LET’S ROAR!!! – ONLINE INVITATIONS AND DECORATION IDEAS FOR A LION FILLED BIRTHDAY

Lions have arrived at La Belle Carte! And they come with tons of ideas to celebrate a fun birthday. If you like this decoration theme, let us help you with your event, take out your best safari clothes and send your Online Invitations to all your loved ones.

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Decoration:

Orange and earthy colors are the protagonists of this lion inspired party. Mix them and decorate everything with them, from Online Invitations to tablecloths and chairs.

Lions are the kings of the jungle. That’s why it’s important to add a natural environment to your children party to give it the right feeling. We bring some great DIY so you can make some leaves to decorate walls and tabletops.

Materials:

  • Green kraft paper
  • Green and yellow paint
  • Pipe cleaners
  • String

Tools:

  • Scissors
  • A brush
  • Hot glue gun

DIY tropical leaves to decorate parties

Steps:

  • Take a piece of cloth and dip it in paint, then stamp it all over the kraft paper.
  • Once it dries, cut long oval shapes out of the kraft paper, add some slices for the final leafy touch.
  • Make enough leaves to create a whole jungle! Add some unstamped leaves to produce a 3D effect.
  • Cut some string and use the gun to glue your leaves so you can hang them everywhere!

Customized balloons, fruit baskets and pom poms are some other great alternatives for decorating this Lion Birthday. Look at these images to get inspired and don’t forget to add some stuffed animals or action figures, if you want to.

Decoration ideas for a Lion Birthday

Food:

Cheer kids with some original served vegetables and hummus. Of course it’s lion shaped and super easy to make! Take a look:

Ingredients:

  • 15 oz. canned chickpeas washed and dried
  • 2 peeled garlic cloves
  • 3 tablespoons sesame paste
  • 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • A pinch of salt and black pepper powder
  • 1/4 cup water, or more if necessary

For decoration:

  • Baby carrots
  • Pita crackers
  • Pretzel sticks
  • Sliced black olives

Hummus recipe for a Lion Birthday for kids

Preparation:

  • Add the first seven ingredients to a food processor and mix until you get a soft paste.
  • Add water and keep mixing until you get the desired consistency for the hummus.
  • For the lion shape, serve hummus into a plate, then slice baby carrots in half.
  • Use the carrot halves to make a mane around the hummus plate. Use pita crackers on top of the carrots and hummus to make the ears, nose and mouth of your lion.
  • You can also use some small carrots to outline the lion’s face.
  • Use pretzel sticks to make the whiskers and sliced black olives for the eyes.

Kids love treats, that’s why your candy buffet will be the most visited spot of the party. Some snacks ideas to serve there could be cupcakes or cookies decorated with a lion face, a lion birthday cake or even fruit tartlets, all perfect for serving in the event.

Lion birthday party snacks

Extras:

Don’t forget to give to your little guests some awesome party favors with a lion birthday theme. From a special jungle kit to a chocolate lion pop, or even some candy bags.

Lion birthday party favors

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GET READY FOR BRIGHT SUMMER DAYS! BABY SHOWER INVITATIONS AND SUNNY BABY SHOWER DECORATION IDEAS

Great weather is coming and it announces the arrival of longer and clearer days. That’s why this week at La Belle Carte, we wanted to bring you some baby shower ideas inspired by the sun. If you like this theme and love the color yellow, take note of the crafts we have today and send your Baby Shower Invitations!

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Decoration:

Yellow will be the main color of this party, of course. That’s why it’s important for it to decorate such things as baby shower invites, lunch tablecloths and even cutlery or the candy buffet.

The Sun is the king and absolute protagonist of this Baby Shower. Why don’t you place a couple of these crafts to decorate your event?

Materials:

  • Yellow construction paper
  • Yellow tissue paper
  • Glue

DIY sun pom poms

Steps:

  • Cut a sun shape onto the yellow construction paper, it has to be big enough to put a pom pom in the middle of it.
  • Cut 5 pieces of tissue paper. They have to have the same diameter than the centre of your construction paper sun.
  • Fold each tissue paper piece into an accordion 1’’ wide. Next, cut each side of the accordion into a rounder shape.
  • In the middle of your accordion tie some string as tight as you can.
  • Open the paper accordion carefully, so you can “fluff” your pom poms.
  • Cover one side of the paper sun with pom poms. Make a hole on one of the sun rays so you can put some string through and hang it.

