Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Sesame Street?

Okay, so I have to admit, I am not the biggest fan of character birthdays but when your toddler LOVES Elmo (or other furry character), not much to do but go along with it! I didn't want to do your standard party store Elmo party, so I opted for a bit more of a graphic version, utilizing red, orange and white & polka dots as my inspiration (along with Elmo of course!).   Elmo Cupcakes: … [Read more...]

FREE DOWNLOAD from DimplePrints Thanksgiving Recipe Cards

While working on our Thanksgiving plans (we are hosting this year!), I realized it is quickly approaching, I know we haven't yet even reached Halloween, but the few weeks in between seem to come and go so quickly. Our family loves to "experiment" and share new recipes at the holidays. We even host an annual Thanksgiving bake-off. This year the guys are doing it!! I think I shall make a back up or … [Read more...]

Payton’s Baseball Party

After a couple of requests for more pictures of Payton's party, here they are! The party decorations are available in my shop: Baseball Party Package. I went with a traditional red, white and blue baseball theme. His birthday party was the week of 4th of July, so the color scheme was very budget friendly as I was able to pick up numerous "4th of July" items from the dollar store, etc. … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Carving Tips

Jack -O-Lantern Preservation Tips:   If you live in a dry climate, after carving, soak your pumpkin in cold water, allowing it to absorb water. This prevents premature shriveling. If your pumpkin begins to shrivel, you can resoak or spray with a squirt bottle.   If you live in a wet climate (like me!) and moisture is not the problem but the enemy (moldy pumpkins, not so pretty!). You can … [Read more...]

Free Coordinating Return Address Label Design

Order your Christmas or Holiday card by 11.10.2009 & receive a complimentary coordinating return address label design! Note this special at checkout to receive this offer. Check my store, new designs are being added often! Thank you, Carli … [Read more...]

Spider Web Art

Spider web art is a great project for children and an affordable way to change up your Halloween decor. The delicate and intricate geometric shapes of a spider's web can be preserved and enjoyed with only a few materials and a little practice. Can of varnish or clear spray paint Gently spray your paper with spray glue or hair spray making it slightly tacky but not wet. Gently spray the web … [Read more...]

A Special Thank You

I wanted to send a thank you out to the wonderful photographers who allow me to feature their darling pictures in my designs. Check out their websites for more beautiful pictures. Meredith Nelson PhotographyandJeanne Phinney Photography … [Read more...]

Kid Halloween Fun

Resources 1. Invite by DimplePrints 2. Maribou Spider Halloween Craft-Joanns.com 3. You Print Favor Tags by DimplePrints 4. Ribbon Pumpkins, Good Housekeeping 5. Pumpkin Topiaries by bhg.com 6. You Print Cupcake Topper Designs by DimplePrints 7. Pumpkins, Good Housekeeping 8. Halloween Paper Lanterns, flickr.com 9. Maribou Spider Craft-Joanns.com 10. Spider Cupcake-culinary.net 11. … [Read more...]

Bird Baby Shower

Bird Baby Shower in Orange & Aqua Decor: Crisp white with pops of orange and aqua. The orange poms are easy to make, directions can be found here. Using branches, hang baby photos of mom & dad, sonogram photos, mom’s belly, etc. with ribbon or thread. Darling banner by Nestables on Etsy. Check your local craft stores (or even flea markets & thrift stores) for old bird cages, spray … [Read more...]

BATTER UP!

In June my little boy turned 3 and it was apparent we would be having a baseball themed party. Everything he played turned into a baseball bat & ball; in fact even everything he ate--carrots were bats, peas were balls, hot dogs were bats, buns were rolled into balls, when I say everything, I mean everything! As it was near the 4th of July, I went for an all American, red, white and blue & … [Read more...]

Welcome to my blog!

Hi Everyone, Welcome to my blog! I am happy to announce that I have finally joined the blog world. I will be featuring great party ideas, inspiration boards, new designs and fabulous party pictures. Thanks for reading. Carli … [Read more...]