Mar 31, 2009
If you are in the LA area and are a hip parent you don't want to miss this event happening April 25-26 at the LA Convention Center. I attended it last year ( yes, I consider myself a hip parent) and it really is a fun event for both parents & kids. This year however, I will be one of the children's event designers showcasing in the Baby Celebration Party scape exhibit.
Won't say much about my theme. I will try to be secretive about it. FOR ONCE!
We will see how it turns out...or better yet, won't YOU come see?
Mar 30, 2009
Mar 27, 2009
This giveaway is coming to a close at 2400 hours. Thank you to all who have participated in this week long event. If you haven't entered your name, there is still time . All you have to do is visit the IC site and come back here and leave me a comment telling me which children's invitation design you would use for your next little shindig. Now if you want to double your chances to win, please blog about this Fantastic giveaway on your site ( and let me know you did by using Mister.Linky provided here). There will be two drawings at random (one lucky comment & one lucky blogger).The winners can pick any 25 children’s invitations not to exceed $125 per 25 on the IC site. And just in case you think you missed out because your kids party was last month...well don't worry, we thought about you too. Winners will have a year to use their credit.Remember this contest ends today! (2400hours). Winners will be revealed on Monday Morning.
I hope you have enjoyed the week long Invitations inspired party posts here and please take a sec. to check out my GI Joe Inspired board.
Thank you to Invitation Consultants !
Mar 26, 2009
Mar 25, 2009
Do you think they make these invites for 30something year old? When I saw this it reminded me of an old friend of mine, Tausha. We were in our 20's then and skating had become her new thing. She tried for weeks getting me over to her rink. She was pretty good on her skates..I had easily not been in skates for a good 10years so I always took a rain check. Her birthday is coming up in May...wonder if she would be up to dusting off those skates?
Only one way to go with this party. Make it fun and colorful, just like these groovy invites.
Yes, I said GROOVY.
Click on the board to learn more about these items. I esp. love the rainbow cake and those plates are a pretty good match. Don't you think?30something year old or 8 year old ...don't know who would have more fun? But I am guessing the 30year old would have to play some 80's. (oops hope I didn't loose any readers for saying that)
Have you entered the contest?
Mar 24, 2009
This party can be done for a variety of ages. Best of all, it is a cool enough theme for the teen boys (toughest of critics really).
We will however, talk about the fact that if you are hosting your party at the local bowling lanes, you will probably not have to worry about the food.
If you are allowed to bring party food to the bowling alley, you may want to consider these healthyer alternatives.
Now, if retro is not "your thing" and you want to do something out of the frame, you must go see this party .I promise you, it is Brilliant!
now tell me...
Have you entered the Invitations Giveaway?
Mar 23, 2009
The prefect birthday party for the spring or summer. A few possibilities to consider
Dots Pink and White Beverage Napkins
Vichy Green Lunch Napkins
Flower Power Birthday Party and more fun kids' crafts, projects, activities...
Solid Cutlery Sets
Green Pink Dots Dessert Plates,
Polka Dot Chinese Take Out Boxes
Set the tables like flower gardens with bright bouquets of paper flowers . Feast on buggy treats ..fantastic recipes here . Keep your guests entertained by making their own buggy headbands.
The possibilities are ENDLESS, but first things first. GET YOUR INVITATIONS!
Joining the drawing? Here is your info:
The Invitation Consultants have given moi, some fantastic kids invitations to give away to you! All you have to do is visit their site and come back here and leave me a comment telling me which design you would use for your next little shindig. Easy, right?!Right.
Now if you want to double your chances to win, please blog about this Fantastic giveaway on your site and let me know you did so by using Mister.Linky provided here. There will be two drawings at random (one lucky comment & one lucky person that blogs about this contest on their site).The two winners can pick any 25 children’s invitations not to exceed $125 per 25 on the IC site. And just in case you think you missed out because your kids party was last month...well don't worry, we thought about you too. Winners will have a year to use their credit.The contest will starts today Monday 3.23.09 and ends Friday 3.27.09 (11:59pm). Winners will be revealed on the Following Monday Morning.
Mar 21, 2009
Now if you want to double your chances to win, please blog about this Fantastic giveaway on your site ( and let me know you did by using Mister.Linky provided below). There will be two drawings at random (one lucky comment & one lucky blogger).The winners can pick any 25 children’s invitations not to exceed $125 per 25 on the IC site. And just in case you think you missed out because your kids party was last month...well don't worry, we thought about you too. Winners will have a year to use their credit.The contest will start Monday 3.23.09 and end Friday 3.27.09 (11:59pm). Winners will be revealed on the Following Monday Morning.
P.S Bloggers get a head start.To be entered to win in both giveaways., just Blog about this week long event happening here at Little Shindigs on your site and make sure to mention my new friends over at IC.
Don't forget to tell Mister.Linky so we know YOU ARE IN!
Mar 20, 2009
Mar 19, 2009
We inherited "the goose" a few years ago when my daughter was born. Turns out my mother in law has had her for a while. If you have never seen one of these before ( and by that I mean a three foot plastic goose) let me be the one to inform you she is actually a Lamp. Yep! that is right Good looks and Brilliant too! However, she did not come with the tutu, accessories nor top hat..that was all us ( the kids and I). We thought it was only appropriate for her to get dolled up for this Fun table scape.
We had so much fun with this silly goose I forgot the silverware and stemware. Woops...oh well at least the Goose looks FABULOUS and I am hoping, we also made you SMILE!
Happy Tablescape Thursday!
Mar 18, 2009
Glass Slipper Ball - by Shindigsgirl on Polyvore.com
The final pitch for this 5 year olds birthday party. A Princess party...but I call it the Glass Slipper Ball. Very girly with all the Royall settings. Attire: Princess or Princess casual? Actually, we would bring in our own royal closet to the party and let the kids have fun with all the costumes, brave knight costumes for the boys!
So what do you think? Which would you choose: a Minnie Mouse Picnic, A Mad Tea Party or This Glass Slipper Ball?
Mar 17, 2009
If you like any of the items on this board, just click on it and you will be linked to the "Wonderland" that is Polyvore. They will tell you all about the items there. Have fun!
Mad Tea Party - by Shindigsgirl on Polyvore.com
Mar 16, 2009
Minnies Picnic - by Shindigsgirl on Polyvore.com
Just a little peak at what I am working on this week. A little client of mine is turning 5 in a couple months. We did her party last year and it turned out really well and we don't want to disappoint this year. This years bash will very well be Disney driven.
Pitch 1: Minnie Mousse Picnic
It would be held outdoors and have all the charm that the lovable Minnie Mouse possesses. This is just a glimpse...I won't give out all my ideas...YET. I will share the other two pitches in the next two days so come back soon. Which theme will our Fabulous little client choose. ...the suspense is killing me too!
Mar 13, 2009
So to my surprise and delight Chris from Celebrations at Home did a sweet post about my recent Tablescapes. She said she was lurking around these parts for a while...wow, really? Thank you Chris. I am flattered.Now she is like my Blog BFF (best Friends forever) Helloo? she "like" spotlighted me on her great blog and is also one of my newest followers.
Actually, just between you and me...I'm guilty of lurking around her site too. So yeah, WAY flattered by this one....Thanks Chris!
and my other Blog-BFF ( I can have more than one , right?!)
All joking aside, this is actually an old friend of mine. Her name is Jenny. She is new to blogging but I promise you will LOVE her. Seriously.
Go say Hi.
Totally miss you Jenny!
Mar 12, 2009
That is my daughter, NOT getting in the picture.
and a cute little watering can with some flowers,
a matching bow and Shortcake herself.
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