Yellow details will also help decorating this Sunny Baby Shower. Use napkins, tablecloths or garlands in this color, or you could even have personalized cups using yellow washi tape. Look at all the decor ideas we bring you in this pic!

Decoration ideas for a sunny baby shower

Food:

Yellow desserts and aperitifs are perfect to serve at this Sun decorated Baby Shower. Look at this recipe to make lemon sorbet, ideal for hot days.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fine lemon zest (2 big lemons, approx)
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice (4 big lemons, approx)

Lemon sorbet recipe

Preparation:

  • Mix water and sugar into a medium sized pot and mix until sugar dissolves. Afterwards, bring it to boiling temperature.
  • When it starts boiling, lower heat and let it cook unlidded for five minutes.
  • Take the pot out of the heat and add lemon zest and juice.
  • Let lemon mix get cool (to room temperature).
  • Afterwards, pour the mix into a 9 x 5 x 3 inches bread baking tray and place into the freezer.
  • Let it froze for about 3 or 4 hours, but don’t forget to mix it each 30 minutes.
  • Serve onto dessert plates or ice cream cones and enjoy!

Other desserts that cannot be absent in this Sunny Baby Shower theme are personalized cookies, cupcakes and the jewel in the crown: the cake!

Sunny baby shower candy buffet

Extras:

Thank your guests for attending the party with some pretty Baby Shower favors. Things like sunglasses, a lollypop or Sun shaped soaps will be perfect for the occasion.

Sunny Baby shower favors

Online Invitations: La Belle Carte

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SUMMER IS COMING! CHECK OUR ONLINE WEDDING INVITATIONS AND IDEAS FOR A WEDDING INSPIRED BY PALM TREES

At La Belle Carte we love the tropical look and the green color that characterizes it. That’s why this time we have selected some perfect ideas to have a palm tree wedding theme. If you are a fan of great weather and also love style, send your Online Wedding Invitations to your friends and family and start crafting some of this amazing wedding ideas.

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1 . DIY PALM TREE BALLOONS:

Materials:

  • Helium balloons
  • Printed palm tree leaves (here)
  • Tissue paper
  • 8.5 “x 11” paper cards
  • Inkjet printer
  • Adhesive tape
  • Ribbon or string

DIY balloons with palms

Steps:

  • Cut a few tissue paper rectangles, sized 8’’ by 10’’ approx.
  • Tape tissue paper rectangles (shiny side down) on both sides of a piece of paper card.
  • Print a palm leaf onto the tissue covered paper cards, one at a time, so the shape stays onto the tissue paper. Make sure the paper is loaded into the printer the right way (each printer is different) so the image gets printed correctly.
  • Remove tissue paper from paper card and let dry for about 10 minutes. While you wait you can print more images.
  • Cut the leaves. It doesn’t have to be perfect, because the tissue paper fibers integrate perfectly with the balloon, just a quick cut around the edges so it gets a leafy shape.
  • Blow up the balloons and tie some ribbon or string at the end of them.
  • Spray the back of each tissue paper leaf with spray glue and let it dry a little bit.
  • Stick the leaf onto the balloon, with the sticky side down and smooth with your fingers.
  • Repeat with as many leafs per balloon as you want and keep decorating!

2. PALM TREE TABLECLOTHS:

Palm leaves are very eye-catching and showy. That’s a good idea could be adding some onto a white tablecloth so you can decorate the banquet tables at your wedding reception. Look at the images to get some inspiration.

Tablecloths ideas with palm leaves

3. DIY PALM GARLAND:

Materials:

  • Palm tree printed template (download here)
  • Green construction paper
  • String
  • Adhesive tape
  • Scissors

DIY palm tree garland

Steps:

  • Start by printing the palm tree template onto the green construction paper
  • Afterwards, cut the palm tree and then use some tape to stick the mini palm trees to the string.
  • Lastly, hang your garland and enjoy these easy wedding decorations!

4. FRUIT PALM TREES:

The candy buffet will always steal the guest’s attention and a good idea to serve some fruit plates would be to shape mandarin slices and bananas as palm trees. It’s easy, look at the images and get inspired. If you want to, you could also use some pretzel sticks for the trunk.

