Halloween Carnival Party

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Are you making plans for Halloween celebrations yet?  Here’s a great idea from BHG that’s centered around good old fashioned fun for kids.  This carnival-style party provides classic games such as bean bag toss, can toss, and ‘guess the number’.  After the fun you can grab some yummy treats to re-energize for the next round of games!  […]

An Adult Garden-Fairy Birthday

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This beautiful party was designed by Paula at Frog Prince Paperie, for her mother’s birthday.  She created a sophisticated, yet still magical, Fairy theme that was suitable for family members of all ages.  Take a look at all the lovely butterfly and garden details: Every area of the party was touched with some elegant detail.  This […]

"Sugar And Spice" And Everything Is Nice!

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This baby shower by Jennifer Birkhead of Jennifer Birkhead Design is adorable and uses one of my favorite color combinations.  Hot pink and orange always looks so vibrant and modern when paired together, and is perfect for this baby shower (she’s having a girl) or a little girls birthday. One of my favorite elements to this party is the book shelf lined […]

"The Birds And The Bees" Baby Shower

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This “Birds and the Bees” baby shower from my friend Natasha of Fete Fanatic strikes the perfect balance between adult chic, and traditional “baby” references.  The colors and styling are modern and sophisticated, while incorporating cute sippy cup, mini pacifier, and tiny bottle details. Natasha had a cake made to match the invitations, which incorporated a […]

Cupcake Balloon Or Balloon Cupcake?

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I had to share this adorable idea that would complement this incredible dessert table I featured recently.  An easy “hot air balloon” cupcake display using some paper wraps, ribbon, helium filled balloon, and decorative embellishments.  This sweet idea comes from Little Lovely (via Hip Hip Hooray).  This would make a fun centerpiece for the dining tables, or a […]

Trend Alert: Hanging Rags, Swags, And Lace

  You know how much hanging banners and buntings can add to a party.  Now they are easier than ever to make!  You can create your own unique hanging decor for backdrops, or overhead swags and “chandeliers,” using long strips of fabric, ribbon, and lace.   Depending on the colors and materials you use, you can create a vintage […]

A "Peace"-ful 2nd Birthday

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You may remember Anne of A. Party Style from this Cookies and Milk 1st Birthday party.  Well, her daughter is now 2 which means she has designed another incredible party based on the Peace sign/# 2 sign.  Held on Labor Day weekend, there is a definite Americana style with lots of red, white, and blue.  You must […]

Classic "Tom Sawyer" Inspired Birthday

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If you have a young boy who loves the outdoors, and classic adventures, this is the party for you.  Inspired by the books about Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, Kate of Kate Landers Events, LLC came up with a design plan in which her client, Brandi Brown executed to perfection.  Of course Brandi is already a wedding planner so […]

A Charming Gray And Yellow Baby Shower

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Another inspiring shower today featuring beautiful yellow flowers!  This time it’s a baby shower designed by Jill and Kari of The Babs Blog.  Combining yellow with gray, and using wonderfully modern fabrics, these gals created a stunning event with bird cage centerpieces to-die-for! I can’t tell you enough how much I love all the bird cage floral arrangements.  It […]

Bridal Shower In The Garden

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I think this bridal Shower is perfect for this time of year – late summer…not quite fall.  It has bursts of color with bright yellow flowers, combined with more subdued, earthy tones in the dishes, terra cotta pots, and linens.  The rustic tables and serving pieces add to the charm and transitional quality of this lovely setting. […]