Is your little girl about to turn nine and enter the world of tweendom? Celebrate this exciting milestone with a birthday party that will make her feel like she's "On Cloud 9"!

This theme combines the enchantment of floating on clouds with a dose of creativity, ensuring your young guests have a blast. In this blog post, we'll walk you through DIY ideas and activities for a fantastic tween birthday party, inspired by this gorgeous celebration created by Laura and shared with us on Instagram.

Ready to transform your living room into a dreamy wonderland?
Let's get into it..

cloud 9 birthday party balloon decorations

 Pictured: Custom DIY Balloon Garland Kit in colours: + Pastel Pink Number Balloon


Invitations: Ready to Soar

Start by crafting cloud-themed invitations. You can cut cloud shapes from white card stock. Write the party details on the clouds using pastel pink or glittery pens. Encourage guests to wear white or pastel-colored clothing to keep the cloud theme alive. 

Party Tip: Create digital invitations using a free platform like Canva and send via text, email or social media.


Decorations: Create a Dreamy Atmosphere

  1. Cloud Balloons: Transform your space into a dreamy sky by hanging a white balloon garland shaped like clouds. Add a pop of colour with pastel-coloured number balloon and paper garlands to resemble a sunset or sunrise.

  2. Cloud Confetti: Sprinkle paper confetti in white and pastels to create a party atmosphere and mimic a sparkling sky in your party space.

  3. Twinkle Lights: Add a touch of magic with twinkle lights or fairy lights to simulate stars.

  4. Table Settings: Use cloud-shaped placemats, pastel-colored tableware, and cloud-shaped napkins. Consider adding cotton or other cloud like material as table decor.


Pictured: Pastel Pink Simply Eco Party Plates, Iridescent Plates, Cups & Party Hats, Cloud Napkins

Activities: Cloud-Themed Fun

  1. Cloud Painting: Set up an art station where your guests can paint their own cloud masterpieces on canvas or paper. Provide a variety of pastel paints, brushes, and even cotton balls for added texture.

  2. DIY Cloud Slime: Slime-making is always a hit with tweens. Create fluffy cloud slime with white glue, shaving cream, and a colour with food colouring. You can also add glitter for that extra sparkle.

  3. Cloud Nine Scavenger Hunt: Organise a scavenger hunt where the guests search for hidden treasures while following clues. To make it more cloud-themed, use cloud-shaped clues.

  4. Cloud Cookie Decorating: Set up a cookie decorating station with cloud-shaped sugar cookies and a variety of icing colors. Let the girls get creative with their edible cloud designs.

  5. DIY Friendship Bracelet Making: Set up a space for the tweens to create their own beaded bracelets to take home after the party.

  6. Photo Booth: Create a DIY cloud-themed photo booth using your balloon garland as a backdrop and props like cloud shapes and fun sunglasses. Take pics with a polaroid camera for instant keepsakes and party favours.


Food and Cake: Cloudy Delights

Serve a selection of treats that fit the cloud theme:

  1. Fairy Floss Clouds: Offer fairy floss in various flavours, displayed on sticks as fluffy white clouds.

  2. Rainbow Fruit Skewers: Create fruit skewers using colorful fruit like strawberries, blueberries, and kiwi to represent the colors of the sky.

  3. Cloud Cupcakes: Decorate cupcakes with white frosting and edible white stars or sprinkle mixes.

  4. Sky-High Cake: Design or order a cake that resembles a cloudy sky with layers of pastel and starry themed frosting.

on cloud 9 cake 

Party Favours: Send Guests Home on Cloud 9

As a parting gift, provide guests with cloud-themed party favors such as:

  1. Mini Cloud Pillows: Handmade or store-bought mini cloud pillows make for adorable and on-theme party favors.

  2. Sticker Sets: Give out cloud and sky-themed sticker sets or coloring books.

  3. Bubbles: Bubbles in cloud-shaped containers are both fun and fitting for the theme.

  4. DIY Bracelet Kits: Provide kits for making cloud-themed friendship bracelets at home.

By incorporating these DIY ideas and activities into your "On Cloud 9" tween birthday party, you'll ensure that the birthday girl and her guests have an unforgettable time. Let their imaginations soar as they celebrate this special day in a magical world of clouds and creativity. 

August 24, 2023