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Great Ideas — 20 Ways to Make Someone’s Birthday ROCK!!

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You want to make birthdays special for those that you love! Here are 20 ways to help make that special person's birthday ROCK!! Birthday in a Box @ Teal & Lime What a birthday finale --  Dark Chocolate Frosted Cake @ Tidy Mom Make the Birthday girl a DIY Lace Crown @ Little Inspiration … [Read more...]

PJs & Pancakes Birthday Party!!

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Ella turned 7 last week - I still can't believe that! It's kind of tricky having a child with a birthday in December. I always feel like I am throwing something together for her at the last minute. This year I decided that I really wanted to plan a memorable birthday party. She came up with the idea of having a PJ party. And then when I hosted a giveaway for Libby Lane Press - I saw Nicolle's … [Read more...]

"Summer Social" Guest Project — Throw an Aqua & Orange Summer Birthday Party!

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Hi, my name is Mae from Mae Armstrong & Co., I  was inspired by all the handmade parties I've seen online and wanted to give myself a similar challenge.   I'd love to share my Aqua and Orange Birthday Party. Planning for this party began five months in advance. I wanted it to be super special for my twin boys and husband. All three of them share the same birthday. How amazing is … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Parties {1}!!

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 Make a Birthday Ruffle Wreath @ Fireside Studio  Start a new tradition with a Birthday Hat @ Kiki Creates And what little girl wouldn't want a Vintage Barbie Party? So cute. @ The Matthews Family Happenings Bake up some Party Cupcakes and DIY Flags @ Ellementary Home … [Read more...]

The Candy Party: Part 2 — Embellished Lanterns, Dimensional Magic Necklaces and Goodie Bags

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 To decorate the front of the house and each side of the Candy Buffet, we made these Giant Lollipops. I saw the idea on Tip Junkie.  They are super easy to create and make such a statement!!  Another decoration we created was Embellished Lanterns. I bought some plain lanterns at Pier 1 a couple weeks ago with the idea of embellishing them for my backyard for evening BBQ's. Then I realized … [Read more...]

Candy Party: Part 1 — The Cupcake Tower, Candy Bar and Invitations

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It was Hannah's 12th birthday last week and she really wanted to have a "Candy Party" with a couple of her good friends. Her favorite color is yellow, so we decided to go with a yellow and turquoise color scheme. So bright and happy!! And what better way to anchor a "Sweet Candy Bar"than a pretty cupcake tower?? There are so many different ways to make a cupcake tower. But Canvas … [Read more...]

Guest Project — "Rock of Love" Valentine Play Party!!

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Hello~ We are Amy and Bri, of The Savvy Moms Guide.  {Two average moms who enjoy making the EveryDay SAVVY}We have found that Spray Paint, Scrapbook Paper and Fabric can give anything a face lift.The Dollar Bin at Target is better than a Sale Rack at Nordstrom's (well maybe not, but that is what we tell our husbands). Pictures of family are Priceless compared to Framed Art (and cheaper). And … [Read more...]

Gift Wrapping Idea — Make Magnet Gift Tags!!

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  I spent the day yesterday running errands and trying to get my Christmas put together. So now -- on to the wrapping!! And, if you are wrapping too - I'd love to share a little project I made -- Magnet Gift Tags. These little gift tags are fun because they brighten up your package, plus they have a little magnet on top that the receiver can keep and use all year long! … [Read more...]

Do you do this? {Book Advent Calendar}

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 We started our Book Advent Calendar on the first. I saw the idea last year. Sorry - I can't remember where and loved the idea!  After the Holidays last year I gathered up all of our Christmas books and put them away so I could keep track of them. I got them out this year and discovered that I only needed 8 more to reach 25!! … [Read more...]

Birthday Giveaway Sneak Peek!

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 Tomorrow's my birthday - gah! Instead of freaking out about turning another year older, I decided to cheer myself up by giving away something to YOU!!! More details are coming up tomorrow on how to enter -- but I wanted to show you the adorable purse and interchangeable brooches that I am giving away to celebrate!! Isn't this the cutest purse?? I am in love with it. It's made out a beautiful … [Read more...]