May 16, 2013

April Showers Bring May Flowers {Party Favors}

April Showers Bring May Flowers   
Plant a Seed and Watch it Grow! 
Thank You for Celebrating my Special Day 

These are the party favors that I created for my daughter's 2nd birthday.  They are simple + sweet, and give a great opportunity for family time when the party is over. 





I've been thinking about birthday parties a lot lately.  Seems like there is a lot of pressure on parents for bigger + better.  I'm pushing back against the "norm" and keeping things simple.  We had a small party at home, everyone played outside in the sunshine, followed by cupcakes. One of my mom friends commented "this is the most relaxing birthday party I have ever been to" - YES.  Best compliment ever. Stick with me friends, we'll get there together. 




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10 comments:

  1. So cute! Henry is having his first birthday on sunday. We're also having a simple party, backyard playing with cake and icecream. Bubbles for favours.....the birthday boys favourite!

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    1. Maggie, would love for you to share some photos from the party with my blog readers - would you be up for that?

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  2. I love this idea! My daughter (4 y/o) has had her own little garden for the last couple of years & loves to watch her little seeds grow & grow & grow. And her amazement when the flowers are blooming or her veggies are ready to pick... so much fun :)

    And it's a treat to see a seed packet from McKenzie's - they're based in my city (Brandon) :) They're the best seed company around & they've got little seed packets for just for kids, too - http://www.mckenzieseeds.com/product_heirarchy.aspx?t=23&m=20

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  3. A friend of mine did something similar recently for a 4th birthday party. She bought terracotta pots from a local dollar store. Painted the names of all the kids on the pot and also included some potting soil & seeds. Very cute idea.

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  4. hey!

    i love the idea behind your blog - i'm going to add it to my bloglovin list! you and me obviously share a lot of the same beliefs about thoughtful giving :)

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    1. Thanks! Love when new readers discover - it's a great time to find The Petit Cadeau Blog - lot's of fabulous things happening in the next few months!

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  5. Love it! I am going to do this for my daughters 1st birthday cherry blossom party. Just a quick question, what were the height of your rakes? Im in Australia and I have 33 kids to give them to, trying to find the best price. Big family! Thanks

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    1. So glad you like the idea! The rakes were about 8 inches long - I purchased them from a local dollar store, so they were not expensive. Happy 1st Birthday to your daughter - 1 is such a fun age!

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  6. Love this loot bag idea. Would love to have you share them at my "loot bag" link up! :-) http://eastcoastmommyblog.blogspot.ca/2013/08/loot-bag-ideas-link-up.html

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  7. Hi Gina - thanks, I'll be sure to do that!

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