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The Best Modern First Birthday Themes for One Year Old Boys

May 30, 2024

If you’ve caught yourself aimlessly scrolling through Pinterest for your boy’s first birthday party, let me help you narrow it down!

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Planning a first birthday party is a big deal! You kept your mini human alive for an entire year… that’s definitely cause for a celebration 😉 😂

In all seriousness, I totally get it. I’ve been there. Trying to pick a theme for your baby boy’s first birthday party is sometimes the hardest part of party planning. If you’ve caught yourself scrolling through Pinterest and pinning way too many different ideas for your boy’s birthday party, let me help you narrow it down with some of my favorite modern first birthday themes for one year old boy’s. And the best part, I already have the invitations (and some of the other designs) made for you, all you have to do is add your details and you’re set!! Let’s dive in!

Fast One Race Car Birthday Theme

Celebrate your little one’s big day in style with our “Fast One” Race Car theme idea! Picture a sleek design with a simple black, blue and red color palette and trendy checkered details. If your baby boy is on the move or you feel like his first year has gone by way too fast, this might be the perfect theme for you!!

Fast One Race Car Birthday Theme

First Year Down Football Birthday Theme

This is one of our very best sellers!! Our “First Year Down” Football theme is a fan favorite for a reason. With a neutral color palette, modern fonts and trendy watercolor elements, this entire collection (Yes! We have sooo much more than just an invitation in this theme) is bound to score big for your little man’s big day!

First Year Down Football Birthday Theme

One-A-Saurus Dinosaur First Birthday Theme

We love this all-boy colorful dinosaur themed printable invite for your little dino lover’s first birthday party! This would be so fun to use as the base to plan the rest of your prehistoric party!

One-A-Saurus Dinosaur First Birthday Theme

One In The Sun Summer Pool Party Birthday Theme

Have a summer baby and need a cute but also trendy pool party invite? This might just be it!! Pool parties are always a hit, especially in the summertime and in the hot states!! Use this as a guide when planning the decor for your little man’s summertime party!

One In The Sun Summer Pool Party Birthday Theme

How The West Was One Birthday Theme

Giddy up and get ready to party with the “How The West Was One” Western birthday theme idea! This wild and fun theme can come to life with a golden yellow, brown and green color palette. Watch some old western films as inspo while party planning! Cowboy hats, boots, lassos and cacti are the perfect decor pieces for this party theme!

How The West Was One Birthday Theme

One Rad Dude Birthday Theme

Keep with the trends with this on-trend yet neutral “One Rad Dude” birthday theme!! Our customizable invitation features a retro smiley face with a lightening bolt eye. Although the colors on this template are editable, we are obsessed with the unique sage green, brown and tan palette you could use for this hip and urban style party!! Get ready to rock and roll with this boy’s first birthday party theme! 

One Rad Dude Birthday Theme
One Rad Dude Birthday Theme

Rookie of The Year Baseball Birthday Theme

Set the stage for a home-run of a birthday party with a “Rookie of the Year” Baseball birthday party theme! Get your little slugger ready to celebrate with a vintage baseball-inspired party with a classic red, white and blue color scheme that’s sure to hit a home run with your guests!

Rookie of The Year Baseball Birthday Theme

Sports First Birthday Party Theme

If you want to include more than just baseball in a “Rookie Year” or “All Star” first birthday party, our Sports bundle might be perfect for you!!! This would be great for hosting a morning-time outdoor sports party where kiddos can play all kinds of sports and work off their energy before naptime!

Sports First Birthday Party Theme

Modern Camping Themed First Birthday Party

If you have a little outdoor-loving baby, this camping themed birthday party might be the perfect fit! We love the muted greens and simplicity of this printable so you can decide if you want to go all out on decor or keep with the minimalistic vibe for his first birthday party!

Modern Camping Themed First Birthday Party

One American Dude Patriotic First Birthday Theme

If you have a baby boy born around the 4th of July or any other patriotic holiday, we love this American themed trendy birthday invite!! This would be perfect for a summertime party by the pool, at the park, at a lake house or even inside in the AC (trust me those other mamas will thank you for that) 🙂

One American Dude Patriotic First Birthday Theme

Lucky One Shamrock St. Patty’s Day Birthday Theme

It can be hard to find cute St. Patrick’s Day birthday printables, but our Lucky One Shamrock collection has been a huge hit for mamas with little boys born around that holiday! We love the soft greens and golds for a shamrock party for your lucky little one!

Lucky One Shamrock St. Patty's Day Birthday Theme

We sincerly hope you’ve found this helpful! Like we said, as a team of mama’s ourselves, we know party planning can be stressful so hopefully these modern birthday party ideas for boys helped you at least conquer the first step of setting a theme!

If you do decide to use any of our templates, first let us say “thank you!!!” You’re support of this small business helps us more than you know! Secondly, we want to make sure you know ahead of time a few things you might want to consider having on hand when using our printables to ensure you have everything you need come party day:

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