A few weeks ago we celebrated my brother's birthday. One of my favorite traditions is having family birthday parties. My mom always makes something delicious, and it's a great reason to hang out together. It was also the perfect opportunity to give my niece and nephew their valentine poppers. This was definitely not my easiest project, but I had high hopes of the candy and stickers bursting from the tube and raining down on the kids as they squealed with delight and amazement at how crafty I was. Well, not all projects work out just like you imagine. They didn't have the gusto I imagined, but the kiddos didn't seem to mind, and I think they liked the outcome.
You could kind of see the candy shooting out, and it was so fun to watch him collect his bounty.
My niece figured out a new way to use her popper pretty quick. I should have just given her the cardboard roll and saved myself a lot of time decorating it:)
Look at all those special badges made from the sweetest kid.
I've been really into making handmade cards for people the past year. I like making it extra personal and adding some old photos of us.
With that perfect little curl hanging down, my brother sure looks like that caped crusader in a red cape, doesn't he? Happy birthday, to the best big brother!