Ever since putting our former media armoire in the dining room niche, I have had big plans to use it for storage. But, at first I was not sure what to store. After two years in our home, I finally figured out exactly what I needed. Then, it took [...]
I have used balloons for past parties, but I am not that fond of the results. If you buy one of those party helium tanks it only lasts for one party. I have gotten creative and used helium-less balloons for a birthday morning surprise and for a
Have I mentioned how fun the bug party was? You can read all about the bug party food and decorations here, but today’s post is dedicated to the fun. Any party is usually fun for kids, but I think all ages enjoyed this party. We kept it really [...]
My house was covered in bugs Saturday morning to celebrate my youngest turning 2! We had big bugs, little bugs, and edible bugs. From bug decor to bug food, we had it covered.
Bug Party Decorations:
My favorite decorations for this party, was oddly not bug-related. In the spirit of the paper lantern chandelier on [...]
The bug party invitation prototype is done. Yes, I prototype my invitations. I design and print the prototype at home and then I usually send the file to a copy center to print on nice glossy paper with their fancy color laser printer. The images below are of the prototype, which was printed on plain [...]
I continue to make progress on the bug party…yay! I am so excited all the projects leading up to the party won’t be left for the week before. In my last bug party update, I shared a few decor and supply finds. Since that update, I finished making the
The other night I spent hours chatting up my sister as we conspired to come up with the perfect baby shower theme for our sister-in-law. I am so excited to be co-hosting a little soiree for my out of town SIL. She will be coming to town just for the celebration with our side of [...]
These candlestick candy jars were so easy to make and are going to be a great centerpiece for my son’s upcoming bug party. I found the mercury glass candlesticks at Target on clearance after the holidays for $6-8 each. I scoped out HomeGoods for weeks to find the perfect jars. Finally, I found some pretty [...]
My baby boy is turning 2 quicker than I can believe! I usually procrastinate leading up to birthdays and leave myself little time to pull together a great bash. I am getting off to an early start this year pulling together an inspiration board more than 2 months in advance. When I was suggesting birthday [...]
Happy New Year’s Eve! Do you have guests coming over or young kids to entertain? These easy party blowers made with wrapping paper scraps are fun for all ages and can even be used as a craft project while you wait for the ball to drop.
I first learned how to make [...]
I have been daydreaming of a white…Halloween. I am calling it White & Natural. I feel my kids are too young for scary and gory. I also want to do something outside the traditional colors. I have been collecting a bunch of ideas this season. I know Halloween is just a few days away and [...]
Lego is a perfect theme for a boy’s birthday party. I have known I wanted to throw my oldest a lego party for a long time. (In case your wondering we already did a circus theme and Where the Wild Things Are. Also on the list are a superhero party, Star [...]
For my son’s third birthday, we invited a bunch of three year olds over for a wild rumpus. And wild it was…with eight kids under three. The Where the Wilds Things Are theme was a lot of fun.
We greeted party guests with a “Beware of the Wild Things” sign written on [...]
For my son’s Milk & Cookies party, I really wanted glass milk bottles. I adored all the cute parties from my inspiration board, but when I looked into buying some I was not so excited about the price + shipping. [...]
Glam up your pumpkins with this super quick project. These make a great centerpiece and a fun project to do with the kids.
Elmer’s Glue Foam brush Glitter Pumpkins or Gourds Paper plates Step by step: Paint half the pumpkin with Elmer’s glue while holding it by the stem. It is [...]
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