New Ideas For Chalkboard Paint

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Chalkboards have been popular in parties and entertaining for quite a while now, but recently I’ve found some new and unique ways they have been integrated. From backdrop walls to tabletop decor, these are some of my favorite ideas right now, and some that I hope you’ll incorporate. {To see the original source for each idea […]

4 Favorite DIY Projects For New Years Eve {Or Any Party}

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There is nothing like a great festive New Years Eve party, I think. Ringing in the new year with friends or family is such a cultural ritual and a great way to say goodbye to the old, and hello to the future. As I’ve been on the web these last few weeks I’ve saved some […]

How To Create Your Own Christmas Photo Cards

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Will you be taking photos over the long holiday weekend coming up? This is the perfect time to set up a DIY photo area and take those kid’s photos for Christmas greeting cards. For my latest article on Celebrations I’m sharing my favorite ideas for making these photos easy and fun with a little help […]

Pipe And Drape System DIY

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I’m often asked about creating backdrops for parties, and recently realized I had never shared this tutorial with you here.  This is my DIY pipe and drape system that is perfect for a photo area, or for when you don’t have a wall behind a table but you want to create some interest behind it.  Best part […]

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 […]

DIY Photo Booth

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This is the most fantastic photo booth from Ruffled blog. Even if you’re not a ‘handy man/woman’ you can put this together with a few materials for about $80.  Basically it involves plywood, wallpaper (or paint if you like), and a frame.  And once you have it built, you could change out the paper or repaint […]

Trend Alert: Hanging Ribbon Backdrop

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 I love it when you can take simple, readily available items, and create something amazing out of them. In this case, that is done with ribbon! For the simplest project just hang long strands side-by-side to create a fun backdrop for photos or buffets. Want to get a little fancy? Clip on some family photos, […]