Brady’s Silhouette + Bow Tie First Birthday Party Invitations

Happy Monday everyone!  We’re starting the week off with some adorable invitations for a first birthday party!  Designer Emily Ley sent over the fun images of the invitations for her baby boy Brady’s birthday party, created by Amber of Pitbulls and Posies along with the help of a few other friends.  The silhouette and bow tie concept is just too cute – read below for the full details!

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From EmilyBrady’s first birthday party was so much fun. We decided we wanted it to be sweet and young and classic… so we chose a “Southern Picnic” theme and used bow ties to tie the entire affair together.  I knew I wanted the invitations to be tactile and to be Southern and sweet and with the personality of a playful little boy.  I emailed my dear friend Amber Moon, of Pitbulls and Posies, and she went right to work and together we conceptualized the most adorable invitations I’ve honestly ever seen.

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Boy First Birthday Party Invitations 550x366 Bradys Silhouette + Bow Tie First Birthday Party Invitations

I took a photo of Brady and sent it to Amber, she traced his sweet little head and created these little wooden silhouettes which she then screen printed with the party information we designed together.  She also designed and created box liners to hold the sweet little silhouette.

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Meanwhile, my friend McKay of Oatmeal Lace Designs designed and created bows and bow ties for all of Brady’s little friends.  The invitation read “On your neck or in your hair, kindly wear this bow and we’ll see you there!”

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Thanks so much Emily!

Invitation Design: Pitbulls and Posies

Bow Ties: Oatmeal Lace Designs

Vintage Stamps: Brightly Designed

Calligraphy: MJ Paperie

Photo Credits: Emily Ley

  1. Thanks so much for featuring these, Nole! We had such a FUN time creating them. Amber Moon @ Pitbulls and Posies did such an amazing job!!! Emily

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