DIY Pink Flamingo Birthday Party Decorations & Free Printable Templates


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Sunshine girl asked for flamingo decorations for her birthday party this year. Our walls are scattered with a flock of flamingos and I’m going to share with you a free set of printable templates to make your own flock. FIVE. How can we be celebrating her fifth birthday already? A flamingo theme isn’t surprising, since sunshine […]

April 4, 2018

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star First Birthday Party (with FREE Printables)


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Somehow, the baby turned ONE in May. To celebrate we did a Twinkle Twinkle Little Star party. Her decorations were very simple. Lights These Paper Star string lights were a simple addition to set a ‘twinkling’ mood for the party. Entryway Picture Wall A picture wall welcomed guests in the entryway. It was fun to pick out our favorite […]

June 8, 2017

Kids Football Themed Birthday Party Decorations


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In October, our oldest turned 6. A sports fan fanatic at heart, it was not surprising he wanted a football-themed birthday party. We were a little behind in planning his party, so we were grateful he picked a low-maintenance theme we could actually deliver. Invitations Two weeks before the desired party date I scrambled to […]

January 17, 2017

A Ballerina Themed 3 Year Old Birthday – Ballerina Birthday Decorations


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We celebrated our daughter’s third birthday last month. It was a lovely time with both sides of our family. By request, her party decorations were ballerina-themed. The banner below was created using a chalkboard banner I received as a gift. You can find this similar product at JoAnn Fabrics. The ballerina image is a free […]

April 6, 2016

A Ballerina 3 Year Old Birthday: A Homemade Ballerina Birthday Cake


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Our 3 year old girl loves to twirl. I think she spends a quarter of her day spinning. So, when she saw one video of a ballerina, she was hooked. This made it no surprise that she wanted a ballerina birthday cake. Order one, right? Wrong. We have food allergies in our family and have trouble finding a bakery […]

March 28, 2016