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 […]

Framed Flower Vases

Thanks to a  lovely email from Katie of Newcomb Home, I found this fantastic DIY frame idea that I felt I had to share with you all.  Beverly of Flamingo Toes has created a stunning focal piece with this bud vase flower display using an old door with chicken wire, frames, and small bottles & […]

Easter Peeps Garden Centerpiece DIY

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One of the cutest elements (and most commented on) from my Easter Brunch design was the centerpiece for the children’s table.  The Peeps garden, or “bunny trail” is simple to make and here’s what you do: Supplies: A “fence” style planter box from Michael’s (or similar) Craft foam 1 or 2 Faux grass squares from Michael’s […]