August 31, 2010

Out Of This World Birthday Party

Get ready to blast off with a birthday party that is out of this world! Chelsea from Life Frosting created an amazing space themed birthday party that I just had to share. Your little astronaut will be over the moon when he sees these party details!
Out of This World Birthday Party

Party bags with astronaut ice cream, water and other treats make great favors for guests -- Life Frosting

Every astronaut will be honored with a certificate upon completion of all space odyssey quests -- Life Frosting

Bake a cake in the shape of a rocketship, and use a tablecloth that is covered in stars to set the scene -- Martha Stewart

Create paper mache planets, and set them around the party space to create a space-like atmosphere -- Amy Atlas

Set up little stations for party-goers to complete missions, like this "Shuttle Orientation" project -- Life Frosting

Colored lanterns hanging from the ceiling are reminiscent of floating planets -- Life Frosting

Use a paper cup and fashion a lid from construction paper to form small rockets to fill with "moon rocks" (candy!) -- Amy Atlas

There are so many great rocket and space themed invitations to choose from. Here are a few of my favorites:

Space Themed Invitations

Clockwise, from top left:

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