Gold Party Decorations

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Party decorations

Gold Party Decorations This summer my daughter graduated from primary school.  She’s my youngest, so this really feels like the end of an era.  I made most of the decorations for the party, many of which I have previously blogged about. The venue of the party is the school itself, which has a decidedly institutional in feel.  And the budget … Read More

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Printable gift wrap using photos

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Printable Gift Wrap A number of Abbis friends had birthdays just before the end of summer term, and the girls were all going their own separate ways after the holidays.  Abbi has had so many memories with these girls (and nothing happens in our house without me whipping out the camera!)  – so I thought it would be nice to … Read More

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Make Your Own Posters

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Ideas to make your own posters

Make Your Own Posters Two years ago, I used architect prints (also know as engineering prints) to decorate my sons leaving party. They are a very effective and astonishingly cheap way to decorate for a large space. I was asked to do the same for Abbis leavers party a few weeks ago. To make your own posters, you need high resolution images (at … Read More

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Birthday Banner DIY

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Birthday Banner DIY Last year, two of Abbis friends had a roller disco party.  “Wear neon” was the request.  Here at Paint Sew Glue Chew Towers we don’t need to be asked twice to break out the headache inducing colours. So birthday banner and gift wrap were themed accordingly. As an alternative to birthday cards, we made a bright scroll birthday banner … Read More

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Thankyou Letter

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Thankyou Letter

Thankyou Letter Earlier this month, it was my sons birthday.  He turned 13.  A teenager. To be fair he has been practicing for this roll for at least 2 years.  In my 13 years as a parent, I have been made well aware: Teenagers like hard cash. They do not like writing thankyou letters. As I am still in charge … Read More

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