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Yarn balls

Last spring I made these yarn flowers and immediately thought of how pretty they would be in a wedding. I altered the design just a bit to make them throwaways! Color coordinated and bunched together in...

Yarn Flowers- a tutorial

Knotted in love is the theme for a bridal shower we will be hosting soon. Here is a sneak peak at what I have been working on for the special day. Yarn flowers… Placing bouquets of...

star pinata gift wrapping

Gift cards are that special kind of gift that everyone loves to receive, but can sometimes feel a little awkward to give. I personally LOVE receiving gift cards for the holidays – they give me a...

festive monster games

Sometimes the kids and I have different ideals of celebrating. I plan a fall filled with leaves, homemade costumes, and simple pumpkins – they want shiny costumes from the shelf, spider webs, and monsters! To satisfy...

embroidered pumpkins

Looking for a different and (VERY) pretty way to carve your pumpkins this year? Look no further than a bit of yarn, a needle, and paint. Embroidered pumpkins have everything we love about carving, and the...

10 amazing costumes for grown-ups

I know our lineup of kid’s party costumes may tell a different story this year, but… Halloween isn’t just for the little ones. If you like dressing up just as much as the trick-or-treaters, then these...

10 wreaths for fall

Wreaths are one of the simplest ways to dress up a space for any occasion. Traditionally, they are made from Evergreen branches and symbolize strength and unity. If you need a quick decoration to welcome guests...

face front gift wrapping

There are presents that call for ruffles and lace, and presents that call for fun and games. For the later we’ve designed these fun face package faces to lend a nod of whimsy for birthday gifts...

10 awesome centerpieces

There are ways to center your table… and then there are centerpieces. An awesome centerpiece is a mini-installation that makes your table instantly feel like a party. Whether it’s a massive weekend hoopla, or a Tuesday...

pom-pom pendant tutorial

I am thrilled to be kicking off our light series today with a whimsical take on a plain white paper lantern. This pom-pom pendant is so fun and it is sure to garner smiles every time...

25 creative light projects

We all adore the long days and warm nights of summer. But with the summer solstice a month behind us now, I’ve begun thinking of ways to interject some extra light in our evenings as they...

bright and easy dreamcatcher

When I think of the woman I have become, there are a couple specific people I am always reminded of. Women who’ve come alongside me and are always there to encourage my wildest of dreams. I...

Great Balls of Garland

After sharing last week’s pom pom headband, I’ve fallen back in love with the simple and soft balls. I spotted these bright and colorful renditions over at Lammie. They seem the perfect antidote to stressful moments...

Pom-Pom Party Headband

Welcome to April! (aka party month around this site). With birthdays and spring in full force, April has quickly become my favorite month. We always turn the party meter up a notch this time of year....

25 Awesome Party Hats

My birthday is coming up next month (hooray!). We have a whole slew of really exciting party ideas coming up to celebrate. The first being a party hat series kicking off next week – with some...

Ordered by color

I am excited to introduce you to a new site sponsor today, the Etsy shop steph loves ben! It is a shop filled with pretty decorations and handmade things. What I love about the shop is that...

Recap 2012: Favorite Parties

2012 was a year of great parties! I found myself straying further and further away from the everyday party ideas and enjoying more creativity and materials for use in our party spaces. Here are my favorite...

50 DIY Christmas Gifts

The holidays get busy, and fast. Giving handmade gifts is an easy way to slow down and put meaning into the season. Here is list of 50 favorite gifts that are simple to make and pretty...

simple Mother’s Day corsage

This small sentiment would be sweet for any day, but especially to honor a loved one for Mother’s Day. A simple collection of flowers and a yarn wrapped pin will work wonders in making a lady...

bright wintry bridal shower

There is nothing like gathering with your girlfriends to share in one of the happiest moments of your life. Add a tasty breakfast and you’ll have a perfect bridal shower. Using wool as a key decor...

a bridesmaid ball

Make these surprise yarn balls to pop the ever important “will you be my bridesmaid” question! A fun idea for a small brunch or get together to announce your good news. They’d also be a splendid...

reason to celebrate | pom wreath

This pom wreath is just amazing. I haven’t been able to get it out of my mind all week. I love finding a project that has been floating around for awhile but done in a fresh...

A dusty Christmas mantel

Making a dusty wood mantel feel like a cozy Christmas scene was a wonderful chance to inject lively bright notions of joy. The yarn poms I shared recently took center stage designed in white and resting...

The easiest pom-pom poof tutorial

These fun yarn pom poofs are perhaps the simplest and cheapest of projects of all, but one of my all time favorite! Make them in bright colors for an upcoming party or in white as a...

Pinwheel favor boxes

Welcome to Monday! To start the week off right I want to share with you this cheery pinwheel birthday that Melanie recently styled. Not only is it just gorgeous but my own pinwheels & pearls party...