We through an elegant lace and pearls birthday party for V’s 1st birthday.  Kids birthday party ideas are numerous, but after having boyish birthday parties for 6 years, I was thrilled to finally throw a girl’s birthday!Lace and Pearls Birthday Party. Elegant first birthday with pink flowers and finger sandwiches. Perfect for a girl 1st birthday party.

Lace and Pearls Birthday Party

Being me, or anyone normal these days, I searched Pinterest high and low for inspiration.  I wanted a cake made with clean ingredients, easy inexpensive decorations, and fun finger foods.  I would have plenty of pink and plenty of frills. It would be perfect… With a little Modge Podge, a little love, and surprisingly a little amount of money the decorations were done. The food was a whole different story…

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Elegant First Birthday Party Decorations

Lace and Pearls Birthday Party. Elegant first birthday with pink flowers and finger sandwiches. Perfect for a girl 1st birthday party.Just some paint and doilies here.Lace and Pearls Birthday Party. Elegant first birthday with pink flowers and finger sandwiches. Perfect for a girl 1st birthday party.I made some tissue paper into flowers. Fairly simple and quick decoration. I draped inexpensive beaded necklaces in between the flowers.Lace and Pearls Birthday Party. Elegant first birthday with pink flowers and finger sandwiches. Perfect for a girl 1st birthday party.The V is cut out of the side of her bouncer box… I had saved the box for “something” in the garage for about 9 months…  I painted it pink and Modge Podged on doilies.Lace and Pearls Birthday Party. Elegant first birthday with pink flowers and finger sandwiches. Perfect for a girl 1st birthday party.I used the scraps from the big flowers to make some smaller paper flowers here and there.  Some more of the cheap pearls on the table.  The lace I had from a few scarves my grandmother used to wear. I’m sure you can get small pieces at a fabric store.  Definitely spruced up the cheap plastic tablecloths underneath.Lace and Pearls Birthday Party. Elegant first birthday with pink flowers and finger sandwiches. Perfect for a girl 1st birthday party.

Simple Lace Party Food

 Yummy Tea Sandwiches
A big hint is prep sandwiches… those tiny things were time-consuming!!Lace and Pearls Birthday Party. Elegant first birthday with pink flowers and finger sandwiches. Perfect for a girl 1st birthday party.

Cream Cheese with Cucumbers and Dill ~ Walnut Honey Cream Cheese with Pear

Hummus with Tomato and Cucumber ~ Smoked Salmon with Cream Cheese and Dill

Ham with Apricot Preserves and Cream Cheese ~ Peanut Butter with Bacon and Banana

Elegant cake with no artificial anything.Lace and Pearls Birthday Party. Elegant first birthday with pink flowers and finger sandwiches. Perfect for a girl 1st birthday party.

I made her cake using all organic ingredients. I also made the frosting from scratch using dehydrated strawberry powder to color the frosting pale pink. The color wasn’t as vibrant as I had hoped, but the flavor was Amazing!!

Lace outfit for a 1st Birthday

 The thing that tied the whole party together, and perhaps what sold me on the theme… Was an adorable outfit that I saw on Etsy. I contacted the seller at SweetChubbyCheeks and she worked with my colors to make this Perfect outfit! I added some pearls and V was ready to Party!Lace and Pearls Birthday Party. Elegant first birthday with pink flowers and finger sandwiches. Perfect for a girl 1st birthday party.
Then she wore a matching Ruffled Diaper Cover while she ate her cake.Lace and Pearls Birthday Party. Elegant first birthday with pink flowers and finger sandwiches. Perfect for a girl 1st birthday party.
When it was all said and done, everything about this lace and pearls birthday party was Perfect!

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