Fun Stuff for Kids


Hope you’re ready to get your sweet tooth on, because our SWEET SHOPPE Valentine’s Day Party is all about confection perfection!  Maureen Anders here (of Anders Ruff Custom Designs) – and I’m thrilled to be posting for the very first time as a guest contributor on the fabulous Hostess Blog!  I knew my first post had to […]

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If you have a special little girl in your life that loves to dress up and is already showing a flair for fashion, this new surprise giveaway is especially for you! Kari from Style Paige is generously offering up one of her company’s super cute & creative Shailie® Starter Kits, which retails at $129.99 and […]

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I’m excited to send a shout out and huge congrats to my friend & fellow blogger Marie LeBaron from the popular and super creative blog Make and Takes on the launch of her very first book: MAKE and TAKES for KIDS! I met Marie when we worked on the very first SocialLuxe Lounge party in […]

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Ice Cream Socials are always a fabulous party theme for summer… ESPECIALLY when they look as adorable as this particular ice cream social block party by Melissa from Buckets of Grace! The retro-modern vibe of this party makes it fun for all ages, and the red white and blue palette also makes it fabulous inspiration […]

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Let’s celebrate the beginning of summer with a PARTY! That’s exactly what Shawna of Shawna Brockmeier Styled Events did as she kicked-off summer with a Crab and Lobster Themed Party. This party looks like it could grace the pages of a Pottery Barn Kids catalog. It was styled perfectly! I’m loving the patriotic color palette […]

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Happy first day of SUMMER! What better way to celebrate than with this ridiculously cute “Picnic Parade” party by Renee of The Creative Orchard, which is full of fabulous, sunny inspiration for everything from just-for-fun get togethers to summer baby showers & birthday parties. Renee did such a great job describing all the clever details […]

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Cindy of LOL Letterpress is back with an absolutely ADORABLE 3-dimensional kids party invite tutorial with an “Under the Sea” theme. (This would also work great for a beach party theme!) From the graphic design to the towel wraps to the adorable bath toy embellishment, this party already looks like a good time… and it […]

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When I was in the 4th grade, my class put together a cookbook as a fundraiser. Everyone submitted recipes from their friends and family, and the illustrations for the chapter dividers and front/back covers were all done by the members of my class… so of course it was a true work of art *wink*… at […]

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Winner Update: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky, randomly selected winner is… Commenter #40 – Heidi – who said, “I like the ladybug tank dress!” Congrats, Heidi! ***** If there’s a special little girl in your life, chances are good that you’re going to LOVE this […]

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As a follow up to her adorable Down In The Garden Party featured earlier today, Jordan from Polkadot Prints has offered up a fun DIY tutorial on the cute 3D ladybugs {or ladybirds} from the party! These little beauties could be found crawling up the backdrop and hanging out in the grass at Jordan’s party… […]

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If you’re looking for some last minute Easter inspiration or just want to check out some festive eye candy to help get you in the holiday mood… this adorable Little Chick theme from Laura at Eye Candy Event Details if full of fun, budget-friendly ideas… like clever flower cupcake toppers and darling chick cake pops […]

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Loving the bright colors and HAPPY vibe of this fun Kids Easter Party from Debbie of Wants and Wishes Design! Can’t you just imagine how happy the little kiddos would be walking into a room where they were greeted with this festive display?! And in addition to the vibrant colors and cute, kid-friendly elements {like […]

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Bri and Amy of The Saavy Moms Guide hosted a ridiculously CUTE Easter themed “play party” this year. Modern, creative, budget-friendly, FUN – this party has it all… including bunny tails for everyone! Even if you don’t have little ones of your own, there’s plenty of fabulous DIY inspiration in this carrot-and-bunny themed celebration to […]

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Spring… the season symbolic of growth and youth and a time for all things FRESH and NEW! Why not host a party based on a combination of all of those things!? This “Celebrate Me. Spring Party” hosted by Theresa of Lauren McKinsey manages to to do just that… Theresa’s FRESH inspiration came from wanting to host […]

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Can you believe that Spring is already here?! (Ya… me either!) And in celebration of the new season and the holidays it brings, I’m excited to debut this brand-new, fabulous – and aptly titled – “Easter Has Sprung” theme from Anders Ruff Custom Designs! One of the first things that caught my eye about this […]

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Have a special kiddo in your life? If your answer is YES, then you should especially love this fabulous new Surprise Giveaway from the ADORABLE etsy shop Piccadilly Circus Designs! They specialize in super-cute custom shirts for kids… initials, birthday numbers, and fun everyday designs… like this carnival-esque Argyle Heart or modern Polka Dot Seahorse […]

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Winner Update 3/18: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winner is… Commenter #450 – Tiffiney. Congrats, Tiffiney! ***** This new Surprise Giveaway is a whole new level of “ridiculously cute”! These wonderfully modern & cheery graphics are actually oversize fabric wall decals from Pop and […]

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I was researching where to find these adorable mini sweet stands recently, and stumbled across the website of the company that actually makes them… hello hanna. Not sure if I’ve been living under a rock or what, but I’m already smitten with this brand! Hello, fabulous placemats! Hello, darling wishing birds! Hello, amazing wishing tree! […]

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Natalie from Southern Belle’s Charm came up with this fabulous “LOVE ROCKS” party theme for a Valentine’s Day party and and it seriously looks like a BLAST! {I can definitely see this concept being modified to work for a fun bridal shower too!} From the “Backstage Entrance” sign and cool tattoo-inspired design elements to the […]

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I’ve been having so much holiday fun with yarn poms lately… this little “Yarn Pom Snow People” project is one of the latest experiments! A fun holiday craft idea for kids of all ages… and now I’m also thinking that it could make for a cute winter bridal shower centerpiece… maybe add a cute little […]

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