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DIY Pineapple Honeycomb for a Party

Pineapples are so in right now. Who knew, right? I love this new pineapple craft, DIY, style trend. I love their color and I think their shape is so interesting and fun. When I saw this pineapple honeycomb DIY from… Continue Reading →

Mini Berry American Flag Tarts

Can you believe that it’s practically July already!  I know there’s about a week and a half left in June, but I can’t believe that we’re already halfway through the year and that the first month of summer is over!… Continue Reading →

The Cutest DIY Donut Balloons

Ok, I am obsessed with these DIY donut balloons from Studio DIY. Aren’t they the cutest thing ever?? I just made them for my donut birthday party and had to share them with all of you! Super easy project to… Continue Reading →

15 Lego Movie Party Ideas

The Lego Movie has been a hit with kids and parents everywhere! Who else has that song “Everything Is Awesome!” stuck in their head all day? It’s a super funny movie and I’ve rounded up 15 ideas that would be… Continue Reading →

Coconut Macaroon Tartlets

Spring is finally here! After what felt like an incredibly long winter, the season has finally changed, and I’m ready to embrace new spring flavors and treats. Or at least, I hope so. While it’s technically spring on paper, the… Continue Reading →

Salted Caramel Cashew Popcorn

The 86th Academy Awards are now only a few days away, and I couldn’t be more excited.  I’ve watched the Academy Awards ever since I can remember.  My mom has always liked watching the red carpet events and my dad… Continue Reading →

10 DIY Ideas for a Winter Olympics Party

Does your family love the Olympics as much as my family? It is our favorite! We have it on all day and we don’t even change the channel to watch anything else! It makes me feel so patriotic and proud… Continue Reading →

Hosting Another Year of SocialLuxe Lounge

Last week I wrapped up another fun and fabulous SocialLuxe Lounge in the heart of Chicago! Here I am again with my two lovely partners, Allison and Jane, posing in my signature move… Jazz Hands! Here are just a few of… Continue Reading →

DIY Ruffled Party Streamers For The Win

Streamers make a party right? So take that business up a notch by making them ruffled, yeah, RUFFLED STREAMERS. I found this tutorial from Pizzazzerie at the Make and Takes Spotlight and I’m feeling like I ought to give this… Continue Reading →

Wrap Up from the SocialLuxe Lounge

While I talk craft and family here at Make and Takes, I also co-host an amazing blogging party called SocialLuxe Lounge. Along with Allison of Petit Elefant and Jane of This Week for Dinner, this was our 3rd time hosting…. Continue Reading →

How To Make a Temporary Tiered Serving Plate

Recently I gave you a simple yet chic idea for transforming plain glass vases into perfectly coordinating pieces for any entertaining theme. I’m so into cheap and easy these days, I thought you might like to know my other secret… Continue Reading →

Classic Kids Craft: Paper Weaving

Do you remember making woven paper when you were a kid? It’s a classic craft project – simple, inexpensive, and fun. Paper weaving is a low-mess activity I like to pull out on busy days or when friends are over…. Continue Reading →

Ice Cream Balls Rolled in Toppings

I’ve dipped ice cream balls into chocolate before, but I wanted a bigger selection of toppings this time. These are bite-sized chunks of creamy crunchy goodness. The chocolate toffee balls were my favorite! Supplies for Rolled Ice Cream Balls: your… Continue Reading →

Celebrate a Birthday with a Balloon Banner

I’m sharing this fun way we decorated for my daughter’s birthday with a balloon banner over at Babycenter’s Momformation. This banner could not be simpler and it looks festive for any birthday party. We hung it on our entry way… Continue Reading →

Quick Tip for Labeling Drinking Cups

When we’re having a party and a lot of cups are floating around, it can be hard to remember who’s is who’s. If they aren’t labeled, kids tend to get a new one for each sip. Here’s an easy trick… Continue Reading →

Giveaway: Storkie’s Invitations and Announcements with Style

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to #25 Janine and #90 Julie. Have fun announcing and inviting! I’m happy to have Storkie, a Make and Takes sponsor, here today with a giveaway. They’ve got great… Continue Reading →

Swiffer SocialLuxe Lounge 09′ Wrap Up

The Swiffer SocialLuxe Lounge was the highlight of my BlogHer weekend. It was truly amazing. The 6 of us hostesses worked together virtually to get this party together, and it turned out better than I imagined. There were amazing decorations,… Continue Reading →

Ideas for Your Halloween Class Party

When I was teaching school, I had great classroom parents in charge of organizing our class’s holiday parties. Now as a parent, I’m on the other end trying to get ideas for the upcoming class party. Here’s some ideas I’ve… Continue Reading →

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