I also had to keep guests away from the equipment. I didn’t want anyone to get hurt. I decided to rent some stanchions and chains to rope off the party area to keep it on the mats.
In the end I think it came together quite well…
I love this picture. I feel like it captures the wonderful chaos of so many family and friends packed into the gym so well. Makes my heart smile.
Anyway, the reason why you are here: The details!!
Isn’t it great?
I had them printed on brown paper, and used a rounded corner punch.
(sorry, iPhone photo — but you get the idea)
I had decided on this theme awhile ago, and thought I’d died and gone to heaven one day when I was randomly browsing at Gymboree and found a line of sunflower dresses on the sale rack.
I never get that lucky. But the stars were aligned that day and I snapped up the only 2 dresses left in their sizes. They were SO cute, and this mom was happy!
Ella’s grandma crocheted sunflowers for their hair. (Thank you Audrey!)
My big chalkboard sign greeted guests.