Before you know it, your little girl will hit a major milestone – her first birthday! This big day also means something else — you’ve made it through the first 365 days of parenthood. Congratulations, now it’s time to throw a party. Luckily, we’ve rounded up a dozen adorable first birthday theme ideas that you and your guest of honor will love.

Hello Kitty Theme Party

Because girls from 1 to 101 love Hello Kitty! This immaculately planned party featured on 100 Layer Cake is all about the details. From the desserts to the fringed pink and gold tassels everything about this party is girly and perfect. Ask friends to come with their own Hello Kitty attire or headbands to complete the festivities.

Photo: Gloria Wong Design 

Stay tuned for boy birthday party ideas coming soon, and until then, check out our tips for throwing a first birthday party and other creative theme ideas. 

What theme will you use for your baby’s first birthday party? Tell us about it in a Comment?

–Aimee Della Bitta