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Do You Want to Make a Butterfly Giveaway

By Designed 2B Sweet Inc. June 11, 2014 1211 Views No comments

Welcome to the

Do You Want to Make a Butterfly Giveaway

Sponsored by Designed 2B Sweet Inc.

Now that summer is finally here and the kids are out of school, it is time to get kids in the spirit of summer. While kids may want to be spending the whole time outdoors, there is nothing wrong with spending your indoor time doing something fun with Mom and Dad. For many little girls, nothing is more fun than making a fun craft project, especially if it means they get to use their imagination and paint! Since many girls love butterflies, what is better than making your own unique butterfly craft!

To make craft time even more fun, we created this fun butterfly craft project! One lucky little girl will win a Design Your Own! Butterfly Photo Holders Set, along with special Wood Painting Markers to make their wooden butterflies look perfect! This unique set makes 12 different butterfly holders, allowing your daughter to make these cute butterfly photo holders with all of her friends! To learn more, make sure to read the rules below and then enter through the Rafflecopter!

 

Do You Want to Make a Butterfly Giveaway

  • One lucky reader will win a 12 piece Design Your Own! Butterfly Photo Holder Set & a Wonderful Wood Marker Set.
  • Open to continental US Only.
  • Winners will be chosen at random through Rafflecopter via Random.org.
  • Sweepstakes ends June 30th at 11:59pm PT.
  • Winner will be notified via email.
  • Winner will have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen.
  • Must be 18 years or older to enter Rafflecopter.
  • Only one entrant per household. (But that person can enter multiple times daily)
  • Void where prohibited.
  • Entering the Rafflecopter means you agree to terms above.
  • Good Luck!

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Wild Wild West Cowboy Giveaway

By Designed 2B Sweet Inc. June 11, 2014 1257 Views 1 comments

Welcome to the

Wild Wild West Cowboy Giveaway

Sponsored by Designed 2B Sweet Inc.

Do you have a little cowboy in your house? Now that everyone is out of school, kids are looking forward to time outside where they can play with friends. Why not make play dates even more fun for boys with a fun western themed party at home! With so many fun western toys and cowboy party items, it's easy to make an inexpensive, yet fun cowboy part just for little boys! You can even find fun toy sets designed to help little boys feel like real cowboys or old western sheriffs!

Want to add that special touch to favorite little boys cowboy costume? Make play time more fun for him and his friends with the Wild West Gun Play Sets. This cute set includes 12 cowboy sets that each contain 2 pistols with 3 bullets, 1 holster, a belt, and badge. Enough to outfit 12 of your favorite kids as little cowboys. To learn more, make sure to read the rules below and then enter through the Rafflecopter!

Wild Wild West Cowboy Giveaway

  • One lucky reader will win a package containing 12 Wild West Gun Play Sets.
  • Open to continental US Only.
  • Winners will be chosen at random through Rafflecopter via Random.org.
  • Sweepstakes ends June 30th at 11:59pm PT.
  • Winner will be notified via email.
  • Winner will have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen.
  • Must be 18 years or older to enter Rafflecopter.
  • Only one entrant per household.
  • Void where prohibited.
  • Entering the Rafflecopter means you agree to terms above.
  • Good Luck!
a Rafflecopter giveaway

 

Disclosure: Facebook, Twitter, & Pinterest are in no way associated with this sweepstakes. Prize fulfillment will be handled by Designed 2B Sweet.

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Movie Premiere for Kids

By Designed 2B Sweet June 6, 2014 726 Views 12 comments

Considering having a movie premiere party just for kids? With so many awesome kids' movies coming out soon in theaters or on DVD, many children are excited to see their favorite characters. One of the best ways to celebrate the arrival of these new movies is with a fun movie party! Kids can celebrate before seeing the movie in theaters or even turn their own living room into a fun 'theater' for them and their friends to enjoy the new movie. Best of all, movie parties are a great centerpiece for sleepovers or as a way to keep children entertained during summer vacation. They are even fairly inexpensive to put together, allowing mom and dad to easily create a fun party that kids are sure to love!

Hollywood StarMovie Premiere for Kids: Decorations

Want to know what really makes a movie premiere party for kids come together? Decorations! There are so many options when it comes to a movie premiere party that the sky is really the limit. For kids, you can go with traditional decorations, or go with decorations that match the theme of the movie. If you want to go with a traditional party, consider going with hanging star decorations , or adding cute props, such as a movie directors clapboard. Kids will love pretending they are filming their own movie before it starts, so use your decorations to your advantage!

Popcorn CupsMovie Premiere for Kids: Food

One of the best parts of having a movie premiere party is, of course, the food! For a children's premiere party, we recommend going with movie theater-type of food to complement your in-home screening - easy and popular treats like popcorn, nachos, and other food served at your local theater. This is also the perfect time to include some of your child's favorite candy. Of course, for the other guests, name brand candy, or candy that matches the theme of the movie are great choices. If you aren't for sure what works best, a variety pack of different types of candy doesn't hurt either. Kids will love having a sweet treat as they watch their brand new movie!

