fridays are my fave

March 28, 2014

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1. Golf tees + balloons make a happy garden
2. Jelly beans are not my Easter candy of choice, but I love how they look on a cake
3. I wish Mendl’s and the perfect bakery boxes were real
4. My favorite pattern of the moment in garland form
5. Finding inspiration for baby girl’s room in this cheery print

Plus!
Fave diys of the week
Fave gram of the week
Fave pin of the week

letter bag toppers are my fave

March 26, 2014

diy party favors

I try to make all the projects I feature here very doable, and these mini clothespin toppers definitely fall in that category. They take less than five minutes and can be customized as gift toppers/party favors/place cards/unnecessary chip clips.

diy party favors

All you need are mini clothespins, plastic letters (check the scrapbooking section, these are Recollections brand from Michaels), and a hot glue gun. Simply adhere the letters on the clothespins and top your bag. Effortless party style.

diy party favors

diy party favors

easter egg hunt invitations are my fave

March 25, 2014

printable easter egg hunt invitations

I’ve seen enough odes to Mini Eggs hat I think most people are in agreement that Easter produces the best candy. If you’re planning to make your kids/friends/pets forage for those delightful morsels (so you can confiscate them later), here are some printable invitations to make the occasion even sweeter.

printable easter egg hunt invitations

I loved this just for fun invitation designed by Christine of Darling Studio so much, I thought the concept would work great for an Easter egg hunt invitation as well. Simply print, fill-in the details, then use a razor blade to cut out the letters (or leave the design as is). For those who like to go the extra mile of being awesome, fill a box with candy eggs and place the invitation inside for a top notch presentation. It will convince invitees that you’re cooler than you really are.

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Easter egg hunt invitation download

design: Kirsten Bingham

a simple flower centerpiece is my fave

March 21, 2014

easy floral centerpiece

I hope this week’s content put a little spring in your step (intentional play on words, hate me if you must). To send you into the weekend, here’s a simple (long lasting!) flower centerpiece I created for Julep. Wouldn’t a series of these be pretty for an Easter table?

More posts you’re sure to love:
Best of the week!
– And best of (last) week!
10 (doable) ways to make your child’s birthday memorable
Color me obsessed with every single item

Have a sunny one!

a hello spring banner is my fave

March 20, 2014

diy hello spring banner

I’m so happy spring is here, I made a banner to welcome it.

To make your own you’ll need:
– 1/4 yard floral fabric (I knew I would need the perfect floral fabric to execute this project, so I relied on
Bing Image Search and found this dainty daisies pattern from Joel Dewberry. Bingo!)
– 1/4 yard felt
– hot glue gun
Cricut Iron-on Lite
– iron
– wooden dowel
– twine
hello spring download

Step one: Cut floral fabric to desired size. Use hot glue to back with felt. Trim edges.

Step two: Print hello spring download and use razor blade to cut the text out of the iron-on material (I used the Cricut Explore to do the hard work for me). Follow package instructions to iron-on to your fabric.

Step three: Fold about an inch of the fabric on the top over and adhere to the back of the banner with hot glue, leaving a space open for the dowel to slide through. Slide the dowel through and knot twine onto the ends to hang. Hello spring.

diy hello spring banner

diy hello spring banner

I mentioned that ever since Meet Make Do I have made a conscious effort to use Bing for my search needs (I’ve made it the default search function for my phone and computer) and and it’s paying off. Not only because it helped me with the creation of this project, but because of Bing Rewards .

bing rewards

Basically I’m rewarded be for my Internet searches (even the embarrassing ones). Every time I search using Bing, I get points that can be redeemed for useful items like Amazon giftcards. I search so frequently, I was quickly able to earn enough points to purchase the iron-on material needed for this banner. Win!

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