Barnyard-theme Party Ideas
Life is better on the farm, as they say, so Little Alonzo’s doting mom and dad arranged for some “free-range” fun to celebrate his 1st birthday. And what great fun it was! Bespoke Manila got their hands on the plow and transformed their vision of barnyard fun into reality. Come and join me in experiencing this fab farmyard birthday with these remarkable photos by Amari Moments Studios.
Wooden wine barrels, logs, and a red multi-purpose wagon with a bit of hay were perfectly curated to create a warm welcome for the guests.
With a barn as a backdrop, Alonzo’s farmyard stage took form. On one side were crates with some old-school lanterns and that quintessential farmyard wagon, and on the opposite side, a bale of hay, white picket fence, and thick burlap rope. A large metal tub and milk vat helped create a vintage visual appeal. All of these were seamlessly put together for that flawless farmyard feel. A cheerful pig, a sheep, and a friendly goose wearing party hats completed the stage décor. Aren’t they the cutest party animals?
The tables were dressed in red gingham cloth. Each table had a cow figurine on a raffia-covered box that resembled a bale of hay. Bunches of Japanese holly arranged in a red jar and Baby’s Breath in a twine-covered bottle made a lovely addition to the rustic-chic centerpiece.
Alonzo’s cake was a spectacular delight with fondant farm animals partying with a fondant version of our adorable gentleman farmer, Alonzo. Doesn’t it look too good to eat?
Alonzo’s dessert spread was sweet-tooth-heaven with sugar cookies and cupcakes that guests made a beeline for.
Big Chill smoothies, freshly squeezed fruit juices, and plant-based ice cream were refreshing treats after binging on Berry Deli’s beef hotdogs and brioche buns. Yum!
I’ll say it again, “life on the farm is better.” Where else can young ones enjoy a leisurely boat ride or explore nature mounted on a pony going slower than the average trot? Alonzo and his friends must have had the best and most memorable time.
Even the giveaways from Alonzo’s birthday matched the farm party theme to a tee – personalized woven towels, buri hats, and a tote from Little Bee’s Garden to get the little gentlemen and lady farmers started on their home gardens.
Look at that happy, contented smile on Alonzo’s face – doesn’t it just melt your heart? Cheers, Alonzo! And here’s to many birthdays as happy and heartwarming as this one in the years ahead!
Vendors who made it all happen:
Full planning, coordination and table set-up: Bespoke Manila |Backdrop: Flourish and Frills | Reception Venue: Fun Ranch | Food Carts: Casa Nostra, Berry’s Deli, Fruitas, Fruits in Ice Cream | Cake: Little Miss OC | Photo: Amari Moments Studio