Category Archives: Party Decorations

Construction Party

Construction Party Table

I have a super cute Construction Party to show you today!
Jen’s little boy turned 3 not long ago and she threw the cutest party for him.

Construction Party Invitation

Construction Party Gear

Construction Party Crew Enter Sign

Construction Party Sand

Construction Party Game

Construction Party Lunch

Construction Party Drinks

Construction Party Drinks

Construction Party Food

Construction Party Cake

Construction Party Cupcakes

Construction Party Favors

Construction Party Debris

Construction Party Cute Birthday Boy

The Details…

Jen’s neighborhood clubhouse was the perfect location for the party with the sand volleyball court for the kiddos to play with their dump trucks. Lunch was served in brown paper bags with cute stickers we made to keep the bags closed. The children ate lunch on the “road” Jen made by taking black plastic tablecloths and adding yellow tape stripes down the center. I also like her “debris” trash bag. Jen doesn’t leave any detail out when planning a party!

My favorites…

- Table made with sawhorses
- Food for adults served in Toy Dump Truck
- Hard hats & aprons for the little guests
-Hard hat chocolates on top of the cupcakes

Where you can find these party supplies:

- Invitations
- Water Bottle Labels
- Cupcake Wrappers
-Lunch Bag Stickers
-Party Favor Stickers
-Hard Hats
-Aprons (Home Depot Kids’ Workshops)
-Hard Hat Cupcake Chocolates
-Party Signs
-Thank you Notes

I just loved this party! So cute and so perfect for a little boy!


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Lunchbox + Gift Certificate Giveaway


I am so excited to be doing a giveaway today over at My Paper Pinwheel! Thuy is a Mom of two little boys who loves crafting, blogging and party planning. Check out her oh-so-cute blog that is filled with crafts, recipes and more! While you are there, register to win one of our personalized lunchboxes along with a $25 HollyDays gift certificate! Thanks, Thuy!

Personalized Metal Lunchbox

Personalized Metal Lunchbox

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DIY Pallet Artwork

Last week, we were driving and I noticed a lonely pallet on the side of the road. You know me, I was too kind to let it go to the dump (ha!), so yesterday we went on a pallet hunt to rescue the pallet. We also picked up a few more we just happened to find in a couple locations during our morning walk. My daughter’s 4th Birthday is coming up in the next week, so I’ve been working on party goodies. I had a vision from the time I saw the pallet to use one as a backdrop that can later be used in our home somewhere.

Here’s a DIY project for those of you fellow pallet-lovers:

 First, I did not want to take off all the planks of wood since this particular pallet’s planks weren’t spaced too far, but I did want to remove the back planks and make it thinner and lighter.

DIY Pallet 2 cut photo

I used a jigsaw to cut the side of the pallet, removing the entire back planks and 1/2 the thickness of the pallet. Here’s proof that I did it myself.

DIY Pallet cutting photo

This is how I really felt about it (weird face=my excited-I’m-using-power-tools-face)

DIY Pallet

Then, after the dirty back was removed, I sprayed and cleaned the boards to remove dirt, bugs, spiderwebs and slugs (yes, one slug fell on my leg when I was pulling this thing into the driveway (gross), but it’s all part of the process, I guess- Just don’t say I didn’t warn you. Also, while I’m on that topic, please be careful when handling a pallet! There are a lot of rusty nails sticking out, splinters, etc.

DIY Pallet cleanup

Once it is dry and clean, use a pencil to draw out the shape of what you are painting. In my case, a whale. It’s hard to see in the picture below, but there is a pencil sketch.

DIY Pallet ready to paint

Then, paint! I used an affordable craft paint and a foam brush to paint the image.

DIY Pallet painted

That’s it! I still plan on sanding mine a little to remove potential splinters in little fingers and weather the whale image a little. Overall, I love how it turned out and I’m sure it will be a sweet backdrop for LB’s upcoming birthday party.

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Valentine’s Party Accessories + Giveaway

I hope you have enjoyed the Valentine Tutorials we’ve had this week, in case you missed them, we had one on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

We also have a few extra goodies on our website that are perfect for Valentine’s gift wrapping & parties: Raffia, Cupcake Wrappers, Balloons and fun stripey or polka dot straws! So how about we end the week with a fun giveaway?!

Valentines Day Giveaway

 You could win the items shown in the photo above: two rolls of Raffia (one red & one pink), a set of our pink stripe cupcake wrappers, one set of our red polka dot straws and a set of red balloons with white dots! So cute! Enter to win below and we’ll announce the winner on Tuesday!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Have a great weekend!

