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Diy garland home and family crafts game night

Home and Family Crafts : DIY Garland for Game Night Party

I am always looking for fun and easy DIY ideas, especially fun things that have to do with parties and entertaining. We have seen a serious uptick in game playing here at our house this week as quarantine is becoming more routine. I’m sure you guys are experiencing something similar at your homes. Game nights … Read more

Diy garland home and family crafts game night
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Free Printables Online for Every Occasion

I’m sure you have seen them pop up here from time to time, but did you know that Pink Peppermint Design has a giant library of Free Printables Online for every occasion?  No matter what you are looking for, I’m sure we have something for you…for FREE…that can be downloaded instantly!   You may or may … Read more

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cake topper ideas

Easy Cake Topper Ideas: Hollywood Cake Topper

Hollywood award season is upon us and the next many Sunday nights will be full of glitz and glamour.  When it comes to Oscar party ideas I don’t know about you guys, but I love any good excuse to get people together and eat yummy food!  My idea of an Oscar themed party is to … Read more

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free valentine cards for kids

Pucker Up Valentine : Handmade Design Valentine Cards

These silly handmade design valentine cards will be a hit in the classroom for all ages.  In just a matter of minutes you can print out this cute pucker up valentine printable and grab the kids to help make these handmade cards in minutes.  I know this time of year everyone can be on candy … Read more

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Easy kids thanksgiving crafts

Easy Kids Thanksgiving Craft Dried Corn and Bean Mosaic

I love making every season special with the kids.  Crafts and fun themed foods, parties and outings…whatever I can do to make the seasons fun and memorable.  I’ve spent a lot of time since we moved going through a bunch of pictures and things from over the years and have run across a few things … Read more

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Fun and Easy DIY Mustache Straw Toppers

I am so excited to be joining forces with some of the most creative girls on the internet today and tomorrow for a fun Halloween DIY blog hop. I love any excuse to craft something up, and working with these girls is the best! If you are joining me from Bird’s Party blog, welcome!  I … Read more

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Diy cupcake toppers with toothpicks

DIY Glitter Star Cupcake Toppers with Toothpicks

Cupcake toppers are easy to make, are inexpensive, and add a personalized handmade touch to every gathering.  The best part is, they only take minutes to make and can turn any store bought cupcakes or even appetizers into something special.  While perusing the party store the other day for some Patriotic party ideas, I ran across some … Read more

Diy cupcake toppers with toothpicks
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Free Last Day of School Printable : Keep Cool This Summer

It’s hard to believe that the last day of school is here and summer is about to begin!  Woohoo!  These next few days are going to fly by with all of the fun things planned for these kids.  The kids always like to have a little something to pass out to their friends on the … Read more

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Teacher Appreciation Week Ideas : End of the Year Teacher Gifts

I think we’d all be in agreement that coming up with what to do for teacher appreciation week, much less coming up with teacher appreciation week ideas for each day of the week can be a little overwhelming!  Well, hopefully this easy and FREE teacher appreciation week printable will come to your rescue!  We have … Read more

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Washi tape craft ideas

Washi Tape Craft Ideas : Easy DIY Washi Tape Cake Banner

My baby girl’s birthday is coming up and so I have parties on the brain.  I love cute DIY party ideas, and this one is SO easy, and SO quick, you can make it anytime with just a few supplies.  Washi tape craft ideas are some of the easiest crafts around.  Here’s what you will … Read more

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Free St. Patrick’s Day Printables : Taste the Rainbow

I don’t know about you, but when I was growing up, St. Patrick’s Day wasn’t all that of a big deal.  If you remembered, you would wear something green to school that day so that the kids didn’t pinch you, but other than that, there really wasn’t a whole lot of hoopla surrounding it.  Well, … Read more

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Happy glittered cake topper

Happy Birthday Cake Topper : Gold Glitter DIY Cake Topper

If you don’t already know this about it me it’s time you learned that I love all things glitter and sparkle! If I have a chance to add glitter to something, I will take that opportunity. 😉 What better way is there to celebrate a birthday than with a Happy Birthday Cake Topper Gold Glitter … Read more

Happy glittered cake topper
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Crafts for St. Patrick’s Day : Free St. Patrick’s Day Printable

Are you feeling lucky? Well, you should! 😉 I am always on the look out for cute crafts for St. Patrick’s Day so here’s a little freebie for you.  Something that can easily be turned in to a fun classroom treat or a St. Patrick’s Day party favor.   Affiliate links are included in this post. … Read more

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DIY Gift Card Holder : Cute Santa Gift Card Bag Idea

I don’t know about you guys, but when I’m giving a gift card I am always looking for a clever way to wrap it up.  I am always on the hunt for a cute gift card holder or gift card bag ideas…something that makes a pint sized gift look fun and exciting.  I was at … Read more

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DIY Teacher Christmas Gift Idea and Free Printable

You all know that I can’t resist a great excuse to make a fun DIY teacher Christmas gift and fun printable.  This DIY Christmas gift idea isn’t just limited to teachers though!  It would make a fun DIY Christmas gift for just about anyone.  When I was at Michaels (same trip where I picked up … Read more

