DIY Birthday Invitations

In my post a couple of weeks ago, I talked about the various things you need to create a themed party, and it all starts with the invitation. There are so many cute ideas for invitations out there, and using electronic invitations is certainly one way to go, but for something like this, I like an old fashioned paper invitation. Kind of sets the tone for everything else. Continue reading

Cheer Bows

Photo credit: Angela Ambroffi

Photo credit: Angela Ambroffi

If you know anything about youth sports, you know it’s a family affair. Doesn’t matter if it’s baseball, soccer or hockey, everyone loves to go watch the kids play. Recently, my nephew’s hockey team made it to the championship game. Sam was trying to think of something to give the sisters of the players, as a thank you for all of the time they spend at hockey games supporting their brothers. I thought of cheer bows!! I mean, what says team spirit better?? And, since I only have boys, the chance to make something for a bunch of girls made me giddy! Continue reading

Holiday Wreaths

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Nothing says the holidays like an awesome wreath. I love them! It’s one of the first crafts I remember ever doing on my own. I’ve admired all of the fluffy wreaths I’ve seen on Pinterest, and thought they were too hard or time consuming to do. Well, I’m here to tell you they’re not! Well, a bit time consuming, but not hard at all! Continue reading

Repurposed Candles

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I hate to throw away stuff! I recently took down 2 antique bronze candle holders in my dining room. I didn’t want to throw them away, so I repainted them with some silver spray paint my husband had, leftover from painting a model car. The two battery operated candles were worn & had red finger prints on them from Christmas, last year. I recovered them with bling! Continue reading