Category Archives: favors

reindeer bag party favors

We’ve begun the holiday party planning at school this week. There’s nothing quite like 24 kids all ramped up on sugar and excitement to make for a happy holiday! In one of the kid’s classes we...

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...

printable doggie bags

Feasting season is upon us and with it my desire for easy comfort meals that can serve a crowd. Whether I am dishing up dinner for a huge holiday gathering or serving up a small weeknight...

paper trees advent countdown

Can you believe it is time to start thinking about advent already!?! In just a couple weeks the season will begin and the countdown will be on. These festive tree boxes are a fun way to...

why don’t we… say thanks

November is a great time of year to stop and say thanks. In the past I’ve dropped off flowers or soup to say a sweet thank you to important people in my life. This year I...

colorful candies & cocktails

With all the candy and sweets going around this season, I’ve found our aisles filled with yummy treats that are covered in not so awesome packaging. Whether it’s for a party, bringing treats to school, or sweetening...

color dyed wheat wreath

This fall we are warming up our mantel with a bright, festive wreath made with color dyed wheat. It’s a little bit fraggle rock, a little bit country, loads of fun, and a festive way to welcome...

monster favor bags

To go along with the monster donuts we all loved so much, these monster favor bags are a fun way to hand out candy (or a more healthy trail mix;) this year. They are just creepy enough...

swan costume headband + swan cake toppers

With Halloween coming in just a couple weeks, the need for cute dress-up ideas is high. We will have a couple more traditional costumes coming soon, but today I am happy to share this swan headband!...

blueberry + basil crumble

Last week, I found my perfect summer dinner party dessert. I have been searching for a recipe for a long time to serve when we have friends over that tastes amazing, is healthy, comes together easily,...

air plant favors

Air plants are one of my favorite kinds of plants. They don’t need soil, or much water (just a little spritz here and there) all the plants really need to live is water! That is my...

plastic animal stir sticks

Cups filled with ice and yummy drinks are a staple this time of year. To gussy ours up, I added swizzle sticks and ponies! The playful summer combo is quite refreshing. The animal stir sticks are...

spray painted ribbon wedding favors

Matt and I are sneaking out of town to celebrate our 11 year anniversary this weekend. In some ways I cannot believe it’s been 11 years already. Our wedding was one of my favorite days. Ever....

summer rocket crackers

The summer holidays are kicking off this weekend! What better way to welcome in a season of fireworks and barbecues than with a set of paper rocket crackers? The rockets can be made in minutes and...

printable thank you note stickers

Stickered thank you boxes are my newest obsession for saying a simple spring thanks! I love how the bright and simple text turns any small box into a wrapped gift of thankfulness. Stash a spa gift...

painted terracotta pots

Whether you’re celebrating earth week, Mother’s day, or planning out thank you gifts for the end of the year… these painted terracotta pots are a great way to craft a gift that will be treasured. Planted...

introducing the cupcake chip!

Every once in a while a light bulb goes off in my head… and something amazing is created. Something so awesome, it changes my life. Something like cupcake chips!!! A few weeks ago, I was baking...

anchors aweigh pinata

Anchors aweigh… It’s almost summer! I am feeling very excited and inspired for our warm season ahead. These paper anchor pinatas are a great way to kick off the festivities. Plus, if your house is anything...

confetti blower party horns

If there’s one party style I love, it is bright! I’ve learned over the years there is a fine line between bright fun, and overkill. This is why I’ve loved receiving this new launch of Crystal...

typography paper bags

In the midst of all the holiday fun, we had an extra special weekend celebrating the twins 5th birthday! With inches of snow falling, we were so happy to have a house packed out with preschool...

halloween treat boxes

Hand out candy in style this year! Whether you are handing it out at the front door, in the classroom, or at the office – these free printable treat boxes will give your ghouls something to...

no-sew felt favor bags

Creating favor bags out of felt is a great way to bring subtle texture to any party. The weightiness of felt makes it seem a bit more thought out than using paper alone, and since the...

tassle trim favor bags

I’ve been a bit obsessed with tassels lately. They are simple, bright, and can turn anything into a party in 2 minutes flat. These basic favor bags were in need of a splash, and now they...

easy apple juice favors

Creating fall favors for those times when you don’t want “creepy” and “crawly” is easy with a box of everyone’s favorite apple juice and a couple supplies. The result looks a bit like a pumpkin –...