Dog Pawty for Pixel

Happy Birthday Pixel!  Today Pixel from A Pair of Pears turns one.  On Sunday he had an awesome birthday party and I’m thrilled to share some of it with you!

Happy-Birthday-Pixel

From Jamie:  “Today is the day our little guy was born. What an amazing year it’s been! We love Pixel so much, and are so happy he’s in our life.  We have loved watching him grow. It’s hard to believe how little he used to be, but he is still as cuddly as ever. Size doesn’t matter to him (or us).”

Jake and Jamie Bartlett are graphic artists who specialize in branding and custom paper goods.  I’m so impressed with the details of this dog birthday pawty!

Hot-dog-party-invitation-and-menuDoggie-bag-tag, -first-birthday-hot-dog-party

The doggie bag tags and the hot dog menu are  free printables that you can download from A Pair of Pears.   The invites will be available in their paper goods shop soon too!

Dog-partyWestie-in-bow-tieAs if the papers goods weren’t enough  Jamie also came up with a DIY  treat jar!DIY-treat-jar-Pair-of-Pairs

 

And she generously is sharing the instructions here for the Daily Dog Tag readers.

Supplies

A glass jar with a lid

spray paint

frosted glass spray

full sheet sticker paper

Xacto knife

dog treats

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Step 1: Spray paint the lid of the jar.

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Step 2: Print out your desired text on the sticker paper.

Step 3: Carefully cut out letters with an xacto knife and adhere sticky side to jar.

DIY-Treat-Jar-courtesy- Pair-of-Pairs

Step 4: Spray cut out area with the frosted glass spray. Let dry and then gently peel off the          paper.

Step 5:  Fill with dog treats and/or toys for furry guest of  honor.

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One of the genius things that Jake and Jamie did during the first year of Pixel’s life was taking a photo every month,  in the same chair (which received a fabulous makeover) and the same bowtie to really emphasize how much he has grown.

Dalmatian-puppy-wearing-a-bowtie, Dalmatian-wearing-tie-party-hat

This is Pixel at 8 weeks and then at one year of age.  Check out all his watch me grow photos on A Pair of Pears blog.

Make sure to check out a Pair of Pears for all sorts of creative ideas and fun photos!

About a Pair of Pears:  Based in LA, Jake and Jamie are graphic artists and all around creative beings!  They live with their dog, Pixel.

4 Comments

Very cute; and I always love a doggy DIY project! I especially love the closing images with the sided by side portraits of Pixel as a puppy and then all grown up on the same chair. Super adorable!

Oh my gosh, this is so adorable! I love the name Pixel for a dalmatian. Thank you for sharing this cute DIY, too!

I love the last photo with the growth comparison on the same chair and with the same outfit! So precious.

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