5 Thanksgiving DIYs for your Little “Turkeys”

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I definitely know and enjoy my role on Thanksgiving Day cooking in the kitchen and while that is entertainment enough for me, it is important to consider all the little turkeys that by mid-day have watched just about all the giant inflatables floating down 34th Street to last them a full year.  In an effort to keep the “when are we going to eat”-s down to a minimum, these fun and totally DIY and … { read more }

{Decorate} 5 DIY Fall Wreaths

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Spice things up with  festive fall wreath at your front door! I'll admit that I usually only break out a wreath during Christmas season, but this year I wanted to jazz things up a little earlier. I've done the work for you, scouring the web for the cutest fall wreath ideas. Some are very simple DIYs and others take a bit more work - but they're all very doable! VINTAGE PAPER LEAF WREATH by … { read more }

{DIY} Monogrammed Napkins + Silhouette CAMEO Promo!

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I'm super uber duper excited to share with you details about Silhouette's latest machine - the CAMEO! I received it a few days ago and haven't stopped playing with it since! Today, I'm sharing this tutorial for monogrammed napkins (a fabulous hostess gift idea). ***WANT YOUR OWN SILHOUETTE CAMEO?*** with code PIZZAZZERIE brand new CAMEO + choice of starter kit (Fabric Ink, Vinyl, Heat … { read more }

Tutorial: Gumball Invite DIY + Free Printables

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Get ready for the cutest invite tutorial from Lindsey Neill of Mr. Bean Cake Cards! She's uber talented + oh so generous to let us share her fabulous invite that would be perfect for all sorts of fun occasions from birthdays to candy-themed  parties! Without further ado, let's take a look at the supplies needed... 1. Foam Adhesives 2. Bazzill Paper (Or any preferred cardstock) 3. 1 1/8" … { read more }

Tutorial: DIY Tissue Paper Pom Video

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Love those tissue paper pom-poms seen in parties and weddings? I just used them this past Sunday for a baby shower I helped host. Everyone raved about them, and the mom-to-be even took them home to decorate her nursery! Everyone asked how to make them, and I'm super excited to share this post for you! Learn how to make your own with this DIY video from Jacin of Lovely Little … { read more }

Etiquette Tips for Party Guests

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A chance encounter in Brentwood, TN allowed me to meet a sweet mother and daughter who own Southern Grace, an etiquette program for young boys and girls. I was delighted to learn they taught etiquette classes, and strongly believe that etiquette goes beyond just sending a thank you note. The importance of etiquette is still high on my list for party hosts and guests, so I am thrilled to share with … { read more }

{DIY} Chevron Patterned Party Tray

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We are loving the fresh + fun chevron print lately, so when our eye caught this chevron party tray, we were smitten! Easy to make, the ever fabulous Martha Stewart has all the how-to details! Best part of this easy HOW-TO?! It's made with a BAKING SHEET! Not only are these perfect for holding cocktails, cupcakes, and other party goodies but also make a darling HOSTESS GIFT! Add a monogrammed … { read more }

{DIY Video} Entertaining Derby Style

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We are gearing up for horse-racing season - one filled with big hats, sun dresses, mint juleps, and of course - lots of entertaining! Ashley Brook Designs has created an exclusive DIY video for all of our readers just for the Derby occasion! I have been so excited about this since she shared her idea with me. Using just a few items, you can create a fabulous striped serving tray for your Derby … { read more }

Tutorial: DIY Flower Easter Eggs

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Easter is right around the corner so it's time to start sharing some creative and crafty ideas for the season! First up is this "DIY EASTER EGG" idea inspired by one of our most popular posts, a feature of Frog Prince Paperie's DIY Pomander Flower Ball made the same way! Paula of Frog Prince Paperie is a crafty one for sure! I was so inspired by the pomander flower ball that I tried it on Easter … { read more }

{Party Trends} Chalkboard Paint Ideas!

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CHALKBOARD PARTY & WEDDING IDEAS We are HUGE fans of chalkboard craft ideas around here! We've used chalkboard paint in our offices, homes, and of course.... PARTIES! Many of our readers have been chatting it up about their favorite chalkboard finds too, so we thought we'd dedicate a whole post to chalkboard. Drink Tags (LilBDesigns) Menu Board (source) Place Cards (House & Home) … { read more }