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Welcome to our Donut Shop! In today’s post I am sharing ideas for throwing a donut themed birthday party. Set the stage for your guests with a great invite telling them about your theme before they ever step foot into the party. We used this printable donuts and pajamas party invitation. It features bright colored donuts, sprinkles, and fun coffee(hot chocolate) cups.

 

We welcomed the guests with this printable donut sign on the front door.

 

My daughter wanted lots of and lots of bright colored donuts on display for this party. Donuts were everywhere! From real donuts, to balloons, plates, centerpieces, and banners.  

 

We created a colorful party table with different heights of cake stands piled high with donuts in lots of colors and shapes. The tassel garland and printable donut happy birthday banner just carried the colors throughout the room. I love the mini donut and coffee cup garland as well. It dressed up a plain tablecloth. You can never have to many donuts.

 

Even though we had donuts for dessert, the birthday girl wanted a cake. Of course a giant donut cake was the only answer. I love the classic light pink frosting with sprinkles.

 

Donuts everywhere! They were the easiest decoration ever! All you have to do is stack them up on cute trays and they make such a big impact.

 

My dining room was the perfect space to create our donut shop. We even swapped out our normal curtains for pink to make the space as girly as possible. Don’t be afraid to use what you already have in your space. Just customize it for your theme. Add photos to existing frames, cover throw pillows on couches with cute pillow covers to transform your space.

 

Printable water bottle labels around glass milk bottles made adorable glasses for the girl’s beverages. I purchased the starbucks iced coffee drinks from our local Target and removed the labels.

 

These donut shaped balloons were found at a local party store. I used acrylic craft paint to create frosting and sprinkles in our party colors. 

 

The Donut Shop sign above was a fun find at Home Goods. The Canvas below was colored by my daughter. We found it at Hobby Lobby. My daughter now has them in her bedroom. Think outside the box when it comes to decor. Use things that you can reuse in your home later.

 

Mini number balloons and our printable donut party centerpiece circles created the main centerpiece on the party table. The chevron table runner added a splash of color to a bland white table cloth. Sprinkle confetti was created by punching circles out of tissue paper.

 

2 smaller centerpieces were created using the garland images and printable donut party centerpiece circles. Just add them to white lollipop sticks and insert into cute containers. I find all different sizes and colors on a regular basis in the Target Dollar Spot or our local craft stores. I typically only pay $1-3. I have collected them throughout the years in many sizes and colors.

 

My daughter wanted to set up a mini donut party for her American Girl doll to enjoy as well. We made a mini donut balloon by not inflating one of the balloons fully. She also made a cute pennant banner using the matching printable paper from the party package.

 

Spinkle donut plates, hot pink coffee cups for hot chocolate, printable donut bingo cards, and tent cards created a place setting for each girl.

 

The first event of the evening was playing bingo. I created printable donut bingo cards to match the decor. I purchased a cute mini bingo cage from Amazon and used donut cereal as the markers. They girls had such a blast playing bingo. We did several rounds. I had donut notepads as prizes.

 

Once the girls had eaten their fill of donuts we played a few other games. The birthday girl wanted to have donuts and hot chocolate as her theme. We played off the hot cocoa by using marshmallows to do a few relays. They formed 2 teams and carried marshmallows on spoons across the room and back. They then had to pass the marshmallow to a teammate using no hands. It was so fun to watch. The blurry photo is because they were practically running. haha! They took it very seriously.

 

The second game we played was a mini marshmallow toss. Each girl had a cup of mini marshmallows and had to toss them into a hot cocoa cup. Whoever got the most in the cup won. We broke them up in to 2 groups. As soon can see by my floor it was harder than it looked. 

 

Everyone came in their pjs of course. These crazy girls can have fun doing just about anything. Silly faces!!! 

 

I am pretty sure the girls were stuffed from all the donuts but we still had cake!!! Happy Birthday sweet girl!

 

The next morning I created a donut inspired breakfast with not as many donuts. The girls were all glad for this. They got their fill the night before.

 

Donut sprinkle cereal was a perfect option to carrying on the theme. This is the same cereal we used for Bingo earlier.

 

The only actual donut for breakfast were these donut hole strawberry skewers.

