Cady’s First Birthday Party

Here it is finally. The long overdue post of Cady’s much anticipated first birthday. There were too many beautiful photos to post them all, but here are some of the details of the party itself.

I had started thinking about Cady’s August birthday party in January when she was about 5 months old. The birthday cake, smash cake, decorations, gift bags, and party favor bows were all handmade at home with love by Mommy with the help of other family members who were key to making sure everything went smoothly for the big day. Family from West Virginia and California even few in for a few days to celebrate the momentous occasion. There were three different outfits (luckily we were prepared for the messes that would inevitably occur), lots of trips to Michael’s Arts and Crafts, and many party blogs browsed for pink first birthday party ideas.

INVITATIONS
Shutterfly

PHOTOGRAPHY
Sarah Giles, Butterfly Chaser Photography

WHERE TO SHOP
The Chinese lanterns were purchased from Luna Bazaar
Hobby Lobby: candy jars, Wilton cupcake tower
Ebay: alligator hair clips for DIY hair clips
Dessert stands from Origin Crafts
Tiny pink chairs from Big Lots
Tiny white tables from Ikea

HELPFUL TUTORIALS:
Custom bottled water from Glorious Treats
Party hats from How Does She
Tissue paper poms from Sew Sweet Stitches
Photo garland from Samster Mommy
Fan fold flowers from Pigtails Paper Trails
Bows (party favors) from Mrs. Sassy Crafter

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  1. gabby, you know it is a must that i share this beautiful party, right? can you email me party details (i cant send u a message via FB). did you bake the cake and cupcakes? i promise to credit everyone responsible for this precious birthday party!!!!

  2. duh, sorry i didnt realize you posted the vendors…lol

  3. Beautiful party, a pink party is really cute for little girls. And I must say all of this looks wonderful!

  4. Stumbled upon your blog today!!! Adorable birthday party!

  5. What a beautiful pink party – love the cakes!Susan,http://entertainexchange.blogspot.com/Party and Entertaining Inspiration

  6. This is adorable! I'm your newest follower, I found you at Tip Junkie! You can find me at Sassy Sites- xoxo!!

  7. What a beautiful day you created for her!

  8. adorable

  9. What a woderful party! I see lots of ideas I would like to use at my baby girl's first party.

  10. What a sweet "pretty in pink" party! I am sharing on our FB wall today. Happy Thanksgiving!

  11. fun!! i never saw this post?? grrreat job on the partay but DUH. i knew it would be gorgeous 🙂

  12. Everything looked wonderful!!! I love all the pink, very cute and girly!!

  13. I am playing "catch-up" getting to know your precious family. Her party was perfect, she's just a doll.Is this your house? I am in love with the front porch! So charming– do you live in Sugar Land?

  14. how very sweet! I love all the cakes and desserts! You can never go wrong with pink! Happy New Year!hugs! Kim @ Party Frosting!

  15. It is pink perfection! I love it!