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

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

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

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

freebies

holidays

Kim's crafts

valentine's day

FREE Valentine candy bar wrappers

Want to have the coolest and the sweetest class Valentines this year?! Send your kids to school with my FREE Valentine candy bar wrappers! These Valentines are…

Kim

dinosaur

printables collection

real parties

real parties: dino-ROAR!

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back to school

freebies

Kim's crafts

FREE back to school printables

I love greeting our teachers each year with a little teacher appreciation gift from the kids. This year I made “Mint To Be” candy wrappers…

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

printables collection

real parties

scientist

real parties: scientist part I

My son Alex has been in love with science for almost two years now. When we go to the library each week he heads directly…

Kim

cakes & cupcakes

easter

freebies

holidays

Kim's cakes

Easter Bunny Cake Topper

Head to Easter brunch with a darling Easter bunny cake! Just pick up a cake from your favorite grocery store bakery, decorate it with my…

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

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

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

christmas

freebies

holidays

Polar Express Party + Free Printables

Who’s up for a Polar Express Party?! There are even free printables to share! So I’m a bit giddy this morning. We’re taking the boys…

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

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

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

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

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

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

DIY crafts

favors

DIY moving party favor boxes

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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

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

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

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

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

mother's/father's day

recipes

easy meringue recipe

This easy, delicious, Strawberry Meringue Roses recipe is the perfect addition for Mother’s Day, a Kentucky Derby Party or any Springtime Celebration!  It’s Deanna from…

Bridget Allen

fun food recipes

Kim's sweet treats

recipes

Rice Krispies Treats Recipes

robots

robot Rice Krispies Treats

For my son’s seventh birthday robot party we wanted the kids to make actual robots. We thought of tons of ways to make them, but…

Kim

cookie partners

cool treats

ice cream social

new collections

ice cream social dessert table

I LOVE ice cream… and sherbet… and milkshakes… and popsicles… you get the idea {wink}. But it is such a fragile treat that it’s really difficult to serve…

Kim

baby shower

bugs & butterflies

crafts

favors

garden/tea

DIY bird house favor boxes

Leoni of Just Call Me Martha posted a sweet note on my facebook page a few weeks ago and with a blog name like that…

Kim

egg and dairy free

fun food recipes

recipes

st. patrick's day

Shamrock Cinnamon Rolls for St. Patty’s Day

Shamrock cinnamon rolls perfect for St. Patty’s Day breakfast or snack! My boys love cinnamon rolls and when we’re not running to a sports practice…

Kim

crafts

DIY crafts

easy DIY ribbon and bead bookmark

Hey everyone! It’s Bridget. “Where’s my bookmark?” has been the mantra of our summer in my house. Between summer reading and lots of rainy days,…

Bridget

freebies

halloween

holidays

Black & Orange Halloween Banner With 3-D Bats – Free Party Printable

Halloween is in full swing around here and things are soooo busy. But it’s the good kinda busy! {wink} And I want to give you…

Kim

freebies

holidays

Kim's crafts

valentine's day

Mint To Be! Valentine Freebies

Looking for a creative Valentine ideas for class parties? These easy Valentine freebies are just MINT TO BE! I know I personally love all sweets…

Kim

DIY crafts

halloween

holidays

DIY mummy costume

We had four little monster’s for this year’s Halloween photo shoot: a witch, a Frankenstein (or better yet, Frankette), a vampire and a mummy. This…

Kim

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