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Every year we are so thankful to be a part of Operation Shower, and this year it was definitely “Worth The Wait!” Operation Shower exists to honor military families by showering military moms and moms-to-be and hosting celebrations across the country. We have worked with them for many years on their event at the Waste […]


We were thrilled when our client, Jacquelyn, asked us to throw another party for her daughter Parker – this time turning 2 years old! We just love the groovy theme they went with and we had such a great time designing the event and bringing it to life! The backdrop was truly incredible with tons […]


Wondering what themed party to have to get your guests having fun? You cannot go wrong with going all-out 90’s! Our amazing client, Kristin, hosted a 90’s themed party for her 40th birthday, and let me tell you, this was a slam dunk! The obvious choice in color scheme for this event was bright colors! […]


We can’t resist a dainty and girly first birthday party! It was such a pleasure planning this special day for baby Emerson. Our client requested a French-inspired baby shower with lots of butterflies and blush accents. We brought her vision to life at the adorable Tea Pot on 5th venue in Downtown Phoenix! This party […]


What better way to celebrate turning 5 than with a unicorn bash!? Sara’s party in December was such a hit! The decor for this party was focused on pastels, rainbows, and bows! Our custom rainbow backdrop was the perfect place to display the unicorn cake and sugar cookies. Tons of color-blocked balloon garlands surrounded the […]


We just loved this graduation celebration that our client, Jacqueline, allowed us to be a part of! She wanted the day to be elegant with Spanish-style accents and it all came together so beautifully. Guests were greeted in this beautiful backyard space with a custom acrylic arch welcome sign garnished with florals. Large “GRAD” marquee […]


We can never get enough of a girly farm party! We just loved planning this first birthday party for birthday girl, Kate! To create a truly adorable event, we first brought in this custom pink barn backdrop with farm animals and hay bales. This served as a photo backdrop as well as a dessert display! […]


We love all of the amazing celebrations that we get to be a part of come the end of the year! We were lucky enough to assist Nirvana in planning their end of year party at Corona Ranch to treat their employees. They chose a “Cowboys & Aliens” themed event which was so much fun […]


What event theme do you choose for a 2 year old boy who loves all things trucks, tools, digging, and building? A construction party of course! We had so much fun planning this amazing party for Max, the birthday boy. Orange, yellow, black, and grey were naturally the colors we selected for the decor. We […]


It was such an honor to be a part of throwing an 80th birthday dinner party for our client’s father! Here at Parties on Purpose, we believe all life events are worth celebrating. Especially when you are turning 80 years old! We had to make this a dinner party that Shawhawk will never forget. It […]

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