 

Last were donut bagels. (I colored cream cheese with food coloring to look like frosting)

 

The I Love Donut milk bottles were used for our breakfast beverages.

 

After all the party fun I loaded up extra donuts into gable boxes for the girls to take home. 

 

They also took home a coffee cup that had hot cocoa packets, sprinkles(sixlets), sprinkle nail polish, and a donut charm necklace.

 

The birthday girl wore here necklace for the party.

 

I hope you enjoyed all the donut party photos. This was one of my favorite parties as it included donuts in so many ways. Creating all the little touches is what makes a party so fun! The Donut Printable Party Decoration Package is available in my etsy shop as an instant download.

 

This matching Donut Bingo Card set includes 12 different cards. You can find the mini bingo cage here

 

2 different styles of printable donut invitations are available in my etsy shop.

 

If this doughnut party decor was not quite what you were looking for I have another doughnut package in my shop. Take a look at the matching invites as well. 

 

If you have used these printable products to create your own Donut Shop Party please send me photos to fivemcreations@gmail.com. I would love to see them and possibly feature them on the blog, instagram, or possibly my website. Thanks for stopping by!

June 6th, 2017

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My daughter waited not so patiently to turn 8 so she could have a slumber party for her birthday. Since a slumber party is an event all on its own we decided to make that our theme. No need for anything else. A sleepover lends itself to so many fun activities.

 

She wanted silver accents throughout. We decided the easiest way to do that was to layer all the slumber party printable decorations with silver glitter paper. You will notice the touch of sparkle throughout the decor.

 

We created a fun space to eat in our dining room. I lucked out that my paint scheme coordinated nicely with our party colors of aqua, hot pink, and navy. We used the chevron table runner from our Bake Shop Party. I found simple pink polka dot plates, and added a pop of color with polka dot tissue poms on the table and hanging.

 

I love this printable slumber party centerpiece trio. It features classic slumber party images. You can see the glimmer of sparkle added with the silver paper. Any basic box or container can be transformed to make a centerpiece. Just add green floral foam to the bottom and crinkle paper to cover it. Insert your sticks. Dress it up with some ribbon if you like.

 

We didn’t need cupcake toppers for this party as we were doing an ice cream bar. They were to cute not to use though. We dressed up mason jars using the slumber party cupcake topper circles, daisy cut out lids, and hot pink paper straws. 

 

A simple piece of ribbon adds a touch of color to a plain napkin. 

 

Instead of the traditional Happy Birthday banner we did Sweet Dreams to follow our slumber party theme. This is now hanging in my daughter’s bedroom. So fun to be able to use it as decor later as well.

 

Who says tissue poms have to be solid colors. I love the polka dots. These are also hanging in my daughters room. 

 

We started the evening with pizza making. We used pie dishes from the dollar store to hold each girl’s pizza. This kept all the toppings in place and not all over my kitchen. They all got to personalize their pizzas with their favorite toppings.

 

For dessert the birthday girl wanted an ice cream bar. The girls LOVED this. Set out a variety of toppings and styles of cones. Let them go crazy!

 

The birthday candle for the birthday girl.

 

Every slumber party needs popcorn and a movie. These cute popcorn boxes made cute perfect individual portions.

 

For the late night fun we had glow sticks ready.

 

We created a fun table with the party favors. All fitting the slumber party theme of course.

 

I created these paper fans from the same silver glitter paper we used everywhere else. They were the perfect addition to our favor table. The background was a board covered in cute wrapping paper.

 

I found these cute toiletry bags in the Target dollar spot. We filled them with nail polish, nail files, nail stickers, and lip gloss.

 

We bought slippers from the dollar tree (we added a cute bow).

 

Each girl brought a doll to the party. For party favors my daughter helped me make these fleece no sew sleeping bags for the dolls. You can find a tutorial here

 

The girls had a blast with a photo prop wall. We hung a piece of fabric and have them all sorts of dress up objects. They were so goofy!

 

Our last activity of the evening was coloring pillow cases. I traced each girl’s name with black onto plain white pillow cases I purchased on amazon. We provided multiple colors of fabric markers. I placed a piece of cardboard between the layers of fabric so it would not leak through. They colored during our movie time. 

