Friday, April 16, 2010

Drew's birthday centrepiece. blog award my baby has just turned two

Today has been one of creation and thanksgiving my little munchkin Drew has turned two and is no longer considered a baby so to celebrate his birthday I decided to create a little centre piece for his birthday of course in the shabby style.
So this morning I went thru the tutorial over at artist class and just got inspired to create my centrepiece in between getting the kids out of bed and out the door.
Today was one of those days when they absolutely refused to get out of bed at 7.30, after countless threats the spray water bottle had to be used and of course they all shot out of bed in a shot, mean me I used iced water had to make it effective lol......
If you read the description below you can adapt these for any occasion....
Finally, Beth Leintz will decorate our tea party tables with a charming Spring Centerpiece tutorial. This one is very adaptable, and Beth provides lots of inspiration and suggestions, along with images you can use.  This project can actually be place card holders when you make them in multiples, or make a good group activity with each person making their own.
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Okay I can't follow instructions so went and did my own thing but I have used things in it to it make mine I hate to copy other's work always just feels like it's stealing lol so  I've added abit to mine to make it mine....
I've used Prima paper Drew loves butterflies so this one was perfect for his centrepiece, a mixture of flowers, muslin, fabric, pins and tulle to create my spring piece.....

So thankyou to our teacher Beth Leintz for a wonderful tutorial with such easy instructions to follow, I think I will be making more of these for sure hmmmm who's birthday is coming up next  ummmm it has to be mine lol.
Well this is my little Drew on one of his present's we took him to Toys R Us yesterday and this is what he picked out a thomas bike not exactly what I would of chosen I kept taking him in other directions but nope this is what he wanted so this is what he got.....
We were getting him a trampoline but have had to order it in we can only fit a certain sized one in the backyard as our's is so tiny you can hardly swing a cat in it, so were waiting for that to come in, but car's, trucks and more cars made up his present stash this morning.....
My older boys are sweet they are just going to take him places over the weekend to celebrate his birthday because of course they spent their pocketmoney on you guessed it food and prepaid mobile card's......
So tonight it's a gorgeous cake from the cheesecake shop hmmmm just got to figure out which one to get and good old Pizza which is one of Drew's favourites.
PS thanks Metal_Minish for the blog award I'll be back later to do a separate post.

4 comments:

scrappin' girl said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DREW!!!!! Maira, he looks soo cute on his new bike!!! and you have done such a fab job on his Birthday Centrepiece!!! ENJOY the wonderful cheesecake tonight!!

ann said...

OH so now Drew is a big boy he can ride a bike train...hugs Drew xxx

Ngaire said...

Happy Birthday Drew!!!
The centrepiece is just stunning!!!!! You have got me hooked on this shabby chic thing!

Fabric Art said...

Maria your center piece is very beautiful, congratulations to Drew with his two years birthday.
Anni