Nathan's Adorable Bee Party

by Gail Ganez

Bee Cake

Bee Cake

I decided to have a bumble bee party for my son's 1st b-day because it's so bright and cherry just like him.

I made the invites using some yellow poster board. I cut out a bee shape that I found in a coloring book. I enlarged it and it worked perfect. I drew on some black lines with a sharpie and made his little antennae out of black pipe cleaners. Then I made some little wings out of velum and decorated them with glitter. I just glued them onto the bee. They were really darling. I wrote on the front to Buzz on Over for Nathan's B-Day.

I decorated our dining room mostly in black and yellow. I hung up lots of streamers that I twisted together and had my husband blow up balloons until he was blue in the face. I made a bunch of bees out of yellow poster board and hung them from my ceiling using fishing line. I also put some on my walls. The room looked really cute and best of all it was really cheap.

I turned everyone into a little bee. I bought some yellow party hats and black electrical tape at the dollar store. I also found some cute little bees there that I glued to the top of each hat. I wrapped the tape around the hats to make them look like bees. I also got a friend to help me do some bumble bee face painting.

I wanted to have a theme cake without all the frosting so I made a bee hive that only had a drizzling of frosting.

All the little tots looked darling and so sweet. Nathan's party with really fun and now he's one and getting so big.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Bumble Bee Birthday.