June 5, 2012

Three

The best part of a Beatrix Potter birthday party?

(Aside from the double-chocolate mini cupcakes and lavender lemonade, naturally)




Beatrix Potter party hats made by Aunt Zizzy and animal faces done by Oma.






Of course, Jemima Puddleduck's egg hunt:




Mr Jeremy Fisher's fishing game:


and Peter Rabbit's Garden Obstacle Course (organized and led by Grandpa):











... are all great fun, too.

One happy and tired three-year-old!

5 comments:

  1. What a great idea for a theme! Beatrix Potter books are just childhood incarnate. Happy birthday, Gracie!

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    1. We were even able to find some inexpensive copies of the books at our local used bookstore and send one home with each kid. I didn't get a chance to take pictures of all the decorations (too busy running between the kitchen and drink table with more lemonade), but we had a Beatrix Potter banner as well as two tissue paper flower banners, and tons of pearlescent balloons, and little signs for the food planted in flower pots (Mrs Tiggy-Winkle's scones; Flopsy, Mopsy, & Cottontail's berries and cream, Mr Jeremy Fisher's sandwiches, etc.) ... my sister is a genius when it comes to decorations. Such good memories.

      (And I still have the banners and the flower pots and a few of the hats, and tons of ideas for the party on my "Birthdays" Pinterest board, if you ever want to borrow anything for a party for Lulu!)

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  2. This is just the sweetest thing ever! Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Precious! You had me at "double-chocolate mini cupcakes." I'll be looking for repinable pics at your Pinterest board.

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