DIY Watermelon Hair Clip

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I wanted to do something fun for the girls coming to Emden’s party, so I decided to make some watermelon hair clips. They make the perfect take home gift for a watermelon party and they’re pretty easy to make if you have 20 minutes to an hour of time to devote to them (the length […]

Thursday Repost: Coffee Filter Flower Tutorial

coffee filter flower tutorial


I absolutely LOVE how this flower turned out! It looks so pretty and was the perfect focal point of a shower gift for my friend Izzy’s vintage bridal shower. I can’t wait to make some more of these for a different project.

Supplies: coffee filters hot glue tea Game Plan:

1. […]

DIY Watermelon Paper Fan Decoration

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I wanted to put a little bit of effort into decorating for the party, but I didn’t want to spend a ton of time or very much money, so this is one of the decorations I decided to make for the party.

Supplies: red, pink, black and green paper or card stock glue […]

Watermelon Birthday Art Activity

watermelon birthday party game ideas


What’s a party without games or activities? For my daughter Emden’s first year birthday I decided to just do one activity since well, she wouldn’t be able to participate in any of them anyway. If you’re planning your watermelon party in the summer, one easy game would be a seed spitting contest. […]

Watermelon Sugar Cookies

watermelon sugar cookies

This past month, we celebrated my daughter Emden’s first birthday with a watermelon theme. What’s a party without cookies? I couldn’t resist making these cute little watermelon sugar cookies.

Ingredients: sugar cookies with green food coloring pink icing mini chocolate chips Game Plan:

1. Make some sugar cookie dough and add in some green food […]

Watermelon Rice Krispie Treats

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I was so excited to make these for Emden’s watermelon birthday party, but time got away from me so my mom and Jeff ended up making them for me while I attended to other party stuff! Look at what a great job they did! These were the first treats to go at the party!


Watermelon Cake Tutorial

watermelon cake tutorial


I decided to go with the whole watermelon theme for Emden’s first birthday. Not sure why, especially since her dad detests watermelon, but nonetheless, I went with it. I think I liked the whole pink and green combination and well, watermelons are cute to say the least! I couldn’t wait to make […]

Batman Themed Birthday Party

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We recently celebrated my son Rylan’s 5th birthday with a Batman themed party. It was a lot of fun and here is the whole scoop on the party in case you’re looking to throw a Batman party for your child!

1. Make or buy invitations to introduce your theme.

I […]

DIY Felt Super Hero Mask

I wanted a party favor for my son’s recent Batman birthday party, but didn’t want to spend a ton of money so I decided to make all the kids super hero masks out of felt. They did take quite a bit of time, but they’re still fairly easy to make so as long as you […]

DIY Batman Birthday Party Decorations

diy batman birthday party decorations

For our five year old’s recent Batman birthday party, I wanted to create a fun Batman themed atmosphere without spending a lot of money so here is what I came up with.

1. Bats

I used the same template for making the Bat symbol on top of the Batman Birthday Cake, to make […]