Wednesday, October 22, 2014

~ BIRTHDAY PARTY ~ a Frozen Adventure

  Do you want to see some pictures?

I am so excited to finally share my daughter's party pictures.  She turned 5 and of course she requested a FROZEN themed party. Back in March was really difficult to find any Frozen party supplies, at least here in Canada, everything was sold out.
 
The only thing I was able to get at the party store was just one pack of napkins and that was it..so I used plain blue party supplies {plates, napkins, candy, tableware etc..} and added the FROZEN touch with all the printables I designed for the party. 
 
The complete personalized party printable collection { Invitations, cupcake toppers, water bottle labels, food labels, favors décor tags, welcome sign, place cards, pennant banner...} is now available in the store.
 
I hope you enjoy our pictures.

 
 
 I spray painted white some tree branches from my backyard and hung some Rock Candy sticks to appear as Ice drops. 
 
 The beautiful OLAF Piñata from my dear friend Laura from Pinatas Mexikolor
 
 
 
I made shortbread cookies and decorated with white fondant and edible images.
 I got some of my designs printed on Edible paper and just put on top of the cookies.
 
 
I got all my candy and a lot of my party supplies from Party City ~ I used both Caribbean blue and the Robins Egg color which matches perfectly with Elsa's dress.
 
Personalized pennant banners are also available in the shop. Check our tutorial on how to assemble the banner using our printable design here
   

 
 
 

Baby Carrots as OLAF NOSES. 
OLAF ARMS { pretzel sticks}
TROLLS {meatballs}
FROZEN HEARTS {white chocolate covered strawberries}
SNOWBALLS {Sugar coated donuts}
 
 
I cut out 3.5 inches tags and used them to decorate the candy jars, centerpieces and Favor bags.
 
 
Do you want to build a Snowman?
 
https://www.etsy.com/listing/188085328/frozen-disney-princess-anna-elsa-girl?ref=shop_home_feat_1
 
These were a hit at the party. To make the favors you need the following per bag:

1 clear bag 3.75" wide
3 Regular size Marshmallows
2 small mini marshmallows {legs}
2 pretzel sticks {arms}
2 tiny chocolate chips {eyes}
3 tiny m & m {buttons}
1 small orange tic-tac or orange candy {nose}

 
The instant download printable tag is available here.
 
 
 
A big THANK YOU to the most beautiful and best entertainers! Princesses Anna and Elsa from Forever Fairest Princess Parties.
 
https://www.etsy.com/listing/207029288/frozen-disney-princess-anna-and-elsa?ref=shop_home_active_8&ga_search_query=frozen

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

~ Birthday Party ~ BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Princess Belle Inspired Party

 
I've been meaning to post these pictures for so long.. Since I had my little baby I just haven't had enough time to update the blog.  Please be our Guest and take a look!
 
 
I had so much fun doing this party, even though I planned it all in only one week, I loved how everything turned out. 
 
I designed the invitations and all the party printable décor {Menu cards, place cards, food/sweet tent labels, favors thank you tags, welcome sign, water bottle labels and centerpieces décor} The complete collection is now available in the shop.
 
 

 
I did the cake and Mrs. Potts and Chip cookies.  These last ones were really easy to make, I covered them on white fondant using the same cookie cutter and painted the details with edible market.
 
I also made chocolate roses and covered chocolate marshmallows and used them make table centerpieces.   I specially love how my fruit tea pot turned out. 




 
I got most of my party supplies from Partycity and Michaels
 
I used yellow plastic table covers and adorned them with yellow tulle.
 No sewing involved. Tutorial on how to make this coming soon!


I found these fabulous notebooks at Michaels which were a perfect match for the party and we gave them as favors to all the little princesses attending the party.
 

  

 I have to credit my husband for the amazing balloon sculpture of Lumiere! 
 
 
 
 
Also available now as Instant Download!
 

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

~ Party Decor ~ Table Backdrops- New in the Shop!

 
I've been asked several times to sell the hand-painted murals I use as table backdrops for my parties.. Well, I'm really excited to be able to offer these to you now!  
 
For a limited time we will be taking orders for custom murals, any theme you like for boys and girls parties:  Under the Sea, Super Heroes, Princesses, Pirates...
 
The murals are hand painted in fabric, and they measure about 2m x 1.75 m {6.5 ft. x 5.75 ft.} 

 We can't take so many orders, so it will be first come first served..
 
They will be ready for delivery around mid May so You can have them ready for any June parties and later..
 

Available in the shop HERE!

 Discounts will be offered for multiple orders.
 
 
 


Wednesday, April 3, 2013

~ GIVEAWAY ~ KITCHENAID SHOPPING SPREE!

 
 
Giveaways keep coming to Party-Tales! Last month I teamed up with a group of amazing bloggers to bring you the Great Apple-Licious Giveaway and 3 IPads were given away to 3 lucky winners.  This month we are doing it again, and this time we are offering you another awesome prize: A KITCHENAID SHOPPING SPREE or CASH!
 