Fruit palm trees for parties

5. DIY PALM TREE DRINK MIXERS

Materials:

  • Mini palm leaves
  • Bamboo sticks
  • Scissors
  • Glue gun
  • String
  • Flowery tape

DIY palm tree drink mixers

Steps:

  • Cut a couple of palm leaves and stick them to the top of the bamboo sticks using floral tape.
  • Afterwards, use some string to tie the stick and the leaf together. Use some hot glue if necessary.
  • Wait until glue gets completely cold and decorate your drinks!

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LET’S GO AROUND THE WORLD! – BABY SHOWER INVITATIONS AND IDEAS TO GIVE YOUR BABY AN INTERNATIONAL WELCOME PARTY

The big day is almost here! At La Belle Carte, we want to celebrate your baby’s arrival and welcome him or her with an “Around the World” baby shower theme. If you love maps, traveling bags and trips, take note of these ideas we bring today! And don’t forget to send your Baby Shower Invitations and start crafting with this baby shower theme!

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Decorations:

Baby Showers inspired by “Around the World” are characterized by being simple and easy to decorate. Details such as maps, traveling cases and a couple vintage cameras are very useful to give a special touch to every corner of the event.

Luggage is another element you can’t forget to use if you are planning an “Around the World” Baby Shower theme. If you want an original idea to decorate a couple suitcases, try our fun DIY! Afterwards, you can fill them with candy, or ask your friends to write some nice words for the baby!

Materials:

  • Cardboard suitcases
  • Glue
  • Paint
  • Brushes
  • Scissors
  • Box cutter
  • Pencil
  • Decorated wrapping paper

DIY cardboard suitcase

Steps:

  • Cover the base and the lid of your suitcase. To do so, measure and cut a piece of paper, remember to leave a ½ inch extra margin on each side.
  • Add glue to the suitcase base using a brush so it spreads evenly.
  • Place the piece of paper you just cut and be careful so that there are as few wrinkles as possible. Do the same on the lid.
  • To cover the sides, cut a piece of paper of the suitcase height. This time don’t add any margin. To make the corners of the paper fold alright, make a small vertical cut and overlay one on top of the other.
  • Use a box cutter to cut the rest of the paper, making sure it reaches right to the border.
  • Finally add a coat of paint and have a great trip!

Maps cannot be forgotten for our baby shower decorations inspired by “Around the World”. You can place a world globe on each table. Look at the image to get inspired!

World globe baby shower decorations

Food:

There is nothing better than discovering the world through its flavors. That’s why some typical plates such as mexican tacos, italian pasta or some chinese spring rolls could make great baby shower food ideas.

Around the world baby shower food ideas

The candy buffet will always be the most visited spot by guests. That’s why making some custom desserts is always a great idea to bring life to any celebration. Look at these alternatives for serving decorated cookies, world globe cake pops and an awesome baby shower cake inspired by traveling!

Around the world baby shower candy buffet

Extras:

Thank your guests for coming to the party with some pretty Baby Shower Favors inspired by maps and world globes. Cover some candy boxes or make tiny personalized suitcases. Everyone will be happy for attending this wonderful trip with you and your future baby!

Around the world baby shower party favors

Around the world baby shower party favors

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SWEET AND FRESH BIRTHDAY IDEAS AND ONLINE INVITATIONS FOR A WATERMELON THEME PARTY

Watermelon season is here! At La Belle Carte we want to celebrate a fun party inspired by this delicious fruit. If you like the idea and you’re gonna blow some candles soon, look at these party decoration ideas we bring today! Send your Online Invitations and let us help you plan your party!

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Decorations:

Watermelon based birthday decorations are very easy and fun to make. Just let red and green be the protagonists. Don’t forget to add these colors in every detail of the party, from Online Invitations to napkins.

Tablecloths are always there to make tables stand out and look alive. That’s why, a good idea would be to place one with watermelon design. Look how fun and easy it is to make one with this DIY:

Materials:

  • A potato
  • A brush
  • Red, green and black paint
  • A white tablecloth

DIY watermelon tablecloth

Steps:

  • Cut potato in quarters and dip flat side into red paint
  • Stamp the red paint on the potato all over the tablecloth, until it is totally covered.
  • Get some green on your brush and decorate the red stamps to make them more watermelon-like. As a finishing touch and small black dots for the seeds.
  • Wait of it to dry and decorate your tables!

