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!
The Party Props
Want to be king (or queen) of the party? Get in line. These easy-to-make crowns, which require a quick stop at the craft store, will have the whole party looking like royalty.
Sassy stripes paper, orientaltrading.com.