This year, go beyond the traditional vinegar and water egg dying method and try something new with the family! There are so many unusual mediums to create designs and colors.  Here are some Egg-spirations to get you decorating!

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Nail Polish Marbled Eggs create unique and colorful eggs.

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Use leftover scrapbook paper and a glue pen to create Confetti Eggs.

marbled-eggsBright and Marbled Eggs can be created using a secret ingredient…Oil!

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Liquid Frisket Easter Eggs are a fun way to create your own designs using an unusual ingredient.

DIY, Easter, Eggs, DecoratingMake Piñata Eggs using jumbo eggs covered with crepe paper and include a special surprise inside.

DIY, Easter, Eggs, DecoratingGold Marbled Eggs add a special touch to the traditional dyed egg.

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There is a lot to do before the Easter Bunny arrives! Decorating, dyeing eggs and making super cute bunny shaped foods, just to name a few!  It is so fun to see how excited the children get just thinking about that special day.  Here are a few ideas to help you get "hopping"! Try an Easter Egg Lunch that's super fun and easy! Carrot Napkin Holders for the table. Peeps Cupcakes for { Read More! }

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Confetti is totally fun. Really, it is! Sometimes it's worth the clean up for those pure moments of joy when those little pieces of papers are fluttering down around your head. For our graduation party this year, I made some fun confetti poppers out of push up pop containers I had sitting around. I had made a ton of tissue tassels for the display, and all the little trimmings made fantastic { Read More! }

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When you're decorating for a big bash like gradutation, you want pieces that stand out and look great...but you don't necessarily want them to hang around for a real long time after the party is over. At the beginning of creating this graduation party, I had intended to find some vases to cover and use. By happy chance, I 1. couldn't find anything that was exactly what I wanted and 2. everything i { Read More! }

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A few years ago, when I did my last graduation party shoot, I used some number-shaped lollipops to top off my grocery-store purchased cake. Now, if you have a good-sized budget, you can order custom lollipops and such for cake toppers. Most people I know won't do that, so here is a much less expensive, yet equally pretty option to make a great cake topper for your graduate's celebration cake from { Read More! }

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Every great party has a great party favor! The party favors for our graduation party were easy to make, and fell into my favorite party favor category--chocolate and consumable! Hershey kisses decorated with graduation printable kiss stickers (which are free printables here on this page!) are tucked into cellophane bags and topped off with pretty paper tags made with Shutterfly address { Read More! }

farm animal party

    Natalie at Southern Belle's Charm is always brining me fantastic party themes to design for clients that always seem to take their birthday parties to a new, and outstanding, level. I really loved how this Farm Animal and Tractor themed birthday party came out in the designs, but seeing them used in real life really makes me smile! Here are a few photos, but you can see many { Read More! }

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Valentines Day doesn't have to be about romantic love--it is a day to celebrate your love for your friends, your family or just about anyone you care about. Gather up a few girlfriends and have a party of your own with these ideas for inspiration. Start off your night with the girls with a "True Love" Valentine's Day martini... Make a few decorations that subtly get across the { Read More! }

Puppy Love Valentine Mailbox

Valentine's Day always means giving or receiving valentines of some sort. Our young puppies made some super cute dog house shape letter boxes for their valentines at our puppy love party. As a valentine to you the templates to make doggie valentine boxes of your own are available here as free printables! Materials: Free printable valentines letter box templates Gable box (9 x 6 x { Read More! }