Red and Blue Ideas to Plan a “Cherry On Top” Party for Girls

Photography by Laura Aguirre

Today I’m thrilled to be sharing this fabulous “A Cherry on Top” party I styled last summer, I’m extra excited to share it because it’s being featured in Mingle Magazine’s spring issue! 

So many creative party ideas in this Vintage Cherry on Top Celebration from Mint Event Design. www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty #cherryparty

Last summer I had the chance to plan the end-of-the-year party for a lovely group of girls, who had just finished three weeks of summer camp.  I settled on the theme “A Cherry on Top”, I thought it would be a fitting theme for this end of summer celebration.

The cutest blue cupcake stands for Cherry on Top themed birthday party cupcakes. Created by Mint Event Design in Austin Texas www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty #cherryparty #cupcakes

I started planning this red and blue bash about four months beforehand.  This gave me plenty of time to shop and gather everything I would need to create the vision I had in my head.

My inspiration for this party was the adorable cherry themed party ware collection.  Cute sets of coordinating plates and cups with an adorable red gingham print along with a delightful pair of cherries. I dressed the table in white tablecloths, then added my table ware.  Each table setting had an individual mini cupcake stand and bright red cutlery. 

Vintage cherry birthday party ideas from Mint Event Design
Any little girl would love this vintage cherry themed birthday party celebration
Love this gingham cherry birthday themed party with the cutest party supplies. Styled by Mint Event Design in Austin Texas www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty #cherryparty #partysupplies

Shop the Party Plates and Printables from this Cherry Party

I love incorporating vintage items in the parties I style.  From the retro blue fan to the tea pot and the old-fashioned bicycle, I really think it’s unexpected details that make a party special.

Unexpected details make a party special - like this vintage bicycle that holds a welcome sign for the Cherry themed party. As seen on Mint Event Design www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty #cherryparty

I set the desserts up on a antique display cabinet lined with more red gingham.  I used a variety of reds, blues, and whites all through my display. 

Adorable and vintage party details for a cherry on top themed birthday party. Styled by Mint Event Design in Austin Texas www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty #cherryparty
Love the vintage feel of this cherry birthday party from Mint Event Design www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty #cherryparty

Another idea I like to use in my parties is including things like the cozy pillows, baking utensils, and more.  They always add a nice pop of color. 

Cute vintage candy display for a cherry on top themed party. As seen on Mint Event Design www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty #cherryparty
Birthday Party ideas with cherries and gingham pattern. As seen on Mint Event Design www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty #cherryparty
This cherry birthday party is so over the top and adorable! Loving these cherry candy kabobs by Sweets Indeed. As seen on Mint Event Design in Austin Texas www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty #cherryparty

The campers knew they were in for a celebration, but we kept theme of the party a secret.  While the girl’s were eating dinner one evening, boxes filled with charming red aprons by Belle Threads along with cherry themed invitations created by Crowning Details were delivered and placed on each girls bed. The surprise gift was a welcome treat for the girls, and each camper was thrilled for party day to arrive! 

Love the idea of giving each girl a cute Cherry apron to match the Cherry on Top party theme. Such a fantastic party favor idea for girls. See lots more from this summer party on Mint Event Design in Austin Texas www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty #cherryparty

When the party finally started the girls had a blast desserts from Sweet Carousel Cakes. They snacked on candies, cookies, cupcakes, and a beautiful cake along with sodas, cherry of course!

The prettiest Cherry on Top party cake for summer birthday parties. Created by Sweet Carousel Cakes - as seen on Mint Event Design www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty #cherryparty #partycake
Cherry sodas and fondant cherry topped cupcakes complete this Cherry on Top themed party by Mint Event Design www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty #cherryparty
Cherry themed birthday party cookies. As seen on Mint Event Design www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty #cherryparty
Cute cherry themed birthday party ideas for girls including the sweetest cherry candy kabobs from Sweets Indeed. As seen on Mint Event Design www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty #cherryparty

Of course I love styling birthday parties, but Mint Event Design specializes in styling all types of celebration.  What party can we help you plan?

A vintage cherry on top is the cutest birthday party theme for summer birthdays for girls. Come on over to Mint Event Design to see all the birthday party ideas www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty #cherryparty
Birthday cupcakes with a cherry on top. Too cute for a sweet birthday party - as seen on Mint Event Design www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty #cherryparty
Adorable cherry themed birthday party supplies for a summer celebration. As seen on Mint Event Design www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty #cherryparty
The sweetest Vintage Cherry on Top Birthday party ideas from Mint Event Design www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty #cherryparty

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The Best Cherry on Top Party Ideas for Girls with blue and red gingham. These Cherry Party Ideas are perfect for a summer birthday party. Styled by Austin, Texas party planner Mint Event Design www.minteventdesign.com #summerparties #partyideas #kidspartyideas #partyplanning #birthdaypartyideas #kidsparty

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Vendor Credits

Event Styling: Mint Event Design
Desserts: Sweet Carousel Cakes
Photography: Laura Aguirre
Party ware and Printables: Crowning Details
Aprons: Belle Threads
Aria Goodson
Hudson Starr
Cadence