Holiday Entertaining Series – Christmas Red & Green

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Happy holiday planning everyone!  If you still need ideas to incorporate into your parties, here is a round up posts I created for a Red & Green Modern Christmas.  From an adult cocktail party to kids Christmas party, here are decorations, recipes, and DIY projects you can do to help pull it all together.  Visit each photo […]

Christmas Cocktail {Jolly Old Elf}

Champagne Cocktail

The perfect signature cocktail to make you jolly!  This is what I recommend with the Cocktails & Cheers party.  Garnish with frozen cranberries to keep it cold and make it pretty. Jolly Old Elf In a fluted glass add: 1/2 oz Amaretto liqueur 2 oz Cranberry juice Fill to top of glass with brut champagne […]

Glass Vase Snowman

diy vase snowman

Isn’t this little guy cute! I made him in a jiffy with just a few simple items: faux snow flakes, 2 mini fish bowl vases, felt fabric, adhesive gems, googly eyes. Simply fill each vase with the snow flakes and stack one on top of the other. Cut a small triangle from orange felt, for […]

Guest Blogger – DIY Paper Baubles By Bird Crafts

Tutorial DIY Paper Baubles by Bird Crafts Parties

When I began blogging, I never thought I’d make friends around the globe!  Bird of Bird’s Party is one of those party girls I wish I could meet in person.  I just know we’d have such fun together!  Unfortunately for me she is thousands of miles away, in France… So I’ll settle for her gorgeous printables, inspiring party designs, and […]

Christmas Cocktails & Cheers Party

Christmas Cocktail Party

Time to spread a little holiday cheer by hosting a small cocktail party (for 6-8 guests)!  I teamed up with Fresh Press to design this gathering inspired by their “Cocktails and Cheers invitation”. Their designs are sleek and modern, and for this one I simply brought the swag from the invitation into my design, using ribbon and felt circles.  Read on for […]

Red & White Christmas

red & white christmas

We’re kicking off this Christmas season with a beautiful dessert display by Sandra Downie of The White Library.  Sandra is so talented and I always enjoy seeing her latest design.  She was kind enough to share with me her new Christmas table which is sure to inspire your holiday entertaining! With red and white treats and decor, […]

DIY Gift Box & Candy Recipe

diy candy box

I like DIY projects that are easy, and don’t involve too many tools or time.  This adorable gift box fits the bill nicely using one half of a flat gift box, some card stock, scissors and tape (bone folder optional).  Here are the steps: To create the sleeve, wrap an 8-by-14-inch strip of card stock around your […]