Cake Ideas and Party Themes

Thinking about throwing a themed party? They can be so fun! Today I’ve collected some really inspiring DIY cake ideas and party themes to share with you! With just a little bit of planning and some cool ideas, you can throw a really unique party! 

Cake Ideas and Fun Party Themes - Lumber Jack Cake, Easy Paw Patrol Party ideas, Peppa Pig party ideas, and more!

Cake Ideas and Party Themes

1. Lumber Jack Cake

This lumber jack cake is completely edible! So neat.

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Lumber Jack Cake

2. Paw Patrol Party

Here are some EASY Paw Patrol Party ideas! I love how you can frost that cake to look just like a dog bone. 

Here are some EASY Paw Patrol Party ideas! I love how you can frost that cake to look just like a dog bone.

3. Peppa Pig Party

Peppa Pig party ideas – I love that “muddy puddles mousse” 

Peppa Pig party ideas - I love that "muddy puddles mousse" .

4. Camping party ideas for boys

Cute! Check out the next idea for a girls camping party.

Camping party ideas for boys. Cute!

5. Camping Party for Girls

Here’s a fun and pretty camping party idea for girls!

Camping party ideas

6. How to Make an Owl Cake

This cute little owl cake would be a hit at any party! Best of all, it’s easy to make. This cute little owl cake would be a hit at any party! Best of all, it's easy to make.

7. Giant Lollipops Made with Noodles

Make GIANT lollipops using pool noodles, cellophane, and painted dowels or pvc pipe! Use a heavy duty hot glue to roll the lollipops into a candy shape. So smart! Click the picture for more details about this party idea.

Make GIANT lollipops using pool noodles, cellophane, and painted dowels or pvc pipe! Use a heavy duty hot glue to roll the lollipops into a candy shape. So smart!

8. Mason Jar Lid Cherry Pies

This is a fun individual sized dessert idea for parties! 

Mason Jar Lid Cherry Pies

9. Cherries Made with Cupcakes

Use cupcakes to create cherries! How fun is that for a kid party?

Use cupcakes to create cherries! How fun is that for a kid party?

10. Giant Beach Ball Arch

Make a giant beach ball arch for a pool party or summer party. FUN! Click the picture for directions. Click HERE to get extra large beach balls to build the arch with.

Make a giant beach ball arch for a pool party or summer party. FUN!

 

11. Candy Themed Party

Throw a SWEET party with all of these candy themed ideas! I love those lollipop balloons.

Throw a SWEET party with all of these candy themed ideas! I love those lollipop balloons.

12. Thomas the Train Railroad Cake

Use Kit Kats on top of chocolate frosted cupcakes for a Thomas the Train birthday cake. Easy and cute!

Use Kit Kats on top of chocolate frosted cupcakes for a Thomas the Train birthday cake. Easy and cute!

13. Puppy Cake Made with Cupcakes

You can also use chocolate frosted cupcakes to make a puppy cake! My daughter would LOVE this! By Rachel’s Cakes

You can also use chocolate frosted cupcakes to make a puppy cake! My daughter would LOVE this!

14. Nail Polish Bites

Simply dip marshmallows into candy melts and put a tootsie roll on top using extra melted candy (or a toothpick) to secure it. So smart! Find the candy melts in every different color HERE

Nail Polish Bites - Simply dip marshmallows in candy melts (or frosting that has been microwaved a little bit) put a tootsie roll on top using a toothpick to secure it. So smart!

 

15. Puppy Dog Cupcakes

PUPcakes! So adorable! (source unknown)

PUPcakes! So adorable! (source unknown)

16. Balloon Lollipops

Balloons wrapped in cello and tied to white painted dowels – great idea! 

Balloons wrapped in cello and tied to white painted dowels - great idea!

17. Raggedy Ann Cake

What a cute cake idea! (source unknown)

Raggedy Ann Cake - what a cute cake idea!

18. Wine Glass Cupcake Stands

DIY cupcake stands – so colorful! Get plastic wine glasses from the dollar store, fill the bottom with M&M’s (or color coordinating candies) and put the cupcakes on top. Great idea! Click the picture to see more.

DIY cupcake stands - so colorful! Get plastic wine glasses from the dollar store, fill the bottom with M&M's (or color coordinating candies) and put the cupcakes on top. Great idea!

19. Peacock cupcake tower

How beautiful! The cupcakes are simple, with coordinated shades and fondant feathers. could be made large (like this wedding cake) or small. Source unknown.

Peacock cupcake tower - how beautiful! The cupcakes are simple, with coordinated shades and fondant feathers. could be made large (like this wedding cake) or small.

20. Cowboy cake idea 

Wow! Know anyone who might like this cake idea? Source unknown.

Cowboy cake idea (or cowgirl cake!). Wow!

21. Cowboy Hat Cupcake

Here are some cowboy cupcakes to go along with that great cowboy cake (in the picture before this). Just use a Pringle, a gumdrop, and a Twizzler. Great idea! Click the picture for the recipe.

Here are some cowboy cupcakes to go along with that great cowboy cake (in the picture before this). Just use a Pringle, a gumdrop, and a Twizzler.

22. Teacup Cupcakes

Teacup cupcakes – adorable! From Lally’s Cake Creations Teacup cupcakes - adorable! From Lally's Cake Creations (click the picture for more info. on these cupcakes).

23. Diaper Babies

I’m definitely saving this idea for the next baby shower I go to!

Diaper Babies! I'm definitely saving this idea for the next baby shower I go to!

24. Baby wash cloth candies

An Etsy shop used to make these, but they are no longer in business. However, I think this is a great DIY idea for a baby shower! Saving this….

cBaby wash cloth candies! An Etsy shop used to make these, but they are no longer in business. However, I think this is a great DIY idea for a baby shower! Saving this....

25. Balloon Baby

Baby balloons! This is a cute party idea for a baby shower!

Baby balloons! This is a cute party idea for a baby shower!

26. Baby shower wreath

Great idea and so useful!

Baby shower wreath - great idea!

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