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Quick & Easy Easter Favor: Peep Skewers

A simple Easter gift idea using Peeps!

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Spring is here and Easter is right around the corner! I love coming up with simple, fun ways to celebrate the season and this year I decided to make these colorful Peep Skewers to give to my friends and family. I absolutely LOVE bright colors and making these candy favors was just what I needed to get me excited for spring. Peep Skewers Supplies: • Peeps® marshmallow candies (1 package of each color) • Bamboo skewers • Cellophane Bags • Ribbon • Custom favor tags from … [Read more...]

Wedding Favor Idea: Tea Blends

With three of our favorite tea flavor combinations.

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If you and your spouse-to-be are aficionados of the tea leaf, you may want to consider gifting a hand-blend featuring both your favorite tea flavors as favors for your wedding guests. When it comes to tea, there are endless possibilities for combining tea leaves with flowers, herbs and spices (for a comprehensive list, see Jeanne's post on tea favor bags), and we've listed three of our favorites: 1. Loose Green Tea Leaves with a Pinch of Dried Ginger This combination is surprisingly … [Read more...]

DIY Easter Gift Bags

We love this tutorial for a colorful hand-doodled Easter gift.

How to make DIY Easter gift bags for your friends and family

I love celebrating holidays and getting inspired to make something new each year. For Easter this year, I decided to make gift bags decorated with my own art doodles. I plan to fill them up with candy and strategically (and secretly) leave them for my friends and family to find. I hope these little surprises will brighten their day! Easter Gift Bags Supplies: • Muslin gift bags (I ordered mine online from Celestial Gifts on Etsy) • Fabric markers • Personalized favor … [Read more...]

6 Tips for Hosting an Easter Gathering

Ideas for an Easter dinner + egg hunt.

6 Tips for Hosting an Easter Gathering

We love any excuse to host a gathering with friends and family, and Easter is no exception. It can be hard to come up with ideas, though, so we thought it would be fun to share a few fun elements we’ve put together at Evermine for an Easter dinner + Easter egg hunt extravaganza! Hopefully our ideas will be helpful for you if you happen to be hosting a party and you’re looking for inspiration. 1. Pick a theme: “Easter” is a theme in itself, but because some of us at Evermine happen … [Read more...]

Bedikas Chometz Kit

A DIY favor idea for Passover.

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Pesach (Passover) brings so many childhood memories of late night Seders, friends and family, and of course the wonderful flavors that go along with this Holiday, celebrated this year on April 14 - 22. One of the many components to Pesach is the initial search for “Chometz” (leavened bread) once the house has been cleaned thoroughly to make sure there are no leavened particles in the house (always a big job with little kids running around!). These D.I.Y Chometz Kits are great favors … [Read more...]

Enter to Win!

Share your clever spring wedding favor ideas.

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Spring wedding favor ideas featured: Sarah's Bulb favors, Rachel's Seed Bomb favors, and Stephanie's For the Love Bird tossables. This spring, Evermine is looking for great ideas from YOU, our inspired readers, for wedding favors that are perfect for a spring wedding. If you have an idea you’d like to share as a blog post, and you want to showcase it with Evermine’s personalized tags, labels, coasters, cards and more, we want to know! Just e-mail your idea to Lindsay at … [Read more...]

Wildflower Seed Favors

The perfect favor idea for springtime gatherings.

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What better way to head into spring than by hosting a flower arranging class! There is something so soothing, nurturing and creative about experimenting with the many colors of blossoms, petals, stems, and foliage. To me, it is like a blank canvas, awaiting the rich and vibrant hues and textures, ultimately making a masterpiece. In connection to this flower arranging workshop, I will utilize this opportunity to share thoughts about “Nurturing From Within” and “Blossoming from the … [Read more...]

DIY Painted Wooden Spoons

A cute and simple craft idea for bridal shower favors!

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I found this cute idea from The Gilded Hare, and I’ve been dying to try it for a special occasion. My friends Ana and Theo are getting married in spring, and I’m providing the bridal shower favors to thank everyone for celebrating the bride! What You Need: Assorted Wooden Spoons Painters Tape Spray Paint Food-Safe Clear Sealant (I used Bull's Eye Shellac) Method: Decide on your design. For Ana’s bridal shower, I wanted to use something that fit well with their … [Read more...]

Anniversary Chocolate Bar Favors

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There's no better way to celebrate a 16 year anniversary than with chocolate! My husband and I celebrated our 16th anniversary and these were the decadent favors for our guests. The chocolate I used was none other than a slab of Scharffen Berger wrapped in paper and then adorned with a label that resembles the softness of wedding decor. A soft peach hue and white lace makes the finishing touch on these bars, so perfect and personal. The ribbon of hearts on the sides of the chocolate … [Read more...]

DIY Sharpie Mugs

$1 wedding favor idea!

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When I found this craft on Living Well Spending Less, I was insatiable! The idea of doodling fully personalized tableware is sublime. In fact, our friend Ana was over and sipping from a graphically pretty cup with doodles by yours truly, and she insisted that Denise and I hand-draw designs on mugs as favors for her wedding later in spring. What You Need: Oil-Based Sharpie Paint Markers Mugs - they need to be microwave and dishwasher safe to ensure they will withstand the … [Read more...]