10 Awesome & Budget-Friendly Gifts for Groomsmen

10 Budget-Friendly Groomsmen Gifts

I’ve gotta say, I feel a little bad for the groomsmen in a wedding. You want to say thanks for being here for us today, but there are so few ideas out there when compared to gifts for bridesmaids. Have no fear! Whether you’re a bride or groom shopping for the men in your wedding party, these 10 budget-friendly groomsmen gifts are sure to be appreciated. 

 Admittedly, I find it difficult to shop for men, so I enlisted the help of my boyfriend for opinions on what he’d like to receive if he were a groomsman. Continue Reading

21 Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Actually Use

21 Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Actually Use
Photo: Homey Oh My

I’m getting married in two months, so I’ve had wedding favors on the brain lately. There are so many options out there, but it’s difficult to please everyone. However, there are plenty of ideas out there that will not end up in the garbage. Here are 21 of my favorites that I’ve received in the post (or would love to get in the future!).   

 

21 Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Actually Use
Photo: 100 Layer Cake

1. Almost every human being I know uses olive oil, at least on occasion. Continue Reading

20 Things You Could Borrow (Not Buy) For Your Wedding

20 Things to Borrow Instead of Buy For Your Wedding

Weddings are expensive, and more often than not the things purchased for ceremonies and receptions are used only once. Borrowing some of the items needed for your wedding can help you cut costs. Here are twenty things (big and small) you can borrow instead of buy for your upcoming nuptials.   

 

1. Vases and Mason Jars

Table centerpieces can really be expensive, so send out an email to your friends and family asking to borrow vases, glasses, or mason jars. Continue Reading

Don’t Only Spend Mother’s Day with Your Kids – This DIY Get-Together with Besties is a Special Treat

How to: Host a Mother's Day workshop for friends

On Mother’s Day, it’s lovely to be the recipient of a nice gift or thoughtful activity from your child or partner. But why limit the awesomeness to a single morning? This Mother’s Day, we vote to celebrate not just once, but as much as you possibly can. To start, why not have all your nearest and dearest mama friends over for a fun workshop and tasty treats? It doesn’t have to be complicated or super fancy. Continue Reading

Make It: Print your Own New Year’s Photo Props

Printable Photo Props for New Year's

It’s almost time for New Year’s Eve parties and you wouldn’t want to be without a few good photos to celebrate the beginning of 2017. What does every fun photo need? Photo props! These fun printable photo props are perfect for bringing in the new year in front of any photo backdrop, and they’re quick and easy to print and assemble. 

 There are 8 different designs you can print and cut out to make your celebration special. Continue Reading

Make These! DIY New Year’s Eve Temporary Tattoo Party Favors

Download this free New Year's party favor printable and make your own temporary tattoos.

Can you believe it’s almost New Year’s Eve? If there was ever a new year to celebrate, it’s got to be this one. 2016 was rough all around (R.I.P to like, everyone), and while I’m not sure what 2017 has to bring, I know I’m ready to say “Bye, Felicia” to the past 365 days. Which means it’s time to party. So break out the champagne, put on your dancing shoes, and try out these charming temporary tattoos. Continue Reading

Celebrate a Fun New Year with a DIY Splatter Painted Photo Backdrop

DIY Splattered Paint Backdrop for New Year's Eve

With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, last-minute decorating ideas make putting together a party a whole lot easier. As someone who loves a good photo booth, I wanted to share a quick DIY splatter painted photo backdrop that’ll add a simple photo opp to any blank wall. 

 Using just paper and metallic paints, you can put together a backdrop in as little as 15 minutes. Plain construction paper splattered with silver and gold spray paint are layered on top of each other to create a backdrop that screams New Year’s Eve!  Continue Reading

These Red Shibori Placemats are Bold, Stylish and Easy to Make

DIY Red Shibori Placemats

Can you believe it’s already almost Christmas? Because Christmas is my favorite holiday, I always love to make new projects this time of year. These DIY red shibori placemats have been on my mind for a while, and I couldn’t wait to try the shibori dyeing technique with red instead of the traditional indigo to add a lot of color to a holiday table that can be used for Thanksgiving, Christmas and many gatherings after that. Continue Reading

An Ultimate Roundup: 101 Halloween Treats

From candied and cute, to savory and scary, to indulgently adult, Curbly has you covered this Halloween. That’s because we’ve rounded up no less than 101 treats to help you start the new bewitching year off on the right foot. And, no, there are no feet on the list. Well… maybe. Mua-ha-ha-ha….*cough-cough-cough*. 

 

Looking for DIY Halloween recipes? Treats, sweets, salty, drinks, filling, or fun? Okay, let’s get started. [Bucking convention, we’re going to start with the desserts (sweets) first. Continue Reading

10 Ideas For Ending The Summer In Style

The summer is coming to a close and we are working our way into autumn. With the end of summer, we say goodbye to bright colors, delicious fruits, and poolside fun. End the summer in style with one of these fun ideas! 

 

 

1. Create a fun pool party invitation with a pool float! via Let’s Mingle

10 Ideas For Ending The Summer In Style 
Photo:  Studio DIY

2. Serve up your beverages with these DIY beach ball drink stirrers! Continue Reading