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A Tropical Fruit 2nd + 3rd Birthday
Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 | By Rosalie Iannelli
Sisters, lifestyle bloggers and party stylists, Marlan Willardson and Laurén LaRocca of Twink + Sis threw a joint celebration for Marlan’s daughter Mila’s third birthday and Laurén’s son Brixton’s second. Located in sunny Los Angeles, California, the pair looked to a bold colour palette, bright paper honeycombs, as well as fresh tropical fruit – and lots of it! ‘I loved the idea of having the table filled with living things, rather than a runner, so we had an abundance of green coconuts, pineapples, mangos, papayas and baby bananas,’ says Marlan. While florals are usually the event stylists’ number one priority, for this affair they opted for single monstera leaves in glass bottles scattered along the table, as well as foraged bougainvillea to add pops of colour. A kid’s party calls for some fun and games, so the sisters handmade several paper bird masks to serve as photo booth props in front of the tropical leaf backdrop, which was inspired by the wallpaper at Beverly Hills Hotel and painted by a local artisan.
Photography Jenna Elliott of One Eleven Photography | Event Planning + styling + florals Twink + Sis | Decorations Meri Meri + Prospect Goods + Devra Party | Hire Items Yeah! Rentals + borrowed BLU | Venue Nibley Park, Glendale, California | Catering + Drinks Comida | Cake + cake topper Whisk and Whittle | Band The BeatBuds
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