It's a Shabby Chic 1st Birthday!

Being that Norah is THE CUTEST, and THE SWEETEST little girl you'd ever meet, I thought it only proper to give her THE CUTEST and THE SWEETEST first birthday a little girl could ever have...Shabby Chic- vintage linens, old jars, fresh flowers, desserts, and handmade crafts. Thanks to Etsy.com and hours of online research, the party decor was perfect.

The guest list was quaint..a few friends and the in-laws. Party was short, but Norah is just a babe. And the weather perfect.

Check out the pics below. As always, click to enlarge.

Dessert table.
Angled view of dessert table.

The cake! Strawberry with vanilla icing. Adorned with a wide vintage ribbon, fresh flower and candle.

'N" cupcakes.

Lemon cupcakes with raspberry jam filling.

Highlights of Norah's first year.

Vintage jars with ribbon.

Dining table.

Centerpiece with jars, cans, lemons and fresh flowers.

Favor signage.

Favors were a "Shabby Chic" cookie recipe and cutter.

Mobiles hung throughout the yard (not good for wind, as you can see). Vintage lace glued onto a cross-stitch ring; circular strips of construction paper hung by baker's twine. Simple and cute!

Tin cans with fresh flowers lined the fence.

Miss Norah Grace and her cake.

Digging in!

Cake is good!


Her "big" gift...4-in-1 ride on. Princeses!


Anonymous said...

So glad to see a new post! I've missed reading your fun, witty posts! Your kids are very lucky to have such a great mom. Love the party ideas. I think you need to open a party planning business!!!! Take care!

MaKat said...

Thanks! I've kinda taken a much-needed blogging break. Now I feel like I'm ready to get back on the wagon. So be looking out for new posts. :)

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Great photos. My daughter is turning 2 in October and I'm still searching for party ideas.

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Hay what a lovely cake and your child is also looking cute in cake at her face. Good luck for your child and your family.

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Wow! What an adorable idea!

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