 The winner can select up to $700 in Kitchenaid brand products (not including sales taxes), which will be delivered to the single destination of their choosing. The winner has the option of receiving $800 USD in PayPal funds in lieu of receiving their prize. 



Eligibility: Contest is open worldwide from April 3, 2013 at 12:01 am ET to April 24, 2013 at 11:59pm ET. All entrants must be 18 years of age. Void where prohibited by law.

The winner will be selected randomly via Rafflecopter. The odds of winning are dependent on the number of people entering. Should the winning entrant(s) not respond within 48 hours of being emailed, another winner(s) will be selected. Please ensure spaceshipsandlaserbeams@gmail.com is on your safe email list. We would hate to have to redraw another winner!

Disclosure: I did not receive compensation to be part of this giveaway. This giveaway is in no way associated with Kitchenaid, PayPal, Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest.

This blog is not responsible for prize distribution. Should unforeseen circumstances arise, contest can be cancelled at any time without notification. Please contact Stephanie from Spaceships and Laser Beams at spaceshipsandlaserbeams@gmail.com should you have any questions. 
 
 

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Monday, March 4, 2013

The ICE CREAM PARLOR!

 
I finally get to post these pictures! They were actually taken last year but then the winter came and it just didn't feel right to post these pictures of this gorgeous sunny day! 

Since Spring is almost here and a lot of us can't wait, I just thought it would be a good idea to share these with you!
 
 
My daughters have always asked me if they could have a lemonade stand in our front yard... they kept asking and asking, and finally one day I said OK! We started looking in the garage for a box or something we could use to make a stand... and that's when my husband got involved.. he said we couldn't use a box to make a stand and that he would make one for us using old scraps of wood he had laying around... and that's how we got a Fabulous Stand.. My daughters and I painted it pink and white with also left over paint.. After it was done.. we decided to make an Ice Cream Stand instead..
 
 
I just couldn't help it and started designing the labels for all the ice cream toppings. 




My husband says I'm getting carried away as I also started to make water bottle labels, decorations for the spoons, cupcake toppers, signs, banner... Next thing I know, our pretend-play lemonade stand became a full Ice cream Stand production!

The stand looked so dreamy full of tasty colourful treats...We had brownie and ice cream, waffle cones, sugar cones, cupcakes, cookies, chocolates and lots of ice cream toppings: cherries, marshmallows, Oreo chocolate cookies, rainbow cookies, chocolate covered raisins, sugar sprinkles, whipped cream, hazelnut rolled wafers, caramel and chocolate sauce..


 


 I got inspired by the top from the Gymboree Ice Cream Sweetie collection, that my little one is wearing in the pictures. Her skirt was from the Children's Place. I believe it was supposed to be a Halloween tutu. I got it on clearance one day and it was just sitting there in the closet, she had never used it and now look how cute they looked together.. they were perfect for the occasion.

{If you want a shirt with the ice cream cones like the one my daughter was wearing you can always check on Ebay as this is now from past collection they don't carry these anymore at the store. I did the search for you, so just click on the ebay link}


Somewhere in my kitchen I found a cone shaped cookie cutter {I like buying cookie cutters when I think they're cute, hoping one day I'll use them.}  Although I'm not really much of a baker, I made the effort this time, and the cookies turned out pretty good for a first timer!

 
To keep the ice cream cold, I just got a Metal bucket and filled it up with Ice. I got it at Michaels. I've seen these metal buckets everywhere, they are great for keeping drinks cold for outdoor parties.
 
 I had everything else I used to display the treats, I just purchased the green plastic cones that I filled with chocolate.. Those will be great as favors for an Ice Cream themed birthday party...



 
 We went and gave little notes to the neighbours letting them know, we were setting up the parlor. It was a hit with the customers! Kids and Adults! Before it was even ready we had a huge line waiting.

It was a fun day for all.  We enjoyed ice cream with friends on a beautiful day, and the money we collected was donated to the Hospital for Sick Kids. My daughters got a thank you diploma from the hospital and even appeared in the local newspaper.. We'll do it again this year for sure!
 
 
The Ice Cream Parlor Printable Designs Non-personalized are available at my ETSY store HERE.

I also have the full printable collection but now customized for a Birthday Party. These are personalized and they are for sale in my Etsy store..
 
 If you want to have an Ice cream themed birthday party also check BIRTHDAY EXPRESS  They carry the most adorable Ice Cream party supplies, plates, favors.. and they will go perfectly with our printable designs.
 
Don't forget to enter in the APPLE-LICIOUS giveaway.. I have partnered with a group of party and mom bloggers to bring you fabulous prizes!  An Ipad and 2 Ipad minis are ready to be given away to 3 lucky winners. Enter now!
 
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