PARTY CRAFTS & IDEAS

Here I will share photo's from all the parties I've Hosted/ Planned &
 a few cupcakes I've decorated in the past.
 Hopefully they will "inspire" you to recreate some for YOUR future parties.
Of course if you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask :-) 
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FROZEN Inspired Birthday .... in the summer!!










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Rockstar Glam Party



  






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Halloween Fun for the Kids...




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Some more cute cupcakes!




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Recycled bottles for
 "Vintage Inspired" Centerpieces

Add lace ribbon & an assortment of white flowers... Perfect!

 Oh Hey Jess! :)



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Valentine's Day Gathering.. for the ladies!!

 For the banner: I purchased sheets of different colors & prints, cut into even triangle...
 Arrange in your favorite pattern!


 Details..


Each ladies brought something to share & a small gift to exchange!! So much fun!


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Movie Style Birthday Party

When you've just thrown the biggest of your life.. a small party is a must. My poor baby, something cute is better than nothing at all. The movie for this special party was Paranorman, per birthday girls request!!! We made individual bags with movie style candy for the kiddies, ordered pizza & made some icecream cone cupcakes! 
 




 Directions for the icecream cone cupcakes:
Line your baking sheet with foil, make holes & stick an icecream cone into each opening. Mix your store bought batter accordingly & spoon in about 3/4 of the way up! Bake for 18-25 mins. Done! Easy right!








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MY BACHELORETTE FUN..

My bachelorette Party was so amazing & sexy in so many ways!
The idea of hanging bras was brilliant, thanks hostess with the mostest. Everyone brought something to
 nibble on & we all ate & drank as we awaited the party bus.
All my family & closest friends joined me for this special night. I hated the whole (black & pink bachelorette thing) So I opted for bride in GOLD & hot ladies in all black. My dress was custom maded by my Aunt. 
 We looked fabulous!

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MY BABY TURNS 3.. Theme: Girly Pastel Party

 Above: I made lavender cakepops,  individually wrapped marshmellow pops & pastel cupcakes.
 Above: Set up for the dessert table & Lolipop ceneterpiece
 Above: Birthday girl & personalized favor bags
 Above: I made 3 different centerpieces for the tables. Everything turned out beautiful & 
I recieved so many compliments.
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"TWIN" Baby Shower

This party was so exciting for our family, afterall it was in honor of Twin baby girls. My sister choose her theme colors & I was given the task of bringing those colors to life.
 I had fun starting with the beautiful invites I created & making those paper bag flowers for the first time!!


 Above: Twins banner & inspiration photo send by the guest of honor.
 Above: I picked up a bouquet of peonies my sister's favorite flowers & displayed them in mason jars 
(a pinterest trend). On the right are the paper bag flowers I made (courtesy of Martha Steward)
 
  Above: Diaper Raffle, awesome idea because the mommy collected tons of diapers. 
Every guest that brought a pack of diapers was entered in the raffle, the tree branch above held the raffle numbers (winner recieved a Sephora giftcard)
On the right are the beautiful diaper cakes I made as centerpieces each topped with
 twin girls (purchased from etsy). Bottom picture I displayed clothing the mom-to-be previously owned that matched our theme colors.

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 Nat's Mexican Fiesta


Above: Centerpieces made out of tissue paper flowers.. Homemade paper banner (tied w/ ribbon)
Fiesta Themed Candy/ Savory Buffet 
Above: The Glass Vases are a collection of mostly my sister's & mine. We purchased them from Marshell's mostly, Target, Ross & Dollare Tree. Cute Right. Cake Stand is from Oriental Trading.com (I change the wrap around ribbon for every party.


Above: Homemade Baptism Keepsakes ( Glass cup holders from Oriental Trading)
             & simple Sunflower Center pieces


Above: Minnie Mouse Themed Dessert Buffet- Cupcakes, Cake pops, Rice Krispie Treats, Chocolate covered pretzel Rods, Candy, Brownies, Red Vines, Popcorn, Fishes Crackers.
& Homemade Table Toppers- (Cut out white cirlces for table covers to mimic Minnie's dress)
Minnie cut outs are from etsy.com. Number 2 I free handed as best I could.

Minnie Mouse Banner




Above: Easter Cupcakes, Pirate Themed Cupcakes, Mario Bro's Cupcakes
(a friend purchased the toppers from etsy.com & I made mini (personal) Cake.
Blue & Green Baby shower cupcakes... & a larger cupcake for the father-to-be :)

Above: Chocolate & Yellow Cake Cupcakes (topped w/ Fake flowers)


Above: Layout for my 24th Bday
             Jello shots, Hypnotiq/Vodka shots, Watermelon Vodka balls, Cheese Platter, Pretzels, Hot Wings,
             Mini Taquitos, Nachos, Cupcakes, Beer Lemonade & Pre-Made Margarita Mix
          * Enough to Eat & Drink the night away with Family & Friends!


Above: Wizard of Oz Theme, Balloon Rainbow at Entrance & Basket Centerpieces filled w/ Goody Bags




Above: My love's 25th birthday... I insured all his favorite chocolates were transformed to cupcakes & desserts! Reese Peanut butter cupcakes, Oreo Cookie Cupcakes, Cheesecake bites & a large double chocolate decorated with our favorite cookie.


Above: Fancy Nancy Theme, Mini Personal cake (made by mommy), Chocolate Pretzel Rods & a Jewelry buffet for the party guess to shop!


Above: The set up- Baby boy banner, Chocolate Pretzel Rods (individually wrapped)
& displayed in a glass vase... Cupcakes on custom stand... and the Gift bags!
 Above: I made mini (no fold) Diaper Cakes to display as the center-pieces on tables... They were so adorable! Topped with mom's favorite animal & Bottle w/ it's a boy Hersey's kisses.
Hope you Enjoyed!
 
Alot of my party ideas are inspired from this awesome blog http://karaspartyideas.blogspot.com/..
I love it!! I also google to view pics, etc. My sister introduced me to http://hostesswiththemostest.blogspot.com/ (I think).. pretty awesome!
 My sister is also a fabulous Party Thrower! (is that a word?) hahaha.
BTW: I always have tons of help & prep the whole week before. YOU should too! ;)
Throwing, planning & executing parties is a passion of mine!