Throwing themed parties is lots of fun, but they can also come with a healthy load of stress and feelings of being overwhelmed by making sure all of the details come together seamlessly. Here are some simple ideas that bloggers have shared that will help you complete your party without the headache.
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Purple Candy Apples by Rose Bakes
This recipe promises a hard crunchy shell on these bright candy apples.
Lavender Cake Balls by Home with the Hoovers
Princess Pink Lemonade by PopSugar
Use your favorite pink lemonade and serve in small mason jars with cute straws and lemon wedges!
Candy-dipped Oreos, marshmallows, and jumbo pretzel rods found on Pinterest
This is such an easy and fast idea with no baking required, just add a stick, dip, and decorate. Done.
Blingy Sofia Cake Pops found on Catch My Party
Use your favorite cake mix, crumble the baked and cooled cake and mix with frosting until you’re able to easily form into balls. Then dip into some purple candy melts, decorate, and add a pretty pick or lollipop stick.
Supplies You Will Need: Wilton Lavender Candy Melts, blingy cake pop sticks (I couldn’t find those exact star picks, but these are awesome!), gold princess crown lollipop sticks, Wilton silver sugar pearls
Pull Apart Cupcake Cake by Wonderful DIY
Coming up with a great cake is perhaps one of the most daunting tasks of putting together a birthday party, but cupcake cakes can be very impressive with only minimal amounts of skill! Much cheaper than an elaborate bakery cake as well!
Supplies You Will Need: Sofia the First Tiara and Wand set, white sugar flowers, pre-made purple fondant (to make the bow), Wilton 2D decorating tip (this is the pastry tip that will make the swirl on these cupcakes)
Easy Sofia the First Cupcakes from Start At Home
Your cupcakes don’t have to be from an expensive bakery! Prepare your favorite cupcake and use a light-colored frosting (like vanilla, almond, or lemon) that you can tint purple. Bake in pretty cupcake papers with a paper topper and your little one will squee with joy!
Purple Rice Krispies Ombre Cake by Two Sisters Crafting
*Everyone* can make Rice Krispies treats, and by following this easy tutorial you can turn them into a fantastic cake perfect for any Sofia party!
Clover’s Bunny Tails by Sippy Cup Mom
Delicious looking truffles that look like Clover’s fluffy bunny tail!
Supplies You Will Need: Wilton white candy melts
Chocolate-Covered Strawberries shared by Wedding Chicks
Is there anything you can’t do with candy melts to fit any party theme? No, I don’t think so. For the drizzle, just add some of the melted candy to a zip loc bag and nip off the corner!
Double Berry Frozen Yogurt Cups by The Gunny Sack
Need a cold treat for those summer birthdays? Here’s a berry-filled delight that’s a bit lighter than traditional cupcakes.
Blueberries & Cream Angel Trifle by Mel’s Kitchen Cafe
Basically if it’s purple, it can be themed for a Sofia party. Trifles are one of the simplest desserts around and are easier to make than a layer cake. And as a bonus, one trifle will make plenty of dessert for everyone! You can even tint and decorate the top whipped cream layer with some Sofia decorations to complete the look.
Purple Pretzel Snacks by Kim’s County Line
This is a common snack recipe that is soo easy to theme to fit any party, and what kiddo doesn’t like pretzels with chocolate?
Purple Candy Buffet shared on Flickr
Candy buffets are insanely popular at weddings, but they’re perfect for birthday parties as well! They are wonderful for filling up tables with theme-appropriate colors and little guests can fill bags with candy to take home at the end of the party – decor and party favors all in one!
Where To Find Purple Candy: Purple twisty lollipops, grape swirly lollipops, purple rock candy, grape Red Vines licorice twists, light purple shimmery Sixlets, 1-inch purple gumballs, purple gourmet salt water taffy, purple flower Sweet Tarts, mini boxes of grape Nerds, purple M&Ms, purple and white swirled candy sticks
Where To Find Unique Glassware: Mini acrylic candy scoops, Set of 3 large glass apothecary jars, jumbo glass Brandy snifter, set of 2 cylinder vase, and also try your local craft stores for inexpensive glass rose bowls, fish bowls, and other fun shapes!
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