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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ice Cream Cones And Cotton Candy

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Two icons of childhood are making quite the presence these days.  Ice cream cones are being used to hold all sorts of treats, combining form with function in the tastiest way!  Fill the cone with candies for favors, such as m&m’s, jelly beans, or gummies; serve a fruit parfait inside during a brunch or drinks […]