My friend Leslie’s son turned 2 recently. He is obsessed with cars, so it was easy to decide on the theme for his party. Leslie held the party at one of our favorite local play spaces. She kept the decorations pretty simple, but it was definitely a homage to his current passion.
Dapper little host.
The kids had free reign to explore the giant indoor play structure.
And by “kids” I mean the adults too! I swear I love this place as much as Mia does!
How awesome is this slide?
After all the kiddos and adults were thoroughly worn out, we headed into the party room for pizza and cake.
Leslie’s genius idea was to use chalkboard paper instead of tablecloths. Leslie, Lindsay and I got together one afternoon to transform the paper into roads. We used white tape for the center lines, and the drew car and truck outlines up and down both sides.
Leslie scattered mini traffic cones, and road signs up and down the road. We used this printable set to make the road signs.
Each kid had one of these cars waiting for them as their party favor.
We also used chalkboard paper and printable road signs to cover the giant 2.
(The 2 has been used at 4 parties so far, getting appropriate make-overs for each one. You saw it here first. We are all about reduce-reuse-recycle apparently!)
Drea made one of her signature mini layered cakes for Dylan.
And all the other kiddos enjoyed cupcakes.
And just for fun…here’s one more video of
my Mia’s favorite slide:
How did we get here? Take a trip down memory lane:
Dylan’s first birthday party is here.
Dylan’s sip & see is here.
Leslie’s baby shower is here.
Leslie’s wedding is here.
And lastly, vendors:
Venue: La Petite Play
Party favor cars and mini cones: Oriental Trading
Photography: Linsday Little