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Unicorn Balloons

| Balloons, DIY

Doesn’t everyone want to be a unicorn or have a unicorn? Well now you can have one just in balloon form. It is easy to make your own unicorn balloons. They won’t float but you can hang them all over to decorate a party! You could also use them for centerpieces just put them on top of vase.

What you need:

balloons in white, pink or rainbow colors

black sharpie

metallic or bright colorful rainbow tissue paper

  • Blow up balloons.
  • Draw on face as shown above with a black sharpie, I used blue because I couldn’t find black at the moment but black would show up better.
  • Take a party hat cut it in half. Glue the edges of the half together.
  • Punch a hole through the top about an inch down and add ribbon to hang.
  • On the bottom add strips of the metallic tissue paper or colorful tissue paper. You can tape them to the inside or punch a hole and tie them on. When you put the horn on the balloon put the hair slightly to the side of the face.
  • Add tape to the inside of the balloon sticky side facing out spread out around the horn. Attach it to the top of the balloon making sure the tape is sticking to the balloon.
  • Hang balloons from the top of the horns.
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    About Valerie Lewis

    Hi I'm Val! I love coffee and cupcakes(breakfast of champions), getting crafty with my daughter and making easy DIY parties to celebrate all of life's special moments. Come party with me!

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    DIY Unicorn Wine Gift

    | DIY, Unicorn Party

    Unicorn Wine Bottle

    I am putting together some of my favorite things in this post. Wine and unicorns! These unicorn wine bottles are fun to make for friends or girls nights. You can decorate them and bring them to a friend. You can also decorate them for a girls night. Drink some wine and make a unicorn. Sometimes it gets boring just giving a bottle of wine as a gift. You have to dress it up and what better way to do that then to make them a unicorn. Plus, they are super easy to make with just paint, a party hat, and tissue paper. I am thinking of making wine bottle labels for the face to make it even easier! read more

    About Valerie Lewis

    Hi I'm Val! I love coffee and cupcakes(breakfast of champions), getting crafty with my daughter and making easy DIY parties to celebrate all of life's special moments. Come party with me!

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    Unicorn Party Games

    | Games, Unicorn Party

    Unicorn parties are really in right now but what do you do for unicorn party games? Luckily unicorns are wonderful, colorful, majestic creatures that come with a lot of creativity! I think unicorns would be all about the unicorn games and your little unicorns will love these unicorn party games! I usually pick one or two games that are easy to put together and for kids to play. Kids love games but you don’t want to go too crazy with games. A few will do. If you need some ideas for unicorn games you are in luck because I have been cooking up some ideas in my weird unicorn brain! I don’t know about you but I love unicorns just as much as my daughter and it is one of my favorite party themes at the moment. Lets get started with the unicorn game ideas! read more

    About Valerie Lewis

    Hi I'm Val! I love coffee and cupcakes(breakfast of champions), getting crafty with my daughter and making easy DIY parties to celebrate all of life's special moments. Come party with me!

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    DIY Unicorn Favor Bags

    | Birthday Party, DIY, Gift bags

    Unicorn Favor Bags

    This week is all about the unicorns because they are awesome and I can never get enough unicorns! I made these adorable unicorn favor bags. You can use this technique to make unicorn gift bags as well. Who wouldn’t love a little gift dressed up as a unicorn. I have some other unicorn fun coming your way later this week but these bags are one of my favorites. I may have an obsession and I may be writing this while wearing my unicorn slippers. Unicorn parties are fun for kids and adults. One of these days I plan to have a unicorn brunch with lots of rainbow fun treats. I got these bags from the dollar store but you can use any white bags, although the handles on the bags worked really well for the ears. For the hair I used some rainbow metallic tissue paper from the party store for the hair. You can use colorful tissue paper as well. read more

    About Valerie Lewis

    Hi I'm Val! I love coffee and cupcakes(breakfast of champions), getting crafty with my daughter and making easy DIY parties to celebrate all of life's special moments. Come party with me!

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    Birthday Candy Crown

    | Birthday Party, DIY

    On your birthday you should wear a crown! Even better if that crown is made of candy! This is  a fun treat for kids or adults on their birthday. Use any kind of candy the birthday girl likes on this fun crown. It’s my birthday week and I plan on wearing a crown full of candy. I plan on eating a ton of candy and other treats too. I like the look of colorful candy but I also am a huge chocoholic. My birthday is a time to indulge in it all. Lets get this birthday crown making started! This birthday candy crown is sure to be a hit! read more

    About Valerie Lewis

    Hi I'm Val! I love coffee and cupcakes(breakfast of champions), getting crafty with my daughter and making easy DIY parties to celebrate all of life's special moments. Come party with me!

