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I'm super excited to share these photos with you! I loved designing this fiesta-themed party for my hubs. We had such a great time!
For the invitation, I printed out the lettering and then drew the "papel picado" design around the words. I went over everything with a carbon pen, burned a screen with my Gocco machine, and made prints.
I used air plants, bougainvillea blooms, beautiful cacti, mangos, and limes as centerpieces.
The "25" papel picado (Mexican banner) took about two months to complete. I drew out the design like the invitation. Then I cut it out with an X-acto over heavy cardstock to make a template. I then folded each color of tissue paper to make 8 layers and cut each color separately. I had calluses on my fingers from the knife.
We had our favorite local Mexican food van, Taco Xpress (we call it Magic Taco), cater.
A Feliz Cumpleanos burlap banner above the funfetti cupcakes and Mexican tiles below.
At David's request - an oreo ice cream cake.
Tova wore a dress bought by one of David's coworkers in Guatemala.
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all images © Kallie Brynn Photography