Cars Birthday Party

When you have a 3 year old who cannot get enough of cars you knid of knowww what theme you are going to choose for him.

Throw him a Cars party!!!!!!!!

Works like a charm! 😉

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I had the most amazing time planning and throwing this party!!! And like any parent my focus was to achieve more visual appeal with little effort! I simply hate the stress and how the moments which are actually meant for you and your little one are lost in cakes and cookies and cake pops!

I am not willing to pay that price! But I am not looking to question or sacrifice the aesthetics! So I was left with the hardest task of all. To find the fine balance!!!!

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On the dessert table my favorite was the cupcakes adorned with cutest 2 min flag I glued to the stick and plop there you go!

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These chalkboard cuties are a must for all my dessert tables! I looove the fun they add to it!

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And whats a cars party without some repair!!!! 😀 I set up this cute donut repair station!! Not that they needed any! So kids went creative and some did cupcakes and some just helped themselves to the repairing stuff!! 😀

hey no rules!

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Oreo stack was an absolute hit! It was the perfect muching between the games they would come and grab and go back to the game zone!

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The other absolute party hit was this Nutella Freak shake!!!! It was the first thing everyone reached for on the table! It was suuuuuper delicious and oh so fun!! The recipe will be on the blog soon so watch out for that!

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Here is how I did it:

5 Ingredient Dessert table

  1. The Cake: I opted for a 3D cake! I saved some bucks and did it myself!! You can either go for a custom cake or simple butter frosting cake with some cute cake toppers!! If you are going for a simpler less demanding cake you need to set them on the pedastel so they shine! a.k.a the cake stand!

  2. The Cupcakes: Evvvvvery dessert table needs cupcakes!! Coz evvvvvvvveryone loves the!! So some eaaasy chocolate frosting and some easy cupcakes recipe! If you want to take the simpler road just use the same batter for your cake, and if you are not baking the cake you can buy some packadged ones and dress them up in your frosting!!

  3. The decor:I set up a Decorating table!!! Kids aaaddddddore decorating their cupcakes!!! They looooooove the decorating! So i just popped in some mnms some sprinkles and donuts!!! To decorate!!!

  4. The star: Add some fun! The star of this table was this Nutella Freak Shakes!!! Eveery one just grabbbbbbed them!! As soon as they could and they were a suuuper hit!!!

  5. The munchies: Pre packaged cookies for munching!!!How awesome is that!! And oreos fit right into my theme!!! Who can say no to them!?

So there you go! 5 ingredient dessert table!

I have to say it was a gorgeous evening!!!! With family and food and games and fun and looooots of laughter! Exactly how  a party should be!! :):) Minus all the stress!! 😀

Easy Snow White Birthday Party

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Already 7!!!!

Before you know it your little girls are out of fairy tales and there is no more princessy dresses or tiaras or pixie dust in our lives!!!

For this reason I celebrated a 7 yr old party a snow white themed party!!

I used the minimum decor to deliver the theme. If you read my birthday posts before like the Jungle Party! or the Princess Party you would know I am a do-the-whole-dessert-table-and-the-decor-and-the-food kind of person. Which is needless to say overwhelming!!

 

For this reason I created the birthday mood board Snow white birthday party planning. To keep the party planning in check!! The goal was to create maximum effect the easiest way possible and have fun!!!!!

I am proud to say we achieved both goals! The party was suuuuuper fun!! and not at all stressfull!!

Here are some pointers:

ARRANGE FOR THE FOOD:

if you want to enjoy your little ones day! Try to stay out of the kitchen! Cater or ask for help with aunts and grannys. You will be tooo grateful and everyoone else will love to chip in!

Arrange someone for the games:

Ideally hire the party host! There is nothing more fun for tweens than the party games!! Not only grown ups the little ones enjoy allot. Make sure to keep on hand some extra favor bags to spice up the games.

Deliver theme from Decor:

Rely more on decor than on food to deliver the theme. Customized cookies and cupcakes are not only more expensive thay are also more time consuming If you take the task upon yourself. Keeping the dessert table basic and bringing more drama with the garland or the colors is simple and effective!

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Just Enjoy the party!!!!

