Category Archives: Entertaining

DIY sparkling, elegant New Year’s Eve décor (it’s easy!)

Here’s a way to dress up New Year’s Eve, even if the holidays stretched your budget (and your time and energy) to the max! Mix up paint, cones of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam, and a little sparkle and you’ll have yourself … Continue reading

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DIY a sparkling, New Year’s Eve Confetti Wreath

This is the first time I’ve featured DIY New Year’s Eve decorations on the blog, and this glitzy wreath suits the occasion! I found these mini, mirrored balls at Hobby Lobby several years ago and they reminded me of the … Continue reading

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DIY party decorations with colorful confetti!

The party theme continues from last week (don’t miss Patty Schaffer’s cutest-ever Cupcake Birthday Card) and we’re making colorful, confetti party decorations. Once you hang up this Confetti Wreath and display the Confetti Cones, you are ready to party! These … Continue reading

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DIY a Donut Hole Tower and Donut Kebobs (and a Donut Giveaway!)

Why not throw a Donut Party for National Donut Day on June 2, or to celebrate the end of a school year, a new graduate, or really, do you need a reason? Hang a Donut Wreath on your front door, … Continue reading

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Do-nut miss this Donut Party, starting with a DIY Donut Wreath

I have a little fun planned this week, as I’m thinking ahead to National Donut Day on June 2. (Yes, June! It’s almost here, can you believe it?) I’m hoping that this week’s donut crafts will inspire you to host … Continue reading

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DIY Spring Gift Idea for Mother’s Day, teachers, or maybe you!

Today I have a quick, DIY spring gift idea, thanks to Debra Quartermain sharing her Simple, Spring Flower Cones. These colorful cones are so blooming sweet! And easy enough that you can make multiples for Teacher Appreciation Week and Mother’s … Continue reading

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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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