Bennett’s First Birthday

Today I am crushing on this simple and super southern first birthday party hosted at The Duke Mansion for Bennett.

All of the fixings were there – barbeque, coleslaw, mac and cheese, birthday cake and more …. plus a few yard games.

Birthdays (and other non-wedding parties) are exciting to design for me because it’s a fun break from the wedding styles and colors (read: blush and champagne) that are so popular (although I DO absolutely think that color palette is gorgeous) …. but it’s just nice to do something a bit different every now and then 🙂

Take a peek into this party for sweet Bennett …. and please check out the amazing vendors at the end of the blog post!

xoxox –
Deb

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PLANNER: hart + co. events | VENUE: the duke mansion | ALL PAPER GOODS/DESIGN: olive paper

CAKE: suarez bakery | PHOTOGRAPHY: sunshower photography | LINEN: latavola linen | FLORALS: lily greenthumb’s

 

60 is the new 20

one of my favorite people ever has one of the sweetest mommas ever (well right after my momma!).

last year she hit a little milestone – middle age.  60.  the older i get, the younger that sounds. right??

check out these amazing photos from the beautiful mess.

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the birthday girl!

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my bestie and her hottie hubby.  she was the mastermind behind organizing this secret soiree!

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photography: the beautiful mess  |  venue:  the mint museum, uptown  |  planner / designer: ivy robinson events

florals: lily greenthumbs  |  rentals: afr (chairs) + classic party rentals (china/tables)

linens: nuage |  paper / stationery: olive paper