Turning one is a MAJOR milestone for any child. Some parents host elaborate parties with over-the-top themes while others choose celebrate with the basic birthday essentials of cake, balloons and presents. Your baby is too small to remember any of this day, so celebrate however you want based on your personal preference and budget. We attended a spectacular hot air balloon themed first birthday that was hosted by our cousin, Nitesh and his wife Yogita, for their son Rihaan. We can’t believe this little guy is already one! It seems like only yesterday we attended the What Will It Bee themed gender reveal party. The year most certainly flew by!
Nitesh and Yogita incorporated a beautiful color palette featuring various shades of blue, white, yellow and orange. The key to a stunning dessert table is height and three dimensional elements. Yogita combined sapphire fabric with sky blue wallpaper with white clouds to create the backdrop. She also added whimsical hot air balloons, ducks and the sun. DiMare Pastry Shop created the delicious two-tier vanilla cake. The cookie fondant toppers on the cake perfectly coordinated with the adorable backdrop. Yogita also baked yummy chocolate cupcakes.
Hot Air Balloon Sugar Cookies
Blue and White Swirl Lollipops
Blue and White Gum Balls
Kesar Pista Kulfi
The menu was delicious.
Watermelon & Pimento Peppers with Feta Cheese
Baby Corn Manchurian
Chicken Tikka Masala
Black Eyed Peas
Carrot and Bell Pepper Chutneys
We love themed photo booth props! Yogita and Nitesh even created an adorable miniature hot air balloon with a large red balloon and an oversized basket. And yes even adults stepped inside the basket for an adorable photo op.
Guests departed with hot air balloon themed gift bags, filled blue and white chocolates, gum balls and bubbles.
Yogita and Nitesh, thanks again for hosting an amazing party. We know all of your family and friends had a blast and the adults may have had more fun with the photo booth props and hot air balloon than the kids.
“Your life is like a balloon…if you never let yourself go, you will never know how far you can rise.”
What a cool and colorful Birthday party! I love the theme and all your food offerings and decorations!
Oh wow! what a beautiful family and party. The decor is amazing and from the looks of it, you all had a great time.
Congratulations! I love the theme very colorful and bright. And everyone looks like they’re having so much fun.
I always love a themed party and the blue color make it so pretty when you take pictures. Really awesome vibe and love it to the max!
congo for your little one and I really love the theme of birthday party.
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Lovely party. I am from India. So obviously I loved the food.
Very colourful dresses.
Congrats and happy birthday to your mini-me! That is a long list for food. Looks like the guests are served pretty well.
I remember my kids’ one-year birthday parties. I think a lot of these parties are geared to the parents getting together and making it a special day for your little one is the ultimate goal. It looks like your little one had a great time.
You did a great job on this birthday party, it was so colorful and everyone look so happy, your child surely had a blast.
I can already tell this birthday party is full of love! I love the theme of this party and all of the cute details brought this party all together beautifully.
Happy birthday! The birthday theme is a blast! I love the idea and the decoration, its so fan to see.
My nephew just turned one yesterday, what an awesome theme you have, they will remember it
Belated Happy Birthday to your little one. Looks like you guys had a great time especially with such tasty dishes, an amazing decoration and being surrounded by loving family and friends.
Happy birthday to your baby. The decorations were so lovely, and it looks as if everyone had an amazing time.
Be lated happy birthday the little one, May god bless you with all the happiness.
The decoration was out of the place.
Oh my! This is so sweet…as much as the kid can actually not recall their first birthday, it is always a special day to the parents. It’s even better when it’s perfectly organized as this one. I love the whole theme. Pictures would so god to show the kid once e or she grows up.
Seems like everyone is having a lot of fun..! I love the theme, it’s so colorful..!
Love it! The birthday decorations are amazing and your little man is adorable! 🙂