Friday Finds – Celebrate World Sleep Day

  • March 18, 2016

Did you know that March 18th, 2016 is World Sleep Day!? Celebrate this glorious occasion with this dreamy list and a nice LONG nap :)

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  1. How cute is this kitty sleeping mask by StitchLabMinnesota? Cats are the heroes of sleep, so it’s only right that you look like one while you snooze :)
  2. Sleep is very important to us here at Wallums, and this “always kiss me goodnight” decal is just one of our many sleep themed designs.
  3. This dream catcher diy from Pattern Revolution is sure to help you sleep soundly under its beauty.
  4. offers this list of helpful tips and tricks for better sleep.
  5. A new throw blanket may be just what you need to catch some much-needed z’s. Society 6 has TONS of gorgeous throws printed in any style you can imagine.


Sleep tight!


St. Patrick’s Day Party

  • March 15, 2016

St. Patrick’s Day is a fun holiday for both kids and adults. Whether you’re Irish or not, St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect reason to throw a party! Here is some inspiration to give your party planning a little luck :)



St. Patrick’s Day DIY Shamrock Streamers

When Irish Eyes are Smiling

Live Clover Pots 

Wallums Shamrock Circle Wall Decal


st. patricks relay

This relay is a super fun party game for all-ages.

Rainbow Relay

irish trivia

 Here’s a fun list of St. Patrick’s Day trivia questions, and you could always add your own!

St. Patrick’s Day Trivia


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No St. Patrick’s Day party is complete without delicious beverages.

Shamrock Juice

Drunken Leprechaun

Shamrock Shake 

Guinness Beer Floats



Irish soda bread is a lovely addition to your St. Patrick’s Day party. It can be enjoyed simply with butter or dipped into your delicious homemade beef stew! This recipe only has FOUR ingredients so even the baking-challenged can pull it off.

Recepie: Traditional Irish Soda Bread


Colcannon is a yummy side dish consisting of potatoes, kale, green onion and LOTS of butter :)

Recepie: Colcannon


Beef stew is hearty and delicious which makes it the perfect St. Patrick’s Day meal! (Bonus: It’s super easy to make and feeds lot of people)

Recepie: Slow Cooker Irish Beef Stew



 Ranging from cute to traditional, here are some fun St. Patrick’s day dessert ideas. Because what’s a party without dessert?

Guinness Cupcakes with Baileys Frosting 

Irish Apple Cake with Custard Sauce

Rice Krispie Treats with Lucky Charms Marshmallows

Irish Coffee Pudding

 “May your home always be too small to hold all of your friends.” -Traditional Irish Saying


Valentines Day Party

  • January 28, 2016

We’ve been struck by cupids arrow here at Wallum’s and can’t get enough heart themed decor! Whether you have special plans with your S.O., are having fun with your friends, or celebrating how amazing YOU are, you will have a blast with these DIY tutorials, enchanting eats, and captivating cards.


Practice your kissy face on these Pucker Up Balloons by Studio DIY. A charming way to spice up your decor.



Show your valentine a “heart felt” greeting with this cheap and easy Felt Heart Garland by Oopsey Daisy.



When I think Valentines Day I think hearts, flowers, and eating endless chocolates. This DIY Floral Hearts by Design Improvised is a soft and feminine way to bring the love to your home decor.



I don’t know about you,  but I want this Hanging Hearts Valentines Mobile by Girl In The Garage in my home all year round!



Who doesn’t love sunshine? Capture some rays with this Rainbow Heart Suncatchers by Fireflies and Mudpies.



Bring any wall to life with these inexpensive Wall of Paper Hearts by How About Orange.


We clearly love LOVE here at Wallums. Choose from a ton of Valentines inspired decals to celebrate the big L word all year round.



Nothing is too decadent on Valentine’s Day! Treat yourself with these adorable heart shaped hors-doeuvres.

Nutella French Toast
Heart Watermelon Salad
Bacon Roses
Heart Shaped Pizza
Valentine’s Sushi
Vegan Heart Ravioli
Chocolate Berry Cheesecakes
I Love You Smore’s
Raspberry Cream Treats


Printable Cards


Picking the perfect card can be difficult! We are a huge fan of these FREE printable Valentines Day Cards.

Love Forever36th Avenue
Popup Air BalloonLia Griffith
You’re My Lobster  – Classy Clutter
Hello LoveBlog Lovin

Don’t feel down if you don’t have a significant other to spend Valentines day with! Take time to reflect on the ones in your life that you truly love and make the most of the discount candy on February 15th.


