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15 Harry Potter Party Ideas

If you’re planning a Harry Potter party, you’ve come to the right place! From invitations and decor to food and activities, all the ideas you’ll need are right here! 15 Harry Potter Party Ideas 1. DIY Table Quidditch: Of course… Continue Reading →

35+ Zootopia Birthday Party Ideas

We’ve just seen the new Zootopia movie and are in love! It’s such a fun movie and has so many great messages for kids. I love the darling bunny, Judy. She’s smart, hard working, and a great role model for young ones… Continue Reading →

25 Minecraft Projects for Kids

Are your kids obsessed with the Minecraft computer game as much as mine are? It’s a popular favorite with boys and girls around the world. I’ve rounded up some of the best Minecraft projects to make. These ideas are great for a party… Continue Reading →

Simple Party Poppers

Hey there! I’m Alexis the blogger behind Persia Lou, a craft, crochet, and home decor blog with a modern aesthetic. I’m so excited to be joining in the Get Out and Play Series here at Make and Takes! My kids… Continue Reading →

Minions Ba-Ba-Banana Ice Cream Sundaes

We’re getting so excited for the new Minions movie coming out on July 10th! Those silly little minions have their very own movie, wahoo! We see how these minions came to life and served different masters throughout time. Kevin, Stuart,… Continue Reading →

Big Hero 6 Birthday Party Ideas

The family-friendly movie Big Hero 6 has been one of our favorite to watch, over and over again! I may or may not have cried during the movie :) Baymax, the robot healthcare companion, is the most lovable character Disney… Continue Reading →

Big Hero 6 Baymax Crafts

As we gather all sorts of fun crafts and decorations for a Big Hero 6 birthday, since we love the movie so much, we’re coming up with a few fun Baymax inspired ideas. We’re making Big Hero 6 Baymax Frisbee… Continue Reading →

Big Hero 6 Megabot Fridge Magnets

We are in LOVE with the movie, Big Hero 6! It’s one of our family’s favorites, Baymax is such a great character. We’re gearing up to host a Big Hero 6 birthday party and we’re creating all sorts of fun… Continue Reading →

35+ Frozen Birthday Party Ideas

Raise your hand if your kids are pretty much obsessed with the movie Frozen! It has take the world by storm hasn’t it? What sounds more fun than a themed Frozen birthday party for your kids? I’ve gathered up 35+… Continue Reading →

Make Halloween Masks for a Party

We have another fun and festive craft idea to make for your next Halloween party! Whether you’re hosting something at your home with family and friends or you’re helping with the arts and crafts for your child’s school, these masks are… Continue Reading →

Rainbow Colored Pasta Bracelets

How about a rainbow colored pasta bracelet for spring? Perfect timing for a simple craft with St. Patrick’s Day around the corner and the coming of spring! We’ve colored pasta before and made necklaces with yarn. This time we’re using… Continue Reading →

Make Cupcake Liner Hawaiian Leis

With our Hawaiian birthday party a big hit this last weekend, I’m sharing a few of the fun things we did to celebrate. Each of the guests got to make their own Hawaiian leis to wear during the party. Using… Continue Reading →

DIY: Hula Grass Skirts

We’re celebrating my daughter’s birthday this weekend and she chose a Hawaiian theme. Naturally we needed to have few hula grass skirts for the party guests. I’ve come up with a fun DIY option for grass skirts, repurposing plastic tablecloths…. Continue Reading →

Decorating Frisbees for a Summer Party Craft

My girls always want to have a craft project at their birthday parties. Since we usually have boy and girl guests of various ages at our parties, the craft needs to be simple and doable for multiple ages and interests…. Continue Reading →

Getting Ready for Backyard Parties and Summer Entertaining

We’re fairly new to our neighborhood, we just moved to a new house this year, and we’re still getting to know a lot of our neighbors. In the past, I’ve found a great way to make connections in a new… Continue Reading →

Party Ideas for Your New Year’s Eve Celebration

Can you believe we’re another year down? It’s going by way too fast. But alas, 2013 is right around the corner. Start practicing writing your “13”!! We’ll be having some fun with family on New Year’s. Below are ideas for… Continue Reading →

Mini Monster Cheese Balls

These cute cheesy monsters are a perfect treat for Halloween. These Mini Monster Cheese Balls from Hungry Happenings will be a hit at your next monster mash. Here are a few more monsterific ideas: Monster Birthday Party Ideas Googly Eyed… Continue Reading →

Serve Birthday Cupcakes on a Painted Party Plate

We seem to have a lot of birthdays during the summer and into September. We recently celebrated my 4 year old with a Rainbow Party and last week we celebrated my 7 year old with a water park party. With… Continue Reading →

Rainbow Birthday Party Ideas

For my daughter’s birthday, as I do with each of my kids, I let her choose a fun theme for their party. This year she chose Rainbows! It’s the perfect theme for a party. There are so many great ideas for… Continue Reading →

Be a Green, Party Machine!

I’m not ready to go all “Julie-Andrews” on you and start singing about raindrops on roses, whiskers on kittens or the like (truthfully, I’m not really a cat person). But I am happy to extoll on a few of my… Continue Reading →

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