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The summer months means sunshine, get-togethers and parties in our family! With boys galore, I love sharing and planning parties the little beauties in our crew while making sure the other children feel included! A FROZEN party celebration doesn’t have to be just for the girls! I put together this FROZEN party for my cousin and used FROZEN party supplies as a great starting point for creating a birthday party on a budget. As we get ready to celebrate the festivities, I put together this party tablescape with inspiration from my American Greetings goodies.
I mixed and matched the elements for Anna + Elsa with Olaf. By putting together products from two different perspectives, I can cater to everyone that will be coming to the soiree! This life-size Elsa decoration makes the perfect decor, but also doubles as an opportunity for a game (Pin the Braid on Elsa) or a great space for autographs and birthday wishes from guests. When the party is over, you can move into your home as a nice wall decoration to remember the occasion!
I picked up everything we needed to throw a beautiful party! Tablecloths, table decorations, wall decorations, plates, napkins, masks and tiaras. Plenty for everyone to choose from and the inspiration for creating delicious eats! Utilizing colorful baskets, bins and jars of different shapes and sizes makes the table look interesting and full of depth.
When planning snacks, I love creating elements that can be used in more than one way. This helps to get more bang for my buck and makes day of party prep that much simpler. To make our treats, you’ll need to put together these simple candy carrot noses. Simply melt white melting chocolate and use food coloring to get the right shade of orange. Once finished, use a skewer to create the triangle shape you’re looking for. Let set in the refrigerator and they can be removed once you are ready to serve!
The first sweet eat are these adorable Olaf in Winter cups!
To create, you need a jumbo marshmallow, vanilla pudding cups, pretzel sticks, your candy noses, and melted chocolate. First, break pretzel in half and assemble arms. Use a tiny amount of frosting or pudding to attach nose to the marshmallow. Then, melt chocolate and use a skewer to apply the eyes and mouth. Once dry, add on top of the pudding cups for for a wintry snowman creation!
The next fun activity and snack are the Build Your Own Olaf cookies! Simply mix up a batch of your favorite sugar cookies. Provide frosting, chocolate chips, pretzel sticks and candy noses. Let the children go crazy creating their very own version of Olaf to add to their Anna & Elsa plate!
The assembly of this cookie seems pretty simple, but this is just a guide! Make a snowy creation that best reflects your personal preference. The children will have a blast creating!
Since we’re throwing our party in the summertime, I also added a unique element – Olaf in Summer Jello cups! These meltable cuties are a fun addition to your FROZEN party and SO simple to make! Pour blue Jello into clear punch cups and let set. Top with crushed graham crackers for the “beach” and top with a pile of misshapen whipped cream, giving that melted look. Top with chocolate chips and a candy nose! Then, you’ll finally see what FROZEN things do in Summmmmmmmer!
The final element is one that I am particularly excited about: DIY Mason Jar Snowglobes. With a few simple supplies, you can create a beautiful favor for party guests to take home. I even made one for my own dresser!
You will need: mason jars (size is up to you), star ice cubes, glitter, sequins, glitter blast spray paint, glycerin (found in the craft aisles or near the bandages/first aid section of Walmart).
The first step is to spray paint your ice cubes on all sides with spray paint. Let dry completely. Then, use a hot glue gun to attach the stars to the lid. Next, fill the water glass about 90% full and add your glitter and sequins, stirring along the way. Lastly, add a few drops of glycerin and seal tightly. Voila! The perfect FROZEN party favor and guest favorite!
Use a decorative tray and bin to showcase the craft for the day. Once completed, watch the children become mesmerized by their very own wintry scene. These simple FROZEN party hacks are simple to execute and create the perfect Winter Wonderland regardless of the season! Let the birthday celebration begin!
Ready to plan the perfect party for your favorite FROZEN fan? Head to Walmart and pick up all of the American Greetings supplies you need to create this beautiful birthday on a budget.
What elements of FROZEN would you incorporate into your summer birthday celebration?