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Girls at Pirate Birthday Parties

By Designed 2B Sweet June 2, 2014 221 Views 4 comments

Pirate Party PackPirate PartyLooking at having a pirate birthday party but not sure how to incorporate little girls into the party? It isn't too surprising that little boys love pretending to be pirates. Many of them love going outside and looking for pirate booty. What can be challenging, however, is incorporating their female friends and sisters into the party. Many boys' pirate parties are filled with sword fights and digging through the dirt for treasure, which doesn't excite all little girls. Luckily, we have some awesome tips to help you not only get little girls involved at your party, but really having fun as well.

Girls at Pirate Birthday Parties: Tableware

One of the best ways to think ahead for little girls at your party is getting special partyware for girls attending the party. There are cute sets such as the Pink Pirate paper set that allow you to have pirate themed items just for little girls at your party table. This will allow girls to feel like pirate princesses at your event. If there are a number of little girls at your party, you can also set up a special pink pirate cupcake ship just for them. On this unique table centerpiece, you can have pink pirate cupcakes sailing away. You can even have a normal pirate ship version of this centerpiece, allowing it to be a boys vs girls display at the party table!

Pirate NecklacesGirls at Pirate Birthday Parties: Party Favors

If you ask many kids what they think the best part of a party is, they will likely say it is their favor bag. Kids love getting a treat just for them, especially if it includes games and prizes. While boys may have a lot of traditional pirate items, you can make the girl bags a bit more unique too. Include items such as girly pirate tattoos and pink pirate rubber ducks. You can also add other items that aren't pirate related, such as sticker sets to help girls feel a bit more comfortable. As long as you personalize these bags for girls, they are guaranteed to be a success!

Pirate HatGirls at Pirate Birthday Parties: Costumes

Over the past few years, more companies have been making girly pirate items. This ranges from pink eye patches to jewelry designed for special girly pirates. You can even find pink pirate costumes, allowing you to make your favorite little girl look like the perfect female pirate. If you cannot find the right pirate costume for your little girl, don't forget that it is easy to accessorize! Mix her favorite jewelry with the costume, as well as adding bandannas or a vest in her favorite color. With the right amount of preparation, it is easy to incorporate girls into any pirate birthday party, no matter how many boys attend the party!

Father's Day Gifts

By Designed 2B Sweet Inc. June 2, 2014 121 Views 1 comments

Father's Day GiftsLooking for the perfect Father's Day Gift? Everyone can agree, being a Dad is hard work and comes with quite a few sacrifices to make sure their family is happy. To celebrate the importance of being a Dad, we all love to spoil Dad on this special day. One of the hardest things, however, is finding that perfect gift for him that will make him truly light up when he opens his Father's Day gifts. Knowing that many of us struggle, we included some of what considered the perfect gifts for Father's Day.

Father's Day Gifts: Homemade Cards

Want to make a fun, unique card that Dad is sure to love? Forget those expensive Hallmark cards and go with something he will truly cherish - a card made by his children. Many guys love getting those special, handmade items from their kids and showing them off at work after Father's Day. Best of all, these crafts don't even need to be fancy - all you need are craft materials, like glitter, glue, markers, and construction paper. If you want to do something truly unique, you can even help your children make a wearable card, by making a Father's Day t-shirt for your favorite dad using fabric paint and markers.

Father's Day FigurineFather's Day Gifts: Collectable Figures

Along with more traditional gifts, you can also give Dad something neat that he can bring with him to the office or display at home. Everyone guy has unique hobbies, from bowling to fishing. One of the best ways you can show Dad that you care is with a fun collectible figure. If you have a dad that loves to fish, consider going with a fun figure showing a cartoon guy fishing. For Dads that love comic books, consider going with something unique showing off their favorite superhero. The sky is truly the limit and kids can have fun trying to find the perfect item that they think is perfect for their own dad!

Father's Day Gifts: Gift Sets

If all else fails, you can also go with more traditional gifts, including gift sets. Many stores sells gift sets special for dad. These gifts sets can centre around just about anything from cologne to beef jerky. It is easy to find the perfect gift for your budget - and what you think is perfect for the dad in your life. To make these generic gift sets more personal, consider going with a unique gift bag or gift box. Some kids may even enjoy decorating their own gift bags using markers. For older kids, consider going with gift bags in your father's favorite colors, or going with a traditional blue bag. With a fun gift bag, you can have Dad trying to guess all day what fun gift he will be getting from his favorite child! 

