Oh What Fun! Party

One week until Christmas?! Where has this year gone?? I’m enjoying a full two weeks off of work, and I kicked off my winter break with a little slumber party with my Girl Scout troop this past weekend. This summer, the girls made a bucket list of things they wanted to do in their last year of Scouts (they all graduate in June), and a slumber party at my house was on the list. They said they wanted to watch movies and do crafts, so that’s exactly what I planned.

After shopping around for decorations, I found some adorable plates that said, “Oh what fun!” and decided that would be the theme for the party.

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To set the tone for the party, I used my favorite online invitation platform, Paperless Post.

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Since our house was already decorated for Christmas (read about that here), I didn’t want to go over the top with too much additional decor. So,Β I gathered the plates, some fun glittery wrapping paper, my lighted marquee board, a glitter banner, and a few other decorations to bring the theme to life.

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My girls have been really into beauty products and Lush lately, so I thought it’d be fun to make our own bath bombs. They also requested the chance to make caramel apples, so I got supplies for that, too.

I also set out our stash of Christmas movies so they’d be easily accessible.

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The party started at 7:00, so I opted to serve snacks, since I knew the girls would have already eaten dinner. I decided on some veggies with dip, a charcuterie board, fruit, sugar cookies, and the caramel apples.

For some extra fun, I used some wrapping paper, string lights, and my glitter banner to create a fun photo booth for the girls. I also made my first geofilter on Snapchat!

Since it was a cozy night in, I wanted the party favors to reflect that. I got each girl some cozy slipper socks, a bath bomb, a face mask, and a s’mores candy bar. I also used the laser cutter at Girl Scouts to create an extra special ornament for the girls featuring a snapshot from a photo shoot we had done earlier this year. I wrapped everything up in a little box and put them under the tree ready to be gifted.

It was such a fun night, and I hardly took any photos because we were having such a good time! I did manage to snap one quick pic of the girls (with Penny too!) before they left in the morning. Love these girls!

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On Thursday, I’ll be sharing the recipe for the festive drink I served at the party. See you back here then!

Party on!
JW

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