Showing posts with label Halloween and Autumn. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Halloween and Autumn. Show all posts

October 14, 2014

Halloween: DIY Party Photo Booth with FREE Printables Props

Ready for another freebie? Each month we share a new party printable theme and a new PDF file for you to download absolutely FREE - so do not forget to sign up for our NEWSLETTER to never miss one of our awesome free printables and receive the links by email directly in your inbox!
I think you can tell from the photos that we had waaaay too much fun with these Halloween Photo Booth Props, right? Hope you'll enjoy them too! ;)

October 7, 2014

Halloween: FREE Printable Trick or Treat Party Boxes!

Free Party Printables: Halloween Trick or Treat Favor Boxes


Halloween is fast approaching and if you need a quick and cute idea for packaging those treats and candy, then this post is for you - No tricks! ;)

Each month we share one or more NEW and exclusive party theme and FREE printable PDF file for you to download - so don't forget to sign up for our NEWSLETTER to receive the news and links by email!


September 30, 2014

Tricks & Treats: Easy and Quick Halloween Party Ideas!

Halloween Party Printables and Party Ideas: Decor, Recipes and Crafts



Hello my pretties!! 

I'm currently working on Bird's Party EU SHOP lookbook, and Pinterest is one of my first calls for inspiration. But then it doomed on me (sorry, it's the Halloween vibe coming through..) that there' are sooo many complicated and time-consuming ideas and crafts out there...ain't nobody got time for that!

So I thought I'd step out of my usual pinspired route and see what I could find/create in a  jiffy and inexpensively, using every-day party goodies. 

Hopefully it shows that it doesn't really take much time (or skill) to create a boo-tiful display ;)


September 27, 2014

Fall Pinning Party with Better Homes & Gardens and You're Invited!

Fall Pinning Party with Better Homes & Gardens


Today's post is really an party invitation - Tomorrow, Sunday 28th, I'm joining Better Homes & Gardens editors for a huge 'Everything Fall' Pinning Party and you're invited!! 

Follow along our Pinterest Board here, as we pin inspiration and party ideas for Fall - From food, to events, parties, crafts, DIY, home decor and more!

Hope to see you there! No need to RSVP. Just bring your lovely self!  ;)


September 24, 2014

Halloween Party Ideas: Free Party Printables, Recipes and Crafts Round up!

Today I'm joining a few of fab party bloggers to bring you our best Halloween Orange and Black party ideas! There's something for everyone: Free party printables, Halloween recipes, Halloween party crafts, decor ideas...
Take a peek at the links below to see the full posts in all their spooktacular glory!

September 16, 2014

Fall Inspired: Nesting Birds Baby Shower



This beautiful baby shower styled by my friend Katelyn from Events by Kate, provides the perfect theme for a Fall baby shower celebrating the 'nesting mommy' and baby!

Kate used Bird's Party Baby Shower Printables, and stunning rustic and woodland elements for the decor to tie in perfectly with the more delicate look of the glassware, floral arrangements and lace. 

Check out all the gorgeous details below as told by Kate.


September 9, 2014

Top 10 Kids Birthday Party Themes for Fall




Hello sweet friends! Happy to be back with my batteries fully charged for what looks like will be a cray-cray season ahead! Thankfully I spent some time chillaxing at this magical place...which is handy seen the size of my to-do list already

Between stocking the shop with some exciting new party goodies (can't wait to share!), prepping a Christmas edition with Créative magazineorganizing three creative workshops in October, not to mention some fun projects with PBS Parents; the next few months are chock-a-block!! 

But that's the way, u-huh, u-huh, I like it! So onwards and upwards with today's post of our Top 10 Kids Birthday Party Themes for Fall. Check out the awesomeness...


October 31, 2013

How to Style a Halloween Chilling Chili Buffet: Gruesome Guacamole Recipe



BOO! Happy Halloween, my pretties! :)
Last of our Chilling Chili Buffet recipe ideas to complete your yummy, spooky repertoire (I'm be making this one later on today!). You can't have a Halloween Chili Buffet without guacamole, right?! Plus, they look super cute served individually in Frankenstein little cups! Get the full recipe and decor details below.


October 30, 2013

How to Style a Halloween Chilling Chili Buffet: Witch's Fingers Break Sticks Recipe



I have to say, these bread sticks look a little realistic... But I can also assure you they taste absolutely scrumptious, and totally helped to make the Halloween Chili Buffet a hit!

