DIY :: HOW TO TIE DYE T-SHIRTS WITH THE KIDS

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We are only 2 days in to summer vacation and the kids are already getting bored. What in the world will we do to keep them busy for the next couple of months between vacation trips?! If you’re asking your self the same question I have an idea you may want to try – let […]

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 […]