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Brody's Construction 1st Birthday Party - Part 2 (49 photos)


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With construction for a new pool scheduled to begin 2 weeks before my son Brody’s 1st Birthday, I knew I was going to have a huge mess to somehow work around.  Instead of worrying about it, I decided to incorporate it and therefore his construction theme was born.
Although I chose a construction party, I still wanted it to look like a first birthday party so I had to be creative in order to make construction vehicles and tools look cute! I also added a lot of other elements that highlighted Brody’s big milestone.  There were pictures from his newborn and 1 year old photo shoot as well as a huge display of his monthly growth.  I designed and made most of the party decorations including a door wreath, fabric bunting, fabric garland, table runners, birthday hat, printables and “1” elements everywhere!  My dad is a general contractor so a ton of borrowed construction signs, cones and barricades also helped set the scene.  I purchased Dr. Suess’ Happy Birthday Book and all of the guests were asked to “sign in before entering Brody’s construction zone.” For entertainment, I set up an area for the kids to color on construction plans and play with construction vehicles.  They also had a bounce house that provided hours of entertainment! For food, we had a taco cart, Lemonade & Margaritas, tons of sweets and my parents even brought their gelato catering cart! Each of the kids were given a snack bag filled with kid friendly treats and each family was given a Dump Truck beach set to take home as a party favor.  The party was a ton of fun and Brody as well as his sister Ashlyn had a great time! It was such a great day to celebrate such an amazing year!

Vendor Credits:
Party invitations, Cake Bunting & Printables- Made by me and are available to purchase in my etsy shop
Gelato Cart- Mangiamo Gelato Caffe
Photography- Katie Minardi Photography
Brody Name Banner-  Bella & Teo Boutique
Construction Bib- Burpie Bundles
ONE shirt- Lil Threadz Clothing
Dump Truck Sugar Cookies- TS Cookies

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