to create stunning, kids’ birthday parties! Sherbet & Sunshine BIRTHDAY BUDGET FOR 6 KIDS: $70.00 Styling, Printables & Photography: Piggy Bank Parties For all vendors and suppliers use in this party, please see our Shopping Guide at the back of this issue. Sand & Sea TURTLE BUDGET FOR 4 KIDS: $114.00 Styling & Photography: Soiree Event Design Printables: Soiree Event Design Shop For all vendors and suppliers use in this party, please see our Shopping Guide at the back of this issue. Rainbows & Puddles BIRTHDAY BUDGET For 4 KIDS: $144.00 Styling: La Belle Parties Photography: Staci Nicole Photography Printables: Birdâ€™s Party For all vendors and suppliers use in this party, please see our Shopping Guide at the back of this issue. Crissyâ€™s Crafts Fresh and Easy Parties & Crafts www.crissyscrafts.blogspot.com Party Pinching Party Pinching Cute Food Inspiration Budget Friendly Party Ideas P www.partypinching.com PARTIES & SHOWERS Seasonal Seasonal inspiration and ideas to see you through the rest of spring, and help kick start the summer party season in style! Summer BBQ PARTY Styling, Photography & Printables: Fête à Fête For all vendors and suppliers use in this party, please see our Shopping Guide at the back of this issue. Gourmet French Macarons Over 75 Unique Flavors and Festive Shapes G O BEYOND CIRCLES AND BASIC FLAVORS and give the popular classic a modern and whimsical makeover. Gourmet French Macarons is filled with tried and tested recipes, techniques, styling ideas, tem- plates, and decorating tips. Impress everyone with over 75 flavors and shapes to fit each season, holiday, or life celebration. AMAZON Written and photographed by MINDY CONE OF CREATIVE JUICE Teacher Appreciation PARTY Concept & Styling: Karen Ayars Photography: Nicole Alberston Printable Tented Cards: Sunny by Design All Other Printables: Day Signs by Day For all vendors and suppliers use in this party, please see our Shopping Guide at the back of this issue. Spring Bridal SHOWER Styling: Debbie Kennedy Events & Design Photography: Sandahl Rose Photography Printables: Squared Party Printables For all vendors and suppliers use in this party, please see our Shopping Guide at the back of this issue. Spring Baby SHOWER Concept & Styling: Events By Kate Photography: Photography by Taqueesha Printables: Birdâ€™s Party For all vendors and suppliers use in this party, please see our Shopping Guide at the back of this issue. Something Chic party & event design www.somethingchicdesign.com making every event memorable Around The Clock SHOWER Styling, Printables & Photography: The Party Wall For all vendors and suppliers use in this party, please see our Shopping Guide at the back of this issue. UNDER THE SEA PARTY Styling & Photography: Crissy’s Crafts www.crissyscrafts.blogspot.com PINK PIXIE FAIRY PARTY Styling, Printables, Cake & Photography: www.Birdsparty.com Personalized Book Favors, Coloring Books & Place Mats: I See Me www.iseeme.com ICE CREAM PARLOR Event Design & Style: Deliciously Darling - www.deliciouslydarlingevents.com Photography: Lauren Nicole Studios www.laurennicolestudios.com Printables: Bird's Party www.birdsparty.com Cupcake Toppers & Fondant Cherries: Edible Details - www.edibledetails.com Cake: My Sweet Things - www.my-sweetthings.com Cookies: Yummy Delicious Cookies by Whimsical Originals www.etsy.com/shop/WhimsicalOriginals DB Cupcakes, Marshmallow