Your short-stuff might be all about the smash cake, but you know decorations matter, too. Getting your birthday party looking picture-perfect is a big job. Still, it can be worry free! We’ve discovered amazingly simple ways to color your bash beyond streamers and balloons. Click through our album to see how to perk things up with cupcake garlands, light-up signs, baby pics and more.

Topsy Turvy Garland 

Match your quirky tot’s personality with a wild assortment of crepe cupcake holders (collect leftovers from your cupboards and friends). Then make The Chic Site’s vibrant garland — it takes a little patience and time to string everything together, but the results are kooky in the most Alice-in-Wonderland of ways. Get the tutorial here!

Photo courtesy of The Chic Site

 

Got any effortless tips on taking your party to the next level? Share them in the Comments below!

— Christal Yuen