I’ll be sharing my favorite tips and inspiration for hosting your very own ultimate Oscars celebration at home!
With four little Valentines of my own, I am always trying to come up with simple ways to make each holiday special! This Valentines, I created adhesive candy bar wrappers that easily stick to the front of original sized Hershey bars. They were so easy that we will definitely be offering them on the website this year here! With three first-graders and one preschooler, I am 100% committed to making life easier for parents out there! I want holidays to be fun – not stressful! Each label is printed on our vinyl sticker paper so that they are easy for little hands to adhere to candy bars (and also easy to take off if they didn’t get it just right)! For their teacher, my little ones brought lollipop bouquets with a numbered flag pennant attached to each lollipop describing a reason why they loved him or her. Reasons were unique to each child and they dictated what each reasons should say. For example, “You make me love my puffy hair!” or “You read to us after centers every day.” (See bottom photo).
Recently, I teamed up with Electrolux and their social media editors the fabulous Jacqueline Mcbrien and adorable Stephanie Witmer to create a Valentine party for all the Electrolux lovers out there! Above and below are the results! This party features my Making XOXOs collection that is available in the shop, but I’ve also included some FREE DOWNLOADS to the collection that you can only get on Electrolux’s blog, livelovelux.com, here. Enjoy! And I hope you have a beautiful Valentine’s Day!
Thrilled to have provided custom paper for Vogue Eyewear’s Launch Party this month!
More fun to come! If you are in Idaho, look for us on FOXnews on Monday night at 9pm. I’ll be sharing my top tips on throwing an epic Super Bowl party. Also we are teaming up with Electrolux this week to bring you a Valentine photo shoot filled with inspiration on how to make Valentines special in your home.
Due to my hysterectomy this year, I didn’t have the chance to lead the charge for our 2013 Holiday Resource Book. That being said, if you didn’t have a chance to browse it last year – do check out our 2012 Holiday Resource Book for last minute ideas. The contributors were amazing and they are amazing tips and inspiration found on every page!
Click the “fullscreen” button on the book below for best viewing!
Here’s what I do:
See! It’s easier than it looks!
Hey Sweet Friends!
We’ve been having so much fun over here! No lie – it’s been a whirlwind of paper, laughter and late nights…all smooshed between preschool drop-offs and holiday photo card printing. We have had so many exciting things happening that I want to tell you about, but to keep this post focused I’m just going to tell you about one: our recent photo shoots with Better Homes and Gardens!
As you know, we were featured in this year’s special edition Christmas Ideas issue of Better Homes and Gardens! Definitely check it out and get all the free downloads that were included with my feature here…
…then Better Homes and Gardens called again…and asked to come to my home and shoot an adult Halloween Party for their 2014 Halloween issue! Naturally, I
…while shooting Halloween they asked me if they could shoot MY CHRISTMAS AS WELL! Two speedy trips to the local décor store later and a private freak-out later…we finished pulling together my Christmas décor to feature my living room in the 2014 BHG Christmas special edition issue. Here is a super crappy phone-photo peek! Can’t wait for you to see the real photos!
So definitely look for us in this year’s special 2013 Christmas Ideas issue, as well as next year’s 2014 Halloween issue AND 2014 Christmas issue as well!
Last year, I had so much fun putting this photo shoot and paper collection together that I wanted to revisit it this year right before the Thanksgiving Holiday. This collection has been one of our most popular Thanksgiving Day collections this year. Each animal featured in the collection is hand-drawn with love! I hope the shoot brings some inspiration and fresh ideas to you for your children’s table this Thanksgiving!