For one of my co-workers I was inspired by the color yellow and the theme of "Little Miss Sunshine". So I found a cute little wreath on this post and general inspiration here.
Normally my impulse is to rush out and buy everything I find, but that gets expensive super-quick. You need to assess what can make the most impact for the least amount of money. I generally rely on the following to make a splash;
- Crepe Paper - for hanging from the ceiling or the walls
- Patterned Scrapbook Paper - for making the bunting flags above
- Yarn - for making hanging tassels swags
- Color Printouts - to plaster a cube with themed images
For a late September, early October birthday I went with a Fall Theme. The office cube is actually the same as my previous co-worker switched to a different desk.
|I traced the Happy Birthday from this image.|
|I found these burlap wrapped canvases at Walmart for cheap. I added an acrylic painted wooden letter with hot glue.|
I got inspiration for the yarn tassel garland here and general inspiration from bendthelightblog.com. The free, downloadable paper toy owls came from 3eyedbear.com.
I like to include little odds and ends that I have accrued, such as the adorable little pin cushion above (6th image) purchased from an antiques shop in McKinney, TX.
I'm still trying to figure out a way to glitter bomb a desk without creating a mess. When I figure it I'll let you know.
I'm out! Later my ninjas!