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Pirate Themed Birthday Party

Captain Jack just turned three and his mom Misty Reeve of Mistypictures celebrated with this festive and fun pirate-themed party. It all started with the amazing "message in a bottle" invitations designed by Misty, complete with burnt edges and wax seals. She found the perfect venue at the West Edmonton Mall, where they have a replica of the Santa Maria. When guests arrived, they received a treasure map and boarded the ship in search of treasure: pirate hats, swords, eye patches, and tattoos. Misty crafted all of the pirate-y decor, like the cupcake flags crafted from cotton fabric, wire and Fabric Mod Podge. Guests went home with a little pirate booty as well with Little People Pirate Set party favors. To see more of these photos captured by Mistypictures, stop by the full gallery!

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Photography: Mistypictures
Location: The Santa Maria in West Edmonton Mall
Invitations/Decor: Mistyprints

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Venue: The Santa Maria in West Edmonton Mall