First Birthday Party Themes That Will Wow You

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First birthdays are big deals. While planning a party is no cakewalk, it’s more fun when you have a theme. From camping to circuses to carousels, there are tons of choices you can run with. Click through our photo album for inspiration from super-creative moms and rest easy knowing your baby’s big toothy (or toothless) smile will make it all worthwhile.

Dr. Seuss’s Thing 1 & Thing 2

Got twins? Mariah, the mind behind Giggles Galore, threw the cutest first birthday party for her own darling set. With handsome Cat in the Hat centerpieces to Dr. Seuss-esque smash cakes, this theme will take you back to days of your childhood and delight your young one when they see their favorite cheeky cartoons. Check out the rest of Mariah’s amazing party at her blog.

photo credit: Mariah at

Got any great first birthday party theme ideas? Let us know in the Comments section below. And don’t forget to check out our party theme-o-matic guide for more stellar ideas! 

— Christal Yuen

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