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1  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Free Jeans into Doormat on: May 29, 2012 10:38:46 PM
Cute! Hope you know you can get massive fines for taking clothes from near Salvo bins!
2  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: The Squirrel's End miniature goblin pub *Warning: bazillion pics* on: May 02, 2012 12:10:46 AM
This is one of the coolest things ever. I LOOOOVE the gum under the table. That is real attention to detail.
Well done!
3  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Party Planning / WOODLAND TWIN 1st BDAY!!! on: February 11, 2012 07:07:48 AM
So it has been over 18 months since I posted. Had two little people keeping me too busy to really craft much, but I did decide to throw them, by Australian standards, a fair sized 1st bday bash.
Little man spent a couple of months in hospital, so to me it was even more important to celebrate a birthday we thought he might never make!

It took me ages to come up with a gender neutral theme. I decided on woodland theme and tried for weeks to draw my own invites, but failed miserably. I browsed the web and came up with a shadow idea, and then the background came from my love of mushrooms.

So the invites were born!!

Im wishing we had hired a photographer. The thing im saddest about is not really having many photos.
The desserts table! The most important thing!!

Some of the things on it were...

Turtle cupcakes!

Woodland berry jelly.. this was all natural.. so the littles one could enjoy too.

Rabbit food (carrotcake cupcakes)

Owl cupcakes

Flower meadow (timtam cake pops)

Mushroom cookies


Deer poo! (mango covered chocolate)

My daughters cake.
Gluten free Dairy Free Orange and Almond cake with an almond butterless buttercream!

My sons cake
Lime Buttercream Madeira Cake
The mushrooms and carrots were made out of fondant, there are edible rocks and the figurines are Schleich. They will be getting them back when they are a little older Smiley

There was also little tiramisus in glasses, snakes on cupcakes and a chocolate fountain as my "Mud swamp"

To decorate we got 100 helium red and white polka dot. I had to import them from UK! We hired a local hall in the forest and had around 60 adults and 25 kids come.
I made the tissue balls from the Martha Stewart website.. man tissue paper is expensive in australia!
For table cloths I went to our local party hire and got their cheapest table cloths ($2) and got a roll of 20 metres of wrapping paper in red and white polka dot and cut it to lenght to dress them up.
Happy birthday sign came from vistaprint and it was FREEEEEEEEEEEEE with just $8 shipping.
There are also butterflies we made that we dont have pics of, and we copied the animals from the invites to black contact and cut them out. We stuck those on walls randomly.
Found some red lanters and drew polka dots on them with a white posca.
I made both their tshirts too!

They had a great day, considering they had both had bronchitis and tonsillitis that week it was a wonder they made it to their own bday!

Blowing out candles...


4  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Ugly old night tables get a new life! on: August 06, 2011 07:54:23 AM
I rarely post on here these days.. but I wanted to take the time to come in and say great stuff!
What an awesome refurb! You should be massively proud!
5  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: an infinitely improbable hoop on: May 05, 2011 11:22:38 PM
Love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
6  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Leather Clutches with Skeleton Keys! on: April 27, 2011 10:04:03 PM
I want them all!!!
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Some Ruffly Goodness!! on: April 15, 2011 06:55:29 PM
Love it!! love the colour!!! It makes me wish I was a girlie girl and had the shape to get away with something so feminine!!
8  COOKING / Dessert / Re: Baby Shower Cupcakes on: April 12, 2011 01:43:39 AM
I just had a BS for my boy girl twins and I would have been over the moon to recieve those!!!
9  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: I-spy a monster on: April 09, 2011 06:13:07 AM
I WANT one of these!!
10  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Drop Bear & Love Koalaaa on: August 27, 2010 09:18:54 PM
That dropbear is one of the coolest frigging things ever!!!! I always have fun spreading that story around  Grin
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