Daisies and Donuts Birthday Party

My sweet baby, Evie, turned ONE a week and a half ago.

Super Cute Daisies and Donuts Birthday Party! { lilluna

To celebrate, we decided to throw a Daisies and Donuts Birthday Party.

Why Daisies and Donuts?? Not sure really. Just thought it would be cute because we love both.

There were so many things we wanted to do for this party, but they were put on the back burner due to spending the day before the party in the ER. Yeah, not so fun. Evie fell, bunked her head on the tile and past out. Scary! I kinda freaked out – A LOT!! We took her to the Emergency Room to make sure she was okay. They did a CT scan and they said everything was fine. We were so grateful (still are). We’ve realized since then that she’s a breath-holder. When she gets hurt really bad she can’t catch her breath and ends up passing out. It takes only a second for her to come to, but even then it’s really scary. With that said, we threw the best party we could having had all that happen even if it meant I didn’t get to finish everything I wanted to for it. And to be quite honest, I was completely okay with that. I was just so happy my little Evie was okay because she means the worlds to me!

So, without further adieu – The Daisies & Donuts Party….

 

We served a series of donuts and goodies and had milk to go along with. We also served lunch and had all the fam come. It was so much fun!

{Don’t you just love this huge tiered stand?! My aunt made it out of a table, and I LOVE it!!}

{Cupcake Toppers}

{I was able to make these super cute donuts from cake mix using a Donut Maker – so easy and so cute!}

{We made these Glazed Donut Muffins in back and had donut holes in the Chevron Bitty Bags}

There were LOTS of donuts. :)

And no worries, we were sure to serve milk with the donuts – a MUST! Also attached straws and flags.

MORE DETAILS:

{Streamers, Accordion Fans and Tissue Fan Backdrop}

{Birthday Milestone Board & Twig Display}

{Gumball Tube Favors}

We even set up a PHOTO-OP area with tissue poms and globes:

And Evie sure loved her “Donut” we gave her to celebrate. She was so stinkin’ cute and would pick at one piece and put it in her mouth. She was almost eating it one sprinkle at a time! At the end, she finally picked the whole thing up and ate off all the frosting! So cute!!

We sure love this little girl! She has seriously brought us so much joy, and we feel so blessed and grateful that she is ours. I seriously could just eat her, I love her so much!! Happy Birthday, Evie!

Be sure to check out all the decor and tutorial IN DEPTH by going HERE.

ENJOY!

VENDOR CREDITS:

Printables: The TomKat Sudio

Gumball tubes, bitty bags: Bloom Design

Balloons, Poms, Fans, Lanterns – Polka Dot Market

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  1. 1

    Oh my goodness, I absolutely LOVE this party! You put so much detail in it, and it looks amazing! I have got to do the streamer & fan background for my daughter’s birthday. Heck, maybe you should just come to my house & do this same party. :) You rock, really! I am pinning this!
    Lindsay recently posted..Stenciled CorkboardMy Profile

    • 2

      Thanks, Lindsay!! Wish you were close by so I reallly could come to your house and do the same party!! Just move to AZ already! ;)

  2. 3

    WOW!!! What a GORGEOUS party!! Almost as gorgeous as your sweet lil Evie!
    Ami w/AliLilly recently posted..Shoebox Parade Float TutorialMy Profile

  3. 5

    You are so adorable! I mean seriously-this party is SO cute! Next time I’m hosting a party I’ll be sure to come to you with ideas. Such a sweet little girl-so glad she’s okay!

    Kari
    Newlyweds on a Budget
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  4. 7

    Oh my gosh, what a scary experience!! I’m so glad little Evie is doing well and you got to celebrate her Birthday in such a cute way!! That Birthday table just looks super adorable! LOVE it! Makes me want to start having babies so I can throw cute parties like this! Hehe
    I hope you and your cute family had a wonderful Easter weekend!
    Hugs,
    Vanessa
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    • 8

      You’re so sweet, Vanessa!! The hubby said I could only throw big parties when the kiddos turn one, so I thought I would take advantage of it since I’d have his “blessing” for this one. LOL!! It’s probably a good thing he only wants parties at the big milestones cuz they’re lots of work – haha!! Hope you had a great Easter weekend too! XO

