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Showing posts from September, 2011

The Beatles surprise party

Well we managed to pull it off. Mom was completely surprised and with so many people from a small town invited this is a big accomplishment! I had fun thinking of all of the ideas for the party. Some of them were not my original idea most were not necessairly Beatles related just good ideas that I incorporated. Here's the scoop...

I started creating the invitation but decided it would be a good idea to put Joe's nephew to work since he went to school for graphic arts kind of stuff. He created the album cover and then I took the image and added the pictures of my mom.

I even made sure the envelopes stuck with the theme using the font...

The centerpieces are frames I painted black and then used black electrical tape on the inside to attach the 3 together. I printed pictures of mom and Beatles related things on vellum paper. The glass is still in the frames, just not the back matting so the candle lights up the photo. Scott picked up a bunch of old records at Good Will so I …

Fall Mantel

Well, it's been a great week off of work. We had my mom's surprise party last weekend so my next post will probably be all of the details for that. We spent this past week in Lake Geneva relaxing. We went fishing, golfing and looking for property on a lake. We came back on Friday and it's great to still have the weekend before going back to work I decided it was time to get out all of the fall decor so here's this year's fall mantel. You'll notice that the fish is still there but not for long! This week I will be ordering a canvas from our engagement pictures and it will replace the fish Finally :)