Month: June 2013

Patriotic Stenciled Napkins

We’ve been thinking a lot about tablescapes lately.  They are such a wonderful way to decorate for a smaller party without having to create a separate dessert table.  One must have when creating a tablescape is a pretty set of napkins to decorate each place setting with. For our Fourth of July party, I created patriotic stenciled […] Read more…

S’mores Favor Kits

Summer just doesn’t seem complete without eating a large number of s’mores. During vacations at the beach growing up, we used to keep tally sheets on how many we’d eaten. I never won (or even came close – it was usually my dad), but we had a great time trying to out eat each other […] Read more…

Patriotic Fruit Kabobs

One of my favorite additions to a summer dessert table is fruit.  I love serving guests the bounty of the season and enjoy filling the table with an assortment of berries this time of year.  I can never get enough strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and even raspberries. Instead of just serving fruit in bowls or on […] Read more…

DIY Patriotic Stars Candleholder

One trick that I learned during my years of teaching was what amazing deals the Dollar Store has. Although a lot of items are hit and miss, this American invention can be relied upon to get small treats for the kids, everyday necessities and even an occasional Elmo balloon for Little Bug. When entertaining more often, I’ve discovered […] Read more…

How to Make Cake Pops

Whoever thought to crumble up cake and mix it with frosting was brilliant! Although it seems to be up in the air who actually is behind this yummy treat, they’re definitely a fun party trend that you should consider having at your next event. Cake pops are the solution to the age old question: How […] Read more…

Free Printable Father’s Day Tie Shaped Gift Tags

I still can’t believe that Father’s Day is right around the corner. I always feel like these holidays sneak up on me even though they’re on the calendar for months. Maybe the problem is that I always have too many ideas and it’s hard to choose the one or two best ones. In an attempt […] Read more…

Father’s Day Craft – Big Shoes to Fill

I’m really excited to share this adorable Father’s Day craft with you from Kylie at Made by a Princess.  Following her passion for parties, Kylie designs a variety of invitations and other party printables perfect for a variety of events.  She also believes that every party needs a little bling and made a new collection of beautiful sparkle […] Read more…

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