party time...balloons blown up to different sizes and just taped to the wall.

Balloons taped to a wall to resemble by bubbles. This would be awesome at a bridal shower or another kind of party with a champagne bar. Love this idea! Use pearlescent colors for an adult party and primary colors for a kids' party.

Balloon ice

Frozen Water Balloon Cooler Idea from Munchkins and Mayhem. Freeze water balloons for a less messy way to chill those beverages!

One of the most creative and smart guest books :)

A birthday calendar guestbook is such a good idea – that way you already have everyones birthdays from both sides to start your new life.

Great idea!!

Party Crafts and Decorations

Picture-Perfect Birthday Party - Photo Wall -- Print photos in various sizes. Lay them on the floor in the shape of the birthday number to determine your arrangement. Then tape them to a wall.

Lemonade ready to drink in mason jars great idea for cookouts. How did I not already think of this?!

pre-mixed cocktails in mason jars. I don't know that I would use mason jars, but having pre-mixed cocktails is a great idea.

Wrapping Paper Bow!! This makes me SO happy! I'm wrapping a present RIGHT NOW…

bows from leftover wrapping paper scraps! so easy, and much cheaper than buying bows.

Grilled cheese bar

How to Throw a Grilled Cheese Party

LDS linger longer food Grilled cheese bar - from Martha Stewart (If you have multiple George Foreman grills like we do, that makes the grilling fast & easy!

Crab Feast

How to decorate for a coastal clam bake party. 10 Ways to make your guests remember your shin dig.

The Art of Napkins : "How-To" for 5 distinctive folded napkins.

5 Stylish Ways To Fold Your Napkins

The Art of Napkins: 5 ways to create distinctive folded napkins that transform a table in minutes.

Emily Post's online Etiquette Encyclopedia. Brilliant.

Emily Post Etipedia --- Party Manners Never show up early (as in one hour and ten minutes early) to a dinner party.

Spring table settings.

5 Spring Table Setting Styles

The proper way to wrap a gift.

Wrapping with Lilly Pulitzer wrapping paper and party pompoms on top

I think doing this in other peoples bathrooms would be hilarious

I'm totally doing this in other peoples bathrooms. It would be hilarious. this going to be my new hidden talent. Toilet Paper Origami Book Lockhart Lockhart Lockhart England - wouldn't it be fun to do this at a friends house on the sly just for fun?