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We fell in love with this lovely Shabby Chic birthday party that reader Kristen designed to celebrate her daughter Madelyn’s second birthday party!  The soft colors are perfect and the details are divine!

Nearly every detail of this stunning party was handmade by Kristen. She made the cupcake liners using scrapbook paper. The cupcake stands were created using round unfinished pieces of wood and unfinished candle sticks, which she spray painted white and hot glued. She also made the chalkboards! The cake was a 4 layer cake with white mountain frosting, which is topped with an adorable cake banner and adorned with a fabric flower on the bottom – both made by Kristen. Kristen sewed the beautiful pink ruffle garland on the table {love it!} Gorgeous! My favorite part are the mason jars with the chalkboard paint so the guests could write their names on their drinks!

Thank you so much for sharing this lovely party with us, Kristen! What a beautiful party you created for your sweet girl!

Visit Kristen’s blog here!

May 11, 2011

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  1. Alessandra says:

    so cute!! love the dessert table decor, the cupcakes’ stands and the glasses!

  2. Kristen says:

    Thank you Toni, looks great!~ it was great talking to you and you did a great job with the feature!

  3. renee unsworth says:

    beautiful! … love the colors!!!

  4. Reyna says:

    Her party is darling in every way! I also love the idea of chalkboard paint on the mason jars!

  5. Erin says:

    AMAZING!!!!!! Breath taking!!!

  6. silvia says:

    everything is amazing!!! did you buy the number 2 thats with the cake pops or did you make it? i would love to know how you made it, thanks 🙂

  7. I am in love with the backdrop! I love love love the homemade feeling of this gorgeous party!

  8. Kim says:

    HOW ADORABLE…. both the party and the little one.

  9. Jenni says:

    Oh wow! Gorgeous! I love the little details of the ribbons hanging on the back wall and the wonderful ruffle!

  10. Michelle says:

    I absolutely adore these colors!

  11. Megan says:

    Such a darling party. I love the chalkboard paint on the mason jars and the little cupcake holders. My daughter is turning 2 this summer and would use this as an inspiration. Thanks.

  12. chelsie says:

    Kristen is my sister in law and not only was the party adoriable but everything was delicious too. It was a lot of fun!

  13. Heather G. says:

    Gorgeous! I love those mason jars with the chalkboard paint – so clever!

  14. So devine. Thanks for sharing

  15. Love the chalkboard labels on the Mason Jars! So cute and useful!

  16. Kristen says:

    I updated how I did some of the DIY projects, http://thehvidstens.blogspot.com/2011/05/questions-answered.html if anyone wants to know. 🙂

  17. So cute, I love the warm pastels!

  18. Angela says:

    Wow. Amazing. Want this for my 30th!

  19. Beautiful party. Great details. I love it.

  20. celestey101 says:

    just love everything!!would love to do something like this for my lil girl

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