Minnie Mouse 1st Birthday Party

Welcome to Harper's Clubhouse! Come inside, it's fun inside...

Bet you didn't expect to have that song stuck in your head today. Well, let's be real, it's stuck in my head everyday. My little girl LOVES her some Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, so I knew we had to theme her first birthday party around her favorite pals.

We celebrated at our local Gymboree play center, which was clutch with taking care of basic setup and cleaning up after a group of babies. They also led the group in singing songs, chasing bubbles and getting under the giant rainbow tent.

Of course I wanted to add my own touches of fun! I recently gifted myself a Silhouette Cameo precision cutting machine, so this was my first chance to try it out. I ambitiously attempted to create my own toddler mouse ears, which turned out to be quite the saga and took away from other projects I wanted to tackle. So while I didn't get to create all the fun little details I wanted, I was able to add a bit of Minnie magic to my little girl's party.

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The Birthday Girl had a blast! Seeing her devour watermelon and her first (dairy free!) cupcake made my mama heart swell with joy. We were so thankful for all our baby friends who joined us in the celebration. And one of the best parts? NO cleanup! ;)

Straws, Platters, Glitter Paper, Tulle, Felt: Michael's
Mouse Ear headbands: Amazon
Cupcake Liners: Wilton, found on Amazon
Mickey Mouse cookie cutter (used for watermelon and rice crispy treats: Wilton, found on Amazon
 

If you're curious about how I created any of the details, just pop me a message!

DIY Disneyland Maternity Photoshoot

Things have been quiet around here as we prepare for our first baby, but I wanted to pop in real quick to share our maternity photos. Once we adjust to life with a little one, I'm hoping to share even more fairytale-inspired posts and products to add magic to your everyday life!

As soon as I got pregnant, everyone predicted that we would have a Disney Baby because of my deep love for all things Disney. So when it came time to think about taking maternity photos, I knew the only place that made sense was Disneyland. We decided to save money by taking most of the photos ourselves, while enlisting the help of the Disney PhotoPass photographers. Thus, the DIY Disneyland photoshoot was born!

We were able to squeeze in a quick morning trip to the park during my 35th week of pregnancy. My husband and I had a blast arriving at rope drop and exploring all our favorite spots. He normally is not the photographer in the family, so it was a real treat to have him take the time to snap these shots of my growing belly. Then we found as many PhotoPass photographers as we could, paying the $39 flat fee for a day pass.

Afterwards I lightly edited all the photos in Lightroom (I'm no expert but know my way around). We are both so happy with how the pictures came out. It's something I know we'll treasure forever.

Thank you so much for checking out our Disneyland Maternity photos! Our Disney Baby will be here any day now, and I can't wait for many more Disney-inspired shoots in the future.

DIY Disneyland Maternity Photoshoot

Adventure Themed Nursery Inspired by Disney

Remember the Disney mash-up nursery inspiration boards I shared with you a few weeks ago? Well today I'm excited to share beautiful images of the completed nursery! Sarah of Disney by Design curated a magical adventure-themed nursery inspired by some of her favorite Disney movies. You will see arrows from Robin Hood, animals from Jungle Book, hooks & pirate ships from Peter Pan and so much more! Disney Inspired Adventure Nursery

Isn't little William the most adorable little Stitch you've ever seen? I was so excited to contribute one piece of Disney magic to this inspired nursery. Keep your eyes open for my Disney-inspired art print, featuring the quote "You are my greatest adventure" from The Incredibles movie!

Jungle Book Disney nurseryDisney nurseryDisney Adventure NurseryDisney nursery Peter Pan

I am so honored to be a small part of this nursery that I'm sure will inspire many adventures for little William in the future. Congratulations to Sarah on one of her new greatest adventures!

Make sure to head over to Disney by Disney to see even more awesome details from this inspired nursery captured by the wonderful Lauren Baheri Photography!

You can instantly download your own Adventure art print, as well as several other Disney inspired art prints fit for a nursery, over in my Etsy shop!

All images were taken by Lauren Baheri Photography and are shared with permission from Disney by Disney.