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Monday, March 26, 2012

Disney Cars Birthday Party!

Happy Monday Everyone!!
First off, I would like to welcome all of my new followers from the blog hop yesterday! Wasn't it fun?!?  I promised yesterday that I would post all of the things I made for my now 3 year old's birthday party this weekend.  It was so much fun and most importantly, he loved it!!

Before I start with all of the pictures I wanted to go ahead and give you the link to the digital scrapbook kit that I bought and was able to use in my silhouette for a lot of my decorations.  The website is called RLR Creations. It was only $5.50 for the entire kit and can be used over and over however you want!

Ok, on to the pics of the party :-)

Invitations
All the details for the invitations are on a previous post! Click here

Sarges Surplus of Sweets
 I wanted to keep all the sweet inside and thought they made the table a lot more colorful!

 The white-wall and black-wall tires came to me as I was trying to sleep.  I thought these little donuts would be perfect.  I just made the tags on my computer and put them on colored cardstock.  Luigi is one of the cuts from the digital kit.  You can make them any size you want and then cut them with the cameo!!



 I found the cupcake stand at Party City and it holds 24!  All of the cupcake toppers are cuts from the digital kit and then I taped them to toothpicks.  Super easy and quick!  The 3 at the top is actually cut on vinyl with my cameo just to personalize it a little bit more :-)  This cupcake stand is now in my son's room and he puts his cars on it!

 I have seen these "gumball machines" many times so decided to make one for the party.  I got all of the supplies at Michaels.  It's a terracotta pot, the lid is the piece the pot usually sits on and then the handle on top was in their would section.  The glass is one of the little "fish bowls" also from Michaels.  I painted everything and then used vinyl and the Waltograph font on my silhouette studio to put my son's name and the 3.  I filled it with skittles for the party, but I am actually going to use it as a coin bank and put it in his room.  The checkered paper was made by my husband using Microsoft excel.  Isn't he awesome ;-)

Rice Krispy treats with chocolate frosting and skittles for the lights

 Stick pretzels dipped in melted chocolate.. Yum!

Sarge is from the digital kit.  Here is a link to the signs I used.  Click here!


I bought some Cars temporary tattoos from Party City and all of the kids loved them (even a couple parents!)
You can also use your silhouette with their tattoo paper and make your own but I ran out of time!



 Super easy and a fun addition to the party ;-)


The tables were made with black tablecloths and white paper cut for the stripes.  The characters were made with my cricut expression for his Car's party last year.  I am using votive candle holders to weight them down.




Had to throw one in of me and my sweet birthday boy ;-)


 Iced tea!

 Found these labels on the internet and then made them bigger in microsoft word and cut them out.


 More cuts from the digital kit (I just added the signs to them)

 Made with the cricut and the pail is from Hobby Lobby


The traffic cones belong to my husband. He is a track/cross-country coach and let me use them ;-)

Gift table!

Party Favors.  I made homemade play-doh and rolled them into balls to look like traffic lights.  The little bags are from Michaels and I taped them onto black paper.  I also included the recipe to make their own play-doh!


Each child also received their own skittle stick to take home.  I used my scalloped and round paper punches and then cut the three on my silhouette

Here is the recipe to make your own play-doh.  It is really soft and makes a good amount!
1 cup flour
1 cup water
1/4 cup salt
2 tsp cream of tartar
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
4 drops of food coloring
Combine all ingredients over medium heat and stir until it forms into a ball.  Remove from heat and cool on wax paper.  Once cool, knead a few times and store in air tight container!

And finally,  No party would be complete without a Disney Cars bounce house! 


Brady's new Disney Cars bike!

Ok, one more picture....  I hang balloons from my kid's doorways the night before their birthdays and they love waking up to it ;-)

I found a lot of my party ideas from this website and want to give credit to her!  Click here to check her party out!

Have a great day!

~Rebekah

16 comments:

Annette Witherspoon ♥ said...

This is incredible!! I love it!! My son was a huge Cars fan. Now he's into Formula 1 racing (which he learned about from Cars 2.) He also likes Indy racing. He would love this.

Lisa said...

OMGoodness!!!! You really went all out! I know everyone had a fantastic time! Everything is just amazing! :)

Gloria (Disneynut4life22) said...

Oh Rebekah..... I totally totally LOVE it all! What GREAT ideas and everything looks wonderful. I'm sure it took a lot of time but so worth it. Thank You for sharing your beautiful work:)

The Creative Mommy said...

OH....MY....GOSH!!!! I knew yesterday during the blog hop that your party was going to be great, but HOLY COW! You did an AWESOME job!!! SUPER AWESOME!!!I hope your little man enjoyed!!!

Thanks so much for sharing!!

Crafty Hugs,
Jessica
www.craftinandstampin.blogspot.com

Janeen said...

Wow! This is fantastic, so much thought went into all of these goodies! Great party favors! I bet everyone had a wonderful time at his party! Thanks for sharing!

grandmax2 said...

This is too awesome.
thanks for sharing. Love the blog hop.

Melisa Alzammar said...

Very cute! I love all the thought you put into everything. My birthday is in December, Can you please do my party? ha ha. TFS!

Rebecca said...

How fun your party looked! It seems we have a lot in common from crafting, teaching, mothers, our names, and the love a throwing awesome themed birthday parties! Thanks for sharing!

L.B. said...

WONDERFUL.. You took the theme to the max and it was all great. Love how you used allthe signs for the different stations...Organic fuel my favorite. Love it all.
http://www.coolbeansbylb.blogspot.com/

The Stepford wife said...

This is absolutely amazing! We also had Cars birthday party, back in August, for my daughter's (yes, daughter's) third birthday party. Check it here http://stepfordska-supruga-en.blogspot.com/2012/10/how-our-backyard-became-radiator-springs.html

I especially like the play dough traffic lights as a party favor! Great work!

Party Bags Solutions said...

Love how thorough you were in terms of incorporating the theme into the party itself. Looks like the little ones had a blast!

Steph @ Crafting in the Rain said...

We recently did a cars birthday party too....I included black donuts as tires in the goodie bags :)
http://www.craftingintherain.com/2012/11/cars-birthday-party.html

April Myers said...

My son wants a Car's birthday party and I just love what you did! I was wondering if you could tell me what kind of paper you used for the scrapbooking kit when you printed it. Did you use regular paper or cardstock?
Thank you!

April Myers said...

I was wondering if you could tell me what kind of paper you used when you printed the scrapbooking pages and how did you make the pictures bigger for certain signs? Did you use regular paper or cardstock?

April Myers said...

My son wants a Car's birthday party and I just love what you did! I was wondering if you could tell me what kind of paper you used for the scrapbooking kit when you printed it. Did you use regular paper or cardstock?
Thank you!

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