Trend Alert: Hanging Rags, Swags, And Lace

  You know how much hanging banners and buntings can add to a party.  Now they are easier than ever to make!  You can create your own unique hanging decor for backdrops, or overhead swags and “chandeliers,” using long strips of fabric, ribbon, and lace.   Depending on the colors and materials you use, you can create a vintage […]

DIY Snack Baskets

diy snack cups

Here’s a nifty little project from BHG that you can customize for any event.  You simply use double sided scrapbook paper, ribbon or rick rack, and a little glue or double stick tape.  Once you’ve made the basket, fill it up with snacks or treats that won’t fall through the cracks.  These would be so cute […]

Teacup Centerpiece {DIY}

Here’s an easy DIY centerpiece idea from Kelly Porter of Porter House Designs.  She uses simple teacups, adds some adhesive jewels to the design, and inserts roses in a minimalistic, modern way(inserted into floral foam).  Cover the floral foam with some moss and you have a lovely centerpiece for Birthdays, or Showers! 

Shabby Chic Cupcake Display

shabby chic cupcake display

I know you’re gonna love this unique idea for displaying cupcakes, from LilyBean Paperie.  As shown, these are obviously perfect for a tea party, but with a quick change of paper and fabric they would be quite adorable for an Alice In Wonderland theme, classic vintage theme, and anything in between. This project is simple to […]

A Very Crafty Bridal Shower

crafty bridal shower

How incredibly crafty is this shower?!  Designed and crafted by Breanna of Brenotes blog, it has so many projects and interesting details that I know you could do also. The cupcake/mini cake stands are genius, and I can’t wait to make my own!  Just gather together some candle sticks, spray paint them, and hot glue or epoxy […]

Napkin Wrap Up

creative napkin display

Looking for interesting ways to present napkins at your place settings?  Here are 6 fun and unique ideas to try, from rustic to whimsical: Slide the folded napkin into a decorated or printed cake bag for an unexpected presentation. Wrap a wide leaf around the napkin and cut 2 slits into it to insert utensils or chopsticks. […]

Paper Crafts

paper decorations

I recently came across this fab feature in Utterly Engaged online magazine.  There are some fun and easy paper crafts from Sweet Paul, that you can easily add to any food or favors display. Flower rosettes made from cupcake liners and pretty paper are used to add interest to bunting, favor boxes, and table decor.  I also […]