Circus badges

By Jeran McConnel, Oleander and Palm and a Minted Party Ambassador

A circus themed party is a classic right?  It’s great for boys or girls, there’s animals and it offers a great bright color palette.  I made these “Greatest Kid on Earth” badges for 3 special birthday kiddos to wear to their circus themed party this weekend.

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Happy Easter!

We hope you are having a wonderful day today with family and loved ones. And for those of you who are celebrating, we wish you a very Happy Easter! Click through to see a couple more Minted Easter celebrations.

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Easy and Easier Cupcake Liner DIY

Have you ever wanted to spruce up those plain and boring cupcake liners? These days they come in a variety of colors and patterns, but what if you can’t find exactly what you need? It’s really easy to dress up your cupcakes and I’m going to show you two ways that will make your treats stand out from the rest, just in time for Easter and spring celebrations.

Here are two versions of cupcake wrappers that can be made in a flash, an accordion style and a classic cupcake wrapper…

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Fun and Modern Cake Toppers

Spring and summer are party seasons! Easter is just around the corner and so is Mother’s day! Add birthdays and baby showers, and you’re probably going to want a cake at some point! Whether you bake it from scratch or not, these fun and modern cake toppers will help bring the fun.

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Show & Tell Q & A: Jenny Keller on dessert tables

Jenny Keller is the creative baking mastermind behind Jenny Cookies where she crafts lovely and elegant dessert tables and also teaches treat decorating classes. She recently put together an amazing treats display for Bachelor alum Molly Mesnick inspired by Animals Born Free party decor by Minted designer 2birdstoneRead on for tips from Jenny on putting together your own dessert table.


Green and Gold St. Patrick’s Day Party

St. Patrick’s Day is easily overlooked when it comes to crafts, baked goods, and DIY’s. Personally I don’t feel the need to have any St. Patrick’s Day decor, but you know me, I love to party. So in case you need a reason to celebrate or just eat some really yummy sweets, here are some fun green and gold ideas to get you in the mood. I mean, who wouldn’t enjoy some shamrock-shaped macaroons with Bailey’s chocolate ganache? This pregnant lady is not saying, “no.”

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Valentines Day Party Ideas

By Alison, The Alison Show

In my opinion Valentine’s Day is all about sharing the love with EVERYONE! Not just one special person. So I’ve found some fun, easy ideas that can easily turn your next play date, book club meeting, or The Bachelor watching session into a festive and awesome Valentine’s Day bash…
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Maja’s Up Up and Away 2nd Birthday Party

By Meta Coleman of One More Mushroom upupandawayparty Both my husband and my daughter have Birthdays right after Christmas.  However much I prepare for their Birthdays beforehand, somehow they still leave me scrambling to get things finished.  This January we celebrated my daughter Maja’s second Birthday.  We kept her party small and simple, inviting the grandparents and serving drinks and Birthday cake.  This year I was happy to use the Up Up and Away balloon party accessories from Minted…


Put a Tassel on It

By Alison Faulkner, The Alison Show

By now you’ve seen, and probably fallen in love with, the tassel trend. They’re fun, festive and just the right amount of glam. So next time you’re planning a party–for young or old, for two or two hundred–here are some awesome and easy ways to put a tassel on it.


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