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From 2011-2016, we had an inspiration blog featuring nurseries, baby showers, parties, and portraits that were submitted to us by photographers, designers, and parents. We no longer accept submissions or post new blog content, but we have left the archive here for those who have saved this content, or for new readers looking for inspiration.

"Where the Sidewalk Ends" Inspired Birthday Party

Last year, we featured a gorgeous Chanel inspired baby shower held in honor of Janel of Focus Photography, Inc.. We can't believe how time flies, as today we are excited to share her little girl Maxine's first birthday party! Janel was excited to work with some fantastic vendors from her industry to bring the whole party together. The party theme was inspired by the beloved children's poetry book Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein. Posh Paperie created a darling invitation that looks like it could have come straight from the book, accented with a bright pink bookmark. So cute!

Some amazing rentals from Archive Vintage Rentals along with lovely florals from Designs by Tricia created a pretty, warm setting for party guests, who enjoyed delicious catering from Rasta Taco and yummy cupcakes from Itty Bitty Sweets. Rather than go overboard on more sugar with a stocked candy table, Janel opted for a snack bar with healthier choices for the little ones. To see all of the photos from this charming party, visit the full gallery.

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Photography: Focus Photography, Inc.
Rentals: Archive Vintage Rentals
Invitations: Posh Paperie
Floral: Designs by Tricia
Food: Rasta Taco
Cupcakes: Itty Bitty Sweets
Photobooth: LSM Entertainment
Decor & Gift Bags: DIY
Chalkboard Art: Jason Richardson - Artist


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Decor & Gift Bags: DIY