Kid’s parties

How to paint a leopard face

For this make up I used gold, white and black Wolfe brand face paint and gold cosmetic glitter. Don’t use craft supplies. Only use products made for use on the skin. My lovely friend Willa is my model. Note: Click here for an updated version of this tutorial Start by applying white around the eyes […]

Classic and original party themes for children’s parties

Every parent, or auntie, that’s read the same story 10,000 times knows that kids love what’s familiar.  They cherish the characters they see in the media.  But children also have fantastic imaginations.  So, I’ve put together some party theme ideas incorporating the usual suspects, and some twists on classic themes to please both girls and […]

Top Ten Party Planning Tips for Little Kid’s Parties

1) Avoid overwhelm by keeping the number of guests to a minimum.  Consider the wisdom of inviting the same number of guests as your child’s age. 2) Listen to the guest of honor.  Children love being involved in picking themes & colors, planning menus and decorating.  Siblings too! 3) Ask for help. Enlist other grown […]

Why not paint the kids yourself?

It’s not rocket science, you can do it.  You’ll need some supplies, some practice and someone else to greet guests, serve food, and supervise the kiddies. First, please, please, please use only FDA approved, cosmetic grade FACE paints.  Snazaroo, Kryolan and Wolfe are good brands.  Craft paints may be non-toxic but they are not made […]