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Kim Byers - House of Ideas

Kim Byers

The Celebration Shoppe

Kim Byers loves blogging about food and crafts focused on family and holiday celebrations.

About Kim Byers

After spending 10 years in finance with a leading financial firm, Kim left her corporate career to start The Celebration Shoppe, a craft and food blog focused on family and holiday celebrations. Kim has been blessed to design a party paper goods line for Darice Crafts, author a book with Leisure Arts titled Handmade Wedding, available in JOANN and Michaels, and work with a large number of craft, food and home decor brands.

Skills

Experience

Featured Posts

freebies

FREE teacher appreciation printables

So this year, my boys will be taking their teachers a HERSHEY’S chocolate bar for Teacher Appreciation Day and it will be adorned with this…

Kim

birthdays

cakes & cupcakes

25 Best Girl Birthday Cakes

Are you planning a party for favorite girl’s birthday? We all know you can’t have a birthday party without cake! Even Julia Child said “A…

Bridget Allen

activities/games

art

crafts

DIY crafts

Kim's crafts

art activities for kids

Looking for art activities for the kids?! When we photographed my art birthday party supplies collection for the store we came up with these kid crafts ~ have…

Kim

fall/thanksgiving

fun food recipes

holidays

Rice Krispies Treats Recipes

Thanksgiving Turkey Rice Krispie Treats

Let’s make Thanksgiving Turkey Rice Krispie Treats with a few easy candies and a little imagination! This weekend my boys and I made a test…

Kim

baby shower

bridal shower

crafts

DIY tissue paper pom poms

How super fun and simply beautiful are these for a baby shower, bridal shower or just a girly birthday party. These images and how to…

Kim

dinosaur

printables collection

real parties

real parties: dino-ROAR!

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Kim

art

fun food recipes

Kim's sweet treats

recipes

Rice Krispies Treats Recipes

sponsored

Rice Krispies Paint Brushes

Rice Krispies paint brushes are easy to make and the perfect addition for any art party! I make a lot of Rice Krispies Treats, it’s a family…

Kim

freebies

paper crafts

valentine's day

Starburst Valentine Ideas + Free Printable

Starburst are my youngest son’s favorite candy right now. You all remember that he has severe food allergies, right? Well, he can’t have any dairy,…

Kim

baby shower

birthdays

bridal shower

cakes & cupcakes

freebies

Kim's crafts

luau

paper crafts

pool/splash bash

Free Flamingo Cake Topper – Let’s Flamingle!

Grab My Free Flamingo Cake Topper – Let’s Flamingle – And Have the Cutest Summer Flamingo Party! There is plenty of summer left to plan…

Kim

customers

real parties

simply girls

customer: perfect pinkalicious

If you have little girls, you’ve likely read the book Pinkalicious. But if you haven’t, you’re going to want to after you see this fabulous…

Kim

christmas

holidays

Polar Express party + free printables

So I’m a bit giddy this morning. We’re taking the boys to ride the Polar Express (a real train with hot cocoa and everything… eeek!)…

Kim

baby shower

birthdays

fairy

simply girls

Magical Unicorn Party Ideas

I believe in unicorns, don’t you? {wink} These magical creatures are perfect for daydreams filled with fairy dust and rainbows, and pretty little birthday parties!…

Kim

cakes & cupcakes

easter

freebies

Kim's cakes

Kim's crafts

Kim's sweet treats

Easy Easter Bunny Cake + Free Printable Templates

We celebrate Easter for all the right reasons in my house, by giving thanks to the Lord for the gift of His son, but we…

Kim

Cricut crafts

DIY crafts

mother's/father's day

paper crafts

You’re A Gem – Typography Cake Topper

Have a birthday party coming up, or maybe a friend that deserves a sweet thank you? Or maybe something special for Mother’s Day? Make her a cake…

Kim

christmas

DIY crafts

holidays

easy last minute Christmas crafts

With only a few days to Christmas and the boys out of school I have lots of easy last minute Christmas crafts and activities planned. We…

Kim

crafts for kids

DIY crafts

easter

Kim's crafts

How To Make Crepe Paper Flower Lollipops {DIY Party Favor}

I love crepe paper crafts. It comes in so many bright colors, it’s inexpensive and it’s easy to craft with. What more can a girl…

Kim

easter

egg and dairy free

fun food recipes

Kim's sweet treats

recipes

Rice Krispies Treats Recipes

Easter cross krispies

    I was in charge of the Easter celebration “sweet” snack for my son’s preschool class yesterday (there were also healthy snacks… but for some reason…

Kim

crafts

DIY crafts

Kim's crafts

pool/splash bash

banner ~ how to hang with no wall

So you know when you have a fun party planned, but there is no place to hang the banner… Oh yeah. With as many parties…

Kim

crafts

teacher appreciation week

It’s Bridget, again! Did you know Teacher Appreciation Week is the first week in May? Kim thought that since I’ve been blessed to be “room mom”…

