Handcrafted parties- A garden 1/2 birthday

When I saw these photos come in from Susan last week, I squealed with joy! A garden party for her sweet daughters 1/2 birthday. In the woods- filled with a complete dinning room set, beautiful flowers and 30 feet of hand sewn bunting. This soiree has instantly become one of my most favorite.

A garden party

In her own words: I wanted to create a beautiful and sweet party that resembled the sweetness and beauty of my daughter. I thank God for her!

For ambiance, I sectioned off a small cove in the woods near my home by using furniture (leather chair, armoire, farm house table, etc) to create a room of sorts. A room surrounded by lush green and lots of beautiful cut flowers in whites, pale pinks, and some purples. We also hung white paper lanterns in the trees, as well as a wire chandelier over the farm house table.

My husband made flower stakes to stick in the ground — he made the stakes with branches, glass milk jars, and twine. (Check back in just a bit for the DIY)

A lovely afternoon spent beneath handcrafted details, great food and one very sweet baby girl to dote over.


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Posted July 07, 2010
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7 Responses to “Handcrafted parties- A garden 1/2 birthday”

  1. chelsea says:

    wow, that’s incredible.

  2. Melanie says:

    I adore this. The strawberry cake and scattered lanterns are perfect.

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  4. kim says:

    adorable! I love all the lanterns!

    Kim @ http://frostmeblog.blogspot.com
    party inspiration

  5. Lisa says:

    This is gorgeous!! What a beautiful event.

  6. Kim says:

    Very cute. That cake looks yummy. Love all the indoor furniture outside, in a classy way.

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