Fourth of July Crafts for Kids

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Tweet Often the youngsters are having all the fun, or so it seems today. Here is another cool crafts for kids – project that is just a jewel of a cool 4th of July crafts for kids !!     The 1,2,3 How-to-Do-this 4th-of-July Crafts for Kids Project   STEP 1.  PREP: Prepare a large […]

Cool Marshmallow Toadstools.. Kids Can Make

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Tweet Here is a cool crafts for kids. For younger kids. In the kitchen! Something to do in the weekend. Or, during Spring break, for that sleep over party.   Festive fairy food. These marshmallow toadstools are almost too cute to eat. I can just imagine a funky fairy darting in between them, wondering on […]

M M Rainbow Birthday Cake

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Tweet This lovely #3 birthday cake celebrated the birthday of a lovely little boy and sure made him and his friends happy. Patterns of M&M rainbows adorn a double bunt cake covered and attached together with chocolate icing. The patterning took only an hour, apparently, and I rate the design of this cake far better […]

Owl Birthday Party : Free Printables

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Tweet   Well, there’s no denying: besides sock monkeys, owls are very popular at the Fine Craft Guild (and the world at large). So, when I saw these stunning owl birthday party printables, I thought of you, and instantly thought to share ‘m.   Owl Birthday Party Here they are. Owl Invitations, Owl Gift Tags, […]

Shabby Chic Burlap & Lace Valentines or Wedding Ideas

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Tweet I don’t know what got into me. I never write about weddings. I must be in a romantic mood today because these vintage shabby chic burlap and lace combinations just scream wedding receptions and Valentine decorations to me. The Best of Vintage Shabby Chic Being selective, let me show you the best of the […]

DIY Party Tiaras & Crowns

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Tweet While the original idea of the designers of ‘The Glamourai’ was to showcase high-end jewelry of such famous designers like Bulgari and David Yurman, I am more fascinated with the fun ‘New Years’ Eve party-activity- potential of these handmade tiaras from glittery rag pipe cleaners, pompoms and little girls stickers, toys, and if you […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Planner

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Tweet This free downloadable Thanksgiving dinner planner is courtesy of a loyal reader and frequent ‘Time for a Party’ guest, Bekah (Pinch a little, Save a lot- blog). In bright ‘n’ cheery colors she directs us to be organized in simple ways. Her dinner party planner includes all of the essentials on 5 organized sheets: […]

Personalised Holiday Cards, Nice Discounts

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Tweet It is ‘Holiday Cards Ordering’ – time! Why? #1 reason: you’ll be in time, for a chance, for sending out great Christmas cards… . and more! #2 reason: Tiny Prints is giving you huge discounts, with promotions sliced in 10 different ways, to ensure you get to take advantage of them. Of course, the […]

Free Halloween Bottle Labels

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Tweet Witch poison! We all need it at Halloween. I designed these Halloween bottle labels for Witch poison both as Halloween decorations (or tags) and as extensions of our Halloween witch costumes. Bottle Labels :: Free Clip Art :: Halloween Printables   I realize that my North American readers will like to use these labels […]

FALL linky PARTY :: LIVE :: Join Us

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Tweet Woohoo, it’s almost Halloween… Not like there’s nothing else going on….!!?? Are you as busy as I am?!! With what?! This ‘n’ that, like linky parties for Fall Decor ideas. Ok. Seriously. It’s Time for a Party today! #37. Featured Designs First, let me feature 5 excellent DiY ideas that were linked up before. […]

DIY Bottle Cap Candles

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Tweet Small bottle cap candles are great for an evening at the beach, a party in the garden, a BBQ on the porch, or when camping on vacation. Any occasion will do. Bottle cap soy wax candles are so easy to make, and each candle should burn 1 to 1.5 hours. Quick 1,2,3 How-to Instructions […]

