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How does this even happen?!  I blinked and my baby girl is 1.  After being in denial for a good couple months leading up to Ava’s birthday, I moved into acceptance and started searching for the perfect theme.  I fell in love with a pink and gold “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, One Year Old is What You Are” theme!  It was so fun ordering, decorating and ultimately enjoying the perfect girly birthday celebration.  I think Ava loved it, too!
 Here are some pictures of the big day along with links in case you want to replicate for your little one!  Also, make sure to visit my DIY tutorial on how to make the star garland
Invitations!  Design is from Etsy (link to listing here) and I had them printed at Costco.  I LOVED the quality and affordability of printing at Costco.   I will definitely be having my invites printed there going forward. 
 
Monthly picture banner- Super easy DIY project. I purchased linen banners from the dollar spot at Target, glued on 4×6 pictures (cut to size) and hung with string (also from the dollar spot).  I decorated the mantle with pom poms from Amazon. I have always seen these and wanted to do them but it seemed complicated.  Um, nope- they were super easy to make! The package I bought came with 18 so they looked nice enough that I didn’t even order balloons!  Link here (pack of 18)
 
I bought Ava’s high chair and Happy Birthday banners from Etsy (link).  I stuck a couple of the pom poms on there because it was looking bare.  Her bib is by Mud Pie and (of course) I bought it off Amazon.   It is actually great quality and the back is super soft.

A couple of window decorations.  Banners were from Etsy.  I bought a star cutter from Amazon and LOVED it!  I made star banners (DIY post to come) and used them to add some interest/ tie the “twinkle, twinkle” theme in.   Link to the cutter here

 
I will admit it- I was iffy about her outfit even the day before but I think she looked adorable!
Ava was decked out in a Mud Pie dress that I got from a deal on Amazon a few months ago (link here)
Her shoes are also from Amazon.  Reviews were mixed but they are super cute and were actually pretty affordable for moccs.  Bonus points because they were free one day shipping and I bought them 3 days before the party.  (link here)  
Her bow was a semi-DIY project- I bought a headband from Children’s Place, detached the embellishment and made it into a clip.  

 

Love this girl so much!  Yup…this is usually how it goes :)
Happy Birthday, Ava!  We love you so much!  Hopefully you enjoyed your party!
Shop the details from our party below (click on the individual picture to shop):

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