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"April Showers Bring May Flowers" Blog Hop!

Welcome to the "April Showers Bring May Flowers" Blog Hop!  

We're so happy you could join us today!  

You should have arrived from SARAH. If you happened by my blog or are joining me from your dashboard, head over to Miranda's blog to start at the beginning. We don't want you to miss any of the fun!
We will be showcasing Spring like projects or projects with a rain or flower theme!
In addition to seeing a lot of awesome creations, there is some blog candy available too.  Miranda will be giving away a gift card from either Michael's or JoAnn's (winner's choice).  To be eligible for the blog candy, you are required to visit each stop in the hop and leave a comment!  The winner will be announced Wednesday, Apirl 24th on Miranda's blog! 

I wanted to share with you a garden party theme that me and a good friend did together for her daughter's first birthday.  Hopefully, you can get some great ideas for your Spring/garden parties.

Birthday Banner- using Storybook for letters and flower scallops, and fabric butterflies from craft store. I strung it on twine.

Here is a close up, all were cut at 4"

Table centerpiece using a glass vase to hold flowers from the yard in a wicker serving basket. In the bottom are pretzels.  Added a little sign from the $1 store and the green flower is a hair rubber band.

 Cupcakes using liners from Walmart along with cake pop vellum flower pedals.  Another butterfly from the craft store (Hobby Lobby, these were all clearance).  Added some fake flowers around the cupcakes.

 Here is a close up of the cupcake picks that I made with the Cricut

Photo centerpiece (guy in the picture is my hubby, forgive the Steelers shirt, I am a Browns fan, lol)  Just used some branches from the back yard.  Cut out the flowers on the Cricut and cut the pictures by hand.

 Little highchair banner for the birthday girl with her name.

Hope you liked the decorations!!!!

Now you can hop on over to PATTI

Should you get lost along the way, here is the entire line up: 
Miranda -
Pam -
Claire -

Angela -
Ashley W -
Robin -
Vicki -
Sarah -
Patti -
Tara -
Sarah Mae -
Mary Ann -

Hope you have a blessed day and thanks for stopping by,


  1. Wow, this is amazing. You definitely went above and beyond!! So pretty!!

  2. Sandy, your projects are so adorable! Love the banner!

  3. What beautiful decorations. TFS.

  4. Great projects. Pretty spring colors

    mimicaro9650 at yahoo dot com

  5. all of your stuff looks very "springy"! I love all the pretty colors and how it all ties together. TFS.

    Cut One Designs by Robin

  6. WOW, stunning!! That little girl is a lucky one!! Thx for sharing

  7. Those are all wonderful. You out did yourself.

    Craftin Desert Diva's

  8. WOW!! WOW!!! You did an awesome, pretty party!! You're hired!
    Fun to be in the hop with you!!
    Creative Wishes
    Claire S

  9. WOW!!! Sandy, your decorations are just amazing. The minute I saw the banner, I fell in love with it. Story Book font is my favorite, so I was drawn immediately to the banner. Everything you have done is exceptional!

  10. Great job. You are talented.

  11. Wow! Your decorations are gorgeous. TFS.

  12. i love everything you made! excellent job!

  13. WOW. You are sure a hard act to follow...I love your designs! I am a new follower and also following you in the hop!

    Patti Ross

  14. Wow....your decorations are AMAZING!!! You did a fabulous job on all of it! I especially love how the banner turned out!
    Sherrie K

  15. You did an incredible job on all the great d├ęcor. Like the scalloped banner and table center piece.

    marg0006 at Verizon dot net

  16. Wow! Terrific decorations. Loved them.

  17. You did a wonderful job on all of your beautiful decorations!

  18. I'm not on the hop but I had to pop in and see what you've been up to! Really great party ideas! It looks like lots of make and to enjoy!...Nancy :o)

  19. Oh my--what wonderful party decor!!
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

  20. Awesome projects! These are so pretty! Thanks so much for hopping with me. I apologize for the lateness of the bloggie love, life sometimes gets in the way of all my fun!
    Miranda ;-)


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