Monday, June 24, 2013

Monday Made It {June 24}

Welcome to another Monday!  I'm not sure if it makes me happy, or oh, so sad.  If only the time wasn't ticking away.  The good news is, I have a lot of great ideas to go find today at Tara's linky!!
Last week, and continuing into this week, I have been busy getting ready for my daughter's 16th birthday!  What?  #wheredidthetimego?

Most of my "Made Its" this week are all home/party made-its.
Interested in a tutorial?  Here you go:
The second thing I have is also for my daughter's sweet 16.  I'm hoping she won't read this (she won't), because this part is a surprise.  I'm going to have a Sweet 16 Candy Bar.  Have you heard of those?  Basically it's a candy-fest so they can get all jacked up on sugar before the pool party.  Yep, mother of the year, folks.  I wanted cute displays for the candy dishes, but didn't want to spend a lot of money. So, I made some.  

Want a tutorial for that, too?  Sure:

Both of those pieces were bought at the dollar store.  So, for these 3 candy dishes, I only spent $6.  Yay!  

Now off to blog stalk all of Tara's link ups to see what I need to be making :)

By the way, that cute font in the pictures above is from A Cupcake for the Teacher.  

21 comments :

  1. I love that wreath, now I just need to convince my husband that we need a pool to go with the wreath! Love your party made-its! Happy sweet 16th to your daughter.

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  2. Those look great!!! I can't believe Sarah is turning 16!!!! Can't wait to see pics of the party.
    -Elisabeth

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  3. Cute ideas! Your daughter will be so excited!
    -Megan

    First Grade Magic

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  4. Those are so cute! What a fun party!

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  5. Love that wreath and the candy bar dishes! Your daughter will be loving this! Thanks for sharing your fun ideas!

    Krista
    Stellar-Students

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  6. I made 18 of those wreaths before! Last year we did a Hawaiian Luau :)

    Those candy dishes are so cute!

    Journey Of A Substitute Teacher

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  7. So cute! Can't wait to see it all put together! Your little girl is one lucky soon to be 16 yr old:) Lots of time and love going into this party:) Thanks for linking up my friend:))))) Hugs!

    4th Grade Frolics

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  8. Oh my, you have been busy! The umbrella wreath is so cute and perfect for a pool party. I love the candy dishes too. You are so clever! Happy birthday to your daughter!

    Jennifer
    Mrs. Laffin's Laughings

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  9. Super cute! Going to be a great party!

    Brandi
    Success in Second Grade

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  10. She is one lucky daughter!! I'm sure she will love her Extra Sweet Sixteen party!
    Erin
    Short and Sassy Teacher

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  11. What a great mother!! I love everything!

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  12. OMG that wreath is too cute. Happy birthday to your daughter!!

    -Maria
    Everyone deServes to Learn

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  13. Those candy bar dishes came out great Elizabeth!! :)

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  14. I love the wreath. What a great idea!

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  15. I love the way your party dishes came out!! So creative and stylish!!!

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  16. Soooooo cute! I've done a candy bar before but it was not nearly as cute! I know your daughter is going to appreciate all of this! Have fun tomorrow!

    Amanda
    Collaboration Cuties

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  17. That wreath is adorable!!! I have never seen one like that before!! And it looks quick and easy! Very cute!

    Molly
    Lessons with Laughter

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