How To Throw The Perfect Pop Star / Rock Star Theme Party

By Designed 2B Sweet Inc. May 11, 2014 484 Views 3 comments

As the hit songs says, "We all just want to be big rock stars."

Inflatable GuitarsFor your budding performers, why not throw a themed party that includes all of the trappings of a celebrated diva or guitar hero? From stylish costumes and jewelry to toy microphones, we have all of the accessories needed to turn your child's Pop Star Theme party into an instant success. He or she may not be a rock star yet, but there is no reason why you can't let them feel like one.

Rock Star SunglassesWhen you throw a pop star party, don't forget all of the things that make it seem real. We have a wide assortment of diva and pop star hats, glamorous rock star sunglasses, and even toy microphone that let the young stars perform for their gathered fans. To make the rock star party a complete success, there are even guitar decorations and rock star party favors. Toss in some music to get the party started, and the stage is set for a world tour pop star party right in your own living room.

Guitar Pick NecklacesThere is an assortment of rock star tableware which brings out the diva in your family. Her pop star costume will look great with either pink or white princess gloves, and everyone in attendance will love the fun and fashionable rock star party favors, including flashing guitar pins that are sure to catch everyone's eye.

So hand that child a microphone, dress her up in a costume that brings out the diva inside, and let her imagination run wild as she dances and entertains her friends and fans with a stylish inflatable microphone. There is nothing quite like the fun and excitement that comes from having your very own pop star party, so be sure to have a camera ready to capture memories of this happy occasion.

Echo MicrophonesTo make the scene complete, there are echo microphones available, and the rock star party will really get underway when the glow sticks come out, the costume goes on, and the temporary rock star or diva tattoos are in place. There are colorful hair scrunchies, amazing costume jewelry and more than enough glitz and glamor to entertain even the fussiest group of kids.

Frienship BraceletsThere's an inflatable guitar and a wide assortment of guitar shaped decorations which complement a fabulous set of rock star tableware. We even have glittery rock star and diva iron-ons, which allow you to turn a favorite garment into a symbol of rock super stardom. When the pop star balloons have been inflated, and the heart shaped sunglasses go on, it is time to leave the real world behind for just a little while, and find out what its like to live the life of famous pop star.

We have over 100 different items that can be mixed or matched to create the perfect atmosphere for your child. From a frilly pink tutu, to an assortment of friendship bracelets, Your rock star theme party is sure to be the hit of year, and one that will have to be repeated again and again.

Prehistoric Fun Pack Giveaway

By Designed 2B Sweet May 7, 2014 3959 Views 5 comments
Welcome to the

Prehistoric Fun Pack Giveaway

Sponsored by Designed 2B Sweet

 

With school being out in just a few short weeks, kids are looking forward to playing their favorite games and reading about the things they enjoy learning. For many little boys, nothing is better than playing with their favorite dinosaur toys. With fun toys like dinosaur puppets and prehistoric play sets, little boys can have fun all summer long! You may even have a chance to throw your own dinosaur party with all of your son's friends.

To make playtime even more fun, we are delighted to make one little dinosaur hunter's dream come true with this fun prehistoric prize pack! This cute dinosaur prize pack includes a 50 piece Dinosaur Novelty Toy Assortment & 12 Dinosaur Finger Puppets. Only one lucky winner will win this set so take every entry you can! Just make sure to read the rules, then enter through the Rafflecopter below.

 

Prehistoric Fun Pack Giveaway

  • One lucky reader will win a Prehistoric prize pack including a 50 piece Dinosaur Novelty Toy Assortment & Dinosaur Finger Puppets. (Not recommended for children 3 years and younger)
  • Open to Continental US Only.
  • Winners will be chosen at random through Rafflecopter via Random.org.
  • Sweepstakes ends June 4th at 11:59pm PT.
  • Winner will be notified via email.
  • Winner will have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen.
  • Must be 18 years or older to enter Rafflecopter.
  • Only one entrant per household.
  • Void where prohibited.
  • Entering the Rafflecopter means you agree to terms above.
  • Good Luck!

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Sweet Fairy Princess Giveaway

By Designed 2B Sweet Inc. May 3, 2014 2327 Views 6 comments
Welcome to the

Sweet Fairy Princess Giveaway

Sponsored by Designed 2B Sweet Inc.

