Christmas Tea Party {FREE PRINTABLES}

The holiday season is here and I am very happy to share with you today the photos and FREE printables from a shoot that I styled earlier this year for Twinkle Twinkle Little Party Magazine. It was a thrill to work once again with Andressa, editor and creative genius of TTLP Magazine . If you haven’t had a chance, you must see this magazine! Grab a cup of your favorite tea and enjoy the talents of so many amazing stylists.

The theme this year was “Christmas in the Spring” and I decided to style a tea party play date for girls to enjoy and to start thinking about their Christmas wish list. Since it was summer, I wanted to use bright, jewel tones, rather than the traditional Christmas colors of red and green. I also kept the designs simple without a lot of Christmas graphics, so the printables can be used all year!

I began by styling a small dessert table filled with delicious treats and a few touches of Christmas details!

Marbella Printables Valentine's Day Birthday Brunch

And…lots of pink!

Marbella Printables Valentine's Day Birthday Brunch

A silver tray filled with more Christmas cookies and a favorite tea set are a must for a tea party!

Marbella Printables Valentine's Day Birthday Brunch

All of the scrumptious cookies and fondant shapes were designed by the ever so talented Alison of  Just beautiful!

Marbella Printables Valentine's Day Birthday Brunch

One of my absolute favorite highlights was this pink gingerbread tea house. This is a perfect activity to do during a Christmas play date. Love the bow and mini tea cups!

Marbella Printables Valentine's Day Birthday Brunch

Marbella Printables Valentine's Day Birthday Brunch

More sweets….mini cupcakes and meringues. Delicious!

Marbella Printables Valentine's Day Birthday Brunch

Pink lemonade with coordinating printables are a must!

Marbella Printables Valentine's Day Birthday Brunch

Adding a few mini ornaments to a tea pot floral arrangement is easy to do.

Marbella Printables Valentine's Day Birthday Brunch

Special touches with a printable flag/cupcake topper, pink bow, and more mini ornaments.

Marbella Printables Valentine's Day Birthday Brunch

Marbella Printables Valentine's Day Birthday Brunch

Marbella Printables Valentine's Day Birthday Brunch

Don’t forget to write to Santa!

Marbella Printables Valentine's Day Birthday Brunch

Enjoy the holidays with a Christmas Tea Party!

Download available here:Christmas Tea Party Free Printables-1

Printables and Styling:

Sugar Cookies and Fondant Shapes:



Halloween Printable “BOO” Banner {Freebie}

Today is October 1st and so begins the countdown to a SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN! Throughout the month, we will be sharing many “fa-BOO-lous”ideas including FREE printables!

Let’s start with this easy DIY printable banner!


This banner is designed with classic Halloween colors and fun patterns. I have used this graphic in other Halloween designs and I couldn’t resist including my favorite ghost in this banner, too! Download available here:Halloween Boo Banner 2015-1

I designed coordinating tags that are perfect for Spooky GHOSTLY treats. Remember these + the recipe?



“You’re Sweet” Cherry Printable Tags {FREEBIE}

Yeah! It’s summer! To celebrate the start of my favorite season, I designed a new set of FREE tags that are available for you to download today!!!

I recently visited one of my favorite stores,, in search of a hostess gift and came across a sweet, fragrant display of cherry scented candles! I knew this candle in a jar would be perfect. It smells amazing!

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Using a red gable box, gingham ribbon, and “You’re Sweet!” tags, makes the hostess gift just perfect!

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These hang tags would be a sweet touch to any birthday favor treat bag, too! Don’t you think?

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If you are bringing dessert to a summer barbecue, why not try Cherry Cheesecake in a jar! It is an easy recipe to make because it is no-bake and the jars are easy to transport with the lids on. Who doesn’t love eating desserts in jars:) People are always so impressed when I bring these desserts.

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Here is a perfect summer dessert recipe! Try different toppings…blueberry, apple…yummy!

Cherry Cheesecake In A Jar:

*6, (8 oz) mason jars (you can use smaller jars if feeding a larger crowd)

*8 oz cream cheese, softened

*8 oz heavy whipping cream

*1/2 tsp vanilla

*3/4 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

*1/2 cup sugar

*2 cups graham cracker crumbs or crushed graham crackers

*3 tbsp melted butter

*1 cup of cherry topping (canned or homemade)

Beat the cream cheese, lemon juice, vanilla, and sugar until creamy. In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream with a mixer until it forms peaks. Fold whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture. Add melted butter to the graham cracker crumbs. Place approx. 2-3 tbsp of the graham cracker mixture in the bottom of each jar. Using a spoon or piping bag, fill the jars with the cream cheese mixture (leaving enough room for the cherry topping and lid). Gently tap the jars to ensure the mixture is level. Add a layer of cherry filling on top. Wipe off any messy streaks with a damp paper towel. Close jars with the lids and add ribbon, baker’s twine, or jute twine, and the printable tags! Presto…dessert in a jar! Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.

Enjoy and have a SWEET day!


Download the files here:

Cherry Free Hang Tags-1

Cherry Favor Tags-1_edited-1




Valentine Teacher Appreciation Printable {Freebie}

Today, I am sharing a new, Valentine’s Day printable to show our teachers how important they are! We can’t thank them enough for the amazing job they do for our children! I love the saying,” It takes a BIG heart to help shape little minds.”  I knew I wanted to incorporate that message into a simple, Valentine printable chocolate bar wrapper since our exceptional teacher loves chocolate!  I have also included a “Happy Valentine’s Day” tag to use for any of your heart day gifts or to wish that special person a wonderful day! How will you use these printables? I would love to see!!!

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Chocolate bar printable wrapper available here: Teacher Valentine’s Day Chocolate Bar Wrapper-1

Happy Valentine’s Day printable tags available here: Valentine’s Day Printable Hang Tags-1


Valentine’s Day “Fun” Candy Printable {Freebie}

Valentine’s Day school celebrations are this week…are you ready? Need a last minute Valentine printable for your kiddos? I designed a new, FREE printable for Christian’s classmates and you can download it, too! I purchased a box of Fun Dip Candy at Party City (you can find this candy at most grocery and candy stores). The box had 2 flavors and 2 different color schemes, so I designed the tags using those colors. Simply print the tags on 8.5 x 11 white, matte photo paper (I prefer Staples brand) or heavy weight (100lb) bright, white card stock. Cut each tag out with a 2″ punch, use a cute paper bag or Valentine cello bag, bakers twine and you are set! Happy Valentine’s Day!

{Visit us again tomorrow for a wonderful, FREE Teacher Valentine’s Day printable!}


Download the tags here: Valentine’s Day FUN Printable Tags-1



Reindeer Noses Printable Tags (Freebie)

This is the last week of school before the Christmas break and we are definitely looking forward to the holidays! My son asked for a fun treat to give his classmates to share in the spirit of Christmas. We looked for ideas on Pinterest and after a few ideas that I wasn’t fond of, we liked and agreed on the idea of “Reindeer Noses”. I designed a new, printable hang tag, with the cutest reindeer,  and personalized the tags with Christian’s name. We used a small cello treat bag and added eight Maltesers for each of Santa’s reindeer and one red candy, Cherry Sours, for Rudolph’s bright, red nose!  We are both so happy with the final result and Christian is looking forward to handing these treat bags out!

I also designed  FREE printable tags for you to add your child’s name! (If you would like to have the tags personalized, please contact me and I can add a name for a small fee). I hope you and your children enjoy this printable! Merry Christmas + Happy Holidays! {PRINTABLE file is available at the bottom of this post}.




Free printable Reindeer Noses tags available here: Reindeer Noses Free Printable PDF-2