Movie Night TrophiesMovie Premiere for Kids: Awards

Of course, what is more fun than giving out awards after your fun movie premiere party? It is easy to find trophies, even Oscar-looking ones, that are perfect to give out to different guests. Kids will love getting them for talking about their favorite characters, pretending to be them to accept awards, or even for things they did prior to the movie. This is where you can let imaginations run wild and truly have fun! Don't forget to remind kids too that they need to have speeches, just like the actors or characters would if they won the awards themselves! With this little touch, you will have some adorable, picture perfect moments at your party!

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Butterfly Birthday Party

By Designed 2B Sweet June 6, 2014 665 Views 4 comments

Butterfly Decorations

Considering having a butterfly birthday party? Many little girls love butterflies because of their beauty and elegance, making it a great choice of themes. Even so, it can sometimes be a challenge finding the right decorations and favors to bring your party together. Although these parties can be challenging to prepare for, they are a great choice for girls of all ages. You may even be surprised how easy it is to make a beautiful, elegant, and even fun butterfly birthday party for your favorite girl!

Butterfly Birthday Party for Toddlers

Want to create the perfect butterfly birthday party for your little princess? Some of the cutest first birthday parties we have seen for little girls have actually been butterfly parties.  You can find adorable party decorations and tableware, such as the Butterfly Baby's First Birthday Invitations, plates, and even cups. You can even find little onesies with butterfly designs for your toddler's first birthday, helping you to make the party very special. Don't forget, you can also get butterfly decorations for the cupcake or cake to add a bit of flutter for all of your guests. When getting items for the party, just make sure you pay attention to small piece warnings, and examine everything carefully to make sure it won't be a potential choking hazard for your toddler.

Butterfly WingsButterfly Birthday Party for Girls

While infants can enjoy the eye-catching beauty of a butterfly theme, probably the most memorable and cute butterfly birthday parties are for girls 3 to 12. Not only can they have an adorable butterfly birthday party, but they can pretend to be one as well, with adorable butterfly wings. Add in a few fairy accessories, and girls can pretend to be butterfly fairies! Many girls especially love to show off with cute light up butterfly wands, too! Since butterfly wings are fairly cheap, you can buy these wings for all the girls attending the party without spending a great deal of money. Don't forget too that you can also find adorable butterfly tableware, perfect for younger girls to help soar through the cleanup. With the right butterfly party favors, you can easily make your daughter's butterfly themed dreams come true!

Butterfly MasksButterfly Birthday Party for Teenagers

Since many teenagers want to avoid childish birthday parties, it is important that you focus on elegant and classy decorations for a teenager's birthday party. For older girls, consider having a butterfly masquerade themed birthday party, with everyone having their own butterfly mask. You can even find confetti designed just for leaving around the house or your venue of choice. To add that extra touch, don't forget that you can also find elegant party favor bags featuring butterfly outlines that are perfect for women of all ages!

Reading Tea Party

By Designed 2B Sweet Inc. June 2, 2014 477 Views 3 comments

Tea Party Treat BoxesLooking at having a special reading party? With school out for the summer many of us are looking for ways to keep kids reading. While reading may be fun, it can difficult showing kids how much fun it is when they have a choice between a book and their favorite video game. One of the best ways to encourage reading is not only making it fun, but encouraging girls to read with their friends. We have found that one of the best ways to do this is by having a weekly or bi-weekly reading tea party. Think of it as a book club meeting for kids! Don't worry, these parties are easy to set up and fun for everyone involved!

Reading Tea Party: Getting Started

In general, little girls love having tea parties and inviting their friends. When you first start this weekly or bi-weekly party, decide where it is going to be hosted and if parents are going to rotate which girl is hosting that week. Once you know, send out invitations to the invited girls with envelopes for an RSVP. While you can send out e-invites, this doesn't give little girls the excitement of getting their own mail. Along with the invitation, giving girls a choice of books that will be discussed at the party. You might also make this more fun by offering prizes, like small stuffed animals , bookmarks, or stationery to the girls, based on how many of the books they had read prior to the party.

Red Tea Party Hat

Reading Tea Party: Food & Decorations

Of course, what is a tea party without delicious food and tea! Make sure to get mild, herbal tea for all the girls or even some hot chocolate for little girls at your party. Regardless of the drink, they can still enjoy these out of adorable tea cups designed just for little girls. If you want to keep the mess down, however, don't forget that you can purchase tea party themed party paper sets with cups, plates, and even napkins. As well, it is easy to make little tea cakes or cupcakes to serve at the party. These cupcakes can then be decorated with cupcake picks and decorative skirts to make them look perfect for the tea party table.

Tea Party Lollipops

Reading Tea Party: Dress Up

What is a tea party without fun costumes? This is the time when you can truly have fun playing dress up with your daughter and her friends. This can be as simple as everyone dressing up in their Sunday best or dressing as little princesses for a fantasy-themed book reading. You can even have special costumes and hats set aside for all the girls at your party without spending a great deal of money on these outfits - many companies offer play outfits for girls inexpensively, allowing all your special little guests to feel like princesses as they sit and talk about their favorite books. If you want to add an extra touch, don't forget to add some play jewelry to make dress up even more fun! 

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Girls at Pirate Birthday Parties

By Designed 2B Sweet June 2, 2014 562 Views 4 comments

Pirate Party PackPirate PartyLooking at having a pirate birthday party but not sure how to incorporate little girls into the party? It isn't too surprising that little boys love pretending to be pirates. Many of them love going outside and looking for pirate booty. What can be challenging, however, is incorporating their female friends and sisters into the party. Many boys' pirate parties are filled with sword fights and digging through the dirt for treasure, which doesn't excite all little girls. Luckily, we have some awesome tips to help you not only get little girls involved at your party, but really having fun as well.

Girls at Pirate Birthday Parties: Tableware

One of the best ways to think ahead for little girls at your party is getting special partyware for girls attending the party. There are cute sets such as the Pink Pirate paper set that allow you to have pirate themed items just for little girls at your party table. This will allow girls to feel like pirate princesses at your event. If there are a number of little girls at your party, you can also set up a special pink pirate cupcake ship just for them. On this unique table centerpiece, you can have pink pirate cupcakes sailing away. You can even have a normal pirate ship version of this centerpiece, allowing it to be a boys vs girls display at the party table!

Pirate NecklacesGirls at Pirate Birthday Parties: Party Favors

If you ask many kids what they think the best part of a party is, they will likely say it is their favor bag. Kids love getting a treat just for them, especially if it includes games and prizes. While boys may have a lot of traditional pirate items, you can make the girl bags a bit more unique too. Include items such as girly pirate tattoos and pink pirate rubber ducks. You can also add other items that aren't pirate related, such as sticker sets to help girls feel a bit more comfortable. As long as you personalize these bags for girls, they are guaranteed to be a success!

Pirate HatGirls at Pirate Birthday Parties: Costumes

Over the past few years, more companies have been making girly pirate items. This ranges from pink eye patches to jewelry designed for special girly pirates. You can even find pink pirate costumes, allowing you to make your favorite little girl look like the perfect female pirate. If you cannot find the right pirate costume for your little girl, don't forget that it is easy to accessorize! Mix her favorite jewelry with the costume, as well as adding bandannas or a vest in her favorite color. With the right amount of preparation, it is easy to incorporate girls into any pirate birthday party, no matter how many boys attend the party!

Father's Day Gifts

By Designed 2B Sweet Inc. June 2, 2014 341 Views 1 comments

Father's Day GiftsLooking for the perfect Father's Day Gift? Everyone can agree, being a Dad is hard work and comes with quite a few sacrifices to make sure their family is happy. To celebrate the importance of being a Dad, we all love to spoil Dad on this special day. One of the hardest things, however, is finding that perfect gift for him that will make him truly light up when he opens his Father's Day gifts. Knowing that many of us struggle, we included some of what considered the perfect gifts for Father's Day.

Father's Day Gifts: Homemade Cards

Want to make a fun, unique card that Dad is sure to love? Forget those expensive Hallmark cards and go with something he will truly cherish - a card made by his children. Many guys love getting those special, handmade items from their kids and showing them off at work after Father's Day. Best of all, these crafts don't even need to be fancy - all you need are craft materials, like glitter, glue, markers, and construction paper. If you want to do something truly unique, you can even help your children make a wearable card, by making a Father's Day t-shirt for your favorite dad using fabric paint and markers.

Father's Day FigurineFather's Day Gifts: Collectable Figures

Along with more traditional gifts, you can also give Dad something neat that he can bring with him to the office or display at home. Everyone guy has unique hobbies, from bowling to fishing. One of the best ways you can show Dad that you care is with a fun collectible figure. If you have a dad that loves to fish, consider going with a fun figure showing a cartoon guy fishing. For Dads that love comic books, consider going with something unique showing off their favorite superhero. The sky is truly the limit and kids can have fun trying to find the perfect item that they think is perfect for their own dad!

Father's Day Gifts: Gift Sets

If all else fails, you can also go with more traditional gifts, including gift sets. Many stores sells gift sets special for dad. These gifts sets can centre around just about anything from cologne to beef jerky. It is easy to find the perfect gift for your budget - and what you think is perfect for the dad in your life. To make these generic gift sets more personal, consider going with a unique gift bag or gift box. Some kids may even enjoy decorating their own gift bags using markers. For older kids, consider going with gift bags in your father's favorite colors, or going with a traditional blue bag. With a fun gift bag, you can have Dad trying to guess all day what fun gift he will be getting from his favorite child!