Our baby boy just turned one! To celebrate, we threw a party with our family and friends. We let our little one dive into his very own cake made just for him by his Nana. I cannot resist a good baby cake smash, they are just so cute!
Skill Level: Beginner
Lucky for us, our Christmas decor is very woodlands themed already, so it was easy to add a few additonal items for our son's birthday. I made the linen table runner a few years ago, but the other items were store bought.
O-N-E from Michaels Craft Store
Antler candle holders from Homesense
Mercury glass tea lights from Luna Bazaar
Pinecone and berry garland from Michaels Craft Store
Wood coasters from Homesense
For the cake smash, I wanted to decorate our IKEA highchair to give it some pop for the photos.
Strip bunting is an easy (and cheap!) way to dress up a highchair. Simply cut strips of fabic 1-1.5 inches wide and about 2 feet long. Then, loop the strips around a ribbon so that each strand is doubled up. To obtain this fullness I used about 50-60 strips of fabric.
I purchased the wooden banner bunting from Michaels Craft Store, along with the O-N-E letters. To get the look of the birch bark, I printed an image of the bark (on paper), traced, cut-out and glued it to the banner peices. For the letters I used brown paint around the edges and left the front natural. Then guled the letters to the banner.
For finishing touches, just add heilum balloons from the dollar store and voila!
Mini Banner Bunting:
The mini bunting is easy to make and oh so cute! The banner was cut out of flannel and hot glued around the string. Then I added the letters the the bunting, which I bought at Michaels Craft Store. Once dry, the string was tied to peices of darning that I painted gold. The other items were store bought.
Wood patter and coaster from Homesense
Fox (Christmas ornament) from Indigo