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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. 
Showing posts with label DIY Spring and Easter Crafts. Show all posts
Showing posts with label DIY Spring and Easter Crafts. Show all posts

DIY Paper Flower Cake Toppers


DIY Paper Flower Cake Toppers
DIY Paper Flower Cake Toppers - easy and pretty decor craft to make to embellish simple birthday, wedding, bridal or baby shower cakes! by BirdsParty.com @birdsparty #diy #crafts #papercrafts #paperflowers #crepepaper #diyflowers #diypaperflowers #weddingflowers

Paper anything is my jam. But paper flowers are my particular favorites! I mean, you take a fairly simple, banal, flat piece of paper and fashion it into something 3-D, beautiful and super practical. What's not to love?!

And did I mention they're so easy to craft? Yep, despite their intricate looks, they're a cinch to make, and one of those DIYs that even the kids can help with! 

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DIY Easter Egg Candles

DIY Easter Egg Candles

When I was fourteen, my school organized a crafts sale, and we had to make all sorts of handmade decor items to sell, including scented candles. We made star-shaped candles, triangular candles, round candles...they smelled sooooo good and I was hooked for life! On candles. Candle-making is one of my favorite crafts ever! You  can see one of the blog's most popular post here , which happens to involve candles , what else?! So today I'm more than a tad excited to share my latest DIY candles with you - Easter Egg candles! 😍

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DIY Pretty & Easy Flower Crowns

DIY Pretty & Easy Flower Crowns

For my Mexican Fiesta this year (photos and recipes coming next week, so be sure to subscribe here not to miss a thing ! ), I decided to make some flower crowns to adorn our party outfits! Flower crowns are such a  fun party activity craft to make with your girlfriends for any event! Think bridal showers, spring celebrations, weddings, or come to think of it; a darling Mother's day craft too!  So we're bang on trend, right?! 😋 Check out the easy DIY steps below.

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DIY Floral Table Runner

DIY Floral Table Runner

As promised in my Easter brunch post , today I'll be sharing the how-to for that gorgeous, but oh-so-simple, DIY floral table runner! This year I wanted something very colorful and very floral for my Easter brunch table, but that was also easy to make (possibly made in advance) and that packed the wow factor! I think this floral table runner ticks all the boxes, non?! 😊

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DIY Floral Napkin Rings

DIY Floral Napkin Rings

Mother's Day is on Sunday, and if you're looking for last minute ideas to dress your table, then this DIY is for you! Not only it's super simple to make and dresses up any plain table instantly, but it also uses materials you probably have around the house. AND it double as a pretty gift for mom! ;)

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DIY Quick & Easy Citrus Candles

DIY Quick & Easy Citrus Candles

Come Spring we find ourselves eating more and more outside, like for the fiesta party  we shared last week. And there's nothing I like best than evening meals in the patio, surrounded by flickering candles to set the mood! Bonus points if your candles look mega original and smell subtly fruity! ;)

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DIY Nail Polish Marbled Easter Eggs

DIY Nail Polish Marbled Easter Eggs

There are tons of Easter egg decoration ideas and DIYs on Pinterest . But to be honest, some of them are just too involved, or not child-friendly or require blowing out eggs (who has time or patience for that?!).  So I just came up with the pretties and EASIEST Easter egg decorating technique , using a medium you already have at home - nail polish! ! :)

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DIY Easter Bunny Treat Tubes for Kids

DIY Easter Bunny Treat Tubes for Kids

Bunny and Easter eggs crafts are not in shortage on Pinterest . But I tend to seek out EASY craft and DIY ideas that kids can help to make...or something that I can put in a ' craft kit' format for parties, like for Easter brunch. And this year, I'm giving the kiddos these cute DIY Easter Bunny candy tube kits so we can all have fun making crafting cuteness at Easter! 

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DIY Crepe Paper Flowers Bouquet

DIY Crepe Paper Flowers Bouquet

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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