I've said time and time again that I love hearing from readers! I love hearing that they've taken even a small bit of inspiration from this blog and ran with it in creating their own spectacular occasion.
Shay emailed to share her daughter's first birthday party - a Minnie Mouse theme. This couldn't have come at a more perfect time as I have two friends who are looking for Minnie inspiration for their own toddler parties.
Here are just a few of the beautiful details!
First, an adorable cake, complete with ears!
plus an all pink smash cake
Table decorations complete with baby pictures of the birthday girl
Glass bowls filled with pink roses and bead filler, embellished with the minnie ears!
Simple and cute tables. Remember, wrapping paper makes great runners!
Bath salts as favors for the adults adorned with houndstooth fabric
Cookies for the children
Continuing the Minnie theme
Drinks in individual carafes - lemon water, punch and apple juice
How cute was the birthday girl??
Thanks to Shay for sharing some of the adorable details of a very special day. I encourage others to submit their parties to share. Inspire others!
The mother/daughter creators of The Hip Hostess recently sent me that beautiful black and white demi apron you see above. It's called Black a la Mode. While I'm not normally an apron wearer, and heck, I'm not really a cook either, these aprons are cute enough to inspire you to do both!
First, they are packaged beautifully! I'll confess that I had photos of the packaging to share but then somehow lost them during a major flash card clean out. Anyway, let me just share that the apron I received was packaged in a beautiful matching damask paper. I'm big on packaging, especially when it's being sent as a gift and this packaging adds to the excitement and quality of the gift.
The apron itself is so cute, you almost wish it were a skirt. LOL Two things I loved about the apron. One - it's light. It's not a heavy duck cotton like some aprons and it's not stiff. It's light and comfortable and moves with you. Two - it fits a plus size gal. It's generous in size and has extra long ties. And it doesn't just FIT, it's flattering. Perfect!
The demi apron has 2 pockets and a cute ric rac bottom. It can be worn on the waist, or, because it's generous in size, can be worn on the hips.
And guess what else they offer? How cute are these? Children's aprons! You and your daughter can match!
Add The Hip Hostess to your wish list. It's still time to drop a hint for Valentine's Day or... Mother's Day!
Disclosure: I was given one demi apron in return for conducting this review. My reviews and recommendations are always products I believe in.