  5. 9

    cutest party ever! you did such a wonderful job! I am so impressed! love it all! way to go! I love the streamers behind the hanging decore! what a great idea!
    kelsey bang recently posted..Stephanie Nielson: Heaven is Here Book SigningMy Profile

  6. 11
    Chef in Training :

    SO CUTE KRISTYN! Oh my goodness her party turned out DARLING! I seriously love all the cute details that went into it and all the pretty and bright colors! Great job! What a lucky one year old! Can’t wait to see ya next week :)
    -Nikki

    • 12

      Thanks, my friend!! It was so fun but lots of work… no more parties for me for awhile – LOL!
      I’ve been meaning to text you… you’re still a GO for next week?

  7. 13

    Her party looks amazing! You did a wonderful job! Definitely pinned to keep as inspiration for my daughter’s birthday in a few months. :)
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  8. 15

    This is so adorable! What a cute first birthday party!!!

    Anna
    http://www.askannamoseley.com

  9. 17

    So many fun ideas and decorations! You did a great job! I love donuts and daisies too! And Evie is adorable! My niece and nephew are breath holders when they cry too. My sister has learned to turn them upside down when they start to do it when crying. For some reason it makes them take in a breath when they suddenly go upside down. They faint a lot less this way now. Maybe that can help! I have seen her kids pass out when it happens and it is pretty scary!
    Amy {The Idea Room} recently posted..Spring Decor–Bird Nest PedestalMy Profile

    • 18

      Thanks for the sweet words, Amy!! And also thank you for the tip for my baby. Hadn’t heard of holding them upside down. I heard that you can blow in their face and that helps, so that’s what I’ve been doing. I think my daughter hates it, but if it means she won’t pass out I’ll keep doing it. Will also try turning them upside down!! Thanks again! Can’t wait to see your cute face next week at SNAP! XO

  10. 19

    Too cute! I love it!! Found you on Ask Anna’s FB page.

  11. 21

    WOW its so stinking cute, every single detail. COLOR-EVERYTHING. WELL DONE MAMA.. WELL DONE!

    xo, jen
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  12. 23

    So scary! Asher fell at the same age on tile and got a HUGE goose egg. Now any time he hits that spot, he automatically gets a bump. We have to be careful, because we were told it could calcify and become a little horn. We would end up with a half devil of a unicorn:)

    Your party turned out so adorable! I love the color palette and how it all came together even with the time crunch… Great Job!!!
    Amanda Joy recently posted..{Recipe} Bunny BaitMy Profile

    • 24

      So scary, Amanda!! We have tile and I hate that the kids get hurt so bad each time they fall… makes me want to get carpet. Hopefully there will be no more goose eggs in the future. And thanks for the sweet words. Glad you like the party! XO

  13. 25

    That is SO stinkin cute! Love it!!
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  14. 27

    Absolutely adorable Birthday party! I love everything about it! Thanks for sharing. I’m your newest follower!
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  15. 29

    Seriously, stinkin’ adorable party! The decorations were perfect.
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  16. 31

    I love this, it’s so pink! Good work!

  17. 33

    I Love how creative you got with the streamers and fans!
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  18. 35

    She is so cute! And the party rocks! Happy Birthday to the little cutie!
    Olga@StardustDecorStyle recently posted..House Tour: J.B.’s Tree House in Greece!My Profile

  19. 37

    Absolutely beautiful Kristyn!! Happy Birthday Evie!
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  20. 39

    Beautiful party! Sooooo glad that Evie is doing good after her accident!

    Jill
    http://www.jillifyit.com
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  21. 40

    Super cute theme and party!!! I must know…. where did you get those adorable milk bottles???
    Luv’ em!
    Tara
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    • 41

      Hi Tara!! Thanks for the kind words. Will be going more into detail on Thursday and Friday but the milk bottles are from Hobby Lobby. They are $1.50 but I just waited til the Glassware was 50% off so they were only .75!! Score!! :)

  22. 42

    The party looks so fun and beautiful. I’m thankful Evie is okay. So scary!

