Thursday, April 2, 2009

It's a Pampered Puppy Party!

Last Saturday, the months of planning and creating came together for Wryeton's 5th birthday puppy party. As the guests entered, they visited the grooming station where they got puppy ears, a puppy nose, and freckles. 



Next, it was on to the adoption center to pick out our puppies and stuff them with love. 
































The guests had to name their puppies and they made a dog collar using stretchy cord and pony beads. We wrote the puppy's name on a metal rimmed key tag and attached it to the dog collar. 

We  played "trainer says" but I don't have any pictures of that- sorry :( 

It was then time for cake! The kids sat down to the puppy-themed table.  I used dog bone scrapbook paper for the placemats, my 49 cent Ikea dog bowls, the topiary I worked on FOREVER, 2 black candlesticks I found at Hobby Lobby on 80% clearance, and a feather boa. 
My topiary was inspired by the topiary Party Planning Mom used at her Strawberry Shortcake party. 




After all the planning and creating, I didn't dare make my own cake! I found a shaggy dog cake from Publix and switched out their red ribbon for a pink and white polka dot bow. I really wish Fig and Ruby lived near me because their sweet puppy cake is So Cute! 

For the party favors, I made up little bags of graham cracker bones and velvet color mini-posters with my own label that coordinated with the invitations I created.  Thank you Pumpkin Petunia for the idea (although yours are a lot cuter)!!! 


Now on to plan the next birthday!! 

16 comments:

  1. One of the cutest parties I've ever seen! I love this!!!!

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  2. This is party perfection!!! I especially love the dog ears!

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  3. Im loving this party idea, how creative!

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  4. This is sooooooo adorable!

    Thanks for following my blog. It's great to "meet" new party people!

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  5. This is great!! I'm so glad you stopped by my blog. I can't wait to spend some time looking at yours.

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  6. Thanks so much for the shout-out! Your topiaries turned out fabulous. The entire party looks so awesome!

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  7. Cute party! I love the bowls on the table! very cute! I did a poodle party last month! Check it out at www.simplycreativeinsanity.blogspot.com

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  8. very cute! I love that it's puppy, but also girly and whimsical.

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  9. Those doggie bowls are over the top cuteness. thanks for sharing your party.

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  10. This is the exact theme that my daughter wants for her party. You have some fantastic ideas and the party was so beautiful. I hope I can live up to your example! Thank you for the link to the animals. I was dying when I saw the prices at Build a Bear. I almost crossed that activity off the list, but now it is definitely on the short list. I am attempting the topiary too, but don't know if I am biting off more than I can chew. Thanks again.

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  11. Cute party! Where did you find the gramcracker bones? Those are darling. Love the dog food bowls too.

    Hugs,
    Joanne

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  12. What a cute party! I love that they ate out of dog bowls. Your hard worked paid off because the topiary turned out really well!

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  13. I love this party! I'm doing a puppy party for my daughter, and was wondering what you used to for the puppy's ears? I've purchased black headbands, but haven't found anything near as cute as your pink poofs.

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  14. This is so cute and would like to do for my daughter's birthday party! I don't know how long ago this was posted but were did you purchase your dogs from? Also, were did you get the cute ears? Did you make them? Thanks for your help!

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  15. Where did you find the puppies to stuff? I am planning a puppy party for my daughter.

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