Category Archives: New Years

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...

New Years Countdown

This season I had the pleasure of joining Liz on her festive blognog series. I shared a sweet Christmas countdown with easy DIY instructions. Although Advent is almost over, I thought it would be a fun...

Newsprint tree

There is a family down the street who leaves their fake Christmas tree up all year long! Incase you decide to leave yours up for the week of New Years or even for the next 51...

Homemade macaroons

In an effort to encourage celebrating simply, my third styled Christmas design is filled with tiny hints of simplicity. Easy details you could incorporate to create a relaxed holiday with a little added sparkle! For instance...

Typography etch wine glasses diy

A tutorial on how to temporarily make your wine glasses speak! In this etch wine glasses diy we use typography for a festive party statement. Because they are fabulous, easy to make, basically free and will give...