Piñatas have stop being just for kids. So a good idea is to learn to make them yourself and enjoy some chaos with your friends while you try to break it. Look at this DIY, it’s specially designed to make a watermelon piñata full of sweets:

Materials:

  • Crepe paper
  • Cardboard
  • Scissors
  • Adhesive tape
  • Glue
  • Exacto knife

DIY watermelon pinata

Steps:

  • Place two pieces of cardboard of the same size one on top of the other. Draw a watermelon slice on them.
  • Cut the shape on both pieces of cardboard.
  • Cut various cardboard stripes of 6 inches wide. They have to be enough to cover the perimeter of the slices you just cut.
  • Bend the cardboard slightly to shape it like the curved bottom of the watermelon slice.
  • Add adhesive tape to one of the watermelon slices and tape it to the curved bottom stripe you just made. This will be one of the walls of the piñata. Repeat the process till you get a 3d watermelon shaped cardboard box.
  • Cut red, white and green crepe paper into ¾ inches stripes, use scissors to make fringes all along one of the sides of the paper stripe and glue the other edge on the cardboard watermelon you made. Start from the bottom and go up. You have to make stripes from the three colors. Green and white for the rind and red for the flesh.
  • Place special attention to the last row. The secret of a great piñata is in how you apply the last row of crepe paper. Glue it to the border so it is on the top front part.
  • For the seeds, glue some black crepe paper on the piñata.
  • Lastly, cut a small opening on top, fill with candy and enjoy!

Food:

A birthday cake must always be present on a party like this. But this time why don’t you surprise your guests with a cake made entirely out of fruits.

Ingredients:

  • 1 big seedless watermelon
  • 2 cans coconut milk (frozen for at least 6 hours before)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Seasonal fruits

Watermelon fruit cake

Preparation:

To make coconut whipped cream:

  • Make sure to put both coconut milk cans on the fridge 6 hours before you start preparing your cake (all night long). This will make cream and milk separate.
  • Open the coconut cream cans and scrap the cream into a medium bowl. Suggestion:  Open the can from the bottom and pour milk into a different bowl before you take out the cream. You can use that milk on a milkshake or many other recipes.
  • Add vanilla extract and honey to the cream. Whip it with an electric mixer at medium speed until cream gets soft and fluffy. Place it in the fridge until it gets ready to be used.

For making the cake:

  • Remove top and bottom part of the watermelon along the rind. You have to make a cake shaped watermelon.
  • Cut your watermelon “cake” into 6 or 8 slices, depending the side of the watermelon.
  • Dry with paper towels the outside of the slices (this is important because it will help coconut whipped cream stick better).
  • Dip the outside of each slice into the whipped cream and then onto toasted almonds. After you have all slices done, place them on a serving plate and assemble the cake shape again.
  • Cover with the rest of coconut whipped cream and top with your favorite fresh fruits (berries, kiwi and strawberries are good ideas)
  • Serve or save in the fridge.

Other ideas your guests will love are the always popular cake pops, macaroons or even watermelon ice cream! Look at the images and get inspired!

Watermelon birthday desserts

Extras:

Party favors are always well received by all guests. Things like candy bags or boxes, decorated cookies or even watermelon shaped soaps are great ideas for the occasion.

Watermelon party favors

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ONLINE WEDDING INVITATIONS AND CRYSTAL ROCK WEDDING DECORATIONS IDEAS

Boho style and crystal rocks are in. That’s why, if you love nature, pastel colors and relaxed vibes, there is nothing better that decorating your wedding using this particular theme. If you like these wedding ideas, take a look at the tips we are bringing you today, send your Online Wedding Invitations and start decorating!

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Decorations:

Weddings decorated with crystal rocks are characterized by eye-catching colors. That’s why it’s important to select your favorite tones before the event. From turquoise and purple, to green mixed with blue or yellow.

Crystal rocks are the queens of the party. Place them in different spots of the event so it’s filled with them. You could use some to indicate table numbers to your guests, crafting dangling garlands or making decorations along a couple chandeliers. Look at these images for some inspiration:

Wedding decoration ideas for a crystal rock wedding

Terrariums are characteristic to boho wedding decorations, and crystal rocks and minerals are a key element for this. Look how easy is this DIY, everyone can do it!

Materials:

  • A big glass container
  • Moss
  • Cactuses or dry flowers
  • Crystal rocks

DIY natural crystal rock terrarium

Steps:

  • Place moss on the edges of the container. This will be the base for creating our terrarium.
  • Afterwards, place crystal rocks, flowers and any other decorative item you want.

The secret of a crystal rock terrarium is in creativity. That’s why you can use the items you like the most and decorate them to your heart’s content.

