When at first you don’t succeed…

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Ribbon and a fake pumpkin….. yup.  I like it.  But it did not start that way.  Sometimes I have this idea and I think, that will look great.  Then I try it.  Below is my first attempt.

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Hummmm, this looked better in my head than it did in real life.  So, I didn’t give up.  I just took it apart and tried something else.

There’s a moral in there somewhere.

 

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Birthday in the Park

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Fun and games with the birthday boy turning double digits.  Games, play, costumes, searching for gems, pulled pork sliders and picnic food.  What fun!

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The birthday boy and his “crew” prepare for battle.

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First game of Kid Kubb goes to the little ones.

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“Wind” blows

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The “Shadow” knows

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“Fire” crackles

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“Death” ….scary

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Mom and Dad still have the energy to smile after hosting such a full energy bash.

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The birthday boy dabs out.

I am Lightening

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Birthday party costume — crafting fun

A quick trip though a fabric store (silver material) and a scrapbooking department (for two sheets of glitter paper) was all I needed for this terrifying costume.

I already had the plastic nails (doesn’t everyone), and only needed to paint the nail part silver.

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What took the longest was drawing out lightening bolts and cutting them from the two glitter papers stuck together.  I did all sizes of bolts.  Two bolts were connected to a ring, which secured the cape.

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Small lightening bolts were taped onto an old bracelet.

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The hardest part was making the earrings, which I combined with crystals to add some extra sparkle.

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The crowning glory (pun intended) was three bolts punched and woven with a sparkle pipe cleaner around an old plastic tiara.  We all have those lying around, right?

I dressed in black and had a blast (there’s another pun for ya) at the party.

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