HOST A DINNER PARTY

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Italian Themed Dinner Party Ideas

Hi friends! Today's post is all about Italy and Italian food! As a member of World Market's

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COCKTAIL TIME!

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APPLE-PUMPKIN SPICE COCKTAIL

I've said time and time again that Fall is my favorite time of the year. Not only is the weather invigorating, but the flavors of Fall are some of the

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HOUSE & HOME

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TURN AN EVERY DAY SPACE INTO AN ENTERTAINING SPACE

Now that the holidays are behind us I'm ready to put my energy back into decorating our new house.  It's taking a lot longer than it did when we

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PARTY STARTERS

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PARTY FOOD :: PIGSKIN POPPERS

Can you believe it's August and summer is winding down? Pretty soon we're going to be talking all

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TAILGATE TIME!

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Setting Up A Tailgate Party

Football season is in full swing and every Saturday I see friends posting on Facebook, pictures of

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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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PARTY STYLING INSPIRATION

VINTAGE STYLE BRIDAL SHOWER IDEAS

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If you love the charm and character of vintage inspired design then I have some party ideas for you! I designed this vintage style bridal shower last year for Celebrations, and with seasonal changes and holidays the way they are, I'm just now getting the chance to share it here. I know that the vintage style was at its peak a couple of years ago, but these shabby chic details will never go out

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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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