DIY Canvas light art

DSC_4857If you followed my daughters room makeover process!! on my wishlist was a light art project! View more of my moodboard here!!! And the complete room makeover is here and here!

For this DIY I had on my hand some canvas and some ferry lights and I had to make them work!!!

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  1. Mix up the paint color of your choice. I used the color I used for the colorblock wall!! It was bit tough to work with! But It turned out fine.
  2. Considering I was using wall paint on canvas for an easy application i used this foam brush thing! It gave much cleaner application and was very east to use!

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3. Next I used a pencil to sketch the letters. The font I used was a double lettered font. I drew a line in the middle and on that I dotted around 1 inch apart. That is where I wanted to insert ferry lights.

4. To punch holes I used this screwdriver! Make sure you count the dots carefully to avoid any awkward gaps! I used two ferry light strings of 100 bulbs. So I divided equally 200 dots for the holes!

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5. Start punching!

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This is what it looked like when I punched all the dots. Now I had 200 evenly dsitributed holes!

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6. Insert the ferry light bulbs!!!

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For finishing I just traced the outlines with a gold marker! ANd Ta-daaaa!!!

My easy DIY light up canvas art!!

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Let me know what you think!!!

DIY Girls bedroom makeover: reveal

Finally the day of reveal is here!!

There are always days which feel like its never gonna happen, deadlines that are missed, and projects that go oh-so-wrong!!

But nothing compares to the swellness of a finished polished room.. I am proud to present the room it was before and the room it is now..

Here is the before look for you…

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For the before comlete post and the moodboard follow here and here

But here we are

TA-DAAAAA…..

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A colorblocked wall room in the softestet shades of pinks and pastels!!!!!!!!

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This was a looooong and a very exciting project for me! It was full of DIYs and allllot of changes. The idea was to create a girly space with the minimum expense. The bed was the same needed but was asking for a major!!! headboard update. I first intended to make a fluffy headboard by sticking some fun fabric to it. (coz it was leather everything stuck beautifully) after trying a couple of opotion and couple of hours of sticking it didnt work. The headboard looked messy and less than inviting.. So for a cleaner space i draped these gorgeous dhurries over it to tie up the whole color scheme. I love how it adds character and the flufy thing becomes the centerpiece.. another easy DIY

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First step of the transformation was ofcourse paint! I had to create a feature wall and for the whole process check out my post DIY Feature Wall : Color block wall . I am sure you will enjoy the glitches and the love this wall recieved.

So if you checked out my moodboard I had on my list

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I added lots of fun tassles and

For the side tables I added a geometric garden stool on one end and on the other I used this rtretrieved entertainment unit and gave it a coat of paint.. nAd I had plenty of storage and a home for all the pretty cupcake pillows and books and with the net hanging it turned into my daughters favorite reading nook!!!

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These floating shelves for books are not actually from ikea.. well technically they are. When we moved to this house we bought a toddler bed for our daughter. On a whim y hussband bought this queen bed as well and suddenly there was no room for a toddler bed and it sat in pieces and logs under our bed for a long time gathering dust.When I saw those amazing floating shelves, it hit me the sides of the toddler bed could be used to the same purpose. My husband bought some L shape things (levers i guess dont know what they are called :D) and he attached the sides of the beds to the wall so it could work as the floating book shelf and can house the books that our little one own.

So these floating shelves practically cost me a dollar I guess!!!!

Not bad!!!!! (pat on the back)

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My favourtie feature has to be the mint whimsical star pillow with the pom poms!!!! I am in love with it !!! its just tooooo cuuuute!!!!!

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The bedding is an old gift I don’t have the brand of it. The net hanging is from ikea and it has been upgraded with the tassles!!!

The paper lanterns are from Daiso and so is that heart garland!

The fur hanging over the bed is a DIY as well which is soon to be published!!!

SO here it is.. The first series of my DIY girl’s bedroom makeover! Part 2 which showcases the rest of the room will follow soon. And the rest of the series is all the DIYs that I am so excited to share!!girls bedroom makeover 22

Would love to hear from you guy! leave in the comment below In your opinion

What is the best feature of the room ?