Housewarming Party Ideas

We recently styled a tropical housewarming party using our brand-new, fabulous Cricut Explore Air 2!  Today, we are going to show you how we created this simple and chic pineapple inspired serving tray!   This project literally took less than 10 minutes and added a fun piece of decor not only to our party, but one that we are sure to use all summer long!

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Rustic Wine Themed Bridal Shower and Wedding Ideas

My sister in law is getting married to the love of her life this summer and this past weekend we celebrated…wine style!  We decided the theme of her bridal shower should be a rustic wine theme for a few reasons.  First, we all love wine.  We are a big Italian family and wine is always a key part of any of our celebrations.  Secondly, the shower was being held at a local Italian restaurant that had a gorgeous wine cellar which we knew would provide a stunning venue for the shower.  Lastly, it seemed to pair nicely with her wedding theme, which is a touch of rustic.  When we set out to plan this celebration of love, we knew we wanted to have a beautiful location to display the stunning cake and other desserts, but also some personal touches and themed details.  A cake table was the perfect fit.  You can easily create this sweet and simple look at home without breaking the bank with our diy ideas, adorable supplies from Oriental Trading Company and our budget friendly tips! Continue reading “How to Create a Romantic and Rustic Wine Themed Wedding Cake Table” »

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Rustic Wine Themed Bridal Shower and Wedding Ideas

This past weekend I was lucky enough to help host my sister in law’s rustic wine themed bridal shower.  Knowing that we would be making 7 centerpieces, we wanted to save on our budget by creating them ourselves at home with a few supplies from Oriental Trading Company and a little bit of effort! These centerpieces are so versatile and can truly be customized to any theme and can display a variety of phrasing and colors.  You can create this elegantly rustic look at home with a few simple supplies and our step by step tutorial.  These centerpieces would be perfect displayed at a bridal shower, a wedding, a baby shower and and more!

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halloween-play-doughIf you’re looking for a simple, cute and candy-free-treat to hand out this Halloween, look no further than our DIY Halloween Play Dough Favors!  We used some fabulous products from Oriental Trading Company and some ingredients we already had in the kitchen and were able to create these not-so-spooky favors!  This play dough took only minutes to make and our little ones had a blast helping put these favors together! So, get your supplies and let’s get the spooky fun started!

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How To Set Up Your Own Outer Space Reading Nook

One of our kids’ favorite things to do is read! With back to school time quickly approaching, we wanted to foster their love and appreciation of reading with a cozy reading nook that inspires them to keep learning! We found some amazing educational products at Oriental Trading that inspired this creative reading space! Continue reading “DIY Outer Space Reading Nook” »

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08. 08. 2016

OTC DIY Homework Station-8705

My boys will be heading back to school in just a few weeks, so I wanted to create a special, studious space for my big first grader to call his own.  So, we found some amazing products from Oriental Trading and put together this DIY Homework Station!  Oriental Trading had a vast array of educational tools , arts and craft products and just plain cute-as-can be supplies that we simply couldn’t resist.  And my son is thrilled to have a workspace of his own!

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Garden Party Bridal Shower Ideas

Garden parties are an elegant and whimsical theme for a beautiful spring or summer bridal shower! We loved creating this soft and feminine garden party bridal shower using amazing products from Oriental Trading Company! You can easily style a stunning shower for your bride to be along with all of the details that make it extra special by custom creating your ideal look yourself with a few gorgeous supplies, some yummy sweets and some fresh flowers!

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Garden Party Bridal Shower Ideas Favors

A chic and whimsical planter place card holder for your guest tables can really bring a feminine and floral feel to your garden party bridal shower guest tables! With the perfect supplies from Oriental Trading Company, you can easily create a unique and useful favor that your guests are sure to enjoy long after the event!

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Garden Party Bridal Shower Ideas Cake

Everyone loves enjoying a bit of dessert at a Bridal Shower, and in addition to a gorgeous cake, guest love to enjoy some other desert options. We recently styled a Garden Party Bridal Shower using amazing products from Oriental Trading Company and we made our tasty DIY Cookie Cup Dessert Recipe even more fabulous by adding a shabby chic garden look!

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Garden Party Bridal Shower Ideas Chair Backer

Looking to add a shabby chic detail to your Garden Party themed Bridal Shower decorations? Consider dressing up guest chairs by creating custom chair backs with a floral touch!  We created these soft and whicmsical chair decorations using easy to use products from Oriental Trading Company and took basic chairs and made them beautiful!

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