Rice Krispies Treats Dipping Pops!

  by contributor Lisa Thiele Today’s treat is a childhood favorite: rice krispies treats ‐ with an upgrade!  Think “dipping,” from chocolate sprinkles, to crushed Oreos, to mini (multicolored) chocolate chips. The options are endless, really. Plus, you can {easily} make these without breaking the bank. Not bad, right? This is a fun, hands‐on activity to do with […]

St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

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I think St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most fun celebrations of the year – right up there with Mardi Gras!  It’s a time to throw a party just for the pure pleasure of having food & cocktails with friends, and it’s acceptable to get a little ‘cheeky’ with decor and details!  I’ve put together some ideas […]

DIY Ribbon Table Topper

This DIY project from Country Living is so easy but full of impact!  You can create a beautiful and unique table topper for any occasion using several spools of ribbon and just weaving them together – take note that the woven topper is actually laid on top of a solid color table cloth.  This project reminds […]

"Batter Up" Baseball Party {Guest Feature}

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I have a great classic party theme to share with you today, from Charm Event Design.  This baseball themed party was actually a baby shower but of course it would be any little boy’s (or big boy’s) dream birthday as well.   I love the vintage feel of the food labels and signage, and the ticket-style invitations […]

A LOVE Themed Bridal Shower

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What is the most obvious underlying theme of a bridal shower?  Why it’s Love, of course, and this “LOVE” themed shower is a wonderful reminder of that!!  The simplicity of the theme is carried out in the design which uses small wooden letters to spell out ‘love’ in several unexpected areas {placed on the doors}.  The antique rustic […]

Havana Nights Party

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I’m excited to share this latest project with you! I’ve recently had the opportunity to create some original party ideas for the Celebrations website. I’ve had a long relationship with the site writing articles and sharing my “real parties” with them, but to create editorial designs for inspiration purposes is what I love doing most […]

Rustic Winter White Setting

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Since it’s the last day of February and hopefully Spring will be here sooner rather than later, I thought I’d pay homage to one of the snowiest winters I can remember, and share this inspiring Rustic Winter White setting.  This beautiful scene was designed by Jenny of Jenny Haas Photography and Ashley of Ashley Krogman […]