Continuing the St. Patrick’s Day theme, I have designed a fun set of photo props and party decor just for you. For the props in these photos I used glitter card stock paper that I found in the scrap booking section of the craft store. I think I am oddly obsessed with glitter right now…. Read more.
The last few days I have been working on a photo shoot for a UK craft magazine. I designed and shot an article on gift wrap as well as this issue’s cover shot. Very exciting! It has been a fun project since gift wrapping is one of my passions. One of my props that I… Read more.
You all know how I love the chalkboard look, right? Inspired by this and the visual trend of crisp black and white mixed with old world charm I noticed when in Amsterdam this fall, I had an idea for a party look I wanted to create. This project started when I opened my 12-Months of… Read more.
Happy Monday my lovelies! Valentine’s Day is just a few days away and for those of you who would like to have special personalized valentine cards or stickers for your kids, you have landed on the right page! I have designed two sets this weekend, one showcasing the woodland friends, the bear, fox, squirrel and… Read more.
A few months ago I was invited with nine other bloggers to be on the 12 Months of Martha craft bloggers team and this is month number one! I received my box of goodies last week and found myself giddy like a teenage girl. The box was full of so many Valentine craft paper, stickers… Read more.
This white tissue garland is a spin-off of the very popular cocktail napkin poinsettia I shared this last Christmas season. This is an even simpler version that when attached to ribbon to create a garland makes a gorgeous backdrop. I can see this garland used for bridal showers, baby showers or a photo backdrop for… Read more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I love all of the delicate little pieces on my tree. . . the snowflakes, the feathers, the garland. . . but the give another texture and shape, I added these pinecone like paper balls to my paper decorated tree. As one reader pointed out, my paper tree ornaments are perfect for a child (or… Read more.
The rumor here in Portland is that it may snow tomorrow. What a perfect time to post the tutorial for the 3-D paper snowflakes, right? If it does not snow outside, at least it will be inside. This snowflake is not my invention, but this is my version after making many of these each year… Read more.
Hello everyone! I am back from the Netherlands, (see photos of my trip on the blog Facebook page) inspired and ready to continue on our handcrafted holiday theme. I have so many ideas popping that I wish I had time to do several a day. Sigh. Still just a tad still in jet lag, today… Read more.
Today I am going to share my ombre holiday trees. I am decorating my home this Christmas in golds, silvers and whites to create a woodland wonderland look and this is one of my projects. These trees are pretty simple to make and you may even use this as a family craft project. I love… Read more.
Earlier this week my friend Lisa over at Handcrafted Parties tossed me an idea. She knows that I am one of those. . . the gluten-free, dairy-free, trying for Paleo types, so was spot on that I would appreciate this project. For all of your upcoming parties, dinners and cookie trays you plan this season,… Read more.
All I need now is the Turkey, the rest of the fixings and five of you to come sit at my table! I will miss cooking Thanksgiving dinner this year since I will be off in Amsterdam, so to fill up on some of that Thanksgiving love, I designed a rustic luxe dinner table setting…. Read more.