Thursday, August 16, 2012

One Year Blogiversary and Giveaway!



In a galaxy far, far away.... I started a blog.



It all started with this little tea party.  My first meager attempts at party styling and designing.  When I discovered party printables a little over a year ago, I was immediately hooked.  I've always loved illustration and throwing fun and original parties for my kids, so the idea of designing my own party decorations just made sense.  I figured with four children that would give me plenty of opportunities to create and let my creative juices flow.  Right about that same time I opened an Etsy shop to just see if I could even make a little money with some of my ideas.  I have loved every minute of it ever since.  The last year has been filled with fabulous parties, fun memories with my kids, and wonderful friends, oh and lots of yummy baking.  

Living in Germany has made me a very independent party planner.  Years ago I ordered my sons Power Ranger decorations from an online store and they did not arrive until two weeks after the party.  After that I vowed to only use what I could find locally or make it myself.  Which is why I make all my own cakes, desserts and goodies too.  

I think that is what made printable decorations so attractive to me.  The ability to print out your party invitations and decorations in your own home and never have to worry about the mail ever again. I also love that I can design the colors, patterns and clip art myself to match all of the other party details.  








This last year has really been so amazing and inspiring and fun.  I can't wait to see what this next year is going to bring.  



To celebrate my one year blogiversary I am offering a giveaway for a custom designed printable party package.  This can be a design currently found in my Etsy shop or if you would like something different then we will work together to create something entirely new for you. Party printables are great if you are a little bit crafty and creative and like to give your party a personal touch.  This giveaway is a wonderful way for you to try out printables for the first time for free or if you're a printable veteran then this is a great way to save money.  

This package includes:
invitaions/ invitation cover
thank you notes
party banner
cupcake topper
cupcake wrappers
napkin rings
cake banner
drink wrappers
food labels
Welcome sign
2 designs of coordinating digital paper


This package is for digital files only, you can print these at home or at a printing service near you.    All Sunny by Design products are for personal use only and not for resale.
The giveaway will run for one week and the winner will be announced on the following Saturday.  Thanks for stopping by.

~Sunny~

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17 comments:

  1. I have yet to venture into the world of paper crafts to do a party for my kids but they have reaped the benefits of your Oreo Truffles. SO YUMMY!!

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    1. Aw thanks. You gotta love those things they are so good. Paper crafts are pretty addictive too, but way less calories.

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  2. The world of printable party decor/favors is new for me, but it maybe something to consider for a future party idea to tie things together. Your stuff looks great!

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    1. Thanks so much. I love the versatility. They can be modified by me to fit the scheme and theme of your party.

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  3. I love your Printables and i wish i can do it like you :-) But i cant so i hope i will winn :-)
    Kiwi

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    1. I would love to make you some my friend:)

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  4. I love your printables and would love to win this giveaway! I just got engaged and will be getting married next year, I would love to get some printables for my bridal shower from your collection! Plus I could tell everyone where I got my printables from the one the only AMAZING Sunny! Also I would love to have some things made for the wedding as well so who knows if I win this I can buy some stuff for the wedding too! Thank you for giving me the opportunity to enter this giveaway, you are too sweet! Good luck to everyone who has entered this giveaway!

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    1. Thanks, your too sweet. I love designing for bridal showers and congratulations by the way.

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  5. I love your work. My son wants a star wars theme. He is a big fan of the clone wars. If he had his way it would feature mainly barris and Ahsoka.

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    1. My son is a huge Star Wars fan too. That was his theme last year for his 6th birthday. I still can't believe there is an actual recipe for Wookie Cookies, that cracks me up.

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  6. There's something about boys and Star Wars. While my son loves all things Star Wars he loves the girl Jedi’s the best. :) I too have been looking at all kinds of different items to cook and Brand as Star Wars food. I've seen a recipe for yoda soda and labels to just cover the soda. I even saw a picture using straws to make Jell-O worms- I thought that might be an unusual Star Wars dish to serve! I just have to think of a unique name to call it. This is where my husband will be exceedingly handy.

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  7. My biggest party yet - my wedding - is coming up at the end of September and I'd love to have some of your designs used for the wedding! They are gorgeous and fun!

    Then in the next few years some baby shower parties! :)

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    1. Well congratulations. Weddings are so fun to design for. I love being part of any memorable occasion. It makes me feel like I was there.

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  8. The theme for my next party??? I just ordered it from your Etsy shoppe... Pajama Glam!!! :)

    Your work is amazing!!! I can't wait 'til the party on Friday!!! :)

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    1. Aw I love Glam parties. Friday is right around the corner too. If you are anything like me you're probably running around like a maniac right now.

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    1. That's a good one. I don't have any housewarming themes. That would be fun to do.

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