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3/3/12

thirteen shmirteen

my sweetest (and 1st) nephew is turning 13 this week! i told him he wasn't allowed to but he seems to be doing it anyhow. 
i can't believe how quickly the time goes! our guy at 13 is quick as a whip and the funniest kid on the block... i'm a forever proud aunt!

 amy and nate are throwing austin a party tonight! i made him weird masks, like party nosferatu, party lemonhead from adventure time, party sloth in a suit, and party mr. meowgi (austin's cat), so all his favorite friends could come along. 

i've always wanted to try making a surprise ball for someone after seeing it on heidi's blog a few years ago...this seemed like the perfect occasion! lots of sweets and funny odds and ends and some money rolled up into a crate paper ball.

oh to be 13 again! 
ugh...or maybe not. haha. 

hoping your weekend is going real swell! 
xoxo

14 comments:

  1. I love that he's not "too cool for school." Some thirteen year olds get a little weird, but he looks so sweet!

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  2. I would've loved a party like that when I was 13 - or even today ;)

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  3. Those masks are so fun! Pary nosferatu is my favourite... Very clever

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  4. I love how pretty your surprise ball looks. I made one for my niece and nephews for Christmas and it was SO much fun watching them unravel it. They had never seen anything like that before. I didn't even think of putting candy in it.. just lots of trinkets and funny false teeth.

    Those masks are great. Happy Birthday to your nephew!!!

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  5. My little girl is on the verge of turning 13. It's so sad that they grow up so fast.

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  6. Such great decorations! I am just fine with skipping 13... oh to be 10 again but not so much 13 :)

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  7. Those masks are great! Looks like it is going to be a fun party :)

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  8. Love, love, love those masks. It's my OH's 40th in April and we are having an 80's party so I think I may have to adopt your idea and do some 80's masks. Fun!
    Sam x

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  9. Gorrrrgeous photos! Love the colours - so much fun! Have a very hip hop happy birthday, grown up boy! xxx

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  10. i love the surprise ball idea!! i'm thinking maybe for easter??

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  11. The masks are great! I love the cat one. It's so fun to make surprise balls, isn't it!?

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  12. Party Nosferatu has stolen my heart forever. Well done!

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