Category: Crafts & Decor

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OIP CHRISTMAS GIFT WRAPPING IDEAS

Written By India Kitty -Our Youngest Team Member Christmas wrapping paper doesn’t need to be boring or even too traditional. Start with some simple white and brown paper wrap for some fun festive wrapping ideas. To make my wrapping paper special , I used stickers, pom poms, paints, stamps and confetti. Fruity fun with paint pens –...

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CHRISTMAS EVE KIDS PARTY

Kicking off our Christmas series with this fabulous Christmas Eve Kids Party filled with lots of DIY ideas and inspiration to host a fun party for the little ones. This party was styled by Simply Sweet Soirees, with most of the supplies available to purchase from their online store. Vendors: Styling and products – Simply...

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DIY ADVENT CALENDAR

DIY Free Santa Countdown Calendar Printable It’s a free printable, that’s super easy and lots of fun to do with the kids. And…It’s chocolate free too! You will need: Printer Free Santa Christmas Countdown Printable 24 cotton wool balls Ribbon or string Hole punch Glue stick Scissors Optional holders for glue and cotton wool Tin...

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DIY AIR DRY CLAY DISH

Our poor dad’s sometimes get a rough deal year after year with an endless cycle of socks and jocks for Father’s Day. We decided to create a DIY that is embarrassingly simple, but also quite useful. Our DIY Air Dry Clay Dish is perfect as a bedside table throw dish for coins, keys or cufflinks...

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WASHI TAPE INSPIRATION

Here at Simply Sweet Soirees we just love washi tape for it’s multitude of DIY uses. Perfect for party crafting it can be used to create gorgeous cake garlands, to decorate favour bags and boxes and for the prettiest gift wrapping amongst other things. You will be amazed at the huge array of washi tape...

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DECORATING WITH SUCCULENTS

Who isn’t a sucker for succulents? Succulent plants not only are adorable and add a refreshing twist to traditional flowers, they are so sturdy as a plant you can even replant them after the event! Why succulents? Most people think of green when it comes to succulents, but those plump fleshy ‘petals’ come in so...

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DIY DIAMOND NAMECARD HOLDERS

We love a table setting with designated seating for a dinner party for several reasons. Choosing where people sit gives you as the host a little control on how the flow of the evening can go.  From allocating yourself close access to the kitchen, to ensuring the big personalities are spread out around the table...

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DIY GOLD BOTTLE VASES

Would you like to add a bit of sparkle to your event? DIY bottle vases are so easy, glamorous and effective! They are perfect for a Gatsby theme birthday, a Christmas party, a hint of golden sparkle for your wedding, or just to brighten up your home. Bright flowers make a wonderful contrast or you...

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DIY CUPCAKES IN A JAR

Written By India Kitty -Our Youngest Team Member, 10yrs old & super talented! Jars are so cute and really popular at the moment. You can have drinks in a jar, layered fruits and yogurt in a jar and my favourite cupcakes in a jar. Imagine at the end of your party handing everyone a cute...

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PERFECT CHRISTMAS TABLE STYLING

If you need inspiration or last minute ideas to put together a fabulous Christmas Table, you have come to the right place. Absolutely love this setting by Ruffles & Bells Wedding and Event Styling, and Eliska was kind enough to share product details with our lovely readers (scroll down for info). Styling & Photography: Ruffles...