Thursday, July 24, 2014

Shelley's 17th Birthday Party

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We celebrated Shelley's 17th birthday with a small family party.  We have four family birthdays this month.  :)

I decided to purchase new table linens that were on sale @ April Cornell from the Garden Patchwork and the Zinnia Garden Collections.  I didn't see them in person first, but I thought that the collection would work well with my MacKenzie-Childs Wallcourt Collection, and I was correct (this time).  I love the linens, and I think they'll be used a whole lot in the coming years.

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Because the colors in the linens match the Wallcourt dishes so well, I think I'll use them often.
Keeping with the flower garden-themed party, I put together informal summer blooms in mason jars with flower frog lids.


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Shelley chose the menu for her party:

Chocolate cake with chocolate icing
Prosciutto and cheese roll-ups
Vanilla scones
Turkey finger sandwiches
Cheese and sausage balls
Coca-Cola in mini bottles
Coffee and tea


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HAPPY 17TH, SHELLEY!


NOTE:  My girl has been fighting a sinus infection, and the antibiotics have made her terribly ill.  I'm worried about dehydration, so I'm keeping a close watch on her today.


Until next time…

Blessings!
Ricki Jill

14 comments:

  1. Everything is so pretty, I know she loved it!! Hope she's feeling better asap.

    Today is my son's 25th birthday. :)

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  2. Happy birthday to your sweet Shelley. The party looks great. The cake is so much fun. I hope she feels better soon.

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  3. Happy birthday to Shelley. Fantastic, congratulations! I love your birthday party idea and your photos are awesome!
    interior-design

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  4. Happy birthday to beautiful Shelley! She's looking lovely everyday! The party looks awesome as the menu sounds too. Much blessings and feel better soon Shelley.
    FABBY

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  5. What a gorgeous table and cake!! I hope your girl is feeling better very soon. Happy Birthday to her. =)

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  6. What a fun menu for such a beautiful girl! Hope Finn is taking good care of her.

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  7. Everything looks great Ricki Jill. I hope she had a wonderful time.

    Poor Shelley! I hope she feels better soon.

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  8. Happy belated birthday to Shelley. What a pretty table with the new linens and the snazzy cake. I've been catching up on my reading and going back through the posts I missed.

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  9. Happy Birthday to your beautiful daughter, Shelley. Hope she feels better soon.
    Her birthday celebration table definitely says, CELEBRATE! Love the linens with the McK-C. I always fell so happy when I visit Art @ Home. ;-)

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  10. That is just the prettiest birthday table I have ever seen! Birthday blessings to your sweet girl and wishes for feeling better :)
    xoxo, Andrea

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  11. Happy belated birthday Shelly.
    The table looks lovely Ricki Jill

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  12. She's a doll, cute picture. Love that polka dot cake.

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  13. Happy birthday Shelley! That cake is also fab!

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  14. Happy 17th birthday!!!
    Her cake is adorable! Hope she is feeling better!


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