Hear the buzz, but run from the sting, this Queen Bee Birthday Party is full of zing!
Styled by Christi Witt out of Columbus/ OH/ USA; this adorable first birthday bash is drizzling with details as sweet as honey!
Some of which, include:
- Beehive Birthday Cake
- Honeycomb Backdrop
- Happy “Bee” Day Balloon Banner
- Honey Bee-inspired Cookies
- Wooden Honeycomb Dessert Shelves
- Bee Macarons
- And Cute Bee Themed Favors + Honeycomb Cereal Sacks!
Queen Bee Birthday Party
Christi’s party snippet-
“We nicknamed our third baby “the Queen” because of the way she commands the room, even with her two siblings running wild around her. Those eyebrows could stop an army I am telling you! So a “Queen Bee” themed party seemed to be the perfect fit for her! Not to mention an easy way to suck up to my father in law who is a beekeeper himself.
As always, I jumped online to gather some inspiration. I loved the more classic, bee themed parties and decided to go that route. Invitations by ChiccDesigns on Etsy was my first purchase.
Cake, Food and Sweets:
Then of course the cake! I contacted a local bakery and they made the beautiful buttercream beehive cake. It was perfection. I tried to keep things simple as I had limited space to work wth and only a few party guests, so I decorated one main table with some odds and ends from Target, Party City and Hobby Lobby. I decided to keep my food simple as well and did made to order grilled cheese and Panera tomato soup. I have a tradition of making my girls’ birthday party outfits so I snatched up this adorable fabric from Spoonflower and ended up having enough leftover to make pieces for my other two children to match as well. With a little help from Pinterest and allrecipes.com I faked my way through some sugar cookies and French macarons.
I snatched up some “honey” themed items from World Market for the gift bags (all for adult family members) and called it a day! It was perfectly simple and cute. A perfect party for the little Queen Bee.”
This 1st birthday party was sweet as honey! See more 1st birthday party ideas here!
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