Archive | June, 2011

Caribbean Theme Dinner

26 Jun

Caribbean Theme Dinner Table Setting

The dinner I’ve been preparing for (see this post, this post, this post, and this post) went so well! It was a huge hit and so many people asked to take home one of our potted beach grass we made. For those of you who missed the previous posts, this was a Caribbean theme dinner […]

Treasure Map Place Setting

23 Jun

Along with my previous posts for a Caribbean theme dinner party comes this idea for place mats.We took this image found online and printed it at our local ups store onto legal size paper and in color.We found a bag of feathers at Hobby Lobby for $1.99. Using left over raffia, we wrapped the top […]

Treasure Chest

22 Jun

Part 3 of our Caribbean centerpieces are our treasure chests. Supplies you’ll need:Treasure chest (party city $5 for 6)Gold wrapping paperSkewersPearlsOur chosen wordingsFoam balls cut in half 1. Open your treasure chest,¬†fold following product directions¬†and place half foam ball inside. 2. We felt the skull and cross bones needed to go. This was suppose to […]

Message in a bottle

21 Jun

Part 2 of 3 for our Caribbean center pieces is our message in a bottle. Supplies: Message bottles (party city 6 for $12 came as a luau party invite) MessageLighterRaffia 1. Print your message (we used card stock), using the lighter burn off the edges and smoke the middle. 2. Roll it up and tie […]

Easy Potted Beach Grass Centerpieces

20 Jun

Potted Beach Grass Centerpieces

I’ve been asked to help put together decorations for a Caribbean themed dinner party for a youth group. This will be such a fun project! I will post each part of the project separately as it unfolds. At the bottom of this post, you will see the updated links to each part of the centerpiece. […]

Custom Cuff Links

18 Jun

This was so fun to make and would be an easy Father’s Day, Birthday, or Christmas gift for dad! I found blank cuffs at Hobby Lobby for $1.99 for a pair but I bought them during a sale so mine were 50% off. There were only 1 kind of blank cuffs available, they there silver […]