Lots of folks host backyard Memorial Day & 4th of July parties. But today we are talking to those of you who are planning block parties, community parades, family reunions, and even patriotic theme wedding celebrations. Although you will find lots of creative ideas to plan your patriotic party from a host of our previous patriotic party posts, most of the products showcased are available in small quantities. Seldom does a backyard party call for a case of patriotic party supplies that includes 48 patriotic banners or 36 patriotic headband boppers or flip flops. But for bulk purchases, Dollar Tree has you covered! Continue Reading →
Bring the grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and siblings together at your next family reunion with lively games perfect for all ages. Fun for the whole family. Printable family reunion games will help everyone get to know each other better with games like Famly Reunion Bingo and Grandma's Measurements. Let the laughter (and games) begin!
Update! We are so disappointed that Funsational, our “go to” printable games merchants has shuttered her shop and we cannot find the featured family affair game any where else. You might try to print it directly from our page — it probably will not be as sharp an image as we normally like, but it might just be “good enough”. Not to worry though, there are plenty of other family reunion printables on Etsy and of course, there is always Print Games Now!
It’s that time of year again! Memorial Day is just around the corner and families all over the world are planning their annual gatherings. In our fast-paced world of iPhones and google calendars, it is hard to prioritize family time. So want to make the most of this year’s reunion and create memories that will last a lifetime? Make a family lip dub video, and bring your memories to life! A family reunion lip dub video is a perfect way to preserve the whacky, silly, heartfelt, and special moments you will create together for years to come. And it is easy and fun! Just follow these seven simple steps: Continue Reading →
Chalkboard Invitations, Place Cards, Table Numbers, Party & Home Decor, and More
It doesn't take more than a minute or two perusing Pinterest to know that vintage is in. Brides have especially been loving our vintage tin tile outdoor wedding photography backdrops and magnetic seating charts & escort card boards. Today we want to make sure every one is aware of the newest trend in vintage — chalkboard everything. At first we thought it it was our personal obsession after discovering a ceiling tile chalkboard but after my daughter called and said she painted a chalkboard wall and created 2 chalkboard side tables in her summer apartment rental, I knew I was on to something. Izzy is always a beat or two ahead of burgeoning trends. And then today, I opened my email and there waiting for me was a note from Tiny Prints with the subject “Chalk it up to Birthdays”” featuring their latest fashion forward invitations.
So today we have chosen to showcase this chic new chalkboard trend in invitations and suggest coordinating your place cards / escort cards, table numbers, party & home decor. Once we began our quest, we were amazed at how much chalkboard “stuff” is readily available online. Plus, as Izzy could tell you, you can easily transform just about anything into a chalkboard decor yourself using a can of chalkboard paint or chalkboard peel & stick papers.
Just a note of caution – if you DIY, make sure you check the color on the container. Turns out chalkboard paint comes in both black and green. I wanted black but mistakenly bought green paint. I ended up trying the green, not liking it, and repainting my ceiling tile chalkboards with the black chalkboard spray paint.