I have been D-Y-I-N-G to share this party with you!!!!!!!!!!!! It’s by far my fave from the ones we dreamed up in Palm Springs because it basically feels like we turned our rental into a giant barbie dream house!!!!
Awhile back, I asked what parties you guys were planning this year and one of the MOST common ones was a bachelorette. I started thinking about how fun it would be to have a big slumber party with all your best girl friends and just FILL the whole thing with balloons. So we created this holographic neon slumber party complete with frosé (more on that soon!), a balloon wall and a confetti pillow fight!!!!! Oh and about one million disco balls.
If you’re doing a vacation rental for a party or bachelorette, the easiest way to make an IMPACT is to fill the ceiling with balloons! You can buy a portable helium tank at most Targets or have balloons filled at a party or grocery store. Tie each with iridescent ribbon and it seriously is ALL you need. But in case you want 467 other ideas… allow me to provide you with them…
If the budget doesn’t allow for helium, snag a balloon pump and fill the floor instead! p.s. Don’t worry, that boy tears piñata tutorial is comin’ at ya soon!
Now let’s talk about this script balloon party wall! We sell four of these script balloons in the shop and we thought the idea of turning them into a statement wall or photo booth was PERFECT for this! Now, if you’re doing this at your house, you can tape them on with command strips or painters tape, or if you’re in a rental, you can tape them to fishing line and then just secure the fishing line to the wall. We just inflated each one with air and then laid them out on the ground in the pattern we wanted. Then strung them up!
I’m obsessed with the pop of green neon in that “fun” balloon amidst all the other pinks and metallics!
Fringe curtains go a long way for covering up anything you may need to! Or, if you just like ’em as decor, you can secure them around a curtain rod to add a little more fun to a window!
A confetti pillow fight has been a DREAM of mine for years. NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT, LADIES! No, it’s not fun to clean up. But it’s worth it! Fill each pillowcase with a couple handfuls of confetti and throw some on the bed too. Then… well, thanks to 5th grade sleepovers/annoying younger brothers, you know the rest!
psst.. Providing fuzzy slippers for each gal/guest is such a great idea too! Perfect favor/souvenir.
Photos by Jeff Mindell
Creative Direction: Kelly Mindell | Art Direction & Styling: Cyn Moreno
Food Styling: Theresa Rountree | Production Manager: Samantha Martin
Models: Jenna | Cortney | Tisha | Leslie
Palm Springs Rental Home: The Harlow House
Holographic Moon | Iridescent Heart | Iridescent Star | Pink Dazzler Heart
Disco Ball | Rose Gold Orb | I Believe In Unicorns Party Pack | You Turn Ne-On Party Pack
FUN Script | PARTY Script | HELLO Script | No Boys Allowed Phrase Pack
Silver Fringe Wall Hanging | Purple Fringe Wall Hanging | Iridescent Fringe Wall Hanging
Purple Faux Fur Throw | Pink Faux Fur Throw
Purple Faux Fur Pillow | Pink Faux Fur Pillow | Silver Lumbar Pillow
Rattan Hanging Chair | Gold Metal Bed | Pink Duvet Cover | Pink Sheets
Marble Coffee Table | Pink Upholstered Bench
Clothing + Accessories
Pink Fuzzy Slippers | Purple Fuzzy Slippers | Gingham Pajamas (similar)
Cloud Pajamas | Striped Pajamas | Polka Dot Pajamas
Velvet Robe | Pom Pom Earrings
What do you guys think!? I think this may top the charts as my favorite shoot to date, which is a question I get a lot. I’m so obsessed with how everything turned out. It really felt like a dream world in there!!!! Hope it inspires you to throw your own slumber parties/bachelorettes/girls weekends!!!
A HUGE thank you to our team for continually knocking it out of the park!! It takes a village and we had a pretty darn awesome one.
(p.s. Tutorials for the boy tears piñata and frosé juice pouches! The fringe ceiling decor and candied popcorn coming soon!)
This party looks absolutely awesome!!
Kristina B says
I basically want to pack up and move into these pictures. LOVE the wall of script balloons!! Also I can’t wait to see the boozy Capri Suns you made.
Thanks Kristina!!! The script wall was so fun to make!! I want it to be permanent wallpaper. haha!
Chelsey G says
I’m pretty sure this is the most amazing thing you’ve ever done and I’m obsessed
Thanks Chelsey!!!!! So glad you love it!!
Biby Chacon says
I AM SO FREAKIN’ JEALOUS RIGHT NOW!!! This party looks absolutely AWESOME!!!!!
Great job to you and to your team!!!
Aw thank you!!! It was so much fun, I’m kind of sad I’m not permanently living in this setup. Haha!
Love all of the balloons & confetti pillow fight, now I need to get married so I can plan this for my bachelorette party… so freakin cute!
Yes you do!! Ha! 😉 The confetti pillow fight was the best!
I want to do this so much! Looks like so much fun!!
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Jo Smith says
I NEED THIS RIGHT NOW!! Great photos, balloons, snacks.. great everything!! Loved this post.
Is the curtain you used really purple or is it blue? And where can I get the lime fun word?