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Category Archives: Party

herb infused birthday cakes

It’s finally warm enough to pot our spring herbs. Last year I fell in love with the taste of herbs and sweets together. Rosemary ice cream… Thyme cookies… and now I am so excited about these...

Dressed to party eggs

These eggs are dressed to party… bows, ‘staches, and the perfect outfits to fit right into this year’s Easter celebrations – too fun! I love personalizing Easter eggs to match actual people (see here). It’s just...

How to make a paper flower

How to make a paper flower that is bright, bold and beautiful. Nothing brightens up a brunch quite like filling a table with paper flowers. I made these paper flowers with large graphic lines to really...

Festive pie ideas for spring

As a part of my national ambassadorship with Marie Callender’s, I am excited to be sharing three fresh pie decorating ideas for spring. With Easter coming quick, brunch season beginning this weekend, and Mother’s Day not far...

March madness party

This post is sponsored by Target. We are not much of a sports family… with the exception of college basketball. March is a very big month for us and it’s the only time of the year...

Cactus balloon darts

One morning, a few weeks back, I woke up minding my own crafting business when I happened upon it… A cactus balloon! To be specific a stash of cacti inflatable toys. Cactus balloons! Striped and dotted and...

Easter wreath crafting party

This post is sponsored by Kellogg’s. Hosting a girls night in is always more fun when you add in crafts! Taking cues from the budding flowers of spring, I hosted a little Easter wreath-making event. The...

Flower straws

Flower straws! A completely last minute idea I thought up while hosting our recent crafting night. We had a stash of leftover blooms and a stack of straws that needed a little extra something. The combination ended...

Carnation garland

You guys spring is almost here! Last night the brightly lit evening gave me great hope that the season is quickly changing. What better way to celebrate everything this spring than with flowers strung into a...

Colorful wall of plates

We did a little office update and decided to add an entire wall of colorful plates! I love the huge impact these plates have on the space, they turned the wall behind my desk from plain...

Multi-color popsicles

A nice bright dose of summer dreaming seems appropriate for our snow filled weekend to come. I’ll be making a set of these multi-color Popsicles to instantly transport me to a breezy summer day no matter...

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...

Banner cookies

Say happy birthday, yum, congrats, or anything special with these banner cookies. Each banner is a cute party detail and a yummy treat tied into one special sweet. I love simple tricks like this, that can...