Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Fabulous Party Freebie

Here's a fun freebie for all mothers of a boy. This is not my usual QP freebie but everything you'll need to pull off a successful CARS birthday party. I have included the following invite along with a blank invite, just add the details (then print as a 4x6 photo) .

We went towing at Mater's Tow & Salvage
I hot-glued paperclips to some cheap cars and then the kids towed out as many as they could in one minute with our magnetic tow line (a stick with yarn tied to it and a magnet at the end)

Painting Race Cars
I bought some wooden cars from Michael's Craft (came with the paint and paint brushes). I wish I had opened the package sooner, because they needed to be glued together - so it would have been easier for them if the cars were already assembled. But oh well, they still had fun painting - and then their parents got to figure out putting it all together :)
We also colored pictures of CARS and tried to race some windup cars on the McQueen Speedway, but one car was out of commission. We had a yummy BBQ at Flo's V8 Cafe followed by presents and cake.

Party Favors
The favors were packages of Oreos labeled as Spare Tires. I put three labels to a sheet and had them printed as pictures also. These could easily be printed on your own printer though - I was just out of ink :)

I had labels for different stations - including the bathroom. All the labels are already designed and included!
Here's the cake. I cooked a 9x13 chocolate cake. Froze it so it would cut without falling apart. I cut it in half length-wise, frosted the bottom layer and stacked the other layer on top to make it the shape of a stoplight.
It was a super fun party. I decided that since I spent a lot of web time trying to find everything that I would offer my hard work to the rest of you. In this download you get the invites, the station labels, clipart and coloring pages. You're going to love it and so will all the party-goers!
I would love to know what you think of it so leave some comments!


Becky said...

Thank you!!! I am so impressed and excited. My son's 3 yr party is done now :o)

Anonymous said...

Thank you! Your blog post will be advertised on the DigiFree Digital Scrapbooking Freebie search engine today (look for timestamp: 24 Nov [LA 04:08pm, NY 07:08pm] - 25 Nov [UK 12:08am, OZ 11:08am] ).

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for this Freebie. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 9 post on Nov. 25, 2009. Thanks again.

CactusFreek said...

What awesome ideas!

mom24boys said...

Thank you so much. As a mom of all boys I am always watching for boy themed stuff. Plus we have 3 birthdays coming up this spring. You are awesome to share your hard work. Thanks again!