Saturday, September 26th, 2015

First Birthday Party Ideas – (via @PopSugar)

With so many ways to celebrate your little one’s first birthday, how do you pick the best theme?  PopSugar.com has you covered.  With over 50 suggestions, this list will make it easy to choose the best, color scheme, cake, venue, and more for your birthday party..  They’ve got super-creative ideas like Summer Circus fun, Vintage Country Fair, and Vintage Trains.  Some themes even translate to your older kids; Girlie Chic, Nautical Pirate, and Magical Winter Wonderland to name a few.

Tips from Jerry’s Kitchen:

  • Use a free online invitation service and match the colors of the invite to  the parties’ color scheme.
  • Send a reminder out a week before the party to stem any last minute cancellations

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Congratulations, you’ve made it through the first year of parenthood! Ask any new mama — who feels like just yesterday she brought home a newborn and is now planning baby’s first birthday bash — and she’ll tell you how fast a year can fly by. Baby’s first birthday is a once-in-a-lifetime affair, and as parents, we all want to make it a memorable one — but where to start? From smash cakes to party favors, we’ve got you covered. Put on your party-planning hat and get inspired to throw the party of the year with these 43 creative firstbirthday party ideas.

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Modern Camp-Inspired First Birthday

For mom Sarah Jurado, founder of Lightness Creative, her idea of a first birthday party was to set up an indoor camp for her son Coltrane. “The party theme was inspired by the fact that we just wanted the babies to have FUN,” Sarah says. “And what’s more fun than Summer camp?

The fun elements included a mini ball pit and a teepee full of toys. Keep clicking to check out all the details, including the gorgeous sweet and savory snacks at the party.

 

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