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    DIY Cinnamon Roll Bouquet

    | Uncategorized

    A Sweet Bouquet With Cinnamon Rolls

    Some bouquets are sweeter than others. This sweet diy cinnamon roll bouquet is easy to make and a fun gift to give friends. You can make homemade cinnamon rolls or a package. I went the easy route with a tube of rolls. Add colorful sprinkles to brighten them up more and put them on bamboo skewers to make a bouquet. I love how this bouquet turned out and seriously who doesn’t prefer a bouquet that you can eat?! Edible bouquets are becoming more and more popular because birthdays are a time to splurge on your favorite treats. Cinnamon rolls also go great with coffee so making it in a coffee mug is a perfect fit. I just used a large plain white mug with colorful tissue paper. You could also decorate a mug to give as part of the gift or get one with a funny saying on it. Lets get these cinnamon rolls started! read more

    About Valerie Lewis

    Hi I'm Val! I love coffee and cupcakes(breakfast of champions), getting crafty with my daughter and making easy DIY parties to celebrate all of life's special moments. Come party with me!

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    Lemonade Stand Printables

    | Banners, Printables

    This shop/post has been compensated by Collective Bias, INC. and The Coca-Cola Company, all opinions are mine alone. #SummerRefreshment #Publix #CollectiveBias

    • Nothing is better in summertime than lemonade! It is my favorite summer drink to keep cool. As a kid I have such great memories of making lemonade stands with my family. We lived on a cul de sac and everyone in the neighborhood were close friends. That made having a lemonade stand extra fun because all the neighbors would come by and support us. My sister and I would put two straws in a cup because we thought it looked fancy. I still sometimes like to drink my drinks with two colorful straws. I decided to continue the family tradition of making a lemonade stand and it was even more fun as an adult! It was made extra easy by using 2 liter bottles of Minute Maid® Lemonade for our lemonade at the lemonade stand. We made a colorful yellow and sunny lemonade stand. I created some fun lemonade printables to decorate the cups and stand. I love how the lemon printables turned out! Since the lemonade stand I have been drinking my Minute Maid lemonade with straws that have lemon toppers to make it feel more festive. We also made fun to go cups for the lemonade. I find that sometimes the problem with lemonade stands is the lemonade is tricky for people to take with without spilling. I dressed up mason jars and yellow paper cups with fun printables plus spill proof lids. I tested them out by tipping them to the side to make sure they wouldn’t spill and it worked! That may be a risky way to test it, but luckily the lids passed the test.

    To get your lemonade stand started first you will need to pick up some Minute Maid Lemonade from Publix! It is located in the aisle with specialty drinks and soft drinks next to the soft drinks. The 2 Liter bottles are perfect for a lemonade stand and making a lot of drinks find your local store HERE. Find your local store and save a $1 when you buy 2 2 liter bottles save in store. Earn a $1 on 12 pack, 12 oz cans Ibotta offer. read more

    About Valerie Lewis

    Hi I'm Val! I love coffee and cupcakes(breakfast of champions), getting crafty with my daughter and making easy DIY parties to celebrate all of life's special moments. Come party with me!

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    Back To School Photo Backdrop

    | Balloons, DIY

    Back to school photo balloons

    Back to school is a great time for photo ops. Then you can look back each year at how much your kiddo has grown up! Man it goes so fast, I can’t believe my daughter is already starting first grade! Before I know it she will be a teenager. I want to make sure to take pictures of every stage of her life and important moments like the first day of school! I made this easy back to school photo backdrop for cute pictures. It’s simple for anyone to make with just a few items. I included “chalkboard” balloons and I used post its on the wall to write the grade my daughter is going into. read more

    About Valerie Lewis

    Hi I'm Val! I love coffee and cupcakes(breakfast of champions), getting crafty with my daughter and making easy DIY parties to celebrate all of life's special moments. Come party with me!

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    DIY Hanging School Supplies Organizer

    | Crafts, DIY

    School Supplies Organizer

    I’m getting my daughter ready for school and something I often struggle with is organizing school supplies. She’s starting first grade and I have a cute little table for her to work at for fun or school assignments. The only problem is there is not a lot of space on the table to put supplies. That is why I decided to make a cute diy hanging school supplies organizer. The best thing about it is that I made it from a cereal box and toilet paper rolls. I just love when I can find things around the house to make stuff out of, don’t you?! Just add some washi tape and anything can look cute! It hangs easily on the wall and saves space! Lets get this crafting started! read more

    About Valerie Lewis

    Hi I'm Val! I love coffee and cupcakes(breakfast of champions), getting crafty with my daughter and making easy DIY parties to celebrate all of life's special moments. Come party with me!

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    Back To School Chocolate Bars

    | Candy, DIY, kids craft

    Back to school is a fun time for kids and parents. I think by the end of summer everyone is ready for back to school! What better way to celebrate than with some chocolate. Kids can practice writing letters on chocolates or these are fun to send in school lunches for the first week of school. Nothing complicated to make since there are enough things to do to get ready for school. My daughter is starting first grade and the school supply list is growing! My daughter is excited for this year because it is real grown up kid learning. These chocolate bars are kind of like little chalk boards to write letters. If kids are making them they can write the letters on with a paint brush or with chocolate bottles. It could get messy but it’s also really fun! Plus, every occasion needs chocolate, that is just a fact. Momma needs some chocolate during back to school time that is for sure! Make these back to school chocolate bars for a fun back to school activity with kids! read more

    About Valerie Lewis

    Hi I'm Val! I love coffee and cupcakes(breakfast of champions), getting crafty with my daughter and making easy DIY parties to celebrate all of life's special moments. Come party with me!

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