Marley's Thank You photo on Flip Flop holder

Birthday Season – Round 1 Part 3

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It’s been a couple weeks since the mayhem that was Marley’s 11th Hawaiian Birthday party. I think I’ve recovered! 16 girls on one house is very loud!!

To continue with the theme of the party – and because I had a ton of flowers left over – I created a little picture frame for the group shot I took during the party. Marley used the back to write a personal thank you note to each of her guests.

Marley's Hawaiian Thank You Photo Gift

Included in each goody bag (and also what prompted the idea in the first place) were these cute little place card holders I found at Pier1 Imports in their Clearance section.

Flip Flop place card holders from Pier1

They came in 4 different colours. Cute, right?

This is what it looks like all together.

Marley's Thank You photo on Flip Flop holder

Now that Marley’s birthday is officially celebrated and over with I can turn my attention to the next one … sigh.

Come back tomorrow for more birthday ideas.

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Birthday Season – Round 1 Part 2

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Welcome to another Make It Monday!

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You may be coming here from Lisa’s site where she is Springing forward with a fun handmade embellishment. If you are starting here then at the end of this post I will have a link to another site where you can continue your journey until you circle back to Lisa.

A couple weeks ago I shared how I like to use my Silhouette Cameo to create custom birthday party invitations and decor – you can see that post here. Today I want to share my best party tips and some photos from my eldest’s Hawaiian themed party. Continue reading »

Minecraft Party Pack – Scrapping Our Stash Blog Hop

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Welcome to another Scrapping Our Stash Blog Hop!

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You should be arriving here from Ruth’s blog but if not, no worries. Just follow the link at the end of this post to keep hopping and eventually you’ll circle all the way back to me. :)

Today I am sharing a Minecraft Birthday Pack that I made as a Silent Auction item for my daughters’ PAC Parent Dance this weekend.  Continue reading »

What’s With This Planner Craze?

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Welcome to another Make it Monday Blog Circle! Today we are helping you GET ORGANIZED!

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You may have arrived here from Melissa’s blog but if not, no worries, I’ll give you another link at the bottom of this post and you can follow it until you circle back to me! Melissa is showing us how to keep a collection of photos together to scrap later with Photoshop Elements Organizer.

Are you wondering what the big deal is with the latest craze in Scrapbooking – The Planner? Today I am sharing my thoughts, ideas and some creative inspiration for you.

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Aloha Hawaiian Birthday party invitations

Make It Monday – Birthday Season Round 1

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Make it Monday - February

Welcome to another Make It Monday!

You may have arrived here from Gina’s blog. GinaZee has been MIA until MIM. What has she been up to? UPcycling for sure, but what else? She made a card for her Valentine out of bits and pieces. Check it out by clicking the link.

As for me, I am taking you to Gina’s home turf with my little contribution! Continue reading »

*Giveaway Alert!* Practically Perfect Planners

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** Update: Winner Winner!**

Thank you to everyone who left a comment. It sounds like we are all in the same boat, organizationally at least! After plugging in the names of everyone who commented, the winner of a spot in Cara’s Practically Perfect Planner class is …

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RORI!! Congratulations! I’ll be sending your information over to Cara so expect an email from her soon! See you in class!

Several weeks ago my friend (and fellow Canuck – props to the Red and White!) Cara Vincens of The Hooting Pirate, allowed me an advanced peek at her new class that starts on Monday. It’s called Practically Perfect Planners and believe me when I say that I couldn’t jump fast enough at the opportunity to learn how to make my planner work FOR me rather than against me!

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