Our son Harrison LOVES anything related to obstacle challenges, and after attending several American Ninja Warrior classes last summer, decided that would be his 6th birthday party theme. We were in luck, as an Obstacle Warrior Kids facility opened near our home, creating the perfect setting for our ninja party.
I ironically had this custom painted backdrop created several months prior for this concept, so I was in luck when Harrison chose this theme, as it served for the design inspiration for the remaining components of the party. I wanted to break up the traditional red and black coloring for this theme, so I added white linens and a fun ethnic runner to the dessert tablescape design.
I chose a modern cake with simple red circles that we displayed on a bold black modern cake pedestal. Store bought cupcakes we dressed up with small plastic swords and displayed on these fun ninja cupcake towers ninja cupcake towers. I love mixing simple elements into a party’s design, particularly when there is a theme involved. My splurge item were these origami ninja star napkins I imported especially for the party; they were SO fun!.
For seated tables, I wanted something simple, yet pulled together. So, I had 3D Ninja stars created as centerpieces, alternating between black and grey coloring. We used simple bamboo paper placemats for each guest’s seat, and our NEW ninja paper plates for a fun detail.
Each party guest took home white take-out boxes filled with ninja plastic men, ninja tattoos and special ordered fabric martial arts headbands; traditional designs for the boys and a more floral design for the girls. We added our printable favor tags, personalized with Harrison’s name and text reading, Thanks for Kickin it With Me!
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Styling, Paper Plates & Printables: Crowning Details
Backdrop & Ninja Star Centerpieces: Created by Jackie
Cake & Cookies: Frost Bake Shoppe
Cake Pedestal: Amalfi Decor
Cake Topper: Ashley Lotecki Design
Cupcake Stands, Lanterns, Balloons, Placemats: Oriental Trading
Origami Ninja Star Napkins: Etsy
Birthday Boy & Sibling Shirts: Knucklehead Clothing