A Curious George Party

A few months before my daughter’s birthday party, I asked her what kind of theme she wanted. She was (and still is) obsessing over two characters: Barney and Curious George. However, no offense to Barney, but I cannot stand that purple dinosaur. So…Curious George it was. If you are a DIY type of person and […]

Toy Story Party

It all started with a party invitation designed in Photoshop… We decorated the house with drawings from Andy’s room as seen in 

Toy Story Cupcake Tree

My son is obsessed with Toy Story. Enough so that we had to do a Toy Story party for his 4th birthday. I’m saving the party planning details for a later blog post, but the cupcake tree I made deserves its own post. And here is a closeup of some of the aliens to give […]

Hello Kitty Card

I recently bought a Cuttlebug and wanted to experiment with embossing paper (click the card below to enlarge and see purple flower background). I didn’t realize how easy it is to emboss card stock. I’m addicted! I recently made this Hello Kitty card for a little birthday girl: This is an easy project for Hello […]

Party Favor Idea for All Ages – Personalized Water Bottles!

If you’re having trouble coming up with a party favor that would work for all ages and both boys and girls, consider personalized water bottles. For my daughter’s second birthday, I was having trouble coming up with a favor that would work for a variety of guests, ranging from toddler girls to high school boys, […]

Rescue Pack Goodie Bags (Go Diego Go! Theme)

What better way to send your guests home than with Diego’s Rescue Pack! Cutting the images out is a bit time consuming, but the end product is pretty adorable.

Make Your Own Customized Stickers – Great For Party Favors!

I wanted to personalize my son’s cupcake favors from his recent birthday party, so I decided to make customized stickers for the boxes. Here is the final product: Making the stickers was easier than I thought it would be!

Go Diego Go! Cake

My son wanted a Go Diego Go! party for his 3rd birthday. I thought about ordering a cake for him from our favorite Italian bakery, but then I was overcome with sticker shock when I got a price quote. So, I decided to try my hand at baking his cake myself. After searching online for […]