Dr. Seuss Party Centerpieces – Craft Lightning


Way back when, I had the opportunity to work with Random House on creating a Dr. Seuss birthday party to announce the company’s birthday club (a Seuss book a month!) in Yum! Food and Fun for Kids Magazine. The entire party was crafted in less than 36 hours–and hey, a girl has gotta sleep and […]

Football Craft: Mini Megaphones and Foam Finger for Superbowl Parties


The Superbowl is one of those events that we don’t put much thought into creating an experience for kids for–even so, most of us will have those critters running around our feet for at least part of the game, so it’s a good idea to have something for them to get them in the spirit […]

Football Craft: Tissue Paper Pom Poms and Football Centerpiece

Football party centerpiece ideas and tutorial

As a party supply hoarder, I can tell you for a fact that any centerpiece or decoration that you make that you don’t feel bad about pitching after the party is a good one. As I struggle to find room in my burgeoning garage and office space, I look more and more for temporary party […]

Children’s Ornament Making Party and Kid Christmas Crafts

Ornament making party full of fun kid crafts for Christmas!

There is something about Christmas that just screams “crafty!” From young to old, people love to create things to celebrate the holiday. And kids? They are really crazy about making ornaments, so put the materials in their hands for an ornament making party, and you’ve got a bunch of content kiddos for the afternoon. This […]

Holiday Cheer Christmas Dinner Party Inspiration

Christmas Holiday Cheer free printable wine tag

If you’re like most of us across the country, you’re deep into decking the halls or prepping for a holiday party or two. Once the Christmas decorating done, the entertaining needs to be easy! In my recent set of posts for Celebrations.com, I show you a few fun tricks to make having people over for […]