Unique Ideas for a Butterfly Birthday Party

Are you seeking unique ideas for a butterfly birthday party? It’s a beautiful theme for girls of all ages. You don’t have to buy expensive bakery treats or hire a professional party planner either. It’s a theme that can be as elaborate or as simple as you’d like. In any case, it’s super easy with ready-made butterfly themed birthday party supplies. Consider these gorgeous cake toppers, decorations, crafts, activities, and more.

Have You Heard of Edible Paper Butterflies?

Frosted cakes of all types look incredible when decorated with edible paper butterflies. They’re colorful, delicate, and absolutely beautiful! They look exotic and incredibly real. The details are amazing! They’re used to decorate wedding cakes, but they also make phenomenal cake decorations for a butterfly birthday party.

Frost and decorate cake or cupcakes. When seeking unique ideas for a butterfly birthday party, top the frosting with edible paper butterflies. They come in many colors, sizes, and types. They’re made from potato starch, water, and vegetable oil, and they’re decorated with FDA-approved food color. How do they taste? They’re much prettier than they taste, but they aren’t bad if you like vanilla flavouring.

Want other ways to use edible paper butterflies? They’re good for more than just cake toppings. Add a touch of color and beauty to beverage glasses and serving dishes using a dab of frosting or corn syrup. Imagine a fresh fruit platter adorned with gorgeous pastel butterflies. Gently fold the wings up for added realism.

Edible Butterflies © -Large Rainbow Variety Set of 12 - Cake and Cupcake Toppers, Decoration

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Beautiful Butterfly Decorations for a Party –

When looking for unique ideas for a butterfly birthday party, don’t forget tabletop decorations, hanging decor, and more. It can look like an indoor butterfly garden with the addition of faux or live plants and flowers. How realistic do you want it to be? It can look absolutely amazing! Consider hanging colorful tissue poms and/or tissue paper flowers. Hang them at varying heights from the ceiling, and be sure to attach a few butterflies. These unique ideas for a butterfly birthday party will be a huge hit.

Decorate the Tops of Disposable Cups and More

Talking Tables Truly Fairy Floral Disposable Cups for a Birthday Party or General Celebration, Pink & White (12 Pack)

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Exceptionally Unique Ideas for a Butterfly Birthday Party

Consider hosting a live butterfly release- if they’re in-season in your location. They’re bred in the USA. It’s a meaningful practice at weddings, but it’s ideal for birthdays too. Everyone will love it! It’s a beautiful way to end a butterfly birthday party and one of the most unique activities that you can choose.

Consider 60 Painted Lady Butterflies with Free Envelopes. You get to choose the color of the envelopes. Be sure to place your order at least two weeks in advance and they will be shipped at just the right time. Your live butterfly release will be amazing and memorable! It’s a must at a butterfly themed birthday celebration.

Fun Butterfly Birthday Party Games and Activities –

Games and activities will depend upon the ages of guests. Look for age-appropriate butterfly craft projects for a party. Consider having guests color butterfly t-shirts. You can find craft t-shirts that are ready to paint or color with fabric markers. Just remember to slip a piece of cardboard inside each shirt to prevent the color from seeping through.

Keep Guests Busy with…

Another super easy craft requires paper coffee filters. Have guests color the paper filters using colored pencils, washable markers, watercolors, or crayons. Butterfly wings are formed when opposite sides are gathered. Hold the wings together by wrapping the gathered center with a black chenille stem. Attach clear fishing line or thread for hanging, or attach a wooden spring-style clothespin to make a curtain clip. Butterfly crafts for a birthday party (that are worth displaying) won’t get any cheaper or easier than these.


Kimberly Dalessandro (a.k.a. Crystal Ray) began her online writing career in 2005 with PageWise Incorporated and went on to become a top writer for both Associated Content and Yahoo Voices under the pen name Crystal Ray. In early 2017 she launched Blue Crystal Sky ~ Everything Under the Sun. She is continually coming up with new ideas to share with the world.

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