Food:

Fill your candy and aperitifs with natural edible crystals! Look at this recipe so you learn how to make rock candy pops, ideal for the wedding candy buffet.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups water
  • 6 cups refined sugar
  • Food coloring
  • Another ¼ cup refined sugar

DIY rock candy pops

Preparation:

  • To make rock candy of 4 different colors, you will need 4 glasses, one for each color. Add 5 food coloring drops to each glass: red, yellow, green and blue.
  • Afterwards, place one skewer into each glass, making sure it doesn’t touch the bottom or the walls of the glass. This will allow the sugar crystals to grow. Use clothespins to place the skewers vertically on each glass.
  • Heat water in a pot and add sugar. Stir constantly with a wood spoon to completely dissolve sugar.
  • Keep stirring for one more minute and turn heat off when it starts boiling.
  • Put the skewers out of the way and use a heat resistant pitcher to help you pour the syrup you just made into each glass.
  • Stir with a metal fork to mix the syrup and food coloring. Be careful because the syrup will be really hot!
  • Let syrup get cold for about half hour. Then you can dip the wood skewers into each glass.
  • Dip the skewer into the syrup, then roll it onto the ¼ dry sugar there is left. This will help sugar crystals stick and grow.
  • Place the sugar covered wood skewer into the glass with syrup using a clothespin to make sure it isn’t in contact with any part of the glass.
  • Set aside and let sugar crystals grow for 2 or 3 days.

Now that we have learnt how to make rock candy pops, we can use them to decorate the candy buffet all over. Look also at these alternatives for decorating cupcakes or even a wedding cake.

Candy buffet for a crystal rock wedding

Extras:

Thank your guests for coming to the event with some pretty wedding favors. Things like little bags with crystal rocks or rock candy pops will be perfect for the occasion.

Wedding favors decorated with crystal rocks

Online invitations: La Belle Carte

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¿DARK KNIGHT OR MAN OF STEEL? DECORATION IDEAS AND ONLINE INVITATIONS FOR A BATMAN VS SUPERMAN BIRTHDAY THEME

The battle between two of the most famous superheroes is going to begin at La Belle Carte. We know kids and grown ups alike love both Batman and Superman. That’s why there is no better idea than following this theme for the birthday decorations for your little ones. Send your Online Invitations, put your cape on and look at the super powered party ideas we bring today for your event!

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Decorations:

Birthday decorations based on Batman vs Superman have very characteristic colors. Remember black is the base for everything, and on top of it we have yellow, red and blue, so distinctive of these heroes costumes.

Batman’s sign is a bat, so it’s also a good idea to fill the walls with this shape, and here we have some very easy DIY so you can make the decorations.

Materials:

  • Black construction paper
  • Bone folder
  • Removable hooks

DIY paper bats for a Batman party

Steps:

  • Print a bat template(half bat template)
  • Fold a piece of construction paper in half. Place bat template on top, aligned to the fold, and trace the shape. Cut and unfold.
  • Use the bone folder to crease the wings (fold it to the opposite direction of the body fold).
  • If you want you could poke a couple holes on the wings and head to hang upright.

Some other easy decorating ideas for a Batman vs Superman birthday party is making dialog bubbles to personalize the snack table, hanging some masks or even decorate the cutlery. Look at this image to get some inspiration:

Decorating ideas for a batman vs superman birthday

Food:

Kids love fun food. That’s why a good idea for party snacks are Superman style burgers. Look how easy is the recipe to make them:

Ingredients:

  • Hamburger patties
  • American cheese slices
  • Hamburger buns
  • Ketchup
  • A knife

Superman hamburger recipe

Preparation:

  • Use a knife to cut two corners of each cheese slice (try to shape it like Superman logo).
  • Draw an “S” and trace the edges with ketchup on each cheese slice.
  • After cooking the patties, let them cool so cheese doesn’t melt when you put it on top. Put everything on the bottom of the bun only so you don’t cover the design.

The candy buffet always steals the guests’ attention. That’s why it’s a good idea to personalize sweets with either Superman or Batman logos. Look at this decoration ideas for cupcakes, tarts and even fruit plates.

Batman vs Superman birthday candy buffet

Extras:

Party favors are always loved by kids. Why don’t you try a Batman flashlights or candy baskets? They would be excellent alternatives.

