Bring on the Flowers!

Is anyone else ready for the warmth of Spring?  I keep thinking of lemonade on the patio with friends and great conversation!  There is so much fun to be had making and using these projects.  The centerpiece can be used with different ornaments, the butterfly house and net can be decorative or functional and the cones work great for flowers or any item you would like to display.  Party poppers are a great idea for any time of year, so keep this craft handy for birthdays, bridal and baby showers and New Years!

My yard size and vintage pinwheels add an extra bit of fun to any decor.  Try adding them as an accent to your flower pot, vase or garden!

While waiting for those flowers to bloom, let’s get started on our new projects!

This Cone Wall Display by Oh So Very Pretty would be great in any color and to display anything from flowers to utensils.  My Paper Roses will never wither and match the paper cones wonderfully.

What a great way to dress up boring Party Poppers!  A Subtle Revelry has instructions for this decorative idea that is great for any party or event.

Mason Jar Tumblers by Kristanlynn are so easy, I can’t believe I didn’t think of it before!  Decorative Straws are an easy way to dress up this project.

I’ve seen these Twig Centerpieces at stores for $50 or more.  With instructions by Elli, save some money and create a focal point that can be ornamented for any theme or holiday.

A bouquet of Butterfly Nets by 2 Little Hooligans is both whimsical and a fun way to display party favors.  Throw in the Butterfly House by Willowday and you have a complete set!

Create your own Paper Butterflies by agusyornet.com to accompany any of today’s projects.

My Shop carries pinwheels, straws, cupcake toppers and more.  Clearance items are still available so act fast!

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NEW LOGOS AND BANNER! BUSINESS IS BOOMING!

I’ve been busy, busy, busy making things for my new business
 Paper Moments
Things are going great-new logo and banner.  Custom order requests are coming in every day too!
  I’ll be under the wire to turn in my 14 pages of research and writing for my first half of my pages are due next Thursday for my directed studies in my graduate course this summer! Six more pages to write, four days left!  Panic setting in! 
Better hold off on party crafting and get to it!   Can’t help it. . .I’d rather CRAFT than write!
I was checking out the online competition and could not believe the outrageous PRICES that some semi-custom party companies are proposing for party goods???   I won’t name the company (they are out of San Francisco), but geez. . . you’d have to be a millionaire mommie to have this fancy of a party for your child??   Check this out:  Party Box=$290.00 (only for 8 guests) Party Guest Pack=$75.00  (for an additional 4 more add on guests to the party box sets??),  Party Banner=$40.00  You do get a lot in the party boxes, but still . . . I don’t know a child that only invites 8 kids to their party?? 
I’m not knocking the competition, but heck in this economy, who can afford that??   
 I think my biggest advantage at Paper Moments is offering mothers, brides, and hostesses affordable, yet high quality, unique, custom, and handmade party supplies for their wedding guests, birthday parties, bridal and baby showers!    I also think offering sets of 6, 10, and 12  (half dozen or dozen) at much lower prices is more practical.  These package sets offer a host/hostess an affordable price point option to buy in sets of two or three at Paper Moments.
I don’t think anyone should break the bank to have a stunning event!   
Have a great weekend!
Jill

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