Mini DIY Succulent Pumpkin Place Cards

The little details are key to creating memorable events.  Whether you are hosting a Fall Dinner party or in charge of Thanksgiving for your entire family, place cards are a guaranteed way to make your guest feel special.  I am a big believer in place cards, even at a simple dinner party with friends.  Not only do I think that it helps guest feel extra special, it takes the pressure off of everyone trying to figure out where to sit.  Mini DIY succulent pumpkin place cards are … [Read more...]

8 Tips for a Stress-Free Fall Dinner Party

As the weather starts to cool off and the leaves begin to change, it's a sure sign that the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is just around the corner.  Fall always inspires me to enjoy the bounty of the season and puts me in the mood for a party!  Whether it's a kid-friendly Halloween party, a fall inspired coffee date with girlfriends or an intimate dinner party, nothing beats celebrating with your favorite people.  This year I'm spicing up our fall calendar and … [Read more...]

DIY Confetti Favors with Fancy Foils

I am all about parties and celebrating life. So, naturally, when I saw the new Foil-Mates™ designs from Thermoweb I just couldn’t pass up an opportunity to create a fun party idea to share with  you today.  Inspired by the confetti design in the new Gina K. Designs FOIL-MATES™ Backgrounds WHERE'S THE PARTY? package I thought it would be fun to create these colorful DIY Confetti Favors with Fancy Foils.   To be completely honest I have a love hate … [Read more...]

Halloween Monster Party Cups

When it comes to Halloween do you want creepy or cute?  There is nothing creepy about these cute Halloween Monster Party Cups that can double as place cards and party favors.  Whether you are planning a simple Halloween family dinner or a play date party for your kids, these cute cups are sure to make your little monsters squeal with delight! I love using common items I always have on hand to create one-of-a-kind ideas that can easily transform a party from ordinary to … [Read more...]

Glow in the Dark Slime

I originally shared this post on Name Bubble, but if you are anything like me you might be looking for a last minute Halloween craft of classroom treat.  This easy homemade Glow in the Dark Slime recipe will have your kids squealing with delight as they squish and play with this slimy goo. If your kids are anything like mine this slime is likely to provide hours of  entertainment just like Playdoh (which I hate to admit I rarely let them play with because I hate the mess...I know I'm a terrible … [Read more...]

Washi Tape Sparklers

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

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...]

Cow Print Milk Bottles

If you have been following Giggles Galore for a while you know how much I love my Starbucks frappuccino bottles.  I don't actually drink Starbucks, but I have persuaded my friends and family members that do to save them so I can use them for parties, I adore those cute little bottles!  That's exactly why I decided to transform them for our Barnyard Buddies Brunch! Several years ago I had a Barnyard Bash for my twin's 2nd birthday and I made these cow print milk bottles for party favors.  When … [Read more...]