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Diy feather cupcake toppers 4 with text

DIY Cupcake Toppers and Feather Party Food Picks

I have a super easy and cute DIY for you today, just in time for all your fall entertaining!  Can I tell you a little styling secret?  Sometimes I have food around my house that I use in shoots for a LONG time.  I work with SO much party food that I can’t possibly let … Read more

Diy feather cupcake toppers 4 with text
Diy christmas decor

DIY Christmas Decor : Make Art from Gift Bags

I was at Target the other day looking for Halloween clearance, and of course I was totally side tracked by the Christmas stuff that was going up. 😉  There were So many cute wrapping papers, gift bags and boxes that it got my creative juices flowing.  I wanted to figure out a way to use … Read more

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DIY Halloween Trick or Treat Bags with Glitter Spiderwebs

We have a week left!  The countdown to Halloween is on and the energy level in my house is palpable…how about in your house?  We are finishing up the neighborhood “booing” this week, attending our yearly Trunk or Treat party, visiting the pumpkin patch, carving pumpkins and having class parties.  Whew!  By the time the … Read more

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New Pretty Project Party- Show me what is inspiring you!

  I am SO excited about today!  Several of my favorite bloggers from around the web have invited me to join in on their fun, monthly link party as one of their two new hostesses, along with Rachael from This Is Our Bliss.  We will both now be joining in the fun! Each month I’ll share … Read more

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free valentine printable tags

Handmade Valentine Ideas : I’m Nuts about You Valentine

It’s time for another free printable Valentine!  This is the last one in my collection of Handmade Valentines for 2016 I’m afraid!  But don’t worry!  I’m already dreaming up ideas for next year!  Print out this “I’m Nuts About You” free printable valentine and whip up 20 of them in no time for all your … Read more

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DIY Football Party Food and Favor Bags

Here’s another quick and easy DIY for you for all of those upcoming football parties.  These little party bags are so cute and SO easy.  There are two ways to make them…either with paper or with tape.  I found my little kraft lunch sacks at Michaels, they are available at most craft stores and you … Read more

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DIY Mini Felt Sports Pennant Decorations

With the Big Game coming up on Sunday it’s time to prep for parties with a few easy DIY handmade decorations. These simple felt pennant flags are SO easy and make great decorations and fun favors for your guests after the game. You can make them in any colors to match your favorite team, or … Read more

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valentine cards for kids

Free Printable Valentine: You Drive Me Wild Valentine

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, the time when I get to create cheesy valentine’s to my heart’s content. 😉  This easy “You Drive Me Wild” valentine is sure to be a hit with the kids and it’s candy free! The valentine is a 5×7 size and you can print it at Staples … Read more

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DIY Handmade Kid’s Valentines : Key to My Heart

Walking through Nordstrom a few weeks ago, I noticed that they had cute necklaces and bracelets with keys on them.  Such a simple idea, but so cute!  Seeing those got the wheels turning, and so I came up with a little version of my own, a Valentine’s version. Here’s a new quick and easy DIY … Read more

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Diy glitter muslin gift card bags

DIY Glittered Muslin Bags Perfect for Wrapping Gift Cards

One of the trickiest things I find when wrapping gifts, is trying to find a clever way to wrap a gift card.  Here’s a quick and easy DIY that I came up with for your gift card giving this year.  These cute DIY Glittered Muslin bags take just a few minutes to make and looks … Read more

Diy glitter muslin gift card bags
Washi tape christmas tree

Washi Tape Christmas Tree Cute DIY Cake Topper

Are you in charge of taking dessert to a Christmas party this year?  Well, here’s an easy DIY cake topper that will make any cake, homemade or store bought, look festive and fun in minutes.  These washi tape Christmas trees can be made with just a few supplies and you can make them in any … Read more

Washi tape christmas tree
Free printable christmas tags

Cute and Easy DIY Christmas Gift and Free Printable Gift Tags

If you are looking for a super cute and easy DIY Christmas gift for teachers, friends and neighbors that requires NO baking and takes only minutes to make…look no further!  It’s cute, useful and takes no time at all!  This time of year when everyone is wrapping gifts like crazy, this darling jar of twine … Read more

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Merry christmas printable tags

Free Merry Christmas Printable Tags

Here are some free Christmas printable tags for you today.  I hope they help with all of your Christmas wrapping!  I’ll be back tomorrow with an easy DIY to add this tag to. 😉 Are you looking for more free Christmas printables?  You can find some of my favorites here: Fat and Jolly Gift Tags … Read more

Merry christmas printable tags
Diy feather placecards

How to Make DIY Gold Dipped Feather Place Cards and Ornaments

I stumbled upon these cute little white ceramic feathers at Michaels in the dollar bins and they were calling my name.  I decided to give them a little shine and add some metallic paint to the bottom half, giving them a dipped look.  So easy, they take minutes and just a few supplies.  Add them … Read more

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