Airplane Theme Birthday Party

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A perfect birthday theme for my little guys. We decided on an airplane party theme. Boys and I enjoy the Raleigh Observation Park. We've been visiting this place for 2 years now. We love the watching the planes, talking to the terminal guard and we occasionally bring our picnic lunch by the Crosswinds Cafe. Our adventures inspired me to create their special airplane birthday theme. Here's the invitation I designed. This airplane party printables can be purchased via my Etsy store. The logo will be customized to reflect the last name, logos on circle tags, … [Read more...]

Twins Pirate Party

Here’s a super cute twins Pirate Birthday Party submitted by my friend Nicole Gass. She really did a fantastic job. Looks like a fun and highly entertaining party fit for these two rascally pirates. She’s also smart for hiring a party photographer. What a great way to really capture all the candid moments. https://www.flickr.com/photos/maearmstrongdesigns/sets/72157639731624623/ This printable party kit can be purchased at https://www.etsy.com/listing/154379725/pirate-party-printable-set for more party ideas visit my Instagram/maearmstrongdesigns or … [Read more...]

Teacher Gift – Packaging Idea

Looking for an inexpensive teacher gift idea. I came up with this from browsing through Pinterest. Thought a little gardening kit would be perfect. I started by designing a printable gift tag. I created a blank circle for the stamped initials. I used PSA Essentials Archive Peel and Stick Stamp set for the initials. I also used the corresponding outer circle to perfectly frame the letters. I punched a hole and looped through a pink and white twine. It was fast and super easy. I am going to do a bunch more printable designed gift tags for my future projects. The … [Read more...]

Teacher Gift – Brown Sugar Body Scrub

I am loving all the homemade hand and body scrubs via Pinterest lately and thought I can definitely create a big batch of this brown sugar body scrub and turn them into teacher gifts.IngredientsOrganic Coconut Oil (1 1/2 cups)Virgin Olive Oil (1/2 cup)Brown Sugar (2 cups)Lemon Juice (5 tbsp)Lemon Zest (2 tbsp)I started by mixing all the ingredients. Make sure there are no lumps.I designed a set of circle labels to decorate the packaging. Punch circle tags using a 2" circle puncher and glue onto the tops. Transfer and divide into mason jars. Seal and secure lids.I … [Read more...]

Printable Party Kit

I've finally listed my Aqua and Orange Circus party theme via my Etsy store. I've been busy fulfilling private sales for 2011 and I can't wait to finally share my public listing. There are more printable files included and the party kit includes a few tutorials as well.Here's the product listinghttp://www.etsy.com/listing/89710083/printable-aqua-orange-circus-party … [Read more...]