A Crafted Passion

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As I start planning a party, I always like to plan a wow factor. What can we do or have at the party that people will remember? What is something that will help make memories that people won’t forget the second they walk out the door?

I like to think that all of that time and energy I put into planning a party will not just be for one day. I want someone to feel special, guests to feel loved, and friends to have a good time.

And a big piece of that, is not just planning that time, but capturing those memories. I am a HUGE picture person. I’m not going to lie, I have a terrible memory. I swear some days I’m competing against the memory of a goldfish, so capturing those memories are even more important. Hence, one of the big reasons I have a blog and why there are over 12,000 photos on my iPhone and it crashes every day telling me “memory near full”. It’s a problem, you guys!

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I love capturing these memories and being able to look back at all the fun we had, the people that came, and feel like I’m back at that day. And you know how I do it at parties? My absolute favorite way to capture those memories and that wow factor I’ve planned at the party is with this….

My instax mini camera!

Do you all have one of these? They are seriously the bomb!! This little piece of plastic is hands down my favorite party tool! The instax makes it so easy to snap shots to remember the event and it’s also easy to incorporate into games and activities at your party.

*And let me just say, this post is in no way sponsored by Instax. I just seriously love this camera so much!! This post does contain affiliate links though. For more information, see my disclosure here.

GIVEAWAY IS NOW OVER! If you want an instax for yourself, get one here.

And lucky for you, I have a chance for you to win one!! I seriously love my little modern day polaroid camera so much I want to give one away to one of you lucky people who purchases The Ultimate DIY Party Planning Tool by Friday, August 26 at 11:59pm PST.

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The Ultimate DIY Party Planning Tool goes in to so much more detail on how to plan your wow factor and gives you many ideas on what to do. This party planning ebook is packed full of so many ideas that I’ve put together for you to help party planning less overwhelming and to help take the guesswork out of it!

For one week only, I’m selling this ebook for only $18 PLUS you get 100+ photobooth prop printables when you purchase this week. After August 31 the price goes up to $24 with no photobooth props. But if you purchase before Friday night, August 26, you’ll be entered to win a brand new light blue instax mini 8 camera. And if you’re nice I’ll even throw in a package of free film!

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I am so excited for this giveaway and can’t wait to see how you use your instax camera if you win. If you’re as excited as I am, I’d love for you to share this giveaway with your friends and family.

Here you can see just a few ways I’ve used my instax mini camera.

For my daughter’s first birthday party. All the guests took pictures with Clara and then wrote messages to her in a little scrapbook that we’ll add to each year.

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At my sister’s woodland themed baby shower we wrote notes to the new mommy to read when she needed a pick-me-up and included pictures to bring her a smile. These turned out so great! See more about this baby shower game here.

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We also used the instax mini 8 on my birthday to capture some cute pictures of this sweet girl celebrating in her party hat. She wasn’t all smiles but hey, at least they still turned out super cute!

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I love my instax camera and I know you will too! What is the first thing you will take a picture of with your next instax camera?

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