Colorful Trick or Treat Yo’ Self Candy Cart

When it comes to Halloween you can never have too much candy.  A Colorful Trick or Treat Yo' Self Candy Cart is the perfect way to pass out Halloween candy!   Whether you are looking for a unique idea to pass out Halloween candy or you want to host a simple play date for your kids, this Colorful Trick or Treat Yo' Self Candy Cart is a fun way to celebrate Halloween.  I love Halloween and hosting parties all month long, so I'm always looking for fun and unique ways to … [Read more...]

DIY Football Banner

It's officially college football season, and we could not be more excited!! I recently shared our breakfast tailgate party on my blog, and I’ve had several comments about my diy tailgate banner. It was so easy to make, and I loved it so much, I decided to keep it and reuse it throughout the football season. I’m not a huge fan of paper crafting, so if I can cut out a paper cutting and crafting step, I absolutely will! This banner was cut from PhotoPlay Paper, but the text was made with Iron … [Read more...]

Back to School Picture Holder

Back to school is fast approaching for us, and I always try to get first day of school pictures of each of my boys before I send them off. Sometimes I’m really prepared and have a printable sign for them to hold...other times, I quickly snap a pic with my cell phone and hope for the best. But, then I have mom guilt and feel bad because there isn’t a whole lot of fanfare and hoopla about their first day of school.  No matter which type of photo I get they will look great displayed on this … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Cupid’s Arrow Pins

Love is in the air! It's Cathy from Party HarDIY here again with another fun holiday-themed DIY! Valentine’s Day is coming soon, and that means lots of chocolates, hearts, and love notes to be spread around. How about wearing your heart on your “sleeve” and making these Cupid’s arrow pins for your loved ones? They’re so fun to make that you can whip up a whole batch of them for a class party or for coworkers. I think they’d be super fun as a hair clip too! Best of all, they’ll show everyone how … [Read more...]

Easy Entertaining Tips for A Winning Game Day Party

Every year the first Sunday in February millions of people tune in to watch the Super Bowl. It's become an unofficial holiday in the United States and is a day when families and friends gather together to watch football, hilarious commercials and epic halftime shows.  Whether your favorite team made it to the Big Game or not, or you are just tuning in for the commercials, you'll score big with these tips for easy entertaining and a winning game day party! I'm a big fan of both … [Read more...]

Easy Colorful Thanksgiving Place Cards

Happy November, friends!  It's Cathy from Party HarDIY here with a fun new project just in time for the holidays! With only a few more weeks until Thanksgiving, we are getting B-U-S-Y with all the preparations. Since this holiday is all about the food, it's important to get your table setting just right. You want your place cards to be as affordable as possible. Oh, and easy too! That's why I've created 3 adorable ways to transform your ho-hum placecards into something you're … [Read more...]

Polar Post Christmas Tree – Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

One of the most wondrous things about Christmastime is that irresistible sense of anticipation and excitement that permeates the season. Advent calendars count down the days, twinkling lights make the neighborhood more and more festive, and brightly wrapped presents begin appearing, as if by magic, under the tree. Once again I'm participating in the Michaels Dream Tree Challenge and this years tree pays homage to that glorious Christmas season tradition and anticipation that accompanies … [Read more...]

Colorful Painted Feather Thanksgiving Place Cards

When you love to entertain you usually get put in charge of hosting major holidays like Thanksgiving. I have been hosting Thanksgiving at my house, for both sides of our families, for the past several years.  I love having our home filled with family, laughter and good food...but I'll be honest my favorite part of hosting Thanksgiving is decorating the table.  I've started working on the kids table, and I'm almost certain everyone is going to want a seat at this colorful Thanksgiving … [Read more...]

Striped Happy Halloween Sign

Everyone, get ready... It's almost Halloween! I can hardly contain my excitement, since Halloween is one of my FAVORITE holidays. It has parties, dressing up, and tons of decorations. Oh, and FREE CANDY. What could be better?! In order to show off my love for Halloween (and puns), I created this super cute Striped Happy Halloween sign to place on my entry table. It's quick and easy to make, and you can personalize it to say anything you want! You will need: 9 x 12 Canvas (similar … [Read more...]

DIY Donut Plates

Rise and shine it's donut time!  You may have noticed that all week long we are celebrating National Doughnut Day, which is this Friday June 2, with 10 of our favorite party and lifestyle bloggers.  We are bringing you crafts, parties and recipes everyday! Today I am super excited to share my DIY Donut Plates to help you celebrate and enjoy your donuts on National Doughnut Day!   Before we dive into this super simple tutorial I have to know do you spell "donut" or … [Read more...]