DIY Fabric & Ribbon Garland Backdrop

DIY Fabric & Ribbon Garland Backdrop

You know how projects on Pinterest look great until you actually try them and realize that it's not realistic to make a project look pin-worthy?  Think again!  This project was legitimately easy to do and didn't take any sewing skills whatsoever.  The most difficult part was choosing the fabric {not even sort of kidding here}. Materials: -Grosgrain Ribbon {I used 3" wide ribbon in silver, light pink and hot pink.} -Fabric -Paracord -Scissors -Rotary cutter tool -Cutting mat -Yard stick -Lighter -8 foot long 1"x2" board {for hanging} -Spray paint {optional - for 1"x2"…Read more …
DIY Baby Shower Invitations

DIY Baby Shower Invitations

My mom and I are both pretty crafty, so when she offered to host our baby shower I knew we would be in for some fun projects!  One of the simplest projects we've done has been the baby shower invitations.  They were completely frugal and fit our theme perfectly.  I might have a slight obsession with elephants, hence the elephant theme for both the nursery and the baby shower. Supplies: -Card stock paper -Envelopes -Printer -Silhouette Cameo machine -Cricut cutting mat Instructions: Design invitations.  I used the Silhouette design software to make the…Read more …
DIY Satin Ribbon Garland Tutorial

DIY Satin Ribbon Garland Tutorial

One of my favorite baby shower decorations to make has been our DIY satin ribbon garland banner.  It is so classy looking, was super easy to make and can be re-used after the baby shower is over.  This would be perfect for a wedding, bridal shower, birthday party, baby shower, kids' bedroom decor... pretty much anywhere you want to bring a pretty pop of color without breaking the bank. Materials: -Double faced satin ribbon {I used 2.25" wide in light pink, rosewood and pewter.} -Paracord -Scissors -Lighter -3M Hooks {for hanging} Instructions: Figure…Read more …