Kara's Party Ideas Sesame Street Elmo Birthday Party | Kara's Party Ideas

This weekend I am featuring TWO GREAT

Sesame Street Birthday Parties
submitted by And Everything Sweet and Eleven Cupcakes!
This first party by Kate was all done by hand…
Kate created all the decorations herself!
She did the CAKE, SWEETS, ELMO COSTUME, etc herself too!!
WOWZERS! That is SO much work!
Way to go, Kate!
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Love these chocolate elmo pops!
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Osar’s tattoo parlor!…
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Treat/take home buckets…
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Photo op…
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“Dorothy” goldfish party favors!…
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Thanks for your submission, Kate! Amazing party!
Congratulations on being a winning weekend party feature!

And the next wonderful
Sesame Street Birthday Party
was submitted by Eleven Cupcakes!
Holly did such a GREAT job!
I just love the invitation and ribbon backdrop behind the dessert table.
Check out those cute Sesame Street Play dough favors, too!
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In Holly’s words…“While the theme for this party was sesame street, I wanted to stay away from making it too cheesy with characters everywhere. I tried instead to focus on the color scheme, which was red, yellow, green, and blue. All of the food was inspired from sesame street; pizza (elmo’s favorite food), fruit, Dorothy’s goldfish, Cookie Monster’s monster cookies, snuffle’s truffle’s, chocolate milk, cake pops, and character cupcakes. I wanted something fun and colorful for the wall behind the food table, so I tied multiple pieces of ribbon to a wooden dowel and used 3M hooks to hang it from the ceiling. I made the lamp post sign from wooden pieces I found at Michaels craft store. I also wrapped some empty boxes with colorfulwrapping paper to add some height to the table, and found the great red cake plates at Home Goods.

I bought a goldfish to set out and told all the kids that Elmo’s goldfish, Dorothy, had come to visit. They all loved him and were excited to say hi. I bought some vintage sesame street books from a local thrift store and cut out some pictures to frame for the activity stations, and to make the thank you tags. I found some vintage puzzles on amazon and had a puzzle station where kids could put the puzzles together and then make their own with blank puzzles that I found at a local craft store.

The favors were little plastic jars filled with play dough that I found on esty. I also filled cellophane bags with organic popcorn for the adults.”

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Sources:

Cake Stands: Home Goods
Green paper cups: Hey Yo Yo on Etsy, http://www.etsy.com/shop/HeyYoYo
Red and White Straws: Hey Yo Yo on Etsy, http://www.etsy.com/shop/HeyYoYo
Play dough Favors: Miss Nibbit on Etsy, http://www.etsy.com/shop/MissNibbit
Water bottle Labels: Ry Creations on Etsy, http://www.etsy.com/shop/RyCreation
Happy Birthday Banner: Burley Girl Design on Etsy, http://www.etsy.com/shop/wburley74
Lovely work, Holly! Thanks for your submission.
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27 Comments
  1. Jill@Barnes Yard says:

    Oh my word, what a fun, fun theme! LOVE the pics!

  2. Erica says:

    oh my goodness!~!! I love this :)

  3. brooke says:

    Wonderful!!! The colors are wonderful. I really love it.

  4. Cory says:

    Oh how cute!! I just made these Elmo Cupcake Toppers This last week! Fun!!!
    http://sometimesicraftmyself.blogspot.com/2011/03/revamping-etsy-shop.html

  5. Modern Mindy says:

    What a crazy fun party! Love all the colors & patterns. You'd think it would be too much, but it all works so well together!

  6. chuppakidz says:

    adorable! colorful! its a fun theme to create! check out my version of sesame street party for my 2 yr old girl – http://lovebeingpreggie.blogspot.com/search/label/ayesha%202nd%20birthday

  7. Casey Martinez says:

    holy cow this is too freaking adorable!!! I love all the color and the fun sesame street feel to all the labels and desserts! Awesome!

  8. Lauren @ Crave. Indulge. Satisfy. says:

    So fun! Love all the rainbow colors and the garland behind the dessert table! The cake and cupcakes are fabulous!

  9. Adriana says:

    Soooo cute!

  10. Kristin says:

    Love it all, especially the circle backdrop bunting! Makes me want to be a kid again! Nice job!

  11. PartyMom says:

    These are just so amazing! I know that my little girl would go bananas if she got to have a party like these! Tons of inspiration here…thanks for sharing!

  12. Ivy says:

    This is adorable and I love the elmo pops!

  13. sireze says:

    Love everything! Very creative! Would you mind sharing where you got the striped wrapping paper?

  14. Rosie says:

    Love the goldfish in bowls as party favors. Did you get feeder fish or a specific type of fish? My son's first birthday in on Feb 5. Thanks! rglobaina@yahoo.com

  15. Kaylyn L says:

    Those painted buckets are so awesome. Are they hand painted? Both parties are so crazy cute and fun.

  16. jennifer says:

    Hi, love love all the ideas I was wondering how you made the oscer tatto sign? And where you got the elmo tags for the fish bowls. My son bday is right around the conner. And would love to do some of your ideas. Thanks

  17. Rachel says:

    WHere did you get that polkadot background from

    • Ashley says:

      its Wrapping Paper. i have seen it before somewhere, just cant place my finger on it. Either, Target, Walmart or the Doller Tree

  18. Carolina says:

    Beautiful Party!! Are the character’s faces on the buckets hand painted?

  19. Codi Curr says:

    Love all your ideas. My daughter will be 2 in April and she loves Elmo. Thanks for sharing your ideas!

  20. Leslie says:

    Want the Abby cadabby buckets how do I get them
    !!!

  21. Kimberly says:

    Hello, I love your party ideas. I have a question, where did u get the sesame st photo op from.my daughter is having a sesame st party and I think that would be a wonderful idea. Thanks

  22. Ashley says:

    Did you make that Happy Birthday banner for the party?

  23. FRANCISCA CAMARILLO says:

    I LOVE YOUR PARTY IDEAS

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