How are you? Are you in a trash to treasure frame of mind?
Life has been cray cray here, ya know what I’m sayin’?
I’ve been having a blast flea market and garage sale shopping, so some fun projects are in the works!
AND…I have a child finishing her junior year of college and starting both a job and an internship; a child graduating from high school, looking for his first job, and preparing for college; a teenager finishing her sophomore year of high school and preparing to start a summer internship with an Ohio Senator’s campaign, and one more finishing 7th grade and plotting world domination.
Seriously. If you’ve got young children, and are overwhelmed with parenting responsibilities…I wish I could tell you that it gets easier.
It just gets different.
So, anyway, let’s make something, shall we?
With a sweet 16 bonfire and a graduation party to plan, I’ve been on the hunt for budget friendly decor ideas that will work for both.
Each party will feature a dessert bar, so my search started with serving pieces.
A trip to the local Goodwill resulted in this plate, for $1.99
And these small candlesticks, 99 cents each.
For a more masculine themed grad party, I decided to combine my love of white and wood tones.
With a little Gorilla Glue. (affiliate link below)
And here’s the result. A functional and pretty way to serve desserts. I like the simplicity, cut crystal cake plates are not for me.
I took lots of photos. (insert sheepish grin here)
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