Cake Smash Ideas – an Etsy Roundup for Resourceful Wednesday

We’ve noticed — and are LOVING! — an upward trend in perfectly precious styled cake smash photo sessions and first birthday parties. So today for Resourceful Wednesday, we bring you a roundup of ADORABLE cake smash ideas and inspiration. This post is full of handmade cake smash decorations, props and what-to-wear items from some fabulous Etsy sellers. Click on the images and links below for more information about each product and Etsy store.

I am one!

When your baby celebrates his or her first birthday, you want to shout it from the roof-tops! Check out these super cute “I am One” decorations that will help:

 

 

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: SEVENTH and J on Etsy

 

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: Little Blue Olive on Etsy

 

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: Kutie Bow Tuties on Etsy

 

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: fringes with benefits on Etsy

 

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: Pipsqueak & Bean on Etsy

 

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: Hannah’s Corner on Etsy

 

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: Studio Pep on Etsy

Cake Smash Props & Styling:

There are so many directions you could go in with adorable props and elements for styling your cake smash session. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but here are some super-cute items we found on Etsy to get you inspired . . .

Vintage Chair Prop – low to the ground; perfect for a cake smash sess – how cute is this?!

 

Large Wooden Number 1 Prop

 

8″ Scalloped Edge Cake Stand Cake Smash Prop 

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: Props and Poses on Etsy

 

Balloons . . .

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: Circle Face Shop on Etsy

 

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: Glam Fete by Bri on Etsy

 

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: Blush Bazaar on Etsy

 

Tassel Garlands and Pom Poms . . .

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: GenWoo on Etsy

 

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Customizable Photo Backdrop Set; Photo Credit: Glam Fete by Bri 

 

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: Love Garlands on Etsy

 

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: Party Sparkles on Etsy

 

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: Love Garlands on Etsy

 

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: pomtree on Etsy

 

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: The Papier Studio on Etsy

Cake Smash Outfits:

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: Lola Bean Clothing on Etsy

 

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: Shannon Leigh Studios for Four Tiny Cousins on Etsy

 

 

 

Cake Smash Ideas and Inspiration, Cake Smash Photo Session, 1st Birthday

Photo Credit: Jody Kmetz Photography for Pickle Bug on Etsy

 

What are your favorite cake smash items from this roundup? Leave a comment below.

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Life, Lens + Love,

Lisa + Rachel