 

For breakfast we had a waffle bar. Assembly style bars were kind of the theme for the food. haha! It made for a lot of elements to prep but the girls loved picking and choosing what they wanted.

 

We dressed up cute glass milk bottles with ribbon and polka dot straws for the morning beverages.

 

Pjs, behead hair, and piles of waffles were the perfect way to end the party. 

 

You can find the printable package in my shop here

 

And of course a matching invitation here.

March 29th, 2017

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I have so many fun parties to share with you over the next few weeks/months. I am playing catch up once again after taking a bit of a break from blogging. A family of 6 causes that to happen once in a while. Watch for some fun new themes that have been added to 5M.

For my daughter’s 9th birthday she wanted a theme both girls and boys would enjoy. After much thinking we landed on bowling. Who doesn’t love to bowl? The party mom in me cringed a little as I wasn’t sure what this would mean for decor. I requested a couple of end lanes so I could have a wall to do my table against. It worked perfectly. We carried in tubs of decor as ready to go as it could possibly be and set everything up in about 20 minutes prior to the party. Don’t be afraid to decorate even at an off site party location.
Girl Bowling Party Printable Party Package by 5M Creations

 

This cake was a special request by my 9 year old after letting her loose on pinterest. She fell in love. A local baker made it happen for us.Bowling Cake- Girl Bowling Party Printable Party Package by 5M Creations

 

I love this bowling party centerpiece trio. Those shoes!!! Centerpiece circles are one of my favorite ways to add the theme into my space. They can be on the larger side like this box set up or just single circles in a container. I also use them on the front of  things like buckets holding favor. The glitter 9 was actually a 6 I used at her baking party . Flipped over and tada! Bowling Centerpiece - Girl Bowling Party Printable Party Package by 5M Creations

 

I lucked out that this toy bowling set my kids had matched the colors. Think outside the box when choosing decor. Don’t be afraid to look around the house for things you may already have. I love re-purposing things.

 

Our printable Happy Birthday bowling banner has cute stripes and fun bowling pin images. It can be personalized as well. Banners are such a great way to add big impact. Use them as your backdrop or across the front of a table like this.Bowling Banner - Girl Bowling Party Printable Party Package by 5M Creations

 

I am in love with the bowling pin banner! Easy to string together and small enough to use anywhere in the party. How cute are those bowling pins?Bowling Banner - Girl Bowling Party Printable Party Package by 5M Creations

 

I loved that our bowling alley let us set up our party space right at the lanes vs a party room. It made it easy for the kids to come and go as they ate. Plus we got to enjoy our decor the whole party. Not just for 30 minutes at the end.Girl Bowling Party Printable Party Package by 5M Creations

 

These cute bowling images made the perfect centerpieces for the table. Mini galvanized buckets are one of my favorite containers for a single centerpiece. They are a great neutral base that can be dressed up with ribbon in your party colors. Bowling Centerpiece - Girl Bowling Party Printable Party Package by 5M Creations Bowling Centerpiece - Girl Bowling Party Printable Party Package by 5M Creations

 

Each place setting had a bubble gum tube with our printable bowling favor tag.Bowling Party Favor - Girl Bowling Party Printable Party Package by 5M Creations

 

The kids all had a blast bowling. They could have stayed all night.Girl Bowling Party Printable Party Package by 5M Creations

Girl Bowling Party Printable Party Package by 5M Creations

Girl Bowling Party Printable Party Package by 5M Creations

 

My printable Girl Bowling birthday party package is available in the etsy shop.

Girl Bowling Party Printable Party Package by 5M Creations

 

A matching Bowling Party invitation in several version can also be found in the etsy shop. Bowling Invitation - Girl Bowling Party Printable Party Package by 5M Creations

 

I also have a more classic colored retro bowling party decoration packageRetro Bowling Party Printable Party Package by 5M Creations Bowling Invitation - Bowling Party Printable Party Package by 5M Creations

You can also find several banners and cupcake toppers sold individually.

Thank you for stopping by. Be sure to check out more 5M parties on Instagram or on Facebook.

