First Birthday


With help from party stylist Gideon Hermosa, Marie Claire put together an AMAZING Lalaloopsy Inspired “Cute as a Button” 1st Birthday Party for her adorable daughter, Anika. This theme has become especially popular lately, and it’s easy to see why! I absolutely adore the crafty details pictured here — from the yarn ball and spool of […]

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Wynona Leach of Red Carousel has a flair for delightfully whimsical events! Case in point: this gorgeous Bird Themed First Birthday Party that she styled features vintage floral fabric buntings, whistling bird cupcake toppers, bright confetti sprinkles and the cutest herb pot party favors. I love the contrasting pinks and greens, especially on the amazing garden-inspired birthday cake — how […]

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With a perfect mix of inspiration from Little Red Riding Hood, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Snow White and all the magical forests of fairytales, this Enchanted Forest + Woodland Style First Birthday by Kristen Janes of Kio Kreations takes my breath away! Earthy florals paired with whimsical, homey decor is the perfect mix of comfort and charm for this sweet, eclectic celebration! […]

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Happy girls are the prettiest… and pretty parties are the happiest! ;) Shannon Smith of Sassy Soirees Wedding & Event Planning beautifully planned this Darling Breakfast at Lola’s {First Birthday Party} that just swept me off my feet! From the glitzy and glamorous desserts to the chic birthday girl (and her “security guards”!), I just fell in love with the […]

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Hello World! These geektastic ideas from Khanh Le of Avec Toi Events and her Computer Theme First Birthday Party Ideas are totally modern & CREATIVE! Inspired by 3D glasses, she celebrated her sweet little Dex with Bits, Bytes and Motherboards of fun. ;) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – “Bits and Bytes” Buffet Table with “Laptop” Lunch Boxes – Floppy Disk Decorations […]

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Hey all you amazing party planners, it’s Jen, your favorite Orange County family photographer. On this cool fall morning, I’m dreaming of summer (I’m a California native, and you know how we’re spoiled and all, hehe). So I thought why not take it back to this past summer, with an adorable Little Sailor Girl First Birthday Party at […]

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This party makes all of us at Hostess soo HAPPY! Mommy & photographer Ardita Kola Photography purchased the Little Sailor Collection from HWTM a couple months back for her birthday boy Jake. We are over the moon and flat out impressed with her Super Cute Little Sailor Party… so much so that we’re giving her a $50 credit to spend […]

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Lucy’s First Birthday Party is one darlin’ celebration! Mommy, Carlie of DimplePrints, choose a “Sweetie Pie” County Fair theme with adorable Fall flair! From pretty pink frames and plump seasonal pumpkins to ruffly ribbons and classic carnival eats every detail is impeccable SWEET! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Pink Frames with Chicken Wire and Birthday Girl […]

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“The very things that held you down are going to carry you up and up and up.” Inspired by this quote and what it means for their son Knightly, David and Drexelle Park celebrated their son’s first birthday with a Modern Dumbo Theme Party. Their company D. Park Photography designed all the inspirational quotes and captured the day wonderfully […]

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Liezl Del Castillo of Zelicious styled this precious Pink Winter ONEderland Party for her sweet niece Chantelle (and made that amazing snow man topped cake)! Dotted with penguins and snowmen and lots of pretty snowflakes I’m already excited for the next season. ;)  PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Hanging “Snowflake” Balloon Sculptures + Polar Bear […]

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Inspired by quotes, colors and a flair for FUN, this Playful & Bright Lorax Party by Anne of UR invited is quite the eye candy. Her beautifully crafted Truffula Trees (and pattern-filled ones on the backdrop) are so delightful! And how perfect are those quote designed seed packet favors!? (Love this theme? Find more of it here and here!) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look […]

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¡Bienvenidos! With bold, bright colors and some latin flair, Kelin spiced up her daughter Sutton’s First Birthday with a Colorful “First Fiesta” Celebration. This charming little fiesta has gorgeous Mexican Folk Art inspired decor – I just love the tiny crocheted embellishments on the photo banner, the sweet dolls and hand painted maracas! And Topped off with an […]

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When picking a theme for her son’s birthday, Nikki Hernan realized that a Garden Gnome Birthday couldn’t be more perfect… and I think it’s pretty much the cutest idea she could’ve decided on! With the help of a few little friendly gnomes, she transformed the yard into a Woodland Wonderland studded with toadstools and bright polka dot […]

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I love this idea from Festa com Gosto! This Dainty Vintage Paper Doll Themed Party is just so creative & absolutely darling. The pastels, doilies and girly details captured my heart… specifically the vintage dress cookies strung as a dessert table garland!  PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Pink Ombre Ruffle First Birthday Cake with Navy […]

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Donna (with the help of some amazing vendors: The Events Studio, Inkand Scissors and more!) celebrated her son Tyler’s first birthday with a “Paint My World” Rainbow Party. Inspired by Pantone, watercolor and art party ideas, this is one masterpiece is full of paint tins, cupcake filled painters palettes and {adorable birthday boy} pictures on easels! PARTY […]

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Crystal of Crystal Clear Memories celebrated (and photographed) her daughter’s adorable first birthday party – A Watermelon Extravaganza! Birthday girl Sadie Grace had one sweet and stylish party put together by EDesigns, pairing paper rosettes with creative watermelon inspired treats and fabulous party decor from more than a few notable vendors. ;) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Watermelon Cupcakes, […]

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Here we go with this totally awesome Book Themed First Birthday Party by mommy Rory Castanon for her son Cayson’s first birthday! Inspired by the kid classic “Everything Goes on Land”, Rory transformed her garage into a super creative DIY city complete with storefronts, roads, street signs & toy cars for the little tykes! And one of […]

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With bright colors & lots of style, mommy Erin Wakeman, created this super FUN & Colorful Backyard First Birthday for her sweet little Zoey! Balloons and charming bunting transformed the yard, guests enjoyed a lovely dinner buffet (+ a gourmet s’mores bar!) and how could I not mention Zoey’s adorable handmade party dress from Vivi’s Jewels! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out […]

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Welcome to Mason & Victoria’s BIG Top! Melissa Wilson celebrated her twins first birthdays with a Rustic & Vintage Carnival Party. Feast your eyes on the detailed decorations and fabulous party ideas including the creative bunting, fancied up high chairs and the playful drink stand! (And for more Vintage Carnival Ideas go here and here.) PARTY […]

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Surf’s up dude! Let’s head on out for Jack’s first birthday: A Backyard Beach Bash with the coolest shark photo booth, surf board inspired sweets and gorgeous floral centerpieces by Jill Sanger of Isari Flower Studio + Event Design. To match the magnificently styled day (by Allison Noelle Events), BellaLuz Photography captured all the details, including lots of fun activities for […]

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