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 »

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 »

A Care Bears gift guide with a little nostalgia and a lot of fun


Care Bears Stare…at all of these great gift ideas! How can you not love these little bears? Putting this gift guide together really brought me back to some great memories of growing up. And with all the great, new Care Bears stuff that’s around now, it’s so nice to be […] Read More »

Creatacard – the funnest, easiest way to send a thank you card!

I remember, as a child, the dread I felt about having to write thank you cards. It was SO much work, and I had no idea what to say after “Thank you for the doll.” Even the tiniest card seemed like it had infinite blank space to fill. Now, as […] Read More »

Gift ideas for kids – what to get for kids 5 and under

Trying to find a cool birthday gift for a toddler, preschooler, or kindergartener? Well, look no further! I’ve rounded up 14 gift ideas for kids, and whether you’re shopping for a wiggle-worm or a bookworm, I’ve got you covered. They’ll have a blast riding on the bouncy cow, or using their imagination and some colorful magnets to build animals and buildings. I […] Read More »

A totally awesome Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles party

Dude! Looking to put together a turtle-y awesome party for your little ninjas? Check out our epic offering of official Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle party supplies! We have so many great ninja turtle party ideas to add to your celebration that you’ll come out looking like a hero!

One of the perks of being the office’s resident party planner is getting the opportunity to try out a bunch of super-fun party supplies for free! This time, I got some brand new TMNT party supplies. (So, of course, I had to try a few Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles DIY […] Read More »

Happy Birthday, Girl! Gift ideas for her

Pop open a bottle of bubbly—it’s time to celebrate! Birthdays are ALWAYS a good excuse to celebrate the extraordinary women in your life. They’re the perfect time to let your sister and mom know just how much you appreciate all the times they’ve given you free therapy about life and love, or […] Read More »

Bright and fun birthday colors

Make your next party pop with these bright and fun birthday colors.

I don’t know about you, but here in Ohio we’re definitely in the gray-white-and-slush time of year. It’s had me thinking a lot about the bright colors from my party last year, since the drab seems like it will never end. (I know, a bit dramatic, but winter is just sooo long!) […] Read More »

say thanks! how to write a thank you note

  From birthday gifts, to dinner parties, or even when someone just holds the door open for us—the world’s a much nicer place when we say “thanks.” …and it’s even nicer when we go the extra mile and give someone a thank you note. Figuring out how to write a thank […] Read More »