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OCP | Birthday Party Ideas | Party Blog › valentine gumball necklaces. Wednesday, January 19, 2011 We all know that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but how about gumballs this year? A new take on the candy necklace, this easy gumball craft is sure to get you some hugs and kisses. You can give these to the sweet girls in your life or hand them out at a Valentine’s Party. 1. 2. 3. Tip: Look for bags of single colored gumballs at your local party supply store. Photos by Sara Westbrook. 25 Totally Clever Summer Party Ideas. By Jaime Morrison Curtis | Want to plan a memorable party but don’t want to spend a ton of money or time? Focus on unexpected items, like the punch bowl, and use a watermelon instead.

Decorations don’t have to cost a fortune because there are plenty of money saving ways to put scrap fabrics and paper to use to make stunning backdrops. Party planning is going to be nothing but fun from here on out with these 25 Totally Clever Summer Party Ideas… nggallery id=’122830′ Watermelon Punch Bowl Hollow out a watermelon to use to serve delicious punch. More from Jamie: 25 Easy Beauty Tips and Tricks for Summer Give Dad the Ax 12 Wild Ways to Rock Neon Nails this Summer 12 Fabulously Floral Nails You Can Rock this Summer 25 Beauty Products You Can Make in Your Kitchen Like Jaime on Facebook Follow Jaime on Twitter 25 outrageous pools from around the world 8 ways to get your kids away from the TV and playing outside 25 ways to create your own outdoor movie theater 18 creative family picture poses. Breakfast at Tiffany's Birthday Party. Pearls, Tiffany blue, and a whole lotta sparkle… Cristen from T & C Event Design channeled some serious style for her daughter’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s inspired birthday celebration!

(Side note – there’s great inspiration to be found here for Breakfast at Tiffany’s themed bridal showers too.) Breakfast at Tiffany’s Party Highlights In addition to an array of pretty baked goods topped with baubles and white “Tiffany” bows, party guests were treated to playful “Dress Up” and “Hair-do” stations – where they were given costume jewelry and the signature “Audrey” up do from the movie… tiara and all! Read on for more sparkly photos & creative details, including the sweet “Cat Adoption” station – also inspired by the movie – which was such a sweet touch… PARTY DETAILS, as told by Cristen… : For my daughter Savannah’s 6th Birthday party we went with a Breakfast at Tiffany’s theme, complete with a Audrey Hepburn inspired photo shoot for her invitations and to display at her party.

Paper Dots Garland. Apr 10 Here is a little fun party garland made out of my favorite material: crepe paper. I was playing around with it for a different project and loved how these looked like kind of like candy, or else like little polka dots or beads. They’re so sweet. It’s a pretty simple project, all you need is a pair of scissors and crepe paper folds. That’s it! Click through for directions and more photos. Materials Needed: Crepe Paper Folds and Scissors Step 1: Cut off a 1.5″ piece off a fold of crepe paper Step 2: Grab the end section. Notes: This is easy but each garland took me about five minutes to make, so if you are making a lot I would turn on a nice long tv show while you work.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time. ♥ Freebie Image: Multicolor Retro Lady Tag | *Free ♥ Pretty ♥ Things ♥ For ♥ You* Happy Monday Everybody! This post is a little late today, but better late than never, right? Click HERE to download Special Thanks to The FABULOUS Graphics Fairy for the fun Quirky Retro Lady used in today vintage freebie! She is truly the BEST! Enjoy! ……………………………………………………. Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight. You may also like: ♥ A little Bird Told me …♥ ♥ A little Bird Told me …♥ ♥ Pretty DIY: Guest Blogger ♥ ♥ Pretty DIY: Guest Blogger ♥ Back to school Ideas, Crafts and Free Printables! Back to school Ideas, Crafts and Free Printables! User Friendly Back to school Ideas, Crafts and Free Printables! Pretty DIY: How to make the Perfect Vanilla Cake Pretty DIY: How to make the Perfect Vanilla Cake Romantic DIY Wedding Ideas and Free Printables Romantic DIY Wedding Ideas and Free Printables breathtaking free wedding printables Pretty Vintage Freebies Pretty Vintage Freebies [ what's this ] 9 Responses to “♥ Freebie Image: Multicolor Retro Lady Tag”

Vintage Paper Placemats {Printable. It seems Pretty Blog readers just can’t get enough of their high teas these days! In honour of this truly wonderful tradition making a comeback into weddings and everyday life I’ve created a set of 3 vintage-inspired placemats – each a sweet and simple backdrop for your finest cake plates and tea sets. While I’ve used crisp white paper for my placemats these vintage illustrations will also look great on other soft hues like pale blue, blush and ivory.

And if you’re feeling really crafty why not print these in reverse onto transfer paper and iron them onto plain cloth placemats! Happy Crafting! Bianca, Lucky No. 9 (Please note that these documents are for non-commercial use only. This document (and any part herein) is not to be copied, redistributed, or mass produced © Lucky No. 9) 20 Rainbow-riffic Party Ideas! Skittles marshmallow pops. You know how I pulverized a whole bunch of Skittles that Wrigley sent me to make straws?

