End Of Summer Picnic

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I tell you, this has been “the-summer-that-never-ends” for me. We STILL have a week to go before school starts!! So I’m in the mood for an easy-going backyard picnic to finish the summer off stress-free. The traditional Labor Day colors of red, white, and blue work perfectly for this casual picnic party with bandanas, checks, […]

Get Crafty!

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Today’s party lesson, boys and girls, takes us to art class! I found all these fantabulous crafty ideas at BHG and immediately thought of ways they would be used in showers and parties. Notice the owl collage up there…That would be a fantastic focal point hanging above the drinks or dessert bar(done in your chosen […]

A Perfect Pair Bridal Shower

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There seems to be so much cute baby shower inspiration around the web, but here is an equally creative and perfectly detailed bridal shower found on Weddingbee. The theme is “The Perfect Pair” and it is carried out using pairs of shoes as the icon. Notice the shoe boxes used to hold a “boxed lunch” […]

That’s A Wrap

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I love giving edible favors. For the most part, everyone loves a sweet treat, and it’s affordable. While searching for some other ideas recently, I came across several great ideas for wrapping candy bars….thanks Google Image! For starters, you can make wrappers like the ones at top from KSpinning, by wrapping a candy bar with […]

"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 […]