Summer's the perfect time to get in touch with your arts and craft side. This time around when you're thinking of throwing your next party, try out these crafty ideas to spruce up your home before the big event, or to just embellish your summer partay!
Vintage Library Card Invitations
I found these beautiful invitations from Vintage Glam Weddings blog, and these were used for a Library-themed Wedding. For those of you itching for a Book Club party or just a cute invitation idea, these are for you!
Paper Flower Madness Tutorial
Vanessa from A Fanciful Twist has a FABULOUS TUTORIAL about how to make your own beautiful hanging arrangement of paper flowers. She gives you step-by-step how-to and lovely images to go along with them. Perfect for any summer celebration, I'd say.
At Design*Sponge, we learned how to make this twinkle board ourselves with their handy-dandy Twinkle Board Tutorial (by their reader Maya Lee). They've got a great tutorial here, and you get a beautiful product for your home!
Free Paper Toys
Marshall Alexander is a Paper Engineer. Because of him, we can print out an fold beautiful paper toys! For free! They're beautiful, cute, and so easy to make! These paper toys are a perfect idea for bonding with the kids, or spending some free time out in your backyard.
Be sure to tell us how your crafts turn out! Bonus points for anyone who can throw a party that's themed after one of the paper toys.