Paint & Slurp came back this time for a Christmas Special. The last session was a sucess so I decided to do it again, this time have a theme and it was all things festive! Festive smoothies, festive desserts, festive painting and festive prizes.
Chanelle joined us for a second time and led the session to create a beautiful festive canvas. Chanelle Beaumont is an artist who is currently working on personal projects and recently displayed some of her work in Osteria Arte a local restaurant in Clapham Common. Alongside this, Chanelle works with SEN and typical developing children both within schools and the community supporting them through art.
You can contact Chanelle through her website
Sareta founder of Kiki Blah Blah made the smoothies for the last event. Unfortunately she was unable to attend this one but she wanted to help out so she sent her recipes over. Thank you such much Sareta the smoothies went down a treat .
Again like last time we had two choices, guests were offered samples then chose what flavour they preferred. Banapple Swizzler was the most popular.
I am overwhelmed and humbled by all the brands and business that donated to the raffle and goody bags. I love working with other business to bring expoure to some other the amazing small business out there. It is important to me that we all uplift and support each other, when we do, amazing things happen! Some of the brands and business we worked with are listed below.
Dinah’s Desserts sponsored our previous event by providing branded Paint & Slurp cupcakes for the children. This time Dinah’s deserts donated a tray of festive treats. They were absolutely gorgeous. Dinah’s Desserts is affordable cake catering company and provides cakes and desserts for all occasions.
You can contact Dinah’s Desserts through her website
Check out her awesome Instagram feed
Made by Lowie
Made by Lowie made this beautiful festive handmade peg set for our raffle. Made by Lowie creates and hand paints custom superhero and princess pegs that will light up any playroom. Pegs are also great for small world and imaginative play.
Check out her wonderful Instagram feed
As a mum I can sometimes forget how important it is to treat myself. Neicey Jewels inspires women to know, love and express true self through statement jewellery. Neicey Jewels generously donated one of her jewlerey pieces to the raffle.
You can contact Neicey Jewels through her website
Check out her creative Instagram feed
I’More Kids is an ethical and lifestyle brand all about encouraging confidence in our children using positive affirmations to build self confidence and self esteem. I’More Kids have apparel and a positive thinking toolbox with slogans and quotes to uplift children. Quotes like I’M DESTINED FOR GREATNESS and I’M MORE THAN MY HAIR and I BELIEVE IN ME are some of the positive affirmations printed on their T-Shirts. I’More Kids kindly donated these dope pins to our goody bags.
You can contact I’More Kids through their website
Check out their encouraging Instagram feed
Beautiful Hampers generously donated a large filled hamper for the raffle. Beautiful Hampers makes beautiful gift tray/ boxes with premium edible treats. For hampers for any occasion get in contact with Beautiful Hampers.
Check out Beautiful Hampers beautiful Instagram feed
Canapés and Treats
Canapés and Treats create savoury canapés, personalised desserts and tasty treats for all your event needs. Canapés and Treats have a new Festive menu which come beautifully packaged in their deluxe festive boxes. They generously donated a Christmas dessert box AND a box of multicoloured jelly for the children to enjoy throughout the event. Our guest were able to indulge in strawberry jelly, mixed berry jelly, caramel popcorn cheesecake and oreo chocolate mousse, both desserts were enjoyed thoroughly throughout the event.
Check out Canapés and Treats mouth watering Instagram feed
Casey Elisha Books
Casey Elisha author of Love Thy Fro recently launched their new “My mummy is superwoman” mugs and donated one to Paint & Slurp raffle along with book marks for every child. These mugs are absolutely gorgeous and are perfect for every super mummy. Casey is a author who writes diverse books. The aim is to create and promote literary content that encourages, empowers and inspires children to be unapologetically proud of who they are, while also supporting and promoting diversity in literature. CEB also has an empowerment journal which is suitable for both boys and girls, the purpose of this journal is to encourage children to express themselves creatively while beginning to document their thoughts and positively affirm themselves.
You can contact Casey Elisha through her website.
Check out her awesome Instagram feed
Sweet Jordana Bakery
Sweet Jordana Bakery generously donated these beautiful festive cupcakes for adults and children all were a variety of flavours, a cake for a raffle prize and 10% off Sweet Jordana Bakery for up to a year for 5 of our guest! A percentage of all proceeds Sweet Jordana Bakery makes goes towards helping cancer charities in the UK.
