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Metallic Streamer Dessert Toppers

There are still many festive holiday projects coming up, but today it is pouring out and I am home sick with my daughter. It’s a day in need of sparkle, so I thought I would give...

lemon drops falling

Recently we spent a few hours in the park celebrating the coming of summer. Jackie took a multitude of lemon drop photos. It was originally planned for a video, but upon seeing the final work I...

Alligator & Daisies – inspiration board

*Reminder- This is the last week to enter the 30×30 contest to win a $50 spa gift card. It has been wonderfully fun to read through your party theme ideas, some of them are downright brilliant!...

Footballing

* Please click on the image above to read the entire D.I.Y. football banner post-thanks. blessings. PS. This is how you will know when there is a new DIY/event post listed from now on. Simply click...

Footballing bunting

This footballing bunting project was inspired by a funny article Bill Simmons wrote, by this clip from Scrubs where J.D. embarrasses the guys by watching footi-ball like a girl, and by the fact that I now...

How to make holiday pies awesome!

With the holidays upon us there are so many chances for sharing sweets and treats. Cakes, cookies, and my favorite pies are great to serve guests this time of year. Make someone’s day, bring by a...

the most sophisticated paper bag

Planning our holiday party is such a thrill for me. Making the night amazing, yet simple, and without all the cheese is a challenge I love to tackle. This is especially true for a more grown...

paper trees advent countdown

Can you believe it is time to start thinking about advent already!?! In just a couple weeks the season will begin and the countdown will be on. These festive tree boxes are a fun way to...

why don’t we… say thanks

November is a great time of year to stop and say thanks. In the past I’ve dropped off flowers or soup to say a sweet thank you to important people in my life. This year I...

wild paper animal masks

Oh my goodness – Halloween is 3 days away! Can you believe it? I know for many of us the last week before a holiday is when we finally get around to pulling things together. If...

birthday present halloween costume

Last year we did a festive Halloween costume series that was really fun. A birthday cake, a party lantern, a bunch of balloons, a baby bouquet of flowers, and real life honeycombs! Festive and bright costumes...

lively work balance

Everyone of us hits a space in life where things seem tipsy, a little chaotic, and euphoric all at the same time. It’s moments like these that I’ve most often found something amazing about to happen. Writing...

shampoo bottle craft caddies

Teaching the kids to craft sustainably is such a fun summer challenge. I love the chance to show them how one thing, like a shampoo bottle, can be completely transformed with just a few simple craft...

marbled paper garland

Everywhere I look I see marbling! Countertops, prints, scarves, leather pouches, bags, and pillowcases have all joined the trend. If I could marble my entire house from floor to ceiling, I might just do it! However,...

brilliantly free floral fonts

I am thrilled we are almost to spring. The season just gorgeous! I love seeing the textures and colors burst onto our clothing, projects, and nature itself this time of year. It seems appropriate that our...

25 rainbow projects

It’s almost March! The onslaught of spring has me in such a bright mood lately. Rainbows, flowers, and sun cannot get here soon enough. To celebrate the colors that are about to explode into our lives…...

25 handmade balloon ideas

Nothing says “Party!” like garlands, candles, and balloons. They are my 3 favorite ways to instantly turn a dull space into a party. I’ve loved all the creative ideas spilling out of the blog world lately for...

birthday crowns

A winter birthday can sometimes be a challenge to get right. These glitter crowns are pretty enough to come to the rescue! There is no going wrong with a simple and glittery birthday crown. Their crystal...

25 international fonts

Last year we shared a collection of favorite romantic fonts. This year I was thinking, what could be sweeter than saying “I like really you” in script? Then it hit me, of course… Say it in...

13 bright candle ideas

Something about the end of January makes me long for more light in my life. Pretty candles in the house always make me feel better this time of year – even if there is no specific...

printable unicorn garland

Unicorns in any form are such a fun addition to a party (unicorn party hats and unicorn cakes for sure). Their magical essence gives me a special fondness for them this time of year. I mean...

25 drink tops

One of the easiest way to take a ho…hum Tuesday and turn it into a fabulous day is by topping your drink with a little something pretty. Coincidentally, the easiest way to frill up any celebration...

how to take great photos under holiday lights

Tis’ the season for parties, twinkling white lights, disco balls, and snap… snap… snap… photos everywhere! Make sure the photos you take, and the ones you are in this season, come out looking splendid and bright;...

typography paper bags

In the midst of all the holiday fun, we had an extra special weekend celebrating the twins 5th birthday! With inches of snow falling, we were so happy to have a house packed out with preschool...