Smith's 3rd Birthday

Smith turned three this spring and his mommy, Jessica threw him a dinosaur-themed party for the big day. We went with lime green, yellow, and shades of blue for his custom birthday items. Jessica was gracious enough to send me a few photos from his party too, check it out!

Custom invitation:

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I love the wording!

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Cupcake toppers:

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Penant Banner:

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Thank you card:

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It looks like your party was a blast, happy birthday Smittysaurus!

Alice's 1st Birthday

I was thrilled when Jen asked me to create an invitation for Alice's first birthday, everyone calls her Allie Mae. She was having an Alice in Wonderland themed party and it was so much fun to work on graphics for her big day.

Here's the invitation:

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At the party, Jen set up plain donuts and lots of glazes and toppings so everyone could decorate their own. It was SO much fun, my boys had a blast decorating their own. 

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Jen made Mad Hatter hats for eveyrone with plastic headbands and paper cups. They turned out SO fun!

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It was such a fun party, thanks you so much for inviting us Jen, and happy birthday Allie Mae!

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Smith's 2nd Birthday

Smith's mommy, Jessica wanted to throw a truck-themed party for his second birthday and I was more than happy to do what I could to show off a few of his favorite trucks. At the time, his favorites were garbage trucks, construction trucks, and monster trucks, so I did my best to create an invitation that included all of them. I love how it turned out!

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The text "I like big trucks and I cannot lie" was printed onto some plastic cups that Jessica saw online and it's what inspired her to do the truck theme for his birthday. So of course we had to use it on the invitations.

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For the party, we also created a custom cupcake toppers. I absolutely LOVE the dump trucks holding snacks!

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We also pennant banner for the wall.

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Lastly, we made a simple thank you card that Jessica printed as folded cards so she could add a handwritten message inside. 

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Happy happy birthday Smith!!

Stella's 2nd Birthday

Stella's mommy, Rachel wanted to do a fun mermaid theme for her 2nd birthday and I was thrilled to be able to create some fun items for the party. She went with a color scheme that included magenta, orange, and aqua.

I created a super simple favor tag.

Cupcake toppers were simple and Rachel used a scalloped circle punch with them.

A simple pennant banner finished things off.

Happy birthday Stella! I hope your party was a blast!

Liam's 3rd Birthday

My friend Liam is still a big fan of trucks. For his 2nd birthday we did garbage trucks, and for this 3rd birthday, it was ALL about construction. His mommy, Joanna opted to send an Evite rather than a printed invitation, but we still had some fun with printed items for his party.

First I made a welcome sign that Joanna had printed pretty big. 

Then I made a simple pennant banner that had upside down construction cones in between the words.

I created a bunch of different cupcake toppers too. Joanna always orders cupcakes from Nothing Bundt Cakes and they're SO tasty!

For favors Joanna filled plastic construction hats with goodies from Oriental Trading and they were finished with a coloring book that I created for the party. I love making these!!

To finish, I created this t-shirt graphic and Joanna had it printed onto a white and navy blue raglan tee like in this picture. Zazzle did a pretty poor job of printing it, so I don't have a photo of Liam wearing it. Which was disappointing since they've done pretty well in the past. Bummer!

Thank you so much for inviting us to your party Liam, we really had a great time! Happy birthday!

Liam's 2nd Birthday

Since Liam was WAY into garbage trucks when he turned two (so many toddlers are!), his mommy Joanna, chose a garbage truck theme for his birthday party. It was such a fun theme to work with! Joanna picked up miniature garbage can pencil holders from Amazon to decorate the buffet table and goodie bags were made with mini black trash bags! Perfect!

Here's his invitation:

We created a couple of welcome signs that were posted in a few spots in the house.

2" circle cupcake toppers for the cupcakes that Joanna picked up from Nothing Bundt Cakes. Sooooo delicious!

A pennant banner hung over the windows.

We created a super simple coloring book for kids to play with too:

My oldest thoroughly enjoyed the coloring book!

Lastly, I created a t-shirt graphic that Joanna ordered through Zazzle. They were the only shop that would let us order one custom t-shirt in navy blue. I usually recommend CafePress, but they didn't have navy blue. Taking a non-blurry photo of Liam actually wearing the shirt proved to be very hard, so this is my mockup of what the t-shirt looks like. Someday I'll try and get a better photo. Ha!

This birthday party was so much fun to create and even more of a treat to get to actually go to the party! Happy happy birthday Liam!

Charlee's 1st Birthday

Charlee's mommy, Sarah wanted to do a fun Queen Bee theme for her first birthday, because, well, she is the queen bee in their home! We had fun with chalkboard backgrounds and some fun fonts and Sarah was gracious enough to take wonderful photos that I could share. Check out the photos from Charlee's big sister's birthday too: Georgia's 1st Birthday.

Here's the invitation: 

First we created water bottle labels:

Next we created labels for all of the food items:

All in keeping with the "Queen Bee" theme.

Favor tags!

Next we did both cupcake toppers and wrappers.

Lastly, I created a faux chalkboard that shared a bunch of Charlee's accomplishments in her first year. 

I love how everything turned out! And thanks again Sarah for sharing the wonderful photos with me. Happy birthday Charlee!!

Addyson's First Birthday

Addyson's grandma, Betty contacted me to create a birthday invitation for her first birthday. Betty loved the Alice in Winter Wonderland invitation I created for Georgia a while back. So we took the same stacked teacups graphic and changed them to match the style that Addyson's mom and grandma were planning for her birthday... specifically these paper plates and balloons they had found on a party supply website: 

From there I used similar patterns and the same color scheme to create Addyson's birthday invitations:

After the invitation was completed we got to work on a few fun items to make Addyson's party even more festive. 

We created cupcake toppers, food labels, a pennant banner and fun clock designs that they cut out and hung from the ceiling.

We also made a fun high chair banner for Addyson.

This was such a fun party to work on. Happiest of birthdays Addyson!