As the name of my blog indicates, I spend a lot of time thinking about home. Of course, my Heavenly Home is the one that is eternal, so that’s where I need to lay up my treasures, and that’s the one I’m striving for. But in the meantime, I have been given this tiny piece of the here-and-now—this home on the edge of town, this family, this neighborhood—in which to serve Him. And, though this is in the earthly realm, I want the things that happen here to be investments in the Heavenly realm.




Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Note Card Party: Birthdays

Although we are smack dab in the middle of a big house project, and the house is discombobulated, and my brain is scattered about like the house is...I decided that I would not be left out of Vee's second Note Card Party!  The first party was such fun and there were so many beautiful photographs to ooh and aah over.  I worked a bit ahead (atypical for me) and found four pictures from my blog that could be used as a set of notecards.  (If you have a blog, you can do it too!)

My theme this month?  Birthdays!  We do love a birthday party around here, and never miss an opportunity to say "We're glad you were born!" with a celebration of some kind. 



a birthday banner and presents galore


vintage kitchen style, ice cream cake




An Autumn Party For Gampy
a cornucopia of treats, vanilla layer cake with orange icing



vintage Barbies, "hat" cupcakes, pink and lace



This is the day which the Lord hath made:
we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Psalm 118:24





Click ~HERE~ to see more of the Note Card Party! 

16 comments:

  1. What a great theme to gather a note card set around! Sweet banners, cakes, and decorations all celebrating the special ones in your family. I love how you say it...we're glad you were born!

    Thanks for taking time out of your busy week to join us and party some more. I think we need cake!

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  2. Each and every photo would make a wonderful birthday card! My grandson calls his other grandfather "Gampy" so that one made me smile ;)

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  3. Mmm, all those wonderful cakes. I just want to put out a finger and swipe some icing!
    You chose a great theme for this month's card party!

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  4. Love your parties! Especially love the acorns strewn across the table at Gampy's party :)

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  5. Great set of photos- all would make lovely note cards, indeed!

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  6. Seems the party was really wonderful with these delicious dishes and cute Barbies! I like most the ice flavored cake though others are also looking pretty good. Thanks for a nice share.
    http://wrapgirlsparty.myopenid.com/

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  7. Wow, what fun parties...may I come to your house for my birthday? These are great and so cheerful.

    Hopping over from Vee's party

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  8. I like this! It's so hard to find a good commercial birthday cards. Seems like they are all a like, or remind me too much of what I sent last year. These would make wonderful birthday cards. Great choice for Vee's party!

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  9. Cheryl, all are beautiful and would make lovely notecards. The ice cream cake looks so delicious.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Sue

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  10. You found the nicest of celebrations to feature on note cards. Can we all come for cake when Vee's party is over?

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  11. so cute. i love them all. so perfect for birthdays. i see you love to celebrate. (:

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  12. Great theme - birthdays!

    Love all your ideas - I will likely steal some...hee hee!

    Deanna

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  13. Beautiful cakes and I love the banner!

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  14. This is a collection of the sweetest note cards! Very nice!

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