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Friday, April 15, 2011

Pink Saturday ~ April 16, 2011

Sweet 16 party.
Last Saturday afternoon my niece had her 16th birthday party. She choose to have a chocolate cake with a lavender fondant with a strawberry filling. YUM! Sorry, I didn't get a shot of the filling...


One of her interests currently is Ballywood dancing which is what inspired me to make her the journal below.  I used a plain spiral bound notebook. I took an image of Ballywood dancers, with the help of Photoshop, I removed the face of one of the dancers and replaced it with a picture of my niece. I added some text to the image.  I added some pretty pink decorative paper and silk ribbons to the outside front. A map of India (notice the pink) is on the outside back cover. I added a few other items to the inside including the bright pink envelope containing a birthday card and money gift.


 
Then I wrapped it in a piece of shimmery fabric. The fabric will be fun to wear while dancing.


Of course it had a pink bow!

Another niece at the party was kind enough to allow me to photograph the back of her hoodie. Wow, the things we do for Pink Saturday -



And that sums it all up "we love pink!"
Thanks to Beverly at How Sweet The Sound we are going to have another Happy Pink Saturday

16 comments:

  1. Happy Pink Saturday!


    What a fun post!


    ~ Gabriela ~

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  2. How cute...that is a great gift idea. AND I totally want that Pink Sweatshirt! :)

    HaPpY pInK sAtUrDaY!
    Sarah

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  3. Happy Birthday to the sweet 16!! Love the wrapping and the sweatshirt.
    Happy Pink Saturday, Char

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  4. Happy Pink Saturday Linda Sweetie...
    What a darling share today. I love the cake. It looks so beautiful, and I am sure it was SO yummy.
    I love the little balls, that look like pearls around the bottom edge. That is so pretty.

    Now I have not heard of Ballywood dancing, but what fun it looks like. I love the idea you used of putting your neices' face on that of the dancer and making her a journal. So original and the netting wrapping is just beautiful. You are so creative, and I know it had to have been the hit of the party.

    I love that pink jacket. That is so stinkin cute. My oldest grand daughter would be drooling over that for sure.

    A beautiful time at the party. Everything was so gorgeous. Thank you for sharing sweetie. I hope you have a wonderful Pink Saturday. Country hugs and much love, Sherry

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  5. Happy Sweet 16! I love it!
    What a great cake!
    Smiles~
    C

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  6. The cake is gorgeous! What a wonderful gift you created for your niece! I bet she loved it!

    Happy PS,
    Jacalyn

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  7. Wonderful pink photos!

    Welcome to visit my
    Pink Saturday!

    Jan Halvard, Norway
    ¡Buenos dias Bolivia!

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  8. The cake sounds wonderful, I would like some cake now. The music is very nice how in world do you that? Happy PS Laura

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  9. What a swell way to celebrate Sweet 16! Terrific card/journal - I love Photoshop too. Happy PS!!

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  10. She is very lucky to have you for her aunt!! How special, this is a bueatiful keepsake and one she will cherish the rest of her life. And you are so clever for making it all about what interests her, your creativity knows no bounds!!

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  11. What a fabulous cake - Happy Pink Saturday to you! Hope you're enjoying your weekend.

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  12. Hi Linda,
    Wow--I love it all!!! And I love the peace symbols on the cake--what a gorgeous cake...and such a beautiful keepsake you made...it is so special!!!
    And thank you so much for voting--that was sooo sweet of you!!!
    XO
    Cindy

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  13. Linda, the cake I would not want to cut into, it is fabulous, a work of art in itself! ... but that chocolate & filling would have swayed me for sure.

    Ballywood is the rage as is the rumba now ... the journal is just darling & I am sure she is loving this precious creation from you.

    Have a beautiful week.
    TTFN ~
    Marydon

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  14. What a sweet gift you gave your niece!! I'll bet she loved it! Happy Pink Saturday!

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  15. Hi Linda,
    Thank you so much for joining me for tea!!! And THANK YOU so much for voting!!! That was SO sweet of you!!!
    XO
    Cindy

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  16. Oh my goodness... Can I be your neice?!!! What a beautiful gift!! Best wishes to her, and I can only imagine how much she surely treasures such a beautiful gift! ~tina

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