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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, Nestlé, Pillsbury, PayPal, Mars, Hellmann's, Cultura France and Danone to name a few. 
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DIY Crepe Paper Flowers Bouquet


DIY Crepe Paper Flowers Bouquet
DIY Crepe Paper Flowers Bouquet for Mother's Day or Weddings - BirdsParty.com

Remember the giant paper roses I made for this shoot? Well, these area  smaller version of the roses but using crepe paper instead and making them into a beautiful bouquet for Mother's Day (weddings too or any other occasion you fancy!)

They are so pretty, long-lasting, and easy to make, and are the perfect gift or craft for kids to get involved in (with a little supervision of course, as there are wire cutters involved!). 

My daughter LOVED crafting with me on the weekend; and as a proud mom (not ashamed to say) I just couldn't help myself and took some extra shots of my precious, pretty in pink baby ♥

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DIY Easter Bunny Push-up Pops Party Centerpiece

DIY Easter Bunny Push-up Pops Party Centerpiece

As always, I love finding novel ways to use party printables, and   this is how these little Easter  B unny Push-up Pops came about. I had some  printable bunny cupcake wrappers left from my  Easter Kids' Egg Hunt Party photo shoot, and couldn't bear to throw them out, so I got my trusty puncher out and few supplies, and voila - Easy and super quick Easter Push-Pop Centerpiece that doubles as party favors holder. Life doesn't get sweet that that for a party nerd like me! :)

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DIY No-Sew Easy Plush Paper Flowers

DIY No-Sew Easy Plush Paper Flowers

These Plush Flowers, believe it or not; are  made from paper napkins and super quick to make too! They are a variation on my plush fabric flowers that I shared here . Don't they just look so cute?! AND they do not require any sewing , nor a lot of time - The idea came to me when styling our recent  Easter Garden Party . I really wanted to use pastel colored plush flowers, but did not have the time nor disposition to get out my sewing kit, and wondered if the technique would work with paper. Well, it did - Just proves again how necessity (or laziness) really is the mother of all invention! ;) Get the full step-by-step below...

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Valentine's Crafts for Kids | DIY Marshmallow Necklace

Valentine's Crafts for Kids | DIY Marshmallow Necklace

Diamonds, move over! Marshmallows are the new  girl's best friend ! :) We all know and love gumball necklaces, right? But I'm a little bit of a rebel, so decided to use marshmallows instead - OK, not much of a rebellion going on, but they are just as cute and as tasty.  Not to mention easy to make! And of course you can use or add other candies too, and start a little rebellion all of you own! Check out the steps below...

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DIY and Sparkly Heart Soap Handmade Gift

DIY and Sparkly Heart Soap Handmade Gift

My husband is not a sweet kinda guy. I'm mean, he's very sweet as a husband, he just doesn't like eating sweet things. So my baking cookies or cakes on Valentine's Day is wasted on him. This is why handmade, cute, scented, sparkly, heart-shaped LOVE soap is the perfect DIY gift for him! But if the words handmade soap  sound scary, then fear not - I'm using 'Melt and Pour' Soap base, so it's super quick and easy! ;)

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Halloween Kids Crafts | DIY Little Monster Candy Baubles

Halloween Kids Crafts | DIY Little Monster Candy Baubles

Ok, so I know the title says Halloween Kid's Craft,  but really, I had so much fun doing these myself that I know even grown ups will enjoy! ;) If you have a pair of little hands around, then great! If not, these cute little monster baubles make for great trick or treat packaging, Halloween party favors, as hanging decorations on a centerpiece or desert table spooky tree, and off course spooktacular gifts for teachers, classmates, neighbors or anyone who likes candy!!

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DIY Trick or Treat Halloween Favor Bags

DIY Trick or Treat Halloween Favor Bags

These  printable Trick or Treat tags   can be printed on white cardstock and used just as they are to adorn Halloween party favors, candy jars, as cakes toppers and more! But you know me, always looking for new ways to use printables, so how about using heat-transfer paper  to customize your own  muslin favor bags  and BOO your neighbors and friends in style this Haloween?! :)

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DIY Halloween Candy Displays with Pumpkin Peeps

DIY Halloween Candy Displays with Pumpkin Peeps

My (Crissy) favorite part of Fall is to take the children to   Schnepf Farms ! It is a whole day event that includes pumpkin patch, hay rides, pig races, petting Zoo, corn maze, yummy food, bonfire, marshmallows roasting and fireworks - So fun!! Since we love pumpkin patch so much, I created our own Halloween Peeps Pumpkin Patches ! Super easy and fun to make! Enjoy!

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Olympic Torch & Gold Olympic Medals DIY Tutorial

Olympic Torch & Gold Olympic Medals DIY Tutorial

The Olympic Games officially begin later this week.  The whole world will be watching and  cheering for their favorite teams  and events.  What better way for the kids to celebrate the magic of the moment than having their own  Olympic torch and gold medals?  Today's tutorials is courtesy of my mega talented friend Cheryl from Sew Can Do ! Cheryl and I have worked together on several occasion, you might have spotted the gorgeous, golden plush torch and medals she created for the Olympic Party I styled?! Well, today she's sharing her  fabulous tutorials here, just in time for the Olympics! :)

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