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Rainbow Party

Two wonderful party ideas that have me inspired lately:

First, a rainbow cake. It is so wonderful!

Second, a balloon party. I’m still not sick of balloons. I buy them every time I go to the grocery store and they make me happy EVERY time. This could be pulled off for not too much money, it would just take some time to blow them all up.

cake via @dariusmonsef via snippet & ink and balloons via we heart it (If you know the original source on these photos please let me know.)

  1. Jenny

    February 2, 2010

    Gorgeous balloons! It would be so fun to go to that party.

  2. Ashley

    February 2, 2010

    So beautiful! I love that cake! I posted about this mondrian-inspired cake recently; I think I'm going to have to play with non-flavor-offending food dyes soon…

  3. Maria

    February 2, 2010

    Here is the original source on the rainbow cake – I agree – such a lovely colour palate.

  4. Michelle

    February 2, 2010

    The cake is gorgeous. And the balloons are lovely. Completely reminds me of the movie UP. Just saw it on dvd and cried my eyes out.

  5. Kathleen Frances

    February 2, 2010

    That birthday cake is too cool. I can't imagine how tedious it would be to recreate.

  6. Whatever Dee-Dee wants

    February 2, 2010

    That rainbow cake looks amazing!

  7. rosanguyen

    February 2, 2010

    My gosh! Colourful Rainbow Cakes & Colourful balloons.Inspirational!

  8. Courtney Price

    February 2, 2010

    Ugh, but I want to know HOW to make that cake! It's got to be something relatively simple, right? I just don't get it πŸ™‚

  9. Joanna Goddard

    February 2, 2010

    those balloons are amazing!!!

  10. Paloma {La Dolce Vita}

    February 2, 2010

    That cake is so cool! I have never seen anything like it.

  11. MegRuth

    February 2, 2010

    This reminds me of the Rainbow Bright Party I had when I was three. My mom made rainbow colored Playdough. Perhaps I'll have a rainbow cake and balloon party for my 30th…hmmm

  12. nicole

    February 2, 2010

    that cake looks like a lot of work to me!!

  13. thedoodlegirl

    February 2, 2010

    *Love* That cake! Wow! And what fun those balloons would be! Fabulous ideas! Thanks!!

  14. Kathryn

    February 2, 2010

    The balloons and cake are perfect together!

  15. Design Darling

    February 2, 2010

    that cake is too cool! i would love to see how to do it.

  16. mrs boo radley

    February 2, 2010

    The cake! The balloons! Yes please!

  17. Chere Amie

    February 2, 2010

    Did you see the rainbow paincakes posted today on OhDeeDoh? I thought of you!

  18. homemade grits

    February 2, 2010

    now i've seen some great rainbow cakes, but this one is just stunning! you always have the most inspiring party ideas!

  19. Meredith

    February 2, 2010

    I love rainbow cakes, too! I'm thinking of doing one for my son's birthday this May. How much fun would the kids have cutting in to that? Not to mention me.

  20. Amma Brown

    February 2, 2010

    I want that cake! Not to eat of course just to admire its beauty… okay and maybe eat too.

  21. Annie

    February 2, 2010

    I LOVE the balloon party! Except it makes me so sad with the near-extinct helium shortage:

  22. Jeremy and Kathleen

    February 2, 2010

    You must urban dictionary Rainbow Party. I knew I recognized that title from an episode of Oprah!

  23. my spatula

    February 3, 2010

    that rainbow cake brought immediate images of rainbow brite!

  24. kateB

    February 3, 2010

    LOVE the rainbow cake! The balloons put me in mind of the movie Up! – how perfect to combine the two for an amazing kids party….

  25. Rebecca (Dog-Eared)

    February 3, 2010

    love these… that cake is especially amazing; i wonder how difficult it was to assemble.

  26. InΓͺs

    February 3, 2010

    It seems to be related with a food design company in Netherlands called Proef -

  27. asia @ thedesignpocket

    February 3, 2010

    oh my goodness, this is so fun! i love the balloons, and that cake looks like it took some work, but was well worth it.

  28. ashlynn

    February 3, 2010

    For the commenters: this gal has instructions from her copy of this post.

  29. kiki

    February 3, 2010

    I LOVE this rainbow cake!! Where is it from and how can I make one!??? LOVE IT!!

  30. Searched And Found

    February 3, 2010

    This party looks like so much fun! I love all the colors : ) And that cake looks delicious!!

  31. Kate E

    February 3, 2010

    Love the cake, LOVE the balloons (but can you imagine how much that would cost?!). I found some step-by-step instructions on how to make a rainbow cake here:

    It's not as pretty as the one here, but it sure looks easy!

  32. brittany

    February 4, 2010

    holy cow! this post was seriously inspired.. my 3 year old has been begging for a rainbow birthday party, this is the perfect inspiration. thank you thank you!

  33. Jenny -

    February 4, 2010

    I need the cake and the balloons, lovely!

  34. Nicole*

    February 5, 2010

    Those balloons remind me of that scene in Sex and the City the movie where they are at that restaurant eating for Valentine's Day and it is full of balloons! Anybody with me? I love all the colors! I want to go to that party πŸ™‚

  35. Jessica

    February 5, 2010

    A friend made a rainbow cake for her daughter recently- just thought I'd share!

    Also, totally off topic, wanted to share this amazing girls choir in LA covered by the NYT- so springy, you know? Love your blog!

  36. Christine

    February 5, 2010

    I have never seen a cake like that before- love it! Could be fun to make in different shades of red, pink and white for valentines day!

  37. Elie's Papel

    February 5, 2010

    that is really a fun cake!!!

  38. ashley

    February 5, 2010

    THAT is the most beautiful cake i have ever seen in my life.
    i want i want i want.

  39. Freck

    February 5, 2010

    This is incredible!!!

  40. {lovely little things}

    February 5, 2010

    What an awesome theme, I love this party!

  41. robyn

    February 6, 2010

    oh how i love this.

  42. Amie Henderson

    February 6, 2010

    The Cake! The Ballooons! So happifying!!!

  43. The Violet Hours

    February 7, 2010

    That is the most amazing cake ever!

  44. Christina Song

    February 7, 2010

    wow!!! i love this so much. i would love to throw a party like this. thanks for sharing

  45. Biz

    February 7, 2010

    I actually found that cake on Serios Eats in october.. from my blog here or the original photographer here

    love how you put the two together!

  46. Abigail

    February 7, 2010

    I love that cake, so pretty, so fun. The party looks awesome too. I totally adore balloons.

  47. amber {daisy chain}

    February 8, 2010

    that cake really is amazing. I'd love to try to make it someday, but mostly I'd like to try a bite.

  48. heidi adnum

    February 14, 2010

    Just found a rainbow cake for sale on Etsy through BellasBeautyandmore Great idea if you don't have the motivation or equipment to make one!

  49. Amy

    February 25, 2010

    wow! thanks so much for sharing! i just did a post on rainbow cakes and linked to you… hope that's ok!

  50. potenta

    February 27, 2010

    i'd like a suprise birthday party this way πŸ˜›

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