    • 43

      Thanks, Lisa! It was super scary but glad we know what we’re dealing with now. I don’t think I’ll ever get used to it but I’m glad I know what’s going on! :) How are you, btw? I hope well! :D

  23. 44

    This looks completely amazing. A beautiful girl too. Congratulations. Rachel x
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  24. 45

    Oh My Goodness! What a little love Evie is. ABSOLUTELY ADORE the entire party. Can’t even pick one favorite thing- everything is so amazing. Beautiful job Kristyn!!!! Such great detail.
    Jenny
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  25. 47

    OhMyGoodness!! This party looks so super amazing! You are so talented Kristyn!! Great job!
    xo Becca
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  26. 49

    Oh my goodness I could just eat her up she’s so cute! You threw a precious party…I’m loving all the details and pretties! The table is totally ROCKING! Pinning the Table! XO, Aimee
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    • 50

      Thanks for pinning. So glad you like it. It was really fun to do, although it was a ton of work. Not sure how many parties I will be doing in the future. LOL!

  27. 51

    CUTENESS!!! What a fun theme!! Happy birthday, sweet girl!

    This is so totally pinned!! Love it!
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  28. 53

    I love every single details Kristyn! Daisies and donuts is such a sweet theme!! Great job friend!! XO
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  29. 55

    Stunning!! I can’t believe you put that all together even after the scary day before. Wow. You are super woman! the birthday milestone board is such a fabulous idea! I love it!!!

    • 56

      I’m definitely no super woman, Dezi. I had been working on things in advance but had lots of last minute details I wanted to add. And glad you like the milestone board – will be doing the tut on Thursday. :)

  30. 57

    So stinkin’ cute – I can’t imagine what more you could have done!! Please tell me that there are details on the Donut Maker coming up!

    • 58

      Yes, I will definitely share more details on the donut maker and everything else come Thursday and Friday. There was just so much detail I knew I couldn’t fit it all into on post. Stay tuned. :)

  31. 59

    so so so so so so so so cute!!! love the colors, love the details;) the white tree limbs/sticks are a nice subtle touch, and love the gumballs coming out of the pitcher AND that cake stand your aunt made. I’ve got my babies 3rd bday party this weekend, i’m in full party mode!

    • 60

      Thank you, Kristen! SUCH a compliment!! Can’t wait to meet you next week at SNAP!! Have been a big fan. And I can’t wait for your class!! SNAP is going to be so much fun!!! XO

  32. 61

    Adorable, Kristyn! You did such a great job! The backdrop is my favorite!
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  33. 62

    Oh my word, I LOVE that milestone board! I never saw a tutorial on that. Did you do it?? My little one’s first birthday is in August. I’ll have to do something like that. Lovely party!
    Eva Scott recently posted..The Tooth Fairy VisitsMy Profile

    • 63

      Thanks for the compliment, Eva! I will be doing the tutorial for the Milestone board tomorrow. It was so easy and fun. Stay tuned ’til then. :)

  34. 64

    This is seriously DARLING!!! I love everything you did! Love the colors so much too! That cake stand is amazing! Great job girl! Evie looks darling:)
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  35. 65

    What an amazing, adorable party. I love every aspect of it. Did you just twirl two streamers together for this? I love the effect. I’m just super impressed by everything and filing it all away for my future parties. Thanks! Jodi @ http://www.meaningfulmama.com
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  36. 66

    Love your colors and your streamer backdrop! Will have to remember this next time I do a write-up! Found you via DID!
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  37. 69

    Oh my freakin’ cute heck! This is DARLING! That backdrop is numma-numma-nums. And doughnut holes in chevron bags? I just freaked out…..A LOT! You are amazing. Promise me we’ll style a party together one day? Promise? Love you! See you in a week!
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    • 70

      I say we DEFINITELY style a party together. Perhaps I’ll just have to move to UT. :) Can’t wait to see you next week!! XOXO!!

  38. 71

    Oh so cute!
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  39. 73

    Wow, this looks amazing! Very pretty. I look forward to seeing you at My Dream Cavas.

  40. 74

    This is super cute! Well done!

  41. 76

    ah! so cute!! i would LOVE for you to link this post or any other posts you want to my weekend link party http://lovenotesbylauryn.blogspot.com/2012/04/spread-love-link-party-6.html it opens at midnight tonight, hope to see you there!
    {love} lauryn @ lovenotesbylauryn.blogspot.com

  42. 77

    Absolutely adorable! Love the colors and LOVE the fun details. The sign with her “stats” is so cute.

