Category Archives: Crafts

Conversational ribbon balloons

Making your balloons personal is a favorite activity around here (see what I mean). There are so many fun ways to do this but this idea is the easiest. A personalized party balloon saying whatever you...

Lost count cake topper

My husband and I have started planning and scheming for our birthday this year. It’s a funny birthday year because I keep forgetting how old we are. Not in an I’m so old, let’s stay 26 forever kind...

Printed paper lanterns

I’ve always loved paper lanterns, they are awesome for filling any party space with festive fun. White party lanterns are great for making a room instantly feel like a breezy spring soiree. They are even better...

Star studded balloons and sangria floats

The Oscars are coming up this weekend. Do you watch? I find it’s always more fun to watch with friends. Pulling together a last minute viewing party can be easy with a couple simple details –...

Down to the wire Valentines

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Are you ready for it? We have been working all week to make these cute valentines for my boys class and buying up all the heart balloons I can find for...

17 brilliant crafts for teens

With our first craft book just weeks from launching – I thought it would be fun to share my favorite crafts for teens (and for us young at heart). My love affair with crafting started while I...

Paper flower pop-up box

Valentine’s Day can start to feel a bit predictable. Hearts, candy and flowers can only express so much. The thought of a large stuffed bear with a silky red bow actually kills a small piece of...

Paper umbrella drink stirs

It was cold and stormy all weekend, how fitting that tomorrow February 10th is Umbrella Day. In the spirit of celebrating through the storms, and to give us all a bright glimpse of the spring that...

Confetti hearts and bubble gum cake

Valentine’s Day deserves to be filled with confetti and color, just like every day of the year. This is the thought behind these fun confetti hearts. Bursts of love that are colorful and bright. The hearts...

Toothpick arrows

Valentine’s Day is a holiday I love to celebrate without going totally overboard – we are not doing Christmas 2.0 around here. So an easy element like small toothpicks with cut paper, that can turn anything...

Bright floral bouquets

Valentine’s Day is coming quickly. Nothing beats a bright colorful bouquet of flowers. Finding a quirky vase and gifting a beautiful bunch can be the perfect way to say I love you this year. I’ve never...

white board craft ideas wrapping paper

I’ve been on the lookout for white board craft ideas and decided wrapping presents is the perfect way to use the material. I love presents. Always! I love them even more when they are wrapped with...

edible balloon birthday cake

Celebrate a special cake worthy day with a balloon birthday cake. Made with edible balloon bubbles, this cake will be a hit at the next party on your list. In case you have a New Year’s resolution...

diamond party garland

For the twins birthday party this year we had two separate party rooms – one for the girl, and one for the boy. For the girl, we focused on the simplistic beauty a diamond party theme...