Gianna's party theme centered around owls.
Not because she loves owls.
But because I saw these precious owl fabric turned into a halter dress on Etsy.
Would've even been more perfect if I hadn't ordered it in a size too big. I spent half the party following her around and pulling it up, even though I took it in a little. Silver lining: she can wear it all next summer.
Here are the invitations I designed on Scrapblog
I found this idea online and knew it would be perfect.
Oreos for the eyes (double stuff, off course), Junior Mints for the pupils, M&M for the beak and "sawed off" Oreos for the eyebrows. The actual cupcakes were made from scratch (super easy, super chocolately and super moist) from a recipe I've found here. I even made them a couple of days ahead and froze them so I wouldn't go into my typical last minute party panic mode when I finally embrace the reality that I am NOT Martha Stewart.
I made her cake too. The cake tastes amazing, but my decorating skills leave a lot of room for growth.
That last frame is totally worth enlarging....