Vintage Butterfly Party

Carey of With Joy blog shared this party with us, of her daughter’s first birthday decorated with a Vintage Butterfly theme.  She did much of the crafting herself, but also used the help of a few great vendors along the way.  I think you’ll agree this is one adorable party, and Carey thought of everything!  The invitations set […]

A European-Style Courtyard Celebration

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The gorgeous styled shoot I’m sharing today has so many interesting and eclectic details, it feels very European to me.  There is an old-world feel that you would find in France or Italy, but the additional of succulents takes you to Spain!  This lovely inspiration was shot by Daniel Lateulade and Ashley of 1313 photography, and styled by Daniel’s […]

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 […]