VAUGHN'S FIRST BIRTHDAY

This is from when I had my blog over at Milkglass and Honey…our sweet Boy’s first birthday!

This is from when I had my blog over at Milkglass and Honey…our sweet Boy’s first birthday!

We celebrated sweet Vaughn's 1st birthday on Saturday! I can't believe a year has gone so fast...Vaughn's favorite part was digging in to his cake! Can you tell...he almost ate the whole cake. seriously.

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For the invitations I scanned this cute image of Winnie the Pooh from a vintage book I have...then I made the balloons (invitation details on the back ). I attached the balloon to Winnie with yellow bakers twine. So Winnie swung back and forth from the balloon. They actually turned out really cute. Worth the work.

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ABOVE: Tigger Tails...Marshmallows on a stick dipped in orange candy melts...drizzled with decorating gel.

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Doesn't our birthday boy look SOOOO big!

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After lunch the kids packed-up a goody bag and we headed-off to see the Winnie the Pooh movie in theaters. It was really cute (only about 70 minutes long) and so fun to all go together.

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Build Your Own Trailmix Bar

MY PREVIOUS BLOG WAS CALLED “MILKGLASS and HONEY”

MY PREVIOUS BLOG WAS CALLED “MILKGLASS and HONEY”

In the church I belong to we have a camp for the teenage girls in our area. We had about 78 girls and 38 leaders and I wanted to do a unique and fun treat for them during our service project activity. I saw a similar idea on pinterest (or course) and created my own printables for a Build your own Trailmix bar. Everyone loved it. I included all the usual fixings and a few random things (gummy bears) to keep the teenagers happy. It was a big success.

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I hope you enjoy these free printables! Please respect the work I've done and do not share this print with others via email etc. Simply direct them to this page and let them download it for free. If you post photos etc. of this on your blog please link back...thank you!

Download the 24x36 Poster (print it as an engineering print at Staples) here

Download the bag labels here

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For the bags I purchased small (I think they are 4x6) flat cellophane bags with a self-adhesive strip at my local party supply store (Zurchers). 100 bags for $3.95. I then printed the bag labels on regular paper, used a punch to punch them and applied them with a gluestick. You could also print on sticker paper but it would be more expensive. I recommend using flat cellophane bags (rather than gusseted ones that open up large) because it takes less to fill them.

For the bags I purchased small (I think they are 4x6) flat cellophane bags with a self-adhesive strip at my local party supply store (Zurchers). 100 bags for $3.95. I then printed the bag labels on regular paper, used a punch to punch them and applied them with a gluestick. You could also print on sticker paper but it would be more expensive. I recommend using flat cellophane bags (rather than gusseted ones that open up large) because it takes less to fill them.

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Source Ideas:

Baskets: Look at your local thrift store. I got all these baskets for around 25-50cents a piece.

Basket liners: Purchased in the Target dollar spot by the BBQ stuff they recently had.

Table cloth roll: purchased at a local food supply store. You can find these at any party store etc.

Tiny Bottlebrush trees: Lemax village trees...I got mine here 

Washi Tape: I used red gingham washi tape under the words "Build" and "Trailmix"


Also - the idea for these a large chalkboard printable printed as engineering prints originally came from Caravan Shoppe...an amazing design and prints website. Check them out for great printables of all kinds.

xoxo

Heather

Baby Shower

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In April,  Caroline and I were able to throw a baby shower for our sweet friend the fabulous Becky Kimball. We went with a neon theme and had a really fun time putting all the details together...

I first created the invitation (above)  to set the tone... we then got to getting all the details for the party

I had seen some similar jars on pinterest so I started collecting food jars and then created these animal lid toppers (I'll do a full tutorial later)...

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Daughter/Son of a King Digital File

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So a few weeks ago my friend the lovely Amy asked me to create this quote as a printable for her daughters baptism and blessing. It turned out so cute. I've had so much response to it I decided to sell it as a digital file for those that are interested. It prints out very large on a 24x36 engineering print (it costs $3.59 to print...so affordable!) The actual lettering is about a 19x27 inch size. It has a large chalkboard border so you can cut it to fit the frame you choose. Ikea has one that fits it perfectly.

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To purchase the Daughter/Son of a King Digital Download:

1- Go ahead and pay $5 via venmo

PLEASE SPECIFY IF YOU WANT THE "DAUGHTER" OR "SON" VERSION

2- I will email you with a specific link for you to download the file

3- You can print anywhere you like, but Staples will print it as an engineering file for $3.59. Just go online to Staples Engineering Prints page and upload the file. Then you can pick it up at your local staples store.

4- It has a large chalkboard border around it so you can cut it to fit a standard frame. Ikea sells one that is about 19x27 inches and it fits perfectly.

Amy was kind enough to share these photos (below) of the finished print. And are you dying how cute Gretas room is! You can see a tour here