Throwing my daughter Emden’s first birthday party was so much fun! It was so nice to be able to use some pink for a change which is one of the reasons I went with a watermelon theme! We had a great time with family and friends and I can’t wait until the next one!
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For my friend Izzy’s shower, I wanted to create some bridal shower decorations that she could use in her home later if she wanted to. This vintage and rustic wreath not only looked great as a focal point for the food table, but will also look fabulous on their door, [...]
When hosting a party, we usually have it in the afternoons since our kids go to bed early. I always try to provide a mixture of sweets and salts and a few healthy options. I didn’t want to go entirely with watermelon flavored food otherwise everything would taste the same, just be [...]
I wanted to do something fun for the girls coming to Emden’s party, so I decided to make some watermelon hair clips. They make the perfect take home gift for a watermelon party and they’re pretty easy to make if you have 20 minutes to an hour of time to devote to them (the [...]
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I absolutely LOVE how this flower turned out! It looks so pretty and was the perfect focal point of a shower gift for my friend Izzy’s vintage bridal shower. I can’t wait to make some more of these for a different project.
Supplies: coffee filters hot glue tea Game Plan: [...]
I wanted to put a little bit of effort into decorating for the party, but I didn’t want to spend a ton of time or very much money, so this is one of the decorations I decided to make for the party.
Supplies: red, pink, black and green paper or card stock [...]
What’s a party without games or activities? For my daughter Emden’s first year birthday I decided to just do one activity since well, she wouldn’t be able to participate in any of them anyway. If you’re planning your watermelon party in the summer, one easy game would be a seed spitting [...]
This past month, we celebrated my daughter Emden’s first birthday with a watermelon theme. What’s a party without cookies? I couldn’t resist making these cute little watermelon sugar cookies.
Ingredients: sugar cookies with green food coloring pink icing mini chocolate chips Game Plan:
1. Make some sugar cookie dough and add in some green [...]
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I think it is probably safe to say any makeover deserves a repost, am I right?
We got this dresser off of Craigslist for just $40. She’s a beaut, right? Well, maybe not when we got her, but after a bit of work, she’s as good as new.
When we [...]
I was so excited to make these for Emden’s watermelon birthday party, but time got away from me so my mom and Jeff ended up making them for me while I attended to other party stuff! Look at what a great job they did! These were the first treats to go at [...]