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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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Make individually wrapped sugar cubes {video} with ‘Pour Some Sugar On Me’ sugar cube wrappers {free printable}

Remember when I made personalized wrapped sugar cubes to go with my friend Debbie’s shower gift? I’m still obsessed. And this time I made a video to show you exactly how to fold paper rectangles to make individually wrapped sugar cubes. Watch the video and let me know what you think – it’s my first …

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Personalized Sugar Cube Wrappers {free printable + how to wrap}

I made these personalized sugar cube wrappers to go along with a bridal shower gift for my friend Debbie. I bought Debbie’s sugar bowl and creamer from her registry (very pretty btw) and filled it with personalized wrapped sugar cubes in her pink and orange wedding colors with her soon-to-be married name: Ten Eyck (yep, …

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Covered Card Box for Weddings

Cristin Siegel made this sophisticated wedding card box covered in decorative paper to collect cards at her sister-in-law Mara’s wedding reception. Pretty crafty and much cuter than a most of the pre-made money boxes being sold out there, don’t you think? And it coordinated perfectly with Mara’s black-and-yellow wedding theme to boot. This craft would …

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Shrinky Dink Rabbit’s Foot Napkin Ring Keychain Favor

This is one of those craft projects that I just love. A little throwback, a little whimsical …and totally original. The idea for Shrinky Dink rabbit’s foot napkin rings that double as keychain favors sprung from a creative volley between me and Heather Crosby. I was hell bent on wanting to use Shrinky Dinks for …

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Upper Crust Social Club Ladies’ Late-Night Tea Party

My ever-so-creative friend and frequent partner-in-crime Heather Crosby came up with a festive idea that encapsulates the two things we like best — making things and spending time with friends — by creating the tongue-in-cheek Upper Crust Social Club. The UCSC is all about hosting a series of varied themed soirees that I’ll feature here …

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High School Theme Engagement Party

Hostess Heather Crosby had a blast from the past throwing a high school themed engagement party for her brother Chad and bride-to-be Shayda who met back in their teens. Starting with a handwritten ‘Secret Passed Note’ engagement party invitation, Heather included these adorable high school inspired details throughout the party: Prom Flowers. Heather used every …

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High School ‘Secret Passed Note’ Engagement Party Invitation

Here’s a simple and clever party invitation concept for a high school themed engagement party, and it’s even folded into the classic secret square shape. Heather Crosby’s beloved brother Chad and his lovely bride-to-be Shayda met way back in high school. A chance meet up a decade later while Chad was home visiting family led …

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Engagement Party Alphabet Cookies

We co-hosted a couple’s BBQ last July to celebrate the engagement of my friend Heather (H) and her fiance Noah (N). Our co-hostess Michelle Platts scored by bringing these festive romantic sugar cookies that she baked with her daughter Vivian. I think this is such a cute idea not only for engagement parties and couple’s …

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