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One Rocks:  Will's First Birthday Tour


One Rocks: Will's First Birthday Tour

Will is ONE!


It still has not sunk in.  For our first BOY birthday party, we went with his nursery theme and did a rock party.  Going with his nursery theme means decorations were simple.  We pulled artwork from his room - the rock band canvases, Land of Nod birth announcement vintage poster, the big W and other decorations replaced our typical living room, hallway and kitchen decor.  We used Birthday Express for our VIP backdrop, table decorations and lots of balloons.

first birthday banner

When the little groupies, I mean guests arrived, they changed into their rock concert tees and then headed to the tattoo parlor for some custom ink.

Once they were ready to show off their attitude, the headed over to the VIP photo booth.  Accessorized with sunglasses, leather jackets, guitars and a mic, these kids worked it.  This could be my absolute favorite photo booth we've ever done!

rock star birthday party

rock star first birthday party

rock n roll party

After dinner the concert began.  Alexis from Bubbles Academy brought her acoustic guitar and we rocked out to everything from Under the Sea, with parachute of course, to Taylor Swift.  The birthday boy loved playing the kid size instruments and hanging out under the parachute.

kids rock theme birthday party

Once we had worked up an appetite rocking out, it was time for CAKE!  Will's cake was truly fit for rock royalty complete with a separate smash cake just for the birthday boy.

Unfortunately no amount of chanting EAT IT! EAT IT! by the big kids could get Will to take a bite.  Maybe next year!

After all of the fun was done, guests  took a star sugar cookie and their own set of 'drum sticks' for the road.

rock star birthday party favors

First birthday?  We rocked it.

Shop the party:

Rock Star Tees: Psychobaby

VIP Banner, Tableware, Balloons:  Birthday Express

Rock Band Canvases:  Amy Belonio

Birthday Boy Outfit:  Blumme Tie Tee


A Modern First Birthday Party

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A Modern First Birthday Party

We love a party that is modern and pretty. Pink, gold and mint are colors that are sophisticate and perfect for a sweet first Birthday. We are swooning over this amazing first Birthday part that Tara sent over to us!

birthday party tassel decorations

Ava's mom was excited to be able to throw a Birthday party for her daughter after planning numerous boy parties. She found inspiration in the wonderful tassel garland she found on Etsy.

The first 12 months go by extremely fast and we love the chalkboard sharing all of her favorite things. This is a great keepsake that can be displayed in a child's room.

pink and white party desserts We adore the sweet little layered cakes and all of the "sweets" that guests were served. My personal favorite is the iced animal crackers! gorgeous pink high chair Ava's mom didn't miss any important detail, she found a vintage high chair at a thrift shop and spray painted it Rustoleum's Sweet Pea.

All the Details.

Happy Birthday and Pink & Gold Confetti Garland, Chevron Ruffle Bloomers,  Headband, pink stripe bags, mini plastic mason jars, Gold glitter washi tape, Gold striped straws and washi tape, Mint straws, Custom forks, Tassle garland, T shirt was DIY.

All photos courtesy of Tara Marie Photography.

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