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*New Pinata Pics* Toy Story Jessie/Cowgirl Party Progress, Ideas, Advice
October 4, 2011 at 10:10 PM


I finished the pinata & I think it turned out okay for such an odd shaped character lol. His snout looks a little questionalble...but who cares he's being smashed!  It's about 38 inches tall.  I had to paint it because it's impossible to find brown tissue paper around here :( I tried to order online(kinda last minute) but they only sold in bulk and etsy prices were crazy.  But the craft paint was cheap & it worked.  I can't wait to see this thing smashed because it was a *swear word* to make lol.  What do you think??  Oh, and if anyone has any other fun game ideas please post em here.  I have lots of pirzes for the kids!!

Hi I'm back!  I've had computer problems since December and then Photo problems and blah!  My computer crashed, I lost photshop, problems with Flickr...  But I recently bought a new photoshop disk & I'm using photobucket now for pics. 

Anyway, the next theme is Cowgirl Jessie!  I need help on deciding which invites to print(have to print tomorrow) and I also have an extra pack of goodybags if anyone throwing a Jessie party wants them.  I'll pay for shipping, I just want to make sure someone who gets them is having a Toy Story or Jessie party.  If a lot of people want them just post saying so it and I'll do the random.org thing in about a week. 

On to the pics!  Here's what I bought/made so far.


Outfits for pics & maybe for the party.  My grandma made the skirt, I bought the shirt for $7, underskirt for $8, the other outfit I just used clothes from a thrift store and painted them to look like Jessie's oh and added some white felt for the fringies.  Felt hat from walmart that I later took off the black and added white ribbon.

Boots from Disney online shop for $25

Gift from Disney, got it all on sale!


Centerpieces?  I tried to find actual cowboy boots for this but I found these cups for about $1 each, not sure about them though...not what I wanted...Opinions?


Charms for an activity.  Jessie & Buzz for the boys.  Got these off of ebay.


Got these little figures off of ebay for super cheap!  I bought the labes from someone on esty & printed them off. 

Cake topper

Jumbo wall decorations from ebay.  Not a deal lol.  All of the Jessie party stuff was way expensive on ebay :(

Banner I made with printables & scrapbook paper.  I don't have a cricut :/

For the cake table.  I also got some of those push up cake pop containers & hopefull I can make some cute treats to go along with the theme.

Hanging decorations I made with left over paper from her last party & pics printed off the internet.

Hat, not sure if I should put the "A" decoration on or not...what do you think?

Hats for Guests

Bandanas for guests.  Slappy bracelets for pinata.


Okay invites, which one should I print?



I also need ideas for games.  I tried & tried to find pony rides but there's nothing like that around here.  She doesn't care though she said we can just play games lol.  We are having a pinata(I'm ATTEMPTING to make a Bullseye pinata), printed off pin the tail on bullseye, root beer ring toss, making bracelets, making farm balloon animals, and possible a needle in a haystack game.  Not sure about that one since it sounds so messy.  Any ideas?  For crafts or games?  I have a lot of prizes for the kids that I got from target clearance & the dollar store.  Thanks!!


  • alexa_112
    October 4, 2011 at 10:42 PM

    wow everything is so neat! shes gonna have a great party, lucky her! anyways i like the first invite better =] good luck it looks great though and i dont play games at parties so sorry no ideas =]

  • jessmomto2boys
    October 4, 2011 at 11:22 PM

    Wow - how fun! I love the banners. It makes me want to make one!
    I like the first invite better!

  • iluvdwc
    by iluvdwc
    October 5, 2011 at 12:26 AM
    I like #1.
    You did an amazing job. My daughter is having her party the same day.
  • lalasmama2007
    October 5, 2011 at 12:40 AM

    Cute stuff!  I like the first invitation better =)

  • GeorGeZilla
    October 5, 2011 at 4:12 AM

    Thanks for the nice replies ladies!  I like the first invite as well, I just might print both though lol.  What's her theme iluvdwc?? 

  • Rychelle
    October 5, 2011 at 8:59 AM

     Really cute!!!! LOVE the 1st invite!!!

  • ReinsKitten
    October 5, 2011 at 10:13 AM

    Everything looks amazing, as usual =) I can't wait to see it all come together! I like both invites, but I think I prefer the 1st one. You can't go wrong with either though, or like you said, do both.

  • iluvdwc
    by iluvdwc
    October 5, 2011 at 10:17 AM
    Her theme is Justin Beiber...any suggestions? :-)

    Quoting GeorGeZilla:

    Thanks for the nice replies ladies!  I like the first invite as well, I just might print both though lol.  What's her theme iluvdwc?? 

  • ArmyPrincess81
    October 5, 2011 at 10:31 AM

     Very nice stuff

  • GeorGeZilla
    October 5, 2011 at 12:29 PM

    Aw thanks!!  The party is fast approaching, I hope I get everything done in time!  Sorry, no Justin Bieber ideas come to mind, I don't know anything about that kid other than he sings lol.

    Oh yeah, I was going to ask, did they merge groups or something?  Why the name change?  I like the old group better since I'm not huge on holidays :/ but I'm probably in the minority...Just wondering!

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