The rain kinda washed out our plans of setting up a fun, sunny circus in our backyard....but Grayson's first birthday still turned out being a lot of fun. I cooked up a big batch of chili to keep everyone nice and warm and we moved the carnival games to the garage. I didn't capture as many pics of the day as I would have liked to but here's a few of our Big Top touches, and of the cutest ring master to take the stage!
Was really happy with the invites I whipped up for this one and for the teal/red color scheme
All of those empty boxes that had been taking up residence in the basement (which I totally cleaned up for the party - one stone + two birds = Booyah) came in SUPER handy for building our carnival games. The kids got all tatted up and our tattoo parlor...I think Blake had 6 at one point
Jon did an awesome job building this great train out of some more boxes....the best find was a $20 pop up circus tent that I found at Ikea....it now lives in our living room and as you can see the Jerk Dog has decided that it would make the perfect home for him
And of course, here's my happy baby enjoying his BDay cake
I know I said it before but thank you to everyone who came out to make the day so special.
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