I'm one of those complete Type A personalities when it comes to everything. (like you didn't already know that if you are reading my blog!) So of course I have myself all excited and planning all types of DIY projects and cute things for Brayden's first birthday. Yes, it is 2 months away but i'd rather take my time and have fun with it. I have a list of all the things I'm doing from cake to cupcakes, home made photoshop invitations, banners, balloon wreaths, personalized cupcake toppers, diy cupcake tower, personalized labels, special treats/snacks and so on. Hey a kid is only ONE once right!? It's great b/c all these projects give me a creative outlet and let this frugal mom save some money at the same time!
So far I got done my bunting! I did two long strands about 14 feet each that are double sided card stock laced with ribbon. I'm going to hang them in the living room from side to side. I think they turned out adorable! The theme for his party is animals and I'm doing all the colors to match the cake plates and napkins in aqua/turquoise, lime green and orange. The paper has different patterns and prints and happened to be all the colors that I needed. I found a card stock book at the craft store SUPER cheap and I already had the ribbon so it was a great way to go!
More pics and details to come as I get things done/made! I LOVE PARTY PLANNING!! I'm for hire if anyone wants me :)