Monday, December 5, 2011

My Little Sunshine Tahlia turns one

On a beautifully hot Melbourne day in Australia, we celebrated my daughter Tahlia’s first birthday.

This past year has simply flown and my baby girl is now a walking, talking toddler!

In fact, it was so hot on the day of the party I had to set-up the dessert table inside as I feared my buttercream frosting and birthday cake would simply melt away.

I have been a little obsessed with chevron prints since I discovered them about 18 months ago. I just cannot get enough of that print! It brings a smile to my face every time I see it.

Anyway, the idea for the theme for the party came to me while I was sunbaking on the beaches of the Greek Islands back some five months ago.

Tahlia is always smiling so it just clicked that I would style a ‘my little sunshine’ party for her first birthday.


Sweets on the dessert table included:
-          A Lemon Delicious birthday cake
-          Caramel mudcake cupcakes
-          Banana babycakes
-          Vanilla cookies
-          Coconut Ice
-          Sunshine cake pops
-          Chocolate bars
-          An assortment of lollies and lollipops
-          Traditional lemonade

Other sunshiny details at the party included:
-        A drinks table outdoors
-     A sun piñata
-          Chevron favour tote bags plus copies of Little Miss Sunshine and Mr Happy books
-     The word 'one' covered in chevron print paper with balloons attached.
-          A sweet felt party hat for the birthday girl
-          A paper bunting for the highchair
-          Chevron paper bitty bags filled with lemon jellybeans




Tahlia's first taste of a cake pop. She enjoyed it so much in fact, she ate two.

My two gorgeous girls sharing a lollipop at the party.
The complete range of My Little Sunshine Party Printables will be available for purchase later this week.

 A big thank you to all the various suppliers and vendors who I sourced products from for this little party.

Party printables, cake stand, sweets & styling – Eye Candy Events
Chevron backdrop – Theodore Made
Party hat – Sweet Tashie
Chevron tote bags - Mon Tresor
Chevron bitty bags, wooden spoons, ice-cream cups, name stamp - Sweet Style
Lollipops, drink dispenser - The Little Big Company
Tissue paper pompoms - Ah-Tissue

Lastly, I am absolutely thrilled to see Tahlia's first birthday party featured on Amy Atlas Events today. Such an honour as always to be included among such amazing talent.

To see more photos of all the details of the party, visit the Eye Candy Events Facebook page.

6 comments:

  1. Love the whole concept! And you pulled it off so perfectly -- got everyone beaming for sure!

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  2. I really love all the yellow for this event . Would love to try something like this myself.

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  3. Are your party printables available yet?

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    1. Hi nana,
      Yes, the my little sunshine party printables are available to purchase.
      Please email me at info@eyecandyevents.com.au for more information.

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  4. Glad to know about your birthday party. Recently, I arranged a grand birthday party of my best friend’s daughter at one of excellent Chicago venues. Decorated venue with ornaments and balloons. She enjoyed this party very much. Yummy snacks were served!

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