DIY Tassel Garland to spice up your next celebration!

DIY Tassel Garland to spice up your next celebration! Cardstore Blog

I’ve been seeing DIY tassel garland everywhere lately, and with my own baby shower coming up in a few months, I really wanted to learn how to make these myself. Turns out, this garland is super easy to make and doesn’t require a lot of supplies. And the best part is, […] Read More »

The 10 most creative ways to document your baby’s first year

The 10 most creative ways to document baby's first year | Cardstore Blog

Back when Carter was first born, I bought a set of month-by-month onesie stickers from Etsy that I used to document his first year. At the time, I seriously thought I was the MOST creative mom on the block. But boy, oh boy, have some of these other moms outdone […] Read More »

How to make photo coasters {DIY}

How to make DIY photo coasters | Cardstore Blog

**We’ve created an update on how to make coasters with an epoxy finish. Perfect for a no-stick finish :)** I’m an Instagram junkie. I LOVE me some Instagram photos. What I’m not so great at is actually getting them off my phone and doing something with them! So, Emily and I set out […] Read More »

Make your party pop with DIY giant display numbers (or letters)

Make your Party Pop with DIY Giant Display Numbers (or letters) | Cardstore Blog

Even though I have a little over a month to go, my 30th birthday (eek!) is fast approaching! Taking a cue from Elizabeth’s tip to plan ahead for parties, I’ve already gotten a head start on some of my party decor. That’s right, with the help of my boyfriend, I’m […] Read More »

Plan a party like a pro: 6 super helpful party-planning tips

Plan a party like a pro: 6 super helpful party-planning tips | Cardstore Blog

I love a good party. I mean, who doesn’t? But over the years, I’ve learned a few ways to increase your chances of success, and minimize your level of stress, without jeopardizing the wow-factor you’re aiming for. Become a pro on how to plan a party (well, partly, anyway) and […] Read More »

How to make newborn cheesecloth wraps for photo shoots (totally affordable and SO EASY!)

How to make newborn cheesecloth wraps for photo shoots (they're only $4 each & SO EASY!)

Ever since Emily’s gender reveal a few weeks ago, I’ve been in newborn-photo-shoot-prep-mode, anxiously awaiting the day I get to take her sweet little baby’s photos! And that’s pretty much where the theme behind today’s DIY craft comes from: how to make newborn cheesecloth wraps for photo shoots. A swaddle is […] Read More »

Stay merry! A Valentine project to reuse your holiday cards

I don’t know about you, but it’s so hard for me to throw away Christmas cards after the holidays are over. Dear friends and family from all over the country have spent time and money to mail me a beautiful card, and it just seems sad to throw them right […] Read More »

All sweet, no sugar! Easy valentine crafts for the whole family

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Who doesn’t love a good Valentine’s Day craft?! This year for Valentine’s Day, I’m thinking outside the box, and I’m feeling inspired by nature. I’m excited to try out some of these (mostly) easy valentine crafts with my kids, but I’m even more excited that they don’t involve candy. Because let’s […] Read More »

Let it snow! A kid-friendly DIY winter craft

One delightful thing about snowflakes is that, by their very nature, no two ever look alike. To me, that uniqueness and variation makes this the perfect kid-friendly winter craft! What you’ll need: Popsicle sticks (You can find them sold as “craft sticks” at your local craft store.) Paint (It helps […] Read More »

Painted pumpkin place cards for your Halloween dinner party!

I love setting a pretty table for holidays – it acts as a large-scale decoration and you have endless options for how to arrange it. When I was a child, my sisters and I loved to make little place cards (mostly so we could strategically seat ourselves next to the […] Read More »