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 »

This DIY ombré tissue paper backdrop makes any celebration a bit more fun!

This DIY ombré tissue paper backdrop makes any celebration a bit more fun! | Cardstore Blog

With my husband’s 30th birthday and my baby shower both coming up in a couple of weeks, I’m in full on party planning mode! So naturally, when I found out that Carter, Jessica‘s totally adorable son, is having his third birthday party soon, I knew I wanted to help out […] Read More »

Spring has sprung! DIY paper flowers for a happier spring cocktail

Spring has sprung! DIY paper flowers for a happier spring cocktail | Cardstore Blog

The weather is finally warming up here in Ohio, and that can only mean one thing: warm-weather drinks! And what drink isn’t better garnished with something festive? I’ve been seeing different kinds of DIY paper flowers pop up this past year (like these oversized wedding flowers and this wall display), so I thought, […] Read More »

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 »

Oh, baby! A too cute DIY gender reveal piñata

It’s been a pretty exciting few months for my husband and I—we found out we’re expecting our first baby, and just a few days ago we revealed the baby’s gender with our friends and family! I’ve seen gender reveals done in some really cute ways—some people use balloons, chalkboard drawings […] Read More »

A one-of-a-kind Thanksgiving craft for kids!

A one-of-a-kind Thanksgiving craft for kids! | Cardstore Blog

We recently spent an afternoon at Jess’s house, taking photos of a few Thanksgiving goodies we’re sharing here on the blog this month. While Emily and Jessica took pictures of the tablescape for our Thanksgiving printables, I pulled Carter aside for a few tickle fights, somersaults, and whatever else kept […] Read More »

8 Thanksgiving traditions to bring out the thankfulness in your family

8 Thanksgiving traditions to bring out the thankfulness in your family | Cardstore Blog

Thanksgiving will be here in just a few weeks, and I’m starting to feel stressed about all the preparation I still have to do. There’s so much to think about between the dinner, dessert, decorations, table settings, and just making sure there’s enough room for everyone! With such a long […] Read More »

How to make a gorgeous fall wreath for under $30 {DIY}

How to make a gorgeous fall wreath for under $30 {DIY} | Cardstore Blog

Fall is just around the corner, and here in Cleveland, we’re already breaking out our fall clothes and decorating our houses! Front door decorations are a must at my home, and this year it will be a burlap wreath. I think wreaths are a cozy way to welcome friends and […] Read More »

How to make photo coasters {DIY}

How to make DIY photo coasters | Cardstore Blog

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 to the craft store last weekend, and we came up with this fun and inexpensive DIY photo […] Read More »

We Love Watercolor! (A how-to guide for beginners)

We Love Watercolor! (A how-to guide for beginners) | Cardstore Blog

We’ve been seeing this watercolor trend for a while now. It’s making a bold statement in the fashion world, as well as home décor, packaging, party décor and art. This trend lends itself perfectly to so many areas, and its versatility is part of the reason why I love it. […] Read More »