TEA THEMED GIFT IDEA

tea party gift box idea

I’m touching on another tea party idea today and this one is all about gift giving.  I put together a tea party themed gift box that can be used for mom on Mother’s Day, a gift for bridesmaids, a favor for bridal showers, or even a gift for Valentine’s Day. The idea is simple: use […]

DIY :: MINI CAKE BANNER TOPPER

diy mini cake banner topper

I don’t think I’ve shared a DIY project on here in….forever!  The truth is, I feel like most of the diy projects I do are so simple and basic that they don’t need explaining.  I worry that if I don’t put something on here that’s overly complicated, then it’s not worthy.  Well, I’m just going […]

MAKE A THANKSGIVING TURKEY CUPCAKE FOR THE KIDS

make a Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcake

I haven’t had the pleasure of hosting Thanksgiving in quite a while, and I’m kinda bummed about that. We used to host our “Friendsgiving” and then we switched it up one year and moved it to our friend’s house where it stayed for a few more years. The past few years we’ve been going back […]

Yarn-Wrapped Flower Pots

yarn-wrapped-flower-pots

by Melissa Bahen Whether planning party favors for a big bash or a simple house-warming gift, you can’t go wrong with a cute plant in a sweet little terra cotta pot. Fragrant herbs, exotic houseplants, colorful flowers, and modern succulents all look at-home in inexpensive flower pots from the garden store, but you don’t have […]

15 Unique DIY Party Projects

15 easy DIY party decor projects

I’ve been meaning to do this post for weeks but as usual, other things seem to come up and take precedence. I’ve gathered up {mostly} all of the diy projects I did for my shabby chic bridal shower and dessert table, and none of them are outside the average skill level. So this is it […]

How To Make A Ribbon & Trim “Cake” Centerpiece

make this shabby chic "cake" centerpiece

You know, as a creative blogger it’s pretty hard to come up with something new and original. Of course you can take an old idea and make it your own by tweaking it a bit, but to make something that people haven’t seen before is a challenge. And to make something that other people will […]

Dress Up Your Favors With Kraft Paper Packaging

kraft paper packaging

Nothing says “attention to detail” quite like pretty packaging of gifts and favors.  It doesn’t even matter what the gift inside is if it’s wrapped up in a pretty presentation!  I’ve collected some of my favorite favor packaging ideas over the past few months and thought I’d share them with you.  What do they all […]