Knight Birthday Party for a Nine Year Old Boy

by Heather Bock

I was excited when Mr. C wanted to have a knight themed party for his ninth birthday (which was actually in February–a little late posting) because I knew it would be fun to make the decorations. I was also just excited that he’s still willing to have me decorate big for his parties and have it at home–that won’t last forever!  Continue reading

Upside Down and Backwards Birthday Party

Little E is not a girl who likes to conform to the norm very much, so her idea of an upside down and backwards birthday party fit her personality well. I found a few ideas on Pinterest, but Little E also helped me with ideas.

I created the invitation with Canva.


We asked the girls to come with their clothes on backwards, and they did!


Here are some of our upside down and backwards decorations–streamers and banners hung low instead of high and balloons hung from the ceiling instead of right side up filled with helium. I stuck the balloons on the ceiling with masking tape–it stayed well. Continue reading