Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Reese's Purple Zebra 3rd Birthday Party

Reese's 3rd birthday party was WILD! We had 16 little zebras running around :) We couldn't have asked for a better turn out! It was chilly out but no one seemed to care ;) Enjoy the pictures!!! (details at bottom)

Calling All Purple Zebras!!

The Dessert Buffet

Purple Sprinkles Cake

Purple Zebra Cake with Cake Glaze

Cupcake Towers

Candied Popcorn, Pretzels, & M&Ms

I need to say THANK YOU to Aunt Ashley for doing a fabulous job making this:
Pin The Tail On The Zebra

Glue the Stripes on the Zebra

Z is for Zebra Coloring Station

Purple Zebra Ball Pit

Favors: Mini Pinatas To-Go

The girls got bracelets made by my sister

Party Like An Animal! Zebra Mask Favors

The Birthday Girl (notice the purple nails)!

Mason, Reese & Emma


Elise & Sarah

Mason, Emma, Reese & "Banana"

Reese Coloring Her Purple Zebra with "Banana"

The Sweatman Men

Pin the tail on the zebra was a lot of fun!

Sarah was the winner (prize: zebra coloring book)

What's a Party without a Pinata?!

Josh gave the pinata a beating!

Elise used a one handed technique :)

Sarah got after it!

"Banana" loosened it up!

Zachary created a weak spot!

Ezekiel almost busted it!

Shae got the candy flying!

Papa & Aunt Ashley

Our Long Distance Travelers: Papa, Uncle Nathan & Shae

Kasi & Mason

Singing Happy Birthday got a bit overwhelming for this little zebra:

Recruiting help to blow out the candles

Purple Rainbow Cake with Sprinkles

Purple Zebra Cake

Since Reese didn't want to wear her party hat, Uncle Kenneth decided to be a champ!

Our Littlest Zebra had some good babysitters while Mommy & Daddy were focused on Reese:
Scarlett & Great Grandma

Scarlett & Meme

Scarlett & Nana

Scarlett & Uncle Nathan

Scarlett & Papa

Scarlett & Aunt Ashley & Future Uncle Victor


Wiped Out!

THANK YOU to each and every "zebra" who helped Reese celebrate turning THREE!!!  I wasn't able to capture pictures of every zebra but we know who you are ;) We couldn't have had such a wonderful party without you!

Zebra Ballons/Candles/Plates/Napkins: Hobby Lobby
Zebra Party Hat: made by me (zebra felt, stiff Pellon, and a purple boa)
Purple Zebra Tissue Poms: made by me (tutorial)
Purple Sprinkles Cake: made by me using Funfetti cake mix, Regal Purple Gel Food Coloring, homemade buttercream icing & Lavender nonpareil sprinkles (inspiration)
Purple Zebra Cake: made by me using this recipe & I added a cake glaze since it tasted a little plain without
Birthday Girl Shirt: Etsy
Littlest Zebra Outfit: Walmart
Mini Pinatas To Go: made by me
Treat Cones: made by me (tutorial)
Zebra Masks: made by me (image printed on cardstock and modge podged to foam)
Pin the Tail: made by my sister freehand using felt
Zebra Coloring Pages: here
Glue the Stripes: here
Zebra Ball Pit: is a zebra pool we already had from Target
Purple Zebra Pinata: made by me (tutorial)

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