SNOWMAN NIGHT LIGHTS

Back in October, we celebrated my mom’s birthday and I used battery-operated tea lights to make luminaries for the outdoors.  I decided to make a few little night lights for my children (they love them in the car and in their rooms) and thought I would share them with you.  They are such a hit around my house that we decided to make them as party favors for upcoming Christmas parties.  I thought they would look cute as “toppers” for drinks…

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PENGUIN CHRISTMAS

BRIGHT and CHEERY is the best way to describe this wonderful Penguin Christmas Party by Paula, of Frog Prince Paperie!  I am sure it was a delight for all of the little guests~ and the small hostess who helped plan the details along the way!  With lots of games, activities, treats, and handmade decorations, this party is one you will enjoy over and over!

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VINTAGE TRUCK TOY DRIVE

Christmas parties are always so much fun, and this party is extra-special because it includes a chance for children to enjoy the fun of the holidays while also helping other children have a happier holiday!  Deanna, of Mirabelle Creations, designed the vintage truck party stationery and continued the vintage vibe all the way through~right down to wearing her great-grandmother’s hand-embroidered apron!  This shiny truck ornament set the tone for the party and was the party favor for each guest~  Deanna has a gift for you, too…this entire collection is being offered in her shop for FREE!

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COCOA COZIES

I simply love these adorable and easy cup cozies made especially for us by Party Patisserie!  Deborah, of Party Patisserie, offers a step-by step tutorial for you so that you can make little hands more comfortable while they enjoy their hot cocoa!  Perfect when caroling, ice skating, and (of course) sipping cocoa by the fire on Christmas Eve!

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CANDY CHRISTMAS COCOA BAR

A Cocoa Bar is always a big hit and usually a welcome chance to warm little hands at a holiday party!  Amanda, at Shindig Parties to Go, added a cocoa bar/drink bar to her Candy Christmas Party, and I think you will love her easy and sweet ideas!

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CHEVRON CHRISTMAS

Paula, of Party Like Paula, calls this collection her “Christmas Memories” collection- but it was the chevron print that jumped out at me when she showed me the photos!  I love the fresh spin with Christmas classics thrown in~like Grandma’s Kisses!  I was definitely not expecting the wreath that Paula made- it is one crafty confection!  Enjoy!

I love how Paula wrapped the chevron paper around inexpensive jars and candles to create a centerpiece~

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SWEET MINI TREATS FOR CHRISTMAS

There is so much cuteness on this sweets table designed by Norene of Party Pinching!  I have had so much fun looking at all of the photos that she sent me and I know you will, too!  Norene has put so much party inspiration in one place, and I am thrilled to share these fabulous ideas that you can create with candies and treats that are easily accessible!  Enjoy~ and I hope some of these make it to your holiday celebrations!  How adorable are the North Pole Polar Bears from powdered doughnuts?

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COOKIES AT THE NORTH POLE

Roll up your sleeves and join the fun of the holidays with a Cookie Party from Anders Ruff!  With so many ideas to help your Christmas be merry, this party is one you can easily host~cookies with friends, pajama party with hot cocoa and cookies, the list goes on…so enjoy baking and sharing with Anders Ruff!  I must warn you- you will wish you had a bag to fill when you see these wonderful treats!

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LETTERS TO SANTA PARTY

As the Christmas holiday season begins, so many children are excitedly making their wish lists for Santa!  What a great idea to get together with friends to write letters to Santa and enjoy the thrill of the beginning of the holiday season.  Jennifer of Double the Fun Parties shows us easy tips for kicking off the fun in the perfect way!  So, invite your friends and let Santa know how good you’ve been this year!

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A CHRISTMAS TWIST

Jennifer, of BellaGrey Designs, took a traditional idea of a Christmas dinner and added her own special twist to the party decorations.  Designed to be perfect for a dinner with friends, this collection also works well for the “tween” set who loves to feel grown up but who still loves childhood whimsy! 

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