Vintage Toy Baby Shower – Operation Shower

Operation Shower vintage toy theme

I’m excited to finally share the details of the Operation Shower I helped with in April in Camp LeJeune, NC.   This organization just keeps getting better and better thanks to generous donations and sponsorships, and Amy’s amazing vision for each theme & design.  This was a special event as the first lady herself, Michelle Obama, […]

An Ocean Themed 1st Birthday

ocean theme party

Just in time for summer, Gwynn of Gwynn Wasson Designs sent me these photos of a fun-filled first birthday party.  The colors of the ocean, whales, fishnet, and a sassy play on words makes this an inspiration piece you’ll want to create yourself.  Read on for all the deatails from Gwynn herself… “For Jack’s first birthday, […]

"Splish Splash" First Birthday Party

splish splash pool party

Who says you can’t have a pool party in the dead of winter??  Not Tabitha of Fresh Mommy Blog, who wanted to celebrate her 1 year old’s birthday in a way he would love – splishing & splashing in the water!  Tabitha was able to rent out a local aquatic center for the party, and […]

Vintage Butterfly Party

Carey of With Joy blog shared this party with us, of her daughter’s first birthday decorated with a Vintage Butterfly theme.  She did much of the crafting herself, but also used the help of a few great vendors along the way.  I think you’ll agree this is one adorable party, and Carey thought of everything!  The invitations set […]

Barnyard Birthday Party

barnyard party

This sweet first birthday party was sent in by Tara of Shindig Diva, and offers up some adorable little details!  A “sky” backdrop gives an outdoor atmosphere on this chilly January day, while the mix of gingham and cow print patterns used in the banner, signage, and tabletops gives this party a classic farm feel.    Many of these ideas can […]

A Botanical Garden 1st Birthday Party

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I was so thrilled when I found this submission all the way from the Philippines, in my “in” box this week.  Anna hosted a 1st Birthday Party for her daughter Arie, that is so beautiful and elegant it would be wonderful for a baby shower as well.  The photos are from Karen Ilagan Photography, who captured all […]

Pink & Green 1st Birthday Ideas

I’d like to give a big Welcome to our newest sponsor, The Paper Cupcake.  Charlotte of The Paper Cupcake has recently opened her etsy shop, but has tons of experience designing paper goods (as seen here).  At The Paper Cupcake, she offers printable partyware and other paper goods/stationery.  My favorite part is that she loves […]