SEASONAL SETTING

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New Years Eve :: Golden Glam Dinner Party

I'm on such a gold and glam kick this season, I just can't get enough of it! I decided to create this inspiration shoot for a modern and glamorous New

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SOMETHING SWEET

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Peppermint Oreo Truffles + Toasted Marshmallow Topping for Hot Cocoa

A few years ago I posted the classic Oreo Truffles recipe, and if you've ever tried them you know how amazing they are.  Well, you can  also make them

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THE BAR

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Ideas for Setting Up a Bubbly Bar

Rarely do I get photos of any of my real life parties.  I'm usually running around up to the last minute, plus the lighting, by the time the party begins, is terrible for good

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HOLIDAY DINING

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Winter Wonderland Holiday Party Ideas

If you love the idea of a classic Winter Wonderland holiday party, I think you'll like this styling project I did for SheKnows last year.  I created a

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COCKTAIL TIME!

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Iced Mocha Eggnog Latte Cocktail

I'm so excited that eggnog has finally hit the grocery stores.  I really wish they sold it year round, but oh well, you take what you can get.  I've b

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CONVERSATION RIBBONS

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DIY :: Conversation Ribbons for the Holiday Table

I've got some fun news to share today. I mentioned earlier that I've got a project up my sleeve, and it's the fact that I'm

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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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My Favorite Party Finds