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Thursday, July 14

Pendant Decorations & Mirror, Mirror On the Wall

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In between the laundry, the cleaning,
& the blogging,
I've been getting ready for 
Nellie's Tea Party.

We're having all the little princesses
to an "afternoon tea" in our back yard.

I want bright, colorful decorations.
I'm using bright pink, lime green, turquoise, & orange.
Here are my latest projects . . . 

Let's start with this cool mirror 
that I got at the thrift store (D.I.) for $10.

- Sam follows me around & manages to get in most of my pictures! -

I just taped some paper to the front.
TIP: use masking tape - never clear tape
{don't ask how I know!} & tape as close to 
the frame as possible.
Here are the products I used.
BTW, I almost always use a primer.

For the pendant banner,
I just picked some colorful fabrics that went together.
{Most of them are from Hobby Lobby & they were on sale!}

I cut the front & back pieces together so they would be
exactly the same size. Then I zig-zag stitched around
the edges. I then sewed all the triangles to some
paper party decoration . . . stuff.

I'm having lots of fun mixing polka dots, stripes, 
& whatever else looks fun & whimsical.
Of course, I'll save all this stuff & use it over & over.

We're playing dress-up at the party, so I thought 
the little girls might like looking at themselves
in the "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall".

I'm linking up to these great parties:
"Share Awesomeness! Thursdays" at The 36th Avenue
"Flaunt-it Friday" at Chic on a Shoestring
"Who's Got Talent" at Night Owl Crafting


  1. So cute! I just love "homemade" parties. What great memories Miss Nellie will have.

  2. How much fun is that banner? Oh my goodness, you are going to have a fabulous party! Jules

  3. Looks like it's going to a great party. Gorgeous decorations. Wish I had a little girl to throw tea parties for. Instead I'll be having a choo choo train party this year.

    Madison xxx

  4. Super cute! I love the bright colors.

  5. wow! that turned out perfect,love the pretty color you chose.
    the banner is great!

  6. Your amazing. Thank you so much for that pin at GNO with Vintage Revivals. Your blog is darling! I wanted to contact you sooner but I've been working on opening a new store in Millcreek called the Old Flamingo....I know you would love it. Your decorating is up my alley!

  7. What a great find! Love the mirror :) And the bunting you made is just fabulous!!!

  8. Mirror look so beautiful.Specially stripes idea Awesome.I like so much your idea.Thanks for sharing.

  9. Wow! It's looks almost exactly like mine... total kindred spirits, girl! I bet those girls had a ball playing dress up and looking at themselves in that beautiful mirror!


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