Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Ketan Turns One!

Remember that airplane trip to Tampa I wrote about a few posts back? It was for my one and only god son's first b-day and baptism weekend and I thought I would share some pics from the truly adorable and memorable weekend...

The party, which had a sports theme, was a real crowd pleaser! Guests enjoyed everything from concession stand inspired food and candy with unique sporty names, to a giant sports themed bounce house, to a b-day boy sporting a custom made FSU jersey with the No. 1 along with the his name on the back, to a "photo zone" with a life sized vintage baseball card cut out where they could take home their own baseball card sized instant pic of themselves. And as the beautiful Florida day wound down we found ourselves sitting outside watching football in the car port. A truly fun day.

Detail of invite illustrated and designed by... yours truly.

Happy Birthday, Ketan!

by Cupcakes Royale in Sebring, FL
Cupcake toppers, favor bags, decor, party planning and much more by Radha Bachman (mom)
Invite, banners and food tag illustration and design by Caroline Maxcy Prietz (yours truly)
Vintage baseball card cutout design by Caroline Maxcy Prietz (me, again) and printed at FedEx Office in Tampa, FL
Baseball Card Sized Instant Photos taken with Fujifilm Instax MINI 7s
Non-stop one year old adorableness provided by Ketan Bachman


Anonymous October 21, 2010 at 12:05 PM  

Love the pictures, looks like you all had a wonderful day. Happy Birthday Ketan! Caroline good job as always!!! Love, MOM

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I decided my destiny was to be an artist at age five when I won an honorable mention in a art competition in kindergarten. Ever since then I have been following a dream that has manifested itself in a variety of rewarding and delightful ways. I have practiced in the field of graphic design for over 8 years and recently acquired my Masters in Graphic Design at NC State University in Raleigh, NC (check out my design portfolio by clicking here if you like). But a passion that has stuck with me ever since I got my hands on my first Nikon camera in my undergraduate art education at Florida State University is photography. The instruction I received there was but a seed in what would develop over the next years of my life. Recently I have begun photographing people in their celebrations of life and could not feel any more blessed to be a part of capturing those memories.

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