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Pretty Purple Party

My baby turned 4, and we celebrated with a Pretty Purple Party! She loves purple, and it was so fun to plan a party around just one color! We have lots of purple for the girls, so I pulled out their purple kitchen and items from the girls fancy room to add to the fun! Enter our world of purple and at the end of this post, I’ll share where I found some of the elements. Pretty Purple Party tablepurple party wig  cake pops

sprinkle banner cake

daughter and mom

birthday girl

juice box printable  party attendees party candies party food party pictures   party table party tablescape

 

party thank you gift pinwheels and lanterns  puple picture frame purple girl purple party chair    purple picture

birthday cake

drink station

Why not bring down the purple dresser and chair (below) from my Girls Fancy Room?

purple sisters

cry if I want to

{A brief moment of sadness when she fell down playing “pink, pink, purple” (think duck, duck, goose) and she needed to sit alone for a minute.}

room pull back shot

party sleeper

party room

 

momma and daughter

 

Purple Party Printables–Love the Day blog

Turn  your image into one color tutorial (mantel frame)–Capturing Joy

Sprinkle Cake–3 Marie’s Catering

Cake Pops–Mon Aimee Cake Pops and Sweets

Glitter Frame–Cut It Out

Purple wig

Candy: Purple swirl lollipops / Purple tootsie roll frooties /Purple flower sweet tarts/Purple grape gummy bears/Grape Fruit Slices/Grape Licorice Twist/

Purple flowers (giant “4″)

Purple ceramic fruit containters–Michael’s Craft Store

Purple paper pennant banner–my cute teenage friend Kaylee and me

Purple 3 tier fabric table cloth–my awesome friend who wants to remain nameless (want a tutorial?)

Purple lanterns, scrapbook paper for pinwheels, silk flowers, frame–Hobby Lobby

purple party collage

Do you feel like you were there AT the party? What is your favorite element in the purple party??  The table skirt, cake pops, and the wig are among my faves, besides the most adorable 4 year old I know!

I’d love it if you pin or share all of the fun!

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Kristen Duke

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  1. 1

    i love it all!! but, especially the smile on her cute face in that photo with you holding the cake. off to pin, because these great ideas will work for any color-themed party.
    jamie@eighteen25 recently posted..[Past Projects] Teacher AppreciationMy Profile

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      Kristen Duke says:

      awww, I like that cake/smile smirk, too;) It was SO fun to work with one color and lots of patterns–I want to do another color party now!!

  2. 3

    Love the purple party. Do you think your friend would do a tutorial on the table cloth. It’s really cute.
    Deborah recently posted..My first bloom of springMy Profile

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      Kristen Duke says:

      Deborah, I think I’m going to work on that because it’s fabulous, isn’t it??? Will put that in the works!

  3. 5

    um… adorable!! the end!
    oh and thanks for sharing the purple treats!! :)

  4. 7

    My fav. colour is purple.
    I thoroughly enjoyed this ;)

  5. 9

    that pic where you’re holding her cake w/ candles and she’s looking at you with the cutest look IS MY FAVORITE! such a great moment captured :) Love this . Even though I will never do a purple party, I love the idea of doing a color themed party! all the details and little touches were so cute! that wig is awesome, I want one! xoxo

  6. 11

    I love this!! With the long hair she looks so much like you :)

    It looks like it was great fun!
    Aline recently posted..20 weeks – half way there {Pregnancy}My Profile

  7. 13

    What I fun idea for a party theme! You are the cutest mom!
    McKenzie @ Girl Loves Glam recently posted..Crap I learned at SnapMy Profile

  8. 15

    Wow! That is so awesome. I am totally not letting my children see this, then they’ll know me for the lame-o mom that I am ;)

    What a fabulous memory for her to know that you made such a fun party just for her!
    Caroline recently posted..organize this: my purseMy Profile

  9. 17

    Wow Kristen! You make parties like a pro! I loved everything! The bunting on the cake is gorgeous and the whirlwinds are so so cute, yet simple. You nailed it!
    Would you host a baby shower for me ;)?

