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Fourth of July


Printable Banners for Your Vintage Fourth Of July Party

I am up here in Salt Lake City today working on some fabulous Cricut projects that I will be sharing soon. Since we do have a big holiday this Friday in the US, I thought I would share another fun printable for your Fourth of July event. These vintage banners are ready to download and… Read more.


Food Lover Friday: Old Fashioned Carmel Corn in Fourth of July Paper Cones

What makes this caramel corn recipe extra special is the adorable vintage packaging. The recipe is old fashioned tasty like Crackers Jacks, and will be a hit with your guests. I love putting my popcorn or caramel corn into pretty paper cones for any party and event. These cones make a serving easy to hold… Read more.


Food Lover Friday: Gluten-Free Strawberry Shortcake

This fruit filled summer dessert definitely sparks memories of childhood. I love a good biscuit or English scone and strawberry shortcake is right there with them. But how do you make a fluffy version that is gluten-free and does not resemble a hockey puck in both weight and taste? This is the question. With a… Read more.


Make a Few Paper Stars For Fourth of July Decor

I am going to bring you another oldie but goodie and show you how to make these fun and festive paper stars. These stars are perfect for your Fourth of July decor and you can make them with your kids to create a garland or to hang in your window. You may recognize the spiral… Read more.

Fourth of July Roundup

Top 10 Vintage Fourth of July DIYs and Printables

I have been very busy this last month preparing Fourth of July printables, tutorials and ideas for you. . . and for my big family celebration as well. Thanks again Lisa Frank for your crafty contributions for this vintage style holiday. Here is a photo roundup of all of the printables and DIY projects for… Read more.

DIY Starry Lights

Starry Lights for Starry Nights

Here is a quick and easy way to take a strand of Holiday lights and dress them up perfectly for your outdoor entertaining. I made these for our family Fourth of July party but I can see them staying up all summer for outdoor events. Just use this star punch to make gold and silver… Read more.


Printable Vintage Flags for Your Fourth of July Celebration

For those of you who need a great looking last minute flag, you have come to the right place. This printable vintage flag comes in two sizes (3×1.5 inches and 6.5×3.5 inches) and coordinates with the Vintage Fourth of July party kit. The faded colors and pale craft background give them a vintage look. Just… Read more.

Patriotic Paper Pinwheels

Printable Patriotic Paper Pinwheels

A few of you have requested a printable version of the paper pinwheels that were used for the Vintage Fourth of July celebration. . . so here they are. I made a few changes in my tutorial like using the method of a push pin and pencil to allow the pinwheel to spin. Remember making… Read more.

DIY Potato Chip Bags

How to Make Kraft Paper Snack Bags for Your Summer Parties

Another fun tutorial I wanted to share from the Vintage Fourth of July Celebration post is how to make these adorable potato chip bags with kraft paper. There is something that kids love about having their food set up so they can pick it up and hold it  with their little fingers, and it is… Read more.

DIY Felt Strawberries

Felt Strawberries for You to Make

I just can’t get enough of felt lately! Party planner, Lisa Frank made these felt strawberries to decorate the table of our Vintage Fourth of July Party and I knew then it was something I needed to share the tutorial with you. Lisa was inspired by the paper version of this strawberry from paper scrapz… Read more.

Fourth of July Party

A DIY Vintage Fourth of July Celebration

A huge thanks to Courtney at Pizzazzerie for debuting our very first big party shoot yesterday. This party was planned and crafted by Lisa Frank and yours truly. A lot of work and a lot of fun! Take a look at the photos, get inspired to celebrate this Fourth of July. . . and I… Read more.

DIY Pinwheel

DIY Felt Pinwheels

Aren’t these pinwheels just too cute? I love them in felt as they can be used multiple times for several parties. We are all about recycling, right? Today Lisa Frank shows us how to make these adorable felt pinwheels. You can use this same technique with paper and these pinwheels can be made with one… Read more.

DIY Windsocks

Handmade Windsocks!

As I mentioned Friday, I have been working with party planner, Lisa Frank to create a fabulous vintage style Fourth of July party to include the printable kit, tutorials and inspiration just for you guys. In case you missed it you can get the freebie invitation + envelope liner and sparkle & shine matchbox labels… Read more.

Upcycled Basket

Upcycled Grocery Bag Fruit Basket

Happy Monday! I created this tutorial for the grocery bag basket over a year ago for another blog and since it is still one of my favorites I would like to share it here as well. I am still using my little baskets for photo props and to collect cards and paper clips on my… Read more.


Printable Matchbox Labels for Your Fourth of July Party

Today I am sharing some adorable matchbox printables for your Fourth of July celebration. This is also a sneak peek of the whole printable kit and that was designed for a vintage style party. I will be sharing photos of this party along with some of the craft tutorials by party planner, Lisa Frank in… Read more.

Vintage Fourth of July Invite

Vintage Fourth of July Party Invitation and Envelope Liner

To finish out the first week of June, I have decided to include the printable invitation and envelope liner for the Vintage Fourth of July event that party planner Lisa Frank and I recently created and photographed just for you. This party will be featured on one of my favorite party sites, Pizzazzerie this upcoming… Read more.