Aviator Baby

Airplane Baby announcement sweet nothings design Pilot birth announcementAirplane birth announcement sweet nothings designLast week I did this birth announcement for a good friend. Her hubby is a pilot and the nursery has an airplane theme. So it seemed like a perfect fit to do an aviator baby announcement for them. Check out his cute little knitted aviator cap. Is that what it’s called? Thanks Majors! It was a fun little project : )

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Six and the Sweetie

Candy theme party Invitation Sweet nothings designCandy theme party Invitation Sweet nothings designLong time no post! I’ve haven’t posted in awhile and I’m playing some serious catch up in the next week. I’m still doing a project a week but haven’t posted them! Slacker! Yes I know but the good thing is that you’ll soon see all the goodies I’ve been working on!

So…my baby turned 6 at the end of May. We threw her a modest little party at home.  I just couldn’t wait until one of my girls turned sweet 16 for a candy themed party so instead I did a sweet to be 6 theme! I wrapped the invites with candy buttons and sent them on their way. It was the perfect little party invite for my sweetest girl! She’s so cute, she even got gangsta on it when she stuffed her face with cupcakes! PEACE!

ALL SKATE!

Invitation party planning winter birthday party glitter blue sweet nothings design shari forsFor my 5th project I was asked to plan a party for a friend’s little girl’s birthday. She’s having an ice skating party so I went in 2 different directions a glittery glam skate party and a vintage winter skate party. Starting with the glittery glam skate party.

A. Sparkly party hats

B. Pom pom snow balls as decor

C. Tutus that each girl will make to skate in and take home

D. Rock candy for the kids that decorate the table

E. Cupcakes in glitter linings

F. Snowflake table runner

G. Finally a glittery invite designed by me to go with the party.

vintage skate party invitation sweet nothings design shari fors For the second option I created a vintage ice skating party mood board…

A. Cotton Snowball garland hanging everywhere

B. snow pine cones as part of the decor on the tables

C. DIY snow globes that all the kids will make and take home

D. Melting snowman cookies

E. A craft paper vintage invite by yours truly

F. And finally cake pop snowballs.

I can’t wait to create the final party. Stay tuned to see which party they went with!

Happy New Ideas!

Project 52 sweet nothings design DIY craftsSo I’m back betches! And mama has some big plans for the new year! Of course I have all of the same resolutions as everyone else…lose weight, get healthy, wake up earlier, be kinder, volunteer, clean more, get out of debt and save money. However, I’ve decided not to declare any of those things. Instead I’ve decided to focus my energy on something that I’ve been thinking about for awhile. This year my goal is to complete 1 project per week. Hence the brilliant title Project 52! Ok it’s not brilliant but whatevs. What makes me declare such an ambitious thing? I’m so glad you asked! I have so many ideas that I don’t take the time to actually sit down and complete. Then the ideas are just left swimming around in my head, being sad and uncreated. They want to be created and I’m just the girl to do it. Also I’m tired of saying to myself I can make that! So this year I’m putting my money where my mouth is and doing it!

PS. Do you think I can count this post as project #1? HA! Fine, project #1 coming soon!

Kinda Famous

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Howdy Yall! So last week my work was featured on another blog. An amazing blog…ruffled. I’m so excited! Please go check out the original post to see Erin + Jason’s unique and beautiful wedding! I’m very honored to be a part of such a wonderful event. Good Job Erin + Jason and congrats! The beautiful photos were taken by Katherine O’brien. For fun I whipped up some thank you postcards featuring this great photography. Thanks again, Erin + Jason, ruffled and Katherine O’brien.

ANGRY BIRDS. HAPPY BIRTHDAY.

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We love angry birds at our house. If you don’t know about Angry Birds you should seriously check them out! We had Gabby’s birthday party at Pump it Up and they provide the invites and paper products so there wasn’t much left for me to do creatively. Then I came across these awesome cupcakes at the crafting chicks, When I showed Gabby and she loved them! Her favorite angry bird is the black bomb bird! So I made that one specially for her! They turned out great and her party was a huge success. As much as I love throwing the kids parties and making them adorably coordinated sometimes having it somewhere is so worth the stress saver. Also enjoy this awesome real life Angry Birds Game

Sneak Peek…

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A small preview of one of my favorite projects. Tomorrow is the big day for one of my favorite Brides. This project turned out awesome. So I’m giving shout out to Erin + Jason, their wedding is tomorrow. May you have beautiful weather and a long + happy life together. I will debut their entire wedding stationery along with some pics (wink, wink Erin) in another couple of weeks. Happy Friday!

PS. The engagement pic at the top was from Katherine O’brien an awesome photographer. So if you live in Austin you should give ‘er a ring!

Happy Anniversary

sweet nothings design shari fors invitation mexico wedding partyYesterday was our 4th anniversary. I was sick yesterday and not able to post anything. So this is our belated anniversary post so move over Will and Kate! 4 years ago I married my best friend in Mexico and happy to say that we’ve been together 11 years. We were just kids when we met and now 3 kids, 2 cats and 1 dog later here we are! I love you and this was the best day ever.

Isn’t it Romantic?

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Last year I designed a wedding invitation for my cousin’s wedding. They were married at the landmark center in St. Paul and wanted an invite that reflected the venue. So I designed an invite with a romantic and vintage feel. My favorite part of this invite was the wax seal. I love that you have to break it to see the rest of the invite. Although I loved the wax seal, it was no small task to produce 180 of them. Yikes! Ouch! There are places that sell glue seals that mimic wax seals, but where’s the fun in that? Thanks Michelle & Steven for the opportunity do something different and fun!

Gray & Yellow! Gray & Yellow!

shari fors sweet nothings design invitations invites parties baby shower gray yellow themes stationery stationarySpring is here! So in honor of Wiz Khalifa and all the spring babies, I’ve created this cute Gray + Yellow Baby shower mood board. This shower is so cute I might just get preggers just to have it for myself! I kid, I kid. 3 children are plenty for us, right honey? So the line up for getting said adorable party goes a little something like this…

1. Invite – Designed by me! email me to order

2. Make Yummy lemon cupcakes with Yellow cupcake liners

3. Set up a cute display wall with the happy couple’s own baby pics matted with cute yellow patterned paper. Image inspiration from here

4. Adorable retro drinking straws with lemon slices on water glasses! Get the straws here

5. Finally deck the ceiling with pom-poms, my friend Martha taught me and she can teach you Image from here