Search Results for: accordion

bright accordion paper wreath

I am always looking for simple ways to brighten up the house, especially during summer. A burst of color on the door, a gorgeously hued corner – bright festive touches make me so glad to be...

accordion tissue bursts

Bursts of bright color and layers of texture make for a serious party statement in a pinch. I love the idea of throwing a couple bright pieces on the table for an instant festive vibe. Whether...

accordion paper wreath

You may well know that accordion folded paper is one of my favorite things. The simple folds provide a crazy affordable and easy way to create pretty art. This wreath was crafted with about 50 sheets of white...

an accordion pumpkin + weekend links

Happy Friday. I designed this little accordion style pumpkin to finish off our accordion week. Hope you’ve been inspired by all the folded projects – see the whole series right here. I am off to San Francisco to style...

accordion bow wrapping

Accordion bows make easy work of wrapping up presents and treats this fall. They are pretty, but not too fluffy, and fit right in with the season of chill and spook. To make the little bows –...

accordion kids birthday crowns

Paper crowns are a birthday party must, and these accordion folds look sweet on kids of any size. A bit of cutting, folding and glueing together is all it takes. To make the accordion crowns –...

accordion bunting: three easy looks

It’s accordion week around here – Hooray! After making my favorite accordion hats last month, I just could not stop folding paper. It is so easy, and a bit addicting. I thought it would be fun...

Accordion party hats

I’ve had this post in mind for awhile, inspired by the Jean Paul Gaultier’s fashion exhibit I saw last spring. He had a crazy exageratted version of the hat done in a very couture fabric. I immediately gasped at the beauty and...

festive folded leaf garland

You guys… today it is officially fall! I am celebrating by planning and plotting for a fun season of pumpkins, costumes and spooky sweets! But first, one of my favorite fall elements. The iconic leaf. Folded leaf...

why don’t we – have an eternal summer

It is technically not fall yet… but summer is quickly passing us by, and with it so many wonderful memories. This summer was the best! Instead of simply wishing the memories will stay, why don’t we...

paper folded light strands

We spent the majority of our vacation last week outside (specifically at the Beach and at Disney). It was a trip that left me dreaming of summer and long nights out on the deck… under lights....

shamrock paper fans

Saint Patrick’s Day has long been a beloved holiday to dress in green, and enjoy a Guinness at our local Irish Pub – since the twin’s have started preschool the holiday has become so much more!...

great party ideas to save for 2014

It’s time to start looking back and planning for the future. Over the next few weeks (along with new posts) I’ll be sharing some of my favorite projects and moments from the past year. During late...

baby bouquet halloween costume

Needing a cute baby and mamma costume this year? Look no further than your favorite dinner party inspiration. A bouquet of flowers of course! An adorable costume to hold your newborn in while walking the streets,...

tissue paper flower garland

While we were on vacation last week, quite a few of our garden flowers got scorched by the hot sun. It made me extra happy to come home to this tissue flower garland on my mantel....