Celebrate Chinese New Year

  • January 28, 2016

Chinese New Year is February 8th and 2016 is a year of the quick witted, intelligent, and very curious monkey. We have gathered some great DIY crafts and traditional foods to help you and your loved ones celebrate new beginnings!


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Teach your kids (or yourself) something new with these beautiful and educational Printable Chinese Characters by Activities for Kids.


Predict the year to come and have some fun in honor of the Monkey with these DIY Paper Fortune Cookies via E-Vite!


Scare unwanted spirits away with these noisy and joyous Chinese New Year Firecrackers from A China Family Adventure!


The dragon is an important symbol and a huge part of the Chinese New Year celebration. Bring good luck with these Chinese Dragon Mask by Itsy Bitsy Fun.


Born pranksters, monkeys are known to cause a raucous. Shake things up with this Monkey Plate Shaker by Make and Takes.


Red symbolizes good luck in the Chinese culture and you’ll be plenty lucky to hang these Chinese Lanterns from Nurture Store in or outside of your home.




  1. Spare Ribs
  2. Pomelo Salad
  3. Cucumber Salad
  4. Longevity Noodles
  5. Steamed Pork And Mushroom Shumai
  6. Lettuce Wraps

We hope you and your family have fun celebrating the Chinese New Year and honoring the year of the Red Monkey!


Star Wars Birthday Party

  • January 26, 2016

Star Wars seems to stand the test of time and a whole new generation is going crazy for the newest space adventure flick! Keep your kids from going to the dark side and throw a party their friends will remember! Here are some of the best invitation ideas, decor inspiration, and food fit for a Jedi.



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2. Jedi Party Invitation
3. Darth Vader Invitation
4. The Force Awakens Invite




No Jedi is complete without their very own light saber! Defend the galaxy with these DIY Light Sabers via E-How.

Quench your guest thirsts with everyone’s favorite droid! These R2D2 Party Cups via Hello Society are a inexpensive way to add a lot of flair to your Star Wars Party.


Protect your home from those pesky Storm Troopers with these Lightsaber Balloons by Birthday Express!


Ok, so this DIY project is a tad bit labor intensive… but how cool is this DIY Millennium Falcon Cockpit Playhouse from Instructables?! Kids young and old will be battling to have a turn in this one of a kind space craft!


These Star Wars Flags Printables by Skona Hem are sure to impress anyone from Jakku to D’Qar!


We all know how messy little Jedis in training can be! Keep your ship in tip top shape with this festive R2D2 Trashcan from Jonesing 2 Create.


Stuck in a black hole? Light up the night with these Star Wars Tin Can Lanterns by Frugal Fun 4 Boys!



Star Wars Food

  1. BB 8 Popcorn
  2. Ewok Granola Bars
  3. Star Wars Macarons
  4. Storm Trooper Marshmallows
  5. Star Wars Bento Box
  6. The Fighters Snack

May the force be with you!



Pink and Gold Baby Shower

  • January 20, 2016

Congratulations… you’re hosting a baby shower! Finding the right theme, sending out invitations, decorating on a strict budget, and feeding you guests is overwhelming and enough to make anyone go into labor. We are happy to bring you a complete guide to hosting a classic and elegant Pink and Gold Baby Shower.

Etsy Invites

cardsEtsy is a great source for one of kind invitations and a gold mine for anything baby related.

Twinkle Twinkle by Prettiest Print Shop
Chalkboard & Tassles by Sarah Harris Designs
Pink Black and White by Carousel Printables
Pink and Gold by Live a Life By Design




Every occasion needs a festive garland and these Pink White & Gold Tassles  by Craftiness is not Optional add the perfect amount of flair.


Light up the room with these DIY Pink Candles and Glitter Candle Holders by Birds Party! A great candle tutorial with a glittery twist.


One of the funnest baby shower activities is a good old fashioned photo booth! There is nothing like looking back and seeing the joy you experience while waiting for a tiny human to enter the world. This DIY Pink and Gold Photo Booth by My Momma Told Me is sure to stand out at your baby shower.


This sparkling sign by Jent By Design would make a great decoration and/or gift for a girl that’s destined to be a star.


Baby shower decorations are all about the small details. This easy DIY idea from Karas Party Ideas is beautifully re-purposable for any glittery occasion.


Another Etsy gem! These Baby Shower Balloons from ModParty will add some pop to any expecting mothers room.

