Interior and Event Designer Brandi Hines Throws Her Son His 1st Birthday Party

Complete with Adorable Party Ideas & Entertaining Tips From Brandi

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08/10/2016

When a pro event designer throws her son’s 1st birthday – it makes for a splendid summer gathering with the most adorable details around every corner! Inspired by a trip to New York City and her son’s love for building blocks and cars, Brandi Hines creates a fun, whimsical fete enjoyable for kids and adults alike.

Brandi shares…“The event took place at our home at the time, one we designed and built about a year before Parker was born. I am not much into themed parties, although after having a baby, I was sure this couldn’t be avoided forever. We had taken a trip to New York not too long before parker was born and it was just stuck in my head: the fun, the colors, the movement, it was just one of those things I fixated on. Parker was developing his own personality and in love with building blocks and cars, so off I went with how to incorporate building blocks into a party, and then it hit me as we laid there building cities with our blocks. It was like New York City all over.”

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Pro tip:

Dedicate areas of the home or venue that you will be using for the event, and decorate them accordingly to designate the areas you would like your guests to use. Brandi Hines

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The birthday boy himself, Parker!

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These adorable taxi cabs and colorful building blocks inspired by NYC were made by Brandi Hines herself!

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We love the idea of a photo opp in front of this 1st birthday plaque! You can see just how much Parker’s grown in the past year looking at the #1 (below) filled with his baby pictures. What an adorable idea and a keepsake you can hold on to after the party is over.

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These cute party hats that Brandi made are always fun for the kids. And a small antique tub serves as the perfect container to keep ice cold refreshments!

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How precious is this dessert table filled with cakes from Cakes and More and cookies from Hayley Cakes and Cookies?

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Meet the designer Brandi Hines of Brandi Hines Events + Design
Bio:

“Seize the moment, do what you are passionate about, and believe in yourself. Nothing pays off more than hard work and prayer.” 

These words are the foundation of what Brandi has built in her business, Brandi Hines Events + Design. Born into a family of hard-working entrepreneurs you can say owning her own business was somewhat of her destiny. Her successes weren’t inherited though, those she worked very hard for.

Her career began the day she graduated from Design school at the University of Texas San Antonio. It was during her time there that her love for design was truly cultivated. Since graduating, Brandi has designed and built 3 custom homes in the Texas Hill Country. Her latest home has been featured in numerous online publications including, Domino, Style Me Pretty Living and Houzz. Although her personal style evolves overtime her core values remain the same: ahead of trend styles that incorporate life and maximize functionality.

A true creative at heart, Brandi is never without a project. She is constantly challenging herself in every aspect of her life. Whether she is throwing a party for her large family or designing the interior for a new construction build, you can bet she is pushing limits and revealing even more talent than we knew she had.

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  1. Jane Gagnier

    sweet ideas….I can see Caitlin doing this
    some day

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