Category Archives: Entertaining

Celebrate Mardi Gras and DIY Mardi Gras Coin Topiaries

Mardi Gras is right around the corner, and today I have DIY Mardi Gras Coin Topiaries for your Mardi Gras party. Every year I like to feature at least one easy, Mardi Gras decoration, and keeping it easy is important … Continue reading

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DIY classic Starburst Ornaments made with toothpicks

These Starburst Ornaments are a favorite DIY ornament. They’re easy enough for kids to make, and cool enough that adults love them, too. The retro, sputnik style glistens with a lavish sprinkling of glitter, and humble toothpicks never looked so … Continue reading

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A new favorite for Thanksgiving dessert – DIY a Cupcake Bouquet!

Silly question here – can ever have too much dessert on Thanksgiving? Nope, I didn’t think so. In the spirit of more dessert is always the answer, how about adding a Thanksgiving Cupcake Bouquet to the Thanksgiving buffet? If you’ve … Continue reading

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How to DIY a Halloween Cupcake Bouquet! (and the winners of the Candy Corn Prize Packages)

Ever since I shared a Valentine’s Day Cupcake Bouquet earlier this year, I’ve been looking for another reason to DIY a Cupcake Bouquet. Halloween is the perfect time for a Cupcake Bouquet, don’t you think? It’s a fun season packed with … Continue reading

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DIY Halloween décor & party fun: Black Roses & Eyeball Lollipop Bouquet and Topiary

Eyeball this Black Roses & Lollipop Bouquet for a sweet & easy Halloween decoration. It all started when I found these eyeball lollipops, and decided to pair them with black roses to make a Halloween Lollipop Bouquet. I made both … Continue reading

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A sweet, sparkling summertime watermelon craft

I bet you thought I’d have a patriotic craft today, right? Nope, I do not. Today is all about a summertime favorite – watermelon! Watermelon tastes like summer, don’t you think? I have an easy watermelon craft today that will … Continue reading

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Birthday Bash: DIY a Faux Cake Centerpiece “frosted” with flowers

We’re topping off Birthday Bash Week with cake, of course! You can’t have a party without cake, can you? Making this Flower Cake Centerpiece really is a piece of cake (I can hear my daughter groaning over that pun!). Honestly, … Continue reading

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Birthday Bash: DIY special occasion décor with Crepe Paper Flower Cones

I cannot imagine a more beautiful way to make a party special than with a pair (or more) of these gorgeous, Crepe Paper Flower Cones. The creamy, flower topiary with the glistening, golden button accents would be lovely for DIY … Continue reading

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Birthday Bash: 20+ Clever Cupcake Crafts with a serving of Ice Cream fun!

What’s a party without cupcakes and ice cream? As we celebrate the 75th birthday of STYROFOAM Brand Foam, I’ve rounded up the cutest collection of cupcake and ice cream crafts. Use these crafts for party décor, or hands-on crafts for … Continue reading

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Birthday Bash: Fancy Food Cones dress up the buffet

Yesterday, the Birthday Balloon Wreath welcomed you to the 75th birthday bash for STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam. Today’s two-in-one Edible Centerpieces are both an impressive, festive decoration, and a key part of the party menu. I have collected favorite tips and … Continue reading

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