Food & Drinks


1. Cotton Candy Cocktail
2. Pink & Gold Bow Macarons
3. Pink Champagne Pops
4. Pink Gold Rice Crispy Pops
5. Pink Heart Rice Crispies
6. Rose in Gold Rimmed Glass

Pink and Gold is a fun, pretty, and classic, just like your future baby girl will be! Remember to relax and have fun celebrating your new bundle of joy.


Teenage Room Makeover

  • January 13, 2016

Your baby is no longer a baby but they have had the same room for years! Nothing is worse than trying to grow and express your individuality in a room full of dolls, stuffed animals, and pastel colors. Here at Wallums we embrace your teen’s creativity with tons of age appropriate decals, no matter what there hobby is. We have gathered some of the best teen bedroom inspiration and paired them with our most popular decals!

Superb Snapper

Keep calm and snap on! Celebrate your teen’s love of photography by covering walls in their favorite photographs.


Vintage Cameras Printed Wall Decal – Wallums

Boho Beauty


Free spirited and full of love. This room will make all ages want to light some candles and cozy up with a good book.

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Bohemian Flower Wall Decal – Wallums

Amazing Athlete


Is your tv tuned to ESPN at all times? Do your days revolve around washing uniforms and attending games? This sports themed room is perfect for any sports fan.


Corner Basketball Wall Art Decal – Wallums

Country Queen

Would your teen rather be riding horses or boot shopping? This rustic country inspired room is classic and timeless.


Horseshoe Wall Decal – Wallums

Terrific Turquoise

We love this versatile and colorful room. A great way to transform an outdated room in to a hip habitat.


Pretty Paisley Wall Decal – Wallums

Sensational Surfer

This room is perfect for the teen who can’t get enough sunshine or salt water. Be advised that the price for your cool surfer teen is sand…. everywhere.


Floral Surfboard Wall Decal – Wallums

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Feel like you stepped straight into Paris Fashion Week with this classy fashionista room. The perfect environment for any daring designer.


Fashion Mannequin Wall Decal – Wallums

Retro Rocker

Wise beyond their years, your teen can’t get enough of all things vintage and vinyl. Embrace their rocker side and decorate with old records and posters.


Exploding Record Wall Art Decal – Wallums


We hope these room theme ideas have inspired you and your family to give that juvenile room a much needed sophisticated makeover!


Astounding Awards Show Party

  • January 07, 2016

It’s award season ladies and gents! While you may not be attending any glitzy, star studded events, you can certainly feel like a million bucks while watching from home. Gather up your fanciest friends and host your very own Award Show Party.




You’ll feel like you are at a big Hollywood Premier with these Faux Marquee Letters by Lisa Storms. Reusable for any big event.




You can have just as must glitz and glamour as the stars without breaking the bank! This DIY Gold Fringe Chandelier by 100 Layer Cake is a great way to add some sparkle to any party.


Lisa Storms PlaceSetting


Direct your way into hostess history with this movie inspired Place Setting via Lisa Storms.




I don’t know about you but I wish I had this Popcorn Bar by Elegant Wedding Invites in my house all year round. This self serve popcorn station is an inexpensive way to impress any guest.


Red Carpet


They may not be nominated for an Oscar or a Grammy but your party goers will feel famous with this DIY Red Carpet by Red Tricycle.


Top Hats Karas Party Ideas


Bring back the old hollywood charm with this Top Hat Banner by Kara Allen. She has tons of great ideas for a party that’ll even rival P Diddy (without the ridiculous dress code).




With all the long pauses, commercial breaks, and obscure categories, its only natural to start to zone out during award shows. Luckily we’ve found some of the best ways to pass the time and entertain your company.

Rate the Red Carpet – Hey Lets Make Stuff
Awards Show Workout Game – Spark People
Red Carpet Bingo – Second City Soiree
Movie Award MadLibs – B. Nute Productions


Healthy Hordeuvers

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We know the New Year is all about healthy eating so we’ve compiled some great recipes that won’t bust your belt.

Vegan Deviled Eggs
Beet and Goat Cheese Salad
Shrimp Taco Bites
Healthy Mediterranean Dip
Roasted Tofu Lollipops w/ Pesto
Caprese Quinoa Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms
Baked Pears with Honey, Cranberries, and Pecans
No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake
2 Ingredient Coconut Bites 


Dates & Where to Watch

Golden Globes – January 10th, 8pm EST on NBC
Critics Choice Awards – January 17th, 8pm EST on A&E
Screen Actors Guild Awards – January 30th 8pm EST on TNT
Grammys – February 15th, 8pm EST on CBS
Academy Awards – February 28th, 7pm EST on ABC

And the award for greatest host/hostess goes to… YOU! We hope these suggestions have inspired you to participate in this years amazing award season.


