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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.
Showing posts with label DIY & Crafts. Show all posts
Showing posts with label DIY & Crafts. Show all posts

DIY No-Sew Velvet Pumpkins


DIY No-Sew Velvet Pumpkins

DIY No-Sew Velvet Pumpkins - quick, easy and affordable way to make and craft velvet pumpkins to decorate for Fall or Thanksgiving! by BirdsParty.com @birdsparty #diyvelvetpumpkins #nosewvelvetpumpkins #nosew #velvetpumpkins #diy #crafts #fallcrafts #thanksgivingcrafts #falldecor #fallhomedecor #homedecor #diydecor #thanksgivingdecor

I've been obsessed with velvet pumpkins since I first saw them on Pinterest last year. But they can be quite expensive to buy online...so for my Thanksgiving tablescape this year, I went on a mission to make my own!

There are several ways to make these gorgeous velvet pumpkins, but being the speedy crafter that I am, I embarked on a NO-SEW project to make my velvet pumpkins, and at a fraction of the retail price! ๐Ÿ˜

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Quick and Easy Halloween Slime Recipe For Kids

Quick and Easy Halloween Slime Recipe For Kids

My daughter has been obsessed with slime for a couple of years now. She's forever watching YouTube videos   about making slime at home, buying slime whenever she sees it in the shops, and basically just driving me crazy talking about slime. Can you relate, mamas? ๐Ÿ˜‹ I've always been anti-slime myself. I mean, anything sticky that may cling to your carpet, hair and floors and that involves "wasting" household ingredients like washing-up liquid or flour...didn't spark joy for me. Buuuut, I completely changed my mind once I made slime myself!

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DIY No-Sew Halloween Trick or Treat Tote Bags

DIY No-Sew Halloween Trick or Treat Tote Bags

BOO! Hey friends, today I'll be sharing the DIY for these super fun and adorable No-Sew Halloween Trick or Treat Tote bags ! I teamed up with Sizzix once again to create this spooktacular, easy project that is perfect for your kid...or your best witches! ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ‘ป๐ŸŽƒ These Halloween tote bags are ideal to hold a ton of candy when you go trick or treating. After all, you can never have too much candy on Halloween, am I right?

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DIY Apple Shaped Zipper Pouch

DIY Apple Shaped Zipper Pouch

September is one of my favorite months. Not only because both my kids were born in September, but because of the cooler days, the beautiful autumnal sights we see in nature and the gorgeous produce we get to enjoy this time of year, like the humble apple! Apples also symbolize the back to school season, so in its honor, we decided to celebrate by creating a few of apple-themed posts to share with you throughout the month of September - from DIYs to recipes and all in between! Staring with today's adorable DIY apple zipper pouches ! ๐ŸŽ

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DIY Wedding Stationery & Decor

DIY Wedding Stationery & Decor

This post is sponsored by Walmart Photo but all opinions are my own. Following on from our DIY bridal shower post , I'm so excited to share with you some easy, but totally gorgeous ideas we styled for a pink and marble DIY wedding! We've teamed up with Walmart Photo who offer a quick, accessible, and affordable options for wedding stationery and customized gifts.

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DIY Bridal Shower Stationery & Personalized Gifts

DIY Bridal Shower Stationery & Personalized Gifts

This post is sponsored by Walmart Photo but all opinions are my own. If you're planning a bridal shower or bachelorette party and looking for DIY, cost-effective ideas to personalize your special day, then this post is for you! We've teamed up with Walmart Photo as a quick, accessible, and affordable option for all our bridal shower needs from invitations and stationery, to gorgeous customized gifts.

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Lion and Jungle DIY Birthday Party Decorations

Lion and Jungle DIY Birthday Party Decorations

Today I'm bringing you some super adorable and mega easy DIY decorations for a lion or jungle birthday party. Summer is here, and with the release of the Lion King movie, I can't think of a more fabulous theme for a child's birthday party this season! I've teamed up with Sizzix once again to show you how to create the most adorable birthday party decor with style and ease! 

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DIY Origami 3-D Paper Stars

DIY Origami 3-D Paper Stars

If you're looking for easy, inexpensive but oh-so pretty decor idea or craft for your 4th of July party, then this post is for you! These DIY Origami 3-D Paper Stars are one of my favorite DIY craft projects ever! They're SO easy to make, even the kids can help!  Plus, you can vary the star sizes, paper colors and patterns to create a truly stunning display to decorate your home, porch, classroom or party backdrops!

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DIY Paper Flowers Backdrop

DIY Paper Flowers Backdrop

Hi party lovers, today I'm so excited to be guest-posting over on the Sizzix blog , sharing the DIY for this gorgeous floral backdrop using paper flowers!  Floral backdrops have been trending for a few years now and all over Pinterest , and as you can see, they're ideal to use to decorate parties, photo-booths, weddings and events; but they're also fabulous as a piece of art for a nursery, bedroom or anywhere in your home! Check out the link below to re-create this fabulous project!

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How To DIY a Balloon Garland

How To DIY a Balloon Garland

Balloons garlands have been a huge decorative feature on so many parties and events all over Instagram and Pinterest for a few years now, and the trend is still going strong! These balloon garlands just get bigger and better with amazing hues, colors and finishes of balloons and some pretty intricate shapes too. So today I'm sharing with you my quick and easy way to make these fantastic balloon garlands!

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DIY Spa Pampering Kit With Four Recipes

DIY Spa Pampering Kit With Four Recipes

Winter is the perfect time to get cozy and pamper yo' self. So I decided to make some gorgeous pampering recipes and DIYs (with video!) that are the perfect addition to a spa day at home!  You can also use these DIYs projects to create a luscious spa pampering kit from scratch to gift to a loved one on Valentine's Day (or any other occasion).  But it's oh-so pretty that you may wanna keep it all to yourself, and I don't blame you! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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