Monday, 27 August 2012

we've moved

You can now find all of our DIY kids party content over on the 'i do' it yourself blog under the babies and kids tab.

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Ombre Sprinkles Cake

We've been going ombre mad over on our wedding blog - a beautiful trend of graduated colour. But this amazing birthday cake stopped us in our tracks and we had to share. From Raspberri Cupcakes, there is a recipe and step by step so you can give it a go at your next party! Or how about layers of red sponge and green sprinkles for a fun Christmas cake this year?!

Thursday, 13 October 2011

trick or treat!

halloween party circles

With Halloween just around the corner we thought we'd share a super cute free download today. These fun printable party circles are an easy DIY project for Halloween. Use them as cupcake toppers and gift tags or to decorate cards, party hats, place cards and more!

With 12 coordinating images designed to be used with a 2" or 2.5" paper punch. Available as a free download in the new 'i do' it yourself shop.

Monday, 29 August 2011

5 top money saving tips for kids parties

  1. Plan ahead. Leaving everything to the last minute will undoubtably mean spending money on extras. 
  2. Limit the number of guests. Only invite your child's closest friends. 
  3. DIY invites. Printable and personalised invites are easy with websites like
  4. Keep the food simple. Kids don't care about fancy food! Keep it simple with fairy bread, cupcakes and other finger foods.
  5. Bake the cake. Make your own cake or cupcakes you can even get the kids involved in the baking!

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

made it mention

madeit mention JUN11

Our cute little 'Up' inspired balloon fingerprint guest book was featured on MadeIt this month. Thanks guys!

Thursday, 19 May 2011

rainbow doodle cake

Today we discovered a beautiful blog - Sweet Polita. Full of inspiring cake ideas and better still, instructions and recipes! How amazing is this rainbow doodle cake and what a brilliant idea for the icing?! It was decorated using gourmet writer food decorator pens. These look like loads of fun! They can write on any dried, firm food surface and come in a range of rainbow colours.

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

ninja bread men

We're loving these ninja bread men cut outs. They would be so cute for a boys birthday party. Available from Fred and Friends.