Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Austin's party

We had a wonderful time celebrating our little ONE year old.  
We had Austin's party at Blakes' grandpa's house.  I had so much fun planning this party.  I got some of my inspiration from my Pinterest "party ideas" page.
All the details turned out so fun.  I wanted to use some of the party details to decorate his bedroom walls too.  I started with a letter A and wrapping it with yarn.
For the blue frames, my inspiration came from Pinterest too.  My sweet sister in law helped me paint the wood so perfectly with a distressed look.  And now the 3 frames and the letter A are decorating his room.  Win-win!!  I love them!  Thanks Allie!!  
I also made the birthday banners using the Cricut with paper and also burlap.
Smittcamp side of the family
Penner side of the family
Another Penner family picture with some special Canadian family members!  :)  Miss you Em and Luke!!
 A few more fun moments from the party...
I loved this moment.
And this one.
And especially this.  Austin had no desire to even touch the cake, however when we gave him utensils he got after it in a big and MESSY way.  Loved it!
Whew!!!  It is tough work being ONE!  :)