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DIY Candy Land Themed 6th Birthday Party


Candy Land Themed 6th Birthday Party

DIY Candy Land Themed 6th Birthday Party

Today is my youngest child’s birthday. Happy Birthday my sweet child! Being that I love bright colours and she loves Candy, we collectively agreed on a Candy Land Themed 6th Birthday Party for her this past weekend. I didn’t go as crazy as I wanted to in terms of decorating and candy because it was a really hot day, and I didn’t want to have to deal with 12 kids high on candy so I kept it very limited. I also wanted to keep the costs down so I did alot of DIY projects in order to make it more special as well as on a budget. I think in total we only spent just over $125 on her party which was in my opinion pretty good.

For the invitations I purchased them from Etsy HERE for $13.22 I was able to customize what I wanted to say and I received my final copy in less than 12 hours. The owner was a pleasure to deal with she answered all of my questions and made any correction that needed to be made really quick. My daughter loves to wear Tutu’s so I decided to make one myself using colours from the Candy Land theme. I also purchased the tulle to make her Tutu from Etsy HERE and I paid $19.08 for it. I didn’t know how much I would need since it was my first time making a Tutu so I ended up running out of Tulle and I had to purchase 4 Rolls from a local store in my neighborhood which came up to just over $20

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For the Candy Land themed decor I made life size Lollipops using PVC pipes, coloured cellophane, and Foam board for the circles. Of all the projects I did, I enjoyed this process the most mainly because it was a project that my hubby and I worked on. Once I was finished making the Lollipops we placed them in the ground like stakes, so when guests arrived that was the first things that they saw. The Candy table was pretty easy to make, I shopped for the Candy in bulk at the Bulk Barn. I purchased the Candy jars at Value Village and neighborhood Garage sales. For the cake It was also homemade by myself and decorated by hand as well. That was the longest process in getting ready for the party because I wanted her cake to be perfect. I had a few hiccups along the way decorating her cake but overall it turned out amazing for my first larger cake that I have made and decorated.

 DIY Candy Land Themed 6th Birthday Party

 DIY Candy Land Themed 6th Birthday Party

 DIY Candy Land Themed 6th Birthday Party

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I didn’t do a loot bag for the kids during the party the each got to decorate two cookies (not pictured) and there was enough candy left that each child was able to take candy home with them to enjoy. I also had customized stickers made as a thank you for attending the party which sealed each bag.


Overall I really enjoyed the planning and decorating process of the party it was alot of fun. I did run out of time so I was unable to do some of the things I had envisioned but next year I know to allot more time to making it even more special.

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  • Reply Dreammerin

    Happy Birthday!
    Beautiful idea and very inspirational! Very colorful (love all colors)!!!
    Kisses :-*

    20/06/2016 at 7:13 am
  • Reply Megan Indoe

    Wow! I love this birthday party theme! It’s so colorful and fun! That birthday cake was incredible! Thanks for sharing such a wonderful idea, I bet this would do great on pinterest!

    20/06/2016 at 7:34 am
  • Reply Shann Eva

    Happy Birthday! I love all the bright colors and all the decorations. That tutu is fabulous! I also love those lollipops…so cute and creative!

    20/06/2016 at 8:59 am
  • Reply Sam Still

    So fun! The colors are so happy. What an awesome theme idea.

    20/06/2016 at 9:44 am
  • Reply The Procrastinator

    girl this is SO legit! I would have killed for a bday party like this at that age — you did such a fab job 🙂

    20/06/2016 at 10:40 am
  • Reply She's Cataleya's Mommy

    OMG such a cute theme and to go crazy with the creativity!! We recently just celebrated my daughters 1st birthday <3

    Related Post: The First Birthday

    20/06/2016 at 11:30 am
  • Reply Ana De Jesus

    I absolutely love the candyland theme, especially the giant life size lollipops and of course the beautiful tutu. What a great 6th birthday party!

