DIY :: DRESSED UP LAMP SHADE FRAMES

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I hope you all had a good weekend. This week, behind the scenes, I’m working on another graduation shoot for Pear Tree Greetings and I’m excited to see it come together. It will be a completely different look from the modern-classic graduation party I did, so stay tuned! Today I want to give you a […]

DIY :: HOW TO MAKE CHOCOLATE NESTS

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I have a long over due tutorial to share with you today, and it’s something I’ve used in a couple of different parties I’ve styled – chocolate candy nests.  These chocolate nests are so cute and appropriate for Spring and Easter entertaining, as well as Nesting showers, or Woodland birthday parties. I’m not the genius […]

DIY :: MODERN TRIANGLE CUPCAKE TOPPERS

diy modern triangle cupcake toppers

As cute as the graduation cap bottle toppers were, I think I got most ‘love’ for these modern triangle cupcake toppers from the graduation party I styled for Pear Tree Greetings.  I was inspired by the triangle graphic design of the invitation {seen in the frame above} and knew I wanted to repeat that somewhere in the design. […]

DIY :: GRADUATION CAP BOTTLE TOPPERS

GRADUATION CAP TOPPERS

I’ve gotten a lot of great feedback about the small crafty touches {these caps, and the cupcake toppers} I added to my graduation party for Pear Tree Greetings so today I’ll share the easy steps to making these graduation cap bottle toppers. I have to admit I think they look incredibly cute lined up on […]

DIY :: MAKE A CITYSCAPE BACKDROP

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For any Superman {or Super Hero} themed party you can enhance the decor with this easy DIY cityscape backdrop, as seen in my 5 ideas for a fun Superman party. The tutorial is rather simple but you do need a steady hand to cut out the shapes. Once you make the backdrop you can prop […]

DIY PHOTO BOOTH TIPS

DIY PHOTO BOOTH TIPS

Is it Tuesday already??  We’re in the aftermath of yet another snow storm and I feel like yesterday was a holiday since we had no school.  I also spent the day recuperating from my Red Carpet viewing party on Sunday.  No, not from a hangover, but from exhaustion!  Ever since the new year I’ve barely […]

DIY :: MINI BOWTIES TO DRESS UP THE PARTY

diy mini bowties dress up the party

Ever since I published these ideas for an Oscars viewing party last year, I’ve gotten emails and feedback asking about how I made the mini bowties that adorn the champagne glasses.  I decided this would be a great time to share a diy for them, especially since I used them once again in this years […]