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This is the cutest indoor camping party I have ever seen!  Wendy Updegraff designed this party for her daughter who was celebrating her 8th birthday.  "Camp Bella" included the birthday girl, two of her closest friends, and her little cousin.  A beautiful night under the stars- right at home!  The invitation set the tone and the feather headband was the inspiration for the party colors and design...

The bright, cheerful colors are such an unexpected twist on a camping party!  Look at how Wendy pulled it all together using her daughter's favorite colors~

I love how the cake repeats the feathers in the headband and has a rustic banner!

Adorable cookies, perfectly packaged s'mores, and trail mix for the guests add all the right touches for the camping theme!

The tents couldn't get any cuter...

And the pillows at the top of each tent make it personalized for each girl!  The pillows are gorgeous!

And the camp fire just makes me smile~

Wendy planned so many fun activities for the girls- scavenger hunts, rain sticks, hand silhouettes on wood...

And did you notice that the girls have matching pajamas?  How cute- and they were made by Wendy's mom!

What a fun night!

I think this is definitely my kind of camping!

Thank you for sharing your daughter's party, Wendy!  Your creativity is contagious! 

Find more of Wendy's beautiful images (she a professional photographer!) here


Party Design and Creative Touches by Wendy Updegraff

Feather Headpiece & flower pin on yarn B: Lori Marie
Cake: Love & Sugar Kisses
Straws, s'mores crates & Trail Mix bags: Shop Sweet Lulu
Custom Cookies: BeesKnees Creative
Frame: The Organic Bloom
Handmade Pillows: YelliKelli
Bubble Wands: Blooming Elephant
Matching PJ's: made by Wendy's Mom

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Reader Comments (9)

That cake is beautiful! And I love the tents! My daughter would love to attend a party like this...
September 26, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterElizabeth
Oh. Em. GEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm in LOVE!
September 26, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterkeecam
CUTEST camping party EVER!!!!!
September 26, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKristina McCook
This is absolutely adorable! I'm in love with the tents, the PJ's, the 'camp fire' - it's gorgeous!
How adorable!! I absolutely love the tents! What a great idea!!
Love the invitation! The cake is amazing and those tents are so cute. Love, Love this party!
Oh my goodness this is the most fabulous camping party EVER!!! Love the colors!
September 26, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterStevie
What a wonderful idea, they must have had a blast!
September 27, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKriskropMemories
Adorable party!

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