Under The Sea First Birthday Decor

My little neighbor is turning one and her mommy asked for some under the sea first birthday decor.  With the colors of blue and green for the theme, I got to work with my stash of felt from Kunin Group and my Sizzix Big Shot machine.  It was super fun and I am thrilled to share my creations! To make the banner, I cut out a bunch of fish in …

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The BFG Dream Jars and a recipe for Frobscottle

Last night we went to see The BFG and it was amazing.  As I wrote on my Facebook wall, “The BFG was pure magic, pure love, pure friendship and pure perfection. The special effects are unimaginable. The acting is superb. My belief in humanity has been restored.”  Disney does such an amazing job at bringing literature to life.  I think this is their best work to date.  I am so …

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Shark Chum Traveling Bean Bag Toss Game

This shark chum traveling bean bag toss game is perfect for SHARK WEEK, shark parties or everyday game playing fun.  I made it with Kunin Felt (from my local  JoAnn Store) and my fish die that I designed for Ellison Education and it is so stinkin’ darling.  Check it out.  You can buy the darling FISH die HERE. How to Make the Bean Bag Toss Game I started by cutting out …

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Party Ideas for Finding Dory

We are getting prettttttty excited to see Finding Dory tonight at the theater.  We have been not-so-patiently waiting for months.  Because I love the characters in the movie already from Finding Nemo and my kids LOVE when I get super excited and turn our regular evenings into family parties, I created some party ideas for Finding Dory.  Beware, they are awfully darn cute and might send you straight out to …

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Alice in Wonderland Through The Looking Glass Tea PARTY

Alice in Wonderland Through The Looking Glass Tea PARTY With the newest, Alice Through the Looking Glass, hitting the theaters this weekend, I put together some fun (and quick) party ideas to make the movie going even more fun!  We love to celebrate all the things in our family.  When a new movie is hitting the big screen (especially Disney), we like to make the very most of the experience.  …

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Paper Plate Mushrooms for Wonderland

We are sooooo excited about the new Alice Through the Looking Glass movie that hits theaters this week!  To celebrate before we head to the show, we are having a party.  These paper plate mushrooms for Wonderland will be our crafty project for our guests to make.  Making this one was so fun that I am pretty sure I will be making more for decorations too! You will need Chinet …

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Patriotic Party in Everyday Party Magazine

I am pretttty excited to share that I style a party and it was just published in the newest issue of Party Style Magazine.  It is a Patriotic Party and not only was it a total blast, but super easy too.  I totally recommend going and checking out the whole issue HERE. This is the magazine cover….darling right? This is Jessica Roe, the brilliant mind behind the magazine. You can …

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Woodland Party Fun

Woodland creatures, nature and the outdoors are so fun to use as a theme.  Whether the theme is for education, a party or a celebration…it offers so much opportunity.  Here is a little woodland party fun that I created with the newest die in my collection available from Sizzix (and Ellison Education). The acorn, flower and leaves are all little parts of the die.  The largest part is a mask! …

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Letting Kiddos Choose Their Party Themes

Choosing a theme for a kid birthday party seems simple, right?  I mean after all, kids all love the same things we sometimes think.  I happen to believe that this is not true.  Zoe’s birthday party when she turned nine was a ‘Sock Monkey Tie Dye Rainbow’ theme and I thought it was so super original. Well, today I must share that her friends have matched her creative craziness with …

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