Tag Archives: DIY

Star-Spangled Celebrations: Fireworks

Fourth of July really shows flare when the sun goes down. The dark sky is a blank canvas for the colorful crackles of fireworks and celebratory whoops and cheers from crowds. We’ve got the items you need to make sure you have a front row seat to this year’s sparkling show. First on the list: […]

Star-Spangled Celebrations: Cookout

Backyard barbecues are a quintessential part of Fourth of July festivities, and we love hosting our friends and family for a patriotic party. We’ve got the décor covered with a fun DIY for the patio, so all you need to bring is a side dish. We are revamping our Valentine’s Day DIY for an ode […]

Party Planning with Pixie Blooms

With the turning of the tassel, it’s time to throw a sensational celebration. Katie Niemiec of The Little Black Blog is here with five steps for creating an intimate, unique gathering for toasting the graduate against a Pixie Blooms-themed backdrop. “A graduation party can be a big blowout to celebrate with all your family and friends […]

Party planning with Sierra

With the turning of the tassel, it’s time to throw a smashing celebration. We invited Erin Dove from the blog the The Blue Eyed Dove to share a Sierra-inspired DIY project for a beautiful banner in honor of the graduate. Graduate Garland What you need: Scrapbook paper, large letter stickers, ribbon, ruler, scissors, hot glue gun […]

A DIY from the heart

Do something sweet for someone this Valentine’s Day with this simple craft that speaks right to the heart. Message in a Mason Jar WHAT YOU’LL NEED: mason jar, painter’s tape, stencil (we chose a heart), sharp knife, black chalkboard paint, twine or ribbon, chalkboard pen or chalk, goodies (see suggestions below) 1. Position painter’s tape […]

D.I.Y. Valentine’s Day: Fortune Cookies

We know what you’re thinking … A D.I.Y. on Tuesday?! It’s true. Your eyes are not deceiving you. We wrestled with the logistics of sending each of you a dozen red roses, but when it was decided the execution of such a gesture would be too difficult, we opted to surprise our readers with a […]