Paper Crafts

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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 […]

DIY Framed Monogram

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Here’s a quick and easy DIY project perfect for your next shower or birthday celebration.  I incorporated it into a Sweet 16 birthday I recently styled and the guest of honor liked it so much she wanted to keep it! Here are the easy steps I followed to create the frame above: Use the infamous Ikea frame […]

"Tea Bag" Cookies {With Free Printable}

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Here is a great idea from Kim at Frost Me blog, for shortbread “tea bag” cookies.  These are so clever and cute for any tea party treat or take home favors.   Simply cut out the shapes from your favorite shortbread recipe, poke a hole through the dough with a wooden skewer, and bake.  Dip in melted chocolate and tie on […]

EZ DIY Projects {Favors & Menus}

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It’s time for some DIY projects perfect for your next dinner party, shower, or luncheon. A classy way to display your menu:  These menu “cards” are actually printed on fabric!  With a few simple supplies and light colored fabric, you can add a stunning detail to your place settings. What I really love about this idea is once you master the […]

Creative Drink Bottles {DIY}

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I couldn’t resist sharing this unique little project I found on My Creative Cafe.  You can dress up small plastic bottles of juice, gatorade, or even water, for birthday parties or favors. Simply layer scrapbooking paper (or felt or fabric) flowers, and glue on to the top of the drink.  Embellish with buttons, a tag, and ribbon.  Ta […]

Unique Hanging Decor {DIY}

Move over poms and lanterns, and make way for the embroidery hoop!  This clever idea comes from Martha Stewart, and uses embroidery hoops in varying sizes, and fabric.  You can use a monochromatic color palette, or a vibrant array of colors to customize a look to your event.  Just fit the fabric inside the ring, and trim […]

Creative Favor Packaging

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I’ve recently been working on some centerpieces and favor ideas for a small wedding, and realized I had all these sensational ideas for favor packaging, on file!  These are all thanks to Martha, and would work for so many occasions.  The embelishments and details added to these boxes, bags, and wraps, is so creative and […]