 

With summer being right around the corner, little girls are looking forward to playing outside and dressing up with their friends. Once vacation starts, it is the time for sleepovers and special girl only events.  Of course, nothing makes a summer day more fun than a princess tea party, especially if all the party guests can arrive as fairy princesses! With great options like the Fairy Princess Tutus, Fairy Halos and Fairy Wings, little girls can bring the magic to any party. Best of all, these items come in a variety of colors, allowing parents to have an affordable fairy princess costume that they will love all year round!  

To make dress up time even more special, we are delighted to make a little princess's dream come true with a fun fairy princess prize pack! This adorable prize pack includes a pair of Sparkling Pink & Fuchsia Fairy Wings, a Peony Fairy Princess Tutu in Lavender, and gorgeous Purple Fairy Princess Halo. Prize pack fits girls 3-10 years of age. Only one lucky winner will win this set so take every entry you can! Just make sure to read the rules, then enter through the Rafflecopter below.

Sweet Fairy Princess Giveaway

  • One lucky reader will win a Sweet Fairy Princess prize pack including: Pair of Sparkling Pink & Fuchsia Fairy Wings, Peony Fair Princess Tutu, & Purple Fairy Princess Halo. (Fits girls 3-10 years)
  • Open to continental US Only.
  • Winners will be chosen at random through Rafflecopter via Random.org.
  • Sweepstakes ends May 31st at 11:59pm PT.
  • Winner will be notified via email.
  • Winner will have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen.
  • Must be 18 years or older to enter Rafflecopter.
  • Only one entrant per household.
  • Void where prohibited.
  • Entering the Rafflecopter means you agree to terms above.
  • Good Luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

 

Disclosure: Facebook, Twitter, & Pinterest are in no way associated with this sweepstakes. Prize fulfillment will be handled by Designed 2B Sweet.

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Roller Skating Birthday Party

By Designed 2B Sweet Inc. April 29, 2014 368 Views 13 comments

Roller Skating PartyDoes your child want to have a roller skating birthday party this year? Over the past few years, roller skating has been becoming more popular, especially with little girls. Not only is it fun, but great exercise! Since so many little girls enjoy it, your local skating ring is the perfect place for having a fun birthday party for girls or boys of all ages. Since many roller skating rings also provide food, it makes planning a birthday party easy for parents (especially compared to other party venues).  It is just important that parents plan ahead and get everything ready if they want to have the perfect party for their special daughter or son.

Red Polka Dot BalloonsRoller Skating Birthday Party:  Themes

One of the best parts of having a rolling skating party is picking the type of party you want for your child.  For many little girls a costumed roller skating party is a lot of fun. Girls love dressing as princesses and roller skating with friends. If you decide to go with this type of party, just make sure the dresses and tutus that the girls wear aren't too long or they could become a hazard while little girls are skating. Remember, girls should be wearing a helmet and protective padding while they are actually roller skating. Once they are no longer on the floor, however, they can go back to wearing tiaras and other cute items. If you want to go with something simpler, just about any party theme is perfect for a roller skating party.

Plush StarsRoller Skating Birthday Party: Decorations

Since roller skating rings have a sitting area, parents have a small area they can usually decorate for the party. Before buying too many decorations, however, it is important that you talk to the skating ring to see what decorations are allowed in their facility. Unless you are renting the entire facility, they may be worried about certain decorations being a safety concern. Most decorations such as balloons and streamers are allowed at the facility. As well, assume that you will need paper plates, cups, and utensils since this may not be included in the fee for the center.

Roller Skating Birthday Party: Prizes

While the roller skating ring will likely have games for your children, they are unlikely to have set prizes that kids will love. Prepare to have party favors and toys based on your chosen theme. If you are having a princess themed roller skating party, consider going with glowing wands or stuffed animals that girls will love to play with even after the party. These cute prizes will not only get kids excited about your party, but will help them remember your party for many years to come!

Throw A Mustache Party

By Designed 2B Sweet Inc. April 29, 2014 445 Views 14 comments

Costume Mustache AssortmentLove the idea of a mustache party but don't know where to start? Over the past few years, mustaches have become very popular, especially on Pinterest. While there may be a lot of cute mustache desserts and costume ideas out there, it can sometimes be difficult finding the right way to bring the entire party together, especially if you are throwing a party for your favorite guy. While it may sound challenging, it is much easier and cuter than it sounds. You may even be surprised just how easy it is to turn any party into a sophisticated, mustache-centric event!

