Monday, May 24, 2010

Katie's First Birthday Shindig!

This post has been a long time coming, but I am finally getting to it!! Katie's first birthday party was great (even though we had a tornado warning and the most rain in a 48 hour period EVER in the Nashville area)! We had such a great time with friends and family! It was an open house, but most of the folks ended up staying the whole time (some stayed even longer because of the flooding!). Here is a picture summary of the great party. As you will see, the "theme" was pink and green and DOTS!! I absolutely love dots, so it was only fitting :) I hope Katie loves dots as much as I do! Anyway, here are the pictures - enjoy! Oh, and also check out the end of the post for links to some of the places I ordered from - love it!

The front door as folks walked (or swam) up! I made the wreath!

The table as people walked in - a newborn picture and the little goodies for all the kiddos to take home with them! I love that I even found candles to match the party!

The mantle with a Happy Birthday banner and dot balloons! :)

The cupcake tower and fruit table - I made the tower too!

A closer view of the cupcake tower with the smash cake

The yummy food!

The view of it all

Our friends Kara and Carter

The birthday girl woke up from her nap! She was so excited to see everybody - she is quite the little social butterfly...

Cee Cee and her little Squishy

A good pic of the birthday girl outfit!

Family picture :)

Little Sweet Pea with her Cat and Tyler

Katie and Claire watching the rain fall outside

Everyone gathered watching the weather because the storm sirens were going off - some of us ended up crowding in my closet (thank goodness I cleaned it!) or the guest bathroom just to be safe!

Happy Birthday to You, Happy Birthday to You, Happy Birthday dear Katie, Happy Birthday to YOU!!!

Let the fun begin!!

Digging in!

Love this :)

She made quite the mess :) And loved every minute (and bite) of it!

Not too shabby, right??

Opening her gifts after a good nap
I think she is quite loved - look at all those cards!

Now didn't that look like fun?? Now, I wanted to give some credit for some of the OH-SO-CUTE goodies we had at the party. So, here we are! ....
Invitations: MNotes
Cute little hairbow: Twisted Ribbons
Embroidered shirt: Tootlebugs
Cupcakes & Smash Cake: About Cake, Etc.
Balloons & Banner: Polka Dot Market
Instructions for the cupcake tower found HERE
Instructions for the ribbon wreath found HERE

1 comment:

  1. Okay this is like the cutest first birthday party! You are going to have to help me for ideas for Henry's when it gets closer to time (a little over 2 months away..eek!). Katie is absolutely adorable and precious as always!