Make Your Own Chocolate Stirrers

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I’ve got some easy ideas for making your own chocolate stirrers to use for coffee or hot chocolate.  These make great gifts or thoughtful add-ins for entertaining. I first came up with the idea for the post when I was out shopping and found chocolate stir-in blocks for about $5 for 4, and thought “I […]

Hot Cocoa & Candy Christmas Party

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I can’t tell you how thrilled I was to receive this in my “in” box yesterday. This Christmas Sweets & Hot Cocoa party design was created by the uber talented Amanda Parker of Shindig Parties to Go, and showcases her latest printable party set appropriately called “Candy Christmas.” I’ve showcased several of Amanda’s designs in […]

Christmas Ribbon Tree DIY

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You are going to love this crafty Christmas tree created by Bird of Bird’s Party! When I saw it I thought, “why didn’t I think of that?” These ribbon Christmas tree are so simple to make and only require a few materials. They would make a fantastic centerpiece for the kids table or set in […]

Classic Christmas With A Modern Twist

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I’m excited to share the first Christmas party post with you this year! I love traditional red and green colors, and this inspiration shoot from Abby of Flair Designery uses them with dots, stripes, and chevron patterns to create a modern playful party design. She has created a dessert table and seated table full of ideas […]

FREE Christmas Printables – Classic Meets Natural

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I am absolutely smitten with this natural Christmas printable collection from Ellinee. The classic holiday colors against a backdrop of brown craft paper speaks to me and my love of vintage inspired design. They offer up an array of beautifully styled ideas for incorporating the set too. You can download this collection and get to […]

Holiday E-Magazines

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Start planning those Holiday parties now, with 2 fantastic e-zines full of ideas, tips, and inspiration. I was once again lucky enough to be a contributor for The Party Dress magazine, and Bird’s Party Magazine. Both magazines are just gorgeous to look through, so sit back and relax and flip through the pages now. Happy […]

How To Create Your Own Christmas Photo Cards

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Will you be taking photos over the long holiday weekend coming up? This is the perfect time to set up a DIY photo area and take those kid’s photos for Christmas greeting cards. For my latest article on Celebrations I’m sharing my favorite ideas for making these photos easy and fun with a little help […]