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Jul
23

How to make cute & creative Art Party Favors

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The other week I found the most adorable little paint cans at Michaels, and I thought, those would make the most excellent art party favors! I filled the paint buckets with rainbow colored mini gumballs from Target. The mini size is really cute, but it took quite a few to fill the bucket, so you might want to choose regular size gumballs instead if you have to make lots of favors! Then, I adhered a printable ...
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Easy and CUTE art party favors!
Jun
26

How to make clown hat party favors

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This is an awesome idea for a circus party favor: cute little clown hats made from ice cream cones! This photo is by Jo of Salt and Pepper, who filled the ice cream cones with Smarties before bagging them up. If you want to seal your candies inside of the cones, you can wedge a cookie inside of the mouth of the cone using frosting as “glue.” Then the cones themselves are decorated ...
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Clown hat party favors
Apr
11

How to make jeweled Minnie Mouse spoons

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I have a sweet little project to share with you today. And I do mean little – these jeweled Minnie Mouse spoons could not be easier to make! They’re so easy, in fact, I almost hate to call this a “how to” because there’s pretty much nothing to it. ; ) Aren’t they cute, though?! (The cutest!) Here’s all you need to make the spoons: a package of wooden cutlery ...
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How to make jeweled Minnie Mouse spoons
Mar
06

How to make goldfish marshmallow pops

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When it comes to goldfish party food, it doesn’t get cuter than these marshmallow pops! That’s why they’ve already appeared in several of my customers’ goldfish parties. You can serve them on your food table or wrap them up individually and give them away as favors, and for as cute as they are, they’re actually quite simple to make. First, marshmallow pops are always easier to make than cake pops. ...
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How to make goldfish marshmallow pops - so cute for a party!
Feb
20

How to assemble a printable banner

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I’m often asked how to assemble a printable banner, so I thought a little tutorial might be just the thing! And I do mean little tutorial, because as you’ll see, it is SO easy to make a banner. They look impressive once they’re all done and hung up, but they’re an absolute cinch to make. Now, the printable birthday banners that I sell in my shop are much larger and ...
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How to assemble a printable banner
Sep
21

How to make a SUPER superhero cake!

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I have a secret weapon when it comes to birthday cakes… a source where you can get everything you need to make a professional looking cake, all on your own. You get a box full of supplies in the mail, you follow the step-by-step instructions, and BAM! You’ve made a fabulous, brag-worthy, homemade cake. So what’s the secret? I’ll tell ya… it’s Ella Vanilla Cake Kits! Recently, my friend Shelley used an ...
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Superhero birthday cake made with a cake kit from Ella Vanilla, www.ellavanillacakekits.com
Sep
03

How to make DIY bubble jar party favors

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Did you spot the jars of bubble mix that were given as party favors in the dress-up theme birthday party I featured last week? Today let’s take a closer look because the bubble mix jars are such a great idea! They’re easy to make, cost-effective, and you can customize them for any theme, not just a dress-up party. Oh, and kids love ‘em! They’re pretty much just awesome all-around. Making ...
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DIY party favors: Bubble mix in a jar (with a lid to match your theme!)
Aug
20

How to make edible watermelon bowls

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When it comes to watermelon party food, I thought I’d seen (and pinned) it all – so I was delighted to find these amazing edible watermelon bowls! I think they’re just the coolest thing. Filled with pink sorbet and topped with chocolate chips, they look just like little watermelons! Despite the “wow” factor, the bowls are actually surprisingly easy to make. Need a hint? Here’s a preview of how they’re ...
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How to make edible watermelon bowls - so fun for summer, or a watermelon theme party!
Aug
12

How to make a chalkboard artist’s canvas

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If you’re looking for an easy, inexpensive, yet impressive party favor for an art or rainbow party – or a DIY project for back-to-school, or a cute gift for any kid – I have such a great idea for you!! It’s courtesy of my amazing customer and friend, Brenda. Brenda is kind of a genius when it comes to her DIY party favors (she previously made stick hobby horses that ...
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How to make a chalkboard canvas - an easy & inexpensive craft project or party favor! #rainbowparty #artparty
Jul
12

How to make paper lanterns

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Paper lanterns are so festive and fun for a summertime party, and you can easily make them on your own! It only takes a few basic supplies, and with all of the pretty paper choices in stores like JoAnn’s, Michaels and Hobby Lobby, the design options are endless. Best of all, since they’re small, you can make them into a garland! You can learn how to make these little beauties ...
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How to make paper lanterns
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