The Holiday of Sukkot is always a favorite in our home. The building of the Sukkah (temporary booth to dwell in during the Jewish holiday of Sukkot) in our backyard is especially fun for our kids to take part in, especially as the little ones bring out their own 'tools'! We often host celebratory meals in our Sukkah for our community, each year using a different theme of cuisine to add to the fun. From 'Sushi in the Sukkah' to 'Salads in the Sukkah' to 'Shwarma in the Sukkah!', it's always a … [Read more...]
Please welcome guest blogger, Emily Crawford. Emily is a freelance stationery designer, wife and mother of two little girls living in Portland, Oregon. A lover of creative gift wrap, party printables, and all things floral, Emily can be found tasting craft beer with her husband or pinning things on Pinterest. My husband and I are huge craft beer fans. One of our favorite date nights consists of picking beers to taste from a rotating tap at our local pub. We would rather choose four beer … [Read more...]
Make your own luggage tags for party favors, place cards or wedding gifts. Just download our printable Luggage Tag PDF, print on a sheet of heavy paper or cover stock and trim out. Affix a personalized label and tie off with decorative string. Add A Personalized Label: • If you choose to use the long luggage tag template (shown above), our wide (shape 34) labels and tall (shape 04) labels will fit perfectly. • Use our short luggage tag template with vertical (shape 05) labels and … [Read more...]
No matter when you find out the gender of a baby it can be a fun surprise, particularly if you thought "for sure!" that you knew what it was. While some people stick with tradition and wait until baby is born to learn whether their life will be turned upside-down with snip and snails or sugar and spice, others are finding out early making room for a separate celebration. Whether the announcement is grandiose like a release of a hundred pink balloons, delicious like blue icing hidden in a … [Read more...]
Homemade lollipops are the perfect party favor because you can choose your favorite shape, flavor, color and cute packaging to match your party theme! Once you've gathered your ingredients and supplies, the process for making your own hard candy on-a-stick is simple. Homemade Lollipops • 2 cups granulated sugar • 2/3 cup light corn syrup • 3/4 cup water • 1 teaspoon flavoring (I used LorAnn Oils brand) • 1/2 teaspoon food coloring • Lollipop mold (I used Wilton … [Read more...]
An extra Special birthday for an extra Special son. Having a son with special needs is seeing the world with different views. It's like taking photos using different filters. Things don't appear as they would, but rather with a completely different focal point. Our son has taught us what life is all about, what life truly means. I'll be honest, his birthdays were always heavy-heart days, where my mind would take me down a long memory lane, full of aches, hardships and surreal moments. It's been … [Read more...]
A fun way to decorate your drink glasses!
(Used in this project: Small Circle Vinyl Labels in Custom and Vida styles.) Celebrate simply and with a lot of class, using little dot labels with a photo of the person-(or people)-of-the-hour. Put a photo of the special people on a small circle label, and use it to decorate champagne glasses or any number of other surfaces. Be sure to select vinyl labels, because they are easily removed from glass and metal, and can be used again. Choose a high-resolution, high quality photo of the … [Read more...]