Are you in the mood to Flamingle???

Now that summer is upon us, it is time to plan family bbq’s, picnics, swim parties, etc…

The ideas on how to spend our summer are endless!

I am currently working on a new summer inspired collection and it is all about Flamingos & Fun!

I want to share a sneak peek with you today of this sweet collection ~ all party décor will soon be available in the Bella Bella Studios Etsy Shop.

This collection is full of pink flamingos, palm trees, & hibiscus flowers all on vibrant summer polka dots & stripes!

There are many more design pieces to come…….!

Custom Flamingo Party Invitaiton ~ customized just for your special event!

Custom Flamingo Party Invitaiton ~ customized just for your special event!

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Thanks for looking !!!

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Come One…Come All…. the C I R C U S is in Town!

Have you stopped by the Bella Bella Studios Etsy Shop lately to see some of our newest collections? One of our top-selling collections right now is our “Girly Circus”. This collection is designed for all of the Girly Girls out there! I used a vintage inspired circus performer atop her black and white horse topped with a grand feathered headdress. She is ready for the show! Fun elephants, seals on swings, circus stripes, pink lace, bows, and crowns can all be found under the pink and black striped circus tent! Grab some popcorn and cotton candy and join us under the big top for a fun look at this collection! 

Girly Circus Collection by Bella Bella Studios


In this collection, I have designed and you will receive:

-Custom 5×7 Invitation

– Custom Buffet/Dessert Cards

– Custom Cupcake Toppers/Party Circles and Coordinating Background Squares

– Custom Table/Door Sign

– Drink Wraps

– Thank You Cards

– Favor Tags

-“Come One..Come All”  Party Banner

These designs are a wonderful way to add custom designs to your party theme! Simply save, print and cut.

This collection can be printed as many times as you need for your party!


Vintage CIRCUS Birthday Party Girl and Horse CUSTOM Printable Birthday DOOR-Table Sign by Bella Bella Studios

Circus Table/Door Sign – Greet your guests at the door and use on the Food Table for coordinating party decor!


By the way, we haven’t forgotten about the boys …..

CIRCUS Party CARNIVAL - Horse and Elephant - Custom Printable Party Collection by Bella Bella Studios

This collection comes with all that you need for a red, white and blue Circus! This collection can also be found in the Bella Bella Studios Etsy Shop! 

Thanks for visiting!

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Vintage Paper Doll Birthday Party

While busy pinning away on Pinterest, I found this adorable vintage paper doll birthday party that I want to share. No details were left out of this sweet, girly, pink, and fun party. Larissa of Sweet On Parties styled this oh so lovely party!  The little birthday girl Audrey loves paper dolls so vintage Betsey McCall Dolls were used for the inspiration behind this party.

Be sure to grab a cup of tea, sit back and enjoy all of the sweet details of this party.

Vintage Paper Doll Party {1950s Inspired}

Vintage Paper Doll Party {1950s Inspired}

Vintage Paper Doll Party {1950s Inspired}

Vintage Paper Doll Party {1950s Inspired}

Vintage Paper Doll Party {1950s Inspired}

Vintage Paper Doll Party {1950s Inspired}

Vintage Paper Doll Party {1950s Inspired}

Vintage Paper Doll Party {1950s Inspired}

PARTY DETAILS, as told by Larissa

Our little Audrey is quite a doll and she is quite smitten with paper dolls and all things pretty so l knew creating a Vintage Paper Doll Party for her 4th Birthday would be perfect!  I wanted to create a party that was pretty but fun and fell in love with the vintage images of Betsy McCall.  I had Diletta from Todi Design Boutique create some very pretty 1950′s inspired printables in a color palette of powder blue, candy pink and a touch of beige.


I created a 1950′s kitchenette for the backdrop of this party to feature her lovely kitchen which she adores playing with.  The party was held under our pergola and my husband and l constructed a wall out of packing sheets for the background and l painted it in Wattyl Raspberry Whip.  We then hung up white picture frames to look like windows and made little curtains to complete the look.  I had some pink and white vinyl wallpaper l found at my grandma’s house and used that on the floor for 1950′s lino.  I used the same pretty patchwork curtain material for the dessert table backdrop and the party table.   I had found some lovely powder blue lace tin ware from target and wanted to feature these on the dessert table along with a 1950′s dolls wardrobe which l painted white and hung little Betsy Dresses on wooden hangers to form a garland.  I hung some white eyelet lace paper lanterns to suspend over the dessert table, and then used the cupcake towers and wrappers from the Martha Stewart’s Doily range.  I wanted the table to be white so l covered it with a white lace doily tablecloth and then some ruffle and lace white fabric which l gathered at the ends with some powder blue ribbons and hung a pennant polka dot bunting across the front of the table.  I also created a welcome sign near the drinks station using an old 1950′s picture frame and hung a Betsy bunting over the little shelf.


I wanted the desserts to be pink and white and made vanilla bean cookies with flooded patterns topped with pink sixlets, pink and white chocolate cherry cake pops, rosewater cupcakes with marshmallow frosting, mini blueberry cheesecakes topped with marshmallow hearts, lemon slice with fondant blossoms and a giant chocolate and raspberry buttercream cupcake with rose swirls, fondant flowers and fondant pearls.  I also bought some mini meringues in pastel shades and put these in gold footed crystal dessert bowls.


A drinks station was set up under the other faux window with tutti frutti punch, milk, lemon lime and bitters, sparkling wine, water and flavoured drinking straws on offer for the party guests.


I bought some white lace paper bon bon boxes and filled these with mini musks and attached a helium balloon as party favours for the guests.  For the tableware l had some plain plastic ware left over from Christmas which l wanted to use up.  For the plates l used a punch hole and then threaded pink and blue ribbon and tied it with a bow.  The clear cups were rather flimsy so l decided to double them and put a paper doily inside with a Betsy dress image and then secured them by attaching some pink or blue ribbon around the top of the cup.  I bought some roses, field carnations and baby’s breath and filled some tall glass jars with posies attached with some natural eyelet lace and a scallop punch topper.


The children played many vintage games such as musical statues, pass the parcel, panic post, pin the tail on the donkey and the finale was a pinata. I decorated a plain pinata with blue and white paper rosettes and ruffles inspired by Audrey’s party dress and then made some little bags decorated with white paper doilies and a Betsy image or scallop punch topper for the children to collect their goodies in.



– Party Styling, Concept, Photography and Desserts: Sweet On Parties

– Party Printables: Todi Design Boutique

– Children’s Table and Powder Blue Chairs: Tiny Tables and Chairs

– Photos courtesy of Blog HWTM

I hope you enjoyed this party as much as I did!

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