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💘  Sisterhood Valentine’s Day Scratch Off Cards 💘 

These adorable DIY Valentine Scratch Off Tickets would be terrific for big/littles, new members, or your favorite greek guy! Tailor the rewards to your recipient. 

Materials Needed: 

  1. Heavy paper
  2. White crayon
  3. Acrylic paint
  4. Liquid dishwashing soap

Create your Card:

  • Print your design on card stock.
  • Write 3 “gifts” inside the hearts.
  • Cover the words inside each heart heavily with white crayon.
  • Mix 2 parts acrylic paint with 1 part dish soap. For example, to make several cards, use 2 tsp. paint & 1 tsp. soap. A little goes a long way. 
  • Paint over the handwritten hearts.
  • Allow to dry and give to your sweetest Valentines. 

This idea would be fun for other sisterhood events too, not just for Valentine’s Day. Try it for big/little clue week, reveal, retreats, sisterhood socials, etc!

🎀 Master list of sweet sorority photo poses! 🎀

Sorority sisters love to take photos and sorority sugar loves these CUTE poses!

🎀  SWEET ON GREEK SORORITY POSES: 🎀

The Faux Conversation:

The Glitter Flurry:

The Elbow Clutch:

The Scenic Landmark:

The Circle:

The Legs In The Air Don’t Care:

The Sand in Our Toes:

The Flag Unfurled:

The Happy Hands:

The Straight Arm:

The Boot Scoot:

The Square: 

The Chalkboard Crush:

The Wall Sit:

The Timeless Squat:

The Shirt Showoff: 

The Arm In Arm:

The Tummy Tuck:

The Perfect Pair:

The One Leg Lift:

The Air Born:

The Just Hangin’ Around: 

The Sorority Sign:

The Blowing Bubbles:

The Pyramid: 

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⚡ Magical Harry Potter quotes for sorority tees & crafts! ⚡

Harry Potter sayings are perfect for bid day tee shirts, banners, paddles, canvases and more! Pick your favorite quote and add some Hogwarts magic to your sorority events and crafts. All quotes are written by J.K. Rowling, or inspired by her books.

⚡  Magical Harry Potter Quotes for Sorority Life: ⚡

  • Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
  • Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
  • In dreams, we enter a world that’s entirely our own.
  • It is our choices that show what we truly are.
  • Mischief managed.
  • I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.
  • You’re a ____ Harry. (insert sorority name)
  • Don’t let the Muggles get you down.
  • Anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.
  • I would’ve gone to Hogwarts, but they didn’t have _____. (insert sorority name)
  • You sort of start thinking anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.
  • Until the very end.
  • Happiness can be found… if one remembers to turn on the light. 
  • Always.
  • I love magic.
  • If you have to ask, you will never know.
  • Till the very end.
  • Just a Wizard girl living in a Muggle world.
  • Hogwarts & _____ will always be there to welcome you home. 
  • Recruit like you’ve been picked for the Triwizard Tournament. 
  • What would Hermione do?
  • We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need within ourselves already.
  • Study like a Granger, Eat like a Weasley, Live like a Potter.
  • My Patronus is _____. (insert sorority name)
  • We accept the love we think we deserve. 
💕 Cute mason jar gift ideas for new members or big/little! 💕

I LOVE mason jars and I love gifts in mason jars! These are some fun DIY treats to share with your favorite sisters. Attach a clever themed card to your jar for an extra special touch. xoxo ;) 

♡  36 MASON JAR GIFT FILLERS: ♡ 

  • Cookie ingredients
  • Candy
  • Cocktail mix ingredients
  • Manicure or pedicure set
  • Hot cocoa mix
  • Homemade sugar scrub
  • Sewing kit 
  • Ice skating day or other activity theme
  • Cupcake in a jar
  • Coffee or tea time
  • Crafting kit
  • S'mores kit
  • Apple & caramel dip
  • Popcorn movie night kit
  • Pasta & sauce kit
  • Bubble gum
  • Moose Munch
  • Bubble bath cubes or bath salts 
  • Chocolate dipped pretzels 
  • Mini cookies
  • Facial kit
  • Recruitment survival kit
  • Dorm DIY necessities
  • Outdoors survival kit
  • Trail mix, Chex mix or nuts
  • School/Finals supplies
  • Small soaps
  • Marshmallows
  • Summer in a jar 
  • Mini baking kit
  • Good morning cereal and dried fruit
  • Hair care kit
  • Ice cream sundae toppings 
  • Salad in a jar
  • Pancake mix
  • Collection of Compliments or Inspirations on slips of paper!

