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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Always Your #1

Finally, a way show off all those photos you took of your beloved without overdosing your guests! Add visual joy by using your fave photos (or all of them!) to build a gigantic number uno. Snap on over to Jaclyn Munro's Pinterest page to see this decor up close.

Photo credit: Jaclyn Munro via Pinterest


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

— Christal Yuen