Month: September 2012

Barnyard Animal Sound Stamped Utensils

One thing I love about designing parties is working in elements of a design in unexpected ways.  Guests get little surprises as they enjoy the event and I can come up with creative ways to add different details. When designing Little Bug’s Barnyard Bash party, I wanted to use animal sounds in as many places […] Read more…

Barnyard Party Cow Print Treat Bags and Favor Ideas

Favors are one of my favorite party elements.  Although a lot of people are saying that goodie bags have gone over the top, I think thoughtful favors is a sweet way to thank your guests for coming to the party.  Another aspect when thinking about favors is how you want to deliver them.  I love pretty and fun […] Read more…

How to Make Cow Print Lanterns

This post contains affiliate links which help support Katarina’s Paperie. As always, we only recommend things that we truly love. Full disclosure here. Anyone else LOVE cow print?  When I designed Little Bug’s Barnyard Birthday Party, I wanted to use as many cow print items as possible.  She loves cows and I wanted integrate their iconic […] Read more…

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 […] Read more…

Free Printable Days of the Week Magnet Clips

When I was a teacher, there were so many things that I wished I could get done at the beginning of the year. You always had time for the really important things – getting to know your students, organizing reading groups and unpacking necessary supplies.  But there was always the desire to do more of the “fun” […] Read more…

How to Make a First Birthday Photo Gallery Bunting

After studying parties for the last year, there was one element that I knew I wanted to have at Little Bug’s barnyard bash – a gallery wall.  Although I don’t think Mr. Mountaineer and I have been perfect about taking a million pictures, we did have some sweet photos of our the year’s adventures as a […] Read more…

A Baker’s Paradise: King Arthur Flour Company

I have loved baking ever since I was a little girl. Mixing cookie batter on a Sunday afternoon with my aunt is one of my most blissful childhood memories. While other kids played video games or read books, I rolled sugar cookies or baked a cake. Over my many years of baking, I’ve used a […] Read more…

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