Tutorial: How to Hang a Tissue Fan Party Backdrop

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Did you miss yesterday’s tips for planning a Classroom Valentine’s Party? I used a tissue fan backdrop, which is a great choice for any party: inexpensive, quick to set up. Tissue fans are especially easy to transport if you have an away from home party. They come in a rainbow variety of colors and patterns, […]

My Parties: 5 Steps to an Easy Valentine’s Day Classroom Party

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This post is for all the class moms, trying to come up with an easy to plan, easy to transport, and inexpensive idea for Valentine’s Day Classroom Parties. I staged this shoot at my house so that you could have these ideas in time for the holiday. But I kept the classroom in mind, so […]

Freebie Friday: Christmas Gift Tags

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Confession time: I have not wrapped one single Christmas present. And my ornament boxes are still sitting in the living room. But bring on Christmas! It’s coming whether I’m ready or not! And since Christmas with the hub’s family is this Sunday, it’s time for me to print out some gift tags and get busy. […]

Tutorial: “Bloody” Halloween Napkins

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Welcome to the third tutorial for my Zombie Princess Party! Don’t miss the super-easy how-tos for the zombie soda bottles and Princess Creepy Teeth, our dining table centerpiece. Today, I’m showing you how to make “bloody” napkins. Do zombies technically bleed? I’ll admit: I didn’t do a lot — well, any — research into zombie […]

Tutorial: Zombie Princess Soda Bottles

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I didn’t have party printables for the Zombie Princess Party. (This sometimes happens when you dream up a wacky theme.) So that meant it was up to me to get creative with the decorative details. This week, I’ll share with you tutorials for my Zombie Princess Soda Bottles, the “bloody” hand print napkins, and Princess […]

So You Want to Hire a Party Planner {Here’s What They Secretly Want You to Know}

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Back in August, I was preparing for an interview, not really knowing what I’d be asked. I was brainstorming questions about party planning so I could jot down some answers. And then I had a horrible thought: “What if she asks me about being hired as a party planner…” Because — yikes — that’s not […]