• Lockdown Parties

    Lockdown Birthday Parties!

    As lockdowns continue, more and more children’s birthday celebrations are taking place at home in a much simpler way. In fact they are very much like the parties I had as a child and I, for one, think that’s a good thing! Trends come and go but some things are just too good to ever go out of fashion; pass the parcel, musical statues, cheese and pineapple hedgehogs, and jelly and ice cream to name but a few! If you’re unsure where to start or just want to be sure you have all bases covered, check out my top lockdown birthday party tips! Party Theme and DecorationsA birthday tea at…

  • Party Planning,  Tableware

    Create an Instagram worthy party table without spending a fortune!

    Here at Party Box by Design, we love a traditional home birthday party and believe that fun, above everything else, should be at the centre of every children’s party. What’s more fun than creating a fabulous themed birthday surprise for your child, with love, and without spending a fortune. Mrs. B, otherwise known as Becky (Mum of three), does just that at least three times a year. From a penguin theme for her daughter, Imogen, to a tractor party for son William, and Harry Potter for eldest daughter Lydia, Mrs. B has shown she can turn her hand to any theme, but it’s her recent Toy Story themed party for…

  • Party Planning

    Post-Lockdown Birthday Parties

    OK, so we know lockdown isn’t over yet, but we like to plan for the future! If your child’s birthday falls from July onwards, you’re probably already wondering how you can celebrate! And of course, there will be many of you who’ve postponed parties and want to reschedule. With social distancing looking like it’s here to stay for a good while yet, it’s fair to assume that all social gatherings, including children’s parties, will be a little different to how they were before and will take even more thought and planning. Just one week before lockdown was announced, we held a party for my 7-year-old nephew. It was a close…