Month: August 2012

Free Printable Super Teacher Pencil Flags

When I was teaching, I always loved the little gifts at the beginning of the school year that students gave.  After spending a long week setting up the classroom, attending meetings and getting to know my class (at least on paper), it was wonderful to get into school the first day and be greeted with a […] Read more…

Back to School DIY Gumball Rulers

I love candy tubes. They’re one of those treat staples that you need to keep on hand in the closet. The possibilities of what to do with them is endless. You can fill them with whatever sweet surprise you want, add a gift tag and they make a wonderful favor. The bigger tubes are even […] Read more…

A Friendly Ghost Halloween Collection

When I started brainstorming Halloween design ideas at the beginning to the summer, I went through the traditional list of witches, bats, and pumpkins.  I wanted to create something that captured the Halloween spirit, but was still friendly enough to use with little ones.  Since Little Bug was so small last year, we kept our […] Read more…

Little Piggy Dessert Toppers

Following my rule of thumb to always dress up your desserts when you style a table, I couldn’t resist creating a little piggy topper for our recent barnyard party.  I decided to serve chocolate pudding in mini mason jars after seeing some other barnyard party inspiration.  For that party, the stylist had used fondant pig […] Read more…

Happy Grand Opening Katarina’s Paperie!

Good Morning! I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. I am so excited because today is Katarina’s Paperie’s Grand Opening! I can’t wait to kick off the trivia party in a couple of minutes, but I wanted to tell you about a few specials that we have going on. First, though, I need to say […] Read more…

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 […] Read more…

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.  […] Read more…

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