Friday, June 29, 2012

sticks for date night

I think this is a super cute idea for a kitchen tea. You get these sticks at your local craft shop...


Ask each guest to write an idea for date night on a stick with their name.

It can be anything from cooking dinner together, your favorite restaurant you want them to try out (even write the telephone number on there to make it easy for them), go for a walk on the beach, read a book together, be creative.

The couple will then have a fab date night and think of you... or you can even ask them to send a photo!

You can also use it at a wedding asking the guests to write something to keep them busy, while the bride and groom are taking photo's!

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

A bit of yellow inspiration

Ok, I'm not a "yellow person" :-) But I came across a few "yellow" photo's and though they were really fun and happy - so I decided to share them with you! 


Must say I love these photo's, maybe I'm more of a yellow person than I thought I was!


FYI 
Yellow is the colour of sunshine.  It's associated with joy, happiness, intellect, and energy.  (www.color-wheel-pro.com)


iammommy.typepad.com

www.heavenlyconfections.net


www.weddingwindow.com


www.theprettyblog.com

community.theknot.com


www.marthastewardweddings.com

pinterest.com

Monday, June 25, 2012

it's a girl...

Buy plain baby vests and hats and personalize them is a fun idea as a gift.  You need to use your imagination with different shapes, materials and buttons. When choosing material with patterns make sure the print is small so that it has the desired effect on the clothes.

So this is what it looked like before....



Here are a few idea...

THE HAT:


THE SOCKS:


THE VEST:



Tuesday, June 19, 2012

candle in a jar

These jar look beautiful and you can personalize them as you want. You can have loads of fun and really be creative in making them...




What you need:

glass jam jars
glue gun
masking tape
spray paint
print of word you want to put on your jars

Make sure your jars are clean and free from glue and dust.



Cut the paper so that the word will fit in the jar and place it in the inside of the jar, masking tape it in the right spot. Now using your hot glue gun write the word on the jar.




For the jar with the heart, cut out a heart and stick it to the masking tape. Then cut the masking tape so that it is about 1mm bigger, so that it will stick to your jar (it's easier to peel off than if the heart was sticky all the way through).  Then at the top and the bottom make dots with the glue gun.



When the glue is dry, spray the jars with spray paint, keeping the spray can at least 20cm away so that you get a even spread of paint on the jar. If you don't want with spray paint to make a fine spray inside your jar, you can fill the jar with newspaper.

After about 2 min, remove the masking tape hearts then allow the paint to dry.



Add a ribbon to the top of the jar, put a tea light candle in and there you have a beautiful jar for a candle.



You can use these for a function and write happy birthday, or happy ever after, or names on the jars. Even using the bigger jars and write table numbers/names on, the possibilities are endless... share your creative ideas on what to put on these jars with us!