Children’s "Spooky" Treats Table

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Katie Cassidy is a fabulous photographer who recently hosted her son’s birthday party with a Halloween treats table.  When she shared the link with me I knew this would be a great party to share and inspire.  With some DIY spooky treats and sleek, modern decor, you could easily replicate this on a budget and in […]

"MAD" Hatter Halloween Tea Party

Halloween "Mad Hatter" Tea Party

I don’t know what inspired me to do this, but the idea came to me to create a “MAD” Hatter Halloween Tea Party.  The Alice in Wonderland theme has been all around the web in beautiful birthdays, showers, and weddings.  I thought it would be fun to pay homage to the theme for Halloween, and play […]

"Old Medicine Doctor" Halloween Decor

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I’ve had this post to share with you, for a while now, and think it’s about time I featured it!  This is such a great display by Three Pixie Lane, using an old scale, elixir bottles, and my favorite – the microscope!  I have a real love for displaying food/treats in vessels that were meant […]

Party For A Cause – FREE Printables

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This blog is for inspiring you to create your most fabulous parties and celebrations at home.  Now you can do that with an even bigger purpose thanks to Operation Give Thanks, and 5 wonderfully talented designers/bloggers. “Operation Give Thanks is a nation-wide fundraising campaign to help Operation Shower continue our mission to throw amazing baby […]

"A Star Is Born" Baby Shower – Operation Shower

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Here are the photos from the Operation Shower event I worked on a couple of weeks ago in D.C.  The theme was clever and cool (as is everything Amy comes up with), “A Star Is Born” complete with red carpet, velvet rope, and movie premier signs. Operation Shower joined forces with the March of Dimes […]

How’s It Hangin’?

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To finish up our week of Autumn Entertaining inspiration, I wanted to share some unique and unexpected hanging decor that you can DIY, and use either inside or out.  I think the projects below are pretty self explanatory, using twine, a branch from the yard(or grapevine wreath), and various items to tie on: leaves, large nuts, […]

Modern Pumpkin Design For Entertaining

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You’re going to “Fall” in love with this design from Katie Grace Designs.  Katie is the winner of the Fall Celebration Challenge on the City Cradle, and I’m sure you can see why.  She is an amazing talent and found a way to make rustic pumpkins = modern entertaining. Katie set up a dessert and […]

Dinner And A Movie – Outdoor Entertaining

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My friend Sharon of Cupcakes and Cutlery has got some mad skills when it comes to stylish design! She recently designed this “Dinner and a Movie” party to help inspire Autumn entertaining. Every little detail is divine and I soooo want to be at this party. Not only is her styling impeccable, but her idea […]

Autumn Engagement Party

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I am truly thrilled that my Apple Themed Autumn Engagement inspiration shoot was featured on the Wedding Chicks blog last week!  I’m honored to be featured on such an inspiring site, and very grateful  to James Linkowitz Photography and Little Bean Boutique, for their contributions with photography and paper goods. The design was inspired by crisp red apples and […]

A "French Cooking"-Inspired Dinner Party

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This gorgeous dinner party was sent to me by Julie of A Reason to get Together, and hosts a most unique concept.  In Julie’s words: “It was a “Mastering The Art Of French Cooking” dinner party. I had all of our guests (14 total) bring a dish from the cookbook. People brought appetizers, entrees, sides, […]