Ice cream: Deliciously Darling www.deliciouslydarlingevents.com Party Printables: Bird’s Party www.birdsparty.com Decorated cookies and cake pops: Astonishing Cakes LLC www.astonishingcakes.com MAYPOLE IN THE GARDEN Concept & Styling: Flaired Affairs www.flairedaffairs.com Photography: Dyal Photography – www.dyalphotography.com Printables: Swish Designs – www.swishprintables.com Sugar Cookies: The Way the Cookie Fondant cupcake toppers: Edible Details - Crumbles – www.edibledetails.com www.thewaythecookiecrumbles.net Custom mermaid tee: *golden* www.facebook.com/goldenshop Sugar Cookies: Songbird Sweetswww.songbirdsweets.com Paper straws, ribbons, wooden silverware Cake/Cupcake Toppers: The Fondant and wooden sticks: Katarina's Paperie Flinger – www.fondantflinger.com www.katarinaspaperie.com Cake Pops & Chocolate Covered Oreos: Cold porcelain favors: Hands 2 Design The Sweet Tooth Bar – www.hands2design.blogspot.com www.facebook.com/TheSweetToothBar Candy, seashell bowl, crafts, paper goods, paper fans, fish net, treasure chest and plush octopus: Oriental Trading - www.OrientalTrading.com Chocolate Covered Pretzel: Peace. Love. Pretzels. www.etsy.com/shop/PeaceLovePretzels French Macarons: CrazyAboutMacarons – www.crazyaboutmacarons.com Tiered Cake: The Fake Cupcakery www.thefakecupcakery.com Pinwheels & Tussey Musseys: The Pink Giraffe Fair – www.facebook.com/pages/The-PinkGiraffe-Fair/427628047274851 Children’s hair pieces: Olivia Ann Collections – www.facebook.com/olivaanncollections CUTE AS A BUTTON BIRTHDAY Styling, Desserts & Photography: Mariana Sperb – www.marianasperb.com Printables: Arthur Di Braschi www.arthur.com.br Flowers: eMe Fiore – www.emefiore.blogspot.com.br Lalaloopsy Dolls: Muita Festa Decorações www.muitafestadecoracoes.com.br Cake, cupcakes, personalized sweets: Art by Sugar Glaucia Cookies: Lili Oui Atelier – www.liliouiatelier.blogspot.com.br/ Cookware Chocolate (little pot with chocolate): Petit Pop – www.petitpop.com.br Location: Buffet Brigadeiro e Cia – www.buffetbrigadeiroecia.com.br SUNSHINE BIRTHDAY Concept, styling, and cakes and bakes Crepe Paper Ruffle Garland: Craft That Gillian Brown: Crumbs of comfort Cake Party - www.etsy.com/shop/CraftThatParty design - www.crumbsofcomfort.com.au Ice cream Spoons: Sucre Shop www.sucreshop.com Cupcake wrappers, Ice-cream cups: Petite Party Studio www.petitepartystudio.com Jade cake stands & mint straws: Waiting on Martha www.shopwaitingonmartha.com Milk Bottles, Ice-cream holders & Icecream Pint favor containers: Shop Sweet Lulu - www.shopsweetlulu.com SHERBET & SUNSHINE BIRTHDAY Styling, Printables & Photography: Piggy Bank Parties www.piggybankparties.com SUMMER BBQ PARTY Styling, Printables & Photography: Fête à Fête – www.fete-a-fete.blogspot.com Photography: Musie J Photography www.musiejphotography.com.au Custom Backdrop and stationery: Ham & Pea Design and Paperie www.hamandpea.com Arbour, children's tables and chairs: www.beautifulbeachweddings.com.au Tableware, packaging, straws, mini cloches: www.occasionbydesign.com.au Pom poms and paper flowers: www.facebook.com/dunnewithstyle Custom spoons – www.pennylanestudio.com.au POLKA DOT BIKINI Concept & Styling: Capes & Crowns www.facebook.com/capesandcrownsparti es Photography: Danielle McCann Photography www.daniellemccannphotography.com Printables: Whimsical Details www.facebook.com/WhimsicallyDetailed