Friday, September 7, 2012

Lily's Candy Bar Party

No detail was left to chance on Lily's Candy Bar Party. Inspired by a love of Dylan's Candy Bar, my friend Kim set out to recreate her famous candy bar party. Months or ordering, coordinating and organizing lead to this spectacular 9th birthday celebration that has been the talk of the town! Each place setting was a masterpiece in in itself and the coordination of all the colors - so perfectly done. The party included a Step and Repeat ( my favorite) for photos along with fun accessories for getting dressed up, chocolate bar, candy bar, snow cones, frames to decorate and fabulous little buckets full of girlie goodies including nail polish and lip gloss. What a fun and fabulous celebration!
Adorable star lollipops and sheets of dots lined each plate.

Can you see these candy straws? Ummm LOVE!!
Striped fabric completed the look of the table. We added HPD Medium Round Stickers to the cups to tie into the theme. Did I mention we worked for hours the night before??!!

Candy bar for about 30 seconds...
Love this display of Rock Candy.
If you are planning a candy bar - marshmallows is a great way to fill up a big jar.
Don't blink at this candy table or you will miss the candy is how I felt one the girls arrived. They made a bee line for the table and grabbed the bag with their name on it and filled it to the top. Literally 5 minutes and the candy table was "no more". I think that's the way it should be!
We made tags for the candy with HPD large round stickers. I am glad had little helpers with the Small Round Stickers on the Hershey's Kisses.

This girls went crazy for these little buckets filled with goodies.  Love the 8 ball. "Will the party be a huge success?" " It is decidedly so!"

Kim purchased wood frames and stickers and markers for the kids to decorate. The girls could then put a photo from the step and repeat in the frame after the party. Great idea!!

A great shot of the birthday girl, Lily, and her mom in front of the custom step and repeat. I have no idea how Kim looks so fab as I mentoined it was a late night and an early wake up to get everthing ready on time! We used the 2 lollipop images along with the invitations to make the Step and Repeat.

This cake was AMAZING!!! Our only recommendation is that the baker use spell check next time! (check out how Birthday is missing a letter!!!)

One of my fav pictures - Lily, Lauren and long time friend, Ella. Beautiful girls!
Mommy and birthday girl - photo strategically taken to edit out part of the cake.

Little sister Lauren  all dressed up and ready to party!

Birthday Girl - All Smiles! What are we going to do next year?

New Stripe Style for Hampton Paper Invitations.
Thanks to Kelsey Gerhard from  Kelsey Gerhard Phototraphy for allowing us to post her amazing photos that captured the party.

Invitations, Stickers on Cups, Goodie Buckets and Candy Bar from Hampton Paper Designs.

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