Ruff Draft: Leftover Pumpkin Seeds = Delicious Fall Chocolate Bark

Happy Halloween Everyone!!!  To celebrate this favorite pumpkin holiday, we wanted to share a fun way to use your pumpkin seeds!  Everyone knows how to roast them… but have you ever used them for chocolate bark?  I know I have not… so I wanted to try it this year! I found a recipe on-line, and […]

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Fan Party Feature – Spooky Forest Party

Halloween is tomorrow! Who is ready? I know we are! We are thrilled to share one of our client’s parties.  Sarah used the Free Halloween Spooky Forest printables from our Better Homes and Gardens article that we produced.  I love everything she did with the setup!  It is always so much fun to see how […]

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What We are Working on – A Winter Wonderland Theme {& New Holiday Photo Cards!}

We have so many wonderful fans and clients and always get asked “What are you working on?”  Well, here are a few things we have been working on: 1) WINTER WONDERLAND:  We are thrilled to design and style a winter wonderland theme.  The invitation is shown above.  This would be perfect for a winter birthday […]

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Giveaway: $100 store credit to Clarabelle & the Hen

Clarabelle & the Hen is a super cute shop that creates all kind of  personalized clothing for boys and girls as well as personalized gifts for infants through adults. From water bottles, overnight bags, backpacks and totes, to precious hand-sewn gingham separates they cover the full range of CUTENESS for just about everything!  As the sponsor […]

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A Birthday Party Tribute to Real Life Super Heros

So many of our loyal customers have loved and used our Super Hero collection in such creative ways. Mom Melissa Collar and her son Ethan are no exception!   Melissa requested that Maureen create a version of our Vintage Super Hero printables into a mix of super hero / police force inspired party set.  She turned […]

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Ruff Draft: Decorating Tips for Fall

We wanted to share with you some fall decorating tips today.  I love decorating for all holidays, and Maureen asked me to show you what I displayed around my house for fall. I love rustic charm and fall is the perfect time of year to display antiques mixed with decorative pumpkins and gourds. So with […]

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Spooky Forest Themed Mantle

Boo!  Are you getting excited for Halloween?  I know my boys and I are! We were so impressed with a fan’s photo this week.  Sarah sent us these photos of her Spooky Forest themed mantle.  Which reminds me…. Have you bought your copy of the Better Homes & Gardens Halloween Tricks and Treats magazine?  We […]

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Anders Ruff in Newspapers Nationwide!

We were thrilled to be contacted recently by the Associated Press for an interview.  They wrote up an article and wanted to make our gender neutral baby shower the main feature of the article. Well, the article has been run in MANY newspapers all the way from Hawaii to New York!  We are so excited. […]

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Giveaway: $100 Store Credit & $500 Valued Gift Basket to Well Imagine That

This is a big one my friends!  Well Imagine That!, a daily deal boutique, is offering a $100 store credit and a surprise gift basket, valued at over $500, filled with some of their most popular past deals! Well Imagine That! has partnered with small boutiques enabling them to offer  incredible daily deals on paper […]

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A Whimsical Hansel and Gretel Fairy Tale Party

Some of the most creative birthday parties come from classic stories.  One of our all time favorites was our Red Riding Hood party that was styled by Kiss Me Kate!  Mariah Leeson of Giggles Galore contacted us to transform our Red Riding Hood Printable Collection into a whimsical Hansel and Gretel party. She planned this […]

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Ruff Draft: Experimenting with Chalk Paint

I’m assuming everyone is familiar with chalk paint by now… but if you are not, I’m going to show you some different techniques I’ve tried using various chalk paints.  I wanted to test the DIY chalk paints along with Annie Sloan chalk paint. The goal of chalk paint is to spend less time creating rustic/aged […]

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AR Designs Free Halloween Printable for I Heart Naptime!

I’m sure most of you have heard of the fabulous blog, I Heart Naptime, right?!  Well, if you head on over there, you can see that we featured a free printable Trick or Treat bag tag!  Go on over, check out the details and download and print!  Enjoy! Visit the link here to see the […]

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A Bright and Trendy Chevron Arts and Crafts Party

You know how much we adore arts and crafts parties! (Remember our recent one here) so I am so excited to share this Rainbow + Chevron Arts and Crafts Party by Ellen Bessette Events!  Ellen reached out to us about designing printables and we love how her party turned out! The birthday girl’s friends got to […]

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Giveaway: $50 Gift Card to Sugared Up Toppers (Two Winners)

This weeks giveaway comes from the fabulous fondant topper shop, Sugared Up.  They are offering 2 of you a $50 gift card to their shop and it really couldn’t come at any better time with the holidays upon us.  From iPhone toppers to Barbie, peeled bananas, and caterpillars, Missy Evans, owner and designer, has truly […]

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Holy Smokes! It’s a Batman Inspired Super Hero Birthday Party

Many of you probably remember Maureen’s Super hero party for her son Pierson. She created the most amazing and original artwork and decor for that party! Superhero has remained one of our most popular designs. So, when mom Rebecca Chelmick submitted her son Declan’s 4th birthday party to us, we were thrilled to see what […]

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