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10.27.2009

Tuesday Twilight Saga Update


I am up to my ears and eyeballs in New Moon party stuff. I'm pretty sure I'm driving everyone around me CA-RAZY with all of it. I just can't help myself. You see all of that "stuff" in the box...well, it started out as a small collection of things for my New Moon party and it's turned into a HEAPING pile in a matter of weeks. I've got plans for making invitations, a banner, center pieces, goody bags (aka swag bags)...then there is the decor, the food, and the fun (of course)...which require lots and lots of planning. I'm no longer hosting the party at someone's house, but at the hotel, and that has brought on a whole new set of obstacles. However, everything will be done by November 19th! It will...it has to...my Twilight happiness depends on it. I don't want to have any regrets of things I wish I had done. I realize there is always Eclipse, but who wants to wait until June 2010? Not me. In the next few weeks, I'll be posting pics of finished projects, so check back if you're interested in witnessing some Twilight craziness. I should be committed. Truly.
I wanted to give a few shout-outs to some Etsy sellers. Thanks to them I have found some fabulous and fun items that will be going in my "swag bags":
  • Shabby Sneakers - cute iron-on transfers w/ Twilight sayings ($7) and a New Moon domino necklace ($10-12) - these are actually not going in the swag bags, just a little something for me. :)
  • ElectrikPinkPirate's Curios from California - super cool vampire bite mark temporary tattoos ($1.50/4 sets)
  • AJ Sweet Soap - adorable mini vampire teeth soaps ($6.00/20). She also has a "Jacob" soap, wolf howling at the moon...that may be my next purchase!
  • Twimom - you can get your very own pdf file full of New Moon party planning including games, invites, and tons of extras! ($8)

I've also found some wax vamp teeth at Oriental Trading and of course New Moon Candy at Walgreen's. Another fun item I picked up at Walgreen's were these warewolf gloves...thought they would make a cute game prize...especially for a Team Jacob person!

Hopefully tomorrow or Thursday I'll be able to show you the New Moon banner I've been working on!

Hope everyone is having a great week so far!♥

10 comments...I love comments:

Jen said...

I want to come to your party!!!!

Seriously, sounds like so much fun! I'm sure everyone will have an awesome time and be amazed at all your efforts. Take pictures!!!!

Darlene said...

You are going to have the BESTEST party around!!! What FUN!!!

shortmama said...

Sounds like its going to be a great party!

Grace said...

Oh wow that sound slike so much fun!!! I am a twi-hard as they have so lovingly labelled us!!! I absolutely cannot wait until November 20th!!! My birthday is around the same time and I am so going for my birthday! In fact I am reading New Moon just so it will be fresh for the movie release! I will follow and am excited to see how your party turns out! Have a great week!

MiMi said...

I'm with Jen! Hey, is there a place where you can get red contacts?? That would be sweeet!

Carrie said...

I wish I lived close enough to come to this party b/c I can tell its going to be a blast!

Shawn said...

ME TOO! I wanna come!

Michelle said...

OMG, I SO BADLY want to come to your premier party :( boo hoo, come to Oregon and I will drive you to Forks and we can have it there :) sound like a plan? I did however buy my new moon premier tickets, can't wait!!!! ;)

The Blonde Duck said...

It sounds like you'll have a wonderful party!!!

And I'm so glad you're enjoying Halloween Week at the Pond. :)

jenjen said...

I want to come too!!! Your party sounds like it is going to be AWESOME! I am so impressed!

XOOX
Jen