‘You Are My Sunshine’ Birthday – DIY Bird and Sunshine Garland


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In March, we celebrated our daughter’s second birthday. The house was decorated with a ‘You Are My Sunshine’ photo birthday banner, strung using patterned paper covered clothes pins. To brighten things up a bit, we made a few strings of bird and sunshine garland using patterned scrapbook paper and thread. Patterns: Bird: free, printable bird and wing pattern (MG Party Impressions blog) Sunshine: […]

April 9, 2015

‘You Are My Sunshine’ Birthday – DIY ‘You Are My Sunshine’ Photo Birthday Banner


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Our daughter turned TWO on Sunday. She is fun, sweet and joyful – full of curiosity, and quirky humor. She is a delight to be around and we are blessed by her every single day. Before she was born, I bought her a sign for her wall that said “You Are My Sunshine” for her bedroom wall. And […]

March 16, 2015

‘You Are My Sunshine’ Birthday – DIY Quick and Easy Patterned Paper Covered Clothes Pins


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I recently made a photo banner for our daughter’s ‘You Are My Sunshine’ birthday party. I wanted to hang the photos using clothes pins, but after hanging them up, I found the black and white photos and tan clothes pins looked a little drab. I decided to use some of the bright-colored paper used on […]

March 13, 2015

A Laid-back Open House Couples Shower


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Together with my mother-in-law and sister-in-law, I was privileged to host a couples wedding shower over Easter weekend.  The shower was for my niece, Brittni, and her fiancé, Justin – such a fun couple! It was our pleasure to celebrate with them as they prepare for their big day! Justin had never met most of Brittni’s MN family […]

May 23, 2014