Cute DIY Valentine’s Day Decor

  • February 01, 2017

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and love is in the air! Hearts, candy… heart candy… are just a few of the things that make Valentine’s Day the sweetest holiday. This Valentine’s Day spruce up your space with some cute DIY Valentine’s Day decor inspired by hearts, flowers and lots of pink. 


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via Shades of Blue Interiors

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Happy Valentine’s Day!


DIY Halloween Skull Decor

  • October 14, 2016


Halloween is right around the corner which means it’s time to decorate! Skulls have long been a motif in macabre art, so why not add this creepy classic into your Halloween decor? Here are some awesome DIY Halloween skull decor projects that are sure to add some spooktacular flair to your home.


Glue a plastic skull and bugs into a gothic frame then spray paint to create this creepy Halloween art.

via Design You Trust


Elevate a plain plastic pumpkin using vintage images.

via DIY Network


Do you have any boring pillar candles laying around the house? Transform them into Halloween decor with this simple transfer technique.

via Gina Michele


Don’t neglect the food table when decorating for your Halloween party. This inexpensive styrofoam skull looks great painted in a chalky black.

via Persia Lou


What’s creepier than a stack of black skulls? Make this candle holder yourself in just a few simple steps.

via Endlessly Inspired


These wood plaques are so cool you can leave them up all year.

via The House That Lars Built


You’ve got to love a simple project with a big impact! This string art skull will make a great conversation piece in your home.

via A Beautiful Mess

Have fun BOO-tifying your home for Halloween! :)


DIY Fall Decor

  • September 23, 2016

I don’t know if it’s just us, but as soon as the season changes from Summer to Fall our crafting inspiration amps up 110%. There aren’t enough pumpkins in the patch to satisfy our Fall crafting fever! Here are some fun DIY Fall Decor ideas to inspire your weekend crafting.

Fall DIY Projects

To create this fun centerpiece all you’ll need is some embroidery floss and dried wheat stalks! Keep this display up all the way through Thanksgiving.

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Functional DIY projects are always a good idea. This DIY Autumn leaf bowl would be the perfect place to store your keys (or delicious candy) on an entry table.

via Hello Lucky

Fall DIY Project

Talk about upgrade! Amp up cheap plastic pumpkins with copper spray paint to add some elegance to your Fall decor.

via Up To Date Interiors

DIY Fall Pillow

Who wouldn’t want to snuggle up on the sofa with this DIY painted pumpkin pillow?

via Green With Decor

Fall Chalkboard DIY

There’s something so welcoming about a chalkboard sign. This one is made from an upcycled cabinet door!

via Lilacs & Longhorns

DIY Splatter Pumpkin

Who says Fall decor can’t be modern? These monochromatic splatter pumpkins would fit right into any minimalist’s home.

via Homey Oh My!

Fall Antler Wreath DIY

This modern take on a fall wreath will add subtle Autumn elegance to your space. Bonus: remove the flowers and replace with mistletoe for Winter.

via Twelve on Main

DIY Pumpkin Candles

We’ve all put a candle in a jack-o-lantern, but why not carve a pumpkin and turn the whole thing it into a candle? This simple DIY is both fun and functional.

via Twine & Table

Hello Fall! :) 


Fall Porch Decor Inspiration

  • September 15, 2016

Fall is finally here, and what better way to celebrate the changing season than by decorating! Show off your love for Fall with some spruced up curb appeal. After drooling over these Fall porches you’ll be ready to get outside and make those neighbors jealous. :)

Beautiful Fall Porch

via Home Stories A to Z

Fall Porch Inspiration

via Driven By Decor 

Fall Porch

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Pretty Fall Porch

via Design Dining and Diapers

 Fall Porch Inspiration

via The Yellow Cape Cod

Rustic Farm Door for Fall

via Daisy Mae Belle

Fall Flower Wreath

via 2 Bees in a Pod

Fall Porch

via A Pop of Pretty

Festive Fall Porch

via Decor Chick


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 Welcome Fall!


Back to School Teacher Gift Ideas

  • August 12, 2016

It’s hard to believe that it’s back to school time already! Teachers work incredibly hard, so why not say thank you with a back to school gift. We’ve put together a list of some fun back to school teacher gift ideas to show your appreciation for all that they do during the school year. 

