Pinterest Inspired Birthday Parties

by Sabrina James

Pinterest Inspired Birthday Parties

We rounded up the best birthday party supplies on Pinterest: fab homemade invites, unique birthday cake recipes, and more! Follow Parenting on Pinterest for more super-fun party ideas!


Make caterpillars with pom-poms and pipe cleaners, and slip into mason jars (12-pack, $10; with leaf invites. How-to:

Arty Party

Add glitter-paper splats to custom palette invitations ($2 each; How-to:

Lego Mania

Construction paper and foam stickers are all you’ll need. How-to:

Get Buzzed

Embellish jars, cups, and straws with printable templates ($20;

Monster Craze

Make a pin-the-eye(s)-on-the-monster game with poster board, crepe paper, and scrapbook paper. How-to:

Alien Invasian

Adorn cake pops with gummy lips. More info:

Lollipop Lovin’

Add food coloring to cake layers, top with lollipops. More info:

Cool Melt

Use chocolate ganache and a waffle cone to top this ice cream cake. How-to:

Sweet Shop

Add texture to a simple white cake with crumbled rock candy. More info:

Snap Happy

Fill these DIY boxed cameras ($11 for template; with a surprise.

Candy Craze

Jazz up your basic lollipop with these cute covers (ten for 13;

Wise Owl

Spruce up a brown paper bag with cardstock. How-to:

Paper Kisses

Cut cardstock into a star and fold edges up to create a favor box. How-to: