One of my favorite things about throwing parties is making them personal. Finding a theme or idea that suits the person is always more fun than a generic party. The theme of the Sobriety Party I threw for a friend was Pepsi because she absolutely loves Pepsi. This Teal & Sparkle Bridal Shower was perfect […]
When we were looking for a Minneapolis reception venue, I wanted a blank canvas. I had pictured a large open loft where I could transform the space, and the Day Block Event Center was exactly what we were looking for. The brick walls, exposed ceilings, and beautiful hardwood floors were a perfect starting place. I […]
After searching high and low for a polka-dotted fabric that I could use as a backdrop for this Sesame Street Party, I finally decided to make my own. I think it will be a great backdrop that can be used over and over again. Supplies: 2 Yards White Fabric, 6 bottles fabric paint (we used […]
This week we will be sharing all of the pictures and ideas from our recent Elmo’s World party. We turned an ordinary kitchen island into a colorful party table by making this polka-dot backdrop. Add in balloons, festive table-wear, and lots of party food for a great ‘Elmo’s World’ kids party! Elmo and his favorite food- pizza. […]
Inspired by these great centerpieces on One Charming Party, we made ‘fish bowls’ for each table using blue paper and tiny fish cut-outs in glass vases. Tissue paper flowers were put inside, and the pictures from the couples engagement session were displayed on tables around the room.
This party was a lot of fun to decorate for. The groom’s favorite color is orange (go Texas!) and so we used orange and blue as the main colors. The shower was at a beautiful restaurant, so the only thing we did was the dessert table and the guest’s tables. We collected glass vases and jars […]
At elevencupcakes we are always trying think of new ways to decorate with a handmade touch. Here are 3 banner ideas we thought we would share. chalkboard bunting Using cardboard triangles and chalkboard contact paper (ours is from amazon.com) we made a simple banner that can be used for any celebration. Our triangles measured 4 […]
To let guests know where the party is it is best to welcome them with festive wreath or decoration on your door. We made this wreath using a foam wreath form, fringed tissue paper, some colored paper, and ribbon. Cut 4 inch wide strips of any tissue paper. This project took about 3 sheets. Then […]