The Party Jar

The Party Jar

Us BG ladies have been busy with the latest addition to our store. Introducing *drum roll please* THE PARTY JAR! It’s the perfect pressie for any age – offering everything you need for a celebration. The lovely mason jar contains a yellow wool felt crown (adjusts to fit children and adults with a white ribbon), a pearly white balloon, a […]

10 Best: Party Hats

Party Hat

You can’t beat a good party hat and there are some great offerings out there including free templates and tutorials, personalised crowns and pocket-friendly multi-packs. Golden Yellow Lace Knit Crown Headband, £22.18, Lace & Cable. Gold Birthday Hat, £10.17, Little Blue Olive. DIY Party Hats, including template, free, Oh Happy Day. Brave Knights Party Hats, […]

Hot on the High Street: Tesco’s Dinosaur Party

Tescos Dinosaur Party Range

I’m a little impressed at the Tesco’s partyware at the moment ,especially their dinosaur range. Top items are the dinosaur shaped party hats with googly eyes (8 pack for £6.99), the Dinosaur Piñatas, (£12.95 each) and the giant stegosaurus centrepiece with sound (£18.99). They also have all sorts of party bag fillers, and Natural History Museum wrap, so if you […]

Coming Soon & Just In at Hunkydory Home – Woodland bedding by ISAK & alphabet partyware


When we upgrade Saria to a big girl’s bed (we’re thinking a bunkbed at the moment), Sandra Isaksson of ISAK’s woodland bedding for Swedish design house Mairo will definitely have to grace it. Big eyed creatures in a retro palette of orange, brown, yellow, and blue, charm their way across the covers with a complimenting […]

Air Heads Animal Balloons


When it comes to celebrating birthdays we like to keep things simple around here. A few games, good food and a couple of imaginative touches to raise excited smiles. As soon as I spotted these Air Heads I knew they would be perfect for Monty’s party this coming weekend. The set of six balloons each […]

15% off at Juicytots – new exclusive discount code


Online boutique Juicytots features cool clothing, accessories, homewares, gifts, and party gear by brands including Angel’s Face, Toby Tiger, Molo, Smafolk, Katvig (velvet jacket shown), and Charlie and Lola, The Gruffalo and scrumptious bunting by Betty Bunting. Get a cool 15% off until 31st May 2011. Use the code Bambino15 at the checkout when prompted. […]

Party Candy: ABC Paper Cups


I was on one of my favourite sites, Stockholm based Barnvanligt and saw this fab piece of inspiration for a party decoration, these ABC Paper Cups. With us being alphabet crazy here at BG, these winsome colourful cups, featuring different patterns, bursts of colour, and lots of cool contrast, are hot! Of course you can […]

Bird-themed party ideas


As I told you last week, I chose a bird theme for Alfie’s first birthday party/naming ceremony.  I uncovered a beautiful Happy Birthday banner, $13 (plus $3 p&p) at Earmark Invitations, which provided inspiration. I then began a search for paper bird garlands. I was sorely tempted by the doves at Paloma’s Paper Birds but, as it […]

iLoom Light-up Balloons


As soon as I saw these light-up balloons on Babygadget, I decided that next party we have, we’ve got to have them. The concept is by a Brit inventor who was originally secured investment on Dragon’s Den for his Waterbouy concept (a location beacon for essential items that fall in water) which he later turned […]