Thursday, November 18, 2010
Thanks again to Sherry Heck for all of the amazing photos (the first one of Graham is my absolute favorite!!).
Striped cups, straws, popcorn bags: Hey Yo Yo
Novelty toys, balloons, darts: US Toy
Marquee sign: Homemade with lights from Target & chalkboard paint
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
I am so excited to be sharing all of the pictures from Graham's County Fair party! I was really thrilled with the day despite the major hiccup of having to un-invite most of Graham's preschool class due to torrential rains and not enough room in our house to host an additional 15 kiddos & their families. Weather is usually very predictable at the end of October in the Bay Area and after 4 years of lovely outdoor parties, I never imagined it would rain on his big day. I watched the weather all week alternating between doubting and cursing the weatherman. When things still looked bad on Saturday morning, I knew I needed to scramble and figure out how to make some usable outdoor space. I found some heavy plastic sheeting (we had access to tarps, but I didn't want the blue tone to affect the pictures) at Home Depot. With help from my very patient husband & his friend, we managed to cover our small deck off the living room (thank you, staple gun), so my vision of outdoor games, popcorn maker and straw bale photo booth could be realized. In the end, it all worked out perfectly - the rain added to the ambience of the party and it was nice to have a more smaller, more intimate group - and no one complained about all of the left over goodies!
Next up - fun & games!
Photography - Sherry Heck
Invitation & CD label design - Becca of Birthday Girl
Baked Goods - Cakewalk Baking
Bunting, cake bunting & prize ribbons - homemade with vintage tablecloth & ribbon.
Ferris wheel - vinatge found at Summer Cottage Antiques
Salt water taffy & marshmallow ice cream cones - Old Time Candy
Wooden forks & corndog trays - Webstaurant Store
Burlap favor bags - Gifts International
Farm animal onsies - homemade with Avery iron-transfers
Saturday, November 6, 2010
Thursday, November 4, 2010
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
I am so excited to have pictures from Graham's party featured on Amy Atlas today! Stay tuned for more fabulous pictures from Sherry Heck and sources for all the goodies. A very special thank you to Becca of Birthday Girl for creating the amazing invites & cd labels (she is offering design services now!) and for her generous help on the day of the party.