Construction theme party backdrop and table set up

Celebrating a first birthday is lots of fun, and picking out a theme is half the excitement. One mum, Daria, pulled together this amazing Construction Party for her son’s first birthday and she shares how she did it. Here’s everything you need to know to create your own incredible construction party, that any birthday boy or girl would absolutely love!

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Construction party set up

It’s all in the details and nothing has been missed in this set up. Daria has used the colours orange, black and yellow to bring together the theme and it looks great! Here’s home she created the look:

You can also find a construction-themed backdrop and a DIY balloon garland kit here

Party Food

You can tell with these photos that Daria had a lot of fun getting creative with the party food! So many great ideas that don’t take a lot of work from you. Take a scroll through the gallery for some inspiration and discover where she got some of the props below.

So many amazing food options for a construction party!

  • Labels, signs & designs: Etsy
  • Tape measures: Hubba Bubba rolls
  • Donut Holder: Kmart
  • Tonka Chocolate Sticks: Kmart
  • Fairy floss: Floss’d

Construction Party Cake

Let’s not forget the all-important cake! You can plenty of fun throwing together a construction cake, and the best part is, if it doesn’t all go to plan, you can turn it into a demolition cake!

The cake topper for this cake is from @one_sweetcucpcake. It’s the perfect statement to finish off the cake, with the vehicles around it.

You can also find construction-themed cake toppers on Amazon.

Construction Party Favours

Construction party bubbles

Last, but not least, the party favours! Bubbles are always a great choice with a little kid’s party, and sure to delight all guests and parents. Adding on a personalised sticker is the perfect way to say thanks for coming!

You can find bubble wands here.

Construction Party Inspiration

Are you ready to create your very own fun, incredible construction party? It’s time to get started and enjoy some inspiration for your budding builder.

Why not take some inspiration from members of our DIY community who have been there and done that. Click through to find out where they shopped their look.

You can also check out our guide on where to find the Best Construction Party Supplies.

Need help planning your next birthday party? Make sure your download our DIY party planning checklist and have a go! 


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