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Cristina Riches aka Bird, is the founder of BirdsParty.com. She's also a creative mom of two, published author, graphic designer, freelance photographer, magazine editor and unconditional party lover. Her party ideas and photos have been featured on numerous publications such as Forbes.com, CNN Entertainment, Parenting Magazine, Celebrate Magazine, All You Magazine, Elle Decor and MarthaStewart.com. She also regularly creates content for brands such as PBS Parents, HGTV, Coca-Cola, Nestlรฉ, Pillsbury, PayPal, Mars, Hellmann's, Cultura France and Danone to name a few.
Watermelon Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe

Watermelon Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe

Summer's officially here, and it's SOOOO good to finally get our bikinis and sunglasses out of storage, right?! ๐Ÿ˜Ž Of course, it's also time to brush up on our cocktails for all those fab summer parties!  And we're kicking off our summer of delicious libations with this refreshing, and oh-so-easy-to-make watermelon daiquiri cocktail!

Strawberry and Cream Layer Cake

Strawberry and Cream Layer Cake

Strawberries have been on my mind and plate lately, and I'm not complaining! They're one of my favorite fruits and so versatile in jams, desserts, drinks and appetizers alike! Of course, one of the classic ways to serve strawberries is with a big bowl of cream! So to crown our strawberry season in style, I decided to bake up a storm with this easy but oh-so pretty strawberry and cream layer cake !

Strawberries and Cream Popsicles Recipe

Strawberries and Cream Popsicles Recipe

Thank you Brawny® Tear-A-Square® for sponsoring this post. Think of all the ways you can Put a Square There! Popsicles are one of those recipes that is super easy to make, but feels like a real treat every time. My kids love to eat fruit, but turning their favorite fruits or fruit juices into popsicles instantly turns me into super-mom in their eyes! Bonus points if I can actually turn a dessert into a popsicle, like I did with these strawberries and cream popsicles!

DIY Strawberry Farmhouse Decor + FREE Felt Strawberry Template

DIY Strawberry Farmhouse Decor + FREE Felt Strawberry Template

When I first started blogging, the blog was dedicated mostly to crafts and DIY projects. Being at home some much these days, I find myself going back to these earlier blogging roots and crafting my worries away, whenever I can. Hence all the strawberry-themed DIY crafts I'm about to share with you! These easy decor ideas are perfect to decorate any little corner in your home, to style a tiered tray (I'm currently obsessed with them...) or creating a pretty table centerpiece this season.

How To Make a Raspberry Mojito

How To Make a Raspberry Mojito

Summer is finally here, and we're kicking off the season with a refreshing raspberry Mojito ! This recipe is great to make with any seasonal fruit, but I just happened to have some raspberries handy and so here we are! This raspberry Mojito comes together is a flash, so you won't have too much trouble playing bartender at your next event. But, if you want to make this cocktail ahead of time for a crowd, you can too! Check out my suggestions below.

Lemon Themed Party Ideas with DIY Decorations

Lemon Themed Party Ideas with DIY Decorations

Summer is here, and if you need a fresh party idea or theme for your seasonal celebrations, then you can't go wrong with lemons! I've teamed with a couple of French brands , for a super sweet collaboration to showcase their brand new lemon themed designs and paper goods, and I can't tell you how much I loved it! ๐Ÿ‹

Brazilian Passion Fruit Mousse Recipe

Brazilian Passion Fruit Mousse Recipe

I've been making this Brazilian passion fruit mousse recipe on repeat this summer. It's SO delicious, refreshing, very quick and easy to make, and only has 3 ingredients! What's not to love? ๐Ÿ˜‰ It's a favorite with my whole family, and it's the ideal dessert to finish off any summer meal, dinner party or to serve at a tropical themed soiree this season!

DIY Balloon & Fronds Tropical Party Centerpiece

DIY Balloon & Fronds Tropical Party Centerpiece

One of my favorite elements of the  Party Like Pineapple birthday table was for sure, the balloon and fronds centerpiece! Originally, I wanted to hang a balloons garland above the dessert and drinks station, but when I was making it on the dining table, I realized it would make a fab tropical centerpiece ! And so a new idea was born! 

Jungle Party Ideas and DIY Decor

Jungle Party Ideas and DIY Decor

Summer's here and despite all the uncertainties, life goes on. And so do celebrations! OK, granted. We have to downsize our parties a little, keeping in mind location and a few other social distancing rules...but that shouldn't stop us from celebrating the special moments in our lives, am I right? We just have to adapt a little...and we're okay with that! So, today I bring you a super simple, low-key jungle themed party table with some fun and easy DIY decorations that still look and feel special, for whatever occasion or celebration you may be hosting this season!

