Pirate Party Gift Bags

Carrying on with the pirate party theme what children’s party is complete without party bags. Here’s a really simple solution – free printable labels that you can attach to ready made plain white bags. Free printable labels – Pirate Gift Bag Labels But if you’re feeling creative and have plenty of time you can make your own party bags.  Here’s a link to some Halloween bags … Continue reading Pirate Party Gift Bags

Pirate Themed Birthday Party Pack

Tomorrow is International Talk Like a Pirate day so as noted in my blog on Saturday I am creating a pirate themed party pack which I’ll post over the next few days. All good birthday parties need birthday bunting and pirate signs so below you’ll find links to some free printables. The first download contains bunting signage spelling out HAPPY BIRTHDAY along with a selection … Continue reading Pirate Themed Birthday Party Pack

Designing a Book Cover

My husband is just finishing off his second book of short stories and this time he agreed that I could design his book cover. I started off with a bit of research and as I’m not skilled enough to use any online design software opted for a Matisse style paper cut design taking inspiration from the genius designer Saul Bass. If you’re not familiar with … Continue reading Designing a Book Cover

Pirate Ship Table Centre Piece

So Wednesday 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day.  Last year I did a few pirate sketches to honour the theme, this year I thought I’d create a pirate themed birthday party pack which will come in useful as my cousin is planning a pirate themed party for one of her little ones in January. I thought I’d start with the decoration that takes … Continue reading Pirate Ship Table Centre Piece

Time for a Scrumdiddlyumptious Celebration

What better reason to dust off that old copy of Mathilda, the Big friendly Giant or Danny, the Champion of the World than a day dedicated to the ultimate children’s writer – Roald Dahl Day. A man who gave us a rich array of memorable and amusing character and invented words many of which have entered everyday language and are now included in the Oxford … Continue reading Time for a Scrumdiddlyumptious Celebration