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My daughters birthday

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Oh dear, it’s that time of the year again. My daughters birthday is coming up next week. It’s amazing how much trouble it is to host a birthday party for kids so this year we decided to host it at this huge indoor funpark. Mostly because I haven’t got all that much energy with little VL waking up every night and well, it takes a LOT of energy to have 6-9 8 year old girls running around, playing (and screaming) at the house.

But I want to tell you, and show you, what I did for her birthday last year. We held it here at home and she asked for some fun version of “pin the tail”. She’s a big fan of My Little Pony so I went on Google and found a picture of one of the ponies (an easy one) and printed it out. Then I took a big roll of paper and started drawing.

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Here^^’s how it looked like when I was finished drawing, it’s a bit unclear because it’s only with a pencil. As with a lot of other things I couldn’t have done it without my talented husband, because he drew the eyes (I think I tried for 2-3 hours before I accepted that he could probably do it better) I didn’t draw the tail as I needed a couple of those wich I made out of a simple A4 papers. (don’t have pictures of them though). The next step was to make it a little clearer and put some colour in it. And here’s how it turned out without the tail. What do you think?

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HG loved it and so did all the girls at the party and she’s been asking about something similar ever since. Do you have a fun idea for childrens birthday party?

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