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Easy DIY party decorations and favors that look handmade, not homemade — let’s celebrate!

How to Make A Balloon Garland – Easy Tutorial for Beginners

Making a balloon garland is an easy way to add pizazz to your party decor. Balloon garlands look impressive yet they’re surprisingly easy and quick to make — you can make a balloon arch in about an hour or two depending on its size. Balloon arches make a great photo backdrop for birthdays and baby …

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Rocket Pops (Bomb Pops) DIY 4th of July Party Decorations

Make these patriotic DIY 4th of July Party Decorations featuring America’s favorite classic popsicle, Rocket Pops! I’m sharing my hand-drawn free printable rocket pops template that you can use with my all-time favorite vibrant color paper, ASTROBRIGHTS® Papers. This free printable bomb pops template will put a little more KA-BOOM into your Fourth of July …

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‘Better Together’ gala decorations at Salvage One Chicago

I’m so proud to share the gala decorations for our annual school charity fundraiser at Salvage One Chicago. Our school gala theme was “Better Together,” and I loved the idea that while our school is made up of individual children and families, we are best when we come together as a community. I love the …

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Dinosaur birthday party: Geometric dinosaur party decor, cake & party ideas

Roar!! Here’s Liam’s dinosaur birthday party with bright and vibrant DIY paper geometric dinosaur party decor and cake toppers. Liam wanted his pals to come over for a dinosaur-themed birthday party with dinosaur party decorations, dinosaur party games, and a dinosaur cake. With that in mind, I put together fun and spirited paper dinosaur birthday …

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DIY Clock Party Theme Decorations

Tick tock! These DIY clock party theme decorations are just in time for your clock-themed celebration. Clock party themes are great for much more than New Year’s Eve party decorations! Try a clock party theme for school fundraisers, retirement party decorations, milestone birthday parties, anniversary parties, and around-the-clock baby shower decorations. I designed these DIY …

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Eek Bats! Printable Halloween Party Decorations

Eek Bats! ??? Make these batty Printable Halloween Party Decorations for your Halloween table. And you can print these Halloween bat party decorations right now at home or your local office supply store (I like FedExOffice and Staples). My ‘Eek Bats!’ printable Halloween party kit at my etsy store contains an orange and black bat …

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Easy DIY LEGO® Birthday Party Favors and Tags

Here’s an easy and cute favor idea for a LEGO birthday party: LEGO books with quick-and-easy personalized paper book wraps that look like LEGO bricks. Books are always a welcome birthday party favor and the colorful and whimsical personalized favor tags add a festive touch. While books can run on the expensive side of the …

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Kid-Made Star Wars Party Decorations for a Star Wars Birthday Party

Happy May the Fourth! I was looking through some old photos from Elise’s Star Wars 6th birthday party (Episode VI: Return of the Birthday) and I thought it would be fun to share the decorations that my 6-year-old daughter made herself. I think it’s important for kids to contribute to their own party decorations especially …

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DIY Personalized Firefighter Printable Favor Bags for a Fireman Birthday Party

Make your own DIY personalized firefighter printable favor bags for a fireman birthday party. It’s super easy and you can make a personalized fireman birthday party favor bags at home in 15 minutes! I designed these personalized fireman printable goodie bags for Liam’s “Planes Fire and Rescue” 4th birthday party. And you can download instantly, …

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See My Pool Noodle Party Decorations in Rachael Ray Everyday Magazine

I’m really excited to share that I’m featured in the July/August 2016 issue of Rachael Ray Every Day™ Magazine …it’s the one with the yummy grilled corn-on-the-cob recipes on the cover. Yay! The article is called “Life Of The Party: Use Your Noodle” and it shows how to make five clever and easy pool noodle …

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Easy DIY Photo Centerpieces For Wedding Receptions and Bridal Showers

I want to share these easy DIY photo centerpieces for wedding receptions, showers and engagement parties that I made for the Amazing Connections™ Official Velcro Company Blog as part of a wedding series that shows how to use VELCRO® Brand fasteners to add simple and clever personal touches to your big day. This easy and …

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Airplane Favor Bag / Goodie Bag Luggage Tags Personalized Printable for an Airplane Birthday Party

Here are printable airplane printable goodie bag (favor bag) luggage tags for a modern and classy airplane birthday party. And you can download instantly, personalize it and print yourself– no waiting! Each tag is sized 5” tall x 3″ wide when folded. Personalize and print as many as you need for your airplane birthday party …

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A long time ago in a galaxy far far away… Free Star Wars Printable Sign

Happy May The Fourth! Here’s a free printable “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…” free printable Star Wars sign. Get the free printable below for a Star Wars birthday party. I put this sign on our front door to welcome guests to Elise’s Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Birthday …

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Star Wars Party Decorations – Printable Birthday Banner in Lightsaber Colors!

I’ve gotten a number of questions asking about my free printable Star Wars birthday banner hanging above my easy homemade BB-8 birthday cake at Elise’s Star Wars birthday party. I made the printable Star Wars birthday banner for Elise’s Return of the Birthday Star Wars party – and now it’s yours

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Star Wars Opening Crawl on Stairs | Printable Star Wars Birthday Party Decoration

This DIY Star Wars Opening Crawl on our stairs was my favorite party decoration at Elise’s ‘Return of the Birthday: Episode VI’ Star Wars Birthday Party. Yes, I love love love my lightsaber color theme, and my printable Star Wars birthday party banner, and my Sarlacc Pit party game, and the Han Solo in Carbonite …

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Printable Airplane Personalized Birthday Party Banner for a Modern and Classy Airplane Birthday Party

Here’s a printable airplane birthday banner that for a modern and classy airplane birthday party. And you can download instantly, personalize it, and print yourself– no waiting! Type as many letters and numbers as you wish – it can say “Happy Birthday ” too or be more simple like my banner that says “Liam is …

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Personalized Princess Happy Birthday Banner Printable PDF for ‘All the Disney Princesses’ Birthday Party

Elise wanted an “All The Princesses” birthday party. Yep, you heard that right: ALL THE PRINCESSES. Gulp. Creating one princess birthday party that combines Elsa, Anna, Ariel, Rapunzel, Belle and Aurora is a pretty tall order for Mommy. How could I bring all these Disney princesses together in a cohesive way?? The answer: My personalized …

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Spider-Man printable personalized cupcake toppers or temporary tattoos for a Spider-Man birthday party

Planning a Spider-Man birthday party for your little web slinger? Here are printable Spider-Man personalized cupcake toppers or temporary tattoos for a Spider-Man birthday party. I made these personalized Spider-Man cupcake toppers for Elise’s 4th Super Hero birthday party. And you can easily and quickly make them too!

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