Batman vs Superman birthday party favors

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BREAKING NEWS! – BABY SHOWER INVITATIONS AND IDEAS FOR NEWSPAPER BABY SHOWER DECORATIONS

Extra, extra! Newspapers have arrived at La Belle Carte, filled with news and great decoration ideas for this original theme for the upcoming baby’s arrival. If you love reading a newspaper in the morning, why don’t you try this original baby shower theme? We have so many tips for you. Don’t forget to add this decoration to your Baby Shower Invitations and tablecloths as well!  

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Decorations:

Newspapers are the kings of the party. That’s why, black and white are the star colors for all baby shower decorations. Don’t forget that, thanks to the letters and announces, less is more for this theme.

There are uncountable alternatives for newspaper decorations, but we particularly love some like using them as mantels, leave a crossword on the dinner plate or even making a centerpiece for the candy buffet with some wooden letters covered on newspapers. Look at this images for some inspiration:

Newspaper decoration Ideas for baby shower

Making garlands, besides being super easy is always a good way to bring joy and life to any event. That’s why there is nothing better than learning to make them with newspapers by yourself. Look at the DIY we have here:

Materials:

  • Newspapers
  • Scissors
  • Cord
  • Glue

DIY newspaper garland

Steps:

  • Draw and cut many triangles on the newspapers.
  • When you have enough, glue them on the cord and shape your garland.
  • You can make it as long as you want and you can even paint the initials of your baby on them.

Food:

Surprise your guests with snacks inspired on newspaper white and black. Look at this tasty recipe for chocolate truffles.

Ingredients:

  • 250 gr. buttermilk
  • Orange zest
  • 300 gr. dark and white chocolate

Black and white chocolate truffles

Preparation:

  • Set buttermilk into a pan and heat. Add orange zest and wait until it boils.
  • Then, remove from heat. Add chocolate in small pieces and stir with a spatula until it dissolves completely.
  • When you have the mix ready, pour into a bowl and let it cool on the fridge. Once it cools and using a spoon, make small balls and afterwards roll them onto cocoa powder, chocolate sprinkles or whatever else you desire.

Customizing desserts also brings party decorations to life. For this newspaper baby shower you could set fries and other snacks wrapped in newspapers, or decorating some cupcakes or the tart with special cake toppers. Check the images for some ideas!

Newspaper baby shower candy buffet

Extras:

Baby shower favors are always welcome by guests. That’s why, a good idea to present some candies or marshmallows is to make a newspaper bag to go with the party theme. Follow the steps on the image to make the bag and don’t forget to add a little bow!

DIY newspaper bag

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WEDDING INVITATIONS AND DECORATIONS FOR A LOVELY CORAL COLORED WEDDING

With the nice weather, wedding decor gets inspired by warm colors, and coral is one of those. That’s why, today at La Belle Carte, we are organizing a wedding theme based on this popular tone, preferred by so many couples for an outdoor wedding full of flowers. If you like the idea, choose this color for your Online Wedding Invitations and start getting everything done.

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Decorations:

One of the characteristics of coral themed weddings is they catch the eye without much effort. That’s why, if you want to give them an extra glamorous touch, mix coral and golden to get a great result. On the other side, if you want to reinforce the romantic side, pink will always be a good choice!

The candy buffet will always claim the attention of guests. So, it’s important to not only focus on the candy but on table decorations as well. Look at this easy idea to make a cupcake tray yourself.

Materials:

  • Assorted sizes coral colored plates
  • Candle holders
  • Glue

DIY sweets tray

Steps:

  • Stick a candle holder on the underside of the smaller plates, and wait for the glue to dry.
  • Use one of the bigger plates as a base and then stick two of the holder-plate structures on top of it (one over the other), so you have a tower of three plates and two holders.
  • Wait for it to dry before putting candy on them.

Flowers and garlands are always present on weddings. You can also give a special touch to the event by decorating chairs. Get some ideas with the pic we have here!

