modern summer fiesta- more project tutorials

modern bright summer fiesta

I am over the moon for this modern summer fiesta and the eleven crazy-great projects that make up this party! Today’s installment includes quite the lineup of DIY projects. For example these DIY fringe party cups by See Vanessa Craft are so great! I also just adore these salsa favors by Love the Day. And aren’t these piñata [...]

DIY fringed drink stirrers for a summer fiesta


Are you guys loving the Summer Fiesta projects as much as we are? The bright, happy details are perfection! And today, we’re sharing our DIY fringed drink stirrers! To make a batch of these sunshine-y toppers, cut a folded piece of tissue paper into a 6″ segment (mine was about 30″ in length and 6″ [...]

bright, modern summer fiesta

summer fiesta party hop

Today’s DIYs for the summer fiesta Party Hop are fantastic! I love how this fiesta came together and am so excited to see the DIYs for all of the projects. The DIY Taco Invitation by Not Just a Mommy is the perfect way to set the stage for some serious fiesta-ing. And I am over [...]

a modern fiesta- party hop!

summer fiesta party hop

Between our love for salsa and mojitos, a summer fiesta is pretty much the perfect way to celebrate in our books. Then add in a collaboration with ten other talented bloggers and a Summer Fiesta becomes even more fabulous-filled with fringe, festive touches, and thoughtful details. The bright, modern vibe is especially fantastic. Balloon Time was [...]

DIY pom pom garland

how to make a pom pom garland

I get questions about how I made the pom pom garland from the Sprinkle Party all the time. It isn’t tricky to put together, but I thought I’d put together a quick step by step to answer all of the questions. To make one, make a pile of pom poms (you guys know how I [...]

the perfect little party bow-tique

the perfect bow party bow-tique

What is it about adding a little play shop to a party that absolutely captivates the little guests attention? I’m sure part of it is that there is no one to reign in, no one to set any kind of shopping limitations (and that the other big draw is the play money- haha!). Whatever the [...]

evie’s ‘bow-tique’ birthday party

evie's bow themed birthday party

The timing of our trip to visit Jordan and her family was perfect- we arrived the night before Evie’s third birthday and got to be there for her birthday party (lucky us!). Evie’s bow themed birthday party was inspired by her love of Minnie Mouse’s “Bow-tique.” MENU All of Evie’s favorite foods made their way [...]

bow shaped treats

how to make bow shaped rice krispy treats

I’m still working on the final post of Evie’s Bow-tique Birthday Party… In the meantime, I thought I’d share these super cute, extra yummy bow shaped rice krispy treats. To put them together, we took rice krispy treat squares (Jord used Smitten Kitchen’s brown butter rice krispy treat recipe), cut them in half on the [...]

“hopes and wishes” station as a baby shower activity

hopes and wishes baby shower station

One of my favorite parts of the Arrows and Bows shower was the Baby Wishes Station! Guest filled out cards of ‘hopes and wishes for Mae.” The prompts included- I hope you learn… I hope you become… I hope you love… I hope you travel to… I hope you ignore… I hope you respect… I [...]

arrows and bows baby shower

arrows and bow baby shower

People often ask me the secret to making high maintenance showers less maintenance. I usually tell them, “Find great help.” And then they laugh. But I’m not kidding. Y’all, this arrows and bows shower for my sweet friend Katie and her Little Miss Mae was amazing. The food was, I’m not kidding, perhaps the best [...]