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Paper Pom Pom Party Inspirations

If you’ve been reading our blog for a while, you would know that we like our fair share of DIY projects for party and home decor. Not only does it help save money in your piggy banks, but you can also customize it to fit any decor theme.

One DIY item that looks impressive but is super easy to make is the paper pom pom ball. All you need to make them are tissue paper, string, and a pair of scissors (and there are countless tutorials online to teach you how to make them)!

Since there are so many great tutorials out there teaching how to make paper pom poms, we’ll leave that to the crafting professionals! Instead, we’re going to share with you some impressive decorating ideas using these affordable, DIY paper pom poms.


Via Bodie and Fou


Via Swoon Events


Via Party Parade


Via Blue Eyed Yonder


Via Weddingomania


Via Project Nursery

It’s impressive that simple pieces of tissue paper can make such fun and colorful decor items, perfect for home and party decor! Have you made paper pom poms before? We have, and they were so easy! Let us know in comments below how yours turned out!

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Pencil Themed Back to School Snack Ideas

Pencils are a definite necessity for back to school supplies. Without pencils, how can we write and do homework? So to show our appreciation for this essential writing instrument, we’re sharing some fun pencil themed food and snack ideas for back to school!


Via Catch My Party


Via Bakingdom


Via Frost Me Blog


Via Edible Crafts – Craft Gossip


Via Catch My Party

Aren’t these fun? Now when we get nervous, we don’t have to chew on pencils anymore! We can actually eat these pencil themed snacks! If you, or someone you know, is going back to school this month, let us know what you want to see on our blog next!

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Pastel Dream – Party Decor Ideas

We know this  summer we’ve been all about the bright colors (flashback to: Lemon Themed Summer Party & Home Decor, Summer Neon Trend – Home, Fashion, and Party Ideas, and Rainbow Party Decor Ideas for Summer just to name a few)! But if bright colors aren’t your cup of tea, don’t fret! Today’s post is just for you!

We also love our pastels for summer. Honestly, we love pastel all year long, but there’s just something about pastel in the summer that makes you feel like you’re floating through a cotton candy cloud. So with no further ado, we’re sharing our favorite pastel party decor ideas for inspiration today!


Via Styllia


Via The Sweetest Occasion


Via Indulgy


Via Brunch at Saks


Via Minted

Though pastels are all about muted shades, it can still be colorful. We’re especially loving all the different shades of blue and orange from the picture inspirations above. Pastels are perfect for tea, birthday, and summer parties! Let us know which one you like more, pastels or brights, in the comments below!

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Summer Neon Trend – Home, Fashion, and Party Ideas

Neon has become a huge trend the past year, and we can definitely understand why! It instantly brightens up an outfit (or a party setting) with just a few pieces. Though it’s been trending for a while now, we haven’t had the chance to give it a try. Let’s face it, neon can be tricky. We definitely needed to do a little bit of picture research before we can get started!

In our search for neon inspiration, we found a few ideas that we think would help all of you out there who are a little scared of neon, too. Turns out–neon, not so scary! Here are our favorite neon inspirations, ranging from home decor, fashion, to party!


Via Obaz


Via Obaz


Via Desire to Decorate


Via Obaz


Via Pinerly


Via Pinterest


Via Martha Stewart


Via Les Jolies Fetes/Simplesmente Branco

We would love to give these ideas a try for the summer. What are your thoughts on neon? Let us know in the comments below! If you’ve already been a fan of the neon trend, let us know your favorite way to use it!

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Hawaiian Luau Summer Party Inspirations

We’re sure many of you have noticed already,  but we love our themed parties. It makes party prep much easier to plan and decorate for. There are many different party themes you can try for the summer, but one popular idea that comes to mind is always the Hawaiian luau.

We’re definitely fans of the Hawaiian luau. Who wouldn’t be (we love sun, surf, and food)! Today, we’re sharing our favorite Hawaiian luau party inspirations. If you’re hosting a summer party this year and stumped for ideas, a Hawaiian luau will be perfect!


Via Pinterest/Anna and Blue Paperie


Via Big Dot of Happiness


Via Inkspot Workshop


Via Pinterest


Via Kara’s Party Ideas

We’re already feeling like we’re on a tropical island! So grab yourself a few coconuts, a fun palm tree decoration, and your favorite summer colors, and host a Hawaiian luau party this summer! Share with us your favorite Hawaiian luau party ideas in the comments below!

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Spring Washi Tape Project Ideas

We don’t know about you, but washi tape is still a pretty new concept to us. What is washi tape, you ask? Washi tape is a new crafting item that originated from Japan. Similar to duct tape, it is sticky on one side, and patterned on the other. They come in a variety of patterns, and colors, and have a million and one different uses.

We found a few uses of washi tape that we wanted to share with everyone! They look so fun to try! Since they come in so many different colors, they are perfect for spring. Here are some of our favorite ideas from some crafty bloggers!


Via Landee See Landee Do


Via Shaken Together Life

We love this idea from Landee See Landee Do and Shaken Together life, where they used washi tape to differentiate charger cords.


Via Poppytalk/Minifanfan Eng

Washi tape also makes fun keyboard stickers like this one via Poppytalk.

Via Inspired to Share

Inspired to Share used washi tape to decorate plain planters.

Via Washi Tape Crafts

DIY your own phone case with different patterns of washi tape like this one from Washi Tape Crafts. We love the color scheme they used.

Via Huffington Post

Check out this serving platter from Huffington post with a fun washi tape stripe pattern.

There are so many more projects we can try using washi tape. This is just the surface! We see a part 2 coming up in the future really soon 😉 Let us know what you’d do with washi tape in the comments below!

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New Spring & Easter Home Decor Items from HomeSeasons for 2013!

We have a huge selection of NEW Spring & Easter home decor items that came in for 2013 on HomeSeasons.com! Here’s a little preview for those of you who haven’t seen it yet! Just for our faithful blog readers! 😉

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Spring Large Flower and Pot Décor – Butterfly
Spring Fabric Owl Pillow – Sleepy Owl
Spring Yard Bird Wind Chime – Pink Flower

Cute, right?! We expanded our Easter section to include colorful spring home decorations as well, and we’re super excited to share them with you!

We added fun tabletop decorations, along with other great home decor items such as owl pillows and musical wind chimes! If you haven’t already, check it out! Don’t forget, we’re offering FREE SHIPPING right now on all orders within the US! No coupon code needed!

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