Saturday, April 23

Shopping Saturday!

Can't wait for Easter to pass so that the stores can turn over their stock! snooze fest right now! lol... But here are a few finds I managed to peep out at local stores, but national chains.  Hope it helps you stash away for your next event!

Don't feel like hole punching out a million flowers? Grab these! Perfect to do a boutonniere pin thru to create flower balls!

Found: Michael's Crafts
Section: Wedding
Price: $4.99

Having a travel or airplane theme? Buy luggage tags in bulk for favors or buffet cards in the wedding section! For an extra touch, embellish the backside with rhinestones or paint!

Found: Michael's Crafts
Section: Wedding
Price: $19.99

Having a garden theme? Use these benches as cupcake stands! Some on the bench and the rest around - so cute!

Found: Michael's Craft
Section: Seasonal
Price: $7.99

Perfect for little lunches or serving containers or for a shopping themed party - spray paint with plastic outdoor paint if you want them to be a different color!

Found: Michael's Craft
Section: $1 bins
Price: $1

Warmer weather means icecream! These adorable flower bowls would work for an icecream social or garden theme party.

Found: Macy's
Section: Kitchenware
Price: $12.49/4

Scobby or Hello Kitty party? Snag up these cuties!

Found: Old Navy
Section: Near Registers
Price: $6-8

What I bought.... can you tell I love to bake?! heehee... gonna do a great gift basket with some fresh baked goodies for the neighbors :o)
 I so want to make cannoli! I ordered these forms... I'll keep you posted!

ordered here: cannoli forms

Picked up some horn molds to make those cute carrots (here) and then at Thanksgiving some cornucopias! and whatever I can dream up!

ordered here: horn forms
I should give up carbs... but BOY do I love me some bread! Gonna try and make some artisan bread tomorrow out of this book - I have done bread machine bread, but not oven, wish me luck!

ordered here: bread book



  1. Now I want bread lol I love the wedding flowers from Michael's I have like 4 or 5 of them.

  2. I'm a sucker for a cute basket..those from Michael's are right up my alley.

    on a side note, I'm hoping to plan a 'picnic on the (new) patio' housewarming party using those watermelon tissue boxes - haha. The husband thinks I'm nuts :)

  3. Luggage tags make great practical favors...and those colorful ice cream bowls would be adorable at an outdoor bridal shower!

  4. I am loving those little baskets...I need those for my daughters Art Party in May! Thanks for sharing and Happy Easter

  5. Carbs, schmarbs. I AM a carb... a whole grain carb, but whatever...

    Do you ever get looks when you're taking pics in Michael's? I do!


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