sbevan's FaveThing en-us Flower Girl Dress Featuring stunning ivory bodice and straps, ivory sparkly tulle and a pretty black satin ribbon sash. 2012-04-14 17:30:15 Wedding photo with moms This fun photo trend is a great way to incorporate special guests in your wedding portraits. The moms!!!! Just have your moms hold up a decorative frame, have your photographer position you so that you're within the frame, and snap away! After the wedding, frame the photo and give the picture to the moms as a thank-you! 2012-07-24 14:58:49 Flower Arrangement Green, and white wedding color palette. A do it yourself, yet elegant center piece. The glass vase could be filled with glass beads of any colour. 2012-04-14 17:36:14 Candy Pacifier Baby Shower Favors Easy do it yourself favour idea. You will need Life Savers Mints, Ribbon, Pink/blue jelly belly jelly beans and 1/2 inch Sequin Pins or icing sugar. I prefer to use icing sugar for fear of someone eating the pin! A favour everyone will love!!! Super cute! 2012-06-01 01:45:41 white flowers, and candles line the main isle Such an intimate, romantic feel. The isle adorned with rose petals were laid out perfectly on the floor with candles strategically placed. Pure elegance!!! 2012-04-16 01:27:48 How to Remove a Splinter with Baking Soda Make a paste using water and about 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda. Put this paste on a bandage and apply the bandage to the affected area. After 24 hours, remove the bandage. The splinter may be sticking out of the skin. If it's visible, pick it off. Rinse the skin gently (if the splinter is sticking out but not visible, this may wash it away). Repeat the method with new paste and another bandage every 24 hours until the splinter is gone. 2012-07-26 02:52:27 Unique wedding guest book Guestbook Stones- I think it's a great idea. You can have it on display at home, unlike a regular guestbook where you would barely ever look at it again. There are many variations to this such as seashells, wood pieces, puzzle pieces etc. 2012-07-24 14:46:34 baby clothing This kimono style baby onesie, and hat set is a 100% cotton jersey knit. It looks very soft and I love the brown and white striped fabric with a bright trim. 2012-04-14 02:18:16 Baby shower favour This is cute idea for a baby shower favour for a girl or boy. You can create a thank-you card and tie it around the nail polish bottle. You could also use this at a gender reveal party. 2012-07-24 15:24:25 Easter Advent calendar To make a countdown start by spray painting a cookie sheet and add magnets to eggs so they stick on. Then you can stuffed the eggs with candy (or whatever you would like), then you number each egg (you can paint the number on or you stickers ...up to you.) Place it somewhere in your house and let the countdown begin! 2012-05-10 02:28:33 Frosty the Cheese Ball This cheery fellow won't have a chance to melt, he'll be gobbled up too quickly! And dressing him is half the fun. There are a few different suggestions (all edible choices of course!) Ingredients: 16 ounces cream cheese, 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt, 1/2 teaspoon, onion powder, 10 raisins for eyes, mouth, and buttons, 1 piece of carrot for the nose, 4 crackers for the hat (we used Ritz and Dare water crackers) 1 thyme sprig for the hat (optional), Strips of carrot for the scarf, 2 broken pretzels for the arms, 1 (1/2-inch) piece of a canned baby corn for the pipe Toothpick for the pipe 2012-06-05 02:36:55 Strawberry Ghosts Recipe A healthier treat on Halloween. These strawberry ghosts are so cute. 2012-03-29 03:12:23 Glue holes in bath toys After spending a couple hours cleaning these bath toys put a little bit of glue on the holes of each toy to prevent water from getting in them. The glue successfully stays on the toys. This is seriously the best thing you can do. 2012-07-26 03:02:52 HOW TO CLEAN YOUR DISHWASHER Place a dishwasher-safe cup filled with plain white vinegar on the top rack of the dishwasher. Using the hottest water available, run the dishwasher through a cycle. The vinegar will help to wash away the loose, greasy grime, sanitizes, and helps remove the musty odor. Next, sprinkle a cupful of baking soda around the bottom of the tub and run it through a short cycle. The baking soda will help freshen and removing stains. 2012-07-26 02:55:06 Dry Up Grease Stains with Plain White Chalk Simply rub onto greasy stains and the chalk powder will absorb the grease, making the stain easily removable by the laundry soap in the wash. It might sound silly, but it's worked wonders for everything from lipstick to bacon grease. 