Vintage Book & Alphabet Birthday Party

Photographer Lisa Maksoudian wanted to create a party that was unique and personal for her daughter’s first birthday, which resulted in this charming vintage book and alphabet themed birthday party. After having two boys, she decided to indulge in a pretty pink party for her little girl, but kept it toned down by incorporating cream, red, and burlap into the design. Lisa used vintage pieces from her personal collection to stage the food, cake, and display tables, while stacks of vintage red and pink books served as risers. Scrabble letters spelled out all of the birthday girl’s nicknames from her first year. As the first birthday is a big celebration in their family, they rented a historical hall (perfect for the theme!) to fit all 100 guests. You can see more photos from this adorable party by visiting the full gallery.

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Photography: Lisa Maksoudian Photography
Dress and Shoes: Baby Gap
Cardigan: Old Navy
Books: Good Will
Burlap Tablecloths: a local gardening center (called ‘landscape cloth’ at $6 each)
Apothecary jars: Michaels
Candy: Candy Warehouse
Butterflies, Coffee filter flower garland, paint can centerpieces: All homemade by Lisa

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  1. 1
    Kelle Perkins says:

    I absolutely love these photos. What a precious girl and all the handcrafted decorations are amazing.

  2. 2
    Jen Jen says:

    Such a whimsical and bubbly fun event this shows! This mother and baby girl are simply beautiful.

  3. 3

    Love the Scrabble bits, and that is a wicked cake. Great tones. Love the photography.

  4. 4
    raye law says:

    Your talents amaze me. The birthday party fit for such a gorgeous little bunny. xo

  5. 5

    you are so very talented, lisa! i love these photos and the whole theme! and what a dear photo of you and baby!

  6. 6
    jen says:

    by far the most gorgeous party i have ever seen – fit for a princess!!!

  7. 7

    This party is so beautiful. I love all of the sweet details.

  8. 8

    Lisa is not just a fabulous photographer, she’s a fabulous mother and excellent party-planner to boot! What a beautiful celebration for a beautiful little girl. :)