Birthday Parties

Make Your Own Wrapping Paper

June 27, 2014

I love the unique look of child-coloured wrapping paper for gifts and it doubles as an activity the kids enjoy too.  You can get a roll of brown (Kraft) paper from places like Officeworks, Kmart, Target, BIG W and stationery stores.  30 metres cost about $15 so it goes a long way. Colourful Wrapping Brown [...]

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Decorative Tape: Party Ideas

February 6, 2014

Sponsored by 3M (S1 Post) The new Scotch® Expressions Tape is a brilliant addition to the family stationery stash.  It can be used to decorate a variety of household, stationery and recycled items.  I recently wrote a post about 5 ways I’ve been using the decorative tape around the house.   This time, I’m sharing how the tape [...]

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Easy Horse Themed Cake

January 26, 2014

I love how the cake for my daughter’s 8th birthday turned out.  Easy too. Materials Rectangle cake (with chocolate icing – for the paddock) Horse Plastic Toy Figurine  (I used a Schleich horse figurine and fence which acted as a gift for my daughter too) Cake bunting (I purchased from Sew Sweet) On the day of the [...]

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Ice Candle Holder

October 2, 2012

This ice candle holder turned out even better than I though it would! Love that!  It’s easy (and cheap) to make; it looks good on it’s own, or a few in a row.  I put this out for my birthday, around dinner time, and the kids were thrilled, and it made my day, that bit [...]

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Spider Lollipop

September 1, 2012

Lollipop Spider These lollipop spiders are inspired by House of Baby Piranha.  I’ll be storing this idea away for party bags, birthday party decoration or craft (suited for older children due to the choking hazard). They are so easy to make! Materials Lollipops, pipe cleaner, boogly eyes Instructions 1. Cut 1 pipe cleaner into 3 [...]

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Give a Hoot! How to Make a Giggle and Hoot Cake

April 29, 2012

Today on the blog, I’m thrilled to welcome Danielle to share her brilliant version of a Giggle and Hoot Cake, that anyone can make! Guest post by Danielle from Keeping Up with the Holsbys Giggle and Hoot are pretty big in my house. I was a No TV kind of Mum for the first 14 [...]

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