Ruffle Table Skirt: Stitch n’ Chick www.etsy.com/shop/StitchBakeMake Cupcake Toppers: Edible Details www.EdibleDetails.com Covered Oreos: Love & Sugar Kisses www.etsy.com/shop/lovesugarkisses Cake : Gourmet Gal Cakes www.facebook.com/gourmetgalcakes Cookies: Katie Duran www.etsy.com/shop/katieduran Cake Pops & Cake Ups: Tunky Monkey Sweet Treats www.facebook.com/tunkymonkeysweetre ats Hand Painted Glasses: Studio Four Designs www.etsy.com/shop/StudioFourDesigns Cupcake Stand: NuLu Designs www.etsy.com/shop/NuLuDesigns Beach Sign: Mango Seed www.etsy.com/shop/MangoSeed Girls Custom Swimwear : www.etsy.com/shop/RedDollyGirls Boys Beach Attire: Lil Hoot Brand www.etsy.com/shop/LilHootBrand Hair Ties: Oliva Ann Collections www.facebook.com/olivaanncollections Fabric Banner: Earth Cookie Creations www.etsy.com/shop/EarthCookieCreatio ns SAND & SEA TURTLE Styling & Photography: Soiree Event Design - www.soiree-eventdesign.com Printables: Soiree Events Design Shop www.soiree-eventdesignshop.com 3D Fondant Turtle: Edible Details www.edibledetails.com GLAM AUDREY BIRTHDAY Party Styling: Tw o Prince Bakery Theater w w w .tw oprince.com Invitations, labels and tags: Loralee Lew is Design - w w w .loraleelew is.com Photography: Fiorella Image w w w .fiorellaimage.com Custom Pearl Wreath: Sw eet Georgia Sw eet w w w .etsy.com/shop/Sw eetGeorgiaSw eet Cake and Cupcakes: Cottonw ood Cupcakes w w w .facebook.com/Cottonw oodCupcakes Audrey Peg Doll: Craft That Party w w w .etsy.com/shop/CraftThatParty Black dress favor boxes: Piggy Bank Parties w w w .piggybankparties.com Eye Masks: Vasti's Vintage Couture w w w .vasticouture.vpw eb.com Drink Tumblers: LylaBug Designs w w w .etsy.com/shop/LylaBugDesigns Bow Ties: Cheerios & Caviar w w w .facebook.com/CheeriosCaviar.ltd Bubblegum Necklaces + Rhinestone paper straw s: Oh Goodie Designs w w w .ohgoodiedesigns.com Photo Booth Props: Paper and Pancakes w w w .etsy.com/shop/PAPERandPANCAKES Fondant "Dahling" Medallion: Lynlee's Petite Cakes - w w w .lynleespetitecakes.com Chocolate Oreos: Love & Sugar Kisses w w w .etsy.com/shop/lovesugarkisses Canvas Bags: Doodlebag w w w .etsy.com/shop/doodlebag Illustrations: Emma Kisstina w w w .emmakisstina.com Coffee Cups + Glassine Bags: Garnish w w w .thinkgarnish.com Macarons: Creative Juice w w w .getcreativejuice.blogspot.com Glitterstix : Desserts & Designs w w w .ddbycc.com Tassle Fringe Balloon: The Flair Exchange w w w .theflairexchange.com Dress: Dara Lauria Boutique w w w .daralauria.com Floral Arrangements: Erica Gigante BREAKFAST AT NAOMI’S Event Planning & Design: IDEA! event + style – www.ideaeventstyle.com Photography: Sophia Barrett Studios – www.sophia-barrett.com Decorated Cookies: Yummy Delicious Cookies www.etsy.com/shop/WhimsicalOriginals DB Clear Decorated Balloons: Bonjour Balloon – www.bonjourballoon.com Ghost Chair Rental: Sweet Seats – www.sweetseatsatl.com Custom Linens: I Do Linens – www.idolinens.com Flower and Bow Fondant Toppers: Cakealicious by Reem – www.cakealiciousbyreem.com Desserts: Sift Dessert Boutique – www.siftatlanta.com Ghost Chair and Backdrop Decal: Ten23 Designs – www.ten23designs.com Custom Gold Foil Napkins: Tere Quade – www.etsy.com/shop/terequade Gold cupcake wrappers, Berry Baskets: Bon Fortune www.etsy.com/shop/BonFortune Sparkle Wreath: Preppy in Pink USA etsy.com/shop/PreppyInPinkUSA Glitter Dessert Sticks: Desserts