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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, NestlΓ©, Pillsbury, PayPal, Mars, Hellmann's, Cultura France and Danone to name a few.
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Showing posts with label Party and DIY Videos. Show all posts

Lemon and Berries Cake with Mascarpone Frosting


Lemon and Berries Cake with Mascarpone Frosting
Lemon and Berries cake with Mascarpone Frosting - delicious, easy to bake and decorate dessert, perfect for  a baby or bridal shower or any party! by BirdsParty.com @birdsparty #cake #cakerecipe #lemoncake #layredcake #layercake #summercake #berriescake #mascarponefrosting #recipe #cakerecipe

Lately I've been hooked on baking cakes. Layered cakes to be precise. I think it's the influence of all those amazing cake-decorating videos and accounts on Instagram! πŸ’

Hence, my latest creation - this delicious, super pretty and oh-so easy to bake and decorate lemon and berries cake with Mascarpone frosting. 

We served this cake at our mothers' day tea party a couple weeks ago, but it would be perfect to serve at a baby or bridal shower, or any other spring or summer party!
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Earl Grey Tea Bag Cookies Recipe

Earl Grey Tea Bag Cookies Recipe

If you love Earl Grey tea as much as I do, then you'll LOVE today's post! ☕πŸͺ My daughter and I made these Earl Grey cookies for our tea party last week , but I'm thinking this is going to become a regular treat in our house! These Earl Grey flavored cookies are shaped like a teabag and dipped in melted chocolate (YUM!), so I'm thinking they'd be perfect also for a garden party, baby or bridal shower brunch too. 

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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 ) 😍

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My Pastel Easter Brunch Tablescape

My Pastel Easter Brunch Tablescape

Easter is only a  few weeks away, so I thought it would be the perfect time to share this pastel Easter brunch tablescape that I put together for our celebrations at home! The decor of my Easter table this year was inspired by spring and pastel colors in pink, yellow, blue and green, which also happen to match beautifully with our Easter Bunny printable decorations !

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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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Rainbow Chocolate Bark Recipe 2 Ways

Rainbow Chocolate Bark Recipe 2 Ways

Saint Patrick's day is a few days away, and if you need a last-minute, fun rainbow dessert to serve at your party, then this rainbow chocolate bark is it! It's so fun to make (and eat), and the kids can totally get involved too! I've seen so many rainbow bark recipes over on Pinterest where you basically  throw a bunch of colored candy onto melted chocolate. But I really wanted a distinctive and unique "rainbow look" to my bark, so today I'm sharing with you a couple of new ways to make rainbow chocolate bark! 🌈🍫

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Rainbow Cookie Cake Recipe

Rainbow Cookie Cake Recipe

If you happen to have seen my last cookie cake recipe , you know how much I love making (and eating...) them! Cookie cakes have become my go-to dessert "centerpiece" for any festive occasion. Mainly due to their easy-to-make nature and the amount of fun they bring to any party table! Don't get me wrong, I love cake. But cookie cakes combine the best of the cookie AND cake world in one simple recipe! Hence my current obsession.

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Movie Night Party Ideas in Pink, Gold and Black

Movie Night Party Ideas in Pink, Gold and Black

The Oscars is 'round the corner so I thought it would be the perfect time to share our latest Movie Party printable collection with you! I set up a popcorn and champagne bar in pink, gold and black to showcase the goodies in a glam fashion fit for awards' season, but also to move away slightly from the traditional red and black styling we see often.  But, you can still find these same printable design used in this post in red and black in our shop! It's nice to have a choice, right? πŸ˜‰

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French Crepes Pancake Recipe

French Crepes Pancake Recipe

As promised in our Valentine's Day Crepe Party post from last week , today I'll be sharing the authentic French Crepes Pancake recipe with you! Aren't you lucky? πŸ˜‹ As you probably noticed, we've been making a how-to video to go with our blog posts, in order to give a real in-depth look at all our making processes, be it a recipe, DIY or a party tablescape.  And in today's blog post, I share my easy French Crepe recipe and techniques with you in video form again - with NO fancy crepe-making machine in sight! 

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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! πŸ˜‰

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Spicy Football Cheese Dip Recipe

Spicy Football Cheese Dip Recipe

If you've been following the blog for while, you probably noticed how much I looooove a grazing board or cheese platter for any parties I host. They're so easy to put together and a real hit with adults and kids alike! Since the Super Bowl is coming up, I thought I'd share a super fun to make appetizer for you to add to your grazing board or cheese platters! Oh, and did I mention it's football shaped, AND that we made a video? 🏈😍

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