2012-07-26 02:46:40 Kids chore choices This is a fantastic idea to teach your children to pick up after themselves and to be responsible for their belongings. Not to mention a great way to get things done around the house!..... It is a win, win situation for everyone! 2012-07-26 02:41:14 Tool chest boys dresser This a neat and cute idea for a little boys room. It can be a dresser or a place to store toys. What little boy wouldn't LOVE having a tool chest in their room! 2012-07-25 19:57:43 Giant Ice Cube Fun Create an ice block. Fill up and freeze a container half full. Once it is frozen add animals, princesses, creatures etc. onto the frozen ice block and then fill the remainder of the container with water. Place back in the freezer and allow time to freeze. Once frozen take out of the container and allow your children to figure out how to chip away to get to the treasures. It will occupy the little ones for a long time! 2012-07-25 19:51:47 Graduation gift Moms and Dads, how cute is this gift? Start thinking early about that graduation gift! Like in kindergarten! Grab a copy of Dr Seuss’ Oh, the Places You’ll Go! and send it with a note to your child’s teacher at the end of each year. What a special gift this will be one day! 2012-07-25 19:40:01 Fun Candy Bar/Memory Card Shower Game This link explains how to organize the game and provides a number of different baby terms and chocolate bars to match. The nice thing about this game is that it can be adapted for a wedding shower. This link also provides wedding terms and chocolate bars to match. It's a fun and interactive games... what lady doesn't like chocolate!!!!! 2012-07-24 15:21:13 Rustic Wedding Ring "Pillow" Log Ring Dish Engraved Heart A rustic log with engraved and painted white heart--makes your rings stand out with a sparkle! 2012-07-24 14:54:16 Memory Chair Nearly brought a tear to my eye "In Memory" Chair - it will be a really sweet way to honour those who can not be with us our special day. Place a picture of an individual or individuals unable to be at your wedding along with an elegant chalk board or framed paper with their name and relation to you or your fiancee. 2012-07-24 14:30:50 DIY Wishing Tree This is one way to save money during the wedding process. This favething link provides instructions for creating a wishing tree. A wishing tree can be used in a variety of situations (wedding shower, baby shower etc) 2012-07-24 14:20:30 Labelled tiers of cupcakes This is an alternate option of an original wedding cake. This provides your guests with different dessert options and adding the decorative chalkboards is a creative way to show the different flavours that are available. 2012-07-24 14:14:19 Globe cooler Neat idea for a party or an office 2012-04-13 23:23:05 Pumpkin Party Cooler Choose a large, wide pumpkin, cut off the top third and scrape out the pulp and seeds. Line the pumpkin with a glass or plastic bowl to prevent it from becoming water-logged. If the pumpkin opening is a bit too small for the bowl, carefully shave the inside edge with a spoon. Finish by filling the bowl with ice and bottled drinks. 2012-04-17 02:57:34 Baby Nursery Love the colour combinations (crib, bedding, wall colour) 2012-04-14 01:41:52 Santa Strawberries!! Great Christmas treat that you can make with the kids. All you need is whip cream, strawberries and chocolate for the eyes (you also use chocolate chips as well). It is an easy, fun and edible activity! 2012-06-05 02:40:54 Holiday Tree Brownies I love these brownies. I added chocolate chips in the brownie mix. I noticed it's easier to cut the brownies if you put them in the freezer for an hour. Also, it's easier to put the candy cane in the brownie on the side of the brownie that was not touching the side of the pan. I added a mini gold M&M on top for a star. You could also add different coloured smarties to make a colourful Christmas tree! Just have fun with it! 2012-06-05 02:46:25 Minute to Win it Christmas Games Minute to Win it Games are a fantastic addition to your Christmas Party. Ensure everyone is split into pairs to compete, as most games require teamwork. Have a points scoring system (this could simply be a whiteboard or if you want to really get into the Christmas spirit - award mini candy canes which are placed into team jars). Also remember that wind is an unwelcome guest when playing Minute to Win it games so choose an indoor venue as this works best. 2012-06-05 02:43:15 Flower Arrangements for baby showers Great idea for a teachers gift or as a center piece at a shower. You can put a glass cup to hold the flowers or tie the bunch of flowers with a rubber band, then wrapped a wet paper towel around it and sealed it off with aluminum foil. Then place it inside of the pink cardstock trimmed tube we created out of some corrugated cardboard to give it some colour and place in a large mason jar and the final step is to fill the mason jar with plastic letters (& numbers) 2012-06-01 01:37:54 Daddy hospital survival kit! Here is the perfect hospital kit for daddy's to-be because that wait during labor can get BORING! You can add a couple of his favorite magazines for entertainment, his favorite treats, CAFFEINE, gum and finish it off with some silly/sweet thank you notes. 