Category Archives: New Years

How to make holiday pies awesome!

With the holidays upon us there are so many chances for sharing sweets and treats. Cakes, cookies, and my favorite pies are great to serve guests this time of year. Make someone’s day, bring by a...

Disco ball headband

With holiday parties and New Years Eve almost here, why wait for the disco ball to come to you? With this disco ball headband you can be one the one bringing the sparkle to the party!...

the most sophisticated paper bag

Planning our holiday party is such a thrill for me. Making the night amazing, yet simple, and without all the cheese is a challenge I love to tackle. This is especially true for a more grown...

golden glitter star cake toppers

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you are having a gorgeous day filled with turkey, family and love. For those who are checking in today I have a fun DIY that is perfect for a last minute celebration...

painted block candleholders kit

I am super excited to announce the collaboration A Subtle Revelry is doing this holiday season with Brit to make our DIYing even easier! I designed this painted block candleholders kit that will make the table beautiful...

glitter ice cubes

After yesterday’s glitter crafting party, I have one more sparkly thing to share – glitter ice cubes! They might be my favorite new party element for always and forever! We served sparkling champagne and sparkling water...

black tie sprinkle cake

I hope you had the merriest Christmas, filled with everything sweet and nice. We are having a really fun vacation, but also looking forward to hosting our NYE party back at home next week. In case...

new year’s eve party hacks

Every year I’ve wanted to throw a Christmas party, but my ideals always get lost in the midst of the twins birthday, cookie making, and present buying – so this year we’ve decided to throw a...

how to take great photos under holiday lights

Tis’ the season for parties, twinkling white lights, disco balls, and snap… snap… snap… photos everywhere! Make sure the photos you take, and the ones you are in this season, come out looking splendid and bright;...

The Perfect Confetti Garland

Happy New Years Eve! We have had a wonderful holiday week away, and I am excited to be back today and cannot wait for the new blogging year. Before we ring out the old tonight, I...

Cotton Ball Wreath

I hope your Christmas decor was well loved and enjoyed this week. If you happen to be in need of a little something more for the coming New Years celebration – this wreath made out of cotton balls...

Miniature Disco Balls

I hope you are having a great week prepping for Christmas. We are excited to celebrate the holiday next week with our family and I’m also looking forward to ringing in New Year at home. I...

Hot Glue Glass Markers + A Giveaway

Tis’ the season for parties, friends and drinks. Here’s a crazy simple last minute idea to mark all those wine glasses you will be serving up over the next couple weeks. Use a hot glue gun...

After Christmas Traditions

I am excited to announce that I am collaborating with Rachel from Handmade Charlotte to do a grouping of kid friendly DIY projects for her site. My first one is up today and is a dear...

Metallic Streamer Dessert Toppers

There are still many festive holiday projects coming up, but today it is pouring out and I am home sick with my daughter. It’s a day in need of sparkle, so I thought I would give...

Layered Crepe Paper Instillation

I’ve found the easiest way to make a beautiful centerpiece or back drop for a party – layer crepe paper streamers! They are affordable, plus a huge installment can be put together no matter your crafting...

Painted Polkadot Balloons

Two things we can’t get enough of in our house are polka dots and balloons. Bring these two loves together and create festive polka dot balloons for New Years. The painted balloons are great for getting...

Temporary Confetti Dot Glasses

The holidays are littered with special occasions fit for big doses of bling and celebration. Use this simple project to bring it, wash it off, and still be able to use your glasses come January. I...

wintry indoor picnic

Warm weather is still a ways off, but the winter chill will not keep us from having a picnic. We just need to find shelter first! To set the mood we designed a plaid patterned invitation...

applewood cake stands

Handcrafted applewood cake plates are the perfect addition for wintry desserts. They easy to make and use only three supplies: applewood, a pretty thrifted plate, and Gorilla glue. The wooden stands will look as if they...

geometric wood garland

I am seeing geometric shapes popping up everywhere and I might be obsessed. After the holidays, I really love using natural textures like wood, to bring in the freshness of the new season. After all of the...

winter wishes for you

As the reality of a new year sets in, grey skies hover above and resolutions are found abandoned, it can be difficult to not get discouraged. Celebrate life’s little accomplishments and receive a quick witted word...

miniature disco balls

A handful of miniature disco balls are glitzy accents that will quickly brighten up a wedding and are the perfect project for your New Year’s Eve celebration. Use them to top favors, scatter around the bar,...

DIY confetti system

The sparkly and metallic confetti system made a fabulous impact this year, even taking over J.Crew’s winter window display. Loving how pretty they looked hanging in the windows, I imagine them to be the perfect dose...