"Natural" Elegance

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Create a beautiful tablescape inspired by nature, like the one here from Green Wedding Shoes. Incorporate large leaves, birds nests, birch candles, green plants, and birds. You automatically get a soft color pallete of green with lots of interesting textures.

Who Knew The Magic Of Cellophane?!

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On a tight budget? Break out the cellophane! These vases are filled with crumpled cellophane and water, people!!!! And if it’s good enough for a wedding of 500 guests, then it’s good enough for you ; ) I found this on Australia Entertains, and was their way of working with a “tight” budget….hmmm, okay, I’ll […]

Fruit Themed Tags {FREE Downloads}

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I found this ADORABLE idea on be different…act normal blog(love that sentiment too!). It is actually an idea from alpha+mom and you can get the tutorial and downloads here. Perfect for the kids lunchbox, but also a gread idea for a bridal shower or engagement party! Notice she used rubber bands instead of ribbon to […]

Apothacary Madness

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 Apothacary jars are not just for Candy Buffets anymore! Bring those babies onto the tabletop to create a wonderful centerpiece. Here are 3 beautiful examples filled with seashells, flowers, sand, and other natural elements. Be sure to use different heights and shapes for more interest.  You know how cute they look en mass filled with […]

"Flowers & Butterflies" Inspiration

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With the end of Summer near, it won’t be long before we are focusing on pumpkins, black cats, and ghosts(oh my!). If you have a chance to sqeeze in a “Flowers & Butterflies” themed shower, luncheon, or birthday party, let this board be your guide. Set up your dessert table with oversized butterlies, and flowers […]

The Dog Days Of Summer

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There’s still time to sqeeze in a few more summer parties. Here are a few ideas to inspire you: Build a “room” with bamboo poles, large potted planters, and light gauzy fabric. Don’t forget to string some lights around for ambiance. (my home ideas) Hang lots of old lanterns from trees, and use antique tubs, […]

A Modern Jungle Theme

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 I found this beautifully photographed, beautifully detailed birthday party at Shooting Star Photography blog. It is for a 1st birthday party for a little boy and it’s all very clean and modern. Look at the great ice cream table set up with dipped sugar cones!  I love the monkeys hanging off the side of the […]