With a baby on the way, you’re probably looking to save a little money, so you don’t want to spend your entire diaper budget on decorations for the baby shower. Don’t fret! Jessie Jane, founder of Lilyshop, shared this simple and inexpensive way to make any baby shower look great. This project won’t put you in the red, and your guests will love it!
Let’s Craftis a special feature full of great crafts, inspiration and DIY projects that are perfect for any Modern Mom! This project comes from crafty mom Jill Alexander: “Today I’m going to teach you how to tea-stain tags that you can use for gifts, cards or anything you want to give someone.” Here’s how to make tea-stained tags: Supplies
Decorations can be expensive–especially when you consider that they are most likely headed to the trash can after one use. Save some money and some room in the trash with fresh, edible decorations. Fruits and other foods can highlight your party or dinner party theme and be nibbled up when you are done using them.
If you are looking for a unique item to add to your partys table decorationsthat can also be used as a gift, consider making decorative cellophane candy bags. Whether you are planning a child’s birthday party, a dinner party for friends,or simply want to give out little treats at the holidays, these candy bags can be easily and inexpensively made for any occasion. Easy enough for little hands to make, kids will also enjoy this craft.
A homemade birthday cake creates special memories. There’s no need for professional-level cake decorating skills. Even a simply decorated cake makes a child smile when she knows it was made with love. Consider the personality of the child when putting together the design of the decorative cake. Favorite characters, animals and hobbies are common choices for cake themes. If the child is old enough, ask for her input and ideas for decorating the cake.