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Fruit Straw Kabobs on Retro Party Straws

Fruit Straw Kabobs on Retro Party Straws

I thought I’d share a quick and easy DIY project using our Retro Party Straws: Fruit Straw Kabobs! They took just a few minutes to make – all I did was poke holes through the fruit with an object smaller then the straws, then slide the fruit onto the straws! It’s as easy as it...
Photos: Custom Chevron Mickey Hat

Photos: Custom Chevron Mickey Hat

 Back in November, a customer contacted us asking if we could customize our Mickey Mouse Fabric Birthday Hat to make it with red chevron instead of red polka dots! So we did! And she sent us these adorable photos taken by Still Frames Photograhy!           I love the photos, and I love that little face!...
Photos: Custom Bunting Flag Banner for Cake Smash

Photos: Custom Bunting Flag Banner for Cake Smash

 A couple weeks ago, another Etsy seller, MissTiina, contacted me, asking for a custom bunting flag banner for her son’s cake smash photoshoot for his first birthday! We found fabrics in the colors she was looking for, and she was nice enough to send us a few photos – taken by Sheri Lynne Photography in...
DIY Retro Straw & Paper Cup Reindeer

DIY Retro Straw & Paper Cup Reindeer

Estéfi Machado shared this adorable idea on her blog this week with retro party straws, so we thought we’d show you if you’re looking for ideas to make with Little Free Radical’s Retro Party Straws! Source: estefimachado.com.br via Little Free Radical on Pinterest   Supplies Needed: 2 Retro Party Paper Straws Scissors Hot Glue Gun...
Trendy 2012 Holiday Cards, by Minted

Trendy 2012 Holiday Cards, by Minted

It’s that time of year where everyone starts planning for Holiday Cards! Several of our blog affiliates do custom cards, so I thought I’d share my top card picks from  Minted‘s designs. They have  something for everyone -  Photo Cards,  couples holiday cards, and even Business Holiday Cards! If you had a great family photoshoot...
UnconVENTional Aid: Helping Nick Dupree - Part II

UnconVENTional Aid: Helping Nick Dupree – Part II

I thought I would post an update to my first post, UnconVENTional Aid: Helping Nick Dupree, Social Networking Style. Many people asked about simply evacuating Nick. Evacuating a person with a disability, isn’t as easy as evacuating an able-bodied person not attached to ventilators, and other medical equipment. In fact, the Red Cross told me,...
UnconVENTional Aid: Helping Nick Dupree, Social Networking Style

UnconVENTional Aid: Helping Nick Dupree, Social Networking Style

As you all know, being the creative type that I am, I love do it yourself projects… however, I found myself in the middle of a rather unusual project, which involved a lot of creative “thinking outside of the box” and it was more then just a do-it-yourself. It was more of a “do it...
In Loving Memory of Leslie Whitt Williams

In Loving Memory of Leslie Whitt Williams

“Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved” - Mattie Stepanek  (July 17, 1990 -  June 22, 2004) Back in August, I posted asking for help with a different type of DIY Project. A 24 year old from Ohio, Leslie (Whitt) Williams, was quickly losing her battle with mitochondrial disease....
15 Minute Peeps Marshmallow Ghost Pops

15 Minute Peeps Marshmallow Ghost Pops

If you’re looking for alternatives to packaged candy for Halloween “Trick or Treat” favors, these Peeps Marshmallow pops are quick, cheap and easy to make!   Supplies you need: PEEPS® Brand Marshmallow Candies – sold in the Halloween Candy section at most grocery stores, department stores or drug stores – Typically 2/$3 for a package...
DIY Halloween Ideas: 40 Minute Candy Corn Decor

DIY Halloween Ideas: 40 Minute Candy Corn Decor

Looking for quick, cheap, and easy DIY Halloween Decor ideas? Here’s an easy project that even a non-crafty person (should) be able to do! Supplies You Need: A Glue Gun & Glue Sticks Yarn in Orange, Yellow, and White Scissors Either Paper Mache or Styrofoam cones Cost for the Project: For mine, I chose to...
Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat - Cake Smash  - by Rebecca Ryan Photograhy

Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat – Cake Smash – by Rebecca Ryan Photograhy

While the majority of our customers buy our products on etsy for their kids rooms or birthday parties, we often sell to photographers too! A few months back, Rebecca Ryan Photography purchased one of our Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat Banners for a photoshoot. Source: etsy.com via Little Free Radical on Pinterest    ...
Our Customer’s Vintage School-themed Party

Our Customer’s Vintage School-themed Party

I often spend hours working on a custom party order for a customer… when it’s done, I ship it off. I typically know the date of the party and think of the mom on that day, wondering how her party is going! Sometimes I hear back after with a message or feedback, and occasionally, I...