Sunday, March 15, 2009

{My Parties} Greyson's Circus Themed 1st Birthday Party


We have a 1 year old! The circus party went off without a hitch and we are all pretty much exhausted!
For a day that began with absolutely no nap, it went wonderfully!
He was such a big boy and we all had a great time! On to the pics!









Here is our front door ticket booth!























The birthday boy in the shirt I made him for the occasion!






















Our real live circus tent!
A lot of work--but totally and utterly worth it!






















The tablescape.






















The adorable cake!






















The smash cake!
















Our sideshow .























Mr. Big's high chair








































Grey's swag.






Opening presents with a rubber duck in our mouth!
Totally awesome new crystalized sunglasses from Aunt Siso!



A classic.

















What the crap is this?


Yum!


Here Mommy, have some!














Hot ladies!





















The food:
Pretzels!















Corn dogs and circus peanuts!
















Popcorn!
















Cotton Candy!

















































The favors!

















One tired boy!








Daddy being a weirdo!

17 comments:

  1. Such an awesome party. I love the circus tent! I might have to steal that idea. Thanks for sharing, I love these Friday Shares.

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  2. The tent, the cake, the food, the favors...WOW!!!!! You did an awesome job!

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  3. WOW! What an amazing party! I love everything you did, especially the cake and cotton candy. But really, everything was great- I'd never be able to envision something like that. Your son is too cute!

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  4. What a cute party! Everything was perfect...I am impressed! ;-)

    Have a blessed week!

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  5. Wow, you are SO creative! I love what you've done with this circus theme. And you've got a cute little guy there, too! :)

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  6. You did a WONDERFUL job on this party!!!! It is the best one I've seen by far!!!

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  7. I love the favors. So simple yet so cute!

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  8. I love the party! It looks like so much fun. Y'all did a great job decorating.

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  9. LOVE it! I'm really thinking about going with the circus theme for my son's first birthday. Did you make the circus tent and if so how? You have a beautiful family!

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  10. Beautiful. I like the circus theme/

    Thanks for sharing,

    Have a great weekend.

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  11. Love your circus theme. How did you do the canopy? material or plastic tablecloths, pinned up?

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  13. This is soo creative. Where did you find all of the lanterns in primary colors?

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  14. Great party!!! Love the 'sideshow'...especially the bearded lady! Too funny! AWESOME circus tent!

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  15. Just found your blog when looking for circus/fair ideas for our VBS. Did you make the tent? How? It's awesome looking!

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    1. I actually did make the tent with rolls of plastic tablecloths. You can find those at any party store or craft store. I hung them from my chandelier and then put a piece of rope or string around the top part of my walls. Then you just tuck the length behind the string!

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