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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 Thanksgiving and Fall Crafts. Show all posts
Showing posts with label DIY Thanksgiving and Fall 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! 😍

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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 ! 🍎

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DIY Felt Flower Wreath for Fall

DIY Felt Flower Wreath for Fall

Admittedly, I don't decorate much for fall. Being a blogger, come September, my mind is already thinking to Christmas (crazy, I know), so fall decor per se consists of a few autumn-scented candles dotted around the house. That's it! This year though, I wanted to up my fall decor game with a pretty wreath or two, which are also perfect for decorating any space in the home for Thanksgiving!

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Easy DIY Autumnal Floral Centerpiece

Easy DIY Autumnal Floral Centerpiece

As you saw in my Thanksgiving tablescape post here , my floral arrangement was a DIY jobbie. DIY is not only something I love, because it makes me try out new skills and ideas; but also it's often something of a necessity when I can't quite buy what I need for a particular project or photo shoot. And floral centerpieces or arrangements for me, ALWAYS fall under the 'urgh, I just can't get anything cute 'round here...'  category. So DIY is the only available option :)

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DIY Easy Calligraphy Thanksgiving Poster

DIY Easy Calligraphy Thanksgiving Poster

I've had a love for beautifully handwritten notes and calligraphy since I was a child.  You see, back in the days, we used to do calligraphy at school to learn how to write properly. My mom bought me these instructional books and I still remember marveling to find out that there was actually a "proper" way to write each letter! Nowadays, I'm in love with modern calligraphy. Big time!

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Last Minute DIY Thanksgiving Party Favors

Last Minute DIY Thanksgiving Party Favors

If you're stuck for ideas on easy, last minute favors or little Thanksgiving treats, than this post is for you! I love to think of novel ways to use party printables. And if it involves chocolate in some way, than I'm a happy bird indeed! Here I used the bottle wrapper templates (yes, bottle wrappers) and re-purposed them to make cute  Thanksgiving Chocolate Bars.  Love it when a plan works out! ;)

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DIY Thanksgiving Party Favors with Free Printables

DIY Thanksgiving Party Favors with Free Printables

I'm all up for handmade party favors, but does not mean I want spend ages making them!  Gumball Party Tubes  are my salvation when deciding on a quick and easy gift, party favor (or even stocking filler!). Kids will also have fun making these for their friends and family members, so enlist the help of some little hands  - it will keep them entertained for a good...30 minutes! ;) 

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Salted Caramel Apple Favors & Recipe

Salted Caramel Apple Favors & Recipe

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and though I really wanted to style a full-on table for you this year, I've been up to my eyebrows in crafts for the Paris trip this week. So I got some of my fave party gals to help me come up with some cool ideas on how to use our FREE Thanksgiving printables  (limited time only!) in recipes, table styling and party favors. We're all posting today, and you'll find the links to the awesome tutorials on the bottom of the post. 

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DIY Rustic Log Tree Stump Pedestal Cake Stand

DIY Rustic Log Tree Stump Pedestal Cake Stand

As promised last week, I'm sharing today the tutorial on how I made my Rustic Log Cake Stand . These babies brand new, can set you back at least $30, so making your own is a steal, and totally more fun too! ;) They are ideal for a rustic wedding or birthday party or Fall celebration - how about a woodland birthday party (think Red Riding Hood , Bambi , Vintage Snow White , Camping Party ...) but also perfect for those rustic, shabby chic bridal or baby showers or weddings too!

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