Friday, September 28, 2012

Friday's Fancies: Party Planning

Party planning is in full force this week. My baby girl officially turned One last week but we decided to postpone her party till this weekend. I've been busy making all the decorations while my sister is baking up a storm and my mother, preparing dishes upon dishes of delicious food. Meanwhile my dad is busy organizing his wine cellar and cleaning up after us. It's all hands on deck in this household. Suffice to say the guests will all be going home bloated and hopefully slightly disgusted of themselves (sign of a good party, right?). I only wish my husband was around for his little girl's first birthday. I guess it's only fair since he had to miss out on her sister's first birthday last year too. Poor hubby, it must be so hard to always miss out on key events. These are the times when Skype just doesn't cut it. But enough about that, here's a sneak peeks of what's in store for her party. More photos to come.


A sneak peek at the dessert table. Note the countless hours spent catching up on my favourite shows while completing that gold fish scale wall. Although tedious, I love the overall effect.
 


A sweet little birthday wreath for my sweet little girl. There was really no design process behind this wreath, it was merely me using up whatever materials I had on hand. Surprisingly it all came together really nicely. Don't you love it when that happens? 
 


Happy first birthday to this little one. 



Stringing up garland with her name and making gold glittered accent letters.
  


150 macaron shells, 10 minutes in the oven, two eager ladies (being my sister + me)... and now only 50 left for the party. Big fat Oops with a capital O. 




21 comments:

Alissa said...

Is it weird that I wish I had this many details for my own party, let alone a childs? Seriously you are super woman!

s said...

i love it!!! so pink, with gold.. girlie,,, elegant. perfect! can't wait to see more! xO!
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littlemissandrea said...

I love the pink theme that you're putting together! Looks like it's going to be great. Your baby girl is adorable!!

Well... said...

Aww, I love what you're putting together for your little girl - you're such an awesome mom :)

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audrinajulia said...

I love how you plan the party and put into full force actions!Your kids are so blessed to have a mom like you.:) Well so sad that your hubby is not around to see in person all the actions. Well I know your emotions, sometimes that's the hardest part on having a husband who works in government right? sniff here.Can't wait to see more!!

Happy birthday to your cute little girl, she's now officially a toddler!

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Bettina said...

omg you're making macarons!!! You have one lucky daughter!

Always Maylee said...

Um, this is going to be the best party ever. That picture of her is gorgeous. I love it. I can't wait to see how the party turns out! Is it weird that I secretly want to be at this party? :)

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

Allison said...

OMG this party is going to be so cute!!! I wish I lived in Australia just to be invited to the event of the year. It's so nice to have your sister and family be able to help out. And I love that you made 150 macarons and are now down to only 50...freaking awesome!
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Rachel said...

This looks like so much fun! Make sure to take lots of photos.

Anouka said...

So beautifully planned. Great to see how much love you input into this project. xo

Kim (A Very Sweet Blog) said...

your baby girl is going to have an exquisite birthday celebration! i love to hear about families working together. everyone is doing their part. i love that! you guys are going to have a great time. it's going to be beautiful. so sorry her dad won't be there. i know it's hard! have an amazing weekend.
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Jasmine Moktan said...

blessings to your child!and also she has a wonderful mother awww so in love with everything.
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THE STRANGER (thestrangerblog.com) said...

I'M SO EXCITED TO SEE HOW THEY TURN OUT! (caps lock mandatory to show my excitement)

The Avenue Vee said...

The decorations are so adorable, you did such a great job at putting everything together (secretly wishing it was my BD! ha). Macarons can be so hard to make.. You very often lose quite a bit of your batch; however, I hope everything turned out well.

Wishing your lil' girl a very happy 1st Birthday! =]

xx - Vee
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jessica-anne said...

This is so beautiful! Do you plan parties normally? You should if you don't, your ideas are so gorgeous, and when your little girl grows up, I'm sure she'll absolutely adore the lengths you went to to make this birthday so special :)

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Sheila said...

Awww beautiful pics! I LOVE macarons!! :) Happy 1st Birthday to your adorable daughter!

Love your blog, I'm your newest follower. :)

xo - Sheila

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GirlieBlogger@Beauty Fashion Blog Seattle said...

Happy birthday to your baby girl. One is a huge deal. Looks like you planned a beautiful event for her.
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Diana said...

She's adorable, Happy-Happy birthday to her!! It seems a great party is coming...i'm looking forward to see more pics, I love the pink-golden combo!!

Xo!

Amy said...

Happy Birthday little one! Such fabulous details, you guys have totally out done yourselves!

xx Amy
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P.S - I feel you pain on skype just isn't enough sometimes, hugs!!

Viv said...

this looks like a lovely little birthday party! loving the photos :)


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