You guys! We are so excited to share our newest party with you today and are beyond thrilled to have partnered up with Cricut for their recent #partywithcricut campaign! We have always been in awe and obsessed with all the amazing crafts our fellow party peeps put together using their Cricuts and pretty much jumped for joy when this opportunity came about! Seriously, from the moment we opened the box to our Cricut Explore Air 2, we were in craft heaven! And the best news, you have a chance to win your very own Cricut Explore Air 2! Make sure to read all the way through to the end of our post and enter to WIN! So, grab a fruity cocktail, and find out how we put together this tropical housewarming party all with our new Cricut Explore Air 2
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Being new to the world of Cricut
, we were a bit apprehensive before getting started. But those nerves quickly disappeared as soon as we turned on our new Cricut Explore Air 2
We were asked to style a housewarming party and with the warm days of summer almost here, we decided to turn it into a tropical, flamingo inspired get together! Because who wouldn’t want to “flamingle “into a new home!? Cricut Design Space
made it so easy to search and input all the fun pineapple and flamingo images we needed for our decor along with some new amazing fonts!
The days of us trying to fake our way through cute handwriting is finally over! Thanks Cricut
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With pineapples and flamingos as the main theme for our styled housewarming party, we knew we wanted to use a variety of bright and bold summer colors along with a few touches of gold; because, what’s a party without a little gold glam?! Cricut
had the perfect colors in vinyl
and adhesive foil
for all of our DIY projects! And can we just say, we are now beyond obsessed with vinyl
and want to personalize and decorate every surface in our home!
We styled the housewarming party out on our deck to take advantage of the beautiful sunshine and warm breezes! The table was set with a crisp, white linen and then layered a piece of fabulous wrapping paper we found at Target that brought in all the colors of our party!
The centerpiece and focal point of our table was a DIY flower box centerpiece! We simply added a few coats of white paint and then broke out our new Cricut Explore Air 2
to personalize it for our party!
But, we couldn’t stop with just the pineapple! We added a cute, little, Hot Pink Vinyl
flamingo on top of the pineapple to bring in a pop of color and our “flamingle on in” theme to life! We fell in love with the Suburbia font and created Adhesive Gold Foil
and Hot Pink Vinyl
letters spelling “Our New Home”. We adore the way it turned out!
We topped the centerpiece with tropical leaves, two hollowed out pineapples filled with fresh, tropical flowers and a white and gold ceramic pineapple! We found cute pink and yellow pineapple buckets and lined them with fake tropical leaves and then filled the buckets with fresh pineapple. The pineapple not only served as a sweet treat, but was a great way to hold our lawn flamingos upright and ready to party!
The Place Settings:
We always love to layer varying colors and textures with our place settings and the place settings for our tropical housewarming are no exception! We started with a wicker, tropical fan as the base and then placed either a Caribbean blue or fuchsia floral plate on top of that and then finished it off with either a flamingo or pineapple dessert plate!
We found gold rimmed plastic tumblers and knew they would be the perfect canvas for some petite, Hot Pink Vinyl
These are seriously so easy to make! The Cricut Explore Air 2
cut all the flamingos at one time and all we had to do was pull away the excess Vinyl
with our weeding tool
and placed the flamingos on the cups! We also added the word “flamingle!” to the tumblers in Adhesive Gold Foil
for a fun detail!
And can we talk about those pineapple stir sticks and paper straws?? To die for!
The newly decorated tumblers were placed on pink napkins along with a tropical leaf printed utensil! We loved how these napkins and utensils went with both our party theme and color palette!
The Bar Cart:
A simple white and gold bar cart was home to a few of our favorite DIY’s! We found this wood pink serving tray and knew we were going to create something fun and fabulous using our new favorite- vinyl
Make sure to check back soon for our step-by-step tutorial on how to create this cute home pineapple tray! Super simple and super chic: what more could you ask for?!
Another fun project was our clear beverage dispenser that we decorated with a Hot Pink Vinyl
flamingo and Adhesive Gold Foil
leaves. This literally took less than five minutes and looked fabulous!
Lastly, we found this awesome pineapple door hanger and added our new address in Hot Pink Vinyl
! It was a great way to showcase our new addy while adding in some fabulous decor!
All of these projects were so simple and took only a few minutes to create! We couldn’t imagine styling a party without our new Cricut Explore Air 2
and can’t wait to craft again soon!