29 09, 2015

60 SECOND DIY: PEPPERMINT PLATTER!

2015-10-07T15:39:26-05:00September 29, 2015|DIY, Food/Drink|

60 SECOND DIY: PEPPERMINT PLATTER! How's this for quick? Line a round baking pan with non-stick parchment paper and fill with peppermint candy. Pop into an oven until the edges have molded to each other and then let sit until cool or pop into a cooler to settle. Voila!

25 09, 2015

18 DECORATIVE USES FOR OLD BOOKS

2015-09-25T22:25:48-05:00September 25, 2015|DIY, Everyday Celebrations|

If you're a die-hard bookworm, then you probably cringe at the idea of throwing away old books — even if your bookshelf has reached maximum capacity. Here's a solution: upcycle them into things you want to keep around the house, like jewelry, furniture, and decor. You'll still get to keep your treasured book and make good use of it while you're at it. Read on for 21 suggestions on ...

8 09, 2015

HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN ENVELOPE LINERS

2015-09-08T18:19:30-05:00September 8, 2015|DIY|

HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN ENVELOPE LINERS Take one envelope and trace it onto some heavyweight card stock or chipboard. Cut out your template from the chipboard Cut 3/4 inch off the bottom of your template, and 1/8 inch from each side. This will allow the liners to slide in easily. Trace the template onto your envelope liner papers. Be sure to trace onto the back of the patterned side of ...

7 09, 2015

DIY PAINT STIR STICK FLOWER BOX

2020-04-30T07:04:42-05:00September 7, 2015|DIY|

If you are in love with those old fashioned apple crate centerpieces you have been seeing everywhere? Well guess what, Jenn from Build-Basic, is here to take you through the steps to your own dream centerpieces yourself!  This DIY paint stir stick flower box is surprisingly simple, plus we even give you the bouquet recipe for the fab florals she filled them with! Materials: Tape Measure Handsaw Hand Staple Gun Paint ...

26 08, 2015

10 COFFEE TABLE DECOR IDEAS – PREPARE TO BE INSPIRED

2020-04-30T07:06:09-05:00August 26, 2015|DIY|

10 COFFEE TABLE DECOR IDEAS - PREPARE TO BE INSPIRED The living room is an area where we spend the most of our free time when we’re home. Family get-together, watching TV or reading a good book – this is the place to be! As a result of the notes we’ve mentioned before, this is the room that deserves our complete effort to be decorated in the best possible way. If ...

25 08, 2015

BRANCH OUT! GO RUSTIC! DECORATING WITH BRANCHES…

2015-08-25T22:45:44-05:00August 25, 2015|DIY|

Branch Out! Go Rustic! Decorating with Branches... I love including nature in my decor, and I’m always looking for unique decorating ideas that you don’t find in every other house on the block… Enter branches! Using branches in decorating is a stroke of pure genius. They have amazing texture, are a natural sculpture, and allow us to bring the beauty of nature into our homes without getting cutesy. They ...

3 08, 2015

HOME DECOR TIPS: HOW TO CLEAN DUSTY CANDLES

2020-05-07T07:32:03-05:00August 3, 2015|DIY, Everyday Celebrations|

HOME DECOR TIPS: HOW TO CLEAN DUSTY CANDLES With the wrap up of our retail Clearance Sale this weekend (up to 95% off of home decor items, so sorry if you missed it) we figured this post would be an appropriate ones. We decided to clear out some of the retail and rental stock in our warehouse in preparation for a whole new shipment of goodies arriving in the ...

2 06, 2015
  • Free Father's Day Printable Gift

FREE FATHERS DAY PRINTABLE GIFT

2015-06-05T14:12:53-05:00June 2, 2015|DIY, Seasonal|

I wanted to create a free printable that could be an awesome Father's Day gift for your kids. I know it's early, but if you're a busy mom like me, you appreciate getting items crossed off your list. (What would I do without my lists?) For the printable, all you need to do is download it and print it out, then grab some blue tempera paint and get your ...

28 04, 2015

A Celebrations Wedding Teepee Under The Stars

2015-04-28T18:12:12-05:00April 28, 2015|DIY, Weddings|

  This past weekend, the team here at Celebrations had the opportunity to participate in a stunning wedding featuring a ceremony of bamboo chairs in the sand and flowing linens and a seating chart of feathers hand-crafted by Celebrations artist Frances Douglas. Most amusingly, however, was the feature of a teepee under the stars after dark fell. Candle-light glistening and the galaxy above, it was a truly mesmerizing evening. ...

23 04, 2015

Creative ways macarons can decorate your event

2015-04-23T21:33:29-05:00April 23, 2015|DIY, Food/Drink|

It's amazing what a few food markers and some varying colored macarons can do to boost your decor game, transitioning from delicious little rounds of sugar to centerpieces in no time! All you need is a little bit of patience and a fair amount of precision - no big deal! Let's jump right in to our wow factor. Images are courtesy of Sugar & Cloth. 1) Beach Bum!   ...

23 04, 2015

DIY Fresh Flower Banner

2015-04-23T20:59:10-05:00April 23, 2015|DIY|

Fresh Flowers Cardboard Banner Template (FYI It’s a little less than 50 inches wide) Wording Template (Optional, write your own if you are more gifted in the handwriting department than me! Important: Set your printer to “borderless” for the paper option) White Paint Pen Pencil Scissors Hot Glue Cut out your banner template and put it together using the letters as a guide. Lay it on top of your ...

21 04, 2015

5 fun photography ideas you can DIY for your wedding day

2015-04-21T15:42:47-05:00April 21, 2015|DIY, Weddings|

1) Ask your guests to get involved: Arm them with a hashtag and make things fun by allocating them something specific to photograph on their place setting, so as to guarantee you get pictures of everything. 2) Make your own stunning backdrop: If your venue is lacking in wow-factor spaces, create your own! A blank wall can be transformed into a floral extravaganza - and all you need is paper and glue. ...

14 04, 2015

PERSONALIZED STYLING IDEAS FOR YOUR WEDDING

2015-04-14T14:38:12-05:00April 14, 2015|DIY, Weddings|

Every wedding  is unique and special, but adding personal touches will make your big day that extra bit special! Big or small, personalized decorations are a fun way to make your wedding day unique and original to you and your partner. Whether it’s your favorite photo of you and your man, generational wedding pictures, your favorite love quote, or a timeline of your love story, there is no shortage ...

10 04, 2015

Simple DIY: Flowers and a vase

2015-04-10T14:20:44-05:00April 10, 2015|DIY, Everyday Celebrations|

Happy Friday!! Check out this quick and simple floral DIY by Celebrations, photographed here by one of our talented ladies on staff. We love the worn vintage look that's offered by a lazy-hand method of brushing the paint into the vase and the old-school touch that the vessel of a Mason Jar offers. There are only THREE quick and simple steps to achieve this adorable rustic vase that exudes ...