This past weekend we celebrated Bryan's First Birthday with the family. We are celebrating a little late, but we have found that having Christmas, our wedding anniversary, Bryan's birthday and New Years with in span of a week is challenging to say the least.
For Christmas, I received this great cartridge for my Cricut called "Create a Critter" and it has such adorable animals on it. I knew I wanted to use if for Bryan's birthday and I decided to to a Jungle Safari theme staring this little monkey on the invitation.
For the party, I wanted to see what other things that I could make. I decided it would be great to have a festive birthday banner for when my family came. I added some additional safari animals as spacers in the banner.
I also made a little welcome arrangement with more of our safari friends.
What party wouldn't be complete without cake. Here is the little smasher cake I made for Bryan. I also thought it would be nice to decorate his high chair with some jungle grass and flowers.
Bryan's Highchair Decorations
Bryan's Smasher Cake
For the rest of the family, I decided to make cupcake and add cupcake toppers to them. Each cupcake topper had "1st" written on one side and "birthday" written on the other. I used the Cricut along with the Gypsy to make my own design.
Yellow and Green Cupcake Toppers
I had such a wonderful time making these. I am thinking about adding them to an Etsy Store when I get that up and running. What do you think? I would love to hear from you.