Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party Part II

Last week we shared this girly and whimsical Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party with all the party details!

The above image is one of my favorites next to this image of the food table.

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

Do you have a favorite photo from last week’s Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party Part I reveal?

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

Today, I am sharing Part II with mostly images from my girls tea party outside using décor items from the birthday girls updated bedroom such as the Audrey coral pink and gold teepee, play table and chairs, and tea set.

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia ProductionsI love how all the details came together, especially these stunning and girly sequin tulle shimmer dresses from OC Kids Closet with the colorful pop of color from the faux jeweled necklaces from Target.  Due to the unseasonable cold day the girls had to wear their favorite pink coats from Gymboree.

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarh Sofia Productions

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia ProductionsThis is one of my favorite images of the birthday girl giving her older sister a hug while enjoying a macaroon! Macaroons and tea party go hand and hand at any age.

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

I love the detail shot of the girly tea party essentials: A coral, prink and green tea set, gold and pink tablecloth fit for a princess, and a gold glam cake stand with jewels!

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Prodctions

I even sneaked in a shot with my princesses, who were troopers with the unseasonable cold weather!

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

A huge thanks to Ariana Clare for capturing all these stunning outdoor shots of the tea party.

If you missed Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party Part I with all the party details you can check it out here with full source and vendor list, the sneak peek here, and the behind the scene’s planning with inspiration board here.

Vendor Credits

Event planning, design and styling  – Sarah Sofia Productions

Photography (outdoor) – Airana Clare

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party Part I

I have been planning this Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party for over a year and excited to finally share all the details with you.

 Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

You can catch all the fun planning details and inspiration board here and some of the fun sneak peek photos here.

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

Ariana Clare

Photography by Ariana Clare

The décor was glam and girly with tulle tutu and bow tie invitations to set the theme of the party.

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

Tulle was used for the table décor with gold polka dots for some glam to match the pink and gold polka dot backdrop. I love the fabric and tulle wreath and garland, which adds depth with the multi pinks and golds and makes this such a girly table!

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

Bite size finger foods such as PB&J crowns and shoes, cucumber flowers, tutu cupcakes, gold sparkle donut holes, flower tea cookies, and strawberry cake were perfect for this tea party themed birthday party..

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

While most of the décor was girly and glam, we included Charlotte’s friends that were boys by incorporating the bow tie theme. All the guests enjoyed the delicious food, bounce house and teepee!

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

 Turning 2 Tutu and Bow Tie Tea Party || Sarah Sofia Productions

Photography by Ariana Clare

Photography by Ariana Clare

Photography by Ariana Clare

Photography by Ariana Clare

Party Details

Being an event planner and stylist I am always thinking about all the fun details that go into any event or party. It wouldn’t be tutu party without the perfect tutu! My girl’s always get a special dress or outfit that goes along with the theme of their party and these beautiful pink and gold sequins tutu dresses from OC Kids Closest were perfect. The girls helped me pick out their pink sequins “princess shoes” as they call them, from Cynthia Rowley and their “princess” jeweled necklaces and crowns to complete the tutu tea party outfit!

This Audrey Coral Pink and Gold teepee custom-made for Charlotte by Abigails Hands not only serves as the perfect birthday gift and décor item to update her bedroom but a fun detail and play area for the kids at the party.

Guests enjoyed tea party food made with love by Sarah Sofia Productions! The strawberry cake with fresh flowers made by Sarah Sofia Production was a fan favorite! I love the pink and gold cake topper by Kiss Me Kate Studio, which even through in confetti to decorate around the cake!

Guests were given party favors that included princess wands that light up for the girls and fun sticky hand toy for the boys.

Make sure you come back later this week for Part II with additional photos from Airana Clare from our special tea party outside!

