Chocolate Lady Bugs;
[Decorated by the birthday girl herself]
Chocolate & Peanut Butter Spiders;
Drinks were Pink Milk (Charlie & Lola style), of course.
The children were also given bugs antennae (on the left) to wear on their heads.
The inspiration for the cake was taken from the invitations;
And leftover fabric was used to add a bit of colour to the tables;
I also made mini butterfly cakes and chocolate snails...
The birthday girl was very excited about her party and ecstatic to receieve entirely pink gifts, including a pair of rollerblades. (Thank you Mimi and Poppy - Can we send you the hospital bills?!?!)
Nearly every birthday card had butterflies and one creative aunty made her own wrapping paper in the theme (I was so impressed!)
The first game we played was Pass-the-Parcel. Inside each layer was one of these little wind-up toys (in keeping with the beetles, bugs and butterflies theme);
Which was then used for our next game.... A different version of 'Pin-The-Tail-On-The Donkey', we played 'Feed-The-Lady-Bug';
(After all the children had a turn, the parents and grandparents raced each other!)
It was so much fun.
Soon it was time to go inside and sing Happy Birthday and eat the cake!
I used the same fabric as the invitations to make little swing tags for the children's goody bags. Inside were some crafty items in our Beetles, Bugs and Butterflies theme, as well as wooden clips with bugs on them, a party crown and balloons to take the party home!
Thank you to those who came along and shared in celebrating Liv's 4th Birthday!