    Did you make that yellow bench? I absolutely love it … I’d love a link to that post on your blog if you have it.
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    • 78

      Hi Randi!! Thanks for the compliments. Unfortunately, I didn’t make the yellow bench. I found it a swap meet. There is an old man who makes awesome furniture like this and sells it. Fun, huh?

  43. 79

    What a stunning birthday party! I love the colors that you chose…and everything looks delicious. Megan
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  44. 81

    What a fun and happy party. I love the colours and your ideas are wonderful. Thanks for sharing them!

    My weekly Say G’day Saturday Linky Party is on now and I would be so thrilled if you could join in and link up this great post!

    Best wishes for a fabulous weekend!
    Natasha in Oz

    • 82

      Thanks for the kind words, Natasha! It sure was fun! Hope you have a great day. Thanks for coming over to say hi. :D

  45. 83

    Beautiful decor for a gorgeous little girl. You rocked that party!
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    • 84

      Thank you!!! It was sure fun… glad it’s over though. Parties are a lot of work – LOL!!! ;) Have a great day! XO

  46. 85

    I’m so happy to hear that your little girl was okay… I would have freaked out too:) Her birthday party was amazing!! I can’t imagine what else you could have added and how much more amazing it would have been! I LOVE every single detail…. absoutely gorgeous! Your little one is just too cute! Happy birthday to Evie and many more to come!!
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    • 86

      Thank you, thank you for the sweet words. I’m so glad Evie is okay too and glad we could still have fun and throw her party. Thank you also for stopping by. I hope you have a great week! :D

  47. 87

    Well it still turned out fab even if you didn’t do all you had planned! And I’m glad your cutie is ok! I love the milestone board idea! Is that your original idea? So pinning!!
    I would love to feature this party in my Soiree Day! May I?
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    • 88

      Hi Jennifer! Thank you for the kind words!! And yes, the milestone board is my idea, at least it’s the first I’ve ever seen of it. And yes, feel free to feature. I just ask that you use one picture and link back. Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you have a great week! :D

  48. 89

    This is super cute! I love the colors! Well done!http
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  49. 90

    This is such an adorable party! So cute, love all of the different donuts! You did a great job and I’ am so glad Evie is OK! How scary, I would have freaked out too! Mine just turned 1 in March so they are about the same age. So hard when little ones get hurt :(
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    • 91

      Thank you for the sweet words and for your kind comments about Evie. So glad you like the party! And I’m also so relieved my baby is okay. It was just so scary and we’re so glad it hasn’t happened since. :)

  50. 92

    This is amazing! I love the birthday milestone board!! I’m so excited to be a new subscriber!

    Shannon@SewSweetCottage
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  51. 94

    THIS IS ADORABLE!!!! What did you use to get the cute cut-outs on the edges of the paper?… I love it.
    Thanks for the sweet note about my mailbox! AND I MISS YOU TOO!!! I don’t even have a picture with you! :(
    I guess I had better head to AZ!!
    BIG HUGS!!
    ANDREA
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  52. 95

    So absolutely adorable! Love all the details!

  53. 96

    That is amazing! So beautifully styled. I love what you did with the streamers too – much better than just hanging them from the ceiling like we usually do. :)
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  54. 98

    How adorable! I love every pretty little detail!
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  55. 99

    You’re such a sweet mom to cook up a very nice birthday party for your daughter! The color combination looks absolutely adorable, and the daisies are so lovely. Did you make everything yourself? I just love how the colors play and jive together! Anyway, I’m glad that Evie is okay after the accident.

  56. 100

    Hello! How do we make the paper fans/daisies? I love them and would love to make them for my daughter’s birthday party.
    Thank you!

  57. 101

    can you please advise where you got the cute fans that you have stuck into the donut holes?

  58. 103
    Maris Bruce :

    Hello! I love your blog! I was wondering what you did for her birthday invitations for the Donuts and Daisies party?? I love this theme and will be doing it for my little girls second birthday this summer!

    Thank you!!
    Maris

    • 104

      Hi Maris! Thanks for the comment. I actually ended up not doing invitations and did an evite since it was just family and friends. :/

  59. 105

    This is so cute. I am going to feature this on my Linky Party post for this weekend. I will send you the link when it’s up. Great idea.


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