November 9th, 2018 • Contributor: Charynn Olsheski, Pineapple Paper Co.
Hi! I’m Charynn from Pineapple Paper Co. Last week, I shared how I use the Cricut Explore Air 2™ Special Edition Martha Stewart Machine Bundle, available exclusively at Michaels, to plan and create parties. I’ve been using the Martha Stewart Explore Air 2 for several months, and I love how easy it is to design parties with the Martha Stewart exclusive content in Design Space.
Every week in November, I will share a post that will show you all of the amazing DIY party supplies you can create with your Martha Stewart machine, Martha Stewart exclusive Cricut cutting materials, and exclusive content in Design Space. Last week, I shared how I created a gorgeous invitation as well as two different ways to wrap gifts, including this 3D paper flower that is available in the Martha Stewart Garden Party images.
With your purchase of a Martha Stewart Cricut Explore Air 2, you get access to 25 exclusive projects and designs created for Design Space. There are also a TON of additional Martha Stewart images that are available that can be used to create a gorgeous party. Would you believe that I made more than A DOZEN different projects with the Martha Stewart Cricut Explore Air 2 for this party? I used the Martha Stewart exclusive designs to create all of the projects, and I’ll be sharing the Cricut Design Space links for you to use!
One of my favorite DIY projects to make for parties is a Birthday Banner. I use them to create a stunning, yet simple backdrop or as table decor.
Click to Make: Martha Stewart Celebrate Banner
Although I craft a lot of paper banners, I love the ease of using Cricut Everyday Iron-on! I made this “Celebrate” banner with the new Navy Martha Stewart Iron-on and a pink fabric banner from the Martha Stewart Celebrations line at Michaels. The honeycomb and tassel decorations are also from the Celebrations Pink Ombre Collection.
Nearly every party table I create includes flowers. I believe they are essential to any party! But with my Cricut Explore Air 2 machine, I can add simple DIY crafts to make the flowers look even more special. For this party, I created double-layer “Celebrate” centerpiece sticks for each of the flower vases. The “Celebrate!” design is available in the Martha Stewart images in Design Space.
Click to Make: Martha Stewart Celebrate Centerpiece Sticks
One of my favorite tricks to “dress up” a party table is by making confetti! Scattered around any table, it fills in empty space and looks awesome in pictures. By cutting the confetti in multiple colors, I was able to keep a cohesive color theme all over the table, while using inexpensive white linens.
Click to Make: Martha Stewart Celebrate Party Confetti
Follow on in the coming weeks to see how I designed and created the rest of the party with the Cricut Explore Air 2™ Special Edition Martha Stewart Machine Bundle. Next week I will be sharing how to make some additional table decorations!