A little do we said. Low key. Modest.
But then - you see stuff. Table confetti - yes please. Pink paper lanterns - thank you kindly. Sky writing - of course - especially if it's Comic Sans to match the invites.
Our reticent budget has got all ballsy and raucous and now extends to furnishing this do with: vases and roses, mirrored tiles, tea lights, helium balloons,a guest book and personalised napkins (ok, so I scrawled it on in biro, but it's the thought that counts).
|CAKE BOX STAND: Timberrr.....|
(The Cadbury's Easter Egg wrapper beside my right elbow is NOT,
I repeat, NOT mine. Mostly.)
I've had seven months to prepare for this Christening, and shock horror, I will spend the next two days up until 3am to get finished all the 'bits' I've dreamed up which will go largely unnoticed and add at least £60 to our budget and years worth of stress to my furrowed brow. As I write this it is 22:49pm on a Friday night and once finishing typing, I will be returning to this...
|HOMEMADE BANNER: Picture (and T-Shirt) sponsored by NES Ready Made Paint.|
Shadow sponsored by the Ridiculously Massive Silouhette Association .
Find 9 small, identical vases.
Burst into a mass of vibrating, white hot, human shaped aggression who barks orders and demands at her browbeaten, sobbing, psychologically disfigured minions so that all stuff GETS DONE RIGHT.
If you've got a spare half hour, don't call at ours. You were warned.