Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Rapunzel Tangled Birthday Party

rapunzel tangled party ideas
My daughter's birthday party was a few weeks ago. Her birthday seemed to sneak up on us which had me scrambling. I started the planning on a Tuesday for the party 4 days later. She wanted a Tangled Party and I didn't want to disappoint! Party planning wasn't difficult, just time consuming. I got most of the ideas for the party from this website.

First I created the invitation and emailed it out. Email me if you would like to get your own personalized invitation.
rapunzel tangled party invitation tangled birthday gift bag

tangled birthday gift bags
tangled birthday gift bags
tangled rapunzel gift bag
tangled rapunzel gift bags
We printed and laminated these bookmarks. Dori cut them ALL out, including enough for everyone in her class at school. We had the party guests string yarn through for Rapunzel hair, but Dori did the hair for her class bookmarks.
tangled rapunzel bookmark disney
Here she is cutting out her own Tangled Crown.
tangled rapunzel party printable
We also made luggage tags for each party guest.
tangled rapunzel gift tags
The cake was a combination of a Rapunzel Tangled Tower and Pascal (chameleon) Cupcakes. Here are some of the supplies.
tangled tower cake ingredients
My hubby made a base out of a block of wood with a dowel stuck in it. I took an 8" round cake and pushed it down the dowel for the base and covered it with green frosting for the grass. Then I stacked Pecan Rolls back to back and topped them with 2 cupcakes.
tangled tower cake directions
Then I decorated the tower with green icing vines and topped it with a waffle cone which had been iced with purple frosting. Rapunzel's hair flowed out and around the cake. It survived the car ride on my lap to the party location (mall).
tangled tower cake birthday
The cake was displayed at the party surrounded by the Pascal Cupcakes.
tangled tower cake birthday
Party activities included drawing Eugene's nose on his wanted poster. The boys got a kick out of being really silly with this.
tangled rapunzel birthday coloring
We also made Pascal Party Blowers. Supplies for this were purchase at Dollar Tree. Only $2 total for 8 blowers.
pascal tangled blowers craft
Here was the table where the kids made the blowers & put the hair on their bookmarks.
tangles arts and crafts
Here is Dori blowing her Pascal Blower.
rapunzel party fun ideas
Here is the Birthday girl and her Tower Cake & Pascal Cupcakes! I love how the sun was streaming in the windows and made it look like her crown was sparkling.
tangled rapunzel birthday party
As you can see the party was a success! My daughter felt special and had a great time.

Here are the Pascal cupcakes I took into school to celebrate her birthday a few days later. She passed out bookmarks to all her classmates and read a Tangled book to the entire class too.
pascal birthday cupcake homemade
We teach our children to be mindful of others, especially those in need. So we asked the party guests to bring mittens/gloves & hats to donate to local children in need. Here is a pic of my daughter after she decorated the Mitten Tree with her party donations.
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  1. Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 6 post on Dec. 14, 2011. Thanks again.

  2. ADORABLE Diana!! Great favors and crafty projects for the kiddos. Love the cake & cupcakes too!!

  3. Over from TGIF. Very cute party! I'm so glad I finally have a girl! :)

  4. That came out great!! Happy Birthday to your daughter :) Thanks for linking up!

  5. Adorable...Love the way you prepared the tower..Belated birthday wishes to your daughter....
    Thanks a lot for linking with Midweek Fiesta.Hope to see you on next week too….
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  6. Over from TGIF. Love this party. I'm bookmarking it for my daughter's 6th birthday in the spring. She has already told me she wants a Tangled party so this is perfect.

  7. What FUN!! And I think your cupcake tower is way clever & cute!! I am putting the finishing touches on a huge Tangled preschool pack right now - my daughter is a big Rapunzel fan too =) Thanks for linking up to TGIF! Merry Christmas,
    Beth =-)

  8. This is awesome and so clever! Thanks for sharing. I am a new follower and your blog is too cute. I look forward to reading more posts. I'd appreciate it if you stopped by my blog and followed me back. Thanks!

  9. What a magical party. Thanks for sharing at Bacon Time. Hope your Christmas is the best yet.

  10. SO fun! I really like all the little details...and the tower cake is too cool. Great party! Thanks for sharing at shine on fridays!

  11. This is great, I love your blog. I will definitely be using some of these ides for my 3 year old's birthday next month. I've bookmarked your site, I will be coming back for more ideas :)

  12. Just curious, how did you transport the tower from your house? I am nervous about this for my daughter's upcoming party!

    Great job, by the way.

  13. Lauren,

    I just held in on my lap. The dowel holding the tower in place was glued to the wood board, so I just had to hold the board steady.

  14. Your cake is incredible! I have been trying to figure out how to make Rapunzel's tower for my daughter's 4th birthday next month. Thanks for posting this!

  15. It looks like you did not get adhesive backed foam to make the party blowers. How did you adhere them together?

    1. I cut & hot glued the Pascal shape ahead of time. Then the kids put on facial features with Sharpies and slipped the blower into the opening. No need to glue in the blower.

  16. What a super cute Rapunzel party! We're doing a Rapunzel Bday party for my daughter too. Where did you find the template for the Golden Sun?

    1. I googled Tangled Sun and found it under images.

  17. I love Tangled! It's almost my favorite Disney movie :) I love the bags and that you used Pascal for the boys.. Great ideas! Pinning it.

  18. You gave your daughter a beautiful party and your are so creative. I have 4 children, 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren so I've given and been to a lot of children's parties and I commend you for giving your child the gift of learning how to share with the less fortunate.


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