archive: Inspiration category

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spring!

March 30, 2011

Itching to celebrate this spring? Why don’t you… Bake (and eat!) a cake adorned with flowers. Release hundreds of ladybugs into your garden (they’re really inexpensive at your local nursery). Host a study in wildflowers in your living room. Experiment with a mini botanist kit. [images: David Wittig, Ryan Marshall, Teri Dimalanta]

CATEGORIES: Inspiration
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matryoshka nesting dolls

March 17, 2011

Nesting dolls seem to be popping up (get it, popping?! ) everywhere these days. Here are some favorite products and ideas that could be included in a nesting doll party. [sources: party from Stephmodo, Masha and Friends stationery, cake toppers from Twig and Thistle, fabric patches, tape, cupcake toppers, many matryoshka print, clips, wrapping paper]

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rainbow

February 23, 2011

Have you heard? Rainbow is so hot right now – as evidenced by  Joslyn’s rad party featured yesterday and the abundance of rainbow cake that has hit the Internet. Bring on the color! No seriously, slather it on. [sources: You + Me Styling via Rue Magazine, colorful macarons, yarn packaging, summer popsicle picnic]

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bike party

January 24, 2011

A reader asked us if we had any fun ideas for a bike party — and you bet we do!  Here are a few fun things we thought of for a neighborhood party. 1.  Set up a route and make (or buy – image above is from Etsy) signage indicating the route 2. Make or [...]

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real party: winter skating party

December 14, 2010

We LOVE every bit of this winter skating party by Kate of Beautiful Days.  We spotted it on Cyd’s fantastic blog and just had to share.  You’ll see why! This makes us want to go outside and have a winter party!  Thanks, Kate, for letting us share.  And thanks  Geneve Hoffman for the amazing photography!