“If I Ran the Circus” Birthday Party

Dr. Seuss always makes for great inspiration, and If I Ran the Circus provided the perfect design idea for Dylan’s birthday party. Dylan’s mom Mina found a birthday party pack that included the invitation, cupcake toppers, bunting, thank you tags, extra paper, and a welcome sign from The Candy Tree, all for an affordable price, that matched the theme perfectly. And what would a circus party be without a tent? They creatively created their own tenting with plastic picnic table covers and wooden beams. Photographer and On to Baby member Krista Mason was there to capture all the cute details.

Mina along with a friend created the centerpieces using mason jars and silver potting cans for the containers, and filled them with white gerbera daisies and greenery from the flower mart. Of course no party would be complete without a delectable dessert table, and this party definitely delivered with amazing treats from Sweet & Saucy Shop along with popcorn, cotton candy, and additional candy. Guests also got to enjoy Hawaiian food from Cherrystones Grill and Grotto in Gardena.

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Photography: Krista Mason Photography

Event Design: Mina, Dylan’s mom
Desserts, Birthday Cake, and Birthday Cake Stand Rental: Sweet & Saucy Shop
Invitation: The Candy Tree
Picnic Tables: Mckinsey’s Nursery
Mason Jars: Target
Medium and Small Tins: Ikea
Catering: CherryStones Grill & Grotto in Gardena
Balloons: LA Balloons in Glendale
Head Table and Sweet Table linens: Vini’s Party Rentals
Buffet Table and Sign-in Table Linen and Skirts: Party City
Balloon Twister: David Nguyen
Mason Jars with Perforated Daisy Design: Peak Candle

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  1. 1

    Yay! Thank you so much for the feature!!!

  2. 2
    Krista Mason says:

    Thank you so much for the feature! I love this party and all the detail that went into it! Great job Mina!

  3. 3
    Geraldine Vigilia says:

    Such a cute birthday!!! Great job!!! Was this party held at a public venue? If so, can I ask where?

  4. 4
    Heather says:

    korean baby… right?