Well, I had tons left over, so naturally I had to turn to marshmallows and lollipop sticks. Because it’s necessary to coat candy with more candy. To make Skittles-coated marshmallow pops…. First, separate and grind your Skittles (find those instructions HERE). Then skewer a marshmallow, dip in a bowl of water, dab the marshmallow on a paper towel, hold the marshmallow over a bowl and sprinkle the ground Skittles over the marshmallow to generously coat.

Prop in a Styrofoam block and let dry. Feel free to share (nicely)! Oh-So-Creative “Picasso Art” Birthday Party. We are seriously over the rainbow for this sweet, colorful, and amazingly creative “Picasso Art” Birthday Party that Brandy of Simply Creative Insanity created for her daughter! Between the happy array of vibrant colors and the oh-so-clever art-inspired details, what’s not to love?! Paint palette placemats and cookies, layered rainbow cake push pops, “starving artist” lunch boxes, themed activities like sand art bottles and make-your-own {very colorful} lollipops, the most ridiculously cool ruffled rainbow table skirt… I could go on and on, but they say a picture is worth a thousand words, so taking you straight to the GALLERY of fabulous party images is probably even better! Here goes: PARTY DETAILS, as told by Brandy… “This was my daughters 4th birthday party and she loves Art!

Activities: The activities that we did were: Picasso pops….make your own lollipops, sand art, and canvas painting. Other Décor: Rainbow Balloon wreath greeted our guests at the front door! Rainbow Hot Air Balloon Birthday Party. UM…ya. I am pretty my dying over this ridiculously adorable Hot Air Balloon Birthday Party! Created by talented interior designer/graphic designer Paige of Paiges of Style – in celebration of her daughter Quinne’s first birthday – the level of creativity here is just above and beyond! The bright, happy colors, the way-too-cute treats (every single one is so creative and can you even believe the level of detail on those cake pops?!) , the oodles of DIY details – including a fabulous ruffled burlap backdrop, colorful rainbow ribbon garland, homemade “hot air balloon” table centerpieces, & more – the In-N-Out Burger menu, the matching ruffled rainbow bloomer on the birthday girl … what’s not to love?!

Read on for more happy, colorful photos + all the creative details, vendor resources/credits, & links to DIY tutorials… PARTY DETAILS, as told by Paige… I love the rainbow color palette but I wanted to incorporate hot pink since she is, after all, a girl! Zig Zag Accordion Streamers DIY. Mar 23 I made these cool zigzag streamers for Paul’s birthday last week but I forgot to take photos so I made Moses put on a hat and pose during Roman’s nap time today. My mom taught me how to make these and they are about the easiest party decor there is. All you need is colored paper and pair of scissors.

Really, its that easy. Step 1: Start with some colored paper in the shape of a rectangle. Step 2: From there measure about 2″ from the first and cut again. Step 3: Turn the paper over and make cuts (but not all the way through) half way between the 2″ sections. I love these streamers because they don’t have to be perfect, my cuts are crooked and uneven but they still turned out great. photos by Paul Ferney for Oh Happy Day Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time. DIY Record Sleeve Bunting. Aug 17 This post is by Rebecca Wright of Animal Head Vintage. All photos by Robyn Kessler for Oh Happy Day. Stay tuned for a second DIY later today!

I run an online vintage store, which doesn’t usually leave the confines of the internet, but a few weeks ago I participated in my first pop-up shop. In-person you have to think much more about decor and presentation, so I came up with a few vintage-inspired pieces of decor to liven my space up, but I think they would also work if you were throwing a vintage or music themed party as well. Materials Needed: Pile of vintage 45′s with colorful sleeves String Two sided tape Scissors Step One: Take the records out of the sleeves and iron the sleeves flat if they are wrinkled or torn Step Two: Fold all of the sleeves in half so that a colorful side of the sleeve is showing Step Three: Cut your string the the appropriate hanging party length.

Step Four: Repeat this process until you have a bunting banner of the desired length. Step Five: Hang. Paper punch heart garland in Crafts for babies, kids and adults parties. DIY Project #15: Bride to Be Bangle Game | Penelope and Pip. My best friend is getting married soon and as her bridesmaid I wanted to do something super special for her on her Hen’s night. Where I live you often see a gaggle of girls out on the town on Saturday night with an embarrassed Bride-To-Be in tow wearing a giant veil or a big sash announcing her soon to be wed status on it. I knew my super stylish friend would rather die than be seen wearing tulle in public, so I had to think of a way to get her to wear something for the night to make her feel special, but also feel comfortable.

Enter the Bride-To-Be Bangle Game! This game is a great ice-breaker, conversation starter, celebration of the Hen’s relationship and also makes a gorgeous keepsake for the night – perfect for a chic bride to be. You could also adapt this game for a baby shower or a birthday. For rules of the game and how to play, see Step 06 below. Firstly, the materials: PenScissorsAssorted ribbons in colours the Bride-T-Be lovesHole puncher (mine has a cute heart shape too!)