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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...

Post-it® Notes planning encouragement

Last week, I shared our fun office trick for motivation during the gloomy winter. The idea actually sprang from something I’ve been doing for myself for the past few months. With Materially Crafted soon to launch, the business...

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...

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 –...

A cotton candy cake binge

Everything is fun and games until your curtains end up stained! This cotton candy cake might look sweet, yummy, and innocent… But the creation of these photos is another story. A couple weeks ago we created...

Happy Valentine’s weekend

Happy Galentine’s day / Valentine’s weekend! If I could bake you a cupcake and top it with a glittery pink heart candle – I definitly would. Thanks so much for showing me love by popping by daily....

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...

Confetti popper valentines

Although paper Valentine’s are nice, especially when written with just the right romantic font. I tend to prefer ones of the more 3D nature (see here, here and here). I’m always smitten by something with a...