A party should always include the following: friends, food, and of course, a good dose of festive flare! In the midst of all the details that go into party planning, DIY elements can sometimes take a backseat. Lucky for us, Annie Parsons, aka anniedrawsthings in the Spoonflower Marketplace, has created a beginner-friendly cut-and-sew project that is guaranteed to level-up your party planning prowess: DIY Party Pennants! The best part about these pennants? You can make a complete set in under 30 minutes and they come in two sizes, fat quarter and yard, and three different styles.
Are you ready to see why you’ll be cheering “Hip, Hip, Hooray” by the end of this project?
Earlier this year we partnered with the party planning experts at Black Twine during the Off to the Horse Races design challenge to help us find the perfect patterns for a derby inspired party styled by Cherry Blossom Events. After seeing Cherry Blossom’s Earth Day celebration, we knew they’d make the winning designs come to life. See the complete party blueprint here (you’ll find everything you need to recreate the look) and be sure to review our five tips below before you start planning your next celebration.
If you’ve ever planned a dinner party or hosted Thanksgiving, you know the to-do list leading up to the big event can sometimes feel never ending. A handmade touch to any dinner party is a must and when time is of the essence, an easy DIY project is key. Luckily, Brittany Lloyd of Lo & Behold Stitchery is stopping by the blog to share one of her easy placemat tutorials– make a complete set in under an hour! Keep reading to see how easy it really is.
The holidays can mean something different for everyone but one thing can be said for all of us: ‘Tis the season for holiday parties! Whether you’re attending them as a guest or taking on the task of playing hostess, the holidays give us the opportunity to bring out our best table linens and dinnerware. For those with a handmade holiday in mind, today’s DIY tutorial will be just the homemade touch you need for your already festive tablescape. Local quilter Brittany Lloyd of Lo & Behold Stitchery is sharing an easy quilted placemat that will impress your guests or make the perfect hostess gift.
Keep reading to see Brittany’s full tutorial and don’t miss Brittany’s beginner placemat tutorial— just incase quilting isn’t your thing!
Match your party decor perfectly by creating fun custom items for your next celebration! Spoonflower crew member Allie visits the blog to share how she designed printable party supplies on a roll of gift wrap.
I take party planning pretty seriously. Every detail is accounted for, and coordination is key. When I struggled to find exactly what I was searching for, I thought why not design and print party supplies on gift wrap?
I used Adobe Illustrator to create my file, but the same idea can be executed using Photoshop, PicMonkey or any design platform. [Read more…] about Learn How to Design Party Supplies on Gift Wrap
We've had so much fun this past year sharing our crafting and community space to learn skills and make things with folks here in Durham, North Carolina, and what better way to decorate for our first Greenhouse anniversary party than with a festive photo bunting made from Spoonflower gift wrap!
We made a simple garland filled with some of our favorite photos from the Greenhouse– collaged and printed Spoonflower gift wrap. And trust me, being one of the least tech-savvy people working for an Internet company– if I can do it, you can, too!