stylish pinterest worthy children’s birthday parties when you are short on time and money

let’s face it, we are always short on time and looking to save a few dollars. so how do you throw a stylish, pinterest worthy children’s birthday party when you are short on time and money? well lucky for you, we’ve done some of the legwork! here are some of our favorite children’s birthday party themes including some of our favorite tips and places to shop:

pirate party: you can find cheap eye patches at your local dollar store for party favors! and how great are these pirate party sets from minted.?!? the argh! pirate party decor set is our fave and you can get it personalized with a picture. plus, you can buy matching items so your set will include invites, stickers, table signs, table runners, cupcake toppers and more! we love one-stop shopping!


we also love to find great candy dishes and paper straws at homegoods!

princess crown party: if you are feeling extra crafty, you can make your own lace crowns using this awesome tutorial from joyfolie or you can purchase an adorable felt crown from mosey on etsy. her crowns are so unique and look adorable displayed in your little one’s room as a keepsake after their party. and if you love the party decor set idea, minted has you covered with several princess themed items to mix and match.


image © amber shader

garden tea party: you can go on a flea market and thrift shopping adventure with your little ones and collect vintage tea cups for party favors. you can also set up a cheap mini photobooth by gluing artificial flowers to an elmer’s tri-fold display board like we did in the image below.


image © amber shader

minted also has an adorable retro floral garden party decor set to match a garden tea party theme!


what are your stylish pinterest worthy children’s birthday ideas? share with us in the comments below.

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