Magical invitations and castle themed decor
Princess party ideas your daughter will adore!
For your little one dreaming of a magical fairy tale party, here are some princess-y sweet (and some off-beat) ideas to make her dream come true:
- Princess party invitations
- Cakes made for a princess
- Fun DIY food and drink ideas
- Fairy princess dresses and accessories
- Dresses, hats and more from the Queen Mums
- Princess Characters for hire
- Party favors and take home treats
- FREE princess printables
Castles, flowers, sprinkles and hearts – find the perfect invitation for your little one.
Princess theme party invitations
This pretty in pink invite showcases a pink castle with gold accents and the grand castle opening to showcase your little one’s age. Easily customize this with your daughter’s party details. If delivering in person, you could tie a nice gold ribbon around the envelope for an extra pop!
Lovely colorful summer flowers, pink castle tops with golden flags and a “Once Upon a Time” in a Ribbon accent this beautiful birthday invitation.
A fancy pink and stone castle with blue accents are waiting for your party details to make it your very own princess party invitation.
Who wouldn’t smile at this little princess turning one? Add your own photo and create this sweet princess party invitation for a first birthday.
Blue fairy castle with icy snowflakes decorate this photo princess invitation for a first birthday!
It’s always fun to add a little “extra” in the envelope – and so fun to do with princess invitations. With any of the invites you can add some sparkly rose gold or silver stars inside the envelope to add to the party atmosphere.
Princess Wand Invitations
Love this idea! Design your invitation details to fit onto a star shape, print and trim. Then glue the invitations onto a “magic wand“. Get creative with decorations – ribbons, sequins or glitter and hand deliver the “fairy princess magical invitations”. If you need a star template for your party invitations, just let me know.
Let them eat cake!
What party would be complete without a birthday cake? And what a fantastic cake from CakeyCake. The detail on this castle is so intricate with the walls made to look like stone, the “glass”windows, high towers and flower vines accenting the walls.
Her Royal Highness will adore this pink ruffle cake with jeweled crown tiara and wand accents.
So elegant in it’s simplicity. But the recipe is anything but simple: “layers of sponge cake, vanilla custard and raspberry jam all covered in marzipan” Also called a “prinsesstårta” it originally came from Sweden where it’s named after three Princesses: Margaretha, Martha and Astrid who are said to have loved it. You can find the recipe and tutorial at completelydelicious.com .
If you prefer a bit simpler princess cake, here’s a sweet two tier pink madness with ice cream cone castle toppers. So easy to bake and make!
So simple – and so elegant! Frost your princess cake with her favorite icing color and add a sparkly gold castle topper from momoparty.com
Princess party food and drink ideas
Tiara Pepperoni PIzzas? Sure, why not. Pillsbury has the easy how-to recipe here. Let the kiddos get in on the fun and create their own pizza for the party.
Princess and the frog – so sweet!
If you’re ready for an adventure, you can whip up your own macarons (warning: Skill Level – Advanced) with this classic French recipe. Or go for the baking mix version and add your own your sweet embellishments. PartyPinching.com created a step by step video which shows you exactly how she made these beauties.
Delicious tiara sugar cookies!
Use your favorite sugar cookie recipe (or use this great one from Sally’s Baking Addiction) and make into princess crowns with special crown cookie cutters, pink icing and white detail accents. These will be great take home party favors too.
Princess party pretzel wands!
It’s so easy to create these pretty princess magic wands for your party. All you need are pretzel rods, white chocolate (add food coloring if you like) and some candy toppings. Here’s a short step by step video from Forks and Flowers that shows just how easy these are to make..
Here are a few cute ideas to dress up marshmallows for the party. Jewelled Marshmallows with gold leaf and pink candy accents and pink covered marshmallows, Just dip the marshmallows in melted white chocolate (tinted with food coloring) and swirl. Add some white round nonpareil and insert a pink and white straw. So easy – and inexpensive – to dress up the princess party table.
Colorful Fruity Wands – kids will love these!
For a healthy – and fun – princess treat, try these colorfully delicious fruit wands! The party goers will get a kick out of having magical wands they can eat. Let you imagination go to create these for your princess party or head over to weelicious for step by step directions.
Fairy bread sandwiches
Super easy! All you need is bread and small crown or heart shaped cookie cutters to cut out cute little shapes. Fill with peanut butter and jelly or your favorite filling and don’t forget the sprinkles! Head on over to caitlinhoustonblog.com for the recipe.
Creative cupcake treats
How cute are these princess tower cupcakes with ice cream cones? Yes, there are cupcakes inside – for the how to, head on over to birdonacake.blogspot.com. Or you can make these deliciously sparkly pink cupcakes from heymomwhatscooking with edible star toppings and tiara accents.
Keep it simple – and regal – with vanilla cupcakes and a shiny crown on top.
