Monday, January 7, 2013

Once upon a time...


Once upon a time...
on a cold winter's day, 
a beautiful princess was born named 
Madisyn Grace
The entire kingdom was overcome with joy!
A year later, the King and Queen summoned
the ladies and gents of the land
for a Winter ONEderland Ball
in honor of princess Madisyn's 1st Birthday


It amazes me how quickly time has passed, how can my baby already be ONE?!
I will forever cherish those tiny memories of her...
Becoming a Mother has been an amazing journey and the greatest achievement of my life.


Our daughter's birthday celebration was more that I could have ever asked for, being surrounded by 40 of our closest friends and family. Thank you to everyone who made her day so special! Here are a few pictures from the party, enjoy!

The Invitation: Designed by Myself

















Chocolate Pretzels: Sinfully Sweet Treats by Ashley


























She loves her new play kitchen from Mommy & Daddy!




& her new comfy chair too!








As soon as everyone started to sing her "Happy Birthday"...


She started to cry :(


But once she had cake, everything was all better!!! YUM!










Happy 1st Birthday Princess, Mommy & Daddy love you so much!
May you grow to be strong, independent, kind, caring and give to others. 
We wish for you a lifetime of many happy memories


References:
Play Kitchen: KidKraft - Retro Kitchen in Blue
Child's Chair: Pottery Barn Kids - My 1st Anywhere Chair
Baby Shoes: Buy Buy Baby
Headband: Made by Me
Birthday Onesie: Butuza Baby Designs
Water Bottle Labels, Winter Wonderland Banner, Thank You Tags: Allison Kizer Designs
Tissue Poms: Prost to the Host
Invitations, Book Page Garland, Paper Garland, Food Labels, Tissue Poms, Straw Flags, Photo Banner: Made by Me


& many of you have asked to see better pictures of my "12 months of Madisyn" banner
...so here y'all go! :)















10 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful time in your family's lives. Thanks for sharing it with us. LOVE the party decor.

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  2. Happy Birthday to your little princess. She's adorable!

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  3. Happy Birthday to your beautiful little girl! How lucky is she to have a mom who goes all out for her first birthday party. :) I found your blog through Pinterest and I am wondering why on earth you do not have more followers??? lol Your blog is amazing! Definitely will be frequenting this little corner of blog land. :) XOXO

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  4. Just found your blog and I LOVE it! Can't wait to read more. I'm pregnant with my first child (a girl) and just loved looking at this birthday party!!! So girly and so much fun :)

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  5. I <3 the photo banner! Such a cute idea. I'm looking to do a Winter Onederland party for my son born Dec. 26, 2012. and would love to do a banner like the one you did.

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  6. Beautiful pictures. What program did you use to edit them with the banners for each month?

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  7. Love the invitation, how can I order them?

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  8. I love the invitations u made. How did u get the paper for them??

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  9. What fonts did you use for the invite? I haven't been able to find a comparable font style anywhere!

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