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Batman is seriously the coolest superhero!! For this birthday party, we incorporated a few iconic elements from the Batman comic series and some fun personalized items. Whenever designing a party theme with an iconic character, I look for ways to incorporate that image along with other colors and textures to break up the motif.
The feature element to this party design is of course, Batman himself. This Batman Standee is amazing and something the birthday boy will be sure to enjoy following the event!
We created a building wall appearance for our dessert table’s backdrop using a roll of dark brick paper attached using double sided packing tape. This brick paper served as the base for our design. One of the most iconic things from the Batman series is the light in the sky. We mimicked this concept by adding a piece of yellow paper to the brick backdrop and then the mylar balloon blown up with air.
We chose a bright blue tablecloth to pull in the coloring found throughout the other décor pieces. To add some dimension and a pop of sparkle, we layered this black sequin table runner across the center. The superhero garland with yellow lightning bolts was the perfect addition to the table front.
For dessert, we kept things fairly simple as not to compete with the backdrop and other decorations. We dressed up a simple white buttercream cake with fun superhero toppers on sticks. And, we added “Happy Birthday” cupcake wrappers to store bought cupcakes. Desserts were served on Batman dessert plates.
For a bulk snack for the party guests to enjoy, we served popcorn in Batman Treat Cups. Individual servings are ideal for young party guests; just pick up and go! For fun, we scattered these mini Batman boomerangs across the table adding both a bit of décor and a fun toy to play with during the party. We also blew up blue and yellow ”Pow” punch balloons and scattered along the party room’s floor. These balloons as SO much fun to play with!
Our birthday boy had a ball wearing this black Batman cape during the party along with these fun yellow superhero masks. Incorporating dress up items into a party’s décor is not only fun for party guests, but a great gift idea for the birthday boy that he can enjoy during the event. The birthday boy was also sporting digs from one of our favorite clothing lines, Knuckleheads!! It was a perfect fit for our big city Batman theme. Hope you had a Bat-tastic time looking through our inspiration photos!!