New Year’s Eve is just a few days away and we are busy decorating for the festivities! Today we’re sharing a DIY piñata project that’s perfect for candy or simply decor. Here’s how… Supplies: cardboard, scissors, masking tape, white crepe paper, and Elmer’s glue. Directions: 1. Cut out the numbers 2017 twice from cardboard. 2. With the remaining cardboard, cut out 1.5″ strips. The strips will go between the numbers to create the 3D shape. 3. Stack two matching numbers on top of one another. 4. Bend cardboard strips around the outside shape of the numbers and tape together. 5. If you want to fill these with candy, cut a hole in the top and pour candy inside before continuing. 6. Cut a length of
This post contains affiliate links. If purchased, I will receive a commission, but the price stays the same for you! Welcome back! We hope you all had the most wonderful holiday weekend! Now it’s time to get excited for New Year’s Eve! Today we’re sharing these fun and easy confetti poppers that you can personalize with Places for Faces. Here’s how… Supplies: confetti push pops, confetti, scrapbook paper, Places for Faces printable template, and tape. Directions: 1. Cut scrapbook paper to size and tape to the outside of a push pop. 2. Use Places for Faces to create your own personalized printable faces! 3. After printing, cut out the faces and tape them to the push pops. 4. Fill with confetti and enjoy! Hand out
We think 2017 is going to be our best year yet! Here’s how to make a gold cut-out canvas to display at your New Year’s Eve party to celebrate that sentiment… Supplies: a canvas, an X-acto knife, a printed quote, self-healing mat, and gold spray paint. Directions: 1. Create a design or quote you’d like on your canvas and print it backwards (this will create a stencil that you will use on the back of the canvas!). 2. Place the canvas on a self-healing mat, face down. 3. Tape the stencil to the inside of the canvas. 4. Use the X-acto knife to cut away the letters or design (you will be cutting through the paper stencil and the canvas) 5. Neaten up the canvas
It’s not even Christmas yet, but we are already getting so excited for New Year’s Eve! To celebrate, we created these sparkly headbands to wear while you watch the ball drop. Here’s how to make your own… Supplies: plastic headbands, wire, scissors, glittery paper, and hot glue. Directions: 1. Cut different sized star shapes out of glitter paper. 2. Cut a length of wire and roll the end of it into a flat coil (this will give more surface area for the hot glue to stick to). 3. Attach a star to the coil using hot glue. Repeat until all of the stars are glued to pieces of wire. 4. Wrap the other end of the wire to the headband until the star is at
Happy Thanksgiving week! Today we’re sharing a super easy, last-minute place card tutorial to spice up your Thanksgiving tablescape! Here’s how to make your own… Materials: – Faux pears (we got ours at Marshalls, but you can find faux fruit at any craft store!) – An X-acto knife – White card stock – A pen or marker (we used Tombow Dual Brush Pens) Directions: 1. Cut white card stock into small rectangles. Ours were about 2×3″ 2. Use the X-acto knife to make a slit in the top of each of the pears. 3. Use a pen or marker to write names on each card (you can also print out name cards with your favorite font!). 4. Insert cards into pears and set on the
The holidays are coming up and we are so excited for all the fun festivities! Today we’re sharing a inspiration board with our favorite ideas for holiday entertaining including personalized invitations from Paperless Post! From party attire to cocktail recipes and decor, we are prepared for the perfect low-key cocktail party and thanks to Paperless Post, we’ll have unique invitations to set the tone for our guests. Shoes | Dress | White Cranberry Mimosas Table Runner | Glasses | Invitations How are you celebrating the holidays this year? We’d love to hear!
Happy Monday, everyone! We are in the studio this week working on lots of new content and we can’t wait to share it all with you! You can follow @vicky_barone on Instagram for some behind the scenes looks! In the meantime, here is a super easy favor bag tutorial from our Pineapple Party! Supplies: yellow gift bags, a white paint pen, a ruler, and green tissue paper. Directions: Using the ruler as a guide, draw diagonal lines with the paint pen onto a bag. You can start by drawing a line from corner to corner and then working your way out. Draw diagonal lines going in the opposite direction next. Once the paint is dry, open up the bags, add your favors, and top it
Good morning, party people! In case you missed it, earlier this week we wrote about our Pineapple Party! Today we’re sharing the details on how to make the felt pineapple garland we used for decoration… Supplies: yellow and green felt, card stock, scissors, a pencil, hot glue, and string. Directions: 1. Trace pineapple shapes onto card stock. You will want two templates, so trace one shape of the base of the pineapple and one of the crown. Make sure the crown template comes to a point at the bottom. This will be glued to the back of the base. Cut out shapes. 2. Use the base template to trace onto the yellow felt. Use the crown template to trace onto the green felt. Cut out shapes