The perfect Princess party

How to throw the dream party with Magic Fairy Wings


Most little girls go through a pink Princess phase where all things magic, sparkly and with wings are to be adored.

I’m sure many of you will have asked your daughters (or sons?) what kind of a birthday party they’d like this year, to be showered with ‘pleases’ for a Princess Party.


Princess Party


We asked Debbie Talbot from Magic Fairy Wings to help out with some top tips for conjuring up the perfect Princess Party.


Over to you Debbie ……

princess visit belle


Are you sitting comfortably – then I’ll begin!

Once upon a time there was a stressed out mum who had a party to organise, but didn’t have a clue where to begin or how to transfer her 1970′s semi into Camelot!

But with a wave of my wand a sprinkle of fairy dust I was able to help transform various shades of neutral into a gorgeous pink palace with all the special touches that make the perfect Princess Party.


Here’s my ‘How To’ guide with some top tips for the perfect party.




If it’s a summer celebration, then why not plan your party in the grounds of an actual castle, and have a fabulous Princess picnic.

Unfortunately we’re not blessed with an abundance of castles within striking distance of Manchester, so if having it at home isn’t an option, hire your local church hall, community or leisure centre sports hall, and turn it into a fairytale treat.

  • Create a pink carpet for the guests to walk into the ‘Princess castle’ with some sumptuous pink material.
  • Tie pink and silver balloons around the entrance and throughout the venue.
  • Make or buy some Princess Party bunting to spread the magic throughout the room.


Princess Party bunting



Princess Party Invites


Set the tone for your Princess Party with some special Princess themed invitations.

If you’d like to make them especially special then why not check out our Magic Fairy Wings personalised invites here.

To make them even more Princessy, roll them up like a scroll and tie them with a pink ribbon.

Invite all the guests to come dressed in pink, or as their favourite Princess. If anyone comes as Princess Ann then give them an extra slice of birthday cake!



Princess costume

Princess outfit


If you’re feeling crafty, then by all means have a go at making your own.

Have a look at this How to make a no sew Princess costume from a pillow case tutorial.

Alternatively we’ve got some beautiful Magic Fairy Wings dressing up outfits (click here) which will make your little Princess the Belle of the ball.

Accessorise with a tiara and wand from our collection.




  • Display a treasure chest full of beads and baubles for the party Princesses to bejewel themselves as befits their status.
  • Alternatively, buy some kids jewellery bead craft kits so that they can make their own.


  • Book a children’s entertainer – A Manchester based one I recently used for my daughter’s birthday party was Princess Impersonations which cost a very reasonable £40.00 for a half hour visit (see the Princess in the yellow dress above). The children heard a beautiful story written especially to include the birthday girl and learnt princess etiquette.
  • Play pass the parcel with a pink wrapped present full of Princess gifts.
  • Pin the jewel on the crown, the fly on the frog, the crown on the Princess, or the tail on the dragon.
  • Try musical statues to a sound track of Beauty and the Beast.


Party Food


Princess cupcake

  • Pink lemonade is a must for a Princess Party.
  • Use cookie cutters in the shape of stars, crowns and hearts to cut out themed sandwiches.
  • Make magic wands from a slice of kiwi fruit and a piece of star shaped water melon on a wooden skewer.
  • A Princess birthday cake is an absolute must – Asda sell a lovely princess cake (click here) for £9.00. Alternatively, create a tower of cupcakes with pink icing.


princess purses


Party Bags

At Magic Fairy Wings we’ve got some lovely and very reasonably priced party bags and fillers (click here)..

Another idea would be to provide a small gift for each child to take home instead such as one of our fabulous feather trimmed Princess purse (click here).

We hope that your little Princess has a lovely time!



Competition Time


We’ve got a super cute Melissa and Doug Princess Fancy Dress Outfit (see picture here), value £19.99 to give away to one lucky reader.

All we want to know is who is your favourite Princess?

Pop it in the comments box below – but only one comment per person please.

So don’t be shy – tell us who’s your favourite Princess!

Good luck!


Debbie x


Magic Fairy Wings


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Photographs: Elena Roussakis, USAG Humphreys, Clever Cupcakes, Lisa Marie Gee of Pamper and Pose, Magic Fairy Wings

This blog is produced in collaboration with our friends at Magic Fairy Wings. We occasionally publish blogs funded by commercial partners.


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Competition closing date: 9pm Friday 1st November 2013.

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83 thoughts on “The perfect Princess party

  1. Cinderella. As she goes to the party in her wonderful ballgown. She worked hard, was pleasant and her lifestyle improved. She was nice as well as beautiful.

  2. There’s a mastiff dog called Princess near to me. She is such a masculine ‘bruiser’ that her name seems somewhat incongruous

  3. Princess Fiona, she loves a person for whats on the inside and shows you do not have to be beautiful to truly be a worthy Princess

  4. My favourite princess is Princess Aurora from Sleeping Beauty, she’s pretty in pink & my little girl who’s almost 3 years old loves her too

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