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construction paper sprinkles on paper lantern

DIY Paper Lantern Ice Cream Cones

Paper lantern ice cream cones are an easy DIY decoration for a baby shower or ice cream party. Learn how to make them with this simple tutorial.

construction paper sprinkles on paper lantern

Hosting an ice cream social or ice cream themed shower? These paper lantern ice cream cones make the sweetest DIY party decorations! My simple tutorial will show you how to make your own ice cream party decor using paper lanterns and a few other materials.

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painted ice cream letter

DIY Painted Ice Cream Letters

Ice cream letters make adorable baby shower letter decor or photo props for an ice cream party. Make these DIY handpainted party letters in an afternoon!

finished ice cream letter

Painted ice cream letters are a cute and easy DIY for your next ice cream themed party or photo shoot! They are simple to customize and make the sweetest decorations for a baby shower or birthday party! Keep reading for a full tutorial on how to make your own decorative ice cream letters.
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Girl Boss Events Bridal Pop-Up

Maker Spotlight: Moment 2 Moment and LCN Events

Several weeks ago, I got to attend a Bridal Pop-Up show put on by Girl Boss Events, a group of Cincinnati area-based women-owned small businesses. I first learned about Girl Boss Events last fall when I was invited to come to their Holiday Pop-Up shop and help out with social media coverage for the event. I have since gotten more involved as a member of the group, and had been looking forward to the Bridal Pop-Up for months.

Girl Boss Events Bridal Pop-Up

Now, you might be thinking, “Emily. You’re married. Why were you excited about going to a bridal event?” Well, you’re right. I have been very happily married for 12 (!) years to my hubs. (Incidentally, our anniversary was the day after the Pop-Up show!). But I was super excited for the event because I knew it would be an absolutely lovely day, full of community and creativity, and I was not disappointed!

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painted kitchen table and chairs

Kitchen Table Makeover with Paint

Kitchen table makeover with a paint sprayer. Learn how to paint a kitchen table and set of chairs with this easy DIY furniture painting tutorial.

painted kitchen table and chairs

This kitchen table makeover has been a long time coming, and I am thrilled that it’s finally done! I gave our kitchen table and chairs a fresh coat of paint and now it feels like a whole new set of furniture. That’s what I love about DIY and painting furniture—you feel like you got something brand new, but you only had to buy a can of paint!

Let me show you how I painted our kitchen table and chairs with my new FLEXiO 5000 paint sprayer from Wagner.

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