Cork Boat Thanksgiving Place Cards

Cork Boat Thanksgiving Place Cards | Confetti SunshineAs part of my nautical inspired Children’s Thanksgiving table, I knew I wanted to come up with some fun Thanksgiving place cards. Not that all the children at the table will be able to read, but most will be able to recognize their own name. And, how could you say no to such a cute idea as cork sail boats? I’ve been wanting to make these for forever, and just loved the idea of sailing these little boats right into Thanksgiving.

And, a great bonus, is the fact that these little boats make excellent toys before the festivities begin. While I am making one for each child, I will also be making extra boats to float along the middle of the table. I imagine that these boats will be racing down the table in no time while the children (patiently) wait for dinner. [Read more...]

Children’s Thanksgiving Printables Placesetting

children's thanksgiving printablesAre you ready to start talking about Thanksgiving yet? I know, I know. It’s not even Halloween. But, this is how my life goes. We jump from one party to the next. And, I really need to get started thinking about Thanksgiving. It’s my first year hosting more than a half dozen people. We are going to be jamming over 30 people into our house – AND feeding them. It is craziness people!

So, to start I figured I would plan the children’s table. While they are always very easy to please, I still wanted to make it more special than lining the table with fake turkeys and pumpkins. So, I had the grand idea to create a nautical inspired kid’s table! I designed “Set Sail To The New Land” placesetting as free children’s Thanksgiving printables.  [Read more...]

15 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

15 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas  | Confetti SunshineStill looking for the perfect last minute Halloween Costume ideas? We’ve already put together our costumes for this year (hello, Ana & Elsa!) But I still love looking around and getting ideas for next year. I am just in love with the spaceman costume. Maybe we could be the Milky Way next year?

What about you? Have you finalized Halloween Costume plans?

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Paper Holiday Wreaths diy

DIY Holiday Paper Wreath | Confetti SunshineIt’s the time of month again that I get to share a fun paper filled project with you! I love wreaths, and paper, and Christmas. So creating holiday wreaths diy style seemed like a natural fit for me. As you can see, I’ve already been secretly planning my Christmas decorations – and I am so excited to be adding a little plum into the mix. I really love the blues and pinks of years past, but I’m ready for a little change – and a new color is always a fun choice! I love the plum, but I am also thinking a little pale pink would pair nicely with the ensemble. [Read more...]

Trick or Treat Halloween Favor Ideas

Halloween Trick or Treat Pillow Box Favor | Confetti SunshineAfter making our Trick or Treat bags yesterday, I just knew I had to use these cute little designs for some other fun. So, I came up with these Halloween favor ideas! I have never made a pillow box before, so it was time that I tried it out, and – I love it! It still amazes me how well these boxes stay together without glue at the top or bottom.

So, I figured a few of you would be looking for last minute party favors or carnival prizes. Hopefully this will help out! I’m still in denial that Halloween is just next week. Between now and Halloween I think we have 4 parties to attend, and trick or treat. What are your plans for the next 9 days?
Halloween Trick or Treat Pillow Box Favor | Confetti Sunshine Halloween Trick or Treat Pillow Box Favor | Confetti SunshineTo make a Trick or Treat Halloween Pillow Box you will need:
Kraft lightweight cardstock paper
Printer
Candy
Glue gun and glue
Free Printable Halloween Favor ideas box

Halloween Trick or Treat Pillow Box Favor | Confetti Sunshine1: Download and print out the pillow box favor. 2: Cut out the favor box and score it along the dotted lines. 3: Fold the box together and glue the side tab. 4: Fold in the bottom flap and fill the box with candy and treats. 5: Fold in the top flap.

Halloween Trick or Treat Pillow Box Favor | Confetti Sunshine

How To Customize a Trick or Treat Bag for Halloween

how to customize a Trick or Treat BagI am one of those lame parents that has never bought their child a trick or treat pumpkin or bag. Every year I see them at the store and just can’t bring myself to buying one. I’m not sure why I haven’t. I guess I could never decide if I should buy a pumpkin and store it year after year or to buy a new one every year. Anyways, the decision was too much, and so I never bought a plastic pumpkin!

So, now to over compensate for that decision, I have decided to start a new tradition where we decorate brown paper bags every year for trick or treating. And, while it doesn’t look like the girls helped with these bags, they actually did. They each picked out what picture they wanted on their bag, and I created some design around it. Can you guess whos is whos?

Wouldn’t these bags look great with these cute little ghosts inside?  How about these monsters, or trick or treat pouches?

Click the read more button to see the instructions on how to make your own customized trick or treat bags for Halloween!
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the 25 Best Halloween Printables

the 25 Best Halloween PrintablesOnly a couple more weeks to get those Halloween plans together! I’ve put together a round up of the 25 Best Halloween Free Printables! It should have something for everyone! Click on any picture below to go to the printable.

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Halloween Bar Cart | Day of the Dead style

Create this fabulous Halloween Bar Cart!Isn’t Halloween  just a fabulous holiday? There is so much that you can do with it. While I love pumpkins, orange, and cute little costumes, sometimes it is fun to change things up and take Halloween in a different style – such as Day of the Dead! I put together this fun little bar cart for a Halloween movie Family Night. [Read more...]

Princess Tea Party hosted by Sleeping Beauty with free printables

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DisneyBeauties #CollectiveBias Princess Tea Party | free printablesHave three little girls, I always joke with people that we have a lot of tea parties at our house. While I always mean it as a joke, I am also very serious. So when Disney’s Sleeping Beauty DVD was released again, we knew it was time for a royal party! Princess Tea Party | free printables [Read more...]

Magic Party | Halloween Party ideas for kids

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Treats4All #CollectiveBias
How to Host a Magic Party with Free Printables included
What would make a better Halloween party than a Magic Party? I couldn’t think of much better. Magic and Halloween seem to go together pretty well. And, with the help of a magician, pizza, and candy, this party went together quickly and easily.
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