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Pottery Barn-Inspired Felt Garland

Pottery Barn Inspired Felt Garland DIY

I wanted to go unconventional for my mantle this year. We pained the fireplace wall a beautiful teal last year and my traditional green and red decor just wasn’t working with it. So this year I decided to go with the Caribbean blue and add in some bright pinks and glittery golds. To bring it all together I wanted a…

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Holiday Cookie Decorating Party

Christmas cookie decorating party

We have officially kicked off the holiday season in our house. We watched a Muppet’s Family Christmas, started listening to the Christmas station, and the holiday baking has begun. My kids love decorating sugar cookies, so this year I thought I would invite over a few of their friends and make things a little more festive. A holiday cookie decorating…

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The Best Ever Christmas Sugar Cookies Recipe

Christmas sugar cookies recipe

Everyone says they have the best Christmas sugar cookies recipe don’t they? Well, they’re wrong, I do. Seriously though, this is the best sugar cookie recipe I’ve ever tasted. It’s soft, flavorful, and the dough is easy to work with. I love making these cookies. They’re cute and you can decorate them in so many ways for any occasion. In…

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DIY Glittery Pine Cone Pineapple Christmas Ornament

Pine cone pineapple Christmas ornament

In honor of our latest pineapple express I decided to make an adorable pine cone pineapple Christmas ornament for our tree. Don’t know what a pineapple express is? Consider yourself lucky! It’s an absurd amount of rain in a short period of time, along with unseasonably warm weather. They’re commonplace around here, and even though I tire of the rain,…

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DIY – How to Make Tissue Paper Tassel Garland

make tissue paper tassel garland

Tissue paper tassel garland is trending right now and has been for some time. It can be used for any style of party and for just about any type of decor. I’ve seen it on dessert tables, used for backdrops, hung from the ceiling, and tied to balloon strings. Tassel garland can be as thin or as thick as you…

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How To Make Perfect Marshmallow Pops

make perfect marshmallow pops

  By perfect marshmallow pops I mean perfectly easy! Seriously, marshmallow pops are the easiest, cutest, and thus far favorite party treat that I’ve made. These bad boys disappear like hot cakes at any party I’ve served them at. Kids and adults alike just seem to love these little treats. And the best part is they are dead easy to…

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Gorgeous DIY Tissue Paper Lanterns

DIY tissue paper lanterns

File these under beautiful but time-consuming. I wanted a somewhat uncommon decoration for my daughter’s birthday party, and I had pinned these stunning lanterns from Martha Stewart’s website years ago. I have some ratty old paper lanterns that I wasn’t probably going to use again so I decided I would finally try these fluttery lanterns. These are really easy to…

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A Glam Pink Gold Birthday Party

Pink Gold Birthday Party

There is nothing better than a glamorous pink gold birthday party (in my opinion anyways!). My youngest daughter’s last three birthdays have all been pink and gold. This year she turned three, and has her own ideas of what kind of birthday she wants. After our trip to Disneyland this Fall it was no surprise she wanted a Minnie Mouse…

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Easy and Impressive DIY Party Banners

DIY Party Banners

I love banners. In my opinion, whatever the occasion, a party banner is totally appropriate. Banners add personality and style to any party occasion. You can buy pre made party banners, but you can make your own for way less. Banners are very easy to make, they just take some time. Keep reading to learn all about DIY party banners.…

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How To Make Confetti Balloons

How To Make Confetti Balloons

Confetti balloons are an easy and inexpensive way to take your party decorations to the next level. They work great with or without helium, and you can use them to decorate in all sorts of ways. You can buy pre made confetti balloons, but you can just make them yourself and put in whatever confetti you like. In this post…

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