First Birthday


This party’s got me up, up, up on a {pretty pink} cloud! Anne-Marie Johnson of Elianna Noelle Events dreamed up this whimsical Floating to One First Birthday Party for little girl, Tiya. I’m loving the silhouette of the little girl holding a balloon that’s used throughout several of the details – it ties the whole theme together perfectly. […]

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Gather around Scarers, because we’ve got a spook-tastic party in Monstropolis to attend! Miriam of Miriam Corona Events did an amazing job bringing this Monsters University 1st Birthday Extravaganza to life. As someone with 2 little ones obsessed with both Monsters movies myself, it’s super fun to see so many playful details from the movie come to life […]

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Wait until you see this. Sophia Kim Park of Petite Productions went all out for this incredibly creative Monopoly First Birthday Party. One of the best parts of “Kadenopoly” is the amazing, custom backdrop featuring the Monopoly Man himself, surrounded by bags of money, a giant game board and a 3D ‘Kaden’ sign. Some of the more formal details were […]

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We’ve been busy in design mode for Hostess INK over here, and I’m excited to share one of our brand new collections with you that just went live this week: the Little Man Mustache birthday party collection – with 11 different items, from invitations to signs & personalized banners! Check it out here. Jacque did […]

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Tiiiimmbeeeerrrr!! Look out everyone, Brooke Meyenberg of Little Retreats did some serious work on this Woodsy Lumberjack First Birthday for her son Dashiel, or as she calls him, her little “Chipmunk”. ;) The combination of the iconic red buffalo plaid and natural wood grains really sets off the whole theme! There are so many clever details to […]

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This Pretty Polka Dots & Pinwheels First Birthday is seriously on trend — and for good reason! Joanna Warbiany set out 6 months ahead of time planning this adorable birthday party for her daughter, Natalie, or as they like to call her, ‘Tilly’ (which I love). The classic combination of polka dots and pinwheels is just […]

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♫ Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Zayne’s Street? I am awfully fond of this Creative & DIY Sesame Street Birthday by Aurora Mejico of Everything but the “I Do”, which she lovingly planned for her son Zayne’s first birthday. This party features tons of super cute DIY details, like the dessert table backdrop featuring Elmo’s […]

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Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, step right up to see the amazing Rustic & Vintage County Fair First Birthday! Inspired by an awesome red and blue ferris wheel invitation, Mindy of Mindy Alyse Celebration Inspiration lovingly styled this super cute party for her baby boy, Grayson. This party was filled with lots of fun county fair games, activities, […]

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As someone who enjoys lots of simple, homemade touches in a party, I am absolutely loving this Pow-Wow Style Southwestern First Birthday. Mark Nabong of Mark William Photography photographed the party while the birthday boy’s mom, Holly, DIYed just about every cute thing you see. From the tee pee and ’1′ sugar cookies, to hand painted terra cotta pot and figurine […]

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Nikka of Triple M Good Parties styled this Playful Cat in the Hat First Birthday for her son, Miles, with so many amazing DIY details. Some of my favorite DIYs in this party are the unique, slightly wacky touches — like teetering potted plant centerpieces and a towering ‘ONE’ sign on the dessert table. With lots of brightly […]

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Let’s go on an adventure with this incredible Jungle Safari First Birthday Party! Adriana and Regiane of Blooming Table paid extra attention to every detail of this creative celebration, which kicked off with clever rolled burlap invitations topped with cute felt animal faces. The use of natural colors and textures is perfect for any outdoor-inspired theme, […]

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Alina Wall styled and photographed this sweet and amazing Peter Rabbit First Birthday for her son. I love the shabby chic & vintage feel of this outdoor party – from the furniture to the dessert dishes to the birthday boy’s outfit! And one thing here that you definitely don’t see every day — real live (& adorable) bunnies were […]

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Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines… because we’re off to the races with this fabulous Diner Style Race Car First Birthday from Nikka Morell of Triple M Good Parties! Nikka used budget-friendly ideas and DIYed like crazy to make this first birthday party a raging success – from super cool racing themed “gumball machines” to sleek […]

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CHOO CHOO… birthday train coming through! Julianna Smigelsky of Tabletop Treats is our conductor for the day as we wind our way through this ADORABLE Alphabet Train First Birthday Party. She used a chic blue and silver color palette on everything from the printables and decor to the sweets and favors. I especially love the amazing train […]

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Mickey Mouse may have recently celebrated his 85th Birthday, but this is one party theme that never goes out of style! Case in point: check out this chic Rustic Mickey Mouse Party that Anita Haftavani recently created for her nephew’s FIRST birthday. I love that it emphasizes Mickey’s signature feature… his ears! From the little […]

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Over the river and through the woods is an adorable Little Red Riding Hood! I love Renee Falckh of Lottie and Me‘s mod minimalist approach to her daughter Charlotte’s Little Red Riding Hood Woodland Wonderland 1st Birthday. My absolute favorite part is the photo banner and garland over a beautifully touching poem for baby Charlotte. And I […]

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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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