I don’t know about you, but I love the idea of having a unique outfit to wear on your birthday. I’m all for anything that makes you feel a little more special and adds to the celebration of your big day! Last year we hosted a monster-themed party for our little man and I found the perfect monster/birthday onsie for the big boy to wear at his party.
Since he’s a little big for a onsie this year, I chose to stick with a t-shirt that would proclaim to the world my little man was turning two. I also wanted to find something that matched our theme again (this year it’s the zoo).
I’ve seen birthday shirts at Old Navy and Children’s Place for all ages, but some of them seem just too generic for me, especially since I know there are better options out there. In case you haven’t noticed, I love themes! This led me to my favorite place to shop for unique custom designed children’s clothing… Etsy. I did a quick search on their site and found lots of options, but I kept coming back to this subtle (yet exactly want I wanted) shirt by lil threadz clothing.
I love the fact that it was so simple and didn’t need to scream “Happy Birthday” all over it – just a simple “two.” This means he actually could wear this shirt all year-long. I also had the ability to pick from a TON of different colors for the shirt and letters so if you had a specific color scheme for your party theme (wow, look at me rhyming!) you could make sure the shirt matched perfectly. The shop had plenty of options from just the age to the age, name of the child and animals and pictures on it. In the end, I chose to go with a heather brown shirt (although the lighting makes it look grey) and some bright-colored letters for the “two” on the front. I also picked the options that had a cute elephant and giraffe on the front holding a balloon (it is a zoo themed party after all).
I’m really happy with how it turned out and I can’t wait to see him sporting his new birthday shirt at his party for everyone to see. Once again, Etsy came through and it only makes my love for this site grow.
Is anybody else putting their little one in a special shirt or outfit for their birthday party? What are your favorite Etsy purchases or vendors?