Category Archives: Design and Crafts

Rainbow Fan Garland {Easy DIY Party Decoration}

Rainbow Fan Garland {Easy DIY Party Decoration}

Hi everyone! It’s an extra awesome and lucky Friday because it’s St. Patrick’s Day AND I’m showing you a sham-rocking DIY. This rainbow fan garland is so easy and you only need tape and paper to make it. Even I could handle putting together this colorful party decoration in my extreme sleep deprived state (thanks,… Continue Reading

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Rainbow Treat Bags {A Magically Colorful Favor}

Rainbow Treat Bags {A Magically Colorful Favor}

I’m loving all things rainbow-themed lately (it’s the result of Lisa Frank nostalgia brought on by the current magical unicorn trends  and, more obviously, having a rainbow baby).  So, in honor of St. Patrick’s Day this month, I’m posting a series of rainbow DIYs. And I’m starting the series with super easy rainbow treat bags! They’re… Continue Reading

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Love Bug Valentines {Bugs and Kisses!}

Love Bug Valentines {Bugs and Kisses!}

Since the kids have been bugging me recently (i.e. the past four years), I was inspired to make love bug valentines this year. So I created valentine cards with a few different “buggy” messages that I paired with adorable wind-up flipping bug toys. And because I’m a super nice person, I made the love bug… Continue Reading

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Heart Splat Ball Valentines

Heart Splat Ball Valentines

You guys, Valentine’s Day is just five days away. And I’ve got a super cute and fun idea — splat ball valentines! When I saw red heart-shaped splat balls from Oriental Trading, I knew they would be perfect for Owen’s valentines for his friends. Throwing a sticky, squishy ball around is pretty much Owen’s version of… Continue Reading

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Spooky Spider Halloween Favors

Spooky Spider Halloween Favors

Halloween is less than two weeks away! I can hardly wait. So in anticipation of all the spooky activities coming up, including my family’s annual pumpkin carving gathering, I made cute spider Halloween favors for the children using little candy jars. These favors are creepy, crawly, and filled with sweet treats — a perfect DIY… Continue Reading

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Back to School Celebration

Back to School Celebration

Last week, we celebrated the beginning of Owen’s academic journey with a school kick-off party! After all, starting preschool is kind of a big deal so I couldn’t let the occasion go by without a back to school celebration dinner (also, Target had some adorable school decorations in their dollar zone that I couldn’t resist buying).… Continue Reading

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Ice Cream Party Cupcake Toppers

Ice Cream Party Cupcake Toppers

Here’s a simple way to make adorable toppers to decorate cupcakes or a cake for an ice cream-themed party. Yep, I know summer is over…but ice cream is part of celebrations year-round in my universe. (And we’re in the middle of a heatwave here, so the need for ice cream is very real.) These ice… Continue Reading

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Easy 4th of July Confetti Cake

Easy 4th of July Confetti Cake

Independence Day is already next weekend…summer is flying by! But you have plenty of time to whip up this super easy DIY 4th of July confetti cake. This holiday dessert looks spectacular — no one will ever guess it was a breeze to decorate. If you know how to use scissors, you can make this… Continue Reading

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Emily’s Sprinkle: A Girls Night Tropical Party

Emily’s Sprinkle: A Girls Night Tropical Party

At the end of the month, my sister Emily’s second baby girl is arriving! We are so excited and decided to have a small get together to celebrate before the new baby makes her appearance. We wanted her “sprinkle” to be more about having a chance for some fun and relaxation before she has a… Continue Reading

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