St. Patrick’s Day Favor Bags

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Your friends are sure to feel lucky when you give them these adorable St. Patrick's Day Favor Bags.  They are perfect as party favors or as prizes at the end of a Leprechaun treasure hunt, either way you are celebrating they are perfect for St. Patrick's Day! Filled with delicious gold coins these easy to create favor bags make a special treat.  And you only need a few minutes to whip them up. What you'll need: Muslin Bag (I found mine in the Target Dollar Spot) Gold glitter iron … [Read more...]

Polymer Clay Donut Rings

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Donuts are a popular trend and seen everywhere from breakfast, dessert and even party themes.  This year for my daughter's birthday she requested a sleepover so of course we combined it with our love of donuts!  These DIY Polymer Clay Donut Rings were the perfect addition to our sweet party favors we handed out. I've never tried making my own jewelry, but I was surprised at how easy it was to make these cute little rings.  Here's what you'll need to make your own DIY Polymer Clay Donut … [Read more...]

Donut Necklace

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For my daughter's Donuts and Pjs slumber party we made some , including this easy and inexpensive Donut Necklace. I like giving party favors that are useful and instantly remind guest of how much fun they had at the party.  But, I also wanted everything about this party to be simple and while I was searching for ideas for party favors I ran across this darling necklace from Little Blue Boo.  I decided to make my own necklaces for the girls and thought it would be fun to include in their party … [Read more...]

Creative Favor Boxes from Piggy Bank Parties

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My next favorite thing is the incredibly creative Favor Boxes from Piggy Bank Parties.  These crafty boxes are that little detail that help turn an ordinary party favor into an extraordinary party favor! A few summers ago I asked PBP to design a bee themed party package for me and they surprised me with not only a darling printable package but the most adorable beehive favor boxes.  Since then their creative favor boxes have made an appearance at many of my parties, below are some of my … [Read more...]

Washi Tape Sparklers

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Are you hosting a 4th of July party this year?  Or attending a big firework show?  If you answered yes than look no further for the perfect 4th of July favor, Washi Tape Sparklers. One of my favorite things about the 4th of July are the sparklers!  I always make sure we have plenty of sparklers on hand for everyone to enjoy, I'll admit I still love waving them around too!  This year I decided to turn my ordinary sparklers into extraordinary sparklers with the addition of some festive … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Bubble Gum Rainbow and Pot of Gold

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This year on St. Patrick's Day turn ordinary into EXTRAORDINARY with these fun St. Patrick's Day Bubble Gum Rainbow and Pot of Gold.  This fun treat is sure to brighten someone's day and they are the perfect party favor for your St. Patrick's Day celebrations. These little treats are so easy to make, here is what you'll need: Rainbow bubble gum tubes (I purchased mine at Sam's Club) Small container or pot (I used left over ice cream cups from the Target Dollar Spot and simply spray … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Treat Bags

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In case you missed my post on A Blissful Nest where I shared my DIY Valentine's Day treat bags for the little sweeties in your life I'm posting the tutorial for you here.  I love this DIY project because these little bags are not only easy to make, but you can customize them with your favorite color combination (with supplies you already have on hand) and sweets to add your Valentine's Day a little EXTRAORDINARY! Supplies: Small clear cellophane bags Variety of pattered and solid … [Read more...]

Decorative Glassine Bags

Decorative Glassine Bags

I shared this simple idea for decorating favor bags on A Blissful Nest, but in case you missed it I wanted to share it with you here.I love glassine bags.  They are one of my favorite party trends and I find myself using them often to add a little extra pizzaz.  These translucent white bags have a wax coating on the inside making them ideal for serving sweets or other sticky treats.With just a few extra minutes and supplies you can embellish these versatile bags to coordinate with your party or … [Read more...]

Smart Cookie Teacher Gifts

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School is just around the corner for us and my daughter will soon be meeting her kindergarten teacher at "Meet the Teacher" night.  She is so excited to find out who she will have as a teacher and to meet new friends from her class. I come from a family of educators so I know that simple and thoughtful tokens of appreciation can brighten a teacher's day and let's face it they definitely deserve it for all they do!  I wanted to make some small teacher gifts that we could take with us to "Meet … [Read more...]

O-fish-ally Ready for Kindergarten

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School supplies, check.  New "big girl" backpack and lunch box, check.  The perfect first day of school outfit, check.  We are "O-fish-ally" ready for kindergarten! Our school has a parade a few days before school starts and all the kids gather around the park to watch their teachers ride by with wild excitement for the new year.  Everyone makes signs to hold up for their teacher and hopefully meet some new kids that will be in their class.  When I saw these darling favors from Sprinkled with … [Read more...]