I have so much fun planning birthday parties, thinking of every single detail, designing every decoration, assembling all of the little projects and even though the list goes on and on, a beautiful looking party is not necessarily a fun party. What really matters is that our children feel loved and celebrated in the midst of family and friends. So don’t overlook planning little party activities that you feel your child would enjoy. To keep up with the Owl theme of my daughter’s first birthday party, I put together a Wise Owl Corner, a Night Owl Corner and a Winter Owl Corner […]
This is so exciting! Olivia’s Lemonade Stand Party was featured at Kara’s Party Ideas! Happy Dance Click here to check it out.
I’m so glad you came back for more. Today I am gonna show you how to fill up a dessert or buffet table at a birthday party. When I’m designing party decorations, I make sure everything coordinates smoothly. That means even though there are five different patterns being used, they are all proportionally repeated through out the party. The same goes for all of the other shapes and embellishments. The goal is to find a good balance between repetition and variety. Basically, using the same things in different ways. One shape I love from the Silhouette Online Store is the cone. It […]
Hi there, I am so excited to show you how I created this beautiful lemonade stand invitation from my daughter’s second birthday party (here if you missed it) with my sidekick, the Silhouette Cameo. Supplies: kraft card stock paper (from Michaels), yellow and green paper straws (from Target) and white sticker paper (from Amazon). Shapes (from the Silhouette Online Store): echo park lemonade jar, 9 tabs set, brackets and washi tape set. Patterns (from the Silhouette Online Store): yellow flowers, herringbone yellow, confetti yellow, confetti green and green stripe. Fonts: john font (Silhouette Online Store), jess font (Silhouette Online Store) and english essay (free). Using the Silhouette Studio software open up the lemonade jar shape. To remove the colors from […]
To celebrate my daughter’s second birthday I decided to go with the Lemonade Stand theme. You can see my inspiration board here, where I got a lot of the ideas. For the color scheme I considered yellow and pink, yellow and green or different shades of yellow. But after spotting a gorgeous tablecloth at Home Goods I finally settled for yellow and green, and decided to add some kraft paper for a more rustic look. When choosing the color scheme of a party I usually start with one piece I love the most and go from there. When I’m making invitations […]