Mustache Party: Baby Shower

Probably one of the cutest mustache parties out there is a mustache baby shower. These cute baby showers are designed to celebrate the arrival of a cute baby boy and are a great way to have some silly fun. Best of all, it goes great with other baby shower themes, allowing you to use traditional baby shower decorations and invitations when planning your party. Since not everyone may feel comfortable wearing mustaches, consider using candy mustaches or fake mustaches as decorations at your party. Your guests will especially love getting sparkly mustache party favors as prizes after a fun baby shower party game!

Mustache Temporary TatoosMustache Party: Birthday Party

Of course, many mustache parties are birthday parties. Little boys love pretending they are 'adults' by wearing mustaches and being silly with adults.  Children may even love pretending they are adults at your party and dressing up as their favorite adult. Along with cute mustache party invitations and decorations, parents will enjoy decorating the house with adorable favors. Boys especially love to play with tattoos and put fake mustaches everywhere. Sometimes they can even convince all the adults at the party to wear mustaches as well! It is even possible with stickers to add mustaches to your favorite party games, including pin the tail on the donkey. Really, the sky is the limit, allowing parents to be as creative as they like with this type of birthday party.

Mustache Key ChainsMustache Party: Bachelorette or Bachelor Party

Even though many people don't think about it, a mustache party is the perfect choice for a classy bachelorette or bachelor party. One of the most popular themes with this type of party is a Victorian, western, or old pub style theme. Many people love to make this a fun costume party, as well as incorporate traditional bachelor and bachelorette party games. With this type of party you can be classy and fun. Since just about anything can go, everyone can have fun and make the special couple feel special during one of their last night's being single. Just don't forget to bring a camera since it is a guaranteed to be a memorable event!

Mother's Day Gifts

By Designed 2B Sweet Inc. April 29, 2014 320 Views 11 comments

Mother's Day GiftsLooking for the perfect gifts for Mother's Day? While it may be customary for adults to buy gifts for mom, many children's love making unique gifts that are straight from the heart. While they don't have a lot of money, they have enough love and creativity to make what can easily be the perfect gift for any mom. Even though kids have quite a few ideas, it is sometimes up to Dad to help kids when it comes to making gifts for mom, especially if they are wanting to keep it a secret. Below, we have some of our personal favorite gifts that every mom will love!

Cupcake BoxMother's Day Gifts: Desserts

Of course, most mom's love the idea of getting something baked special for them. While Dad may have to help with the cupcakes, kids will love being able to decorate them with specialty cupcakes skirts or even colored sprinkles and sugar. Of course, if kids want to be really creative, they can also make homemade cookies and decorate them to look perfect for Mother's Day. To add that finishing touch to baked desserts, just place them in decorated cupcake boxes or bags to make them look pre-wrapped for mom! If you are planning on making baked treats, just make sure that small children have the help of an adult before any baking takes place!

Butterfly photo holderMother's Day Gifts: Homemade Gifts

Many mom's also enjoy getting homemade gifts just in time for Mother's Day. If mom loves to take photos, consider making a magnetic photo holder so she can proudly dispaly her family photos. While this may seem like a very simple craft project, it will be something mom will treasure forever. For families with multiple children, you can also make craft project that are a little more difficult. Such as painting a butterfly (or other shape) photo holder together or even making a special bird house that mom can watch outdoors. With so many different craft projects available kids can easily make the perfect gift for mom for Mother's Day!

Photo Magnet Craft KitMother's Day Gifts: Cards

Probably the most classic gift that all mom's cherish is a special card made by her children. Cards are inexpensive since they can be made using minimal craft supplies. To get started, all kids need is construction paper or poster board to make the card itself. From there, they can use markers to write a special message for mom on the card. Once the card is finished, they can then decorate it using a variety of craft supplies, ranging from glitter to decorative stickers. Since cards are so easy to make, they go great with just about any homemade gift or treat!

Luau For Kids

By Designed 2B Sweet Inc. April 29, 2014 364 Views 7 comments

Inflatable Luau ToysBeach BallsWant to have a special luau for kids? With summer being right around the corner, it isn't too shocking that many of us are wanting an excuse to have outdoor parties and play outside. Kids especially love the idea if it means they have an excuse to play in the pool or have a fun party with all the kids in the neighborhood.  What is even more fun about a luau is that you can have two parties going on at once, one for children and one for adults who are enjoying a fun barbeque and a night of cocktails. You may even be surprised at how easy it is to have a fun luau that the whole family can enjoy together!

