7 Valentine’s Freebies & DIYs

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Valentine's DIY Crafts and Free Printables

Yes, you just hauled your Christmas tree outside and finally packed up the last ornaments, so why are we already talking about Valentine's Day?! Well, it's our job to inspire you so we're planting the seed with these cute ideas so you have time to get crafting before this romantic holiday rolls around next month! We will also have lots of additional posts on Valentine's Day including a few … { read more }

New Years Eve Party: Little Rascals Style

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New Years Eve Party: Little Rascals Style Earlier this week, I shared the East Coast Challenge New Years Design. So now I'm showcasing the West Coast! A talented group of party and design bloggers collaborated on this design too. Natalie Robles of Little Shindigs! They decided on a Little Rascal theme complete with an Old Hollywood flair. They left no detail untouched from camera props, … { read more }

{Gold Glam} New Year’s Party

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Gold Glam New Year's Party from Holee Molee Hostess Gold and glitter are a dynamite combo, especially for a New Years Party! Jenny of the entertaining site Holee Molee Hostess shared with her New Years pictures. Jenny chose gold as one of her wedding colors so she knows all about how to use it as a fun color scheme. Adding in feathers, yarn, and tissue, she created various textures for a … { read more }

Hostess Gifts: Bloody Mary’s & Mimosas

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The Morning After Hostess Gifts Whether you’re the hostess or the party-goer, we all know the next morning can be painful whether it’s the cleanup or a hangover and for some, it’s both. Now that it’s the season for holiday parties, what better hostess gift then the ingredients for either bloody mary’s (a.k.a. the hangover remedy) or mimosas? It’s a thoughtful and simple way to say “thank you”. … { read more }

Top 8 DIY Wedding Crafts

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Top 8 DIY Wedding Crafts The fabulous Martha Stewart crafters design dozens of templates and wedding crafts for the DIY bride. We'll admit we're pretty smitten with everything her team designs. We've pulled our TOP 8 DIY Wedding Crafts to share with you! From escort cards to menu templates, these ideas will help keep costs down without sacrificing style! 1 Table Numbers An easy to … { read more }

How to Make Cupcake Truffles

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Though I am much more of a small, gift store type of person, there are occasions when one must enter a Wal-Mart. A search for gold glittered letters I had previously seen there was today's occasion to enter the mega-store. Though I didn't have luck with the letters, I did run across these cuties - Cupcake Truffles. I about died. Love. Had to show ya'll! Rich chocolate with a smooth center and … { read more }

DIY: Homemade Marshmallows & Smores

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Homemade Marshmallows This holiday season, surprise neighbors and friends with homemade marshmallows! Marcie Lenick shared these gorgeous images of her homemade marshmallows. Want to try your hand at making homemade marshmallows? Marcie used Alton Brown's recipe for Homemade Marshmallows. They're really quite easy and you can flavor them with various extracts like peppermint for hot … { read more }

DIY: Ornament Place Cards

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Ornament Place Card Holders from JC's Loft Paula of JC's Loft shared this fabulous DIY holiday craft with us! As Paula said, place card holders are highly overpriced and can easily be made for much cheaper. In fact, these fabulous holiday ornament place card holders were just 12 cents to make! AMAZING! Paula found a pack of 10 ornaments at the dollar store. I too have bought these for … { read more }

Black & White Snowman Holiday Table & DIY Garland Trees!

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Black & White Snowman Holiday Table Black and white is one of my favorite color combinations so it was only natural to create a holiday table with the fun pair. I love snowmen and this fun find made a darling centerpiece. What's oh-so-fabulous about Christmas (and really any holiday) is that you can use dishes and other serving-ware you already have. Just add a few holiday touches. … { read more }

DIY: Charming Ginger Ladies

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Charming Ginger Ladies Ginger ladies may have an attitude but they will surely be the hit of the party.  Their fragrance fills the room of sweet gingerbread.  All dressed up and ready to go home as a unique gift.  These sassy potpourri ladies are perfect for little girls and big girls and guaranteed to put a smile on everybody’s face.  Drop them into a clear cello bag, tie a big red bow and you … { read more }