Monday, July 6, 2009

kaden & gavin's circus birthday

come one, come all
and join the fun
kaden and gavin's
birthday circus has come!

we had kaden and gavin's birthday party last week! it was a lot of fun, and well worth all the hard work i put into it. you know me, i love throwing parties...especially when it comes to throwing them for my family members. this post has taken me a while to get up! there is A TON of pictures. i couldn't choose my favorites, so i posted a bunch. i had an awesome photographer take most of these {http://www.seenboxphotography.blogspot.com/}. lyndsey, thanks so much!

if you want to see more details and explanations on the party go to my party idea site, http://www.karaspartyideas.com/. we had a tent with food & treats inside...
kaden the birthday boy!!...

gavin the birthday boy!!...
gavin with daddy...the circus treats in top hats {turned upside down}... we rented a popcorn machine. the air smelled so good with this baby going!... the popcorn and snow cone cupcakes i made...
we rented a clown to do balloon animals and face painting named, joy-geous. she was really good and fun, the kids loved her...
cute kaden enjoying himself...
the cake & some gifts...the lighning ball game {and adrian & nikki}...
jakob playing the duck shoot game... brit, michelle, & shaina with their baby girls :)...the goldfish toss...
a close up of the goldfish soap i made for the prize... gavin playing the game...bjorn licking a lollipop :)... kenzie and her friend, rachel, in the small circus tent...
the circus photo op...here's brayton & jadi in the small circus tent with their masks on :)...our cute neighbor, nikki...more pics of little gav...the banner up close...the candy table...we filled our bounce house full of colorful beach balls...audra & kenzie behind the prize and cotton candy booth...i LOVE cotton candy...pierre & max loved it too :)...here's some of the prized the kids won {they earned tickets at each game booth to buy cotton candy and prizes}...and one of my most favorite parts of the party...the photo booth!
i made a photobooth out of painted cardboard, polkadot fabric, and small chairs. the kids all looked SO CUTE with their clown noses on...
the kids LOVED the body boppers!...look at brayton in the background..hehe, so cute!!...gavin got stuck in the middle of one of them :)...gabri & kaden at the ball toss game... britney & her little girl, sienna...
more of the ball toss... jessica, grandma allen, sydney, and grandpa slaydon...
my sweet grandparents inside the tent... we put all the gifts underneath this circus tent... the candy tins i passed out at the end of the party... the frog tic tac toe toss and the elephant bean bag toss {and kim n' gav}... time to sing, happy birthday!...blowing out candles... avery, shaina, & brinley... my mom, erin, darla, grandpa slaydon, & grandma slaydon...
damon & jackson playing in the ball 'pit'... time to open presents! thanks so much everyone for all the gifts!... gavin wasn't paying attention and started licking his car instead of his lollipop :). hehe!
mr. blue eyes...

kaden sportin' his new hat from gpa & gma...
here's my grandparents beg silly. we were all laughing so hard. good times!

i love these photo's!... brighton was not a fan of hot dogs! :)... tavner and his cool hat...
zoltar the fortune teller...
and it all came to an end..

here's the boys in the tent the next morning as we were taking it all down...happy birthday kaden and gavin!!! i hope you enjoyed your party! we love you two SO MUCH!!! You mean everything to mommy & daddy...and all your familly!

9 comments:

jami said...

kara my kids had the BEST time ever! Thanks so much for inviting us. we loved it. You did such an amazing job on everything. It was awesome.

Malinda said...

TOO CUTE!!! Kara you are so talented. I can't believe how big your boys have gotten...has it really been that long since we were neighbors? Happy Birthday to your two boys. Wish we were there to celebrate with you!

Cori said...

Wow! You're party planning skills amaze me. I loved the mega post with all those pictures. So fun! I'm glad they had such a happy birthday!!!

DeeDee and Jason Paul said...

clearly you are the most talented girl i have ever know. Addyson birthday is in 2 weeks i need your ideas!!!!

Luke and Kellie said...

You did such a good job! We had so much fun!

Mandy said...

Looks like lots of fun!

Mizukawa's said...

Kara,
I really don't know what to say. Wow!! Those boy have got it good. You don't let a detail pass. I love it. Happy birthday boys. You guys are such cute little two and three year old boys. Next year they will get a car. and then what?

Lyndsey said...

I LOVE the pics of the grandparents, they are hysterical!

courtney Ortiz said...

I'm looking for ideas for my own circus theme party and your blog came up! You did such a great job! I'm going to bookmark this so I can come back for more inspiration and ideas! Thanks!

courtney