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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
Mexican Mule Cocktail Recipe

Mexican Mule Cocktail Recipe

Cinco de Mayo is nearly upon us and it's the perfect time of year to celebrate all things Mexican. Starting with the delicious, colorful cuisine, which of course includes some of my favorite fiesta cocktails! Last year I shared my cocktail recipe twist on the classic Mojito here . So this year I thought I'd do the same and re-visit another classic cocktail (the Moscow Mule), to inject a Mexican twist to my happy hour! πŸ˜‰

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How To Decorate Flower Cookies The Easy Way!

How To Decorate Flower Cookies The Easy Way!

Despite the cold and rain some of us are having, spring is  actually here. And I thought I'd share some easy-to-make flower sugar cookies for all those seasonal spring parties you may be currently planning. 'Cause let's face it, no party is complete without cookies. And no spring party is complete without flower sugar cookies! Thinks mother's day, spring brunch, bridal showers, tea parties, bee themed birthday...these cookies also make great homemade gifts for teacher's or to give out to guests as favors at your spring party!

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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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No-Bake Raspberry Cheesecake Parfaits Recipe

No-Bake Raspberry Cheesecake Parfaits Recipe

Valentine's Day is 'round the corner, and if you need a simple, yet totally delicious (not to mention adorable-looking) dessert, then we have your back, girlfriend! We added a raspberry note to this tasty parfait to counterbalance the sweetness going on with the delicious cinnamon-flavored cookie crumb layer and the Irish Cream liqueur cheesecake filling!  Oh, and did I mention it's also a NO-BAKE dessert? Talk about the perfect love day recipe, right?! 😍

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Party Recipe - Pomegranate Moscow Mule Cocktail

Party Recipe - Pomegranate Moscow Mule Cocktail

Christmas is 'round the corner and if you need a delicious party cocktail for entertaining this season, then today's recipe is for you! It's such a simple cocktail to make, and you can mix it all directly in a copper mug, so no need for cocktail shakers or muddling! Plus, it also looks super festive with its crimson color, topped with pomegranate seeds and a rosemary sprig garnish!

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My Al Fresco Boho Chic Thanksgiving Table

My Al Fresco Boho Chic Thanksgiving Table

To kick off our autumnal post series, I'm sharing a gorgeous al fresco Thanksgiving tablescape that I styled, along with a video to help inspire your own Thanksgiving celebrations! This autumn table decor has all the things we love and trending in the party scene right now: copper accents, pink hues and a touch of boho chic. What's not to love?! 😍

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Cherry Pie Pops Recipe

Cherry Pie Pops Recipe

As promised in my last post , today' I'm sharing another cherry inspired recipe. You're welcome!😊 This one's perfect for your 4th of July celebrations coming up, so we're bang on trend, right?! These pie pops are so fun and easy to make. And even more fun to eat! I made them with tasty cherries, but you also use other seasonal fruit   or filling to match your party.  

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Rainbow Tablescape & DIY Balloon Garland

Rainbow Tablescape & DIY Balloon Garland

Saint Patrick's day is in three days, and if you're looking for quick and easy table decor ideas or last minute decorations, than this post is for you! πŸ˜‰ Did you see the pretty rainbow balloon arch we shared last week? Well, this DIY is a spin off, since we used the same technique to make a garland that you can use to decorate walls or as a table runner! We also made a quick video to help explain how we achieve this look with a simple party trick using regular balloons!

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Chocolate Cupcake with Mascarpone Frosting

Chocolate Cupcake with Mascarpone Frosting

Valentine's Day is 'round the corner, and if you're looking for a quick and simple, yet tasty dessert for your party, or simply to pleasure a loved one; then this is it! πŸ˜‰ This is my go-to quick route when baking cupcakes. The frosting also takes no time at all to make, and no need to get the mixer out! Plus, I find the combination of chocolate and Mascarpone such a marriage made in cupcake heaven...so creamy and luscious! YUM!

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DIY Glitter Baubles Ornament Place-Card Holders

DIY Glitter Baubles Ornament Place-Card Holders

As part of my green and gold Christmas Holiday tablescape , I made these cute DIY glitter ornaments to act as place-card holders on my party table. They helped add a little shimmer and sparkle to each place-setting, and were SO easy and quick to make! I made them the night before the party. Just shows you can create something special and last-minute, without much effort. And THAT is my fav kind of craft!! πŸ˜‰

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