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 here! Do you have a festive, holiday DIY … { read more }

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 … { read more }

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 because it is a grand … { read more }

DIY: Paper Flowers

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DIY Paper Flowers Just last week, I was driving in Hillsboro Village (a cute shopping and dining area in Nashville) when I looked over at one of my favorite stores (Social Graces) to see these darling white paper flowers covering their windows. I almost had a wreck. I HAD to find out how they made those. Lucky me there was a craft night just a few days later where Erin Duffy of Social Graces … { read more }

Bagel Witches!

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Big Congratulations to Ruth Hill for winning the Dough-A-Deer Giveaway! You will receive an email soon! We have a super fun Halloween giveaway coming on Thursday so check back to enter! Let's have lunch today! Head over to the Seasonal Celebrations Community and meet Courtney for lunch at 12pm EST (11pm CST) for a chat about Halloween Parties & Decorations! Just look for my Live Chat … { read more }

Princess Tutu Cookies

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Princess Tutu Cookies Tutus are a fun addition to any princess or ballerina party! Decorate your cookies with tutus! It's a fun way to let the little girls feel special with their own princess cookie! Make each one different too, get creative! Here's What You Need: * Your favorite sugar cookie recipe * Package of lollipop sticks * Ribbon, bows, pearls, sequins, and any other fun … { read more }

Garden Bridal Table

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Garden Bridal Table
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Garden Bridal Table & Sugar Wedding Baskets There are some parties that just call for breaking out the fancy lace tablecloths and grandma's antique silver! This garden bridal luncheon was one of them! Each guest enjoyed a small silver bud vase filled with baby white roses.  As a favor, ladies were served sweet mints in Sugar Baskets! These are super fun and can be easily personalized for … { read more }

Backyard Cookout with Bottle Aprons!

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Enjoy a backyard cookout this spring! No matter what the occasion, add a little fun to your table with these bottle aprons! Pick out a fabric that matches your theme! Another idea? Give each guest a different color and you won't mix up drinks! These are super cute monogrammed too! Bottle Aprons Here's What You Need: * 1/3 yard of fabric = 10 to 12 aprons * Bias tape, double fold = one package … { read more }

Sweet Teen’s Birthday Party

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How Sweet It Is... A sweet teen party is for Tweens, Teens, Princesses, and Queens! Blow up lots of balloons, provide lots of party hats and horns, and turn up the music to match the high-spirited styles of teens! This sweet teen wanted a way to remember her first slumber party so these autograph pillows did the trick! Learn how to make them below. Autograph Pillows Here's What You … { read more }

Bridesmaid Luncheon: Miniature Wedding Cake Favors

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Miniature Wedding Cake Favor Boxes

A bridesmaids luncheon should be an unforgettable moment. Small silver picture frames with pictures of the bridesmaids at a younger age make perfect place cards. Then go back a generation further by displaying wedding pictures of the parents and grandparents of the bride and groom. It is the special touches that create memories. Hint to extend the life of roses: Add 1/2-teaspoon bleach and … { read more }