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Momma Likes to DIY – Are you are familiar with the sting of hot glue? Is there glitter in the cracks of your hardwood? Do you have a jar of buttons? If you’ve answered “yes” to any of these, congratulations, you are in the right place!

Easy Ways to Update Family Photos

By | October 21st, 2016|Blog, DIY Projects, Fall Portraits, Family Photography, Family Portraits, Momma Likes to DIY, Momma's Corner, Photo Styling|

As you decorate your house for the upcoming holidays, switching the décor on your mantel, window ledges, and tabletops, it’s a great time to also think about updating the family photos displayed on your walls. Updating family photos in your picture frames to reflect the recent years is a great item to add to your [...]

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Keeping the Family Photo Box Alive – Tip #1

By | September 30th, 2016|Blog, Family Photography, Momma Likes to DIY, Momma's Corner, My Family, Photography Adventures, Photography Tips|

If there is one thing Appletini Photography is passionate about – it’s the printed photograph. In the digital age we are living in, everything is online, including our photo albums. Remember how much fun it was to look through the old family photo box with hundreds of printed pictures in piles, or to peruse childhood [...]

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6 Secrets to a Fabulous DIY Party Planning

By | September 21st, 2016|Blog, DIY Projects, Event Photography, Momma Likes to DIY, Momma Likes to Party, Party Planning|

If there’s one thing my friends and I know how to do, it’s how to throw a fabulous party. With creative décor and thoughtful details, my friends and I have been known to transform ordinary spaces into DIY party planning bliss. With us, there’s no such thing as a run-of-the-mill barbecue or a simple kids [...]

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8 DIY Bridal and Wedding Gift Ideas

By | August 26th, 2016|Blog, DIY Projects, Momma Likes to DIY, Momma Likes to Party, Momma's Corner, Wedding|

Eileen from Just Measuring Up, a rockstar DIY mom who also posts for Appletini, shares some great DIY bridal and wedding gift ideas that are creative, thoughtful, and perfect for the couple that has everything. Weddings are a time to celebrate, and there is no better way to celebrate than with these creative wedding gift [...]

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Sports Party Games

By | June 18th, 2014|Blog, Momma Likes to DIY, Momma Likes to Party, Momma's Corner|

Monster wanted her sports party to be full of games.  She wanted to play them all.  Baseball, soccer, football, basketball, golf, tennis, croquet, and jump rope.  I had to let her down gently.  I mean, our yard is only SO big.  But I did promise her I'd try to fit as many games in as [...]

DIY Football Field Tablecloth

By | June 17th, 2014|Blog, Momma Likes to DIY, Momma Likes to Party, Momma's Corner|

The tables under the tent. Hmmm.... how do I make them "sporty"? The party tent is one of my favorite things to decorate for the parties I throw.  My best gal pals assistant event coordinators and I gather the morning of, grab some coffee and meet under the tent.  It's the heart of the backyard.  Where family and [...]

Cardboard Party Ideas

By | June 16th, 2014|Blog, Momma Likes to DIY, Momma Likes to Party, Momma's Corner|

When SuperDAD walked in and asked me what "ALL THAT CARDBOARD" was in the trunk of the car for I wasn't sure how to answer.  I knew he'd think my inner Craft Hoarder got the better of me... AGAIN!!!  That I was craft-crazy.  The Crazy Cardboard Lady, he'd call me!  So I just answered as nonchalantly [...]

DIY Medals

By | June 6th, 2014|Blog, Momma Likes to DIY, Momma Likes to Party, Momma's Corner|

I originally wanted to make trophies for Monster's Sports Party.  I was about 12 minutes from it too, until it hit me... MEDALS would be so much easier. I knew I wanted to have an award ceremony at the party. After we played all the fun sports games I had lined up (stay tuned for that [...]