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Real Parties: Penelope's Indian Summer Birthday Party


We were recently contacted by Tiny Whales designer and owner, Brittany Wagoner, to make the decorations for her little Penelope’s 3rd birthday. We were beyond excited since the theme was - you guessed it - Indian Summer!  I can’t think of a better color pallet for a mid-October birthday. All these bright colors looked amazing, don’t you think?

It's not a party without a piñata! We were really excited to get to make this gorgeous piñata… l love the cream. And how cute is this piñata stick! I can’t get enough! We filled it with colorful confetti, plastic jewelry, and granola bars. 


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We also made custom feather crowns for each of the girls. These little glittery crowns were a huge hit and we suspect little Penelope has yet to take hers off!

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All of the fabulous details that went into this little princess’s party were amazing! Brittany was incredibly crafty. We love this custom polka dot tepee and these fabulous glittery mason jars. 



HUGE thanks to Brittany and Shawn for letting us be a part of Penelope's special day! And be sure to check out TINY WHALES; they make the cutest kids clothes!  



DIY: Indian Summer Tepee

I have seen so many adorable Tepees on Pinterest and  blogs lately so, when we decided to launch our “Indian Summer” party box, I knew I had to make one.  I found this great tutorial here and found all my supplies in Downtown LA and Home Depot. Altogether, it cost us about $30.00. We started with 7 yards of fabric at about $3.00 a yard, and then bought 6 pieces of framing wood at $1.80 apiece. The tutorial is pretty simple, although, when trying to measure out my triangles, I found it difficult to make the angles straight without a protractor. Also a super long ruler would be immensely helpful.  But even with all the imperfections, the tepee still turned out great. 


We used some pink leather cording to tie the posts together and then hung our “Indian Summer” balloon tassel tail and hand dyed streamers from the top to make it more festive and colorful! You can purchase them in our Large and Medium boxes found here

So cute! Everyone loved hanging out in it and taking pictures. Adorable! 

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