40th Birthday Party

I recently had the honor of photographing a 40th birthday party for a very special client of mine. She had her first session with me almost 12 years ago and I have photographed them several times since then. You can even see their last session here!

Her birthday dinner celebration back in January was held inside the Paddock Restaurant at Foxhall Resort in Douglasville – and I was so happy to be a part of her celebration!

Douglasville event photographer, Paddock Restaurant 40th birthday party

Her husband actually helped plan and decorate the event, and he did such an amazing job! I loved all of the picture frames filled with her personal memories placed throughout the venue!

Bremen event photographer, picture frames as decor at a 40th birthday party

She was quite impressed with everything he pulled off too. ♥

Villa Rica event photographer, 40th birthday party guest of honor

Newnan event photographer, 40th birthday party guests mingling

The Paddock Restaurant at Foxhall Resort catered the birthday party and everything looked delicious!

Douglasville event photographer, Foxhall Resort Paddock Restaurant catering for a birthday party

West Georgia event photographer, party guests eating at Foxhall Resort

Carrollton event photographer, birthday party guests eating at Foxhall Resort

Villa Rica event photographer, birthday dinner at Foxhall Resort

The kids enjoyed the hot cocoa station …

event photographer near Bremen, kids at hot chocolate bar at Foxhall Resort

the rock painting table …

event photographer near Carrollton, GA; kids at rock painting table

and the fireplace outside!

event photographer near Villa Rica, kids by a fireplace at Foxhall Resort

Everyone was inside when it was time to sing Happy Birthday and cut this incredible watercolor succulent cake created by Jeannie Allgood of Sugar Coated in Fayetteville!

Atlanta event photographer, watercolor succulent birthday cake by Sugar Coated

West Georgia event photographer, desserts by Sugar Coated in Fayetteville

Bremen event photographer, lighting a 40th birthday cake

event photographer near Atlanta, watercolor succulent birthday cake by Sugar Coated

West Georgia event photographer, blowing candles out on 40th birthday cake

Newnan event photographer, couple kissing at Foxhall Resort party

The bottom tier was dark chocolate cake with strawberry mousse, the center was lemon cake with raspberry filling, and the top tier was red velvet – all with cream cheese icing!

event photographer near Douglasville, 3 tier birthday cake by Sugar Coated

Atlanta event photographer, 40th birthday party at Foxhall Resort in Douglasville

event photographer near Newnan, birthday party in the Paddock Restaurant at Foxhall Resort

event photographer near Douglasville, 40th birthday party at the Paddock Restaurant at Foxhall Resort

The party was such a hit and everyone had a great time! And check out these adorable succulent party favors everyone got to take home! ♥

Carrollton event photographer, succulent party favors for a 40th birthday

• Vendors •

Venue: The Paddock Restaurant at Foxhall Resort

Cake: Sugar Coated by Jeannie Allgood

Floral Arrangements: The Funky Shack Flower Market

Catering: The Paddock Restaurant at Foxhall Resort

Planner & Decorator: Brandy Mandrik

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More About Douglasville Event Photographer, Simply Corey Photography:

Simply Corey Photography is located west of Atlanta, near Carrollton, Villa Rica, Newnan, Douglasville, and Bremen. I began my photography business at the end of 2004, and I have photographed many families, events, and weddings around metro Atlanta since then. I am currently only accepting events on weekdays and Sundays. You may request my availability and a custom quote by sending me an email!

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  • CoriThis is so special! You captured so much joy in all of these images. I am sure she cherishes all these events so much!ReplyCancel

  • Allyson WasmundWhat a fantastic way to celebrate turning 40! It looked like such a fun event. And wow! That cake! Everything came together so perfectly. I bet she will remember this birthday forever. ReplyCancel

  • JamieWhat a special day for this family, and I know they’re so glad you captured it for them!  The Paddock Restaurant looks amazing, adding that to my list of places to visit!  Great work <3ReplyCancel

  • CaitlinThat’s amazing that you’ve photographer her for so long! So sweet you got to photograph such a special milestone too!ReplyCancel

  • HeidiI love all of these images. I would have loved The succulents as party favors…as you can tell from my Instagram  I LOVE succulents. The kids had to have love the hot cocoa bar. The cake table was lovely too. ReplyCancel