Monday, September 10, 2012

Birthday Celebrations

This weekend I celebrated my birthday a few days early.  I could not have asked for a better final weekend of my 20s!

Saturday I finally got to try one of the art bars that I've been seeing and hearing about.

Jill from Cheers to Art was a great host

With my sister-in-law, sister, and momma before we got started

We started with our blank canvases

 Then, after we got a base coat on, we started painting swirls

and more swirls

until we had a final masterpiece

I love that each one, although the same, is quite unique.

Saturday my BFF's parents allowed me to take over their home and have my birthday party there.  I am so blessed to have her and her family in my life!
{ps, she's responsible for my gorgeous new haircut}

it was a perfect day to be outside with so many of my loved ones

My friend's mom made me this sign and everyone signed it.  It was such a great, unexpected keepsake from my day.

I love these girls to pieces...and that guy in the photo?  Oh, that's Ernie Halter!

He played a private show for me and my friends and family.
{my husband really knows how to get me the best gifts!}

 E, you're the best!  Thanks for making my "dirty 30" one I'll always remember!

The weekend only could have been better if my husband had been around but he'll be here in time for my actual birthday =}


Mrs. Duh said...

Happy Almost Birthday! It looks like you had a great time!

Nicole said...

That looks like so much fun!

AlanaMarie said...

Happy Birthday!
I adore you blog, along with all things Japan. I lived in Okinawa for a few years and miss Japanese culture so much.
I nominated you for an award on my blog!
I hope you have a great birthday!

JG said...

So much fun! I love that you're making this an epic birthday. :) What a great way to celebrate!