Saturday, May 29, 2010

Every boy loves trains.

For every birthday occasion for my kids, I try to do some craft of some sort - either involving the guests to make it, or having the guest add message/pictures to something I made.

Here is a train that I created with My Community Cricut cartridge. Inside each of the trains, I put a picture of each guest. I also added some of my son's favorite characters into the trains as well (Mickey Mouse, Thomas, Vancouver 2010 mascots...) I cut out the shapes big enough for all the guests to write a birthday message on the back of their train. Of course, the train driver was the birthday boy.

I attached all the trains together to look like this:

This not only makes a great birthday party decor, but a great memory keepsake!
(The lettering was done with SCAL)


  1. this is a great idea... Awesome.

  2. what a great idea. banners are so in now and this is a novel take on it. what size did you do the trains? very inspiring. love your site.



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