Posted under: circus / carnival



How to make carnival or circus party favors

September 29, 2014

I found the cutest miniature milk jars at Michael’s the other day, and I thought they’d make really great party favors! Honestly they’d work for any party theme, but once I decided to fill them with colorful miniature gumballs, and I thought… CIRCUS PARTY! To make the …

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How to make cute carnival or circus party favors!

Circus birthday party: TJ is 4 and Taylor is 1!

September 8, 2014

Step right up, it’s a circus theme party for brothers TJ and Taylor! This amazing party was styled by Brittany of GreyGrey Designs. She incorporated lots of classic circus details straight out of a big top, including tickets, circus animals, clowns, popcorn, cotton candy, and red-and-white-stripes. The …

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Amazing circus theme party!

How to make clown hat party favors

June 26, 2014

This is an awesome idea for a circus party favor: cute little clown hats made from ice cream cones! This photo is by Jo of Salt and Pepper, who filled the ice cream cones with Smarties before bagging them up. If you want to seal your candies …

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Clown hat party favors

Carnival party: Benjamin is 5 and Jacob is 1!

June 2, 2014

Today I’m just beyond thrilled to share this adorable and creative carnival party! My friend Karen, who’s been a faithful customer since the very earliest days of Chickabug, threw this party for her sons Benjamin and Jacob. This party is extra special to me personally because I …

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Amazing carnival theme birthday party

Easy party food: Popcorn balls on a stick

May 15, 2014

When it comes to easy party food, these 2-ingredient sugared popcorn balls on a stick by Parents Magazine pretty much take the cake. They are so cute and so simple! (Bonus points for the cute rickrack covered lollipop sticks, and for the pom pom trim on the serving …

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Easy party food: Popcorn balls on a stick

New in the shop: Carnival or circus theme party!

April 19, 2014

Come one, come all, step right up and have a ball! My newest theme is perfect for a circus or carnival party! It features a tent, a circus clown, a Ferris wheel, an admissions ticket, a bag of popcorn, and a candy apple. It’s done in …

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Carnival or circus party paper goods & printables from Chickabug

{one pretty pin} Carnival cupcakes

March 30, 2014

For a carnival or circus theme party, cupcakes don’t get any easier than this! This idea is so charming and sweet – white frosting, rainbow colored sprinkles, and Barnum’s Animal Crackers on top. (I have the biggest ever soft spot for Barnum’s Animal Crackers, by …

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Easy circus cupcakes

Links I’m Loving: Cookie Monster macarons, circus party hats, and more!

February 28, 2014

Cookie Monster macarons recipe by Raspberri Cupcakes. These are the cutest things ever!! Though I know you may be thinking “honey, I am never going to make homemade macarons.” That’s okay – just click through and scroll down to the animated gif (just above the recipe). …

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Links I'm Loving: Cookie Monster macarons, DIY circus party hats, and more!

Big top birthday party: Hudson is 1!

May 31, 2013

Today I’m featuring a big top birthday party for 1-year-old Hudson! Hudson’s mom Lindsay went with my rainbow theme, then added a twist with circus-inspired food, a clown to entertain the kids, and a really cool circus train bounce house. The vintage-style plastic popcorn boxes were a good …

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Rainbow party: Lauren is 4!

May 16, 2013

Today’s featured party is from my sweet customer Christiane, who threw a rainbow birthday party for her daughter, Lauren. She used the rainbow printable kit and made a beautiful rainbow cake, cookies, and even hired a clown to come entertain! The photos were taken by …

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Rainbow birthday party