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Adult 80’s Party

It was my husband, Scott’s, birthday last week. Late December birthdays are so hard! They always seem to get wrapped up into Christmas or NYE so I try to make his really special! This year I decided we’d head back to the 80’s but have it all 80’s video game or TV show centered to make it more masculine! It was seriously so dang fun and really time consuming. For hours, I looked up SO many popular 80’s food items to make sure they were accurate as well as all the characters used on the food tags. I also made all the signs, banner, centerpieces and food name tags and those were a lot of work too but all in all it turned out Like Totally Rad! Plus, most everyone played along, dressing up in their best 80’s attire. Check out the details below!

I got most of my color inspiration for the party out of this Pac Man banner so lots of yellow, pinks, turquoise, red and I added some bright green through out as well. I used black quite liberally because it really popped out those bright colors!

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Girl Reindeer Party

Brielle has been begging me for a playdate with a few of her friends and when I asked her what kind she wanted she quickly replied “PINK”! I’ve seen so many amazing Rudolph the Reindeer parties this year that I thought it’d be fun to do one too but instead of the traditional red and blues I’ve been seeing I’d seriously girl it up! It reminds me of Clarice, his girlfriend. I kept my palette to light browns, pink, sage green and gold and it was the perfect little girl’s party!

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Festive Dollar Store Tablescape

It’s week 3 in our #DazzlingDollarDIY challenge (click here to check out all the entries of my co-hosts and the ones who are playing along!) and this week’s theme was Seasons Eating. I decided to put together a Christmas dollar tablescape. Meaning everything but the large plate and runner were literally dollars a piece! If you want to see where I purchased each item, pieced it together and a mini tutorial on how I made the snowflake napkin ring check out below!

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DIY Dollar Christmas Shadowbox

It’s a brand new week with a brand new Dazzlingdollardiy challenge! This week is Deck the Halls and any decoration for your house is acceptable! I made this Christmas shadowbox for under $10! If you’d like to play along for the chance to be featured on all our amazing host’s IG accounts go here for the details! The Lily Sage IG If you want to see what this ugly blue wooden box turns into…stick around!

 

I had this old crate that at one point I had painted blue but it was SO dinged up and missing a holding piece in the corner so it wasn’t steady enough to used as as kind of crate or tray. So I painted it a dark brown, I used a stain so some of the blue would come through and give it that weathered look

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