Pinterest is pretty much the best party planning resource EVER. You can see my party board HERE.
I'll share sources for as many items as possible...and if you have any questions I'll answer them in the comments, as always!
shirt(custom):amy tangerine, skirt:borrowed from friend (handmade), hairclip:gap kids (i added a gold shell)
fans:oriental trading,paper lanterns:target(spritz),glass bubbles (added with gluegun): michaels, tulle and sequin trim: michaels
I purchased these Mylar balloons (6 came in the set). And when Jimmy took them to be inflated they were ALL torn. Such a rip off.
More Oriental Trading fans.
This was my favorite decoration. Oriental Trading tissue pom poms, streamers, and glass bubbles from Michaels.
My awesome MIL figured out how to hang these just so. LOVED how it turned out.
Flowers: Chaves' Gardens (best florist in Newport)
I added a gem to the center of each starfish and then tied a bunch of blue and gold ribbons to the dowel rod. Pretty easy.
dowel rods,paint,gems,ribbons:michaels, starfish:the christmas tree shops
Note: The gold ribbons are from the dollar spot at Michaels. They come 6 to a card and are just lovely.
sequins:michaels,starfish,coral,picture holders:the christmas tree shops,giant "H":hobby lobby(i painted it teal,rock candy:amazon,glass starfish:fresh market
"Oyster Cookies":Nilla Wafers, pink icing, yogurt covered raisins. Frame from Michaels dollar spot, shell tray from Marshalls, Mermaid font.
Lemonade dispenser:Home Goods,Frame:Michaels dollar spot,cake pedestal:Hobby Lobby,coral, sand dollar, sea glass:The Christmas Tree Shops,paper straws:Michaels(4th of July section)
Cake: Cravings Cafe and Cakery- Dartmouth, MA, Pedestal: Vintage, Starfish and Sand Dollars: The Christmas Tree Shops
Cupcake wrappers- Michaels, Gold glitter paper-Michaels.
I taped four 12x12 sheets of cardstock together. Then I started layering from top to bottom, using the glue gun. I also glue gunned each wrapper closed.
The seven is a template that I traced and cut from gold glitter paper.
Activities- I didn't get a photo but the girls decorated these Mermaid Clothespins.
We also rented a bouncie.
Sadie's dress is from Marshalls.
So there you have it. Harper's Mermaid Party. It was a joy and a pleasure to create this day for her, she was so happy and appreciative.