February 24th, 2017

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This customer party is so much fun. There is something magical about a sweet tea party! This party features our printable Tea Party decoration package

 

The Tea party happy birthday banner features some pinks and blues with a mix of polka dots and stripes. I love it against this paisley backdrop.

 

Cupcakes in cute tea cup wrappers are the cutest touch. A scalloped frame adds a bit of whimsy to a traditional topper. Sweet tea cups, cupcakes, and tea pots are the perfect addition to the cupcakes.

 

What tea party is complete without stacks of tea cups in all shapes, colors and sizes? Mixing and matching adds to the charm.

 

This table is breathtaking. Adding a classic lace tablecloth over the top of a plastic colored tablecloth gives an elegant soft touch of pink to the table and makes for easy clean up. Use different sizes and heights of serving trays on your tablescape.

 

These chair tutus soften the harsh metal folding chair. They can be multi purpose serving as a party favor for the guests to take home.

 

How beautiful are these place settings? A mix of paper and china makes this table budget friendly. I love the look of the pop of color with the elegant china.  Check your local goodwill for great deals on mix and match china pieces. 

 

Every tea party needs finger foods. Mix and match sweet and savory foods of all kinds to create a lunch for your guests. I love the watermelon cut out with a flower cookie cutter. Beads were glued to the end of toothpicks to make a sparkly server for cheese cubes. Put fruit and veggies in polka dot cups to dress them up.

 

 

Sweet pearls dress up the place setting and the girls will be so excited to receive them. 

 

Our printable Tea Party printable centerpiece circles make a cute display on any table. The metal tea cup used is amazing!

 

The girls decorated these tea party hats with faux flowers. The hats are made from paper plates and bowls. So creative!

 

The bases for these purses were made from card board boxes and decorated by the girls as well.

 

So sweet!

 

At the end of the party each girl took home a box with the leftover goodies.

 

I love all of the special details that were incorporated into this party!

 

You can find the matching printables for this party in my etsy shop

February 17th, 2017

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Summer is coming to an end but I am enjoying it through this party just a little bit longer. Camping is one of our favorite summer activities. What is more perfect than a Camping Birthday Party! Turn your backyard into your own campground and add our printable decorations for a fun theme. If you live in places where summer weather lasts into the September and October there is still time to host your own camping party.

camping party ideas by 5M Creations

I love this cute camping themed party table complete with picnic basket, our printable camping party centerpiece and happy birthday banner in the background. This creative mom utilized our printable camping party cupcake toppers and party circles in lots of places throughout the party.Camping party decorations by 5M Creations

I am always looking for creative ways to feed guests at my parties. Of course camping means roasting hotdogs over a fire. Camping party ideas by 5M Creations

Serve them up in a metal pie tin for easy clean up and a fun rustic look. Even party food can fit your theme.Camping party food ideas by 5M Creations

Who says smores have to be plain? Create a gourmet smores station for your party guests. Who needs birthday cake? Smores Tower- Camping party ideas by 5M Creations

I love how this customer went all out with the decor. Even the dolls got in on the camping party fun.American Girl Camping - Camping party ideas by 5M Creations

This cute camping favor station featured flashlights, a bear needing adopted, and trail mix. See the cute mini banner? That is made from our printable cupcake toppers. What a fun use for them.Camping party favors- Camping party ideas by 5M Creations

Having an activity to keep the kids busy is a must for any party. These girls enjoyed a scavenger hunt around their campground. What a perfect party game alternative. Camping party scavenger hunt by 5M Creations

An outdoor movie is the perfect end to a camping slumber party.Camping party ideas by 5M Creations

Treat your guests with a yummy yogurt parfait bar for a quick post camping breakfast.Camping Breakfast - Camping party ideas by 5M Creations

Camping cupcake toppers in cute mini cinnamon rolls.Camping Cupcake Toppers - Camping party ideas by 5M Creations

Check out our full printable camping birthday party decoration package. A boy version is coming soon!camping printable party line - Camping party ideas by 5M Creations

And don’t forget a matching invitation.Camping printable party invitation - Camping party ideas by 5M Creations

Don’t forget to check out my old blog for more parties.

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August 29th, 2016

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