    20/06/2016 at 11:45 am
  • Reply Riley

    This is one of the cutest parties I have ever seen! The lollipops are such a cute idea and her skirt is adorable.

    20/06/2016 at 12:36 pm
  • Reply Rachel Gault

    This is so adorable! What a fun theme – yum!

    20/06/2016 at 12:58 pm
  • Reply Amberly

    So fun! Would it be bad if I wanted to throw one for myself?!

    20/06/2016 at 1:07 pm
  • Reply Tiina A

    Happy Birthday! it looks so fabtastic! I love all those colours and her dress is like a dream for a little girl. Those lollipops look super funny – everything is so perfect 🙂

    20/06/2016 at 2:30 pm
  • Reply Lubka Henry (@lu_christova)

    Wow, this is a big birthday and must be so exciting! :))
    From the outfit to the decorations -everything is so well put together!!

    Lu |

    20/06/2016 at 3:37 pm
  • Reply Neely (@Neelykins)

    What a cutie! This party looks so fun!

    20/06/2016 at 4:18 pm
  • Reply Justine @ Little Dove

    Such a cute party! Great job on everything, especially the cake! And the tutu is so fun, my girls would love one of those!

    20/06/2016 at 4:39 pm
  • Reply Liz Mays

    Happy birthday! What a lovely way to celebrate. I love the candy land theme and those lollipops you made are the best!

    20/06/2016 at 5:38 pm
  • Reply The Walking Map

    Haven’t heard of that game since the 80s. Blast from the past!

    20/06/2016 at 9:35 pm
  • Reply emmyhaags

    Omg!!!!! She is so sweet!!! Happy birthday! i love this theme idea

    20/06/2016 at 9:58 pm
  • Reply Jessica Ayun

    Happy Birthday, Sweetie! I love the idea of decorating cookies instead of giving loot bags. 🙂

    20/06/2016 at 10:45 pm
  • Reply Elizabeth O.

    How awesome is this theme! Happy birthday to your little girl! I think you did a great job decorating, the giant lollipops are adorable and the dessert bar is perfect!

    21/06/2016 at 12:52 am
  • Reply Louisa Mercado

    Candy Land is an awesome theme! The colors alone will brighten up any party. The dessert spread looks absolutely mouthwatering. Well, at the least for the kid in me.

    21/06/2016 at 5:16 am
  • Reply Cătălina-Iuliana Nini

    Happy birthday to your beautiful princess. She looks so happy ♥ Love the colorful theme

    21/06/2016 at 7:57 am
  • Reply markandkate8

    Beautiful photos and of course, your daughter is, too! Such a wonderful tableau of colorful candy land themed pieces!

    21/06/2016 at 8:24 am
  • Reply TheGracefulMist

    Belated happy birthday to Shyiah! Her birthday party is a kid`s candy dreamland. I like that it didn`t cost you a lot but the party still looked colorful, bright and enjoyable.

    ❀ With Love, Kathryn (from ❀

    21/06/2016 at 8:58 am
  • Reply Jessica Hughes

    Such a cute idea and party, she is adorable!!

    21/06/2016 at 10:16 am
  • Reply sensubhadrika

    Oh my thats a lot of candies. I like the way how colourful the ambience is and the dress is so beautiful. she looks absolutely adorable.

    24/06/2016 at 8:09 am
  • Reply WhatLauraLoves

    Oh wow this party looks absolutely incredible! I would have loved to have has this as a little girl! I love how effective your decorations are xxx

    24/06/2016 at 12:40 pm
  • Reply karlapitzen

    It all looks beautiful. I can’t pick just one thing I like best! Nice work, Mama. I’m sure your daughter loved it.

    26/06/2016 at 7:45 am
  • Reply Leah Herring

    what a fun party!

    26/06/2016 at 2:26 pm
  • Reply gingerfoxblogger

    This is amazing! So creative, i would have loved his as a little girl!

    27/06/2016 at 3:52 am
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