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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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Sweet Treats

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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Party Ideas

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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Cakes

Easy Rainbow Cake Recipe and Decorating Tutorial

Rainbow Cake Recipe

If you’re looking to impress, a rainbow cake is just the thing. But as impressive as they are, did you know they’re also very easy to make? Time consuming, yes, difficult, no. My youngest daughter’s birthday is this month, and somehow she’s getting four cakes out of it. For her actual birthday I decided to knock her cute little socks…

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How to Make Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

How to Make Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

My youngest daughter is turning three. She rules the roost around here and I’m slightly embarrassed to say that we all give in to most of her demands. She’s adorable, precocious, and absolutely hilarious. So when I said I would make ‘mini cupcakes’ for her preschool and she understood ‘Minnie cupcakes’ of course I had to oblige.   I whipped…

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Sweet Treats

Halloween Candy Monster Cookies

Halloween Candy Monster Cookies

I am up to my eyeballs in Halloween candy. With three kids trick-or-treating, we have an absurd amount of candy around here. Every year I make my version of Halloween candy monster cookies with some of the loot. I would rather the kids take one of these to school than a candy bar. Not a huge difference sugar-wise I’m sure,…

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