Do you know the small paper cups you fill with ketchup at fast food restaurants? That’s what these flowers are made out of! When a friend showed me that if you tug on the sides the cup expands, my mind was blown. Maybe this is common knowledge but I had no idea! Anyhow, with a quick coat of paint and paper centers these favor cup flowers are the perfect way to decorate for your next party. (And check out even more paper flower crafts!)
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In my work as event designer, almost every dinner table setting is competed with candles. Votives, candlesticks, little lanterns, etc – there’s always the warm glow of candle light in one form or another because every single client loves the intimate, festive atmosphere candles create. So, why not use candles as the only centerpieces? This DIY will let you make a big statement with your table settings – in no time at all. Let your centerpiece “greet” your guests, spell out your table numbers or whatever else comes to your mind! I’ve provided three different printable templates – black & white, shades from yellow to pink and colder hues in blues and greens. Feel free to mix and match!
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A circus wedding? Yes! Your wedding day will be one of the best days you will experience, so why not make it extra fun for you and your guests, with a circus theme? You can put as much or as little circus you want into it. I would go the less is more route, with big colorful balloons, peanuts for guests, brightly frosted cakes in different sizes, and of course, the tent to bring it all together.
You don’t have to break the bank these days, to make your wedding day amazing. Why not have an intimate backyard wedding? Invite guests with a handwritten card, make fringe garland to string from tree to tree, and borrow mis-matched chairs from friends and family for an eclectic look for guests to sit! What a special day that would be!
By Amy Moss
Inspired by summer, I’ve designed these Mini Paper Fan printables that you can use for a variety of party projects like:
- Gift packaging or party favor bags.
- Decorations or name cards for table place-settings. (They would be perfect for a garden party!)
- Wedding escort cards.
- Summer or spring party/wedding favors.
- Party or wedding decorations.
- A paper fan garland.
I’ve designed two sets of fans: patterned and ombré. Feel free to mix and match or stick to just the one color, depending on your party styling needs.
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