Birthday Party Ideas for Beginners

Here's everything you could wish for on your little's first birthday.

TableclothTableclothModa Home Tablecloths

Since frosting mishaps are guaranteed, you're tempted to cover the table in paper. But retro-style cotton cloths are worth a little extra laundry.

Available at homealamode.com, $37.






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Home PinatasWunderland Home Pinatas

Adios, donkeys. This time around, let sweets fly from pinatas in the shapes of birds, whales, and pigs. If you don't have the heart to take a swing at the cute creatures, request one with pull strings.

Available at wunderlandhome.com, $55-$100.







Acme Party BoxAcme Party Box Birthday To Go

An occasion this big deserves to be celebrated a few times. This tube filled with a felt crown, candle, and other essentials provides everything you need for spur-of-the-moment shindigs.

Available at
acmepartybox.com, $21.






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Baloon-TroopersGeronimo Balloon-Troopers

Order giant custom balloons decked in frills and streamers and fill with helium upon arrival. You'll wish these beauties would never pop.

Available at geronimoballoons.com, $65 and up.







CrownsBirdskull Crowns

She may be your princess, but getting her to wear a crown can bring out her inner monster. Soft ribbons and elasticized bands lessen the chances of a royal fit.

Available at
thumbeline.com, $64-$72.








DecorationsJoosy Card Co.

What could possibly match your guest of honor's shine? Banners and hats loaded with sparkles and vintage frippery, of course.

Available at etsy.com, $22.50-$52.






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