Birthday Party Theme: Stripes
Simple and surprising ideas for pulling off a cheery celebration. By Krissy Tiglias
No sugarcoating here: When you mix two essential cake recipes with 27 easy frosting, filling, and decorating ideas, you end up with 256,620 (really—do the math) delectable options. Sweet!
Party Planning Pointers
Any seasoned host will tell you that planning a party can be just as much fun as attending one—if you know a few shortcuts, that is. For starters, pick a theme that'll appeal to the masses. This season we're calling for cheery details: Cue the bright stripes. Prepare to find fast, foolproof, and surprising ideas for invites, decor, and more.