Halloween Framed Silhouette Wall + FREE Downloads

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Add some spooky wall art to your Halloween decorating this year with a framed silhouette display. I found these printable silhouettes from Value Village and they add a great focal point. I put together this wall of frames as a backdrop to my Gothic Glam party design, and I love how it turned out. It’s […]

36 Conversation Starters – FREE Downloads

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I love to use simple probing questions as conversation starters, especially when your hosting a party where everyone may not know each other very well. I’ve posted a couple of parties in the past where I used these questions in the form of drink tags, and have gotten several emails over the years asking what […]

Creative Place Card Display

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I love creating tabletops, and always look for new and interesting ways to display the same old elements {napkins, place mats, silverware, etc}. In this case I’ve found some super ways to display name/place “cards” to add lots of personality to your tablescape design. I think you’ll find the ideas are pretty self explanatory and […]

Chalkboard Cookies Tutorial

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A big thanks to Kathryn of The Sugar Turntable for sharing her chalkboard cookie tutorial with us today! These cookies are so adorable and simple to make that I think even I could do it. They would make perfect lunchbox treats for the first week of school, a sweet teacher gift on the first day, […]

DIY Pom Pinata

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I’m so excited and thankful to Kori of Paper & Pigtails for sharing her Pom Pinata tutorial with us today! Kori created a beautiful Pink Flower Party for her daughter’s birthday and made the most amazing pinata I’ve ever seen. For one thing the ideas is genius, and for another it looks way cuter than […]

Embroidery Hoop Decor – Tutorial

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Hello, my favorite readers!  I am off to San Diego today to meet up with lots of web friends and attend the HWTM launch party.  I’m so giddy with excitement!  Luckily, Christine of Pure Joy Events has stepped in to share a fantastic tutorial with you today.  This is from her recent party featured on […]

Share Your Homemade Project With Us & Enter To Win The Book “Home Made Simple”

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Congratulations to Lauren of Ten23 Designs for winning the Home Made Simple book!  Thank you all for sharing your home made projects with us! Okay you guys – this post is dedicated to you and your creative projects!  So many of you who read this blog are do-it-yourselfer’s, crafters, or even sellers of hand made items.  I’ve […]