Monday, September 17, 2012

Party by Silhouette

We had a friend Birthday party tonight for our youngest son.  It was a little bit belated since his Birthday was in early August, but at the time, we had just come back from Mexico City and the Missions Trip and we were exhausted.  So, tonight it was finally party time!

And now that I have this fancy new tool in the Silhouette Cameo, I found all kinds of cool things I could do for his party, so I thought I'd show you what I did...

Here were some of the party decorations....some cupcake toppers in his favourite color of yellow... (I used brownie icing on the cupcakes...yum they were good!)

A simple banner I made with the middle medallion from the Silhouette, and then the pennants with Spellbinders dies.  

These were treat boxes.  And they are my favourite thing I made for the party!  Aren't they just the cutest monsters?!  In the Silhouette store they use these boxes for cupcake holders (and there's a piece included to set the cupcake in), but I wanted to use them for treat boxes.  They just make me smile!  Normally they would be open in front so you could reach in for your cupcake, but I added clear cardstock in front to enclose the mouth as a box, and still make it see-through.  

Seriously cute right?  I put bows on the boxes for the girls, and I love the arms reaching out too.  

And then for a craft at the party we made masks that I had cut with the Silhouette too.  They turned out great and the kids really had fun making them.  From left to right it's a frog, panda, fox, cat and crocodile.  

I haven't had that much fun creating for a party in a long time!  It's like a whole new creative world.  While the Silhouette is an investment for sure, the possibilities were so great and the files are so inexpensive.  We had a very pulled together party for the cost of 99 cent files and paper. And best of all my beloved 9 year old had a wonderful time.   

Thanks for joining me today.  


Heather Jensen said...

WOW Christine! These are ALL amazing! I love those cute boxes and the fabulous face masks. It sure looks like they had fun. :)


Marisa said...

Oh my word!!! Those little monster treat boxes are amazing!! Love them!! The Cameo revolution has begun - I read about how much people are loving it all over blog land. You put together an amazing birthday party for your son :)

BTW, your paper arrived today! Was like Christmas looking through it all! Thank you!

Anonymous said...

Oh my! That is wonderfully delightful!! Just love the monster boxes and the masks! How fun is that!? A whole new world opens before your eyes. :-)

Beth Greco

TLady said...

HOW CUTE!!!!!!!!!!I like the little monster boxes too!!!!!!!! THEY'RE GREAT!!!!!! :) AND adding the clear sheet to make it a box is SUPER TOO!!!!!!!!! "HAPPY BIRTHDAY" to your son!!!!!!!!!! :)

Conniecrafter said...

Looks like it was a fun party, those treat boxes are too cool!!

Allison Cope Israels said...

How cute are all your decorations and decor Christine!! LOVE those snack boxes - super, duper cute idea! Glad to hear everyone had a blast!

Wanda Cullen said...

What a fantastic and unique birthday party! LOVE everything you created with the Cameo!

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow what a fabulous and great box and creations Christine.
you did a great job, beautiful made.

greetings karin

Michele Boyer said...

Those boxes are AWESOME!! Hee, hee! SO much fun!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

How FUN! I love this machine too, and makes for super fun parties. Just look at this... Fun fun!