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Express Your Love and Gratitude With These Sweet Mother’s Day Card Ideas

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When Mother’s Day approaches, it’s time to start thinking about how you’ll show your appreciation for your mom, mother-in-law, grandma, or other mother figures in your life. To help you find the perfect way to express your gratitude — as well as thoughtful sentiments from the little ones in your family — we’ve brought together our best Mother’s Day card ideas. 

From sweet to silly, you’ll find inspiration for different types of Mother’s Day cards, plus Mother’s Day sayings you can adapt and make your own. 
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14 Easy and Fun DIY Party Decorations for Every Event

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There are so many wonderful events in life that deserve a celebration, and hundreds of ways to honor the special day. Whether you’re throwing a birthday bash for your bestie or hosting a dinner party for work colleagues, party decor can help set the tone for the affair. You don’t have to be an up-and-coming Martha Stewart or DIY expert to create your own event decor and DIY party decorations.

In fact, decorating for a big party can be fun and simple. You can even get friends and family in on the fun and make it a group project. These DIY party decorations will make any event stand out, and you won’t have to shell out thousands of dollars for a professional decorator. 

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Mardi Gras Decorations: DIY and Low-Cost Ideas, Plus Invites

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Mardi Gras evokes visions of laughter, joyous celebrations, and colorful events replete with Cajun food, jazz, and exuberant dancing. So it’s no surprise that this party theme is among the most popular for birthday parties and pre-wedding celebrations. To celebrate your special occasion, use this guide for fun ideas on Mardi Gras decorations that range from low-key to over-the-top. You’ll also find festive invitation inspiration so you can invite guests to your bash in style.
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Sweet 16 Ideas: Throw an Epic Bash With Tips on Invites, Themes, Decor

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There are 16 million reasons to celebrate your sweet 16. It’s a time to gather with friends and family and acknowledge how much you’ve learned and grown over the years. Whether you’re planning a massive soiree or keeping things simple, hosting a party for this milestone birthday is a must. In this guide, you’ll find top tips for the party planning stages and get inspired with stunning invitation ideas. You’ll also discover sweet 16 ideas that cover everything from themes and party decorations to party games and birthday cake options.
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Happy Birthday Ecard: Your Guide to Creating the Perfect Greeting

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Someone special has a birthday coming up, and you want to pick the perfect card. Avoid the chaos of heading to the store or making a rushed purchase by sending a happy birthday ecard.

To help you create and send the perfect birthday wishes, we’ve brought together some fun wording ideas and our favorite designs. But first, let’s review some of the top reasons why ecards are such a great choice.
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Throw the Perfect Event With These 10 Super Bowl Party Games

Super bowl party games: Football, nachos and drinks

Are you ready to start planning your Super Bowl party? Watching the Big Game (and halftime show) is the highlight of the celebration. But the food, drinks, company, and party activities make it an event not to miss. To help you plan an amazing football party this year, here are 10 Super Bowl party games — some are perfect for before the Big Game starts, while others are ideal to play during or after the action on the field.

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DIY Wedding Invitations: How to Create Beautiful, Custom Designs

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Weddings are gorgeous affairs with beauty infused into even the smallest details. Leading up to the big day, brides and grooms find themselves immersed in a world of choices, including invitations and wedding stationery. With elegant options ranging from custom hand-painted designs to letter-pressed invites and laser-cut wooden albums, wedding invitations can quickly become pricey. Most couples spend between $400 and $650 on wedding invites alone.

That doesn’t mean you have to blow your entire wedding budget if you want stunning invites. You can still have a gorgeous design by making your own wedding invitations. Here, you’ll find everything you need to know about designing DIY wedding invitations, including paper and online invitation options. Plus, you’ll find some of our favorite wedding invitations that you can customize online to help you get inspired.
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Snack Mix Recipes Perfect for Easy Entertaining

From spicy and crunchy to sweet and salty, snack mixes are an easy-to-grab offering your guests are sure to love. The best part? Most recipes can be prepared in advance (and simply tossed in a bowl when your party begins!) One thing is for sure, there’s no shortage of recipes to choose from. Below, we’ve rounded up seven of our favorite snack mix recipes for easy entertaining.

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How to Plan a Party with Easy, Upcycled Decorations

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Throwing a party? Before you run out to buy new decorations, give some thought to what you already have at home. There are so many opportunities to upcycle materials you already own into fun, handmade decorations. Keep scrolling for a little eco-friendly inspiration!

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How to Make Easy DIY Table Runners for Your Next Party

DIY Table Runners

A fabulous table runner can take your party décor to the next level (without being expensive or complicated). Below, we’ve rounded up several affordable, chic table runners with unexpected textures, bold colors, and playful patterns. The best part? All of these examples are completely DIY. In fact, you probably have many of the materials at home. Keep scrolling to see more!

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