LADIES NIGHT IN

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Wine Time Ladies Night

I think I should go ahead and call this week "drink week." It just so happens I have posts scheduled every day that are centered around entertaining with adult beverages, so let the fun begin! For

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BACK TO SCHOOL

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Easy School Treats

With a new school year upon us you may be thinking about bake sales, tokens of appreciation for teacher, nervous kids, etc. To help with all that Best

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COCKTAIL TIME!

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Mixed Berry Daiquiri Smoothie

It feels like we've just been hit with the official summer heat and humidity here in Virginia, which means it's time to break out the ice cold

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PARTY STARTERS

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Party Appetizer – Bacon & Blue Cheese Dates

Here's the perfect appetizer to serve during your shabby chic bridal shower or ANY casual gathering

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DO IT YOURSELF

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DIY :: DRESSED UP LAMP SHADE FRAMES

I hope you all had a good weekend. This week, behind the scenes, I'm working on another graduation

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SOMETHING FOR THE KIDS

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Set Up A Lemonade & Iced Coffee Stand

Now that summer is in full swing you may be looking for interesting things to do with the kids.

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PARTY STYLING INSPIRATION

Pastel Bridal Party Design

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While there's so much buzz about back-to-school and even Halloween right now, I'm SURE somebody out there has a wedding party or bridal party to plan, right! I designed this party a while back for SheKnows Wedding Planner guide, and I'm just now getting around to sharing even more details from the shoot. I chose a pretty pastel color palette which gives a soft feminine feel, however the prese

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A Modern Owl Baby Shower Theme

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Owl themes have been popular for a couple of years now in everything from Halloween to bridal showers. One of my latest projects for Celebrations.com was to create ideas for a Modern Owl Baby Shower inspired by the owl invitation from Pear Tree Greetings. I loved putting this party together using the invitation's color scheme and a clean modern design {so many of my designs are driven by

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Party Design Basics – Designing Dessert Tables

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I'm excited to address dessert tables in this edition of my year-long Party Design Basics series. Dessert tables have become THE party staple and focal point thanks to leaders in design like Amy Atlas and Sweets Indeed. You can hardly see a styled party today without an elaborate sweets display, but for the purpose of this blog and 'realistic' home entertaining & celebrations, I'm going to

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