In the past our daughter has insisted her birthday party be about dress-up and princesses and tea parties, which is all well and good, but frankly it’s not really my thing. Each year I’d hope for a literary or science theme (cause that’s how I roll), then gracefully support our daughter’s desire for pink and […]
The round-up of decorations from this year’s birthday extravaganza continues. To see all the birthday party posts, please click here. Growing up, the Spritzer family had a special glass platter (with etched hearts!) that came out for birthday celebrations. My daughter and I thought it would be fun to recreate this tradition, while adding a […]
The round-up of decorations from this year’s birthday extravaganza continues. To see all the birthday party posts, please click here. We had such fun making the party decorations for this year’s birthday extravaganza! These simple, festive chandeliers were easy to make, fashioned out of ribbon remnants and embroidery hoops from our local craft supplies resale […]
What do you do when you live in a very small house, can’t predict the weather, and your daughter has many close friends? Why, host two birthday parties, of course! (That way, no matter the weather, everyone will fit!) Thankfully, the weather cooperated and we had two super-special days in a row. Oh, we feel […]
Oh, dear. It’s that time of the year: nonstop talk about our daughter’s upcoming birthday. Do forgive me. What can I say? It’s what we’re occupied with right now. We’re slowly, slowly finishing the multitude of projects strewn throughout the house. Watercolored thank you note cards are made, stacked, and ready to be written. Candy […]
Birthday preparations are underway. The house is covered in half-finished projects, in various states of disarray. But we’re getting ready, and we’re very excited, and we have so much to do! More soon.
This may look like a Valentine’s Day project–and, yes, it certainly could be!–but in our house these adorable crayon hearts are for a certain little girl’s birthday party at the end of the month! These melted crayon hearts are super simple to make and a great reuse project for any old, broken crayons you have […]