2012-06-01 01:24:59 Chocolate baby shower favours This is a great idea for a baby shower when the 'mommy to-be' has decided not to find out what she is having. Everyone like chocolate so what could be a better idea! 2012-06-01 01:20:35 Pass the dirty diaper Pass the Dirty Diaper. This is a baby shower variation on the game of Hot Potato. You take a diaper and fill it with something – melted chocolate is what is most commonly used but mashed peas and other food items will also do – and then you pass the diaper around to the tune of some baby music. When the music stops, the person left holding the dirty diaper is out. 2012-06-01 01:13:03 Easter Bunny and M&M Cake Bake your favourite flavour of cake and then side the cake in peeps and top it with M&Ms (or Easter coloured smarties). You could even hide chocolate candies under the pees to bring them high enough to reach the top of the cake. It will be a hit at your next Easter dinner!!!! 2012-05-10 02:38:32 Easter Egg Lunch Hunt Fill Easter eggs with all sorts of lunch items. Bite sized lunch items. Even little peanut butter & honey sandwiches. Then go and hide them around your yard (or house). It is a fantastic and fun idea... kids have a blast!!! 2012-05-10 02:34:08 30 Things to put in an Easter Egg (Besides Candy) Need fun ideas to spruce up your kids Easter Egg Hunt? Instead of just candy, why not fill your eggs with clues or puzzle pieces, or all sorts of things. Here are a number of different ways you can do this. 2012-05-10 02:19:23 Chocolate Raspberry Egg These fruit crème filled chocolate shells will delight the most sophisticated palettes. Great idea for an Easter dinner dessert!!! Yummy!!!!! 2012-05-10 02:15:11 101 Kids Easter Basket Ideas This provides you with 101 Easter basket gift ideas for both boys and girls. It doesn't have to be expensive the dollar store, Walmart, target along with other stores have these inexpensive ideas. Have fun!!!!! 2012-05-10 02:13:10 Jelly Bean Carrots To create the bunnies’ carrots, find orange Popsicle molds and filled them with orange jelly beans. The addition of green spoons finalized the carrot look 2012-05-10 02:05:40 Easter Egg Popsicle You just use plain fruit juice, but when frozen in an egg, everything taste better and sweeter. The best part is that they are relatively simple to do, you just need a few items. To make the popsicle's you will need: Fruit juice, Plastic Easter eggs, Plastic sucker sticks, A large nail and thumbtack, Small funnel or piping tip to fill the eggs. 2012-05-10 02:01:42 Monkey Around cupcakes Very easy to make and is a great project for the family. great idea for a child's birthday party.... putting a different spin on boring cupcakes. 2012-04-24 02:50:50 Easter egg nest cupcake Creative and easy Easter themed cupcake. All you need is vanilla cupcake mix, white icing and add green food colouring and M & M's 2012-04-24 02:47:03 Boston Cream Cupcakes These cupcakes are so easy to make and so delicious! They are so good that everyone will think you were slaving away in the kitchen all day! 2012-04-24 02:40:19 CHOCOLATE CUPCAKE - SURPRISE INSIDE Cream filled cupcake.... such a great idea! You can even add food colouring to the cream to add an element of surprise for kids or different holidays! 2012-04-24 02:36:55 Apple cinnamon roll cupcakes These cinnamon roll cupcakes are ridiculously good... think cinnamon roll without the need for a fork. They are still a little messy - even with the wrappers, but in a good way. While these are perfect as a dessert, they also contain fruit so that means you can eat it for breakfast right? 2012-04-24 02:33:28 Pull apart tutrle cupcakes This is SOOOO cute and super easy to do! Unique spin on ordinary cupcakes, something kids would love! 2012-04-24 02:29:55 Key lime cupcakes with blackberry frosting: Great idea for fruit lovers in there dessert. They are a little different from your everyday cupcake and are a great spring/summer cupcake. For a delicious fruity cupcake you should definitely give these a try. 2012-04-24 02:26:18 Elmo cupcakes Great idea for a child's birthday. Could do a sesame street themed birthday party 2012-04-24 02:23:03 Scary Sippers - mummy juice box! Make an army of mummies by wrapping juice boxes in white electrical tape and googly eyes. (Be sure to punch out a hole in the tape for the straw!) 