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New Year’s Eve Party Favors: Midnight Kisses

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The perfect New Year's Eve party calls for the perfect favors. These Midnight Kiss party favors are both clever and fun to make. Pass them out to all your guests as you count down to midnight! Midnight Kiss Party Favors Supplies Needed: • Cardboard tubes • Tissue paper • Ribbon • Custom rectangle labels • Chocolate kisses Wrap each toilet paper tube in tissue paper and secure with tape. Gather one end and tie closed with ribbon. Fill the tube with chocolate kisses and … [Read more...]

New Year’s Eve Party Printables

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Ring in the New Year with these festive party printables from Evermine.com! New Year's Eve is the perfect time to reflect on the passing year, while looking forward to a fresh start. Spend your last night of 2013 with family, friends and champagne. Here are some fun party printables to make your night all the more memorable. Print out these fun party hats to wear at the party! Add your own ribbon to the top of each hat. Don't forget to add ribbon or string on each side for easy … [Read more...]

Quick Gift Idea: Drawstring Gift Bags

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Giving gifts is always fun for me. I feel that it's the thought and details that go into that special moment, that truly make that gift extra meaningful. Here is a very easy way to give a gift! I used these soft cotton bags with a drawstring closure and the cutest personalized pinback button and gift tag to take gift giving to the next level. I love that the bag and pin can be used again, making great memories last even longer. The drawstring gift bag fits all kinds of treats and … [Read more...]

Winter Sleepover Party Favors

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Ok. So aren't some of your best memories as a child, the fun sleepovers you had? Those late nights, the chatter, the friendships that blossomed and yes… the bags under the eyes! It was all part of the fun, so why not create a winter sleepover party for the kids. Here I have planned a very cozy winter sleepover with hot cocoa and marshmallows, personalized with 'denim' looking labels and gift tags. These packages are kid friendly and will really hit the spot for that cup of warmth in the … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Style Clasp Favor Boxes

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Guess what? My Own Labels clasp boxes are now available in the color Kraft! I'm in love with our new kraft clasp boxes and its been exciting coming up with fun ways to style them for different occasions. There are so many things you can do with our clasp favor boxes and here are 5 simple ways to dress them up to get you started. 1. Mini Pom Pom Make a mini tissue pom pom in any color to match or compliment your personalized labels to instantly add some character. See this tutorial on … [Read more...]

Handmade Confetti Launchers

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My coworker Ruth and her husband decided to renew their vows to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary. Friends and family gathered in their expansive backyard. Everything was beautifully decorated in the original colors of their wedding! My contribution to the party was to make confetti launchers to rain on them after they repeat the vows they said forty-five years ago. Supplies Needed: I found this idea on Piikeastreet.com • Craft tubes in assorted colors* • Scissors • … [Read more...]

Photo Dots

A fun way to decorate your drink glasses!

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(Used in this project: Small Circle Vinyl Labels in Custom and Vida styles.) Celebrate simply and with a lot of class, using little dot labels with a photo of the person-(or people)-of-the-hour. Put a photo of the special people on a small circle label, and use it to decorate champagne glasses or any number of other surfaces. Be sure to select vinyl labels, because they are easily removed from glass and metal, and can be used again. Choose a high-resolution, high quality photo of the … [Read more...]

Simple Gifts: New Year Horns

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Blow out the old year and blow in the new! I found these noise horns at the Dollar Store, and personalized them with oval tags. I can't wait to hand them out at my annual New Year's Eve party. Just too simple for words and it makes a very LOUD statement. You Will Need: • Noisemakers - you can get them online or at your local Dollar store • Oval tags (I used boxicle style, color purple) Guidelines for Simple Gifts: • Plan ahead. Think about and decide what you want to do well … [Read more...]