I really believe that the best gifts are homemade. Not only are homemade gifts more thoughtful, but they're usually pretty inexpensive, too. It's the best of both worlds. If this one looks too advanced or gourmet for you, let me tell you:
Wine. And socks. It sounds like the beginning of a really strange party, but I promise it will all make sense soon. We all know it's a nice gesture to get a gift for the host anytime you're invited for a
Back-to-school season is just more proof that parents and children see the world differently. While you're ready to throw a party about the kids going back to public day-care a fine educational institution each fall, they're dreading it. The least you
Don't you love it when projects are so simple? Stop fumbling with plastic spoons trying to triple-dip stripes onto your Easter egg. You can get the same colorful pattern, in a convenient 2-dimensional form, without any dye stains thanks to this paint chip Easter egg garland. The idea came from Modern Parents Messy Kids. All you really need to do is buddy up to the paint guy at your local home store and grab a punch of paint chips. Go rainbow, go monochrome. Whatever! You could even extend this to a birthday party or any other occasion by cutting out different shapes from your paint swatches. Color-coordinating party decorations has never been easier. Ready to get started? Grab your chips and some craft supplies and let's get going. (Oh, you'll also want to print out our free Egg Garland Template, below)
I'm the anti-Goldilocks when it comes to jewelery. If I'm going to rock a necklace or earrings, they've either got to be really small and dainty or really, really big. Like, huge. I still haven't found a cocktail ring big enough. If you love big jewelery like me (and I suspect you do), you're probably a fan of over-sized pearls. And if you're a fan of over-sized pearls (which I suspect you are), you've probably already fallen in love with these necklaces. Only, those aren't pink pearls. They're gumballs! I spotted these over at One Charming Party. They're perfect for Valentine's Day, and the perfect V-day gift for your daughters or girlfriends. They're creative, cheap and impossible to mess up. So let's get started.