DIY Party Ideas

  1. Do-It-Yourself Favors Make a Bridal Shower Unique

    Do-It-Yourself Favors Make a Bridal Shower Unique
    Bridal showers are all about the Bride-To-Be and her special day so they should reflect her unique style wherever possible. Do-It-Yourself bridal shower favors are a perfect way to treat each guest to something the bride loves. Whether it is a fun bag full of decadent treats the bride can never pass up or a favorite bath salt in a scent she adores, there are plenty of do-it-yourself ideas for bridal shower favors. With the addition of a personalized, do-it-yourself tag or sticker, these bridal shower favors will certainly be...
  2. Erik’s Kraft Korner Party Favorites: Bridal Shower Cupcake Wrappers Help Decorate Your Sweet Treats

    Erik’s Kraft Korner Party Favorites: Bridal Shower Cupcake Wrappers Help Decorate Your Sweet Treats
    Cupcake wrappers are an easy way to dress up individual bridal shower treats and BridalShowerStuff.com offers cupcake wrappers in many custom bridal lines, as well as other popular bridal shower themes. You can easily create a cupcake centerpiece at each table with delicious cupcakes adorned with fun wrappers – Your guests will love this display. Or create a memorable sweets table when a fun cupcake tower is the center focal point. Custom bridal shower themes offer cupcake wrappers in numerous color options so the Bride-To-Be can have her wedding colors...
  3. Bridal Shower Favors: Vanilla Bath Salts

    Bridal Shower Favors: Vanilla Bath Salts
    Every bride deserves a little pampering as she’s preparing for her wedding, and a bridal shower is the perfect time to do just that. Why not take it a step further and offer a bit of luxuriance to all your shower guests? Send each of them home with their own jar of these vanilla bath salts, and they’ll be relaxing (and thanking you) in no time. Vanilla Bath Salts Of course, you can substitute your favorite essential oil scent(s) for the vanilla in this recipe; be sure to pay attention...
  4. Craft Time With Alan DIY Picks: Candy Party Pails Make Do-It-Yourself Party Favors a Cinch

    Craft Time With Alan DIY Picks: Candy Party Pails Make Do-It-Yourself Party Favors a Cinch
    Candy party pails are an easy way to treat your guests to an amazing party favor. BigDotOfHappiness.com offers numerous do-it-yourself ideas for these adorable little pails so you are sure to find one to suit your style. Order party pails already filled with your choice of delicious Frooties Mini Tootsie Rolls. With green apple, strawberry lemonade, root beer and blue raspberry flavors to choose from, there is a color to match your event perfectly. Take your candy party pail favors to the next level by adding a personalized sticker label...
  5. Pumpkin Party Favors

    If your little pumpkin has a birthday this month, chances are you’ll be hosting a seasonally themed birthday party in some form or another. Whether you decide go all out with a full-blown costume-party-haunted-house-monster-jam, or you opt for just a few strategically placed gourds and a pot full of apple cider on the stove, chances are good that these adorable pumpkin party favors will fit right in at your party! These tiny pumpkins are just the perfect thing to hold a sweet treat or a small gift for your little...
  6. Fall-Inspired Do-It-Yourself Favor Ideas

    Fall-Inspired Do-It-Yourself Favor Ideas
    Creative party favors don't have to be a lot of work. With BigDotOfHappiness.com's fall party themes, anyone can create a unique, personalized party favor. Choose from Owl, Owl Girl, Little Pumpkin Caucasian and Little Pumpkin African American for a fall party theme that can't be beat. Your baby shower or birthday party guests are sure to be impressed! Address labels don't have to be just for your party invitations or thank you cards. Order a sheet of blank labels to use as little food flags wrapped around toothpicks or as...
  7. Craft Time with Alan - Fall Edition - Birthday Party Do-It-Yourself Crafts

    Looking for fun and unique birthday party do it yourself crafts? Look no further! Big Dot of Happiness and Simply Birthday Stuff have you covered! With our fun birthday party favor tags, birthday party labels and original birthday party supplies you are only limited by your imagination! Need some do it yourself birthday party help? Check out our latest DIY birthday party video! Craft Time with Alan is back for some fun, simple and unique birthday party do-it-yourself ideas ... all done with that Big Dot flair! Make your next...
  8. How to Tie a Bow

    Don't tie yourself up in knots! Now you can create that perfect present, treat or craft by tying a perfect bow, and Big Dot of Happiness can show you how! We've perfected the bow tying technique and now we can show you how to make a bow that is sure to wow. 1. Start with a tail of ribbon hanging off the top and warp the ribbon under the box, keeping it flat. 2. While holding the ribbon in place, wrap the ribbon in the opposite direction. 3. Then take...
  9. Preschool and Toddler Birthday Party Favors

    Preschool and Toddler Birthday Party Favors
    If you find yourself a bit daunted by planning your young child’s first “friend” birthday party, you may be heartened to know that a successful party can be as simple as a big bowl of homemade play dough. Homemade play dough is a different animal than the store-bought stuff: it’s soft and pliable without being sticky, and little ones can’t get enough of it! Mix up a big batch of dough before the party, sit the kiddos down at a table with an assortment of cookie cutters and other tools...
  10. Baby Shower DIY: Instant Cake Stands

    Baby Shower DIY: Instant Cake Stands
    If you’ve ever read an article or seen a show about laying out a buffet table, you already know that varying the heights of your trays is one of the keys to creating a beautiful display. It’s important to make sure that your table is as functional as it is beautiful, and making use of tiered stands and cake plates is a very simple way to achieve this. But what if you don’t have a china cabinet full of beautiful tiered platters? Do not worry! With a quick trip to...