Minnie Mouse Birthday Party

This little Angel turned one last week. I can’t believe it’s been one year already. We celebrated her birthday on Saturday. It was such a special day!

 Claire’s first stuffed animal was Minnie Mouse. She loved cuddling her and sucking on her nose. So, I thought it was only appropriate that her birthday be everything Minnie Mouse. 

The food table. We served Minnie water bottles, sandwiches with Minnie toothpicks, chips, veggies and Minnie shaped cookies. The table had a tulle balloon bouquet as a centerpiece.

Minnie Mouse decorations greeted guests as they arrived.

 Guests were invited to the party with homemade Minnie invitations.


 The younger guests were all given Minnie ears to wear.

Opening presents.

Claire’s cake. It was chocolate, of course.

I added a pink tutu to Claire’s high chair so she could eat her cake in style

The guest of honor really enjoyed her chocolate cake.

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Happy Birthday Claire!

DIY Wedding Sign

I was asked to make a sign for my cousin’s wedding, and here is what I came up with!1014387_10201626783295343_705056203_n

First, I cut my wood into 2 foot strips.


Then I stained the wood. I did about three coats.


I used thin strips of wood and staples to attach all the pieces together.


Then the fun part began! I used Silhouette stencil vinyl for the phrase “Happily Ever After Begins Here”. I cut the stencil and used a popsicle stick to make sure it was stuck to the wood. I lightly dabbed on the paint.


Be sure to peel the stencil off while the paint is still wet.


I cut a heart out of felt to attach the burlap roses to.


I followed THIS tutorial for making burlap roses. Then I hot glued the roses to the felt heart.


I hot glued the heart to the sign and was finished! Pretty easy and pretty cute!