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Nautical Baptism


Welcome aboard Baby Nikola!  Faith, Hope and Love was the inspiration for my youngest crew member’s Nautical themed Baptism.

Party Highlights:

  • Blue mason jars tied with sailor’s rope + a hanging lifesaver
  • Sailboat cupcakes with blue and white swirl frosting
  • Anchor cookies and cake pops
  • Coordinating paper pinwheels and rosettes
  • Beautiful flower arrangements


The nautical theme is very popular so I opted to design my party package with a color scheme just off from the obvious; navy and aqua.  Pops of red were incorporated to keep the table and decor fun and fresh.


The gorgeous cake pops were made Carmen’s Sweet Creations and really helped the cute factor on the sweets table.  Anchor sugar cookies are by Lexi of Pink Frosting.


Each table had a beautiful mason jar centerpiece filled with big beautiful white peonies, hydrengas, double lisianthus, vendella roses, lime carnations and button poms.  Flower arranging is another hobby I would love to dabble in when I have more time!  Adding some paper pinwheels and rosettes made with the coordinating patterned papers really helped unify the theme throughout the room.

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Using twine and a white peppermint lifesaver, these mason jars went from cute to adorable!


Sailboat cupcakes were an easy way to change up the cupcake toppers and a perfect example of smooth sailing ;)


Many of the pieces of this baptism set are incorporated into Nikola’s bedroom decor still!  The name banner and this ‘God Bless’ sign made their home on his nursery bookshelf.


The paper rosettes had various pictures of Nikola at the center which was a special way to share sweet moments of home life with friends and family.  Small paper punched confetti was placed at each table as well!


Sweet blessing to you my baby boy!  You are anchored with love, faith and hope in this family and with God.



Find the full party package in my Etsy shop, click on the picture below…

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Back to School

hback to school cover-p001Back to School…this phrase has been a constant for me for most of my life.  Many may not know, but I am was an elementary school teacher.  I do take a few substitute days here and there as I still enjoy the bustle of classroom life and I am not quite ready to give it up entirely.  With my own son entering Kindergarten this year, I have a whole new perspective and feel like the nervous momma bear letting her little cub venture off on his own for the first time.  I know he is excited and eager and well, I am too…just a little sad that he won’t be tugging at my arm at any point in the day to let me know he loves me or that his brother ‘touched him.’

When I created this party package, I was inspired by bright bold colors and cute craft projects.  This theme is young at heart, but it can still please an adult eye with its clean graphic patterns.  It is the ‘I heart School’ Back to school pack, and pardon my pun but it is ‘chalk’ full of fun ideas!

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I had some super cute apple cake pops made up by Carmen of Carmen’s Sweet Creations.   They tasted as yummy as they looked!

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C is for Cookies and wow did Evon of Cookievonster create some beautiful back to school edible cookie-art!  There were so many wonderful details to the designs that I just couldn’t bring myself to eat any…well, maybe just one…ok, ok two!

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There are some cute take to school printables;  ‘you are so sharp’ would be a great holiday gift for the teacher and/or boys and girls in the class, ‘you are one smart cookie’ is nice to send off in your kiddos lunch kit for the first day of school!

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Two bookplate designs are great to make sure your child comes home with their books each day, but they can also be used at home for books in the family library too!


The party package has A-Z and 1-10 Flashcards,  Preschool to Grade 12 mini pennants, toppers, tags, mini notes to teacher and friends and so much more.  It will have more uses than just the decor for the party you will have, possibilities are as endless as your imagination.  Have fun with it and make it your own!

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Taking pictures of the kids after they have enjoyed the party can be challenging at best.  They are on a blissful sugar high and have no desire to sit and pose, but yes we try anyway.  Here are some funny snapshots of what would seem to be a simple picture!

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I hope all of you and your lil kiddies have a great back to school start to the year ahead.  Be sure to pick up this fun and sweet I heart School package to celebrate this special time!



all the best ~

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Full party package is available in my Etsy shop, click here to view.