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Season to Sparkle | The Party Hop - Day 5

11.14.2014

As the week comes to a close, so does our Season to Sparkle.  So last, but totally not least I bring you our final 3 party hop projects.

Whatever Dee Dee Wants glitters up the partyware...



Squirrelly Minds DiYs the fun on the holiday napkins...


and KoJo Designs sparkly favor bags will definitely send guests off in style!



I hope you've enjoyed sharing in the holiday inspiration this week.  Do you have a favorite project?  Thanks so much to Sara for bringing this fun and stylish event to life!  We'd love for you to share + pin your favorites with the hashtag #thepartyhop.

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Season to Sparkle | The Party Hop - Day 4

11.13.2014

Lucky you! Another day of fabulous holiday crafts!  Hop on over to these blogs and get all the deets:

Bump Smitten is rocking the giant balloon fringe...


Paisley Petal Events topping her cupcakes with the cutest glitter bows...


and Modge Podge Rocks is hanging the holiday garland...


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Season to Sparkle | The Party Hop - Day 3

11.12.2014

Are you having fun yet?  Hope you enjoyed yesterday's projects! Today we're sharing even more holiday goodness, starting right here with a mouthwatering turtle recipe from lgrollins...


You-Make-Do is livening up the cocktails with these sweet drink stirrers...


and Me And My Insanity is prettying up her party hats...


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Season to Sparkle | DiY Sequin Holiday Wreath

11.11.2014

Welcome back to the Season to Sparkle party hop.  Today I'm sharing my DiY tutorial for a sparkling sequin wreath... So shiny! So colorful!  This thing gives off some serious holiday bling.


Now in theory it's super easy to make. So easy a four year old can do it.  But I'm going to tell it to you guys straight... this is a time consuming project.  It took about 4-5 evenings of sequin pinning to get it finished. I even enlisted my daughter Caitlin's help because her nimble little hands made her the perfect assistant.  Yes, for a while there I was afraid I was running a sequin sweat shop, but she promised she was having fun. The whole time she just kept saying with awe "it is SO beautiful mommy!".  Sequins will do that to a four year old (and some of us grownups too I guess).

Supplies:
- standard sequins in a variety of colors and sizes
- sequin pins (plan for 2-3 packages of 500)
- foam wreath
- satin ribbon for hanging

Directions:
1. Pick a spot on the foam wreath and begin pinning your sequins. There's no rhyme or reason to it, but I recommend working out from a single spot and covering the front area first, then working your way around to the back.
2. When you're satisfied with the amount you've covered, loop your satin ribbon around the top of the wreath and tie a simple bow. That's it!
Tip: The larger the sequins the faster the process will go, but make sure your pins are large enough for the hole in the larger sequins. Otherwise they'll just keep falling off. I learned this the hard way and ended up using sewing straight pins for some of the larger ones.


Okay, so you ready for more?  You bet!

The Frog Prince Paperie is sharing these fun fringe cupcake toppers...


And Confetti Sunshine is crafting up some sequin filled envelopes...


Come back tomorrow for more... there's may be something sweet in it for you.

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Season to Sparkle | The Party Hop

11.10.2014



I know it's been a while since I've posted, so let me make it up to you with something really special this week... my friends, get ready to party hop!

To help inspire your holiday party planning, I've joined Sara of Confetti Sunshine and a team of talented creative bloggers to bring you the 'Season to Sparkle'. Cheerful color meets modern design in this glitzy party setting and I love everything about it.



There are loads of shiny happy DiYs planned throughout the week, but first a shout out to Tiny Prints who joined us to sponsor this event and provided some great ideas of their own.  Just look at this clear acrylic serving tray... I want one on my coffee table stat.




Be sure to stop by throughout the week to find out how to bring this party theme to life.  Tomorrow I'll be sharing my tutorial for that super sparkly sequin wreath, and more!  


#thepartyhop holiday bloggers:  Confetti Sunshine  // Frog Prince Paperie // LGRollins // You-Make-Do // Me and My Insanity // Bump Smitten // Paisley Petal Events // Mod Podge Rocks // Whatever Dee Dee Wants // Squirrelly Minds // Kojo-Designs //  
 
The following Tiny Prints items were featured in the Season to Sparkle:
pillow // invitations // custom gift wrap // tray // easel art

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