Vendor Credits

Event Planning, design and photography (except where noted by Airana Clare) – Sarah Sofia Productions

Floral arrangements – Sarah Sofia Productions

Tea party menu items – Sarah Sofia Productions

Chocolate and vanilla cupcakes and flower tea cookies – Whole Foods

Audrey coral pink and gold teepee – Abigails Hands

Ballerina tutu and bow tie invitations – The Polka Dotted Room

Pink and gold cake topper – Kiss Me Kate Studios

Pink and gold sequins tutu dresses – OC Kids Closest 

Pink sequins dress shoes AKA “princess shoes” – Marshalls

Chalk board stand and tutu cupcake topper – Michael’s

Backdrop, round pink and gold box, costume necklaces, pink and gold tassel garland, pink and gold garland, Happy Birthday banner, princess wands, and other party favors – Target

Small cake stand – HomeGoods and Sarah Sofia Productions

Love wall art – Hobby Lobby

Blue cake stand – HomeGoods

Gold foil number 2 balloon – Party City

 

Sofia The First Birthday Party

 

 

Sofia The First Birthday Party

My Sofia the First started getting into Sofia the First Disney Princess right after her second birthday.  We have the book, her princess gowns and accessories, the movies and shows.  It was only fitting that I start planning her 3rd birthday after her new favorite character!

Sofia The First Birthday Party

Instead of your traditional princess party, I made it into a princess and prince party, which allowed us to include all of Sofia’s close friends.

Sofia The First Invitation

Below is the set up outside for Sofia’s Royal Guests! We set the table with Sofia The First dinnerware and fine linen and added a castle tent that resembled an outdoor scene in Sofia The First.  While the main color is purple in Sofia the First’s gown, my Sofia the First loves the color pink and I wanted to incorporate that in the event design.

Sofia The First Birthday Party

We also had a colorful bounce house castle that kept Sofia’s royal guests bouncing with joy through the party!

Sofia The First Birthday Party Sofia The First Birthday Party

It wouldn’t be a royal celebration without princess tiaras and prince crowns! We set up a arts and craft table on the deck for the kids to decorate their favorite princess tiara, prince crown, sword or shield.

Sofia The First Birthday Party 4

For Sofia’s Royal Menu we served some of her favorites such as Crown PB&J, Fairy Sushi aka turkey rolls, Prince BBQ Sliders, Fruit Wands, Sparkling Pink Lemonade, Fairy Tale Cupcakes, and Castle Cookies.

Sofia The First Birthday Party

In keeping with the pink and purple theme,  I wanted the buffet table to be whimsical and not too fancy or grown up.

Sofia The First Birthday Party

A delicate light rose floral arrangement on top of a gold and crystal stand served as our centerpiece flanked by fairy wand arrangements.  I had started to make topiary arrangements, but the fairy wand felt more whimsical and kept with our princess theme.  Purple tulle with sparkles was used for the tutu effect on the edge of the table and pink tulle draped over the white linen.

Sofia The First Birthday Party

Other décor items came from Sofia’s toy collection with Sofia The First figurine dolls, Sofia the first accessories like the princess shoes pair of gloves, and magic wand. I found the festive fairy wands at Target months ago and used them as part of the display and party favors for Sofia’s royal guests.

Sofia The First Birthday Party

You can’t have enough pink! Pink garland was hung above the main food buffet and outside on the deck.

Sofia The First Birthday Party

Pink pom poms were hung over the drink and appetizer station.

Sofia The First Birthday Party

From the looks of things the Fairy Tale Cupcakes were by far the favorite item!

Sofia the First 3rd Birthday Party

It was a fun party to plan and even more fun being a part of the celebration!

Sofia The First Birthday Party

Vendor Credits

Event Design, décor and styling – Sarah Sofia Productions

Photography and floral arrangements – Sarah Sofia Productions

Fairy Tale Cupcakes – Wow Factor Cakes of Charlotte

Sofia The First Invitation – Fantastic Invitation Esty

BBQ – Mac’s Speed Shop

Menu items – Sarah Sofia Productions

Pink plates, pink garland, Sofia the First confetti and hanging décor items, & balloons – Party City

Princess tiara, swords, shields, purple chalkboard sign, pink chandelier, stickers, tulle, and chevron slider holders – HobbyLobby

Miniature garden pots, wasabi tape, and cupcake toppers – Michael’s

Sofia The First Printables – Seven Thirty Three