Your short-stuff might be all about the smash cake, but you know decorations matter, too. Getting your birthday party looking picture-perfect is a big job. Still, it can be worry free! We’ve discovered amazingly simple ways to color your bash beyond streamers and balloons. Click through our album to see how to perk things up with cupcake garlands, light-up signs, baby pics and more.

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Show ‘Em Your Mug 

When it's your babe's birthday, there is no better theme than ... their own cute face! Ice Cream Off Paper Plates featured Owen's expressive face everywhere, from mantel garlands to cake toppers. What a great way to make use of all those baby photos! See all of the adorable mug shots by clicking here!

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Got any effortless tips on taking your party to the next level? Share them in the Comments below!

— Christal Yuen