DIY Wedding Hangover Kit

DIY Wedding Hangover Kit

Celebrating your upcoming wedding day with your best friends and family is an exciting affair. Whether you are all meeting in Las Vegas, having a night on the town, or hosting an elegant cocktail party, giving your guests their own hangover care kit is a fun and useful party favor. They will thank you the… 

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DIY Candy Gift Bags

DIY Candy Gift Bags for Kids

So, making candy gift bags for 100 children is more than a good dose of a sweet tooth. These frosted tin-tie bags add to the fun of the party as they give a soft hint as to the delightful treats that hide inside. Soft shadows of candy sticks, gum balls and sour sticks look beautiful… 

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Milestone Birthday Wine Labels

Milestone Birthday Wine Labels with personalized wine bottle labels from Evermine {www.evermine.com}

If you’re anything like me, when a friend’s birthday comes around, you’re always excited about finding the perfect gift. However, milestone birthdays are a whole different beast. They are one of those occasions in life where people often take a moment and think Woah, look how far I’ve come! So, as far as birthday gifts… 

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Simple Gift: Individual Lemonade Packets

Simple Gift: Individual Lemonade Packets

Lemonade stands are a big part of my best childhood memories. This summer, why not make your Lemonade Stand STAND OUT! To say ‘thank you’ to customers, simply give them a longer lasting taste of lemonade with these individually packaged lemonade packets. These little packets are not only awesome to make, but even more ‘cool’… 

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Spa in a Jar

Spa in a Jar

A Spa in a Jar is a wonderful gift for someone who could use some pampering. For this gift set I choose an uplifting and healing scent combination: eucalyptus / mint. You can create this whole set in a few hours and customize it to have just about any scent you can think of. I… 

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Lovely Gift Packaging For Handmade Eye Pillows

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I’ve been making my own aromatherapy eye pillows inspired by my favorite felines over the past month, and they’ve been the perfect spring sewing project. I especially love working with the fragrant scents of lavender, chamomile and lemon balm. The combination smells SO good. I invite fellow crafters to visit my blog, Adventures In Making,… 

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Smarties Diploma Graduation Favors

DIY Smartie Diplomas

I am proud to announce that my step-son, Joshua, will be graduating middle school this year. You know what that means? He will be a high schooler soon! Where has the time gone? I thought up this cute idea for Smarties Diploma Graduation Favors while I was out and about shopping for a girlfriend’s graduation… 

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Circus Animal-Topped Mason Jars

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Come one, come all! It’s a circus-themed party and you’re invited. Join us for a birthday celebration and try the kettle corn and animal crackers if you dare. You will have to pass by the mighty beasts that grace and prowl the circus: lions, elephants, giraffes, gorillas, camels…and a moose? Sorry, that one was just… 

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3 Simple DIY Graduation Gift Ideas

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A girlfriend of mine is graduating from Oregon State University in June. She’s having a little backyard party after the ceremony, so I decided to throw together some gifts, including these three simple DIY graduation gift ideas, for her and her fellow graduates. I was able to find everything I needed at the Dollar Tree:… 

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5 Ideas for your Beach Wedding Welcome Basket

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If you’re planning your wedding by the beach, you may want to put together a simple welcome basket for your guests; something you can leave in their hotel room upon arrival to let them know you’re thankful they could make the trip. Fortunately, a beach-themed welcome basket doesn’t need to be expensive or complicated to… 

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