So much so in fact, that when I asked my daughter "What would you like to do for Halloween this year?"  (meaning costume...), she replied without a moment's hesitation - "Witch Bread Fingers!" :)


October 29, 2013

How to Style a Halloween Chilling Chili Buffet: Homemade Chili Recipe



My husband makes the best chili I've ever tasted. So much so in fact, that I never order it in restaurants for the fear it won't be on par! :)

So when styling my Halloween Chili Buffet, the natural choice was to cook his chili recipe, and today I'm sharing it with you. It's simple, unctuous and tastes awesome. And you can make it ahead of the party! ;)


October 28, 2013

How to Style a Halloween Chilling Chili Buffet: DIY Party Ideas, Crafts and Decor



A bubbling cauldron of hot chili accompanied by the usual sides provides the perfect Halloween food buffet for hungry little ghouls - It’s also a very relaxed, warming way to entertain and feed a crowd before Trick or Treat! 

We love it so much in our house, that we've now made a tradition of having a chili buffet every Halloween! :)
Here are some easy ideas on how to style a fun and spooky-licious Halloween Chili Buffet that I designed and styled for the fall Edition of Yum Food and Fun for Kids Magazine!


October 25, 2013

Black and White Halloween Party Ideas!




Have you ever been tempted to go monochrome for Halloween? I did last year, and totally loved it!
Monochrome is sleek, is chic and is one of the Fall color trends for 2013. What's not to love?!

I think this palette is really easy to pull together (think mummies, spiders, bats, crows...) and really helps to add an air of  grown-up sophistication to Halloween festivities. Check out some inspiring ideas I've been pinning:


October 24, 2013

Orange, Purple and Black Halloween Party Ideas



If you love the classics, then this color palette will do perfectly for Halloween. I'm yet to use purple (or pink, or green...) in my Halloween decor so am really enjoying this week's curated posts! :)


October 22, 2013

Pinkalicious Halloween: Pink and Black Halloween Party Ideas!



I think the whole Monster High phenomenon really has had a big part to play in all the trending pink Halloween (or Pink-o-Ween) parties we see emerging everywhere. The fact Halloween also falls in the Pink October month, makes pink the ideal color for this spooky holiday!

So if you fancy a little something girly, glam and totally pinkalicious this Halloween, here are some of our fave ideas we've been pinning:


October 21, 2013

Cake It Pretty: Fall Leaf Mini Cakes Tutorial

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If you would have seen my face yesterday as we drove out of the city and into the country for the afternoon, you would have thought the barrister slipped in a little something extra into my London Fog. On our way out the the pumpkin farm, the high-rises of our neighborhood were quickly replaced with row after row of golden-leafed trees. Maybe it's because I've lived in the city for a while now, but I had no idea I could ever be so excited about fall foliage. The beautiful colors of fall were captured in these Fall Leaf Mini Cakes.


October 11, 2013

FREE Halloween Party Printables + Spooky DIY Sign Tutorial



TGIF 'cause we're ending our Halloween Cheese and Wine Party week on a  spook-tacular note!

We have some creepy FREE party printables for you to enjoy + a quick and easy tutorial to help you inject a little macabre vibe into your party paperie! ;)


How To Create a Halloween Backdrop Using Embroidery Hoops and Fabric!

This embroidery hoop backdrop really helped to add a touch of spooky modernity to my Halloween Cheese and Party. It is super simple and quick to make, and can double as a wall feature in the home all year round - I actually have them as a fixture in my craft room now, spider and all! :)

October 10, 2013

October 9, 2013

A Stunning Little Monsters Halloween Desserts Table !!

One of the best parts of my job is seeing how Bird's Party printables are used on a real events, especially when the customer is beyond talented and creative; which then just puts a humongous smile on my face!!
Take a look at the incredible details and imaginative ways to use party printables in this spooktacular Halloween desserts table, sent in by Carol!


Super Easy DIY Halloween Fabric Treat Bags!



Halloween is creeping up on us. It's time to act : decorate the house, get the candy, carve the pumpkins, get the costume, plan the party...

Here it super cute project for you - Halloween Treat Bags, which are perfect for little treats for the kids to take to school, or you can use them as favors and decorations at your Halloween Party Table.


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