Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Corbin's 5th Birthday

It's official, my once little nephew has turned a whole hand's worth old.  How is that even possible?  I have no idea, but it happened and it happened almost a month ago now!  In turn fashion, I got the honor of doing most of the planning for his birthday party, which started with designing the invite:

Corbin wanted a Miles from Tomorrowland party.  Well interestingly enough, they don't sell that stuff ANYWHERE and in fact, it is hard to even find space stuff at the local party stores, Party City, get with it!  So I did the best I could while scouring the internet for other ideas and borrowing imagines and ideas from various sites (thanks in part to Disney's free party ideas and printables).  We were able to make a cute, though somewhat understated party.  I actually would not be able to be there for the actual party since it was on Columbus Day and I had to work, but I hear it was a hit.  At any rate, I captured a few pictures (sorry the lighting was not great) before I headed out of town...

Happy Birthday Banner!

Party Favor in the form of "Moon" rock candy

Thanks for coming to my Blastastic Birthday!

Colorful plates and cups!

Pin the tail on Merc!

Space Glo sticks!

This was the card I got for him that doubled as a centerpiece!

So Corbin's one request was a pinata, who knows why, but we searched all over for a Miles or space themed one and you just can't find them.  So the day before the party, Tiffany headed to party city and located a Buzz Lightyear one, she handed it off to me and I added a cute Miles print-out, some blue streamers and viola, Buzz no more!  I think Corbin loved it!

 Word art that we hung up on the doors.
I failed to get a picture of the planets such that I hung on some yarn from the windows, to add to the space them.  Overall, it was a fun party and I think the little guy liked it!  Stay tuned for some nephew pictures, hopefully tomorrow!

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