n Designs www.etsy.com/shop/DessertsDesigns Custom Headbands: Lola Wraps www.etsy.com/shop/Lolawraps Favor Boxes/Paper Straws: Painting Paris Pink - www.paintingparispink.etsy.com/ Pearl Necklace for Ghost Chair: Dill & Scout - www.etsy.com/shop/DillAndScout CAKE IT PRETTY NAUTICAL CAKES Styling, Recipe & Photography: Tessa Huff Cake Design www.tessalindowhuff.com AROUND THE CLOCK BABY SHOWER Styling, printables & Photography: The Party Wall - www.thepartywall.com CRAB & FISH CUPCAKES Styling, Recipe & Photography: The Decorated Cookie www.thedecoratedcookie.com SPRING BRIDAL SHOWER Styling: Debbie Kennedy Events & Design - www.debbiekennedyevents.com Photography: Sandahl Rose Photography www.facebook.com/sandahlrosephotogra phy Florist: Wild Child Floral Design www.wildchildfloraldesign.com Table Linens: La Tavola Fine Linen www.latavolalinen.com Chair Covers: Wildflower Linens www.wildflowerlinens.com Printables: Squared Party Printables www.squaredpartyprintables.com Cake: Designer Cakes by April www.designercakesbyapril.com Cookies: Casey’s Confections www.caseysconfections.com Location: McDowell Mountain Ranch Golf Club, Scottsdale, AZ www.mcdowellmountaingc.com Chair Rentals: Party People www.partypeoplerentals.com Place Settings: Pier One Imports www.pier1.com SPRING BABY SHOWER Styling: Events by Katewww.eventsbykatelyn.com Photography: Photography by Taqueesha - www.taqueesha.com Printable Designs: Bird’s Party www.birdsparty.com Nest Fondant Cake & Cupcakes: Sweet Spot Cupcakes - www.sweet-spotcupcakes.com Rosette Cake: Sugar Me Softly Custom Cakes, Cupcakes, and desserts www.facebook.com/SugarMeSoftly Floral Arrangements: Classic Creations Floral Design www.classiccreationsfd.com Bird Cookies: Sarah’s Sweets www.sarahssweets.ca Muslin Bird Favor Bags: papermoonbyKAT - www.etsy.com/shop/papermoonbykat BUTTERFLY CUPCAKES Styling, Recipe & Photography: Haniela’s - www.hanielas.com Edible Wafer Butterflies: incrEDIBLEtoppers www.etsy.com/shop/incrEDIBLEtoppers RAINBOWS & PUDDLES BIRTHDAY Styling- La Belle Parties www.etsy.com/shop/LaBelleParties Photography: Staci Nicole Photography Printables: Bird’s Party www.birdsparty.com Ceramic boots & umbrellas - Oriental Trading Company www.orientaltrading.com Rainbow cookies - Treats by Trish www.etsy.com/shop/thetreatsbytrishshop Paper Straws - Hey Yo Yo www.heyyoyo.com Wooden Spoons - Shop Sweet LuLu www.shopsweetlulu.com/ Felt Rainbow Backdrop - Bella Lu Designs www.etsy.com/shop/BellaLuDesigns TEACHER APPRECIATION PARTY Concept & Styling: www.facebook.com/pages/KarenAyars/192213784189032 Photography: Nicole Alberston www.facebook.com/NicoleAlbertsonPhoto graphy Printables tented cards: Sunny by Design - www.etsy.com/shop/Sunnybydesign Other printables: Day Signs by Day www.daysignsbyday.com Decorated Cookies: Baked Perfection www.facebook.com/bakedperfectioncooki es HONEY BEE BIRTHDAY Styling, Desserts & Photography: Party Pinching - www.partypinching.com Party Printables: Bird’s Party www.birdsparty.com Backdrop decor (Flowers and polka dot fabric): Hobby Lobby www.hobbylobby.com Black paper snack boxes: Oriental Trading - www.orientaltrading.com For all birthday & seasonal party printables featured in this issue & more visit our online store at: www.BirdsParty.com GET 20% OFF WITH CODE “BIRD” © Bird’s Party - www.BirdsParty.com. 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