A little King turns one

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When we first spoke to the parents of little Aidan they told us that they call their son their "little king". I had never heard anything so cute in my life. I was thrilled to be designing a party around a "little king" theme for this sweet boy's first birthday! Here's how this party went down... The client's had a party room in their Jersey City apartment building. It was clean, white, bright and huge. Seriously - a party planner's dream. The lunch menu included a lechon pig and sides to compliment. Brisket burger sliders, mini lobster rolls, crispy shrimp lollipops, roasted fries and an Asian salad. We had the staff from Cobblestone Catering on site to carve the pig for the guests as they grazed the buffet table. To entertain the guests we brought in some of our favorites... We set up a photo booth and had the team behind MVS Studios snapping shots of the guests. We set up a backdrop and crowns for the guests to have some fun with. There was a puppet show by Penny and the Puppettes and our clients informed us of the amazing Wacko Wil who we brought in to make balloon art for the kids...he was a huge hit! We had set up some toys that our client brought down to keep the kids occupied. How amazing is this traveling ball pit?! We decorated the space with a white, black and gold palette. Jumbo balloons, flowers and a large "A" balloon for Aidan transformed the space into a festive first birthday celebration. At the bar we served lemon ice tea topped with a King's crown, mini bottles of champagne, water bottles with custom labels that we designed for King Aidan alongside an assortment of wine + beer. For dessert we served mini cupcakes with edible crowns, a cake fit for a king, fruit and powdered donuts. Our client told us about Munny's, something we had never seen or heard of before but found out they are all the rage right now. We sprayed these little guys gold and stuck 'em with crowns and they became instant royalty. We wrapped up mini versions of these Munny's and the guests were sent home with these adorable creatures as a favor. So lucky to have met this wonderful family. Makes us realize how fortunate we are to be partying for a living. Happy birthday Aidan, you adorable lil king you! Huge shout outs to our vendors for this party...Raquel Bianca Creative: Photography by Raquel Langworthy Making that Cake: Cake, cupcakes with edible crowns Legal Beans and BBQ: The Lechon Pig Cobblestone Catering:  Catering Minted: Photo backdrop, custom "thank you" stickers for favors MVS Studio Inc.: The photo booth Penny and the Puppettes: The puppet show Party Magic: Wacko Will the balloon artist Kid Robot: Munny dolls Drop it Modern: Balloons For your Party: Custom napkins