DIY Easter Bunny Napkin Rings

Hello Giggles Galore readers! It’s Cathy from Party HarDIY again, and I'm here to share another colorful DIY! Since I’m always on the lookout for a simple way to add a pop of fun to my holiday tablescape, I decided to make something new this year- DIY Easter Bunny Napkin Rings! I wanted them to be simple and affordable, so I used basic craft supplies like wooden beads, cardstock, and those tiny scraps of felt that get left behind that I can’t seem to bring myself to throw away. Since it’s really … [Read more...]

DIY Leprechaun Trap House

In just a few short weeks those mischievous little Leprechauns will be on the hunt for gold.  Do your kids want to get a good look at one up close?  Then you are definitely going to need to create a colorful and shimmery DIY Leprechaun Trap House to lure those wee little leprechauns in. This St. Patrick's Day I teamed up with DecoArt to create a DIY Leprechaun Trap House that even the smartest little leprechauns won't be able to resist. Stop those pesky little leprechauns from … [Read more...]

15 Handmade Valentine Box Ideas for School

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and if you have school aged children you probably know all about creating the perfect Valentine box to collect the sweet notes and treats from their friends.  Do your kids want to have the most creative Valentine boxes in class?  Then look no further, here are 15 Handmade Valentine Box Ideas for School that will spark creativity and lots of love this Valentine's Day. These creative valentine boxes can be simple or as detailed as you … [Read more...]

How to Host a Holiday Cookie Exchange Party

Hosting a Holiday Cookie Exchange is one of the easiest ways to gather friends for an evening of sweets and fun. Not only does it give you a chance to spend time with your favorite people during this busy holiday season, but it also provides the added bonus of getting to try a bunch of different yummy cookie recipes.  After years of hosting our annual cookie swap, I decided to share my favorite tips to help you host an extraordinary holiday cookie exchange party of your … [Read more...]

How to Host a Holiday Gift Wrapping Party

The clock is ticking down and there are only 12 days until Christmas.  During the holidays there are so many things to do.  There are gifts to buy, parties to attend and presents to wrap.  Why not combine two of these for the ultimate way to catch up with friends and check things off your holiday to-do list and host a Holiday Gift Wrapping Party!     This holiday season turn a boring task into a fun holiday party with friends.  Stop wrapping presents … [Read more...]

Reindeer Games Holiday Class Party

When my oldest started kindergarten I couldn't wait to be the room mom to plan the class parties.  Fast forward 7 years and 3 kids later and I'm still loving my job as room mom.  This year I'm planning a Reindeer Games Holiday Class Party full of fun activities and themed treats. There is a reason Santa's reindeer are so popluar...they know how to have lots of fun. I've teamed up with Oriental Trading to show you how you can too with this festive reindeer themed party! When it … [Read more...]

Christmas Gift Wrapping Kit with Free Printable Gift Tags

Hello everyone, Julie here from Sprinkled with Paper. Today, I’m going to be sharing a fun Christmas gift wrapping kit with free printable gift tags, that's perfect for a teacher, neighbor or friend. When considering what to give to my kids' teachers this Christmas, I wanted to put together a gift that was not only adorable but also practical and would be much appreciated. I thought that a gift wrapping kit would be perfect! So, this year I'll be handing out wrapping paper kits that include … [Read more...]

Holiday Decor with Cricut Maker vs. Explore Air 2

As the holiday season approaches one of the things I get lots of questions about from readers is which Cricut machine to buy. Whether you are planning to hit up the Black Friday deals or hoping that Santa leaves one under the tree for you, I'm here to help you decide which machine is right for you. I have been a Cricut owner since 2010 and over the years I've crafted with each of their machines.  You are probably familiar with the two most recent machines, the Cricut Explore Air 2 and … [Read more...]

Colorful Easter Wreath

Spring has sprung, and this year the season starts with Easter. There are so many wonderful elements about Easter-- flowers, sunny skies, eggs, chicks and of course, chocolate! If I had to pick my favorite thing, it would be the colors of the season. I love bright colors and after a long gray winter, there’s nothing more refreshing. Hi Alison here, and today I’d like to share a colorful Easter wreath that is sure to brighten your spring. What You Will Need: Straw wreath form … [Read more...]

Bee Mine Valentine Tote Bag

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and with it comes clever messages and sweet treats. There are so many cute sayings for Valentines, like “You Rock,” “You Are So Berry Nice,” “Donut Go Breaking My Heart,” and “You’re the Bomb!”-- the list goes on. Hi, Alison here, and today I’m taking my love of flower making, plus pom-poms and putting a fun twist on “Bee Mine” with this DIY Valentine tote bag. It’s perfect for kids to collect their valentines in or a great gift for friends and … [Read more...]