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DIY Cocktails to Go for Valentine’s Day

Happy Friday, friends! We’re less than a day away from Valentine’s Day and I’m squeezing in one final last minute Valentine’s Day gift idea! This may be about the easiest DIY “project” ever, but it’s also super cute and fun, which makes it perfect for a friend, a neighbor or that person you’re just starting …

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DIY Mini Paint Can Glitter Vases

This post was sponsored by Valspar. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that so generously help The Sweetest Occasion keep on keepin’ on! Friends, I am so excited about today, because this post marks the start of an incredibly exciting collaboration with Valspar where I’ll be working with them to bring you loads of color …

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DIY Photo Strip Valentines

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, let’s chat about a sweet little homemade Valentine idea, shall we? Inspired by mine and B’s shared love for vintage photo booths that spit out those perfect black and white photo strips, this charming Valentine’s Day gift combines a handful of your favorite recents snapshots with a box of chocolates …

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DIY Mini Valentine’s Day Bouquets

As promised, we’re officially talking about Valentine’s Day this week! If you’ve been reading for a while then you’ll probably recall that my fondest memories of Valentine’s Day actually revolve around my mom, who always made sure to give us kids some sweet little token of affection each year. I think it’s probably for that …

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DIY Holiday Hostess Gift Basket

This post was sponsored by Air Wick. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that so generously help The Sweetest Occasion keep on keepin’ on! I’m so excited today to be sharing the first in a series of six holiday DIY ideas in partnership with Air Wick! Inspired by Air Wick’s limited edition holiday fragrances, I’ll be …

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DIY Milk + Cookie Favor Boxes

You may remember these DIY ombré stripe favor bags that the lovely Maxine of Tulle Box Designs shared with us earlier this year. Today I’m excited that she’s back with another awesome favor idea – the cutest cow print cookie favor boxes. Thanks for sharing, Maxine! I love cookies – a lot. But I can’t remember the …

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