Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Thought I'd share a couple posters I designed for my daughter's first birthday party last week (I can hardly believe I've been a dad for an entire year).

My wife had the inspired idea of theming the party from Dr. Seuss's masterpiece, Oh, the Places You'll Go!, which I think kind of perfectly describes the life we hope for for Brynn. While my wife did all the hard work of making psychedelic-colored food and finding the perfect decorations, I sat down to design two posters around two essential quotes from the book – the first being the title and the second being the climactic phrase, "Kid, You'll Move Mountains!" I based my illustrations off of the original art, but simplified the look to some basic shapes and colors. For the text, I just used a free font called, fittingly enough, Doctor Soos.

 
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 Oh, the Places You'll Go and Kid, You'll Move Mountains original posters by Jeff Miller. ©2012 Jeff Miller.
 
 Awesome party decorations by my wife, Meghan.

Awesome party decorations by my wife, Meghan.

 
 The birthday girl!

The birthday girl!