Monday, October 4, 2010

Birthday Party in Review (and a card too!)

Marcel had a ball at his birthday party yesterday.  The firemen were fantastic and thankfully they didn't get called out during the party! (Can you imagine the fire alarm going off with about 12 little ones in the fire house? yikes...)

Started the party off with some pizza...
And of course some cake...the firemen ordered the cake for us...and made me laugh...they cut it all up before we could put candles in it and sing happy birthday.  No worries though...none of the children even mentioned it!
 A tour of the fire station...hey there big guy!
 The cousins:  Shelby, Kate and Ella...smiling out the fire engine window!
 Collin and Marcel hanging out in the fire engine!
The firemen showing the children the equipment and encouraging them to come up and touch him...so they wouldn't be afraid of the firemen in the event they were ever caught in a fire.
 And one happy little guy as we all sang Happy Birthday to him!
 And the whole birthday party gang...a wonderful day!

And here's a fun card for my niece, Erin...perfect for the Just Us Girls challenge this week...and their puzzle!  Erin certainly ROCKS!  She is turning 10 and is a fantastic gymnast!  Happy 10th to our sweet Godchild!

Be sure to check out Just Us Girls this week, they have a fabulous giveaway for their one year anniversary...and also check out Be(e)'s blog...she has wonderful creations and some great blog candy too!
Ingredients:  SU Whisper White Paper, Melon Mambo Paper/Ink, Chocolate Chip Paper/Ribbon; PTI Turning a New Leaf and Signature Greetings Stamps; Basic Grey Olivia Paper; Hero Arts Gems

4 comments:

  1. Oh that party looks like SO MUCH FUN! The smile on Marcel's face just says it all! Pretty card! LOVE how you cut the image into three panels! PRETTY!

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  2. This is fantastic, Lynn! Your colors are gorgeous and I love how you split the image between the three panels. I'm sure your niece will love it! My daughter is also a gymnast! What level is Erin? Such a passionate sport to these girls...they give it so much even though it can be so unforgiving!

    Looks like Marcel had an awesome birthday party! Great idea to have it at the fire station ;]

    Thanks so much for playing along with us on our one year anniversary at Just Us Girls!

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  3. Oh Lynn!!! This is absolutely gorgeous!!!! I LOVE the colors as well as the rhinestone blossoms near the leaves. This totally rocks!!!! Great take on the sketch :) Thanks so much for helping JUGS celebrate our anniversary and good luck in the draw!

    The party looks like so much fun!

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  4. What adorable pictures of your family! Looks like the kids had a great time! What a cool idea for a party, too! And your card is fabulous for a little girl! The colors are so girly for sure! Thanks for playing with Just Us Girls!

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