DIY Gift Box & Candy Recipe

diy candy box

I like DIY projects that are easy, and don’t involve too many tools or time.  This adorable gift box fits the bill nicely using one half of a flat gift box, some card stock, scissors and tape (bone folder optional).  Here are the steps: To create the sleeve, wrap an 8-by-14-inch strip of card stock around your […]

How’s It Hangin’?

hanging party decor

To finish up our week of Autumn Entertaining inspiration, I wanted to share some unique and unexpected hanging decor that you can DIY, and use either inside or out.  I think the projects below are pretty self explanatory, using twine, a branch from the yard(or grapevine wreath), and various items to tie on: leaves, large nuts, […]

Cupcake Balloon Or Balloon Cupcake?

balloon cupcake (2)

I had to share this adorable idea that would complement this incredible dessert table I featured recently.  An easy “hot air balloon” cupcake display using some paper wraps, ribbon, helium filled balloon, and decorative embellishments.  This sweet idea comes from Little Lovely (via Hip Hip Hooray).  This would make a fun centerpiece for the dining tables, or a […]

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 […]