Jayden's Camping Themed First Birthday Party

Camping Themed First Birthday Party

A camping theme is so perfect for summer, and we know this first birthday party by Eunice Kim of Sage Event Planning will have you brimming with ideas! Eunice's son Jayden's early interest in animals and their family's love of the outdoors made the camping theme a perfect fit. From her experience designing parties for other children, her goal was to balance aesthetics and kid-friendliness while staying on budget. That's never an easy task, but it all came together beautifully! This day looked like so much fun, and we've never seen a more hilarious piñata photo, or a more complete cake smash! Read on below for more details from Eunice, then stop by the full gallery for all of the photos by White August Photography.

Camping Themed First Birthday Party

"I quickly discovered how broad our theme was – from delicate, rustic greenery to bold, cartoony graphics – and so, I wanted to find some consistency to bring all the elements of J’s party together. As soon as decided on using Charlie the Fox and the squirrel characters from Le Trango {check out her other characters – adorable!}, I knew all the other details would fall into place."

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"Our color scheme was simple: burnt orange, hues of brown, and shades of green. From there, we added more natural elements, such as wood, greenery, and pinecones, which were tied into every area of the party: entry path, head table, welcome table, centerpieces, etc."

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"As for the party itself, we wanted our guests to feel comfortable – it’s camp! From a DIY Italian soda bar, to crafts for kids of all ages {terrariums and dirt cups}, to the photobooth, the afternoon was meant to feel like a day at camp: a fun and relaxing time with friends."

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"Our little trooper enjoyed the day as well! He absolutely loved stomping around among the pinecones, and he especially enjoyed his cake smash {see photos}!"

Camping Themed First Birthday Party

"As families left that day, some of the kids asked if they could come back to camp tomorrow – perhaps a new annual tradition has begun?"

Camping Themed First Birthday Party

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Event Design and Planning:
Catering:
Charlie the Fox + Squirrel Characters:
Fruitwood Chair Rentals:
Desserts:
Photobooth Backdrop: