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BALLOONS

5 Sep

Hello Glamourites,

Balloons should be at every party whether it’s a kids party or a party for adults. It seems that we’ve always thought that balloons are only to be used for those under the age of 16 and after that other sophisticated decorating techniques are necessary.  Think again! Let’s tweak those balloons and make them  classy and appropriate for older gatherings. It is one of the easiest, quickest and most reasonably priced decor that you can use. Here are some innovative ideas to change up the every day balloon for your next event! xx Glamour Planner

This vintage look for the balloons is as simple as buying some tulle fabric and wrapping it up and finishing it off with any clasp or tie you choose.
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Why not make the ceiling more eye catching by filling the entire space with balloons according to your party colours or just stick with neutral white. This creates an instant party feel.
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Fill your balloons before you blow them up with confetti to create a fun colourful design. af548e60c30005be620d05e18739a290

For some outdoor or driveway decor create a special atmosphere by pinning the balloon strings down with golf tees or clips in the lawn. ac47715c4cff490fbf1c0e0d1fd8d856

Spice up simple floating balloons by attaching streamers or pompoms.
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Clever TYpE

20 Aug

Hello Glamourites,

Over the summer I have found some unique and different types of typography and clever ways of writing certain words. I find it interesting when you see a word look out of the ordinary but the meaning still makes sense in your brain. We use words and letters all the time and it’s fun to spice them up and view them in an offbeat way. I will definitely be stealing some of these inspirations for my designs next year! xx Glamour Planner

cleaver|wine

cleaver|forcebewithyou

cleaver|secondhome

cleaver|click

cleaver|sorryabout

cleaver|pencil

cleaver|ohmy

Sometimes it’s right under your nose…

10 Jun

Hi Glamorites!

I hope this morning didn’t come with a case of the Monday blues. There certainly wasn’t a lot of sunshine where I was today. So cheer yourself up with one of these little tricks. Here are some creative ideas that are certainly a new twist on their intended purpose….they are genius and so simple! Turn something ordinary in your household to something extradorinary. Change things up a little and wipe away those Monday blues!

 

xx Glamour Planner

 

Want to create some new inexpensive artwork, or a fun craft idea with kids? Well this idea you don’t need much to have a blast and create a colourful abstract masterpiece!

To accomplish this: grab a box of crayons laying around, get the hairdryer from the bathroom, have a canvas or paper out and put the dryer on high and hold up whichever crayon colour you want to use and BAM! you have artwork. Use as many colours as you want and create whichever pattern or shape you like.

Crayon Art

Crayon Art

Next time you are looking for a nightstand table or side table don’t go out and spend $70-$100 bucks, grab one of the wire trash baskets, spray paint it your desired colour and turn it upside down. Voila, it’s like magic!

Trash basket turned side table

Trash basket turned side table

You know all those shopping bags that accumulate in the hall closet or under the cupboard, why not make them into a fun feature wall! This could be the simplest form of art and also show off your sense of style (where you shop)!

Shopping bag feature

Shopping bag feature

The little touches

5 Jun

Afternoon Glamourites,

Today I’ve been thinking about how simple it is to make a dramatic difference in the ambiance and feel of a party by doing little easy things. These can completely change the event from being an amateur party to a professional one. I believe in making everything you can yourself and these picture inspiration I’ve posted are all things you can do at home!  Try one or all at your next gathering!

xx Glamour Planner

It always makes the party go smoothly when you have a seating plan and additionally to the name tag it’s cute to have a little goodie bag (or here: a used can recycled with coloured paper & their cutlery) with something sweet inside!

Name Tags

Name Tags

How much cooler do these  vegetables looks displayed in all these different shaped glass vases and containers. Also incorporating martini or wine glasses for smaller veggies or dips!

Veggie Station

Veggie Station

Making a menu for your guests of what you are serving for dinner (or lunch) gives a formal touch, while letting your guests know what to expect.

Meal menu

Meal menu

Vases of sunshine

3 Jun

Hi Glamourites,

With all this amazing weather we have been getting it seems only right to be bringing the sunshine inside as well. Making your own arrangement like these vases can be as complicated or as simple as you make it. They can be used on your everyday kitchen table, for a big dinner event and even parties to add some colour! Hope you enjoy my inspiration!

xx Glamour Planner

This example is super simple, pick up a bag of lemons at your grocery store and throw them into a vase of water and place your bouquet of sunflowers with it, so bright & happy!

Sunflowers + Lemons

Sunflowers + Lemons

I love the look of the limes cut-up and seeing the inside, the pattern adds neat sense of detailing.

Lime Vase

Lime Vase

As shown in the picture, this type of vase is much more party friendly because of the shape. It is tall and skinny which means it is easy to see around and does not block people vision. I would still have this on my kitchen table, so funky!

Tower Lemon Vase

Tower Lemon Vase

Being Crafty

30 May

Hello to my Glamourites!

Today I wanted to look at some neat design/craft ideas that you can do around the house that are both inexpensive and unique! There are so many new ideas popping up all the time to add that extra sparkle to your house and these are some you can do all by yourself. Hope you enjoy these inspirations and take time to add a little personality to your home!

xx Glamour Planner

Here you can buy individual letters or phrases (found at any home-depot or craft type store), spray paint them any colour you want and hang them in a space. This example is for a guest bedroom and written “be my guest” above the bed, very cute!

Be my guest

Be my guest

A fun way to add personality to individual rooms is by painting the inner frame of the door.

Coloured door frame

Coloured door frame

A splash of pink (or any colour) in the back of an old cabinet or bookshelf can be transforming!

Painted back cupboard

Painted back cupboard