Luau for Kids: Pool Toys

Of course, one of the best parts of a luau party is being able to play in the pool or at the beach. There are many cool luau themed pool toys, including rafts and floating toys. One of the coolest things that many kids enjoy, however are toys that allow them to have soda and other fun drinks in the pool. This allows kids to have a way of getting their favorite drink without leaving the pool, allowing adults to watch children and enjoy time in the water themselves. Of course, kids can easily have hours of fun in the pool with pool toys such as water guns and beach balls. Just make sure you have activities planned ahead of time to keep kids busy!

Luau LeisLuau TorchesLuau for Kids: Costumes

Even though many people don't think about it, many children associate luaus with Hawaiian dancers or hula girls. For this reason, many little girls love to pretend they are hula girls, wearing costumes and flowered leis  just like these tropical girls. These costumes are fairly inexpensive and a great way to get kids having fun at your party. Since they go great with bathing suits, they are perfect for everyone. As well, consider having straw hats available to all the kids, especially if you have a yard or play area where they will be out in the sun.

Luau for Kids: Decorations

Even though we may not think about it, decorations can easily turn a boring pool party into an exciting luau. This can be as simple as decorating your deck with beautiful flower garland or even giving your outdoor patio table a touch of Hawaii with a grass skirt. If you are planning on bringing your party into the night, you can also purchase Tiki lanterns and torches that run on smokeless oil to keep everyone enjoying the party even after the sun goes down.

Turtle Toss Inflatable Game

Luau for Kids: Games

Of course, one of the best parts of having a luau for kids is a variety of party games. Kids love playing classic games like ring toss and wooden ring drop games. You can also take advantage of your pool by making your own unique games. For example, purchasing Hawaiian themed rubber duckies and having a large pool game. Just place all the ducks in your pool and having children find numbered ducks. You can also purchase inflatable pool games like a ring or ball toss game. Not only can they keep the ducks they 'catch' but can get a cool prize pack with luau themed toys. With a variety of fun games and prizes, every child will have fun at your adorable kid themed luau!

Bowling Birthday Party

By Designed 2B Sweet Inc. April 29, 2014 258 Views 4 comments

Bowling GameBowling Pins FlashlightsIs your child wanting to have a bowling birthday party? For many kids, nothing seems more fun than going to the local bowling alley for their special birthday party. Not only do they get fun presents, but they get to bowl with their friend for hours as they eat cake and a variety of different treats. While a bowling party can be a lot of fun for kids, it can be challenging getting everything together for adults. With the right amount of planning, however, it is easy to have the perfect bowling party for children of all ages!

Bowling Birthday Party: Invitations

Probably one of the hardest things for adults when planning a bowling birthday party is making sure that the bowling alley is scheduled for the dates of the party. Since many children love the idea of having this type of birthday party, it is important that parent plan ahead and book the bowling alley for the party as early as possible. Once the dates are set and you have reserved the bowling alley for your party, you should send out invitations to all of your child's guests. You can get invitations specially designed for bowling parties or for whatever theme you choose for your party, just make sure that the invitations have a way for parents to RSVP their child, the location of the party, and the times of the party so that parents know when they need to arrive. As well, as a simple courtesy, make sure to include an addressed envelope with a stamp for parents to send back their invitation so that you can plan accordingly.

Bowling Pins PlushBowling TattoosBowling Birthday Party: Themes

One of the best parts of a bowling party is that you can have just about any type of theme you want. While you can go with a general bowling theme, you can really go with any type of party theme you like. When it comes to decorating, however, make sure you don't have too many decorations. Remember, you will only have one little party area, so stick to simple decorations such as balloons and themed party paper supplies. If you want to use other types of decorations make sure to talk with the bowling alley ahead of time to see what they will and will not allow.

Bowling Birthday Party: Goody Bags

For every child at your party, nothing is more fun than opening up their goody bags and finding out what fun treats they got inside.  Since children will be eating a lot of sweets, make sure to go with a mix of party favors that aren't just sugar. Kids will love being able to have bowling themed games that they can play with one another or fun pencils that they can use at school. Just make sure everything is age appropriate based on the age of the majority of the children at your party. With the right amount of planning it is easy to create the perfect bowling birthday party!