Fun Favors And Party Details

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Some of the most memorable elements of a party are the little details, and the guest favors.  One of our newest sponsors, Fun Favors is a great place to shop for such items.  I was particularly glad to see that they have one of the latest “must-have” items, Push Pop Containers, as well as printable stickers […]

DIY Chocolate Easter Bowl

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I was beside my self when Debbie of Wants and Wishes submitted this Easter Chocolate Bowl tutorial!  I knew right away that you fabulous readers would enjoy this.  Not only does it make for an adorable display, but the fact that it’s also edible makes me giddy!  Here are directions from Debbie: You will need: […]

Homemade Marshmallows {And S’mores}

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  by contributor Lisa Thiele   Whether it’s sandwiched between chocolate and graham crackers, dunked in a cup of hot cocoa or simply eaten directly from the bag, you can’t go wrong with the classic marshmallow. For some reason or another I never thought to make them from scratch, maybe because I had assumed they’d be […]

DIY Gift Box & Candy Recipe

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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 […]

Lovely Hostess Gift

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Here’s a lovely way to present your hostess with a gift of wine or cider.  Cut a triangle shape out of brown crafts paper and wrap around a bottle. Secure the overlapping ends with double-sided tape. Follow with a wrapping of linen fabric or burlap and secure by tying a length of leather cording, twine, or […]

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 […]

"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 […]