Our Daughter’s DIY Princess Party (Not in a Pack), Part II

DIY Rapunzel Party
Last week, I wrote about some of our inspiration and preparation for our daughter’s Rapunzel-themed birthday party. To recap, we wanted to give our four-year-old the party of her dreams without purchasing everything from a princess party pack. So, we enlisted the help of Pinterest and our Silhouette Cameo cutting machine and made it magical. Read on to see what we did.

Laying out our decorations in the Silhouette Studio program

Peeling the suns off the mat

We created sun buntings using our Silhouette, and purchased piles and piles of purple and yellow card stock to making buntings galore. Continue Reading

Princess & the Pea BED!

Talk about charm overload. The Princess & the Pea Bed is available in twin, full and queen sizes. Three layers minimum to nine layers maximum, the bed as shown with frame will set you back a cool $2,278. But we’re told you can use the layers on any bed frame. That option would cost $1,680. HOWEVER–and you knew this was coming, didn’t you?–I think it’s totally DIYable. The layers could be made of natural or synthetic batting, down or high density foam or any combination thereof. Continue Reading