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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?

Party Blog › valentine gumball necklaces

A new take on the candy necklace, this easy gumball craft is sure to get you some hugs and kisses. 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?

25 Totally Clever Summer Party Ideas

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. 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!

Breakfast at Tiffany's Birthday Party

(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. Paper Dots Garland. Apr 10 Here is a little fun party garland made out of my favorite material: crepe paper.

Paper Dots Garland

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! ♥ Freebie Image: Multicolor Retro Lady Tag. Happy Monday Everybody!

♥ Freebie Image: Multicolor Retro Lady Tag

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! Vintage Paper Placemats {Printable. It seems Pretty Blog readers just can’t get enough of their high teas these days!

Vintage Paper Placemats {Printable

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. 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?

Skittles marshmallow pops

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. 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!

Oh-So-Creative “Picasso Art” Birthday Party

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! Rainbow Hot Air Balloon Birthday Party. UM…ya.

Rainbow Hot Air Balloon Birthday Party

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! 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.

Zig Zag Accordion Streamers DIY

My mom taught me how to make these and they are about the easiest party decor there is. 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. Paper punch heart garland in Crafts for babies, kids and adults parties. Recycle, reuse, and recycle! We adore all those projects that reuse materials to create other products with new uses and functions. It is for this garland, brought from grace and light, which proposes using paint colors samples (extracted from any catalog or already used to decide the color of a room), to create a beautiful garland of hearts from a puncher (any shape is ok), a needle and thread.

DIY Project #15: Bride to Be Bangle Game. 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!