Ziggy Stardust Inspired Space 5th Birthday Party – Part 1

Ok.  This post has been a LONG time coming.  My issue, when posting my parties, is always how do I organize it?  I totally over think it and try to make sure that there aren’t too many photos etc.  I get too wordy and I am burnt out writing the posts before I’ve even started.  So here is how this party is going to go:  I’m posting full photos, not collages.  The photos that Dez and Tam took blew my mind and I want to show you as many of them as I can.  I’ll point out things here and there but for the most part, the photos will do the talking.
To remind you all, this party was a Ziggy Stardust inspired space theme for my son’s 5th birthday party.  While most of the kids and parents wouldn’t know much about the story of Ziggy Stardust, I wanted to do a sort of glam rock inspired space party.  Above is the invitation that we created.  We had our friend Casey add the lightening bolt to O’s face.  It turned out awesome!
The cupcakes, smash cake and Push Cakes (all vegan) were by Meringue Bake Shop and everyone LOVED them.
Kristin of Meringue Bake Shop made a special guest appearance.
I used a ton of fabric accents throughout to add color.  For these lollies, I just cut small rectangles of fabric, wrapped the sticks and used a Glue Dot to secure them.  Super simple but extra special.
I have tried to group photos together in sections and I will be posting them over the next few days to spread them out.  I hope you all enjoy the party.  It was super fun and the kids and parents really enjoyed themselves.  And how ridiculous are these photos?  I am so beyond thrilled with the shots that Dez and Tam got.  Truly amazing talent and there couldn’t be a sweeter family.  For real!
The photo of the lollipops is by me, all others by Dez and Tam.
Push Cakes and Cupcakes by Meringue Bake Shop
Party Photography by Dez and Tam
Invitation printing by Direct Edge Media
Vegan Caramel Corn made with love by Grandma Marilyn
Wood Cake Rounds made with love by Grandpa John
See the rest of this party here:
Part 2 – Party Activities
Part 3 – Space store for favors
Part 4 – Details


  1. Great blog you have here.. It’s hard to find excellent writing like yours these days.
    I truly appreciate people like you! Take care!!

  2. ok sharon that is like the coolest kid’s birthday theme party EVER. i love it. and i love bowie!!!

    so super fun!! ^__^

  3. that is so so cute.. love the pushpops & the trailmix-bar!!! darling darling.

  4. Melanie says:

    There are so many things I love about this party. Mostly that the theme was Ziggy Stardust because that's just rad. Totally blogging the snack mix bar.

  5. love it, it's making me hungry! can't wait to see the rest:)

  6. YUM! Why wasn't I invited to this?!

  7. Julie {Angry Julie Monday} says:

    Yumm-O…you made me hungry!

  8. RoseMarie says:

    the invite and banner/star are too cool! Sharing on my FB page!
    RM, Home Confetti

  9. Melissa C says:

    Oh my wow!!! Lovin' the invitation and all the food looks delish!


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