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  1. Set the teacher up for success with this DIY back to school emergency kit. // via The 36th Avenue 
  2. This custom printed wood sign will make a great addition to the classroom or the teacher’s home. // via Woodums
  3. Coffee is the rocket fuel for teachers, so make a statement with this sassy mug. *Include a coffee shop gift card inside the mug for the ultimate teacher gift* // via Inkopious 
  4. Succulents are easy to care for and would look adorable on the teacher’s desk. // via Tiny Oranges

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6. This super cute “emergency” kit has everything a teacher needs to get through those busy school days. // via A Pumpkin & A Princess


7. This custom art print comes in a variety of colors and looks great framed! // via Wallums

“A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.” — Brad Henry


4th of July Party Ideas

  • June 29, 2016

The 4th of July is here, so we’ve put together some fun red, white and blue party ideas to help make your Independence Day one to remember!

4th of July Chalkboard

Welcome your guests to the party with a festive chalkboard sign.

via Every Day Should Sparkle

4th of July Decor

Simply add a few American flags to your outdoor planters for patriotic flair.

via At Home with Amy 

American Flag Mural

 There’s no reason for the American flag to just be displayed on the 4th of July. Show off the red, white and blue year-round with our American flag wall mural.


4th of July Party Decor

Up-cycle those empty cans into adorable 4th of July tin can windsocks!

via Random Thoughts of a Supermom

4th of July Party Food

Tortellini kebabs make a great BBQ appetizer!

via Real Women & Homes

4th of July Party Dip

How cute is this 7 Layer Flag Dip?

via Mariah’s Pleasing Plates

4th of July Fruit Salad

Add some pizzaz to your Summer fruit salad by cutting the watermelon into stars using a cookie cutter. Cute and nutritious!

via Wit and Whistle

 4th of July Sprinkle Cookies

Your party guests will love these fluffy, delicious cookies made with vanilla cake mix and sprinkles.

via Simply Gloria

4th of July Watermelon Spritzer

Stay hydrated in the 4th of July heat with these fun watermelon spritzers. Both kids and grown-ups will love this refreshing drink.

via Big Bear’s Wife

4th of July Decor

Light up your backyard party with these lovely mason jar luminaries.

via For the Love Of

  We hope you have a wonderful 4th of July surrounded by friends and family.


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


Watermelon Party

  • June 22, 2015

Happy first day of Summer! Watermelon season is finally upon us, which means it’s time throw a watermelon themed party!

Here are tons of great ideas to make your own Watermelon party a hit this summer!

Tasty Treats:


1. Let’s start with our guest of honor, the watermelon. Hi Sugar Plum offers a great solution to sticky watermelon hands! With a paring knife, break through the skin of the watermelon and insert a craft/popsicle stick to create a tasty snack on the go!



2. Need a thirst quenching drink for your party? Look no further! Cooking Classy offers this delicious Watermelon Lemonade that will be sure to have your guests filling up their glasses again and again.



3. Good ol’ Rice Krispie Treats can be molded into any shape. Why not, create your own ‘mock’ watermelon! With just a few ingredients these Watermelon Krispie Treats will be a great option for a sweet snack.




4. If you’re having an ‘adults only’ watermelon party, these Watermelon Jello-O Shots will be quite the treat! With only four ingredients, you will be able to whip these up in no time!


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5. These adorable Watermelon Cookies are too cute to share! Simply choose your favorite cookie recipe, grab a triangle cookie cutter and get to baking!



6. Last but not least, my favorite treat! She Knows demonstrates how to make edible watermelon bowls with candy melts! Who would have thought that you could make these bowls out of candy! Choose your favorite sorbet, ice cream or sherbert and chocolate chips to finish off this watermelon treat!




1. This DIY Watermelon Pinata will be a ‘hit’ with your guests! With some simple materials, you will be able to create your own pinata that will have everyone standing in line to take a swing at it!



2. Create a watermelon doily garland will spruce up any wall or table at your party! These printable watermelon images will make this DIY project super easy! Grab some doilies, hot glue and twine and start crafting!


