Pinwheel First Birthday

  • Pinwheel 1st Birthday Party Cake1/7
  • Pinwheel 1st Birthday Party2/7
  • Pinwheel 1st Birthday Party High Chair3/7
  • Pinwheel 1st Birthday Party Banner Pennant4/7
  • Pinwheel 1st Birthday Party Frame5/7
  • Pinwheel 1st Birthday Party Paper Bags6/7
  • Pinwheel 1st Birthday Party Straws7/7
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Description

We used a pinwheel theme for our son's first birthday.  He doesn't have any favorite cartoons or characters right now so we didn't want to do a character theme party at this point.

Design Inspiration

I checked a lot of ideas on Project Nursery, Etsy, and Pinterest.  I based my color scheme off of the birthday hat & bib I ordered from Etsy.

Decorating Style

Contemporary classic

Project Details

The birthday hat & bib were the color inspiration.  I ordered them from Dainty Couture on Etsy: http://www.etsy.com/shop/DaintyCouture

The invite template I also ordered on Etsy from Announcing You: http://www.etsy.com/shop/announcingyou  I used that template to print the invites on Vistaprint.

I made all the pinwheels with scrapbook paper from Michael's.

I also made the happy birthday banner with free banner templates at http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/10/free-printable-whole-alphabet-banner.html along with scrapbook paper backing.

I designed the favor tags in Open Office with pinwheel clipart.

 

 

Favorite Items

The birthday boy's high chair.  I love the hat & pinwheels across the front.

Advice

You can save a lot of money by doing things yourself.  I'm a working mom with a 1 year old and by starting early I was able to make most of the decorations on my own.

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