Military Man Party!

military man camouflage cookies

Military Man Party

We’re taking a break from all the Valentine’s “red, pink, and girly things” for this 100% boy party! We’re talking Military with camouflage to the max! Growing up with a big brother, I had my fair share of GI Joe time so this party looks like a BLAST. How neat are those camouflage cookies?! They were made by Sara of Dandy Delights. Genevieve Le Bel of Celebrate TODAY, the superchick way did such an outstanding job with this party! Her son, Niko (9), is into all things military, war games, Nerf guns, and paint ball games so this party definitely fit his style!

military man birthday party war paint ball

cake bombs, army cupcakes

Genevieve incorporated items from her army supply store as well as her local party store. The ammunition boxes, camo netting and old bullets were real! She shared some of the details about all the “provisions”. “Hats were ‘flipped” and used as vessels for snacks!  Treats included cleverly labeled snacks!  Camouflaged cake pops (made by me!) were called “cake bombs”, trail mix was transformed into “military mix”, popcorn with camo colored M&Ms and jelly beans was called “camo corn”! We also had Camo Swirly lollipops, dark hot chocolate cupcakes, custom iced cookies and bottled root beer!  Mini doughnuts (by dough a deer) , Shelled peanuts, candy… I mean it went on and on!”

She also created mini versions of her Kandy Kones (patent pending) and used them as “cake toppers!  The kones were filled with chocolate chips!   Extra chocolate is ALWAYS a good idea!

military green tablescape

kandy kones

crepe paper streamers gi joe party

military camouflage birthday party ideas

Genevieve said the boys had lots of fun at the party! “The boys played tug-a-war in the rain!  They did target shooting with paintball guns!  We also invited a veteran to come talk to the boys about his experiences!!!  Oh, and we asked a cadet friend to deliver the birthday gift which was authentic army fatigues!!!”

The party ended with super fun favors ,“Boxes filled with silver and gold foiled candy with matching stickers!  Each child also got to take home a plastic grenade and the “body target” the shot with paint ball guns!’

Vendors & Credits

Design, Invitations, Kandy Kones, Crepe Paper Streamers, Cake Pops, Styling – Celebrate TODAY (Genevieve)
Printables – Posh Pixel Designs
Cupcakes – Scrumptious Swirls
Cookies – Dandy Delights
Favor Boxes – Party Starters
Doughnuts – Dough-A-Deer


Comments

  1. 1

    Yea for the awesome Gen!!! Well done, Chick!!

  2. 2

    Beautiful and butch. My little guys would love this. Gen is a rock star and detail freak. The grenades are hilarious. Wicked cool.

  3. 3

    SUCH a fun party! Always love seeing fantastic boy parties! The bullet garland is so creative!

  4. 4

    I love a good boy party–and this is a GREAT boy party. G has such attention to detail, always love seeing what she comes up with. Those cake bombs are spectacular, and i really dig the bullet round garland. :)

  5. 5

    Love the little army guys, along with everything else!

  6. 6

    Love the cake bombs! Too cute!

  7. 7

    Such an awesome theme! Everything looks great, those cookies ROCK!

  8. 8

    FABULOUS job Gen! You rock sista!

  9. 9

    Amazing job, Gen! LOVING this theme for little boys and it’s SO cool and filled with super fun treats and details! My favorites were the cake bombs and battle beer, so fun!

  10. 10

    Omgoosshhh!! I love this! Great job Genevieve! You are a superchick! What a fab feature Courtney!

  11. 11

    super chick ROCKS!!

  12. 12

    That’s the prettiest camo I have ever seen!

  13. 13
    Tara Wilshusen says:

    Would love to know how you decorated the “cake bombs” My son is having a Army Party and I was looking for ideas for Military Cake Pops and those would be perfect if you don’t mind sharing!

    Thanks,

    Tara

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