Linky Party 26

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Tweet :: 26th Edition of .. let’s make TIME FOR A PARTY. Featured Submissions from Last week Great Summer Crafts The Party How to Link Back to the Party <a href="http://www.finecraftguild.com/" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.finecraftguild.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/party_girl_thumb.jpg" alt="Fine Craft Guild"></a> Note: Due to summer fun commitments and us all having a little less time for parties like these, I […]

DIY Champagne Wire Chairs

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Tweet Let’s celebrate. Bring on the Champagne! Here’s the great fun recycling tip! Recycling Tip: keep those champagne bottle wire caps, as, yes, they make such lovely chairs. We have all seen the miniature French Bistro chairs, but there many more! Have a look at these splendid ideas.   Chairs photo credit: dwr.com Learn How […]

Pretty Gift Bow How-to

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Tweet Video tutorial on how to quickly give a lovely gift box wrapped with a pretty bow.    No more spending an hour fiddling with your gift wrapping, bows, ribbons and all. Get your gift box and your ribbons out, and learn how to do this fast and easy. Grosgrain Ribbon Bows   More on […]

Chocolate Covered Strawberries Recipe

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Tweet Day 5 of Strawberry Crafts Week: chocolate covered strawberries recipe. Not just yummy. Beautiful too. I’m not born in the US. But the Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays. Maybe because it is in summer. Or maybe because it is a great excuse for a party. People seem carefree and liberated. […]

Soy Wax Candle Making

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Tweet   2012 comes with a commitment to live more soulfully and to reflect that here at Fine Craft Guild. So, out with the paraffin candles and in with the soy candles.  Let’s make some candles! Here’s the howto.   Soy Wax Candle Making Supplies Needed soy wax flakes  (European readers / I get it […]

New Year’s Eve Table Centerpiece

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Tweet We all celebrate New Year’s Eve in our own merry way. This year, my hubby & I are not planning to give a party but to kind of quietly stay at home instead…, (although Italy is FULL OF SURPRISES and one can never  be sure as to what kind of fun might actually happen…).  […]

Halloween Ghost Crafts

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Tweet Pin It 7 projects. What’s Halloween without a spooky ghost? Must-have decorative Fall season displays have at least one or two ghosts  hanging around, spooky or friendly. Kids consider both kind of ghosts to add to the family fun. Halloween Ghost Crafts to Entertain: These are all easy, fun & fast to make.   […]

French Patisserie

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Tweet May you find inspiration in the art of Paris’ world-famous patisserie house, Laduree, who creates refined chocolates, macarons and patisserie which taste exquisite and look  like beautiful jewels, and which make glamorous gifts.  Artists & artisans throughout time have been inspired by the colors and shapes of food.  While renaissance painters may have preferred […]

Parisian Table Setting Idea with Ivy

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Tweet   Some ideas are just so easy and perfect that you wished you’d thought of it yourself.  Here’s a 2 minute table setting idea that will bring the garden into your home and transforms a plain dinner party table setting into one with elegant beauty. Simple & sophisticated.     Howto Clip 4 long […]

Romantic Rose Petal Place Card

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Tweet Treat your table guests with a romantic surprise. One of those simple summer crafts that take just 1 minute to put together. A sweet thing that makes summers romantic.   :: Rose :: Name Card :: Table Setting ::             :: Craft How-to :: Pick a garden rose. Add […]

Linky Party w. Best Fourth of July Ideas

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Tweet Today’s LINKY PARTY is themed ‘Fourth of July’ or ‘Red, white and blue’ – Party ideas. Come show off your inspirational ideas, completed crafts, home decorating results or DIY tutorials to celebrate the day of Freedom.   Best Fourth of July Party Ideas Table Centerpiece Get Flowers for your Fourth of July Party here: […]

New Coloring Pages for Mickey Mouse’s Birthday

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Tweet Oh, what the heck?! I am so into making coloring pages now, and just featured Thanksgiving Winnie the Pooh coloring pages. I might as well celebrate our own wonderful Mickey Mouse on his birthday with a lovely free coloring page. Mickey is the world’s best known cartoon character and is the official mascot of […]

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