Look Whoo’s Turning Two

This year’s party evolved because of some fabric I found on one of my crafting hunts.  I wanted to make a fun tutu kinda skirt as my little lady would wear a tutu every day of the week if I let her.  We had to narrow it down to Tutu Tuesdays a day when she wasn’t going to be playing in the mud or on the playground at school nor have to ask others to deal with all that tulle.  The fabric I found had owls and sweet girlie colors all over it.  I made it into a tutu for my birthday girl to wear.IMG_2212My good friend Julia at the blog A Little Bee Told Me came thru for me yet again with adorable invitations.

Time to set the tables.  A quick trips thru Michael’s craft stores for wooden owls and stickers were perfect to be sprinkled around the table.  I like to have a special area for the cake to be displayed before we get to dessert.  People love to take a quick peek at the design, as well as it gives me a place to make sure all items are out at ready like plates, candle, knife etc.  My sister was away for the party this year but she found and sent along a special owl plate that the birthday girl used.  IMG_2078IMG_2083Did a little set up of fun activities around the yard for the kids and adults to keep all entertained.  Made the sweet little owls out of paper lanterns and construction paper and a flag for the top of the swing set in the same fabric as the birthday girl’s tutu.  Let say it was a lesson in sewing triangles and took a few tries.  IMG_2080IMG_2079

Playing with Uncle Steve at the sand table is so much fun.  The sand table was also filled with purple glitter to match our theme.

Time for cake!  Thanks to Audra at Mad Hatter Bakery the cake and cupcakes looked adorable and oh so yummy.

Everyone left the party with giant bouncy ball (pictured above) and owl loot bag.   It made for tons of fun all party long in the yard, and it was a gift that would get used by a kid of any size.  IMG_2077

A wonderful time with wonderful weather.  Until next time, a year that will surly fly by.  Enjoy being 2 little lady.

 

To read blogs about my daughter’s other birthdays click below…

A Pink & Green 1st Birthday Party

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Birthday Bash

I will admit I love kid’s birthdays.  The themes alone can be so much fun to play with.  My husband and I just hosted an UNO themed party for our son who turned 1 this month.  By far the cheapest decorations I’ve gotten.  I bought a pack of playing cards and just went WILD.  It all started pouring them over my toddler’s head to snap pictures for his invitations.  The finial product came thru thanks to A Little Be Told Me.  She does awesome work and has done all of our invites since 2010.

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Of course we had to set the tone at the front door.

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Gave my amazingly talented sister these sticks to which she created these stunning floral center pieces. Playing off the colors black, red, green, blue and yellow.

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I couldn’t help myself and had to have some fun with the table tents, and table setting. IMG_8435IMG_8438IMG_8434

Can’t leave out a monthly photo display (I made sure I pulled these cards first as not to glue all the ones I needed to my wreath)

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And of course some fun party favors.  Mini UNO cards for each to take.  IMG_8508IMG_8506

Finished the whole event with personalized thank you notes that my sister found for us.

Thank You Note

A WILD good time had by all.  A year went quickly and so much happened in such a short amount of time.  The weather was perfect but spending time with family and friends was by far the best part.

To see my daughter’s 1st birthday party with a pink and green theme click here.