Noelle’s 3rd Birthday Party!

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In late June we had a small third birthday for sweet Noelle! She’s our typical reserved child, but this year Noellie surprised us by wanting a birthday party–which she loved! Her favorite thing lately has been cupcakes (her great-grandparents had given her a set of cupcake pajamas this past Christmas; she is a little obsessed with them and now cupcakes…) so we have a simple ‘decorate-your-own-cupcake’ party!

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We had her party the same week we put our house up for sale — so no fun pompom, streamers, or bunting on the ceiling! I was a little sad. In fact, because we were so busy ‘staging’ the house & decluttering and cleaning, we kept the party pretty simple! It really worked that it was a cupcake decorating party–it saved me so much time! Ha!

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This party is a little more colorful than the typical soft, neutral color palettes I am drawn to! The paper used for the pinwheels & name banner was from an on-sale October Afternoon collection called Woodland Park. Pretty cute!

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Rust even made fun of me because I added leftover paper to the store-bought icing containers! : )

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For a game (which the girls played before the party, but we didn’t really during), we had a simple beanbag toss into a ‘cupcake oven’ — which Anna helped me paint. : )

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Info: easy cheeseburger sliders | pinwheel tutorial | painted mason jars | cupcake bunting | paper: October Afternoon’s Woodland Park

And two sweet pictures of my birthday girl!!

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