    • 18
      Kristen Duke says:

      If only we lived closer! I love party planning!!! The pinwheels/whirlwinds were a last minute decision, and I love how it turned out!

  10. 19

    how fun! i never thought about having a “color” themed party! loving the pink pink purple game!!! i also want to know where you got you giant fork and spoon!
    kimbowest recently posted..ariel beach cover upMy Profile

  11. 21

    So stinkin’ cute, Kristen! Happy birthday to my cute little niece! Love all the purpleness. I think my fav parts were the purple wigs and the table skirt. :D

  12. 23

    Good golly…I should have sent Delaney to party with Calli since her bday was 4 days later. I’m a bad mama, we didn’t do anything “fancy”…just bought her lots of Loopsy’s! (:
    Lolly Jane recently posted..egg topiary tutorialMy Profile

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      Kristen Duke says:

      You most certainly are not a bad mama! I know you do other fun things…parties just happen to be my fave!

  13. 25

    So cute. How do I hire you to do all of my parties?
    Emma Jo recently posted..Here and there, this and that.My Profile

  14. 27

    Going with one color does make party planning much easier. Everything looked so festive. I bet all of the kids had a great time. Even the boys came dressed accordingly. Thanks for sharing.

    • 28
      Kristen Duke says:

      Yes, I suggested purple, gray, or white, and they all did it!! Always thinking about the pictures…

  15. 29

    This is so cute! What a great idea to do a color theme! I love how all of the children are dressed in purple too:)
    Shannon {Cozy Country Living} recently posted..Raisin Bran Buttermilk MuffinsMy Profile

  16. 30

    Oh my cuteness! I love it! The pic of the kiddos in purple is so sweet! Will you throw me a purple party ;)
    jamie recently posted..Dirty Laundry {The Honest Company}My Profile

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    Nicole says:

    I love each and every purple detail. So fun!

  18. 33

    Very cute party! I would have never thought to do a party theme around a color.

  19. 34

    Looks like a very cute birthday party! I would have never thought to do a party theme around a color. Love it, especially the wig.

  20. 36

    Sweet idea! love all the purple. great dessert table, too!
    Kelly

  21. 37

    Just visiting from Made U Look Link party, oh wow I just love this purple party, it is seriously cute! I have pinned it too, I am thinking about a Rarity My Little Pony party for my daughter and I could definitely use some of the Purple ideas!
    Lisa recently posted..The Summer Social Dress {free tutorial and pattern size 2 & 6}My Profile

  22. 38

    What a great idea for a party! I love the wig!!

  23. 39

    Wow this was an amazing party you did! I love every element you added! I am a new follower from southern charm! I would love for you to check out my blog and hopefully you will want to follow me back! happy weekend, Nicole
    Nicole recently posted..Space Party in Second Grade!My Profile

  24. 40

    My daughter loves purple! Her birthday is coming up, and this purple party is really giving me some great ideas! Thanks for the inspiration.
    Anne recently posted..Homemade SalsaMy Profile

  25. 41

    My daughter loves purple, and since her birthday is coming up, this post is giving me some inspiring ideas. Thanks!

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    What a gorgeous party!! I just had my first girl, she’s 3 months old and I’m so excited to plan girly parties. I love the theme as a color!
    Jen recently posted..Pretty Palette: Tropical EleganceMy Profile

  28. 45

    Congrats! You are being featured tomorrow on Made in a Day! Thanks for linking up last week!

    Kim

  29. 47

    Kristen, this is so pretty! I’m so excited to have you as a party of our Summer Party series! You’re gonna kill it! :)

  30. 48

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! Saw this featured over at Thirty Handmade Days and had to stop by and pin it! And while I was here, I subscribed to your site and followed you on Facebook, so I don’t miss another great idea. :)

    I hope you’ll drop by I Dig Pinterest soon!
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  31. 50

    Wow! I don’t consider myself a big fan of purple, but this is making me change my mind. Everything is just gorgeous, I especially adore that ruffled tablecloth! Love the cute photo of the two of you together at the end. What a fun mom you are!

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