Well, hello there! I’ve completely skipped a month on here. It’s been that busy. Ahhh. I had my family visiting us from the east coast in April and it was so much fun showing them around Los Angeles. But as soon as they left, I began to freak out a little. Just a little. Maybe a lot.
My baby’s birthday was around the corner and I hadn’t a clue what I was going to do for him. I had toyed with a few ideas throughout the year, but didn’t have anything firm. Ethan is really into Batman. I mean really into it. He loves pretending he’s a superhero. I hear about his adventures everyday. It’s so adorable. But gosh, it’s so big boyish! He’s a little dude now. And he’s not even three yet! I had envisioned his third birthday party to be cute and sweet… you know, still sort of a babyish type party. Nope, not for Ethan. No spring theme, no animal theme, no nautical theme. None of that. He insisted on a Batman party. Ok, we can make that work — a cute, vintage superhero party!
So off to pinning I went… every night, I would spend hours perusing the many superhero themed birthday parties on Pinterest.
So there you have it! I had birthday on the brain for the last few weeks and was on party planning mode (aka pinning mode). But, I did create an invitation! Nothing fancy. I used PowerPoint to create it.
And, I also made a shiny superhero cape for Ethan! The first one I made him last year was a little short, so I added an inch to this one. Should have added more length though. Oh well! It’s still pretty darn cute, I think! It was also my first time sewing with satin. I nearly ruined my machine! For some reason, I thought I needed a special needle for satin. I thought a sharper Microtex needle would work. Um, nope! Don’t ever use a Microtex needle with satin! It kept pulling all the threads out of the material. So there’s my tip of the day!
And that’s all I’ve done so far… sadly. Less than two weeks left! I need to zoom into action quick! Wish me luck!