Summer-Mason-jars3. Mason jars are very ‘in’ right now. So why not grab some spray paint and re-imagine those mason jars into watermelons! Simply apply a coat of paint, a subtle ribbon and some sharpie to create the seeds and you’re done!



4. This DIY Stamped Watermelon Doormat will be sure to get your guests into the theme of the party as soon as they get to your door! This stamping technique can be done on almost any surface! If you’d like to go above and beyond the doormat, go for a table cloth, clothing or tote bags!


watermelonpaper75. Speaking of stamping; this DIY watermelon wrapping paper will be sure to delight the recipient and tie in the watermelon theme nicely.



6. Serving trays are necessary when it comes to a party. Create your very own custom watermelon serving tray with a few easy to find products! This project can be used for any theme or holiday party you’re hosting, not just for a watermelon party.


Party Favors: 


1. These Watermelon Votive Candles will be a great parting gift for all your guests! They are great way to celebrate summer and to show off your creativity!


2. These watermelon slice favors will be a surprise for everyone who opens it! The best thing about this project is that the watermelon slices are made from plain ol’ paper plates! Stuff with fun treats and goodies to delight your guests when they’re on their way home.



3. A great activity and party favor is this DIY Watermelon Tote Bag! Have a tie-dye station in the backyard for your guests to create their very own tote bags. Allow to dry during the party and have them take it home when the party is over. This tote bag will remind your guests of your great party days, months and years later!

We hope that these ideas have inspired you to host your very own Watermelon Theme Party! Now it’s time to start working on those e-vites and send them out to our friends and family!

Happy Summer Solstice everyone!











Pineapple Party

  • June 03, 2015

It’s June, which means that it’s time to start planning that perfect summer party! Pineapples are everywhere these days—in home decor, food, and DIY  projects. Why not throw a summery-sweet party revolving around this spiky fruit!

Here are some great pineapple inspired ideas to make your party a hit!

Tasty Treats:

1. To quench your guest’s thirst, serve up this refreshing Sparkling Pineapple Lemonade. With just three ingredients, this beverage will be easy to make and will have your guests asking for more.


2. Instead of going with the traditional cupcakes for a party, why not try out these Pineapple Cookies! BakeEat350 offers three different pineapple cookie variations that you could try, depending on your skill level. All three look so delicious and very tropical.


Frozen Pineapple Pops3. These Frozen Chocolate Dipped Pineapple Pops are a cool dessert to serve on a hot summer day. Plus, being on a stick makes these yummy treats portable so your guests can mingle around while enjoying this sweet treat.



PineappleStrawToppers1. You don’t need to spend a fortune on party decor, by just using paper, you can create these adorable Pineapple Straw Toppers! Don’t be scared by the term ‘origami’, once you get the hang of it, they are very easy to create.


PineappleWashiTapePrint2. We have a soft spot for washi tape, so when we stumbled across this Pineapple Washi Tape Print, we couldn’t help but share. With just a few supplies, you are able to create your own custom Pineapple Print that will be the perfect centerpiece for all those delicious treats.


3. Apply our  Pineapple Removable Border or Mini Pineapples Printed Wall Decal to your walls for an instant tropical feel. Keep them up after the party to spice up any room or remove them and save them for your next tropical themed party!



4. To add cozy ambiance to your party, create your own Pineapple Night Light! Although they will be a hit for the party, we have a feeling these will be a permanent fixture in your home.


Party Favors:

pineapple-painted-pot1. Giving your guests a memento is a great way to end the night. This DIY Pineapple Planter will be cherished for years to come!


PineappleWalnuts2. These DIY Itty Bitty Pineapples can be decoration and a great little gift to give to your guests when they leave. Who would have thought that some paint, card stock and hot glue could transform a walnut so well!



3. Last but not least, this Pineapple Stamped Tote will thrill your guests and can be used ALL the time. Whether it’s for groceries, carrying books or used for a purse, this party favor will keep the memory of your fantastic party alive.

We hope that we have inspired you to have your very own Pineapple Themed Party this summer! Now it’s time to put our sunglasses on, indulge with a fruity drink, kick back and relax.

Happy Hump Day!