Archive of ‘Party Ideas’ category

Ice Princess Tea Party Ideas

ice princess tea party

When my daughter came to me last summer and told me that all she wanted for her birthday was to meet Princess Elsa, I knew that her birthday party was going to be extra special this year.  Not only did she want to meet the famous princess of Arendelle, but she also wanted to have […]

How to Make Ice Princess Party Hats

ice princess party hat

Like many of you, we have been living up the ice princess craze in our house lately.  Although we didn’t have quite the daily sing along as some, we have enjoyed morning dress-ups, dancing at the royal ball and an ice princess tea party. For our ice princess tea party, Little Bug wanted to have all of […]

Art Party Activity Ideas

Art party activities

An art party are a great way to let your birthday child and their guests get in touch with their creative side.  Whether you feature one art party activity or create a round robin set-up where guests can rotate through, art themed celebrations can be so much fun.  One of the best parts for the […]

ABC Rainbow Birthday Party Ideas


I can’t believe that it’s been almost a year since I hosted my daughter’s ABC Rainbow Birthday Party.  I finally had a chance to sort through the pictures and reflect upon all of the colorful touches that I used in this sweet rainbow party.  She had asked for a Sesame Street rainbow art birthday party.  […]

Lemon Birthday Party Ideas


I love summer birthdays because it gives you a chance to add some refreshing and cool elements into your entertaining.  We recently celebrated one of Little Bug’s friends summer birthdays.  She dreamt of a mix between a classic  lemonade stand and a dress-up tea party.  Inspired by a chiffon lemon dress I purchased for Little Bug […]

Free Printable Airplane Party Craft


We’ve been flying up, up and away at the studio lately.  With our addition of the vintage airplane invitation in the shop and winter taking flight this week in the form of very cold weather, I decided to dream up an flying airplane kids craft that both Little Bug and I could make together.   Photo […]

A Science Lab Birthday Party Dessert Table

Mad Science Dessert Table Boy Birthday Party Straws

  Photo from Spaceships and Laserbeams Since my Little Bug seems to be turning into a girly girl more every day, I haven’t focused as much on boy party ideas lately.  So, I’m really excited to share with you today this amazing dessert table created by Spaceships and Laserbeams.  They’ve designed an awesomely creative science lab birthday party that […]

Christmas Trees at Mount Vernon


We’re very lucky this time of year to live so close to the Washington’s home, Mount Vernon.  Decked out in the colonial holiday spirit, it’s always a special time to visit the estate and admire all of the beautiful Christmas decorations.  This year, Little Bug and I, spent quite a bit of time meandering through […]

Book Drool: Bakerella’s Holiday Cake Pops Book


At some point last Christmas I finally broke down and bought Bakerella’s original cake pops book.  It was after a conversation with my best friend about whether or not anyone had time to make such detailed works of art as cake pops.  And even though she’s right and I can’t see myself creating popcorn bags […]

Barnyard Birthday Party Ideas


I’m so excited to share my Little Bug’s first birthday party today!  We hosted a barnyard birthday bash in August and I’ve been waiting patiently to share all of the wonderful party details with you.  After brainstorming many party themes over the months, I decided to create a party around one of Little Bug’s favorite […]

Handmade First Birthday Bibs


I love Etsy for many reasons, but one of the main ones is because they are my go-to resource when I need something for a party that I can’t easily make myself. As you all learned from my hat making experience, sewing is not my strong suit. I’ll even admit that the sewing machine has […]

Vintage Party Ideas Book


Last week, I received a special treasure in the mail.  It was a book called Vicks Two-Year Almanac and Party Book – 1939 – 1940. Sarah Ives from Upscale Downhome sent it to me.  She is the ultimate vintage treasure hunter, scavenging garage sales and auctions for amazing finds to use in her decorating projects.  […]

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