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My Microblading Experience: Will I do it again?

So I decided to try microblading on my eyebrows. As a side note, if you plan on having it done for your wedding or other event, I recommend getting the procedure done no less than 3 months before your event.  After scouring the internet and watching countless Youtube videos and checking out Instagram photos, I became obsessed with this new beauty craze.

For those of you who aren't familar with microblading, it is a type of permanent makeup for your eyebrows.  Your eyebrows are tattooed with permanent ink.  The ink is deposited under the skin, just like a regular tattoo.  Instead of a tattoo blade, microblading uses several needles formoing a blade to cut the skin.  The result is hairlike brush strokes cuts on the skin which are then filled with your choice of colored ink.  While this is a form of permanent make-up, just like any tattoo, touch ups are needed so it's not a one time permenent thing.

If you are like me, before I got the procedure, the main thing you probably want…
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How To Set Up A Candy Buffet

We love this short but simple How To Set Up A Candy Buffet chart from quinceanera.com.  Choose your theme or colors (we recommed 2 or 3 colors), select your goodies that coordinate with your theme or match your colors, select clear containers that will showcase your goodies.  Visit jubileefavors.com for your table and backdrop decorations including banners and streamers. Label each treat using chalkboard stands or table placecards.  Don't forget to supply each guest with favor bags or containers to take their treats home.


Find supplies including personalized party favors at Jubilee Favors.  Chart coutesy of quinceanera.com.

How To: Assemble Our Tissue Paper Tassel Garlands

Maybe you are not a do-it-yourselfer or just don't have the time to purchase the material and assemble tissue paper tassels.  Our pre-made tassels make it easy for you to create a hanging tissue paper garland.
Tissue paper garlands are a huge party trend and a simple DIY item that will add pizazz to any event.  No matter the celebration garlands can be used for decoration to add color and shine.  Tassels are available in multiple colors so you can choose them to match your theme.  Keep reading to learn how to assemble our semi-DIY tissue paper tassels to create your own garland.
What You Need: Tissue Paper Tassels Ribbon or Cord Scissors Thumbtacks (for hanging)

Choose your tassels picking multiple colors matching your design and theme.  We recommend using two to five colors and adding a little bit of sparkle with our metallic tassels.  Make your banner as long as needed but 20 tassels is our recommended minimum.  Choose a decorative colored cord such as our colored craft baker's…

10 Great Birthday Party Places for Kids in the Washington DC Area

So it happens to me every year, actually twice a year since I have two boys.  I wait until the last minute to start planning because I have no idea where to hold their birthday parties.  If you are like me, you prefer to keep people out of the house.  For someone like me it is easier to pay someone to set-up, host, entertain and clean-up.  That way, everyone can pack up and go home without a hassle.

While searching online I found a host of unique places that just never come to mind when I'm trying to figure what to do for the kids.  These are in no particular order but I went ahead and compiled a list of my top 10 favorites within the DC, MD and VA (DMV) area.  Feel free to add your own in the comments section below:



Backyard Parties:  If you don't want to spend the cash to rent a venue and you have the space in your backyard, I recommend GigMasters.  With GigMasters you can book the services of a clown or magician, rent chairs, tables or even a bounce house.  You tell them th…

How to: Assemble Mini Cube Favor Boxes

So you purchased a set of our beautiful mini cube favor boxes but they look nothing like the 2x2" perfect cube you expected. Our mini cube favor boxes ship flat so assembly is required. We've put together an easy step-by-step guide with photos to easily walk you through the assembly.  If you have any additional question, feel free to contact us.  You can find these and a host of other favor boxes on our site at Jubilee Favors.





Bride's or Groom's Name First on Party Favors

When you are planning a wedding there is a lot more to worry about than just ordering your supplies and decorations.  Just like every step of the wedding, there are rules of etiquette on wording for the bride and groom's name. So you may be wondering what name format to use on your party favors, wedding décor, invitations, etc.  Is it the Groom's name or the Bride's name first?  First and foremost, I must mention, it is your wedding and your day, so you can do whatever you want to.  However, tradition or custom states a particular order as to whose name goes first. American custom or tradition states the name of the bride precedes the groom's name on any printed items.  So if you are known as "Brian and Sarah", your napkins in this case will be "Sarah and Brian", with Sarah obviously being the bride.  The same applies if you are using initials or a monogram. So again, you are S&B.  When adding names to party favors, supplies and decorations, in mo…

Bride's or Groom's Name First on Party Favors

When you are planning a wedding there is a lot more to worry about than just ordering your supplies and decorations.  Just like every step of the wedding, there are rules of etiquette on wording for the bride and groom's name. So you may be wondering what name format to use on your party favors, wedding décor, invitations, etc.  Is it the Groom's name or the Bride's name first?  First and foremost, I must mention, it is your wedding and your day, so you can do whatever you want to.  However, tradition or custom states a particular order as to whose name goes first. American custom or tradition states the name of the bride precedes the groom's name on any printed items.  So if you are known as "Brian and Sarah", your napkins in this case will be "Sarah and Brian", with Sarah obviously being the bride.  The same applies if you are using initials or a monogram. So again, you are S&B.  When adding names to party favors, supplies and decorations, in mo…