Category Archive: tips

All About The Packaging: A Season Keeper

Josie at Fine+Feathered has this great idea for a season keeper. Instead of scrapbooking everything, she puts things together with envelopes and binder rings. Simple and fantastic.

Easy DIY: Dyed Ombre Maxi Skirt for Summer

Here is a fresh how-to from A PAIR & A SPARE: You need: – around 2 yards of white silk – pink dye – a bucket – salt – elastic and a needle… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Paper House Votives

Fellow Fellow made these amazing paper house votives. So magical!

Easy DIY: Award Ribbons

Using a tutorial by Posh Paperie on Style Me Pretty, I made these birthday ribbons to use as decorations for a County Fair birthday party. Instead of buttons, used cardstock.

All About the Packaging: Grab Bag

We all have leftover party favors sitting at home. Gather them all up and make grab bags. All you need are favors and paper bags (lunch bags work perfectly). Save them for a… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Custom-colored Nail Polish

Delighted Momma has a super easy tutorial to make your own custom-colored nail polish using clear polish and eyeshadow.

Party Time: A Super Mario Birthday

Elliott LOVES Super Mario Bros., so there was no better way to celebrate his 6th birthday than with a Super Mario party. The invitations were double slider cards based on this tutorial by thenorsugirl. A little… Continue reading

All About The Packaging: CD Envelope Cookie Wrapping

Danielle at Gift Packaging Ideas used CD envelopes for cookies along with a personalized sticker. Such a great idea!

All About The Packaging: Wrapping Paper Tape

Now we know what to do with all the random scraps and strips of wrapping paper we’ve been saving! Country Living has a tutorial on turning them into tape with some double-stick adhesive.… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Suprise Ball Game

For a fun party game (and because we wanted something other than a pinata), we used a bunch of surprise ball hearts, attached them to a board with glue dots and added numbered… Continue reading