I can’t believe this boy is ONE! Graham turned one on Tuesday and sinc he is our California-born baby and loves the beach that’s where we celebrated! I know, the thought of doing a smash cake at the beach with a baby sounds like a disaster but it’s supposed to be a mess, right? Besides, all you have to do is take the babe skinny dipping in the ocean afterwards 😉 But really, that’s what we did.
Just getting to the beach with little kids can be quite the task so I kept things super simple! I ordered giant balloons and this super cute tassel garland from Zurchers. I made a mini cake from a CAKE MIX! And his little birthday crown is from Kutie Bow Tuties. Ugh, that crown…I die!!!
We went to the beach later in the afternoon/early evening when it was a little cooler. The beaches aren’t as crowded this time of year too so having a September birthday worked in our favor as well. I took a billion pictures so sorry for the picture overload…
Out of the three boys I thought Graham would be the one to give us the epic face plant in the cake but he needed a little bit of help….
When he was done we wrapped everything up (except the cake stand) in that white sheet (it was an old one from Ikea) and just threw it away! It made for the easiest clean up!
Cake + cake toppers made by me 🙂