Movie Under the Stars

sml IMG_4632I love crossing items off my bucket list and this was no exception. What better way to enjoy a beautiful summer evening by watching a movie in the backyard under the stars. A lot of inspiration was found on Pinterest and everything was DIY.

Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea

IMG_4554There are so many fabulous hostess/teach appreciation gift ideas, it was hard to choose just one. Some I felt were more appropriate for the beginning of the school year instead of the end. I wanted to DIY a project that my daughter could help with.

It’s Contest time!!

There are so many little ladies walking around singing “Let it Go”, Disney’s Frozen has definitely become a sensation. Enter to win a digital download of these super adorable Frozen bingo cards. Just head over to DIY’s Party and Entertainment Ideas Facebook page to enter.

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DIY Ombre Pinwheels

diypinwheelThese elegant Ombre Pinwheels make a lovely back ground for a party table, or make smaller ones for Christmas decorations.  I can see this back ground used for baby showers, wedding showers and a vintage style party.  Tint the paper with any hue you like to add that perfect touch to  the party.

DIY Ping Pong Ball Cafe Lights

thumb ping pongWhether you make these for your back yard or for your child’s bed room, these cute Ping Pong Ball lights cast a soft ambient light.  You can create this adorable DIY project using a simple strand of LED christmas lights and ping pong balls. Clear lights would also work very nicely to make these DIY Ping Pong Ball Cafe Lights.

Pool Party Decoration Idea DIY Pool Noodle Garland

diy-pool-noodle-garlandWith summer just around the corner (or maybe you’re lucky and are enjoying the hot weather already), this is the perfect time to host a Pool Party and this Pool Noodle Garland would be the perfect addition to the party. Not to mention pool noodles are in abundance at the moment.

Free Princess Party Printables

princess party printablesClick on the image below to link you to the FREE Princess Party Printable. These are great printables to help plan your own DIY Princess Party on a Budget.

DIY Party Hand Washing Station

hand_wash_station_exampleI thought this was a genius idea when I saw it. This DIY hand washing station would be great for the outdoor BBQ at the park, beach or other places where you may have limited access to water. Not to mention this as a fabulous station to have set up at camp.

DIY Princess Party on a Budget

Princess PartyThe best way to have a budget conscience party is to Do It Yourself (DIY). Here is  a great party that is based on printables. With a few simple key purchases (that can be used  again for future parties) and print off some party supplies for a super adorable DIY Princess Party on a Budget.

Strawberry Layer Cake with Whipped Strawberry Frosting


This beautiful and delicious cake would make a would make a lovely addition to any birthday party, especially a Princess Birthday party. This delightful Strawberry Layer Cake with Whipped Strawberry Frosting has a delicious strawberry flavour.