(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...]
With Printable Pinwheel Toppers
(Used in this project: Oval Labels in Fest style with Free Printable Cupcake Wrappers and Pinwheel Toppers.) No 4th of July party is complete without some festive, fruity treats. Cupcakes are so easy to make and perfect for entertaining. When planning a party menu, I always try to manage my time by choosing a few simple recipes that can be made ahead of time and don't take very much effort. That way I can spend more time with my favorite part of hosting a party - the decorations! For this … [Read more...]
(Used in this project: Beer Labels in Boxicle style, Beer Labels in Fest style, and 4th of July Printable Snack Baskets and Napkin Wrappers.) Like many American families, I look forward to our annual 4th of July get-together. Living in Portland, July 4th usually marks our official beginning of summer (no more rain!). My family has a tradition of hosting a barbecue potluck in my mom's backyard. We grill hamburgers and invite friends and family to bring their favorite summer dish and join us. … [Read more...]
A healthy snack for children’s party favors
(Used in this project: Small Rectangle Labels and Small Circle Labels in Cherish Hearts style with Small Window Tin-Tie Bags.) Another easy project with great results! Put together a mix of goodies that children love, but make them really good by being sure they are foods that parents would love for their children to eat. I made dried figs last fall from my fig tree which almost every year produces boxes and boxes of too many figs any family can possibly eat. I love figs, but you can’t … [Read more...]
(Used in this project: Circle Labels and Diamond Tags in Rustic Style.) Homemade ketchup is a recipe that shines best when made using flavorful homegrown tomatoes harvested straight from the garden. I’ve prepared it using both fresh-off-the-vine tomatoes, and tomatoes I’ve skinned, de-seeded, and stored in the freezer. Both methods work to create a delicious condiment that’s perfect for warm weather picnics and barbecues. Regarding spiciness, you can make this ketchup with or without … [Read more...]
Plus Free Party Printables!
(Used in this project: Oval Labels, Cupcake Wrappers, Circle Toppers, and Petal Labels in Lil' Bug style with Butterfly Clasp Boxes.) Bumble bees, lady bugs and butterflies... the perfect theme for Vanessa's 7th birthday party! We chose an adorable woodland theme complete with mushroom decorations, a mossy log, cupcakes, and butterfly favor boxes. The new Lil' Bug party printables made Vanessa's special day extra special. We used green cupcake wrappers with matching oval labels and circle … [Read more...]
(Used in this project: Square Labels in Metropolitan style.) An "Upshernish" is a special ceremony that celebrates the 3rd birthday of a Jewish boy, with a traditional first hair cut! Roots of a tree need to grow strong in order to have a strong foundation and bear fruit. In Jewish law, one does not harvest the fruits from a tree during its first three years, nurturing its roots, so it may withstand the elements of nature, and stay strong. So too, we leave the hair of a Jewish boy uncut for … [Read more...]
For A Baby Shower
(Used in this project: Oval Labels in Champagne style and Paper Tin-Tie Bags.) The calling card of a girly, dainty party is the cucumber sandwich. I’ve seen them from time to time, but never tried them, until I attended a coworker’s baby shower— surely the greatest reason for a girly, dainty party is the arrival of a new baby! Cucumber sandwiches are surprisingly flavorful and refreshing— and of course wonderfully healthy. After experimenting with a bunch of different flavor … [Read more...]
Plus free party printables!
(Used in this project: Large Bottle Labels, Collar Labels and Square Coasters in Football style with Printable Alphabet Garland and Mini Pennant Flags.) Everything you need to throw a slammin' football themed birthday! For Haden's 10th birthday party we served up bottles of root beer and turkey sandwich sliders for an outdoor picnic style party. For some extra flair and decoration we used the new free printable alphabet garland to spell Haden's name and display on 'game day'. We also … [Read more...]