party inspiration board: winter wonderland

My friend Natalie was looking for ideas for her son's 1st birthday in December and wasn't sure whether to use a holiday theme or a traditional birthday theme. I suggested a winter 'one-derland' party so she could get the best of both. A mix of blue, white and bronze would tie in beautifully with traditional holiday decorations, and to give the party a woodland effect add plenty of white branches, mirrors, crystals, winter critters and dust everything with a layer of faux snow. Snow globes would make fitting favors, as would treat bags filled with a variety of white chocolate sweets. And don't forget the eggnog for the grownups!

Row 1: table setting, cupcakes and branches via lolliblog; white sweets via rebecca thuss
Row 2: snowglobe via beau-coup; macaroon via please pudding; woodland critters via pottery barn
Row 3: eggnog via martha stewart; invite via barbara neely via etsy; trees via bella beach weddings
Row 4: feathers via country living; reindeer via pottery barn; sweets via beach vintage; cake via the nest


Caroline said...

I would love a party like this.... ADORABLE!!!! I am now craving some yummy eggnog and white chocolate!! xo

Enchanted Expectations said...

Love this idea and the play on words. Beautiful inspiration board.

Save the Date for Cupcakes said...

Bright and Sparkily~ Love it!

Candy and Cake Sugar Designs said...

Love it! Would have loved that theme for my winter birthday as a child!

Barbara Neely said...

Love this look!
Thanks for including my invitations.

Angel said...

Awesome board! We almost considered this for our January baby.

Oh and that invitation is by Etsy seller bndesigns. I'd recognize it anywhere...we're using her for our ladybug-themed invitations and she's stellar.

Speaking of ladybugs...any chance you're planning on doing a ladybug inspiration board?

Unknown said...

OMG!I have been going crazy looking for themes to do my son's 1st year old party and this is exactly what I had in mind! I just don't know where to start and how long should I start getting everything started. His b-day is December 14th. Would love some advise on how to get started! I love the picture with everyhthing but would loke to see more individual things so I can get better ideas! You're awesome!

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