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A very talented family got together to plan a fantastic party to celebrate the great news of a baby girl!  With a hot air balloon theme, these three fabulous ladies designed the party and DID IT ALL THEMSELVES!  With one graphic designer, one baker, and one photographer all from the same family, they will blow you away with their ideas and talent!

The beautiful dessert table had treats that were all home made...I am especially impressed with the "W" suckers displayed among the clouds and blue sky...

This cake, by Jessicakes, is so lovely that I have to show you more!

And, look at these amazing (HANDMADE) hot air balloons!  They were made using paper lanterns and covered in cut-outs from book pages.  The "baskets" were made from scapbooking paper and tied on to the lanterns with baking twine...

Wow!  What a talented set of ladies and one lucky mom-to-be!  The hot air balloons will float in the sweet baby girl's nursery!  Each guest received a yummy cloud cookie- homemade, of course!

Thank you, Jessicakes and Family for sharing this beautiful party!

Find cake tutorials and baking inspiration here~ Jessica Harris of Jessicakes
Invitation & Graphics:  Kim Harris
Photography:  Jamie Zanotti

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Reader Comments (16)

I LOVE this party....everything about it!! I especially love the invitation and the extra little cloud detail.....*sigh*
February 9, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMegan
That's a talented family!
February 9, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJennifer Needham
I am in love! I love the colors, the graphics, the details, JUST AMAZING!!!
February 9, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAmy
I love the cake and the paper hot air balloons! Such a great idea.
February 9, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLouisa @FLIPAWOO Designs
This is such a cute party. I love the hanging paper hot air balloons!
Beautiful!! Love all of it, especially those hot air balloons, that cake and ohhhh the invitation!!!
What a beautiful party. The details are just darling very talented family. I do love how they did the paper hot air balloons!
February 9, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMaylene~ Malu Boutiques
I am totally in love! Gorgeous is right!
February 9, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterEleanor
This is my new favorite party. I love every little thing.
February 9, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNicolle-Libby Lane Press
LOVE this party! absolutely precious!!!
February 9, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKristina McCook
Gorgeous party!
This is adorable! LOVE the whole thing, but I think my favorite it the little hot air balloons. THey would look adorable hanging in the nursery!
February 10, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCupcakes and Lemonade
February 20, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDenise
You actually placed right stuff on the table.!
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May 9, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterjdinflatables
everything is beautiful. The colours are so perfect. I really like the W suckers as well, but that cake is stunning
September 19, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKelly

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