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Great Ideas — 19 Halloween Party Ideas!

One of the best parts of October is going to Halloween gatherings around the neighborhood. I'm always on the lookout for new treats and decorations for these celebrations, so here are... 19 Halloween Party Ideas from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * * Mummy Twinkie Pops @ Love Bakes Good Cakes via I Dig Pinterest Jack o Lantern Cocktail @ Cooking with Curls Acorn Treat Bag @ … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Patriotic Party Ideas!

I love coordinating all the decor, recipes, and more that all go into throwing an amazing party! The Fourth of July is a just a week away and you've all shared so many amazing ideas that can help others throw amazing patriotic parties! Because of all these amazing ideas, today I'm sharing... 20 Patriotic Party Ideas from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * * * American Flag Popsicles … [Read more...]

BBQ Party Free Printables!

There's nothing I love more in the summer than a BBQ with family and friends! While the #1905Cottage yard is still a bit of a mess after the remodel, that's not stopping me from getting a head start on summer BBQs! Thanks to my friends at Staples Copy & Print, who sponsored this post, I've created some fun, free printables to share with you — and I'll show you how you can print them at … [Read more...]

Easy & Simple Graduation Party Ideas!

I've had such a great time working with the Michaels Makers Team, and this month we got to come up with ideas for a celebration. I decided to share some easy & simple graduation party ideas! A graduation party doesn't have to be overwhelming. There are some simple ways to celebrate and make memories! Using products found at Michael's, I put together this fun and festive graduation party as … [Read more...]

Easy Lighted Spring Flower Garland!

I am getting so excited for Spring! I love decorating my mantel for the seasons. And I love lighted garlands for holidays. So I thought it would be fun to create a lighted garland for Spring. And I love the paper flowers at Michaels. I used them to create some pretty Valentine artwork earlier. This garland is so pretty for Spring. It also is pretty for a birthday tablescape or even a baby … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIY Party Ideas!

There are so many reasons to throw a party!!  No matter what kind of party you are planning, these 20 DIY Party Party Ideas will make your occasion even more festive!  Easy Ice Cream Bar @ A Night Owl  1st Birthday Celebration @ Crowning Details Movie Night Popcorn Cake @ I Dig Pinterest   Pineapple Party Cocktails @ Jaco'lyn Murphy  … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Fourth of July Party Ideas!

The Fourth of July is the perfect time to throw a party!  Here are 20 awesome Red White and Blue Party Ideas to inspire you  for YOUR Summer party!!  Painted Bushel Baskets @ A Night Owl   Ice Cream Sandwich Recipe @ The 36th Avenue     DIY Fourth of July Napkin Rings @ The Real Thing with the Coake Family   Easy Red, White, and Blue Icebox Cake @ Hello Little Home   … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Fall Party Ideas!

There's something about the fall weather that makes me want to have a party! Maybe it's the cooler Autumn weather; maybe it's just that it's fun to reconnect after a busy summer. No matter the reason, I loved these 20 fall party ideas linked up: Check these out and get inspired for your next party! Halloween Witch's Vitamins @ Nest of Posies Spider Halloween Decorations @ Grey Luster … [Read more...]

DIY Red and White Buffalo Check Painted Fabric — End of School Summer Party!

  My kids are out for Summer this week -- and I can't wait for summer to officially begin! What screams summer more than a Red and White Party??  I love large Buffalo check. And I thought it would be fun to try to make a DIY painted Buffalo Check fabric for a little End-0f-School Party!! Here's how I made the decorations with ScotchBlue™ Painter's Tape -- and it's easy: You can do it, too, … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 23 DIY Party Ideas!!

We had TWO birthdays at our house this week. And being in the party mood, I was SO excited to see so many creative party ideas linked up. I just had to share a few with you!! Whether you are planning a bridal shower, a birthday bash, a baby shower or even an anniversary soirée -- here are party ideas that are sure to bring a smile to your guests' faces!! DIY Confetti Backdrop @ A Bubbly … [Read more...]