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Ashleigh’s 5th Vintage Birthday Party

A vintage birthday party

To celebrate her 5th birthday, Ashleigh enjoyed a pretty vintage birthday party at home with her friends.

We styled the event using bright and soft pinks, highlighted with fresh blooms, floral patterns and pastel accents. There was a vintage tablecloth embroided in shades of pink and green and an array of decanters and bottles filled with pink, white and cream and roses; blue irises; and pink daisies. There were also honeycomb balls (from Poppies for Grace) in hot pink, blush and apricot as well as our bunting made from vintage fabrics to help bring out the vintage and pink theme.

The menu included sweet treats like lamingtons, cupcakes, rocky road, homemade scones with jam & cream, fresh strawberries and the kids party stalwart, fairy bread! Each element sat prettily on our tiered cake stands, glass cake stands and handled plates.

And the adults weren’t forgotten with a tea station featuring our Old Country Roses teapot, an assortment of our prettiest fine bone china teacup trios and vintage silver cake forks.

But the most impressive dish on the table was the gorgeous cake made lovingly (and skilfully!) by Ashleigh’s mum, Joanne. What a beauty!

Looking for a pretty vintage party theme for your daughter’s birthday or christening? See the photos of Ashleigh’s birthday below for inspo.

Photography by Nerida Phelan Photography.


005 Ash birthday blackboard and easel  007 Ash birthday - Three tiered cake stand and cupcakes 008 Ash birthday - Decanter and flowers  027 Ash birthday - Glass cake stand and fairy bread 018 Ash birthday - Tablescape 025 Ash birthday - Three tiered cake stand and scones  026 Ash birthday - Two tiered cake stand and slice 023 Ash birthday - Handled plates 028 Ash birthday - Cake  029 Ash birthday - Decanters, flowers and honeycomb balls 053 Ash birthday - Cake 055 Ash birthday - Tablescape 047 Ash birthday - Bottles and flowers 020 Ash birthday - Tablescape 046 Ash birthday - Cake forks 037 Ash birthday - Teacup duos 038 Ash birthday - Old Country Roses teapot   032 Ash birthday - Tea station042 Ash birthday - Teacup duo 039 Ash birthday - Silver sugar bowl  041 Ash birthday - Teacup duo 022 Ash birthday - Tablescape 148 Ash birthday - Table and kids 065 Ash birthday - Girl with balloon  114 Ash birthday - Table and kids 161 Ash birthday - Table and girl reaching for crisps 131 Ash birthday - Table and girl reaching for cupcake 142 Ash birthday - Table and girl with plate 021 Ash birthday - Table and Ash



Images  Nerida Phelan Photography  |  Planning  Ashleigh’s mum  |  Styling + hire  Betty May Vintage Hire  |  Florals Betty May Vintage Hire  |  Catering  Ashleigh’s family

If you love this look and want to re-create it for your celebration, get in touch for a quick quote!

- bmvh