I asked Adaline what kind of birthday party she wanted, and she replied with a quick “puppies and rainbows!” – and that was that! At first, I was a little overwhelmed. There are literally so many options for rainbow parties on Pinterest. I fell in love with the idea of a rainbow balloon arch, and the rest of the decor kind of fell into place after that.
Peyton had been to a friends party last year, where they adopted a stuffed animal and decorated a house for them, so I adapted that into a toddler-friendly version for this puppies and rainbows party with stickers and crayons!
Enjoy some party pics, with sources linked below!
A pro-tip we learned from our friends at Confete Party Box is to not go super literal with our theme, so we kept the rainbow accents low key, and let the rainbow balloon garland do the talking!) The kit we used from Confete Party Box was SO easy – like, way easier than I thought it was going to be. I blew up the balloons, assembled, and hung the garland the night before the party, and it looked amazing still the day after the party! You can use code helloitsjenna10 to save on your order from Confete Party Box through 2/14! You can purchase one of their pre-made awesome party boxes, or (like I did) custom make your own!
We worked with Bonne Soiree Designs on the invites, and were so pumped to learn the shop also offered matching printable. I used the number 3 stickers on the goodie bags, the water bottle wrappers, and the bone stickers on the kids’ cups. I used this circle cutter to cut out the round stickers.
We did forks and cups for the kids from Re-Play Recycled. I loved how the colors worked perfectly with our theme – and all the kids got to take a cup home, too!
We decided to go with a puppy adoption for the activities, complete with a a vet check-up station, a station where the kids could come up with names for their pups, and create collars, and then a station for decorating houses for their puppies!
The puppy yard was a total DIY, I linked the products I used below, but basically taped the tissue paper grass to a large piece of cardboard. It was cheap, easy, and got SO many compliments!
Adaline had the best day ever, and with a handful of kids 7 and under, the day could not have gone smoother! The way the party was set up with stations was perfect, and kept the little ones occupied!
For a step-by-step on how I made the cake and cupcakes, head to my Cake Highlight on Instagram.
- Balloon garland c/o Confete Party Box (use code helloitsjenna10)
- Adaline is 3 banner
- WOOF balloon banner
- Cake topper c/o Confete Party Box
- Candles c/o Confete Party Box
- Invite and printables c/o Bonne Soiree Designs
- Dog Plates c/o Cohasset Party Supply
- Dog Napkins c/o Cohasset Party Supply
- Straw cups and forks c/o Re-Play Recycled
- puppy cookies
- Dog bowls
- Favor boxes (I cut a hole to make them “dog houses”)
- vet kit
- mat (at vet station)
- stuffed dogs
- faux grass for dog yard
- mini white fence for dog yard
- ZDough favors c/o
- Littlest Pet Shop Favors c/o Hasbro