2012-04-17 03:02:35 Glitter {Pumpkin} Topiary Great idea! It is something that can be done on your own and relatively inexpensive. The colours are fantastic together. 2012-04-17 02:49:07 You've been BOOED!!!!!! It’s time to start “Boo-ing” your neighbors and friends! It’s a cute way to spook your neighbors and get them in the Halloween spirit. Don't forget to print the second sheet of instructions so your neighbors will know how to pass it on! Your Boo Basket doesn’t have to be elaborate any Halloween treats are great! 2012-04-17 02:36:23 Strawberry Ghosts Kids will gasp in delight at these adorable ghosts. Juicy strawberries, white chocolate and a little milk chocolate for the eyes and mouth will make these little bites a howling success! 2012-04-17 02:29:16 Halloween Candy Skewers You should use the thinner skewers if at all possible; it is much easier to skewer candy with thin skewers. Also, use soft candy, no harder than Dots. My favorite candies for skewering were the chocolate eyeballs, the Pumpkin Peeps, the Licorice All Sorts, and the Tarantula Gummies. Of course, whatever is your favorite candy would also work. 2012-04-17 02:25:56 'Batty' for chocolate bar covers! Creative way to decorate a chocolate treat that your kids to take to school or for you to hand out at the door! 2012-04-17 02:22:35 Elegant/earthly seating chart Great idea for a seating chart. Could add hanging crystals from the tree to bring in more elegance. 2012-04-16 01:38:14 Lemoncello bottles served as escort cards as well as favors Fantastic idea. Combining a drink for you guests and a seating card. What guest wouldn't want to have their first drink to be lemoncello..... yummy! 2012-04-16 01:19:02 Scavenger hunts for kids. This could be great for summer Children aren’t spending enough time out of doors. Scavenger hunts combine a child’s natural curiosity with the opportunity for unstructured learning. They’re fun, and reward children with a sense of achievement. 2012-04-16 01:14:58 cleaning idea A dryer sheet to dust can help in many ways. Not just because it kicks the dust to the curb since it banishes static, but because it actually coats as it cleans (which is why we're not huge fans of it for laundry) for residual dust-fighting power. 2012-04-14 03:08:13 etiquette 101 Very helpful when you are setting a table for dinner guest and you are unsure of a particular place setting. 2012-04-14 03:06:14 getting rid of black grime to get rid of the nasty black gunk in your drain: 1. Put a pot of water to boil. 2. Meanwhile pour baking soda down the drain. Baking soda has the ability to neutralize fatty acids so it will work and eating away the grime while you are waiting for the water to boil. 3. Once the water has reached a rolling boil remove it from the stove and pour it down the drain. 4. Let the water and baking soda work at decomposing and sterilizing the grime for 10 minutes. 5. After 10 minutes has expired... 2012-04-14 03:03:24 Saving broken make-up I can't count the amount of money I have wasted by throwing away makeup that I thought was trash, when I could have fixed it. There is no need to throw your money away on perfectly good makeup! If you happen to break you powder makeup, you can easily fix it with alcohol (rubbing alcohol) and patience! This works for any kind of powder based makeup, such as bronzers, powders, eyeshadows, whatever! 2012-04-14 03:01:45 amazing idea Why-Didn't-I-Think-of-That? Put a Dosage Checklist on Medicine Bottles. What a sanity saver for those rounds of antibiotics that never seem to end! What a smart, inexpensive 2012-04-14 02:59:03 Keeping things fresh Once you open the brown sugar, toss a few marshmallows in to keep it soft. 2012-04-14 02:55:38 grate cleaner 2012-04-14 02:54:16 Mosquito trap 2012-04-14 02:51:42 Crock pot Lasagna 2012-04-14 02:48:43 paint remover Just add your hardware and cover with water before bed. Turn your cooker on high heat and the hot water will soften the paint and peel it away in one big layer. Think of it as like taking off a rubber glove. It's really that easy. 2012-04-14 02:45:27 Jewelery LOVE THIS STUFF!!! No more stinky jewelry cleaner. Plus I think it works sooo much better. I can't thank you enough for posting this great formula! 