1 Day to 1 Year Pictures

I just wanted to share a quick something I recently did for Littler Pax’s birthday party that I thought was really fun (and the guests loved it, too!):

They were so simple, personal, cheap, and classy – perfect for our backyard barbecue.  I found two frames I had with two 4×6 openings each.  I then found two photos when Littler Pax was one day old (from pictures I had taken at the hospital) and two from his first birthday.  Since his party was the day after his birthday, I actually took some pictures on his birthday and simply printed those out the morning of the party. Any recent pictures would do, though, of course.

I then cut out some labels from this chalkboard contact paper: Commercial Chalkboard Contact Paper, Black, 18 Inches x 6 Feet (using this shape cutter: EK Success Tools Punch, Real Estate Sign – I love these for labeling all sorts of things!) and stuck them right on top of the glass.  I could have put them inside the frame, but I didn’t want to ruin the mats.  This way, they were temporary but looked great for the party:

Total cost: less than $1.  And, like I said, the guests at the party loved looking at them and discussing how he had grown and changed in just one short year.  It goes by so fast!!!

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  1. Adorable! Great idea! Jenna @ Rain on a Tin Roof

  2. What a great idea! I love this. Thanks so much for linking up to Give Me The Goods Monday! Can’t wait to see what goods you bring this coming Monday 😉
    Jamie @ somuchbetterwithage.com

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