we are preparing for two very important celebrations this weekend, both of our birthdays! yes, besides sharing the middle name leigh, our birthdays are a day apart. cheyenne’s is october 22nd + mine (danielle) is october 23rd. here are some fabulous ideas for any birthday soiree!

{a} give any gift card in style with this diy card holder from felt & wire; {b} adorable letterpressed + stitched birthday card for any cupcake lover by shortgrass designs; {c} take your gift wrapping skills to the next level with this how to by one charming party (a new blog we absolutely love!); {d} bark with a twist: cake batter + sprinkle style! from sweetapolita; {e} toast the birthday girl or boy with a cake batter martini recipe from how sweet it is; {f} the most precious wee little birthday cake, perfect for any little “cakelet” from sweetapolita; {g} one of the best ideas for a birthday gift. ever. a collection of memories from members of the birthday honoree’s past. the total number of memories is based on their new age. (from nothing but bonfires.)