Decadent DIY New Years Eve

  • December 30, 2015

Wait just one second before you get too cozy in your new Christmas pajamas… it’s time to get ready for the New Year! We know there can be a lot of pressure around this time of year and that wallets can be a bit slim after all that gift giving. Luckily we have found some great Pinterest inspired DIY decorations and fancy food options. Whether you are attending a fabulous party, hosting a few friends, or (my personal favorite NYE tradition) cozying up with a tray of appetizers and watching the ball drop from your couch, you are sure to ring in the new year with a smile on your face.



It isn’t a party with out some balloons! We love this quick and budget friendly decor idea from Babble. You can also write numbers and pop each one as you countdown to midnight!



There is no such thing as too much glitter or dressing too fancy on NYE, that goes for your home decor too! This DIY Bowtie Pasta Garland from The Gold Jelly Bean is a wonderful last minute decorating idea and a great way to bring some sparkle into your home.



What New Year is complete without party poppers? This year you can save some money and make them yourself! Danya Banya created this super easy tutorial guaranteed to brighten any kids or adults December 31st.



Take advantage of all that left over wrapping paper! These Shimmer Streamers via Martha Stewart use many post-holidays supplies for a beautifully festive decoration.


All crafted out after the long Holiday season? Wallums has a bunch of festive wall decals to help you start the new year off with a bang!
Confetti Wall Decal
Simple Stars Wall Decal
Starburst Circles Wall Decal
Glass Half Full Quote Wall Decal

Food & Drinks

Untitled-1While these decadent mini food options are great to consume by yourself (diet starts tomorrow right?!) they are also the perfect size to pass around to your guests.

Mini Tacos- Homemade Interest
Bacon Wrapped Dates – Honey and Birch
Crab Cake Bites – Picture Perfect Meals
Mini Lobster Rolls – Martha Stewart
Smoked Salmon Bites – Baker By Nature
Pomegranate and Cranberry Bruschetta – Table Party of Two
Brie and Blackberry Tarts – Mae Bells
Caramel S’more Pops – High Heels and Grills
No Bake Mini Strawberry Cheesecakes – Baked By Rachel

Remember, New Year’s should be a time to celebrate the good and say goodbye to the bad. Drink responsibly and always have a safe ride home. Happy New Year’s!


DIY Holiday Party

  • December 22, 2015

This time of the year can be a bit overwhelming… especially if you are playing the role of hostess. If you are stressed for time (and money) don’t worry! We have compiled some great (and inexpensive) DIY decor ideas, food options, and homemade gifts.




Ornaments aren’t just for your tree anymore! These DIY Giant Balloons from Studio DIY are a fun and festive way to decorate your Christmas home.




You can never have enough candles or mason jars! This Christmas Mason Jar Luminaries tutorial from Maison Depax is a great way to add some rustic charm this Christmas.




Here is California we aren’t very familiar with the joy of a white Christmas. Luckily, these Snow Dusted Pinecones via Ella Claire Inspired will make us feel like we stepped in to a cabin in the woods.




Hosting Christmas dinner this year? These Silverware Stockings by Just Imagine are the perfect addition to any festive table and will have your guests full of Christmas cheer.




Cheese Berry Wreath via My Square Frying Pan
Eggnog French Toast – Cooking Classy
Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread – Country Living
Sweet Spicy Cranberry Meatballs – Carlsbad Cravings
Brussels Sprouts, Cinnamon Butternut Squash, Pecans, and Cranberries – Julia’s Album
Chipotle Pineapple Jerk Glazed Ham – Half Baked Harvest
Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies – Cooking Classy
Cranberry Margaritas – Gimme Some Oven
Candy Cane Brownie Trifle – Country Living




For the Bath Beauty – Peppermint Bath Bombs
For the Jewelry Junkie – Polymer Clay Bowls

For the Coffee Connoisseur – DIY Coconut Coffee Scrub Cubes
For the Potpourri Princess – Stove Top Potpourri Gift

We hope these DIY tutorials have encouraged you to get out of that long line and create some wonderful items yourself. Wishing you the Happiest of Holidays!