Ideas for a coral wedding

Food:

Sweets are always welcome in any party. Take advantage of the coral wedding theme and serve homemade candies on this color. Look this step by step tutorial and learn how to make them:

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2/3 cup freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
  • 1 tablespoon powdered pectin
  • 1/2 teaspoon grapefruit zest
  • 4 a 5 red food coloring (optional)

Coral caramels recipe

Preparation:

  • Cut a piece of parchment paper and place it on a 8 x 8 inch baking pan.
  • Add 1 cup sugar, applesauce, juice and pectin to a medium sized pan or casserole and whisk so the ingredients combine. Place the pan over medium heat and bring to a simmer, don’t forget to stir the mix from time to time!
  • Attach a candy thermometer to the casserole, add 1 more sugar cup (leave the remaining 1/2 aside) and mix some more. Let the mixture reaches 220 ° F and leave it like this for 20 or 25 minutes.
  • Remove mixture from heat and detach the thermometer. Add zest and colorant and stir. Then add the mixture to the baking pan and refrigerate until it sets, it will take around 2 to 3 hours.
  • Meanwhile, sprinkle 1/4 cup sugar left in a uniform thin layer over another baking pan and place the fruit pate you just made over it.
  • Cut the pâte into 1 inch cubes and sprinkle the remaining sugar evenly over them.
  • Store into a covered container at room temperature or put in the fridge for two weeks.

Toast with your invitees with a delicious coral cocktail made with apricots. Check this easy recipe and cheer for the newlyweds!

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz rum
  • 3/4 oz maple syrup
  • 1/4 oz regular syrup
  • Ginger Beer

Apricot cocktail recipe

Preparation:

  • Mix 1 cup cranberries, 1 cup strawberries and 1 cup apricots with 1 cup sugar and 1 cup vinegar. (Use half and half white balsamic and champagne).
  • Let everything rest for a few days and stir once in a while.
  • Strain the mix and save in the fridge.
  • Afterwards, combine rum, maple syrup and plain syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well and pour over fresh ice. Add a dash of ginger beer and enjoy!

Extras:

Thank your guests for coming to the reception with some pretty coral wedding favors. Things like small candy boxes, candles or even a scarf will be well received.

Wedding favors for coral wedding

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ARE YOU KIDS #TEAMIRONMAN? IDEAS & ONLINE INVITATIONS FOR A SUPER FUN IRON MAN BIRTHDAY

Iron Man has arrived at La Belle Carte! And he comes fully charged with special powers to give your kid the best birthday party ever. If your child is an Iron Man fan, fill their celebration with party decorations related to this hero. But, before you start preparing them, don’t forget to send Online Invitations to your loved ones that match this action charged theme!

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Decorations:

Iron Man birthday decorations are characterized by three colors: red, yellow and black. So, don’t forget to add them to every little detail, from online invitations to napkins for the lunch.

Kids love to play and become just like their favorite heroes. A good idea would be to give them a pair of Iron Man gloves. Look how easy it is to do it with our next DIY:

Materials:

  • Red gloves
  • Red LED Push Lights
  • 3 AAA batteries
  • Glue (for fabrics and plastics)

DIY iron man gloves

Steps:

  • Take gloves, lights and glue out of their packaging.
  • Place batteries inside push lights.
  • If your push lights have an adhesive sticker on the back, remove it. Then, add enough glue where the adhesive was.
  • Place each push light in the palm side of each glove and press so it stays put.
  • Let dry for at least 45 minutes before giving them to your kids.
  • Help your kids put the gloves on. Now they have transformed into Iron Man!

Some other birthday party ideas to make the celebration unforgettable could be Iron Man action figures as centerpieces or red and yellow balloon garlands for the walls. Look at these images for some inspiration:

Iron Man birthday decoration ideas

Food:

Let’s get to the snacks ideas. Kids love corn dogs and a good twist would be to make them muffin-style. Look at the easy recipe we have here. Everyone will ask for seconds!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup gluten-free cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8-10 hot dogs, cut in thick portions

Corn dogs muffins recipe

Preparation:

  • Preheat oven at 375 degrees. Mix butter and sugar into a bowl and whisk to incorporate the ingredients.
  • Add eggs and the whisk some more, then add buttermilk while you keep whisking.
  • In a different bowl, mix baking soda, cornmeal, all-purpose flour and salt. Stir to combine the dry ingredients and after that incorporate to wet ingredients in two different batches.
  • Spray a mini muffin tray with non-sticking spray. Add one tablespoon batter to each tray cup. Add a slice of hot dog in the middle of each muffin.
  • Bake for 8-12 minutes or until cornbread goldens. Let it cool for 5 minutes before serving and enjoy!

A candy buffet is loved by adults and children alike. To keep the party theme get some cupcakes, decorated cookies and of course an Iron Man cake!

Iron Man birthday candy table

Extras:

Surprise your little guests with awesome Iron Man party favors. Try a candy box, sweets bags or an Iron Man mask, all perfect for the occasion.

Iron Man party favors

Online invitations: La Belle Carte

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