Bridget

birthdays

deep blue sea

nautical

pool/splash bash

10 Mermaid Party Ideas For A Teal, Purple & Gold Bash

Planning a mermaid party? If you weren’t before, you’ll want to now! I mean, what little girl wouldn’t love celebrating her birthday in a magical…

Kim

cakes & cupcakes

wild west/cowboy

cowboy boot birthday cake

If you’re planning a roundup of your favorite cowboy buckaroos, this cake from Parents.com is the perfect cake for you… plus it is a cool…

Kim

christmas

freebies

holidays

6 Free DIY Paper Gingerbread Houses

I came across these lovely free printable paper gingerbread houses from a very talented group of artists and couldn’t resist sharing these ladies’ talents. There are…

Kim

art

christmas

crafts

Kim's crafts

mother's/father's day

kid craft: red bird handprint art

My boys crafted red bird handprint art canvases for a Christmas gift for their grandmothers. Aren’t they fun?! The perfect kid craft! And you should have heard the…

Kim

crafts

crafts for kids

scientist

crafts for kids {12 science craft ideas}

Want crafts for kids? Ideas to keep your kiddos entertained and learning this summer? The Celebration Shoppe is hosting a series of crafts for kids. Today is our…

Bridget

halloween

holidays

diy creepy Halloween frames

Hi The Celebration Shoppe readers! I’m Gillian Greding from Seasons Gredings and I’m SO excited to be posting here today! Being that my blog is…

Kim

DIY crafts

favors

DIY moving party favor boxes

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Kim

Kim's cakes

Kim's crafts

sports

super bowl

tailgating

DIY Field Goal Post Cupcake Toppers – Football Party Food

Who’s ready for some football?!?! {screaming at the top of my lungs and drawing out the word football} Hosting a tailgate this football season? My…

Kim

freebies

holidays

Kim's crafts

valentine's day

You ROCK! Valentine – free template

Have rock star kids?! {grin} Want easy and personalized class Valentines that are fun and adorable too? Oh, and did I say FREE?! Because my…

Kim

freebies

FREE teacher appreciation printables

So this year, my boys will be taking their teachers a HERSHEY’S chocolate bar for Teacher Appreciation Day and it will be adorned with this…

Kim

halloween

holidays

Kim's crafts

DIY Headless Horseman Costume

Let’s make a easy DIY headless horseman costume for Halloween! My oldest was reading A to Z Mysteries, Sleepy Hollow Sleepover, when we started talking Halloween costumes…

Kim

real parties

Dr. Seuss teacher appreciation week

I stumbled across this fabulous Teacher Appreciation celebration idea, actually a whole week of Dr. Seuss themed celebration ideas, from Maegan at Confessions of a Scrapaholic. Maegan and…

Kim

birthdays

cakes & cupcakes

25 Best Girl Birthday Cakes

Are you planning a party for favorite girl’s birthday? We all know you can’t have a birthday party without cake! Even Julia Child said “A…

Bridget Allen

Cricut crafts

Introducing The New Cricut Explore Air 2

If you’re a Cricut crafter, then you’ve likely already heard there is a new Cricut Explore Air coming! {giddy} You might have even grabbed one…

Kim

activities/games

art

crafts

DIY crafts

Kim's crafts

art activities for kids

Looking for art activities for the kids?! When we photographed my art birthday party supplies collection for the store we came up with these kid crafts ~ have…

Kim

real parties

simply girls

real parties: pretty in pink

This party is courtesy of a very talented mom and party designer, Lindsey of Bella Grace Party Designs. She commented on Tuesday’s pink graduation post and…

Kim

halloween

Kim's crafts

sponsored

How To Hang A Photo Booth Backdrop – Easy Set-up And Tear-down

Do you love having photo booths at your parties? Me too! Do you hate trying to figure out how to hang a photo booth backdrop…

Kim

art

fun food recipes

Kim's sweet treats

recipes

Rice Krispies Treats Recipes

sponsored

Rice Krispies Paint Brushes

Rice Krispies paint brushes are easy to make and the perfect addition for any art party! I make a lot of Rice Krispies Treats, it’s a family…

Kim

cakes & cupcakes

holidays

Kim's sweet treats

mother's/father's day

recipes

father’s day {lawn mower cupcakes}

Father’s Day is this weekend and I’ve whipped up a fun cupcake idea just for dads… lawn mowers! {grin} When I asked my boys about their dad…

Kim

crafts

halloween

simple spray painted pumpkins

This weekend was a beautiful fall weekend and we packed each day with baking new Halloween treats (some dairy free for us moms who deal with food allergies),…

Kim

baby shower

birthdays

bridal shower

cakes & cupcakes

freebies

Kim's crafts

luau

paper crafts

pool/splash bash

Free Flamingo Cake Topper – Let’s Flamingle!

Grab My Free Flamingo Cake Topper – Let’s Flamingle – And Have the Cutest Summer Flamingo Party! There is plenty of summer left to plan…

Kim

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