21
Aug

One Is Fun

Kate from Southern Dwellings shares her daughter’s first birthday party inspired by our Happiest Around invitations.

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Since her birthday is in the middle of summer I wanted the vibe to be laid back and fun. I knew the Happiest Around invitation was absolutely perfect. I loved that I could pull in pops of the bright colors from the invitation. I chose to focus on the girly colors–pink, yellow and touches of orange.

We took on several DIY projects to add a personalized feel to her party. I chose coordinating fabrics that I simply cut into strips and added to the décor.

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We gave out bubbles as party favors. This was such an easy DIY project, we simply soaked off the labels and cut fabric to fit.

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Our pre-scooped ice cream was a huge hit with our guests. It turned out so festive and there was no scooping involved after cutting the cake-our guests could simply choose their favorite flavor.

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To forever commemorate her party and first year, I made a Shutterfly book to recap each month of her life. I displayed it at the party and thought it tied in wonderfully with the invitation.

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It is true…one is fun!

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10 Responses

  1. Allie says:

    Such a cute and fun party!!! LOVE the details!!! Thanks for sharing!

  2. Gordy says:

    I love the decorations, very creative and adorable!!!!!!!! The color theme was beyond cute and so were the party favors!!! Please post more pictures!

  3. Diane says:

    So cute!!

  4. Lisa says:

    The invites are adorable, so festive and full of color options! Also love the use of ribbon and fabric in the decorations!

  5. Woody says:

    Can you share who made the beautiful cake?? Love the swirls, looks delish!

  6. LiLi says:

    The invite is darling! Where did you get the monogram beverage tub?!

  7. LiLi says:

    Btw, I love your blog and reading about your mommy experiences!!
    : )

  8. Jill says:

    The most adorable party!!! The ice cream in cupcake wrappers is the best… I plan to use this idea for my daughter’s 3rd bday- thanks for the idea!! I love love love the color scheme here- well suited for a little girl’s birthday. And the birthday cake and cookies- wow!!!!! Love everything about this- and the birthday girl herself- the sweetest!!!!!

  9. Woody says:

    Will want to use this invite for a special someone I know!

  10. kate says:

    Thanks everyone! The cake lady’s name is Melissa at Louisvillicious. http://www.louisvillicious.com // the monogram tub was a shower gift.

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