Pretty as a princess milkshake!
Get your creative juices flowing with the drinks! Here’s a fun take on a strawberry milk shake rimmed with crushed pink candy. Get the recipe from prettiestparties.co.uk The princess party punch is easy too -and looks so pretty on the table. Here’s the princess punch recipe from macaroniandcheesecake.
Here’s a simple way to dress up juice, milk or even water for your princess party – add some heart shaped ice cubes (just add a little food coloring to the water before you freeze). Instant hit with the kiddos!
Fairy princess dresses and accessories
Of course, your little one will love twirling endlessly in her wishy-swishy fairy princess dress! Here are two toddlers showing off their blush dresses with pink satiny ribbons.
Fairy wings fit for a princess
Fairy princess wands
No princess is complete with out her magic wand! You can get some lovely gold fabric tulle fabric accents, dowels, and glitter to create your own. This would also be a fun activity for the kiddos. Or you can order some pre-made magic wands from some of the craftiest etsy queens!
Princess Hat Craft
A fun craft idea is to have the little ones create their own princess hats. You can create these with just a few supplies and let the kids bring out their creativity. You can use construction paper, fabric, ribbons, lace (use off white for a more vintage look), any embellishments you like. To create the snowflake hat, head on over to one simple party for the tutorial and the free patterned template.
Golden Crowns for the Partygoers
If you’re a diy-er, you can create your own princess crowns (or get help from the little princess) for the party. You’ll need a few supplies and enough time (probably the day before) for these princess crowns to come to life.
Head over to thegirlsinspired for a great tutorial on how to make these for your princess party!
There’s also a wonderful video with diy steps on how to create lace crowns – worth a look if you’re considering this craft idea.
Roll out the carpet … and set the tone instantly!
Your guests will love the “pink carpet” treatment when they walk up your sidewalk to your door. This cute pink runner (or any color will do) is sure to set the stage for a super sweet entrance to your princesses castle.
Once inside, decorate your table and chairs princess style 🙂
Soft nylon tulle transforms your ordinary table into a fluffy, pinky, swishy, princessy dream. Adding some twinkly fairy lights behind the tulle would look so sweet! You can also add a “party throne” for the birthday princess with her own special chair draped in sheery fabric.
Pretty as a Princess Balloon Garland
Your princess and her guests will be “blown away” when they see the wonderful collection of pale pink, hot pink, classy white pearl and royal gold confetti balloons! Get dad to help blow them up the night before – they’ll add the perfect fairy tale touch to your party.
Sweet Castle Backdrop fit for a princess
This magical Castle Backdrop will make for a sweet photo op for your princess party. This measures a generous 7 feet by 5 feet – would look perfect behind the party table.
Bring on the bling!
A castle tent fit for a princess
Her eyes are sure to light up the first time she sees this twinkly pinkly castle tent! The party guests will love to take their turn on the purple throne too.
Here’s an adorable princess party collection with heart shaped plates, blush plates with gold scalloped edges and cute castle cups. Decorate your own crowns, castles and tiaras and add your princess touches to the table.
You can also order a full set princess Party Pack -with plates, hats, napkins, cups, tablecloth and silverware.
Priceless memories from a professional princess
To add magic that will last a lifetime, consider hiring a professional princess to celebrate. Your daughter or granddaughter and her party guests will cherish the very special time spent with her favorite princess.
Once she’s chosen her favorite character princess (or characters!), the talented princesses can work with you to create the perfect party package.
You can do a quick search to find a princess in your area. Here are some activities (from Once Upon a Princess KC) that may be available when you work with a professional princess.
- Magical Greeting
- Spectacular Sing Along
- Special Story Time
- Temporary Tattoos
- Wish Making
- Photos / Autographs
- Magical Princess Coronation
- Dance Party
- Special Gift for the Birthday Child
- Magical Virtual Visits
Princess stories, activities, favors and FREE printables!
Princess party games!
Great team building party game for the girls and boys where they can build their very own castle! A lego castle kit or multi colored magnetic rainbow tiles will give them hours of entertainment. Let the magic happen.
Fun favors for the party guests
Squishy dough is soft scented dough the party guests will love. Below is a strawberry scented dough with pretty decorative princess lids. So fun for the kiddos to take home.
Party favor boxes and bags for treats or trinkets!
Cute thank you cards and favor tags too with a princess theme!
Free Princess Theme Printable Food Tents!
Add a little sparkle to your princess treat table with these sparkly, starry food tents – fit for a princess. Featuring rainbows, stars, magic wands, a fairy castle, and fun princess hats, it’s a fun way to dress up the table. You can change the text on these to match your menu – best of all these printables are FREE to our newsletter subscribers (see below to sign up!).
Need a special princess party design?
Just let me know and we can get to work to make her dream come true 🙂