When you choose a unique party theme, it’s so much fun to really go all out with it! That’s what Amy of Ambrini Events did for her daughter Shaylee’s third birthday. She decided on my little monsters theme in hot pink, bright aqua, and bright orange, and she paid attention to every last detail to turn her house into a monster mash!

It’s definitely time to party! : ) The entryway was decorated with balloons from Polka Dot Market, lanterns from Asian Import Store, a personalized printable banner, and homemade party poms, streamers, and monster dolls.

The monster dolls are my favorite thing!! Amy made them from felt and they are a perfect replica of the monsters I drew. (I want my own set of these so badly now!) : )

The paper chains are made from cardstock. You can view a tutorial on how to make them at Mini-eco.

The food table was decorated in orange, aqua and pink fabric from JoAnn’s.

Guests had cake, cupcakes, and pink-frosted cookies. To make the cupcakes, Amy took printable cupcake toppers and added them to scalloped paper backings. She thought of every detail – notice how the sprinkles alternate with the color of the toppers so that there’s a little of every color on each cupcake! The cake was made to match the pink monster in the theme – it’s so adorable.

The monster fruit salad was inspired by another fabulous Little Monsters party that I’ve featured. It’s such a fun idea!

Amy served blue Hawaiian Punch and Kool-Aid pink lemonade in monster cups (decorated with googly eyes from JoAnn’s).

The faces on the marshmallow monster pops crack me up!

Each food was labeled with a personalized buffet card, like these mini monster cheesecakes.

Personalized water bottles were on-hand for thirsty little monsters!

At the end of the party, each guest went home with a whole lot of swag: favor buckets filled with goodies, plus custom cookies from Sugar Coated Cookies that were labeled with printable favor circles.

The favor buckets (purchased at Michael’s) were filled with little monster plush dolls, monster stickers, monster tattoos, Pixie sticks, monster rubber duckies, Nerds, bead necklaces, cookies, and monster mouths (made from a printable from JW Illustrations). Then, Amy tied a favor tag to each bucket with coordinating orange, aqua and pink ribbon.

SO FUN!! Thank you so much for sharing, Amy! Happy birthday to Shaylee!

Styling: Amy and Brianne of Ambrini Events, Half Moon Bay, CA
Polka dot balloons: Polka Dot Market
Lanterns: Asian Import Store
Party poms and paper garlands: Ambrini Events, Half Moon Bay, CA
Buckets on the food table, buckets holding favors: Michael’s
Orange, aqua and pink fabrics on the food table, plus the googly eyes for the cups: JoAnn’s
Cake: Shelby Moorehouse
Cake pops: Ambrini Events, Half Moon Bay, CA
Cookies: Sugar Coated Cookies
Monster dolls: Homemade, using felt from JoAnn’s
Printable monster mouths: JW Illustrations
Sewn paper garland tutorial: Mini-eco
Water labels and party printables: Chickabug

Chickabug monster theme paper goods & printables

Shop for personalized Little Monster theme party paper goods and printables here.
Or, check out more Little Monster theme party ideas on Pinterest or here on my blog!


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  1. 1
    Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 at 11:08 am
    Windy City Novelties says:
    Love Love Love all the colors!
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    Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 at 10:33 pm
    Amy with Ambrini Events says:
    Thank you Chickabug and all your amazing posts for the insperation to pull off this monsterrific party!!!!! We had a blast coming up with the Little monster felt dolls!!!!! and they are still in my daughters room!:)
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      Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 at 5:09 pm
      Heather says:
      Thank YOU, Amy!! I still haven't gotten over the thrill of those dolls, I'm telling ya! ; ) I might have to try my hand at making some, and I am NOT a good sewer. But I really want to try!
  3. 3
    Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 at 11:06 pm
    Joanna Juarez says:
    Sooooo cute!!!
  4. 4
    Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 at 11:24 pm
    Irene Kostakis says:
    Wow it is just great and very nice colors, beautiful and very organized.

    Thank you,

    Irene Kostakis
  5. 5
    Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 at 12:35 am
    Vicky Pardini says:
    You guys do such an amazing job. Every party you guys have thrown have been memorable and I always look forward to the next one.
  6. 6
    Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 at 11:30 am
    Dave Bragg says:
    Looks great! Looking forward to the next event you are doing for us!
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    Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 at 12:12 pm
    Frances Avalos says:
    Your mom must be so proud of you honey, sure wish I had your talent, Hope you don't mind if i use some of your wonderful ideas.....
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    Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 at 4:00 pm
    mary lou prewitt says:
    I am so proud of you! This is so unique and your home is beautiful! Happy late Birthday to Shaylee!!!