Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

Harold Hulbert

Children's party

A children's party is a party for children such as a birthday party or tea party. Since medieval times, children have dressed specially for such occasions. Children's birthday parties originated in Germany as kinderfeste. Businesses that plan or arrange children's parties have become more common during the 2010s.

Oh Happy Day!

  • Happy Mail: Vacation
    Summer = vacation season (and I can’t believe it’s almost over!!!). This month, Elizabeth Graeber and I exchanged mail that makes the feeling of sunshiney adventures last. See Elizabeth’s quirky watercolor drawings of famous redheads in her upcoming book A Field Guide to Redheads. Here’s my envelope to her. I’m taking my first trip to the Southwest next week to Las Vegas,...

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  • Oh Happy Day Studio Tour: One Desk 4 Ways
    The office area is one of the last areas we decorated in the studio. All the managers have desks along the back wall and when we designed them we decided to call this post One Desk: 4 Ways because everyone’s personalities are so different and each office area is reflected in their style. We partnered with IKEA...

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  • DIY Hand Lettered Felt Flags
    When I saw these really great felt colors I was inspired to do a new take on felt flags. We wanted the text to feel hand-lettered so we adapted some cursive fonts and added some flourishes and swashes. This project would be awesome for a wedding or birthday party. The black and white striped sticks...

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  • Painted Letter Balloons
    Balloon Letters are still very much a thing. I love them because they are such an easy way to decorate for a party. Pretty dang foolproof. Since they come in a limited color palate, we spruced up these letter balloons with some spray paint to match our party. They turned out so fun. I also love the...

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  • Back to School Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Cookies
    Back to school means back to packing lunches – and we all know that discovering a special dessert puts a smile on every kid’s face!  For a fun surprise, mix things up and pack a lunch that’s extra sweet with these peanut butter and jelly cookies! Materials needed: square cookie cutter (mine was 2 ¾...

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