DIY Farmhouse Summer Decor

DIY Farmhouse Summer Decor

Hey, crafty friends! Today I bring you some easy DIY ideas for creating super pretty floral displays, which are perfect to decorate a celebration table, party space, dinner party tablescape or patio table for any soiree this summer! All these craft projects are super easy, and best of all; they cost very little  to make because they use materials we all have lying around our recycling bins!  So these projects are what I like to call "trash to treasure" projects! ๐Ÿ˜‰

A Lemon Themed Tablescape for Summer

A Lemon Themed Tablescape for Summer

Last year, I created a bunch of lemon themed posts here for the blog , but did not have time to style a tablescape. So I decided to style this lemon table this year, with a modern farmhouse vibe and using props and decor I already had at home.  I wanted to create an easy table decor that was pretty and fresh, and that  would be perfect for any celebration that summer brings, no matter how small. Here are some of my zingy ideas below!

How To Build a Bagel Brunch Board

How To Build a Bagel Brunch Board

Easter is only a  few days away, and if like me, you need a quick, easy and delicious brunch idea to serve to your family and friends, then this post has the answer.  And the answer come in the form of a Bagel Brunch Board! This bagel brunch board is a spring brunch version of the charcuterie and cheese boards we're so fond of here on the blog ( and all over Pinterest ) ๐Ÿ˜

How to Make an Easter Bunny Cake ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฅš๐ŸŒธ

How to Make an Easter Bunny Cake ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฅš๐ŸŒธ

Hi friends! Today I bring you an adorable bunny cake recipe that would be perfect to serve for your Easter celebrations or a bunny theme party! This cake is a nod to the Unicorn birthday cake   I made for my daughter's 10th birthday party, and I love how it turned out!  It looks beyond adorable and taste so good, but is super easy to bake and decorate as you'll see in a  moment; and hope it inspires you to have a go to wow your family and guests this Easter! ๐Ÿ˜

Neutral Easter Tablescape and DIY Mantel Decor

Neutral Easter Tablescape and DIY Mantel Decor

I know I'm a little late posting these this year, but hopefully you can still find some quick and easy ideas here, and feel inspired to create an inviting and meaningful table to gather around with your loved ones this Easter! I have ditched all my usual colorful props in favor of a more neutral, relaxing and peaceful style in-keeping with the faith-filled ambiance I was trying to create for this neutral Easter tablescape and DIY mantel decor.

DIY Modern Farmhouse Easter Dรฉcor with FREE Printables

DIY Modern Farmhouse Easter Dรฉcor with FREE Printables

This year, I'm not doing a huge Easter table like I usually do. Instead, I'm slowing down and focusing more on simplicity, on recycling and up-cycling what I already have on hand to create my dรฉcor.  Don't know about you, but I'm so over the OTT parties and home decorations! ๐Ÿ˜‰ So, I hope you enjoy these easy, DIY craft projects and tiered tray styling ideas, which are great to add a simple but pretty touch of spring to your Easter tablescape or home!

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

Hey friends, Easter is 'round the corner and I've decided to share with you one of my favorite recipes EVER - Hot cross buns !!  These delicious, lightly spiced sweet bread rolls make for the perfect Easter breakfast, lunch or treat and are quite simple to make too!  I absolutely love eating hot cross buns any time of day though, and this year I tried a new recipe that I just had to share it with you guys, since they turned out SO good!

Easter Mantel Pastel Decor DIYs

Easter Mantel Pastel Decor DIYs

As you can probably tell from my recent Easter themed posts here on the blog , I'm currently really into pastels.  I know it's not a groundbreaking concept for Easter or spring, but there's just something so cheerful and comforting about pastel colors - be it in parties, food or tablescapes. Am I right? Maybe next year I'll choose a more neutral color palette or farmhouse style for my decor, but pastels it is for my mantel decor this year!

A Modern Valentine's Day Dinner Party

A Modern Valentine's Day Dinner Party

When you have kids in tow, Valentine's Day festivities take on a whole new meaning (I think parents reading this will nod at this point), and the phrase three's a crowd springs to mind? :) Because of that fact, I've often shared family-friendly Valentine's Day party ideas, recipes and crafts here on the blog.  But this year, since my kiddos are a little older; I fancy a little dinner date with my husband!

Hibiscus Margarita Cocktail Recipe

Hibiscus Margarita Cocktail Recipe

Valentine's Day is 'round the corner, and if you need a delicious, easy to make and oh-so-pretty cocktail to serve at your party, or to your best gals, then this post is for you! I've been into hibiscus cocktails since last summer, as I just love the pretty colors and floral notes it gives to any drink. So naturally, I turned to hibiscus to add a touch of " je ne sais quoi " to my classic Margarita cocktail recipe!

A Cozy Winter Soup Party Tablescape

A Cozy Winter Soup Party Tablescape

January just makes me want get cozy and warm. And for me, there's no better way to celebrate any occasion in winter than with a big bowl of steaming hot soup! So it got me thinking that a soup party buffet would make a fabulous, and soup-er ๐Ÿ˜ easy way to entertain this season! My family lives on soup in winter, so I set up this cozy winter soup party tablescape with a buffet fit for hosting family, friends and kids at home!

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