Aliyah In Wonderland Party

Today’s gorgeous party feature was sent in by Tabitha of Fresh Mommy blog, and is full of ideas and inspiration for your next “Alice in Wonderland” inspired party.  I always love sophisticated details in children’s parties and this one has that with its eclectic mix of teacups & saucers, and it’s floral centerpieces.  Lot’s of whimsy is added with the hanging lanterns […]

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Crackers

I absolutely love the combination of sweet and salty!  When I found this DELICIOUS looking/sounding treat from Caroline on Chocolate & Carrots, I knew I had to share.  Dark chocolate has become one of my favorite indulgences – and it’s actually good for you!  I’m adapting the original recipe from C & C, but you […]

Sweet Valentine Cupcake

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Can you believe it’s already time to start thinking about Valentines Day? I’ll be sharing a Valentine’s inspiration shoot with you later this month but for now I put together this little cupcake presentation you can try for you and your sweetie (or a “single ladies” night maybe!). This is simple to do with your […]

A Winter-Warming Party

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I’m simply thrilled to share this gorgeous party design with you, created by The Party Wall, with the printable party selection by my friend Bird of Bird’s Party.  The display was done for a feature in Austin Woman Magazine, and depicts a sensational idea of a “Winter Warmer” party with hot cocoa and lots of […]

Winter Plaid Dinner Party

You may remember in December I designed this “glam” table for The Party Dress’ Holiday Table Challenge.  Well, in the end Kelly showcased her own design as well and it was this amazing “Mad for Plaid” dessert table below.  She also created a coordinating dining table (above) using the same colors and the red reindeer silhouettes […]

Trend Alert: Paper Chains

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What is it about the humble little paper chain of our childhood that makes it so chic today?  Maybe it’s the fabulous papers available which introduces interesting patterns.  Maybe it’s the ease and affordability of the project itself.  Or maybe it’s the resurgence of all things retro and vintage that has brought it to the forefront.  […]

Champagn Punch

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Do you want to get the biggest bang for your champagne buck this New Years Eve?  Serving a Champagne Punch is a great way to control the budget and alcohol content, which will ensure everyone has a good time.  This recipe from Taste of Home combines several juice flavors with sprarkling wine for a light and […]

New Years Day Brunch

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Maybe you’re not the stay-up-late & watch-the-ball-drop type on New Years Eve.  Maybe you’de rather go to bed at a decent hour and welcome the new year with a New Years Day Brunch.  Afterall, there will be football to watch and resolutions to start working on.  Cyd of The Sweetest Occasion set up this brunch […]

Silver & Gold New Years Eve

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It’s time to break out the blowers and noise makers again and ring in a new year.  I wanted to create an intimate dinner party with the idea of champagne bubbles & counting down the clock.  These are simple ideas you can implement – I didn’t buy anything new for this table except the grocery […]

Your New Years Eve Bar

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I still have cocktails on the brain!  This time it’s a New Years Eve serve-yourself bar that I actually set up at the same time as my Christmas bar, but I wanted to show you how to change out a few elements to create a totally different look. Once again I began by covering a card table with a TableVogue […]