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Where The Wild Things Are Cake Smash Photoshoot

Updated: Oct 3, 2021

To celebrate Brooks' milestone first birthday on the 23rd of July 2020, we arranged a cake smash photoshoot!

When Brooks was born, one of his uncles bought him a 'Where The Wild Things Are' book, and he has loved it ever since! He even has a foldout kids sofa with the book design!

Which is how we decided on our theme for the cake smash. It was such a fun day and the details are below!

We'll eat you up, we love you so! A throwback to baby Brooks at only four months old!

Photographer: Fleurette Photography

Note: I highly recommend Amy from Fleurette Photography, if you're in the Brisbane area or surrounds, contact her for all your maternity, newborn, baby and family photography needs. She's talented, affordable and professional, and will put you at ease during the shoot, not to mention her studio is located in an area with a stunning natural backdrop. Amy is especially patient and calm with the unpredictability of photographing babies and kids, and will be sure to capture your children's spirit and charm!

Photoshoot Location: Woodhill, Queensland, Australia.

Cake: This is a toddler-friendly 'healthy' cake made by mama! It's an oat flour cake with no added sugar and natural greek yoghurt for the frosting. If you'd like the recipe, click here.

Cake Topper: Wild One Cake Topper from eBay- $13.95 - BUY HERE

Cake Flowers: Mixed White Bunch of Flowers from Kmart- $8.00- BUY HERE

Cake Stand: White 30cm Cake Stand by Maxwell & Williams from Myer- $29.95- BUY HERE

Teepee Tent: White Coloured Teepee Tent from eBay- $32.99- BUY HERE

Banner: Wild One Banner from eBay- $14.95- BUY HERE

Rug: this is an old Kmart baby rug that we already owned- but any earth-coloured fluffy rug will do!

Brooks' Outfit: Where The Wild Things Are 'Max' character outfit from Amazon Australia- $9.89- BUY HERE

Brooks' Crown and Fluffy Tail: Where The Wild Things Are 'Max' character items from Amazon Australia- $8.89- BUY HERE

Below is a video process of the cake smash photoshoot process


So that's it! We hope you enjoyed our little blog post on how we did our Where The Wild Things Are 1st Birthday Cake Smash Photoshoot! ♡ Any questions or comments? We'd love to hear from you! Tag us at @thejohannessenfamily or contact us!

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