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✨Let sorority sugar help you with some step-by-step instructions for crafting unique sister gifts this holiday season! Here are several guides to handcrafting adorable gifts for your favorite sisters. ✨

Top 7 Craft Letter Tracing Techniques

How to Decorate a Sorority Clipboard

How to Make Sorority Instagram Photo Coasters

How to Paint a Sorority Preppy Mason Jar

How to Paint Sorority Canvas Shoes

How to Paint a Wooden Badge Box

How to Paint a Wooden Sorority Chair

The Super Ultimate Guide to Cooler Painting

Top 15 Tips for Crafting a Fabulous Paddle

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The "Open When..." Letters Big/Little Edition

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If you haven’t heard of the “Open when…” letters, you probably have an idea of what they are now by the picture above. To explain in more detail, the “Open When…” letters are simply love letters that you write and give to someone special all at once and they open the letters when they feel they meet one of the requirements. This is common in LDRs (long distant relationships) but I think this can fit into Big/Little relationships in a variety of ways: a big who is graduating can give this to their little at pass downs, great gift for during big/little week, or even as a spontaneous gift. It doesn’t have to be just between big and little either, it’s a great gift idea for any sister you have a close relationship with: twins, g-big, PSBF, etc! SO here is my list of “Open when…” ideas, the sorority edition

Open When…

  1. … You first receive these letters (NOW)
  2. …  you miss me a little
  3. …  you miss me a lot
  4. … we haven’t spoken in a while
  5. …  you feel like giving up
  6. …  you need a hug
  7. …  you feel like crying
  8. …  you are crying
  9. …  you’re having a bad day
  10. …  you’re stressed out
  11. …  you need to know why I love you
  12. …  you need some motivation
  13. …  you feel out of place
  14. … you want to know more about me
  15. … you can’t sleep
  16. … we argue and it’s my fault
  17. … we argue and it’s you’re fault
  18. … I’m being moody, stubborn, or all of the above
  19. … you’re sick
  20. … you want to buy me a gift but don’t know what to get
  21. … you’re grumpy
  22. … you’re nervous
  23. … it’s finals week
  24. … I graduate
  25. … you graduate
  26. … you need to laugh
  27. … you need a walk down memory lane
  28. … you need to rant
  29. … you’re feeling silly
  30. … it’s raining out
  31. … it’s sunny
  32. … you don’t feel appreciated
  33. … when you don’t want to study
  34. … when you want to talk to me but I’m busy
  35. … you want to know a secret
  36. … you feel like breaking the rules
  37. … you feel like crafting
  38. … you take a little
  39. … your little takes a little
  40. … if you get a twin
  41. … if you don’t get a twin
  42. … you want to be alone
  43. … you’re mad at me
  44. … you need a new TV show to watch
  45. … it’s your birthday
  46. … it’s christmas
  47. … you are bored
  48. … you turn 21
  49. … whenever you want
  50. … you’re feeling lucky
  51. … you’re about to make my paddle
  52. … you’re about to make our matching letters
  53. … you’re snowed in
  54. … you’re broke
  55. … you want to know the moment I wanted you to be my Little
  56. … you are coming to see me
  57. … it’s that time of the month
  58. … you’re going to a party
  59. … you’re the DD
  60. … we’ve had a ritual
  61. … we’ve had a mixer
  62. … you’ve been on the other side of recruitment
  63. … you take a position within the sorority (or Panhellenic) 
  64. … it’s Greek Week
  65. … it’s your big reveal anniversary
  66. … on the first day of recruitment
  67. … It’s Bid Day!!
  68. … On November 4th (Founder’s Day)
  69. … It’s time for the annual exam
  70. … Pandora sucks!/You feel like dancing

These are just some ideas! Be sure to get creative not only with the content but with they way you package the letters! Make the topics personal! I just started working on these for my little so I can give them to her when we get back from summer break. Comment below some other “Open when..” topics you can think of so others can see & feel free to ask me about what I’m going to put in my letters if you need some inspiration! 

big/little problems: orphan blues...

Q: I don’t have a big, twin, or grandbig anymore. I’m essentially an orphan by sorority standards and I don’t know what to do. As a sophomore, I know I could do right with new little, but I joined a sorority for that mentor figure and someone to rely on. In the end my big doesn’t talk to me, my grandbig hates me because I’m on exec and I didn’t bend to her will, and my twin didn’t even want me as a twin and doesn’t even answer my texts. I’m so disheartened and I don’t really know what to do.

A: I am so sorry to hear that you’ve had such a rough time in your sorority. Sometimes chapter politics and domineering personalities get in the way of close friendships. Learning to be flexible and practicing diplomacy with difficult sisters is something you can learn from being a sorority member. I hope you will gain some wisdom from your experiences so far. Improving your interpersonal skills is a real benefit of being in a sorority. 

Your big/little family may be difficult and unpleasant, but that shouldn’t stop your own sorority experience in it’s tracks. First, take some time to reflect on what you can do better in your current relationships. At the very least, maybe your big sister friendship can be salvaged. Secondly, if your heart it open, you can still take a new little. I would recommend just one, not two. Focus on being generous, kind and welcoming to a new member. It will help heal your past hurts and turn your attention to a fresh new friendship. it could be the best thing to happen to you. BE the fantastic big that you’ve always wanted. 

Keep in mind, most every sister deals with their big sister graduating eventually, Some bigs transfer schools or drop out of greek life. The mentor relationship doesn’t last forever for anyone. Time marches on and things change. Before your know it, the sophomores are big sisters giving advice to the younger girls. And the cycle continues. It’s time for you to step up and take on the “older sister” role. You have another chance at big/little happiness, even if the rest of your family is not onboard. Try to mend your fences and then take the plunge with a little of your own. With love and dedication, I believe you can be a blessing to a new sister who needs a friend of her own to rely on! xoxo ;)