Real Party: Little Man’s 1st Birthday

little man birthday boy

My friend Leslie’s little guy Dylan turned 1 recently. She hosted a “Little Man” party for him. He is just so cute, and so was the party! :)

Here’s all the details…

little man party welcome sign

As usual with our crew, this party was a group effort.

Our friend Alana made wonderful signage for the party, including the welcome sign.

Lindsay made clip on bow ties for all the kiddos to wear.  This cute little display greeted guests as they entered the space.

little man party bowties

The welcome table also held the guest book.

little man party guest book

Leslie used this book as a guest book. Everyone signed the inside cover for little Dylan.

There was a yummy taco bar for lunch.

taco bar

I made a monthly banner to hang over the food tables.

little man party banner

Cute striped straws were set near the drinks. And the adorable stacked suitcase trio held applesauce pouches for the smallest guests.

little man party suitcases

Drea made Dylan’s smash cake.

little man 1st bday cake

We displayed it on a vintage suitcase. Lindsay made a tiny little bunting banner for embellishment.

I made lots of cupcakes for the dessert.

real men eat cupcakes

We used some fabric-wrapped boxes and one of Alana’s signs to build the display.

little man party cupcakes

These candies were the perfect (easy and affordable!) toppers.

We had a photo booth set up in the corner with props for guests to use.

little man party photo booth

The backdrop was a black shower curtain from Ikea.

little man party photo booth people

chocolate mustache party favors

Chocolate mustache pops served as party favors.

What a wonderful party!

little man birthday party


Venue: JCC

Food: Pancho Villa

Suitcases and paper straws: Sweet Shop Lulu

Table linens: Danny Thomas Party Rentals

Photo booth props: Darling Wednesday

Chocolate mustache pops: Crabby’s Treats

And, you can see Leslie’s baby shower here, and Dylan’s sip and see here. (They are both really great parties, check ’em out if you haven’t seen them already!)


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