Camera/Photo/Photobooth Themed Birthday Party

The camera banner {above} and the number 17 {below} were both made using old copies of Digital Photo magazine.

For the banner:

  • Cut the magazine pages into triangles
  • Sponged on some beige paint
  • Inked up some bubble wrap and stamped it with hot pink
  • Used a camera stamp with the same hot pink ink
  • Hot glued a pink curling ribbon to the top

For the numbers:

  • tore the magazine pages into strips
  • decorated the pages the same as the banner
  • Mod Podged/decoupaged the strips onto the cardboard 1 & 7 {bought at Hobby Lobby}
  • Added another coat of Mod Podge {matte finish} to the outside to seal

This wreath did not turn out as well as I would have liked.  But this is how I made it:

  1. I bought some foam core board at the dollar store
  2. Using a craft knife I cut out the wreath
  3. I used a small plate and a large plate as my circle templates
  4. I wrapped the wreath with some yarn
  5. Printed out these adorable cameras from Designer Clip Art onto scrapbook paper
  6. Punched out circles from the paper & adhered them to the circle part of the camera with pop out adhesive
  7. Hot glued the cameras onto the wreath
  8. Added some flower embellishments
  9. Tied some tulle to the top of the wreath to make the bow/flower
  10. Hot glued a chipboard letter onto the bottom with one strand of yarn

We printed out the mustaches from Design House Digital & The Project Girl’s Disguise Kit.  Taped the mustaches onto skewers.

Party favors were these cute little cameras.  When you look inside, you see animals as you click.  We also bought small albums ($1 ea.) to give {that is the glitter book you see to the left of the jar.}

I have to give a HUGE shout out to the ladies at Paper Heart Camera.  They gave the BEST tutorial on how to make this photo booth back drop using pipe.  I decided to do this on the day of the party {Friday} and whipped it out that afternoon.  It is super EASY to make…even sawed the pipe myself.  Used some curtains I bought for super cheap at Potter Barn Outlet several years ago.  The only thing I did different was made mine 10 feet tall instead of 7 feet.  Well, the wind blew it down, so we took the top 5′ section off and used the bottom 5′ section only.

We bought the stick on mustaches at Hobby Lobby, but the girls mainly used the ones we printed out and put on sticks.

I wish I could say I made the cake, but I did not.  My friend who is a professional cake baker made this one {she has made several of the cakes I’ve featured on here.}


We had so much fun.  I tried not to think about this probably being her last friend birthday party we’ll ever have at our house. 🙁

It’s been a long day of photo editing.  If I forgot something, feel free to ask a question.  I have a feeling I forgot to explain something.  Going out to dinner with the family now since today is my Daughter’s actual Birthday.

Happy 17th Birthday to our first born,

First Day of School Scrapbook

Scrapbooks bring joy,

Happy Sister’s Day!

Sister’s Bring Joy,

Special Visitor

My cousin visited from Holland!

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Scrapbooking Brings Joy,

Treasuring my Husband {Happy Birthday!}

Today is about more
than celebrating
your birthday,
it’s about celebrating you
and all that you are…
as a man, as a friend,
and as my husband.

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Happy Birthday Honey,

Birthday Pictures

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