DIY Sour Cream Crown

We just finished the crowns for our princess’s upcoming birthday party.

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I wanted the crowns to be unique which meant I needed to make them myself (like I really needed the excuse lol).
I entertained the thought of lace crowns for a minute since I loved the ones done by thegirlinspired but in the end I decided I wanted ones shaped more like Aurora’s crown since we are having a Sleeping Beauty themed party.
In order to achieve this look I sketched out a crown on cardstock until I had the shape I desired.

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Then traced it on some sour cream containers (don’t judge but we definitely go through a lot of sour cream in our house and I save the containers because…well you never know when you will need one).
Next I cut the crowns out using my new handy tandy shears that I got from my mother-in-law for Christmas (thank you again Connie…I LOVE these things!!).

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After I gave them a good two coats of Rust-Oleum gold spray-paint (letting them dry fully in between coats) I gave them one coat of Valspar gold glitter spray-paint.

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Now I am just debating whether to attach them to the gold headbands or not. Either way, we are super excited with the results so far.

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Funny Face Lunch

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This funny little guy just started developing on his own as I put Lyssa’s lunch together.
His fuzzy eyebrows are shredded baby carrots
His big eyes are cucumbers cups filled with green goddess dip & I used black olives for the pupils
The nose is simply a Babybel Swiss cheese wheel
His smile I shaped out of imitation crab meat
She will be delighted to see her dessert is watermelon with a little bit of whipped cream

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And because I saw Josh eyeing the cucumber cups…he got a smile face too 😋

Fish Themed Lunch

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This week’s lunch were inspired by our upcoming Florida trip.
Fish = turkey & cheese sandwich
Bubbles = vanilla meringues
Ocean = cotton candy flavored Greek yogurt
Seashell = pink chocolate
Sand = sprinkle of brown sugar
Rainbow = goldfish crackers