Real Party Submissions – Fireman Theme

We are very excited to start up with this new feature – Real Party Submissions.  Your chance to show us how creative you are.  Our first one featured is from Louise and Taryn of Sunshine Parties.  Take a look at Thomas’ 5th Fireman birthday party and get Taryn’s tips to create this party yourself.

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A brick wall was used as a background and I then made a crepe paper background that sat against the wall with a Happy Birthday Banner. Naturally, I used vibrant red, yellow and orange as my main colors and then black as a secondary color. The red fire hydrants were made out of plastic plumbing parts and put together and spray painted by my hubby.

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The yummy chocolate cupcakes http://www.justeasyrecipes.co.za/2009/08/26/cupcakes-chocolate/ were iced with red, yellow and orange. I popped the cupcake toppers on top and that was that. I dotted the cupcakes at the base of the cake stand acting as “fire” and then cut out some flames (included in the full party package https://www.etsy.com/listing/238195055/fireman-birthday-party-printables?ref=shop_home_active_1&ga_search_query=fireman) to stick around the inside of the cake stand. And then I made a chocolate cake http://www.justeasyrecipes.co.za/2009/08/26/chocolate-cake/ and placed a toy fire engine on top. Thomas LOVED it and it was super easy….

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Some of the food options used were chocolate bars with red wrappers and labelled them FIREHOUSE POLES. A strip of red chevron washi tape around the top of the jar as well as some red electrical tape and placed a fireman’s hat on top of the jar. Red liquorice was found at a local shop and labelled FIRE HYDRANTS, I placed them in a small glass/mason jar. A jar of massive marshmallows came with a red ribbon and this was definitely going to be called FIREMAN’S FOAM. I also added some fruit to the fiery mix, I called these fruit kebabs (strawberries alternated with pieces of pineapple) FLAMING FIRE FRUIT STICKS.

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For drinks, I served water as FIRETRUCK WATER and juice as FIRETRUCK FUEL (Juice/water dispenser was an absolute win). Tea, coffee and ice teas were served for the adults. For something different and a healthier option, I decided to serve water for the kids in little bottles and called them “FIRE EXTINGUISHERS”.

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We love this colourful party with some real creative ideas you can do at home. Take a look at their etsy shops to buy the printables and please email us katie@lesenfants.co.uk with your party submissions.

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