If you're following along on instagram, you may have read that June is a busy month for celebrating at our house. Yesterday was Father's Day, next weekend is Caitlin's 3rd birthday party (more to come on that soon), and last weekend we hosted a little breakfast in honor of my mom's birthday. Since things have been so busy around here, I knew I wouldn't be able to design everything myself. This time I ordered The Porch collection from Minted's new line of party supplies, and you can see how well it brought everything together. Of course, I can never resist doing a few projects of my own, so keep reading for details and some quick DiYs...
The breakfast menu was delicious, though perhaps not quite nutritious. We started with mini veggie quiches and greek yogurt with honey + fresh strawberries. Michele of Cakewalk Baking brought over a yummy lemon cake and muffins with lemon curd + cream cheese frosting. And then we had a few apothecary jars full of mini donuts... because obviously we didn't have enough sweets already. To drink (in addition to coffee), I offered grapefruit or apple juice to mix with Prosecco for a unique twist on mimosas.
I topped the cake with a few scalloped stickers and strung them along a length of twine, then grabbed a big rose from our garden to coordinate with the happy birthday banner.
The table runner was easily made by stamping black circles on kraft wrapping paper using a round sponge brush. Notice how it again ties back to the banner as well as some of the oversized table confetti?
In my favorite project of the day... the hand drawn dotted planter and dessert plate were made with dry erase marker. Obviously you don't want it to touch your food, but it's such a fun way to add a finishing touch that won't ruin your ceramic dishes. After the party it just wipes away!
I'm always a sucker for a bit of washi tape, so this time I used it to make toppers for the muffins as well as tails for a little prize ribbon that served as the gift tag on my mom's presents...
It was so cute to see my mom wowed by the details that were just for her. And this one was easy to put together on a tight schedule... aren't breakfast parties the best?
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