Tutorial: How to make Ruffled Crepe Paper Streamers!

 

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I’ve never been big on crafting with the sewing machine, but this DIY has me ready to work on my sewing! It’s so simple and the ruffled crepe paper can be used for so many party elements from streamers and gift packaging to bottle wraps or cake stand liners! You simply overlap the crepe paper + sew away (longest stitch + strongest tension settings, do a forward and backward stitch in the beginning then sew away – see a fully detailed tutorial here). Below are some of fabulous ways to use your ruffled streamers….

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1. Pale pink + peach combine for darling wrapping paper! via Lorajean’s Magazine
2. Colorful crepe streamer wreath! via Fiskars
3. Bright colors are perfect for a circus party! via Somewhere Splendid
4. Yellow + white jazzed up this toddler’s birthday party! via The Sweetest Occasion
5. Get creative + wrap bottles, cups, cake stands, etc! via Crossing the Bugger-Dixon Line

 

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Tutorial: DIY Gilded Confetti Notebook!

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While I'm soaking up some rays on my honeymoon, I'm so thrilled to have Maddy of Somewhere Splendid here today to share a tutorial for Gilded Confetti Notebooks! Her site is fabulous so I know you'll want to check it out for even more inspiration (check out her party section!). These notebooks would make super sweet favors for a party, a hostess gift, bridal shower gift (think how many lists you … { Continue Reading }

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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" … { Continue Reading }

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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 … { Continue Reading }

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{DIY} Lavender Easter Brunch

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Lavender Easter Brunch Lavender is such a soft pastel color and wonderfully Easter!  This Easter table is all shades of lavender and so fantasticallly elegant! The centerpiece was made using rye grass and lavender cupcakes.  Just take small purple tulips, wrap a little aluminum foil on the bottom of the stem and push into the cupcakes. Simple + elegant! We tapped the talents of one of our … { Continue Reading }

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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 … { Continue Reading }

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Tutorial: How to Make a Pomander Flower Ball

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Pomanders, or "Flower Kissing Balls" are gorgeous floral decorations at parties and weddings. It's name is from the French pomme d'ambre or apple of amber - a ball of perfume. They were carried to protect against infections and diseases by modifying bad smells. Interesting huh? Well, today they're used as a beautiful, hand-made decoration! My sweet friend Paula of Frog Prince Paperie (who I … { Continue Reading }

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