As 2012 comes to an end, the entire BigDotofHappiness.com team wishes you and your loved ones a safe and happy New Year! Stay tuned in 2013 for more unique designs, trend-setting decorations, DIY ideas and more!
It’s easy to transform push pop containers into DIY New Year’s Eve party confetti shooters! Simply fill each push pop with confetti, add a personalized favor tag and hand one out to each of your guests! As midnight approaches, remind everyone to remove the tops to their push pops. When the clock strikes midnight, push… Continue reading DIY New Year’s Eve Party Confetti Shooters
Perfect for a snow day, these five outdoor activities for kids have been personally tested by future Big Dot team members and deemed fun! After all, shoveling only takes so long (and those tiny shovels can only do so much). Just make sure you have hot cocoa fixings on hand when everyone is ready to come inside.… Continue reading Perfect for a Snow Day: Fun Outdoor Activities for Kids
Christmas may be over, but that doesn’t mean you have to put away the tree ornaments just yet. Glitter ornaments are a pretty and inexpensive New Year’s party favor idea, and a great excuse to keep the tree lit for a few more days! To make your own glitter ornaments, you’ll need silver Christmas ball ornaments, glitter,… Continue reading New Year’s Party Favor Idea: Glitter Ornaments
Perfect for last-minute shoppers, these free downloadable gift tags are unique, stylish and can be printed right in your own home! They were designed by BigDotofHappiness.com’s own Creative Experts and are available in five modern styles. Each tag features a whimsical holiday image, and some even include messages like “Merry & Bright” and “Peace Love… Continue reading Perfect for Last-Minute Shoppers: Free Downloadable Gift Tags!
Use tulle to make your own pom pom gift topper! With just a few wrapping days left until Christmas, spending tons of time on pretty but complicated gift wrapping ideas may not be realistic. Fortunately, it’s a cinch to turn tulle into a festive pom pom gift topper – just follow the below instructions, and… Continue reading Use Tulle to Make Your Own Pom Pom Gift Topper!
Stamp your way to stylish presents with this easy gift wrapping idea! Wrap each gift just like you normally would, adding coordinating ribbon if you’d like. Instead of a traditional gift tag, however, stamp the recipient’s name on a piece of craft paper! You’ll be left with a personalized gift that is as stylishly labeled… Continue reading Stamp Your Way to Stylish Presents with this Easy Gift Wrapping Idea!
You’ll have “snow” much fun making your own snowflake Christmas gift decorations using this simple method. Even the kids can help! First, gather some wrapping paper, craft paper, scissors and ribbon. Wrap each gift using paper of your choice, then place a homemade paper snowflake on top. Secure the snowflake with a coordinating bow and… Continue reading “Snow” Much Fun: DIY Snowflake Gift Decorations
Here’s an easy gift wrapping idea that won’t break the bank: use paint chips to decorate wrapped gifts! Simply grab a few free paint samples from your local hardware or paint store, then use a circle cutter to cut circles out of each color. Tape or glue a few circles back-to-back over coordinating ribbon, then… Continue reading Easy Gift Wrapping Idea: Use Paint Chips to Decorate Wrapped Gifts!
Did you know that wrapping paper curls just as well as regular ribbon? I did not, and was amazed how well it worked! In this step-by-step DIY tutorial, I’ll show you how easy it is to make your own curled ribbon out of wrapping paper. It’s a great way to use that extra piece of paper… Continue reading DIY Tutorial: Make Your Own Curled Ribbon Out of Wrapping Paper!