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Behind-the-Scenes of A Shabby Chic First Birthday Photo Shoot (Photos)

photo 1 (2)Last Saturday it was finally time to style a special shabby chic first birthday shoot that I’ve been working on for cupcakeMAG. For those of you who have little girls and springtime birthdays, this is such a fun theme! I had a blast planning it over the last few months. I worked with some amazing designers and vendors to create the perfect shabby chic-inspired birthday that would, in turn, inspire others to DIY their own! While I await the pictures from the photographer with all of the fun details, I thought it would be fun to share with what went on behind-the-scenes! Don’t mind the iPhone photos.

  • Georgetown Cupcakes 1 of 7
    Georgetown Cupcakes
    I was so thrilled to partner with Georgetown Cupcake again. Yes, as in THE Georgetown Cupcake. They created perfect custom cupcakes.
    Polka dot candy cups from SmashCake Studio
    Custom designed cupcake wrappers by Greyson Designs
  • DIY Backdrop 2 of 7
    DIY Backdrop
    I loved the way this backdrop came out. We taped square paper plates and lined an entire wall to create the backdrop for the dessert table. I was so happy with how it came out.
  • Birthday Baby 3 of 7
    Birthday Baby
    How cute is Reese? Isn't she so adorable! I love how you can set-up a studio anywhere -- just like we did here. How about all the fun props too?
    Banner designed by Greyson Designs
    Headband from Jameson Monroe
    Adorable outfit from Avry Couture Creations
  • Cute Baby Girls 4 of 7
    Cute Baby Girls
    That is my little model, Sadie on the right. She will be 2 in May and yes - sometimes lollipops are needed to calm the little ones.
  • DIY Rosette Letter 5 of 7
    DIY Rosette Letter
    I am in love with this wooden R turned into a focal point on the backdrop. It's so easy to re-create too! Just hot glue flowers and cover!
  • Floral, Stripes and Oh-So-Pretty 6 of 7
    Floral, Stripes and Oh-So-Pretty
    The perfect combination of shabby chic pretties!
    Shabby chic tray from Oh Goodie Designs
    Handmade fabric banner from Party Paper Scissors
    Striped square plates from SmashCake Studio
  • Make-up 7 of 7
    Our photographer was taking some pictures of me working so I am thankful for my make-up artist aka, my sister slash assistant slash nanny! She's the best.

See all of Casi’s Babble post here, check her out on Spearmint BabyThe Party Dress, The Little Style File  and Rags to StitchesWant more? Get to know 25 things about Casi. Read more from Casi & the cupcake team on cupcakeMAG + cupcakeMAG Littles. Check out Casi’s lifestyle blog where she gives readers a glimpse into her personal life + behind the scenes of all the chaos, cupcake + co. For more updates, follow Casi on FacebookTwitterInstagram and Pinterest!



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