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13 Awesome Girl and Boy Birthday Party Themes

13 Awesome Girl and Boy Birthday Party Themes @NotSoIdlehands.com

Well, we are starting to get ready for our slew of birthdays this year, so I have been gawking at all the fun party themes out there {and the super cute ways they have been implemented}. I wanted to share some of the ones I've found, so feast your eyes! Adorable Super Hero Party by Happiness Is Homemade Cute Vintage Circus Party over at Elevate Everyday Harry Potter Party from … [Read more...]

23 Fun & Creative Ways to Use Washi Tape

23 Fun & Creative Ways to Use Washi Tape @NotSoIdleHands.com

Have you seen washi tape around these days? It's everywhere! {even in my Etsy shop} This stuff is so cool and easy to use to jazz up just about anything. Washi tape is a semi~translucent printed tape that has more designs than you can ever imagine. Here are some of the cool ways some smart people have used it out there. Bird House Key Hooks over at Torie Jayne Washi Tape Trees from … [Read more...]

Sweet and Fun Robot Party for a Girl or Boy

Sweet and Fun Robot Party for a Girl or Boy By:NotSoIdleHands.com

Our youngest just turned 6 last week, so to match her awesome Halloween costume we decided to throw a robot party and combined it with my nephews who had birthdays close to hers. The resulting shin~dig turned out pretty cute with the blue and pink together. It was super fun creating the tags and thinking up cute names to call the snacks and treats. The "nuts & bolts" were a hit....the kids … [Read more...]

Spooky and Simple Halloween Treat Bags X 2

Spooky and Simple Halloween Treat Bags X 2 By NotSoIdleHands.com

Need some cute and simple Halloween treat bags for your fun Halloween party....or just to hand out to the cute kiddos that will come begging for sweets? Well, I have just the thing! These bags are so easy peasy to make and can hold just about anything you care to fill 'em with. I do have both kinds at my Etsy Shop....pre~stamped of course! Orrrrrrr, you can get the blank bags and jazz them up … [Read more...]

Harry Potter Birthday Party Favors ~ Party Part 2

Harry Potter Birthday Party Favors ~ Party Part 2 By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Well, here we are at part 2 of the fun Harry Potter party we had last month. You can see Part 1 here or Part 3 here or Part 4 here. I wanted to make the favors look like the candies from the books/movies, but I also wanted to put my own fun spin of them. I also like using see~through bottles and containers that are cute and can be dressed up any way. Here are the Bertie Botts jars. I used the … [Read more...]

Harry Potter Birthday Invitations and Authentic Acceptance Letter and Party Part 1

Harry Potter Birthday Invitations and Authentic Acceptance Letter and Party Part 1 @NotSoIdleHands.com

Well, another birthday party has come and gone around these parts and like always, now is the time to show the super fun results of said party. This one was especially fun since our oldest begged for the magic of a Harry Potter par~tay...of which, I happen to be a super huge fan of {1st book came out the year after I graduated high school and I was hooked by the first page....yes, I'm THAT … [Read more...]

Color On Shape Magnets ~ Father’s Day & Summer Kids Craft

Color On Shape Magnets ~ Father's Day & Summer Kids Craft By: NotSoIdleHands.com

I have been racking my brain for a cute craft the kiddos could make for the hubs for Father's Day this year. So, as I was ransacking my craft supplies for inspiration, I came across these cute shapes I made from magnet material {we all know how much I LOVE magnets!!} that the kiddos could draw on with colorful permanent markers. I knew the hubs would love being able to use these and see the … [Read more...]

Frozen Birthday Party ~ Final Reveal Party~Part 3

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Ok, I finally got allllll the pictures gathered from this awesome Frozen party we threw for our super cool {now} 8 year-old. There was a lot that went into it {a bit too much, hubby says}, so I wanted to show it all. This was a "sleepless sleepover", so everyone got to wear jammies and bring pillows and blankets to snuggle up with during the movie. It all started with the invites. I had the … [Read more...]