This pretty princess birthday party was sent in by crafty mama Lyttle of The Sweetest Thing. Lyttle says, “This party was 95% DIY and I’m so proud to have been able to pull it off for my daughter on a tight budget. Despite all of the time spent, it was definitely worth it. A true labor of love, for sure!”

Princess theme birthday party

The pink backdrop behind the dessert table was made by hand. Lyttle says it was “simply made by streamers cut into varying lengths and hung individually from wall to wall. I used white and three different shades of pink.” The “Happy Birthday” pennant banner and the “Princess Sadie” banner were also both made by hand using card stock, banner paper, acrylic paint and a gold markers.

Princess theme birthday party - DIY tissue paper wreath

The wreath was handmade from several shades of tissue paper to create an ombre effect.

Princess theme birthday party - made from scratch: chocolate covered cherry cake pops, mini vanilla cupcakes and mini strawberry cupcakes

Guests had their pick of pink party treats: mini strawberry cupcakes topped with pink vanilla buttercream frosting, chocolate covered maraschino cherry cake pops, and mini vanilla cupcakes with vanilla buttercream frosting – all made from scratch.

Princess theme birthday party - pink crown lollipops in pink sprinkle shooters

Crown lollipops were served in pink sprinkle shooters. So cute!

Princess theme birthday party - vanilla pink ombre birthday cake on tassled cake stand

A vanilla pink ombre birthday cake with pink vanilla ombre frosting was served atop a ribbon-decorated cake stand.

Princess theme birthday party - pink and white strawberry flavored marshmallows

Pink and white strawberry flavored marshmallows were decorated with homemade toppers.

Princess theme birthday party - mini strawberry cupcakes with pink vanilla buttercream frosting

Each strawberry cupcake is topped with an perfect dollop of pink vanilla buttercream icing.

Princess theme birthday party - DIY custom chalkboard with Sadie's first year stats

Lyttle made this beautiful chalkboard display all by herself to show off what Sadie has been up to in her first year.

Princess theme birthday party - personalized princess treat bag labels and assorted Hershey's kisses

Each party guest left with a treat bag full of assorted raspberry, almond and caramel Hershey’s Kisses.

Thank you so much for sharing, Lyttle! Happy birthday to Sadie! : )

Decor, chalkboard drawing, food, and treat bags – Homemade