Make These: Surprise Easter Egg Bath Bombs!

How to make homemade bath bombs using plastic eggs as molds

DIY Bath Bombs - these come with a little something extra!

What sounds better: Soaking in a hot, bubbly bath? Or eating chocolate out of a plastic egg that used to be sitting in your backyard? Yeah, we thought so. These Easter eggs definitely have the better treat inside – DIY homemade bath bombs! Bath bombs are easy enough to pick up at the mall, but are much more affordable to make at home. Plus these Easter egg bath bombs come with a little surprise chick inside. Continue Reading

10 DIY Party Favors That Will Guarantee Your Guests A Good Time

10 DIY Party Favors

What’s more fun than throwing a party? Sending guests home with uniquely awesome favors, that’s what. Here are ten party favors ranging from colorful to simple to brilliant to amazing and you can make them yourself!      

 

DIY confetti throwers

1. DIY Confetti Throwers via Oh Happy Day 

DIY animal favor boxes

2. DIY Animal Favor Boxes via Hello Bee 

3. Mini Paper Party Bags via You Are My Fave 

drawn bags as party favors

4. Drawn Favor Bags via A Fabulous Fete 

Geometric Party Favors

5. Geometric Favor Boxes via Ruffled 

Succulent party favors

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Roundup: 7 Mini DIY Piñata Ideas for Cinco de Mayo!

created at: 05/01/2012

Cinco de Mayo is this weekend and if you’re looking to add a little extra pizzazz to the party, here are seven mini piñatas to make, give, or decorate the town with!   

 

1. AlphaMom shows you how to make not one but TWO adorable treat-filled piñatas: a sombrero and a tiny burro! She includes a free printable template for the burro, too. (Nice!)

created at: 05/01/2012

2. Save those tissue boxes, people! They make perfect cubed piñatas (and already have a spot for candy and treats). Continue Reading

Make It: A Simple and Charming DIY Centerpiece Idea!

created at: 08/01/2011

For your next shindig, keep things simple and sweet (and as budget-friendly as possible) with this DIY centerpiece idea!  

Amanda Rydell, the designer behind My Little Dear, shared this easy centerpiece idea on Bump Smitten recently.  As her friend’s designated baby shower planner, Amanda needed something that wouldn’t break the bank, but still had loads of style and charm.  Her clever solution?  Cover used cans and food containers with pretty paper!  She didn’t stop there, though.   Continue Reading

DIY Terrarium Magnets: Make Your Own Tiny Vertical Garden!

created at: 05/02/2011

Oh my goodness.  This may be one of the coolest DIY terrarium / vertical garden / house plant projects I’ve ever seen.  I don’t know about you, but the thought of making my own tiny magnetic vertical garden is enough to make me want to cover every surface in my house in a magnetic material (or, at the very least, have one giant magnetic wall)!    

These mini garden tins were created by the clever folks at Ruffled for use as wedding favors.   Continue Reading