Friday, June 24, 2011

{Giveaway} We have a winner for the Every girl loves Coach! Bag Giveaway!

We have a winner! Chosen via for our Coach Giveaway is... Kimberley Lane!  Congratulations you will receive an adorable Coach mid size wristlet with signature black fabric and logos. Retail value with tax 90 dollars. Complete with Coach giftbox.  Please contact us to claim your prize. Thank you to all who entered!

Saturday, June 18, 2011

{Pinterest} Bubble Gum Party Inspiration + New Gumball Invitations

We have been using Pinterest for several months....and I think we can all agree Pinterest is quite addictive! Super place to store all of what inspires you. We love a fun bubble gum is some inspiration from our Bubble Gum Board...pop on over and follow us for Tons of inspiration. Check out our Gumball Invitations...coming soon to our shop along with the rest of the collection. Follow all of Serendipity Creative Studio's Pinterest here.

Favorite bubble gum pins - jinkyart, cookies - The cookie Jar for Tomkat Studios

Coming soon to the shop - {Gumball Collection}

Monday, June 13, 2011

{Freebie} DIY Father's day ideas + Printables round up!

With father's day just around the corner, we thought we would share some wonderful  printables, ideas, diy and freebies! Hope you enjoy the roundup!

1. Number one on our list is the ever so talented TomKat Studios. We are loving these adorable little Father's day cards. Your only worry will be which one to choose!

2. Tie-riffic Father's day printables from Shindig parties to go. The set includes a cute tie-shaped "Happy Father's Day" banner, some great tie-shaped centerpiece signs, and cupcake topper sized ties, too. These are just to much! Adorable.

3. Check out these fun Father's day printables from Love Party Printables. This collection has everything you could ever want at your Father’s Day celebration:  party tags, invitations, flags, tented cards, large tented cards, large labels, water bottle labels, napkin rings, favor tags, and the cutest “Happy Father’s Day” banner. Click here to download.

4. How about some fun retro personalized pistachios -- or pickles or hot sauce? Turn any of Dad's favorites into a custom gift for Father's day! Click here for download. Martha Stewart.

5. Father's day HO HO's + Recipe and Printables! Click here for tutorial and download @ Living Locurto

6. How about a breakfast in bed for the favorite Men in our life! Also from Living Locurto. Free party circles, flags and free notecards. Click here for download.

7. Not a freebie...but inspiration for a neck tie/ bow tie inspired party or luncheon.

Mix it up just a little bit by passing out chocolate mustaches as favors. They make for a fun photo-op, too! -- Bliss Bloom Blog

This brand new die-cut invitation by Stevie Streck is perfectly "suited" for the occasion -- available at

This shirt and necktie cake could serve as the centerpiece for your luncheon. Be sure to use Dad's favorite flavors for the filling and icing! -- Tiepedia

Embellish sandwiches of any kind with small pennant flags in stripes, checks or polka dots -- Joyful Weddings and Events

Dress up simple floral containers with ribbon tied to look like a bow-tie -- Joyful Weddings and Events

Wrap presents with a fancy bow-tie for fun -- Martha Stewart

If you insist on buying Dad a brand new tie, make it a monogrammed tie to be personal -- Martha Stewart

~fine stationary

8.  For those at a loss for words we have some of our favorite quotes about Dad's. Use them to personalize cards, photobooks or scrapbooking pages.

Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad.

Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.  ~Bill Cosby

I don't care how poor a man is; if he has family, he's rich.  ~M*A*S*H, Colonel Potter

"My father didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it." -- Clarence Budington Kelland

Sunday, June 12, 2011

{Fab Finds} Mini Cupcake pedestals!

We love these mini cupcake pedestals by the pastry pedestal! An innovative way to creatively display mini cupcakes, petit fours, cakeballs, mini cups of cherries and treats. So adorable! The possibilities are endless! We will be using these in some of our upcoming parties with custom made circles. LOVE.

{DIY} West Elm inspired curtain panels

We adore WestElm. They have super trendy home decor and the color palettes are dreamy! If you love west elm than this DIY tutorial is for you. Get the look of these fab curtain panels on a shoestring budget!

Ikat Ogee Linen Window Panel 59-79 dollars each.

Materials Needed:
*Acrylic paint
*Fabric Medium paint {helps the paint adhere to fabric}
*Roller brush {you can also use a stencil dabber at certain parts}
*Curtains of your choice
*Blue painters tape {or any preference of tape}
*Drop cloth or something to lay under your curtain

Create your own stencil or buy one...this stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils

Take the time to prep and be sure you have everything secured down. Optional: tape down the drop cloth so it won't move and cause problems, and also tape down the curtain to prevent any slipping.

You can use a stencil dabber or soft roller to paint.
Fabric Medium is the secret to painting on fabric.  You can buy it at Micheal's or almost any craft store.  It helps keep the paint softer and adheres to the fabric better than if you attempted to paint directly to fabric without the medium.  Mix the two together, and if you're using paint with color, it doesn't effect the result of the color.

Lay the stencil back over a partly painted area to make the pattern continuous for the 3rd and 4th section.  Just be sure to take your time and pay attention to the details.  

Fabulous! PB&JStories I think we just might like the painted version better!

Sunday, June 5, 2011

{Fab Features} Vintage Orange and Aqua Circus theme party + Carnival Poster Design Request

Recently we were designing a carnival event poster...and while searching for a missing font...we had to feature this adorable Circus theme. We love the Orange and Aqua color scheme. Super cute details...check out the circus details and our event poster request. :)

An event poster request...

{Fab Finds} Adorable Custom Totes & Tops

LOVE LOVE LOVE these Custom totes & Tops from the Wedding Chicks! The totes are a steal @ 10.00! The custom totes make a super cute  wedding party/guest gift + they would make a super cute favor for a birthday too...monogramed with a child's initials or name. The tops are so adorable and whimsical! They have tops for the whole wedding party right down to the flower girl and ring bearer. Love! The Wedding chicks website is loaded with wedding inspiration + DIY. Check them out!

This one would make a super cute favor for a child's vintage circus theme!

Thursday, June 2, 2011

{New to the Shop} Printable Party Circles/Toppers - Harry Potter

New item added to our etsy shop. Harry Potter - Printable Party Circles/Toppers. The Set includes All 4 house designs, Platform 3/4 and Harry Potter party logo. Party Circles can be used as cupcake toppers, stickers, bag tags, jar cake labels, napkin rings, candy jars etc. Possibilities are endless! Get them here!

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