Party - Christmas Eve 2009

A tree branch from the yard and a few birds stitched up made for something different on the table.

The menu was stamped and printed and the crackers were last years crackers refilled and covered.

I think the menu worked out quite well this year, well I enjoyed it.

Penny Doll

For a three year old. I tried to capture her vibe in this fun doll.

Christmas Cards for class

I scanned this drawing and printed out individual cards for the class and J wrote on each one. 

He did very well I think.

Christmas Pudding Cards

Every year I make Christmas Puddings for gifts.

2008 - Red Rudolph Pudding Company
2009 - Black/neutral vintage stamps

Celebration - Paris Theme Dinner Party

Some pink peonies and a black and white theme for a luncheon, young ladies party or baby shower...

Plenty of ideas to work off here, but more later.

Party- Legoland

This party was loads of fun.
We had just been given boxes and boxes of Lego and it was a great way to get the pieces sorted! 

The invitations were from the Lego website.

I printed and painted Lego signs and made flags in the Lego colours to decorate the yard.

The lunch boxes were used to hold the drinks and cups for the fruit salad and the meatballs in baked tortillas.

The giant Lego truck was used to hold the load of ice cream cone cakes (which were decorated by the children since it was a Lego party)

I laminated Lego placemats (lots available on the Lego website) and used red, yellow and blue balloons for the table decorations.

There were not many games needed, the Lego was plenty. 

I had set up different building zones/tables for Lego...castles, western fort, city roads and vehicles, pirates, home buildings and create your own. 

The instructions were available if anyone wanted them and prizes were given out to all those children who made anything at all.

We did play some outside games, but soon ran out of time. Lego is a wonderful thing to occupy little minds.

Fabric Collage Craft

Using leftover fabric to glue on card is fun.

The Party Tree

This is what we call the Party Tree.

I made the Party tree out of plywood, finished a white paint finish.

We use it for birthdays, Christmas, Easter, etc and decorate it in many different ways...

This was on mothers day last year.

Recycling old T shirts

Some old Tshirt prints used for reverse applique.

A card for a musical friend at Christmas.

Sesame Street Train Cake

We couldn't decide which cake to make...a Sesame Street cake or a train, so we mixed the two together and made it a train going to Sesame Street.

Jam rolls, square sponge, chocolate buttons, finger biscuits, clinkers made this cake an easy and fast one not to mention tasty.

This train could be adapted to any theme that the children are into.