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We recently created this red, white and blue party using the Cricut Explore™ and so many of the projects would be perfect for the 4th of July! This “star” party could be used for celebrating your sports star, rock star or classroom super star! Just change up the colors of cardstock you cut to create your […]

Cricut Explore Giveaway + Party Collection…

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Happy Monday! You may have noticed that I haven’t been doing our series Cupcake Mondays lately, but after spotting these Fruity Summer Cupcakes by Trophy Cupcakes on Oh Joy!, I’m thinking it’s time to bring it back! Do you miss it?  Oh so darling, right? The cupcakes are inspired by Joy’s new party collection at Target, which […]

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I am so excited to share this party with you today! My lovely friend, Kate Landers styles the most amazing parties and of course, her son, Noah’s 2nd birthday turned out absolutely beautiful. Kate’s attention to detail and the ability to find the most talented vendors makes her events shine. From Kate… When my little […]

Noah's Ark Birthday Party…

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Eat more dessert? Absolutely, I’d love to! Such a great name for our friend, Jenny’s new book that is all about creating gorgeous dessert tables! I have been following Jenny’s work after discovering this incredible holiday party a few years ago. Since then, she connected with Tori Spelling and is now baking and creating dessert […]

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Yes, I just called my own project “amazing”…..but it really is! If there was ever a perfect example of what the Cricut Explore can do, that I could never ever do with a pair of scissors, this is it. If you haven’t heard about the new Cricut Explore machine, read more here. Inspired by papel picado, […]

Cricut Explore Cinco de Mayo Banner + Cupcake Flags…

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Happy Monday, friends! Gosh, is it really Easter this weekend already? This year is flying by, isn’t it? I thought I would share some of our FREE printable Easter collections for those of you hosting a gathering this weekend. Back in 2011, we styled this aqua and yellow Easter Brunch for HGTV. The feature is […]

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I’ve got a case of spring fever…the crafter’s edition. Bright colors, paper flowers and handmade baskets are on the agenda and i’m excited to share one of these with you today. I can pretty much guarantee that you’ll be making a bunch of these. The  TomKat Shop has a ton of cupcake wrappers in a […]

Cupcake Wrapper Easter Baskets :: DIY Tutorial

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I have been working behind the scenes with Cricut™ for the last six months and it has been an amazing experience! (read more here) I have a few very exciting announcements to make today! As part of the Cricut Design Team, I have created a series of party projects that you can create using the Cricut Explore™  […]

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When it comes to St. Paddy’s Day projects, I’m not really one for shamrocks and beer mugs. Give me gold and rainbows…and I’m good. Keeps it classy and pretty without being too themey (just made up that word, I think!) I’m a tad obsessed with the rainbow of cupcake wrappers in the TomKat shop, so […]

Rainbow Cupcakes with Adorable Flag Toppers :: Tutorial

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We are so excited to share this Barbie™ pool party we recently styled for Toys “R” US! This party was inspired by the new movie, Barbie™ The Pearl Princess Blu-ray & DVD (Pre-order Now! Available 3/11). Be sure to enter to WIN a copy of the DVD and a Lumina™ doll at the end of this post! We’re giving away […]

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Who says using fondant has to be difficult? It’s definitely easy to make these glittered heart cupcake toppers using our mini valentine cutters in a few simple steps! Get the step-by-step instructions here on DIY Network! Valentine’s Day cupcakes are especially cute when packaged in our striped cupcake boxes! Add ribbon and printable heart tag […]

How to Make Fondant Hearts for Valentine's Day Cupcakes

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We had an amazing opportunity pop up in December, styling for Minted to showcase their gorgeous printed party decor at Engage!13. Read here to learn more about this incredible wedding event. We were asked to style two tables at the Engage! gifting suite. The location of the event was at the Montelucia resort, which was […]

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