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Guest Project — Throw a Fabulous Bumble Bee Party!

Hello tatertots & jello fans!!!  I’m super excited to be a guest on this fabulous website today!  My name is Nancy Pfeifer.  I am the owner of A To Zebra Celebrationsetsy shop.  I love to decorate and style over-the-top parties!My little girl turned 3 years old and we hosted a bumble bee party that was absolutely darling! 

I started planning 6 months in advance so I could make all her party decor myself.  Here are a few things I handmade for the party:
Party Banners
Glittery First Initial “H” and #3
Birthday Girl “Queen BEE” crown
Sequins Hanging Bees
Lollipop Tree
“BEE” Candles
Bumble Bee Antennas
These antennas were such a hit!  I wanted to make these instead of party hats.  The kids grabbed one as they arrived at the party.
Would you like to know how to make these super cute bumble bee antennas?
Ready?…Easiest craft ever!…lol :)
Materials:  black plastic headband, ribbon, black pom poms, black and yellow pipe cleaners and glue gun.
Take your pipe cleaners and cut them in half
Start twisting them as tight as you’d like
Grab twisted pipe cleaners and make a little “L” at the end before you glue on the headband
Then take your black pom poms and hot glue them at the top of the pipe cleaners
Squeeze the pom pom tight for a few seconds until it’s secure
Then hot glue the headband and cover it with your ribbon
That’s it!  Here they are! :)
Here’s one of our little guests at the party modeling one for us! :)
If you’d like to see my daughter’s bumble bee party, you can check out my blog HERE for all the pics!
Thank you so much for allowing me to share my party and tutorial with you all!
Have a wonderful day!
 Thanks so much Nancy! 
What an incredible party. 
I love those Bumblebee antennae!!

You really need to see all of the awesome ideas at A to Z Celebrations!
There are party ideas galore like:

And, if you are throwing a party in your near future, Nancy has wonderful party items in her shop to help make your party even better:

Zebra Party Hat
Bridal Shower Zebra Banner
So fun!! 
PS — I am sharing a fun tutorial for this Subway Art Christmas Pillow over at I Heart Naptime today! It’s a party all month long over there with cool projects and giveaways!!



  1. My granddaughters 1st birthday in this month. You have such cute items. We would like to make the bee head bands. Would you be willing to share were we could get the black head bands.

    You can e mail me at myrna.cedars@gmail.com


  2. where did you find the black headbands for the bees? love the theme!

  3. Candy Bello says:

    I love the bumble bee party idea!! How cute is that!! Your blog has the greatest ideas and tutorials!!


  4. Hi, I'm a new follower. What a great guest post. My daughter was a bumble bee for Halloween and is now obsessed with them. Her Birthday is next month so I will have to keep this in mind.

  5. Impulsive Addict says:

    OMG! I want to do an over-the-top party for my daughter's 1st birthday in December. I'm working on ideas but I think I'll hop on over to her page and see if she can help me!!

    Very cool blog! =)

  6. Party themes are crazy amazing. Love the Christmas pillow. Any chance you might share what fonts are used for each word? Thanks!

  7. Saw your subway art Christmas pillow over at I Heart Nap Time…amazing!! It looks so awesome I can't wait to make my own…thanks for sharing!

  8. You ROCK! I love all the party items. I'm headed to your blog for more yummy goodness! I'm so glad to have found such an inspiring blog.

  9. Simply LKJ says:

    We didn't something similar for my daughter when she was little, only it was ladybugs! Very cute!!

  10. So cute! I wish I'd seen this tutorial before Halloween, so T could have had real 'antennae'.

  11. Kelli @ RTSM says:

    Such a cute and girly birthday party! I love the lollipop tree!

  12. Carmen @ Life with Sprinkles on Top says:

    I love the bee party! So cute!!! All of the parties look so wonderful, I'm going to check out her site now.

  13. The Cottage Mama says:

    WOW, what incredible parties!!!

  14. Laura Ingalls Gunn says:

    This is such an adorable idea! You really could use so many of these great ideas for a big girls party too! Well done.

  15. Amanda @ Serenity Now says:

    Okay, that is adorable!!! What a unique party theme. Very very cute. :) Love the little sequin bees. :)

    Jen, I hope you'll swing by my blog today…you inspired today's project!

  16. Parents who throw these amazing themed parties with gorgeous decorations–where do they get their energy. I'm in awe!