Tuesday, April 19, 2011

1st birthday party - Favors

I wanted to do favors for Lily's baby-friends birthday party but didn't want to do the traditional "loot bag" filled with candy due to the age of her guests.


I decided to include a few small toys that would be appropriate for a one year old's birthday party.


Since the theme was cats & dogs because Lily loves cats & dogs, I included a cat or dog sucker, a cat rubber ducky, a 7-inch inflatable beach ball, and bubbles that said "Thank you for coming to Lily's first birthday party" (tutorial here)


 The toys ended up only being $1.25 per person!  I then went to Xpedx and got to-go boxes for $.25 each.  I already had the ribbon from making my organza flower headbands so each favor only costed me $1.50!


 For the name tags, I used this punch in seal of approval (2 inches wide) for the scalloped edge, and then used this punch in Round n' Round (1.5 inches wide) for the names I had printed out.  The boys got yellow favors, and the girls got pink.



7 comments:

  1. so karina wants an american idol microphone cake for her birthday. I would love your ideas on how I should make it. ~C

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  2. omg.. these are so beautiful and so affordable.. these turned out so so beautiful.. I love them! xo

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  3. sweet! i'm looking for birthday favor ideas right now. perfect timing. thank you!

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  4. They turned out really great! What a wonderful idea for favors for a little one! Happy Birthday to Lily!

    -Hannah

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  5. Your treat boxes are precious! Thanks so much for sharing at the Tuesday To Do party! Looking forward to seeing what you've been up to this week!
    Smiles!
    Jami

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