I was blessed with the presence of fairy princesses in my home yesterday. 9 of them!
And yes, I do realize the birthdays in my home don't happen for a few more weeks, but this was not a birthday party. It was just for fun!
Knowing such beauty would soon arrive, we beautified our home the best we could.
The door hinted at a craft to be made later on...
Tiaras and wings were hung by the door for the little fairies to choose their very own.
Flowers and balloons were strategically hung.
A bluebird hovered over her nest of party favors.
Chairs were adorned with bows and flowers.
Tulle filled with flowers and butterflies was hung from the deck (although the wind soon had it's way with it, making it completely uncontrollable).
A watermelon house was even made incase some smaller fairies decided to join us. Adeline decorated this completely by herself!
And my little fairy princesses waited patiently for the rest of the fairies from Addie's Sunday School class to arrive.
Even mama was excited. Perhaps even more excited than anyone! You can't really tell here, but I had my very own fairy wings on too.
I am the fairy queen, you know...
Finally all the little fairy princesses arrived and we got our party off to a fun start...
... with an easy tiara frame craft (found on clearance at Target for 25 cents each!). It's always good to start with easy.
Next the fairies floated around the yard in search of the golden nuggets that the fairy king (a.k.a. Chad... hee hee) had scattered about.
The golden nuggets were all found! And their reward - CANDY! You're welcome, fairy moms... ;)
Now let's try getting another picture of those beautiful faces...
Almost successful! :)
After all that hunting, these fairies were hungry!
And maybe a little silly...
But what do fairy princesses eat, you ask?
Why, fairy cakes (oreo balls), sugar cookies (thanks, Abby!), flower and butterfly sandwiches, and frozen pineapple flower pops, of course!
These turned out so cute, they were worth getting a close-up of, even if they were a little frosty!
Hint: Eat these while frozen, because when they start to melt, they fall apart quickly, making for a sticky, yummy mess!
We ended with another craft. This time a little more complicated, but these fairies were definitely smart enough and creative enough to pull it off!
Wish I had a cute picture of them all with their fairy craft, but alas, I was too busy changing Tate's diaper blowout to catch them all before they scattered around the yard to play.
I will say a HUGE thank you to my super wonderful Chad, who ran around like a crazy man while I requested everything from scissors and tape to tying ribbons to scattering gold.
And also, thank you Family Fun magazine for all your fun ideas! I LOVE this magazine! Makes my job of coming up with creative ideas MUCH less stressful! :)
And, of course, thank you to all the beautiful fairy princesses who made our day extra special! You were all so much fun!