I designed this airplane party for my son’s 1st birthday. The possibilities were endless when it came to an airplane theme!

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas-10

All of the kiddos were sent home with favor boxes, with age appropriate goodies!

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas Favors

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas Favors

I incorporated an airplane detail by using the “Baggage Claim” sign.

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas Baggage Claim

I had the rock candy sitting in sugar for an added sugar rush!

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas Food Court

The cupcake toppers gave the party a little more personalization.

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas Cupcake Toppers

Adding ribbon to your already cutesy wutesy cake stands are another way to incorporate you color scheme.

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas Cake Stands

After finding the cake idea on Pinterest, I went to my “go to” cake decorater, Diane, and she made it happen!

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas Cake

You always want to add height and different levels to your dessert table. Stacking your cupcakes is an easy way to add height.

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas Cupcakes

For the ice cream, I used baking cups and punched a hole in each one, to tie the wooden spoons to the cups so our guests would have easy access to utensils!

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas Ice Cream

I arranged rice krispy treats in to a suit case. The rice krispy packaging was the exact colors for the party, so I thought it would be a nice touch! The invitation was a boarding pass that had clever sayings on it with details for the party.

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas Rice Krispy's

My husband and I decided that it would be a good idea to create a time capsule for our son. So instead of the tradition “Guest Book,” we decided to have everyone write a message to Graham with advice and/or a prediction of what they thought he would be when he grew up. We have locked the messages in to one of the suit cases, and he will read them on his 20th birthday!

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas Time Capsule

Oh boy did I have fun making these candy airplanes. I found the idea on Pinterest, and I immediately went and bought all of the candy needed to make these. They were a hit at the party!

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas Candy Airplane

Since the color scheme was red and blue, I filled plastic milk bottles with red and blue Hawaiian Punch and topped them off with paper straws and printables.

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas Drinks

Cherry Sours and Blue Sixlets were a hit, due to the individual serving size and accessibility.

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas Sweet Treats

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas

Ahhhh the cake pops! These were delicous and adorable! Sweet. Sassy Pops made these exactly as I requested, and they were to die for!

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas Cake Pops

Before I knew it, it was cake time. My son had never had sugar of any kind until this moment…

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas

Needless to say… We were up all night. ūüėČ

 

Out of the blue, came a stray dog and totally took over my sons birthday cake!  Most hilarious party detail of the day.

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas

Airplane First Birthday Party Ideas

Party Credits:

Party Design: Jessica with Fantabulosity

Photography: AG Photography

Printables: Vens Paperie

Invitation: 505 Design & Paperie

Candy: Nuts.com

Party Supplies (Spoons, balloons, milk bottles, etc.): Shop Sweet Lulu

Cake and Cupcakes: Diane’s Cakery

Cake Pops: Sweet. Sassy. Pops