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.

Pink Lemonade & Pinwheels

Ella’s whimsical first birthday was extra-sweet. Mom Rachael (of the awesome Nothing if Not Intentional blog) created a spirited bash inspired by pinwheels and childhood innocence. For more of this stunning birthday party, click here.

photo credit: Nothing if Not Intentional

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