First Birthday Mermaid Party

Our baby turned one last weekend and we celebrated with a First Birthday Mermaid Party. The pretty pink and turquoise theme incorporated chalk art, pearls, and whimsical details. While I'm still in full shock my baby has already celebrated her first birthday, the day couldn't have been more perfect. Complimentary party supplies from and a customized order from Alexis + Bolt created the perfect First Birthday Mermaid Party! I shared this party April 12, 2016 live on 12 Read More... {Read More...}

DIY glitter champagne flutes

When planning my pink and gold baby shower, I envisioned excessive gold glitter. Sparkly DIY glitter champagne flutes were the perfect way to serve guests a bubbly simply fruit punch mocktail. We had a few of the plastic champagne flutes left after the baby shower and have been feeling pretty fancy using them at home for sparkling water and juice waiting for the baby to arrive. DIY glitter champagne flutes tutorial  Supplies: Plastic Champaign Flutes (affiliate Read More... {Read More...}

Easy DIY party banner

Hosting a party can easily get expensive but with a few DIY decor projects, you can create a great party without overspending. For my recent pink and gold baby shower I sewed an easy DIY party banner using poster board, cardstock, and a paper punch. Easy DIY party banner tutorial Supplies: poster board or cardstock in your preferred color (poster board is less expensive than individual pieces of card stock at most crafting stores) circular paper punch (I used a 3" punch) Use Read More... {Read More...}

DIY gold animal jar party favors

My recent pink and gold baby shower was a perfect opportunity to have some fun crafting and share DIY gold animal jar party favors with guests. The party's color scheme made the gold toppers on jars filled with pink candy match perfectly but these favors could easily be used at other parties like a boy baby shower or birthday parties by changing the color of the candy.  DIY gold animal jar party favors tutorial Supplies: small jars (I purchased mine at IKEA for less than Read More... {Read More...}

Creepy Crawly Party Wreath

My daughter's Creepy Crawly Birthday party was full of DIY decorations. With her birthday being in December I was able to purchase all the plastic bugs during after Halloween and Black Friday sales. Our entire home was filled with creepy crawlies and fit perfectly with the party theme! Guests were greeted by a big wreath covered in snakes and bugs on our front door.  The creepy crawly party wreath was inexpensive and incredibly easy to make. Supplies: grape wreath (purchased Read More... {Read More...}

Fourth Birthday Art Party

Last weekend we celebrated my daughter's fourth birthday with a really fun art party.My daughter had so much fun helping me make the party invitations  I printed the invitations on white paper and then used a glue stick to attach them to card stock.  Then I added four paint dots (pink, purple, orange, and blue) to the middle.  The paint splatter was the last detail.  My daughter couldn't believe I told her to splatter paint all over the invitations!  I quickly made an a matching envelope with Read More... {Read More...}