Easy Frame Chalkboard DIY

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Remember this chalkboard sign from the Ice Cream Soda bar I created for Celebrations website? It was such a popular focal point I thought I’d share with you how I made it. It was quite simple to do… The piece is actually a mirror I had hanging in my daughter’s room. The mirror is held […]

Crafty Details + Paper Flowers

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We all know it’s the details that make a celebration visually pleasing, and if you are the crafty type who likes to DIY your decor, then you are going to love the ideas and details seen here. Photographed by Kim Le Photography, this wedding is full of lace-trimmed frames, button embellishments, decorated hat boxes, and […]

DIY Fabric Swag

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Admittedly this is the simplest tutorial possible, but I thought it might inspire 1 or 2 of my readers out there!  This is my DIY fabric mini swag that I love to use to add color and interest to a party.  Most recently I used it for my rustic-modernbridal shower shoot to drape across a rustic […]

Trend Alert: Donuts

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Donuts are so popular right now for dessert tables as well as traditional brunch buffets.  Maybe because they are so budget friendly, or because everyone seems to love them, or because their shape lends itself to many fun display options.  With that in mind I thought I’d put together a few suggestions for serving up […]

Simple Fabric Flower DIY

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Today I’m sharing one of the easiest DIY crafts you can possible do, but one that has so many possibilities.  These are easy to make fabric ‘flowers’ that I used on my backyard bbq dessert table.  This simple embellishment can be used to dress up almost anything.  Here’s what you need: Strips of fabric cut to size […]

Book Invitation DIY

This is the most clever and unique invitation I’ve ever seen!  A book invitation by You Are My Fave that will have any guest dying to RSVP.  Here’s what she did: Use a razor blade (or an exacto knife) to cut out a pocket in the pages of a book found at the thrift store. Attach […]

DIY Meringue And Marshmallow "Mushrooms"

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I designed a “Little Outdoorsman” party for Bird’s Party E-zine a couple of months ago.  The snack table was filled with treats that went with the theme like gummy worms & fish, trail mix, and these cute and tasty meringue & marshmallow “mushrooms.”  They make an adorable presentation when nestled among chocolate “rocks” (from Walmart).  Here’s […]