Get Ready for Christmas with this DIY Festive Bauble Piñata!

Get ready for Christmas with this DIY festive bauble piñata!

When it comes to Christmas Day activities, it’s fair to say that the adults in our household could just eat and chat from morning 'til night. After all, there’s a lot to catch up on when the whole gang gets together!

Get ready for Christmas with this DIY festive bauble piñata!

But now that our family is starting to expand with the next generation of littles, having something to keep the kids entertained has become much more of a focus than it was in years past.  Continue Reading

5 DIY Cinco De Mayo Decorations To Make This Weekend

5 DIY Cinco De Mayo ProjectsIt’s Fiesta Friday and we’re talkin’ decorations for the colorful holiday, Cinco De Mayo. You’ve got a weekend to prep and here are a few (cinco, to be exact!) projects to help you celebrate in a fantastically fringe-y way!      


diy paper honeycomb drink stirrers and garlandUse paper honeycombs to create this garland and these drink stirrers!DIY Cinco De Mayo Pinata

Use tissue boxes to create these colorful pinatas

diy party poppers Give your party guests these pinata poppers! 

diy papel picado garlands

Studio DIY really is the queen of Cinco De Mayo! Continue Reading

Make It: Spider Pinata DIY

halloween pinata diy

I feel like pinatas are the perfect Halloween decor item because they’re fun and festive and filled with candy – three staples of Halloween in my book. Yet, I’ve never seen them being used this time of year, until now.   

Halloween DIY

Jordan from Oh Happy Day and her crafty crew (which includes photographer Karen Cline, who took these awesome photos) will show you how to make your very own creepy, crawly spider pinata, right here. Continue Reading

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!)

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

Bake It: Cinco de Mayo Piñata Cookies

created at: 04/26/2012

Cinco de Mayo is next week (holy cow, how is it May already??) and these colorful, treat-filled piñata cookies are perfect for kicking off the festivities!   


If you can get your hands on a burro/piñata-shaped cookie cutter, all the better, but any larger animal-shaped one will do (or even a big star shape). After that, it’s all about having some fun with your colors and creating a hollow cookie “sandwich”. Sandra from SheKnows has the full scoop (and a sugar cookie recipe), so go check it out! Continue Reading