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We had a Peppa Pig birthday party!  Even though none of the guest had any idea who Peppa Pig is, they all went all with the theme and enjoyed the decorations.

Starting off I sent out this invitation:

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It was a little silly, but I had to go along with the naming game of the show.  Peppa Pig, Rebecca Rabbit, Danny Dog, etc.  To get the pictures I watch the show on the computer (Youtube) and screen shot what I want.  Then I use Microsoft Word to edit out what I don’t want and I arrange it on the picture.  I send the invitations out via Facebook and I send one in the mail to anyone who doesn’t have Facebook.  This saves me money and it is handy because the recipient doesn’t lose the invitation.

I love making a special shirt for the birthday child.  I used felt and iron adhesive to attach it to the shirt.  I did add some embroidery floss for embellishment.

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I just love her smile in the picture of her sitting down.  To make the shirt I printed out a picture of Peppa.  I then cut it apart (head, dress, arms, etc.) and used those pieces to cut out the felt.  The embroidery floss really made it look like Peppa!

I decided to do a cupcake cake for her.  I wasn’t too optimistic about it because I  have the hardest time getting my icing the right consistency.  But I think it ended up looking really cute!

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I decorated the table with a green table cloth to look like grass, a piece of craft paper to look like a muddy puddle, and I placed the cake in the muddy puddle.  I also sprinkled chocolate chips around to look like she had jumped in the mud.  The cups are designed to look like you have a pigs nose when you drink.

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I had a few games at the party.  I printed a picture of Peppa, cut off the nose and laminated it for “Pin the nose on Peppa.”  I then printed out a nose for each of the kids.  We also got to jump in muddy puddles!  I just cut craft paper out and used double stick tape to keep it in place.  The games are never a big deal at the parties but I still like to have some sort of activity if the kids want.  They normally just want to play with toys!

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My daughter wasn’t too sure how to eat the cupcake, or she just thought you always stick your face in your cake on your birthday!

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I will leave you with a cute picture of her blowing out her candles.

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