Learn Something New with these Free Craftsy Mini-Classes

Do you like to learn new things or improve upon your existing skills?  I have always been one to enjoy trying something new.  I may not always be awesome at it, but I like the process.  Simply, I love to learn! And when I saw these free mini-courses from Craftsy, I had to share them with you. … [Read more...]

DIY Tissue Paper Garland

When I was getting ready for our DIY Kool-Aid Drink Station, I wanted a full and fringy garland to hang across the table backdrop.  I searched the stores for crepe paper rolls (not streamers), but had no luck.  So I decided to try some tissue paper and I was quite pleased with how it turned … [Read more...]

the DIY Kool-Aid Easy Mix bar

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #PourMoreFun #CollectiveBias Here comes a fun DIY drink station, perfect for your next party or casual gathering.  It is colorful.  It is kid-friendly.  And it is delicious!  Made with … [Read more...]

Our Lemonade Party

Disclosure: This post contain affiliate links.  Please see my Disclosure Policy for more information.     Are you looking for a fun summer party theme?  Start thinking of assorted flavored lemonades, lemon-inspired food and a great outdoor evening with family and friends, because this … [Read more...]

Creative “Touch” for Your Child’s Young Birthday Party

  If you have a little one who is turning one, two or three, here is a creative (and literal) touch you can add to the birthday party.  Don't you love the detail? You'll need: A Stamp Pad (in color with your party theme) Wooden Utensils A Willing Child   Stamp his … [Read more...]

Creative Seating when Space is a Problem ~ Entertaining Fridays #4

Welcome to Entertaining Fridays!  This week, we are talking about creative seating for your guests. Heidi wrote in with this question:  "I could really use some ideas for creative seating! We don’t have any tables that seat enough people and I hate having to split people into different rooms! … [Read more...]

Entertaining Fridays #2: Decorative Touches for Wooden Utensils

I have loved hearing about your upcoming celebrations in the Shindigz giveaway.  So many birthdays, showers and other fun events that you are getting ready for.  (If you haven't entered to win $50 at Shindigz, a great party supply website, you can do so here through Sunday night.) Are you … [Read more...]

Graduation Party Tassel Dessert Plates

It is graduation party time!  Last year, we went to 11 graduation parties. Can you believe it?  This year, we have only one and it is one I am very much looking forward to. In honor of all the graduates, I have a little dessert plate idea to share.  Let's think graduation caps and tassels.  It is … [Read more...]

More Party Fun with Vintage Milk Glass and Apothecary Jars

When it comes to centerpiece and table decoration containers, the possibilities are endless.  But there are two staple colors that can be most versatile when building your stock of party paraphernalia:  Items in white and clear glass. Both can be used in a variety of settings and party themes. … [Read more...]

“This is Your Life” Road Trip Tour: a 40th Birthday Celebration

This year, Dan turned 40 and I knew I wanted to do something fun and creative to celebrate.  He wavered on whether he wanted a big party and eventually, he decided against it with work and school being so busy. So a different kind of planning had to begin.  I had loved his cousin's 40 days of … [Read more...]