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DIY Wedding Table Numbers

There is so much fun to be had when handcrafting your wedding day – or helping out with a friends celebration! This month we have DIY wedding tutorials for paper lanterns, cupcake and wedding cake toppers, family seating signage and a gorgeous matching wedding invitation (coming next week) . . . all using the same delicate… Read more.

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Red Envelope

Printable Red Envelopes for Chinese New Year

In Chinese societies, a red envelope or red packet containing money is given during holidays or special occasions such as weddings, the birth of a baby or graduation. Its origin began over 2000 years ago when the elderly would thred coins onto red string to ward off evil spirits. As the printing press became popular the string… Read more.

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TasselTN

Make Pretty Tissue Tassels for Your Celebration

  I love these adorable tissue tassels. They are very versatile, perfect for a sophisticated New Year’s Eve soiree, a kids birthday party or a darling addition to a nursery. They are fluffy and fun and great to make as a last minute decor. That is if you have a Martha Stewart Crafts Fringe Cutter. … Read more.

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WishCardsTN

Wish Cards for Your New Year Celebrations

Here is a great way to add a little thought and fun to your New Year’s Eve celebration. This set of printable wish cards have prompts for your guests so they can add their wish, their goal, their word of the year and a space to add their own message. You can then have your… Read more.

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NYEBottleGlassTN

New Year’s Eve Beverage Labels & Glass Tags

These New Year’s Eve beverage labels are perfect to decorate for your party or to add to a bottle of bubbly for an end-of-year gift. There are printable glass tags to match were you can add the names of each party guests by opening the PDF in Adobe Acrobat or Reader, select the place holder… Read more.

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New Year Banner

Happy New Year Banner

Here is a printable “Happy New Year” banner for your 1920’s style party! This banner coordinates with the party hats and photo props. These are ready for you to download and print using the button at the end of the post. Since they are printed in black with a gold foil look, I like to… Read more.

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PartyHatsTN

New Year’s Eve Printable Party Hats

This year’s New Year’s Eve party hats are in a gorgeous 1920’s style. The black, gold and purple palette comes in both a paper cut headband as well as a printable version and the party hat comes in a vintage gold and black print. I did add a few fun rhinestones to both hats and… Read more.

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NYEPhotoPropsTN

New Year’s Eve Photo Props

Every year I post a set of New Year’s Eve printables. This is the fourth year (the first two on my prior blog). My daughter Emily and her wonderful boyfriend are always my models and it is quite fun to watch them grow up. This years set of photo props include both the printable files… Read more.

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2015CalendarTN

Printable 2015 Calendar

An end of year gift just for you! Here is the much awaited 2015 calendar for you to download and print. This calender is set up so that you can open the PDF in your Adobe Acrobat or Reader and add your own holidays, birthdays and events. Easy to personalize. I have included all of… Read more.

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Holiday Labels

Last Minute Food Gift Labels for the Holidays

My go-to for last minute Christmas and New Year’s gifts has always been gourmet treats or homemade goodies. This type of gift is always welcome and is a perfect pick for those who are not close friends or family. We designed this set of labels based on last year’s red and green traditional set, that… Read more.

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NewYearsRoundup

New Year’s Eve Roundup!

Happy (day before) New Year’s Eve everyone! To give you a fun summary of my printable and DIY New Year’s Eve party kit that I have been posting in small bites, here is a photo collage and the links to each project below. Wishing everyone a Happy New Year’s Eve. Ching Ching! ~ Lia PAPER… Read more.

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HappyNewYearCG

Printable Happy New Year Banner

You can’t have a party kit without a banner, right? I made a simple and elegant banner playing off the circle theme of this New Year’s Eve party, including the pretty plum and gold colors. Just download and print this banner onto card stock, trim, punch a hole at the top of each letter and… Read more.

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PhotoPropsCG

Printable Photo Props for Your Party

Add some extra fun to your New Year’s party by making these super easy these photo props! For these props I printed onto a card stock paper and trimmed. I then took my bbq bamboo skewers and covered them with different washi tapes to coordinate with each item. I even used a piece of washi… Read more.

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NewYearsEvePartyPrintablesTN

New Year’s Party Printables

To help you with your party planning, here are some New Year’s Eve food tags, flags and stickers. The food tags are set up for you to download onto your computer, open in Adobe Acrobat and add replace the holder text with your own food items. Simply print onto card stock, trim and you can… Read more.

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LabelsTagsCG

Champagne Labels and Personalized Glass Tags

Whether you are giving a bottle of champagne as a gift, or you want to add a splash of color at your party, these printable champagne labels are perfect. Just print onto a full sheet label paper, trim and add to your bottles. Another way to add some color to your New Year’s Eve party… Read more.

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PaperHatCG

Printable New Year’s Eve Party Hats!

Time to make paper New Year’s Eve hats in both cones and crowns! If you have been with me for a while you will know this is my third year to make these paper party toppers. This year I am extra fancy and added some crystal beads to the crown and strips of sequins to… Read more.

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NYEInviteLiner

Printable New Year’s Eve Party Invitation and Envelope Liner

For those of you who need a last minute New Year’s Party invitation and envelope liner. . . yes I am running late here. . . this is a fun mix of deco and modern adding a splash of purple. Just download the attached PDF onto your computer, open it in Adobe Acrobat and add… Read more.

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Gift Wrap Medallions

Paper Foil Medallions for Your New Year’s Celebration

Can you believe it is almost time to celebrate 2014? One of my favorite decorations for my New Year’s Eve parties are these super simple paper medallion stars made from foil gift wrap. They make a huge impact and you can create them large, huge or small. This little DIY project is a perfect one… Read more.

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PlumGiftWrapCG

Plum & Gold Gift Wrap for Your New Year’s Gifts

Okay, I have a little problem. . . I LOVE gift wrap, gift wrapping and all that goes with it. I almost love wrapping a gift as much as I like getting gifts. Okay, maybe not. I designed this set a while back but since it did not go with the whole chalkboard theme, decided… Read more.

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