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Tick Tock the Piñata Build: Part 4

So after much contemplation I have shifted the direction of my dear friend Tick Tock and have gone with this head.  I jumped down the Pinterest rabbit hole one more time to see how others sculpted more difficult paper mache sculptures and the answer is this – or so I think. 

His body should be much simpler than this head, but we’ll see…I am still completely nervous about this project.  However,  if it turns out great then this will surely lend help to someone else’s creative process since Pinterest shows many amazing piñatas without tutorials for the more difficult or extravagant ones.

I’m off to work on my dear friend some more, so please continue to stop by and check out my progress!  

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Passion Projects: Mad Hatters Tea Party Party Package

As you may know from reading my other articles, I’m a mom to an only son and have a big desire to start my own Etsy shop making this the perfect project.  Despite my desire to sell this, I know that I have 2 audiences:  the one that likes my work and wants to make it; and the other that wants to buy it.  With that spirit in mind I will provide you with instructions for my fellow doers,

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Posted in A Pirate Party Recipe, Crafting, DIY, DIY Birthday Parties, Jake and the Neverland Pirates, Kids Birthday Parties, Pinata, Pirate Party, Pirate Party!, Pirate Ship, Uncategorized

How to Create Your Own Pirate Ship Piñata

I am CRAZY about DIY birthday parties for children.  Just before my son turned 1 I decided that we just had to do an over the top DIY Dr. Seuss party and I was going to make the stuff all by myself.  After the first two birthday parties I had finally figured out DIY takes time to pull off your big ideas and so now that my son is finally 3 going on 33 I start planning his party almost immediately after the last one.  Next year for his 4th birthday we are planning a pirate party and of course that needed the perfect piñata! Continue reading “How to Create Your Own Pirate Ship Piñata”