Barnyard Birthday Bash Brainstorm

Michelle wrote me for some ideas for her baby’s upcoming barnyard-themed first birthday party. Here’s some of what she said… “I have some ideas…like using hay bales as seating, and the favors will be bandanas tied on sticks w/ these little barns I got in the $1 section of Target (gotta love Target)…I do have […]

Nesting Instincts Shower

A while back, I promised Joanna some ideas for a blue and brown nest-themed shower. Then my April happened. In the mean time, I have seen lots of great ideas, so she probably doesn’t need my help any more, but here are some ideas, anyway. I would start with my chow mein Easter Nests or […]

By Request: "She’s About to Pop!" Invitation Downloads

By popular demand, here are some templates for you to throw your own “She’s about to pop” baby shower.  They are designed to be able to be printed in black ink on colorful paper.  Don’t forget to add the lollipop in the middle. The first one is good if you have a program like Photoshop […]

"She’s About to POP!"–the coolest baby shower ever!

She's about to pop baby shower

We’re in the middle of full scale Easter preparations around here (report to come next week). But my sister finally sent me pictures of what the mom-to-be called the “coolest baby shower ever!” This is not a party I hosted. I didn’t have to make the cake pops, or mail the invitations. I didn’t even […]

Christmas Card Parade-2007

Christmas Rose card 2007

Tip Junkie is having a Christmas Card contest, and you know it is hard for me to resist a contest, so I am going to share with you all of my previous Christmas Cards (that I can find!). Initially, I was going to do this all in one long post, but since I am finding […]

Lil’ Punkin–An Autumn Baby Shower

Birthdays and babies happen through out the year, so how do you handle one of those events when so many holiday decorations and festivities have over taken your house? One way is to use the seasonal theme for your party. I am helping with a baby shower for my sister-in-law, and we decided to go […]

A Sweet Celebration–Tessa’s 1st birthday party

Sweet Celebration

We had a cupcake-themed birthday party for my baby girl on Saturday. Here are the details as promised. INVITATION: I have been trying to do most of my designing digitally lately, but then add an element by hand that gives more of a handmade feel. This entire invitation is digital, except for the cupcake liner […]

The family that dresses up together for Halloween…

…has a lot of fun memories! I really don’t have time to be blogging right now. I am in the middle of all kinds of blog-worthy projects. My miracle workers (a.k.a. parents) are in-town, helping me attack an insane amount of home improvement/décor projects for the next week, or so. On top of that, my […]

Tip Junkie…

Remember this…? and this…? Well they are being featured today over at Tip Junkie, along with several other fun ideas for Baby Showers.

Baby Scrapbook Idea

I just read this idea of a fun approach to a baby scrapbook, and I think I will try and do it for my little one’s first b-day in Oct. I think I will design it digitally, so I can have it printed in a hard bound book for her to look at and read. […]