2012-04-14 02:43:19 Beautiful smells 2012-04-14 02:39:25 Bath time fun! A muffin tin with shaving cream squirted into each cup and mixed with a different color or colors food coloring. Great and easy idea! 2012-04-14 02:15:20 Nursery Sweet, modern nursery that could easily transition as the baby gets older. Great colour combinations and utilizes space well. 2012-04-14 02:10:34 Things to do Great ideas to keep kids busy. Some are inexpensive which is always nice for a parent. 2012-04-14 02:08:02 Great organizational ideas Here are a few simple yet ingenious ways to gain back some calm and control through organization. Even though I don’t have kids, several of these suggestions I can translate into my work life. 2012-04-14 02:06:08 Child's Nursery idea 2012-04-14 02:04:17 Nursery The dark walls give it a really interesting sometimes mysterious look. But the bright colors popping off, give it a more playful feel as well. I love the combination of the two. I really love the impact of the West Elm ceiling light fixture. 2012-04-14 01:58:34 Tooth Fairy pillow This cute and friendly molar-shaped pillow features a pocket in the back for the tooth and fairy's deposit. Small and soft, it is perfect for hiding under pillows and may even become your child's favorite new little friend. 2012-04-14 01:55:43 great nursery I love the colors, shadow boxes, the tree design, and just everything about your room. Good job!!! 2012-04-14 01:53:29 Girl Booties Cowgirl baby booties crocheted in washable acrylic yarn in pretty shades of chocolate brown and light rose. 2012-04-14 01:48:20 Creative Idea for Chores Great idea for the kids to randomly pick out what chore they are responsible for on that particular day or week. 2012-04-14 01:47:01 Baby Furniture This solid wood glider offers a comfortable, stylish place to relax. 2012-04-14 01:43:58 Safety Idea for kids Stick a sparkler in Play-Doh, then light it up. The container protects hands from flying sparks, preventing burns. 2012-04-14 01:39:03 Nursery Like the enlarged monogram of the infant's initials on the wall. It's a classic design element that celebrates your newborn in a personal way. 2012-04-14 01:37:51 Baby Bedding Comfort and luxury combine to make this one of our most luscious crib bedding collections ever. 2012-04-14 01:30:20 Kitchen I love everything about this kitchen. Large stainless steel fridge, big roomy island and so much more!!! 2012-04-14 01:26:31 End table Great idea! Extremely useful and cool concept. Everyone would be different and unique 2012-04-14 01:22:45 Cribs It would be the perfect touch to any babies nursery. It is both modern and rustic. It is solid wood and absolutely beautiful. 2012-04-14 01:20:28 Kitchen Table Perfect table for a large family or for entertaining! It's well built and very rustic looking. Stunning! 2012-04-14 01:17:58 Living room Absolutely stunning. I love the wooden beams on the ceiling and the rustic coffee table and end tables. 2012-04-14 01:15:44 Quilt A quilt that would be perfect for any babies room. It's beautiful neutral colours and reversibility makes it a perfect shower gift. 2012-04-14 01:09:53 Kids job board This is an fantastic idea. The kids can pick what chore they want to do and how earn as much money they are going to earn. 2012-04-14 01:03:18 Kids costume A do-it yourself costume that the kids can help you create. It is a one of a kind costume that will be remembered for a long time! 2012-04-14 00:59:06 clothing Looks cozy and cute for a little babies head. So cute you could have your baby wear to their first photo shoot! 2012-04-14 00:56:40 Baby necessities If you’re short on surface space, use these wall mounted buckets. Great idea for wall decorations. 2012-04-14 00:54:18 Bottles Baby Bottle Holder is practical, easy to clean, and ideal to grasp by babies. 2012-04-14 00:38:39 Kids Leggings Great for little girls to wear to ballet in the fall! Beautiful ribbing and stitching 2012-04-14 00:35:39 Tooth fairy pillow Allows the kids to get excited about loosing their teeth and track the teeth that they lost. It is a memory as they get older! 2012-04-14 00:31:04 Organization idea Keeping with the boy theme and what mother doesn't love organization. I love the pails with the names place on them to help the kids know where their toys go. 2012-04-14 00:26:15 Babyroom chair and ottoman It looks comfortable and cozy for a mother to spend time with her bundle of joy. It's neutral colour makes it perfect for a boy or girl nursery. 2012-04-14 00:23:19 Babyroom chair and ottoman It looks comfortable and cozy for a mother to spend time with her bundle of joy. It's neutral colour makes it perfect for a boy or girl nursery. 2012-04-14 00:23:18