Friday, March 16, 2012

Cars Birthday Party

We recently celebrated my son's 3rd birthday. He's obsessed with all things Cars, so it was a no-brainer what I should do for his birthday party!


My handsome little 3 year old

I had a pretty small budget for this party, so I wanted to make the most of what I had. A lot of what I got for this party came from the dollar store. That place is a goldmine!


From the dollar store:
- Tablecloth
- Popcorn tubs
- Large glass tumblers
- Cake plate
- Streamers


I got the black and white striped straws from Hey Yo-Yo on Etsy. The red cups with lids were from Target. I made little flags for the tops of each cupcake with the names of each kid on them.


I used my Cricut to make the banner.

For the cake, I made a poke cake. I used a German chocolate cake mix with Oreo pudding and crushed Oreos for the gravel-looking top.

I loved it and I think my baby boy did, too!!

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8 comments:

  1. Super cute party! Thanks so much for linking up!

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  2. Cute party! My son loves Cars too! He could probably act out just about the whole movie. Looks like a fun party! I love the streamers and the banner especially. Oh, and the dollar store stuff! It's amazing what you can find in there. :)

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    1. Thanks, Tiffany! I looove the dollar store & the amazingness there! :)

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  3. Super cute party. Love the cake. I'm your newest follower via the Kurtz Corner blog hop. Megan

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  4. Hi from your newest follower I’m visiting from the Grow Your Blog Hop and I would love to have you come check me out. http://craftchickie.blogspot.com/

    Tisha

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  5. So cute! The birthday boy obviously loved it! The cake came out great. I'd love it if you shared this at Whimsy Wednesdays at www.thenymelrosefamily.blogspot.com/2012/03/whimsy-wednesdays-3.html. We go live Tuesday night at 8 EST.

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  6. This is so great. Thanks for joining us for "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." We hope you'll come back next week! -The Sisters

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