I’m a sucker for memories; it happened again when I was pulling out Christmas decorations from the attic as we were getting ready for Christmas this year. With each box of Christmas decorations, each seemingly normal Christmas item brought back memories. It’s easy to have memories come flooding back during Christmas because we use many of the same decorations year after year. I love this about Christmas, but with the thoughts of my youngest son’s first birthday just around the corner I wished we had the same memory inducing decorations for our birthdays.
A few days later while browsing Pinterest for a few more birthday idea’s for my little man, I found exactly what I had been looking for! A homemade birthday wreath that you could reuse each year! I took the idea and made it my own.
I chose to use a styrofoam wreath and covered it with a brown satin ribbon secured with hot glue. I created a color pallet that was neutral yet fun so that it could be used for all of our birthdays. The paper I chose was each selected individually to match my color scheme, instead of from a large scrapbook pack of paper. I decided to loosely glue numbers (representing the birthday celebrated) so that I could peel them off and replace them. Other than that, I followed the ideas found on The Silly Pearl Blog.
Every family is different…that’s what keeps things fun and interesting! Take it, and make it your own, then come back and share!
*Note: I loved the party horn idea of the wreath, however if you are looking for something easier try deflated balloons or other “birthday” type items that are already pre-made.