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Bride Kit DIY. Apr 26 This post is sponsored by Dove® ClearTone™ Deodorant – designed to visibly reduce underarm dark marks and even skin tone.

Bride Kit DIY

Here is a really cute gift for someone someone getting married. It’s a Bride Kit that has little odds and ends you may need during the wedding day when it isn’t convenient to get to the grocery store. Clothespin People. Summer is coming...which means school will soon be out and there will be many little hands looking for things to do.

Clothespin People

With a bit of imagination, a handful of craft supplies and a maybe a little help from some bigger hands you can turn simple clothespins into little friends. Our project supply list included: Clothespins Fabric scraps Pipe cleaners. Field of Flowers Costume. Oct 1 Happy Monday!

Field of Flowers Costume

I’m trying out a new way to work on posts starting today that will be more collaborative and I’m really excited about it. We’ve been working really hard on it and are still figuring out the details but I hope people love it as much as I have loved working on it. Since it’s officially October 1st we thought we should start out with a Homemade Halloween Costume Series. This Field of Flowers costume is ridiculously cute and sort of had us wishing we had an adult sized suit of our own. To Make a Field of Flowers Costume it is really very easy. Materials Needed: shirt, leggings, beanie, glue gun, and fake flowers. Step 1: Remove fake flowers and leaves from stems.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time. Fruit Balloons DIY. May 3 by Brittany Watson Jepsen We’ve been planning a “fruit party” for a few years now, the gist is that everyone brings an exotic fruit and we, the hosts, provide a batch of the more common kinds.

Fruit Balloons DIY

Who doesn’t want to feast on a smorgasboard of Mother Earth’s natural sweets? These balloon garlands were a cinch to make and provide maximum effect. You will need: balloons (make sure to get some long ones for bananas), green paper for leaves, twine, scissors, tape Step 1: Blow up your balloons. Honest To Nod.

When we found out about the amazing candy making process at Papabubble, we knew we had to make a stop during our first Nod Bus Tour at their location in Pasadena, CA.

Honest To Nod

We were even more excited after we discussed partnering with them to create some exclusive custom candy to hand out on our #nodtourbus stops around California in April. We sat down with Mike from Papabubble LA to find out a little more about their delicious and creative candy. What exactly is Papabubble? We are a handmade candy shop that specializes in hard candy with images or words inside, the perfect candy for weddings, parties and special events. When did Papabubble begin? Papabubble was founded in Barcelona in 2004 with the goal of bringing back the charm of hand crafted sweets.

Kids Plates DIY. May 10 This post is sponsored by Hidden Valley Ranch.

Kids Plates DIY

Mini Marquee Sign with Lights. Nov 5 We made this giant marquee sign last summer and I loved making it so when I saw these Mini Globe Lights I knew had to make a mini version.

Mini Marquee Sign with Lights

I actually made this project last month but forgot to take photos. So when I pulled them out of the bag the letters were a little bent after being ignored. They are made out of paper so if they are on a shelf they’ll be fine but from experience I just don’t recommend cramming them in a paper bag. . Oh Happy Day!

Paint-dipped Baby Food Jars DIY. Feb 23 by Chiara Alberetti Milott Anyone with a baby knows how quickly those glass baby food jars can fill up the recycling bin.

Paint-dipped Baby Food Jars DIY

Search Results styled eats. Oct 16 Styled Eats: How to Frost a Perfectly Smooth Cake This post is sponsored by Nestlé® Toll House® Morsels, the perfect special ingredient for all of your family’s favorite treats!

Search Results styled eats

Mastering a perfectly smooth cake has been on my list of things to master since as long as I can remember. My mom would make these amazing cakes for our birthdays and I’ve been trying to get my skills up to par for my kids. It was so great to spend an afternoon with pastry chef Hope Waggoner and have her break down the steps. Click through for step by step instructions. (more…) Sep 12 Styled Eats: How to Perfectly Frost a Scallop Cake. Decorated Kraft Paper Letters. Whattya need?

Decorated Kraft Paper Letters

Kraft paper lettersGluePlastic googly eyesHot glue gunScissorsColored stringColored cotton ballsChalkGlitterPaintbrushChalkboard paintNewspaper clippings. Veggie Boats. May 23 This post is sponsored by Hidden Valley Ranch. These veggie boats would be great snack foods for a pirate party or even a Columbus Day Party (Nina, Pinta, and the Santa Maria!) All I know is when you turn food into little boats it is makes it a million times more adorable.

This concept is pretty simple to execute and you could make it with lots of different vegetables and spreads. Instructions: Gather veggies and spreads (here we used hummus) and some toothpicks. Concept + Photos + Styling by Alexis Birkmeyer Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time. Wool Alphabet DIY. Dec 5 I saw these felt letters in Copenhagen and fell in love. I really wanted to figure out how to make them. They are really cute and sweet toys. They make a great Christmas gift or would even be cute attached to the outside of a gift. It’s a pretty simple process and the materials are common household items except for the wool roving which can be found online or at most crafting or knitting stores. Material Needed: Wool Roving, Bubble Wrap, Soap, Rolling Pin, Scissors, Hot water, Bowl.

Year Boxes. In keeping with my "documenting life" theme, I found this little craft over a year ago and I knew I had to recreate it. I found it HERE... the blog needs no introduction because all know and love Design Sponge. The Year Box The premise of the year box is that you have a card for every day of the year and they are divided by month. On every card, each line is a different year, I just started mine so my first year is 2012. Kind of boring this year but each card holds 12+ years depending on your index cards.