Check out Sweet Jordana Bakery tasty Instagram feed
The Candy Company UK
The Candy Company UK donated the cutest santa sweet cones for the goody bags along with a sweet selection box for the raffle. The Candy Company specialise in sweet cones and sweet treats perfect for kids parties and special events.
Check out The Candy Company sweet Instagram feed
I was so speechless when Beautiful Needles sent this keepsake tea towel set for a raffle prize. Beautiful Needles personalise embroidered clothing, workwear, tutus, bags, towels, bathrobes, aprons, tea towels. The list is endless. Honestly I love personalised gifts. Beautiful needles will add that special touch to a gift by adding a message to most items. Prefect for all occasions.
Check out Beautiful Needles beautiful Instagram feed
Tiny Blings who also sponsored the previous Paint & Slurp event is a children accessory and customisation brand. Tiny Blings sent some handmade bracelets for the goody bags. Tiny Blings was created to encourage well kept and presented children. Their aim is to provide you not just with a product but and experience. Every child likes to look and feel good and they want to add some Bling to their ‘Ting’. Tiny Blings provides childrens accessories for any occasion. Some of the of the products includes African inspired bows and custom dummy’s.
You can contact Tiny Blings through her website
Check out their blinged out Instagram feed
Clarke Closet send a cute bow set as a raffle prize. Clarkes closet is a business which creates custom dolls and children’s accessories. The handmade dolls come in every shade so your child is able to feel represented.
You can contact Clarkes Closet through her Etsy shop
Check out her colourful Instagram feed
Elegant Touch UK
Elegant Touch UK donated a set of branded Paint & Slurp wine glasses for the raffle. They are absolutely beautiful. Elegant Touch UK adds an elegant touch to your home or event. Elegant Touch sells hand designed glass products, candle holders, wooden signs and much more.
Check out Elegant Touch UK elegant Instagram feed
Sweets_andmore who sponsored our previous event provided sweet baubles for the goody bags. Sweets_andmore specialise in personalised and themed packages for all events. Sweets_andmore create bespoke tables as well as favours, letter decor and hampers. Favours include personalised kitkat, sweet cones, sweet boxes and candles. Sweets_andmore creates party bags for all party themes and work within your budget.
Check out Sweets_andmore sweet Instagram feed
AppyKidsCo who also sponsored our previous event sent us their natural juices made from premium ingredients for the goody bags. Appykidsco are approved by families and loved by kids. There juices come in a range of cartons and pouches. The flavours included are orange, tropical, multi fruit, Mixed berries, forest fruits, apple and many more. They use 100% natural juices and low in sugar. The carton/ pouch also features characters that our children love including The Gruffalo, Paw Patrol, Peppa Pig, The BFG, Ninja Turtles, Dora the Explorer and Minions. They also stock raisins.
You can contact AppyKidsCo through their website
Portlebay popcorn sent some of their popcorn for guests to snack on throughout the event. We had Lemon Sherbet for the kids and Chilli and Lime for the adults. Portlebay Popcorn are a crew of enthusiast based in Devon. There are 10 flavours that were hand created. The flavours include Cappuccino, Chilli & Lime, Crispy Bacon & Maple Syrup, Cinnamon Swirl, Lemon Sherbet, Lightly Sea Salted, Sweet Thai Sriracha, Sweet & Salty, Very Berry
and Wasabi & Sweet Ginger. Portlebay popcorn use the best ingredients, which are 100% natural and gluten free.
You can contact Portlebay Popcorn through their website
Grateful Rachel is an author who send 2 copies of her book Bounce Back. Grateful Rachel’s story is a true life story of bouncing back and standing firm in the face of adversity. In this book, she shares her powerful testimony and how she was able to overcome her trials and turn them into triumphs. This book has practical tips and advice on how you, too, can rise above the challenges in life and bounce back so you can become the person you were created to be.
Get a copy of Rachel’s book here
Congratulations for getting this far after going through 17 of our amazing sponsors! Once again I would like to say how humbled and grateful I am for all the donations, raffle prizes and treats, it was a pleasure collaborating with these brands and business.
Paint & Slurp is a great way to bond with your child
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I hope you enjoyed reading this and I look forward to welcoming you at my next event!