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Our Christmas Show Booth | A Recap

HollyDays Christmas Village Show Booth

Wow, this week was just a whirlwind. We returned from Christmas Village in Birmingham, Alabama, last Monday and it’s hard to believe we have been home for a week and are in full Christmas mode. Orders from the show will start shipping this week! I wanted to share some pictures of our booth so you can see some new goodies that we debuted at the show that are coming this next week to our website! 

HollyDays Christmas Village Show Booth

HollyDays Christmas Village Show Booth

HollyDays Christmas Village Show Booth

HollyDays Christmas Village Show Booth

HollyDays Christmas Village Show Booth

HollyDays Christmas Village Show Booth

HollyDays Christmas Village Show Booth

Oh, and as a side note, we are going to be selling our booth & checkout table. My husband and I built it in the Summer of 2010 and we have loved the display. We are trying to downsize just a bit with our inventory and supplies so if you are interested, please contact us!


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A “Reel” Fun Birthday Party

My good friend, Donna, hosted her daughter’s 3rd birthday party at her house last weekend. It turned out so cute, but this was no surprise, she is very creative. It was a drive-in movie themed party complete with popcorn, candy and glow sticks.

Sticking with the theme, the party was BYOC, bring your own car. The kids were adorable lined up on their cars and bikes munching on popcorn and watching the movie. Everything was so cute it was hard to choose my favorite things, but here are a few highlights:

Drive-In Movie Party by HollyDays

The sign on the front door directed traffic to the back yard for the feature presentation. The party favors were boxes of movie candy with a custom film strip sticker that read, “Thanks for coming, it’s been REEL fun! Love, Avery”. In keeping with the theme the cupcakes were topped with marshmallows to look like little buckets of popcorn. The polka dot balloons stood in galvanized buckets full of popcorn and added a pop of color on the tables.

I just couldn’t resist posting this picture. I love seeing all the kids lined up munching on popcorn completely enthralled with the movie. You never would have known that five minutes before they were running around the yard pumped full of cupcakes and Capri-Suns. This is my goal for our next birthday party!

Invitations, cupcake wrappers, birthday banner, food labels, custom favor stickers, and polka dot balloons by HollyDays.

Cupcakes by Donna Franklin (Avery’s Mommy)


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Tailgate in Style

It’s so hard for me to believe it is already September! In the South, that means FOOTBALL! Here is some inspiration for your tailgate- orange & blue style…

Tailgate in style personalized tray personalized banner

Cupcake Toppers/Wrappers, Bunting & Platter by HollyDays
Cupcakes by Donna Franklin

Interested in any of the items above?
Just email us at

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Pirate Party Featured on PIzzazzerie

We have been featured on Pizzazzerie! It is a super adorable Pirate party that was the vision of one creative Mommy, Anna Barnes, for her son’s 3rd birthday. I was honored to help her by doing all the invitations, paper goods and signs. You’ve got to see this party!

Pirate Party featured on Pizzazzerie

(As shown on Pizzazzerie)

Pizzazzerie Party

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We were Featured on iVillage

I am so excited our Tutus & Bow Ties party was featured on iVillage! Go HERE to see it and other party inspiration.


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4th of July Party

Yes, July 4th is coming very soon! If you are thinking of planning a party or small gathering of friends, we have some great new 4th of July themed party goods. This party is filled with red, white and blue with a touch of aqua to make it even more fun! This is a great theme for a birthday party or in this party, a fun ice cream social!

::Party Details::

This is a simple ice cream & desserts party. Ice cream & drinks were served on ice in a Radio Flyer wagon. You may remember my daughter’s 3rd birthday party where we put ice cream in small mason canning jars. This works great for ice cream in single servings for easy serving. Also, we had ice cream cones dipped in white chocolate with sprinkles {yummy!} Vanilla cupcakes with buttercream icing were also served. We made yarn pom “fireworks” to hang from fishing line around the party on bamboo poles. {We are limited on trees in the yard where the photos were taken, so we used the bamboo poles. If you have trees around the area where your party will be, I would recommend hanging the pom fireworks from the trees.} Oh, and a cute party favor… ring pops for the kids – “Let Freedom Ring!”

::Party Goods:: {find them all on this page on our website}

Invitations (or another polka dot version)

2″ Round Stickers

Cupcake Toppers

Cupcake Wrappers

Water Bottle Labels

Stripey Red Straws & Stripey Aqua Straws

Red Polka Dot Balloons

Ribbon Hobby Lobby

Hope you have a great day! We’ll have some DIY tutorials coming soon on the dipped cones and the yarn pom fireworks!

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