Tips and Tricks

  1. Party Training: DIY Napkin Rings

    Party Training: DIY Napkin Rings
    Create interest at your buffet table or at each placesetting with these adorable DIY napkin rings. Using one of our die-cut bones and a few common craft tools, you can easily make this for each napkin-utensil pairing. For this example, we used DIY die-cut bones from the Chevron Boy Bruffday pawty line to create YOU-nique table decorations. Each group of tags comes with stripes and polka dots, in color combinations that will coordinate with all of our dog party themes so you can create this look for your celebration, no...
  2. Your Dog and Moving

    emdot / Foter / CC BYMoving is a nightmare! It’s no fun for anyone, including your pup. Dogs depend on stability and familiarity, so a dramatic change in location will shake him up a little. There are a couple things you can do to make the move a little easier on your dog. Keep his things – You may think a new home deserves new items, but keep your dog’s same bed, crate, bowls and toys. There’s already enough change for your pup! Having these familiar items around will comfort...
  3. {Puppy Party Checklist} Pawty Planning Made Easy

    It’s official you are planning a puppy birthday party for your pooch. Now what?  How do you even begin planning a party for your beloved dog? No worries, When Pooch Comes To Shove has you covered with our puppy party checklist (Download and print here) and all the party supplies you need - pawty planning made easy. Puppy Party Checklist: Step 1 (4 Weeks Before): Pick a party date and time for your puppy birthday party. Doodle.com is a great resource to setup a poll of available party dates for your guests...
  4. REAL POOCHES | REAL PAWTIES: Chevron Girl Dog Birthday Party

    REAL POOCHES | REAL PAWTIES: Chevron Girl Dog Birthday Party
    Our tails wagged with excitement when we saw our pawty supplies at B. Lovely Events. Emily created a PAWsome dog birthday party for her pooch, Keely, with the Chevron Girl Brufday Party theme. Emily used personalized Chevron Girl water bottle labels, circle stickers, a poster and dog party hats; and themed cupcake wrappers and picks, and bone cut-outs. With the addition of some tasty treats and a few toys for the pups, this party was dog-gone adorable! Happy Bruffday, Keely! Party Styling by Emily Cann // B. Lovely Events Paper...
  5. DIY Buffet Table Decorations

    DIY Buffet Table Decorations
      An interesting tablescape begins by layering different items to create dimension along the table, and then brings the eye upward with height created by candy jars, cake stands or these easy DIY buffet table decorations. By varying the height of your display, yours guests eyes will continue along the length of the table, taking in all of your display. You just have to stand back and collect the compliments! Hostess Hero Tip: This do-it-yourself party craft is perfect for buffet tables but is also a great centerpiece idea. Best...
  6. How to Make Party Tassels

    The Big Dot Dudes are ready to help you plan a party no one will soon forget - all without breaking the bank! Watch the video and learn how to make these party tassels or follow the easy directions below. Then enlist some of your friends and family to get crafting and whip up a bunch to use at your next celebration! Party Tassel Supply List: Plastic Tablecovers | Ribbon | Tape | Scissors Super fun - and easy - right? Try making small party tassels out of crepe paper...
  7. {Free Printable} Buffet Table Signs

    {Free Printable} Buffet Table Signs
    Make sure you tell your guests which delicious goodies are for your furbabies and which ones are for your human friends with these free printable buffet table signs. Designed to perfectly match our Leopard Dog Party Theme, each free party printable comes with one sign for your 4-legged friends and one sign for your 2-legged friends - simply print out a many pages as you need for your treat tables! Want this exact look? We used white frames found here to make our signs stand out. These white frames can...
  8. Preparing Your Pets for Spring - The Clock is Ticking!!

    Preparing Your Pets for Spring - The Clock is Ticking!!
    Well the groundhog seen its shadow and the verdict is in.  SIX more weeks of Winter!! Forty two days or exactly 1008 hours before Spring makes its grand entrance. For pet owners that means we have 60,480 minutes to get our furry friends ready for warmer weather. The clock is ticking 3,628,800 seconds to go, are you ready? Here are some important things to keep in mind as you prepare your four-legged friends for Spring. NontrivialMatt / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND Schedule a Check-Up:   A visit to your vet will ensure...
  9. Mix, Don't Match - Chevron Tableware

    Your mother matched her plates to her napkins - You are not your mother. Parties are fun, colorful celebrations of your life. Mix it up with the colors of your world when you use Chevron tableware to complement your party theme. It is easy to mix patterned chevron tableware with any of our original party themes. Simply choose one or two accent colors from your party invitation, and layer your tables with themed, personalized party accents atop Chevron plates and napkins. Your event will still look put together and perfectly...
  10. Tips on Giving Your Dog Medication

    ucumari / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-NDThis week we took a trip to the Vet and received the unfortunate news that our old dog needs to be taking a medication once a day now. For any other dog owner this may be ok since their dog loves treats. For us, not exactly. Our dog loves treats, but he is the rawhide bone type of guy, not the mushy treats that make it easy to shove medication inside. It is officially time for us to get creative! I did some searching online...