It's a Pawty! Puppy Party First Birthday (Part 1)


Puppy Dog Themed Birthday Party Ideas for Kids

I'm BACK!! Well, only for a brief moment. Life is still as busy as a cat on a hot tin roof...but more on that in a moment. Today I'm dropping by to share with you all the birthday party we threw for Baby B a few weekends ago. Yes, can you believe he's already ONE?! Fastest year of my life! B loves terrorizing playing with our doxies so it only seem natural that we throw him a dog themed party, specifically a wiener dog one.

Puppy Dog Birthday Party Ideas


I started planning this party months in advance, which was a good thing BOTH for me AND the lives of my loved ones. Not only am I a tad bit obsessed when it comes to party details (too bad I can't be this way with exercising!) but I also like to make and create as many things as I can myself.
I totally worked my Silhouette Cameo like a dog (pun intended) for this party! I had so much fun creating all of the paper goodies like the invites, birthday banner, food tents, and tags. 

Dog party dessert table

Dog themed party food labels

We had the party at our home and rented out a tent for the day. 
The dessert table was one of my favorite things to work on. The tissue garland was found at Target and ended up being the inspiration for the party's color theme. 
Who am I kidding? Do you really think I would do anything with out using the color blue? #ihaveissues
Outside of that I managed to find a lot of other party goodies at the Dollar Store and Party City.
 A full source list will be made available at the end of my ramblings.
 (PS. Let's just clarify the above pic was taken before the "pupcakes" arrived in case you were wondering if I ate them all).

All of the food was labeled with dog-themed names. For the dessert table we had blueberry flavored "pupcorn", vanilla"pupcakes", puppy chow, and dog biscuits (Scooby snacks).

Birthday Party popcorn ideas


Puppy chow for dog birthday party

Puppy dog birthday cupcakes

One the main food table I set up a little hot dog bar along with some more themed food such as "dog house salad",  "good boy baked beans", "pawtato salad", and "pawtato chips".

Kid's dog themed party food table

Hot Dog Bar for kid's puppy party

Do you know how excited I was when I stumbled upon these adorable-perfectly-appropriately-party-color-hot dog holders?! I practically did the running man right there in the middle of the store aisle.

Hot dogs for kid's puppy party

And since my guests only deserve the best , we had them wash down their food with some "toilet water".
50/50 Hawaiian Blue Punch and Sprite. It was a hit with the kiddos!

dog birthday party food

The kids also got to eat off of these cute doggie plates I found at the Dollar Store.
Double bonus was they served as favors too!

dog birthday party decorations

Phew....so that's a wrap for PART 1 folks!
I still have some more fun "pawty" stuff to share so make sure to drop by again soon.

In other news, last we spoke here on the blog I had mentioned that we had put our house on the market?
Well, in case you don't follow DN on Instagram or Facebook we sold it! AND we're already in our new home! That's right the buyers gave us 3 weeks before they kicked us to the curb. So that along with throwing this party seven days before the move explains my absence. My life is still cuckoo crazy so it will be awhile before I am back blogging on a regular basis and the shop will remain closed until further notice.
Thank you though to all of you who still drop by to check in on me (yes, I'm still alive) and to those of you who still drop by the blog (MMMM....big, wet granny kiss!)


PARTY SOURCE LIST
*Invitations, birthday banner, tags, food tents, mini party hat- Delightfully Noted (yours truly)
*Dessert table tassle garland (I rehung it on a green clothes line I found at the Dollar Store)
and table cloth-Target
*Dachshund (spray painted white) and glass dog treat jars-Home Goods
*Paw print dog bowls, puppy plates, green topping bowls, mini silverware bucket organizer, blue dot food trays-Dollar Store
*Green & white striped napkins-Michaels
*Popcorn bags,party plates, cups, silverware and solid color tablecloths-Party City
*Hot dog holders- Five Below
Mini doxie cake topper (next to the beverage dispenser)-Cock the Shutter on Etsy

If I forgot anything let me know!

Edited: Check out Part 2 here !





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10 comments

Michelle Paige said...

Su'paw! Way to raise the 'woof'! Such a 'pup'tastic party! I love all the details and the puns!! Your hotdog menu was awesome and the décor-- amazing! What a great party, I can't wait to see more!

Our Pinteresting Family said...

I love it all...especially the toilet water..lol. Love that you used the Boon Lawn drying piece too. Genius!! What a lucky boy!

Lindsay @ Delighted Momma said...

This is freaking adorable!! You did not skimp on any details. What a good momma you are!

mari of {crab+fish} said...

I don't know HOW I missed this! Love all the details, you missed nothing!

Heather A said...

Seriously, the CUTEST ever! You did a super pup'tastic party, I'm in awe! Pinned!

Kimberly M said...

I love the puppy chow and pupcorn! So clever! Pinning onto my kids birthday party idea board!

Tricia Goodmama said...

This is really adorable! I love all the details. The little bone sprinkles on the cupcakes are so cute.

Heather O'Neill said...

Oh my goodness! I am due with a baby boy in January but have been casually browsing baby boy 1st birthday ideas just to see what's out there since we have a girl now and that's all I know...I have hated everything I have seen but I ADORE this theme! HOW CUTE!!!!!

Bianca G said...

Cutest little puppy party ever!! Never thought about a party theme like this. Love it!

Unknown said...

Where did you get the white bone-shaped picture frame? It'd be great to have!

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