Lincoln’s Wild One First Birthday

This past weekend, we had so much fun celebrating Lincoln’s wild one first birthday party with a small party with family. He is a crazy little one who is pretty much unstoppable, so a ‘Where The Wild Things Are’ theme was absolutely fitting. I had so much fun pulling together everything for this party. One of my favorite themes so far! To see Jackson’s First Birthday Party, head here!
I put together this balloon wall using some aluminum wire, and LOTS of scotch and painters tape. You can find the ONE balloon here.

 

The wood chalkboard and birthday crown were both DIY projects. I love how they turned out! I found ready to purchase options online here for the chalkboard and here for the crown!

For the cupcakes, I went all out with box mix 😉 The gold wraps are from Amazon, and the toppers were another DIY make from thick gold felt paper! I found similar ones here!
I am kind of obsessed with how these ‘teepee dirt cups’ turned out. They were easy to put together and so cute!
We also had smores on a stick. There we no shortage of sugar at this party!
For the actual meal (because there were things besides sugar, I swear!) we had three different kinds of friend chicken wings, French fries, seven layer salad, and mac and cheese. My husband and brother in law deep fried a LOT of wings, and between that and the homemade sauces it was a constantly moving process so therefore, no food pictures. But trust me when I say, it was all SO good!
The banner for the high chair and the mantle are..wait for it..another DIY! I was so proud of all of the things I was able to make for this party. All of the ribbon is from hobby lobby, and the letter tags were spray painted and then hand drawn with paints we had on hand!

 

 

 

 

Similar drink server here.

 

The cake topper was made with gold glitter felt, too! But you can buy it online here.

How cute is this picture of Lincoln and my brother!? So sweet.

 

 Wild One tee from Here We Go Hunter.

 

 

This is about the full extent to Lincoln’s cake ‘mess’. He wanted nothing to do with it! we tried to put his hand in it a few times and he was NOT having it! For being a wild one, he sure isn’t wild about being messy 😉

 

Just chomping away on his new water bottle.

 

 All of my in-laws went in and got Lincoln (and let’s be real, Jackson too) this Radio Flyer wagon! We immediately took them for a swing around the yard!
We are so grateful for our family that came out to help us celebrate our little man. Now, onto all of the adventures that year ONE will bring!

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    Sarah Shaneyfelt
    May 8, 2017 at 10:42 am

    Cutest birthday theme ever!!! I love that book! And I love all the goodies you made—the teepee dessert and the smores marshmallows..yum!
    Sarah at MeetTheShaneyfelts

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    Life as the Mrs.
    May 8, 2017 at 11:39 am

    What a sweet birthday party! I'm super impressed at your DIY stuff; how did you find the time?! Still can't believe he's one! Happy Birthday, little man!

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    The Girl who Loved to Write
    May 8, 2017 at 1:57 pm

    Everything is so sweet and adorable! I love it!!

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    Lindsay at Lindsay'sSweetWorld
    May 8, 2017 at 4:53 pm

    Oh how sweet! I love everything!! It was just perfect. And I still can't believe that he's one. Goodness gracious.

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    A Gal Named Al
    May 8, 2017 at 5:18 pm

    Such an adorable theme! That balloon wall is so neat- totally stealing from you! Glad y'all had a fun party, and yay for a kid who wants to be clean! Happy Monday!

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    Lauren @ Oh Hey! I Like That!
    May 8, 2017 at 5:56 pm

    This is such a fantastic idea for a birthday theme! I love every bit of it!

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    Lizzie Simantz
    May 9, 2017 at 2:25 am

    What an awesome party theme! I love all the DIY too! Lincoln reminds me of my son, he always had to be clean as a baby/toddler and heck even now as a 6yr old lol!

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    Meg Taylor
    May 9, 2017 at 2:30 pm

    This is the best first birthday party theme!! Those teepee dirt cups look so delicious, and I love all of the details you included 🙂

    Meg, Borrowed Heaven

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    Beautifully Candid
    May 9, 2017 at 3:02 pm

    His party turned out so cute!! It looks like everyone had such a great time. I love the theme, you did great mama! Beautifully Candid

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    Sparkles and Lattes
    May 9, 2017 at 4:43 pm

    I can't believe he is one now. Happy Birthday Lincoln. Love his party and the theme you chose. You did a great job setting it all up. Love the dirt cups!

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