Pretty Party Decoration: Garlands

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Pretty Party Decorations: Garlands Garlands aren’t a new trend by any means, but with the rush of DIY ideas across the blogosphere, wedding and party enthusiasts are finding more and more ideas for creating these darling decorations! From paper flower garlands to metallic confetti dots strung across pretty strings, garlands add height and drama to your party or wedding! String them across the back of

7 Valentine’s Freebies & DIYs

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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

{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,

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

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 cocoa! Thanks Marcie, for sharing this homemade treat! Smores Kit

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

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

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

DIY: Candy Cane Topiary Trees

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How To Make Candy Cane Trees If you saw our last post, Children’s Gingerbread House Decorating Party, then you saw our Candy Cane Topiary Trees! They are not only whimsical little decorations perfect for the holidays but also super easy to make! We are all about the crafty tree DIYs! – if you missed our post on Berry Trees & Ornaments – check it out

Nutcracker Dinner Party & DIY Wreath

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Nutcracker Dinner Party Crab Dip Creamy Broccoli Soup Shrimp Casserole Cheese Biscuits English Mincemeat Pie Grand Marnier Grapes (to garnish dessert plates) A collection of Santa’s, angels, nutcrackers, or snowmen make an easy centerpiece.  Cluster your collections by color, size, or shape to heighten visual impact.  Lining luminaries up your front steps always creates a welcoming glow too.  After dinner, serve dessert in front of

Children’s Gingerbread House Decorating Party

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Children’s Gingerbread House Decorating Party Gingerbread houses were a memorable part of my childhood and a wonderful tradition during the holiday season. Earlier, we showed you instructions for making 3 different types of gingerbread houses. Today, we want to share with you inspiration for hosting a children’s gingerbread house decorating party! PARTY TIPS: Build the bases of the houses so that work is already done.

How To Make Gingerbread Houses

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How To Make Gingerbread Houses Christmas comes to our house with a whole set of customs, rituals, and traditions.  Since this is a time of traditions and a time to enjoy friends, making gingerbread houses and giving Tea Parties are without a doubt our favorite tradition.  Each year, my Mom and I give a Gingerbread House Tea Party for friends. Only silver trays are used