Keys To Good Cooking – Tips For Potatoes

Obviously food is a key part of entertaining, and I know many of you out there enjoy cooking for family and friends. Now there’s an interesting and informative book that will give you tips and basic understanding of cooking techniques and different foods – The Keys To Good Cooking by Harold McGee. This is not […]

DIY Snack Baskets

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Here’s a nifty little project from BHG that you can customize for any event.  You simply use double sided scrapbook paper, ribbon or rick rack, and a little glue or double stick tape.  Once you’ve made the basket, fill it up with snacks or treats that won’t fall through the cracks.  These would be so cute […]

"Fly Away With Me" Dessert Table {Guest Feature}

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I think this may be my hands-down favorite dessert station, dare I say…Ever!  From the brilliant talent of Sweets Indeed, who again collaborated with Found Vintage Rentals, this display combines vintage and travel with a twist – hot air balloons. This idea would work well for an Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner, Birthday, or even a Baby Shower.  […]

Baby Shower Sneak Peek

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I can’t wait to share this unique baby shower I worked on this past weekend.  The design style was “Middle Eastern” to reflect the couple’s love of travel and exotic treasures from that part of the world.  We also added in a pair of monkeys to reflect the fact that they are expecting twins, and mom […]

Hello! Kitty

Charm Event Design always creates exciting and memorable events.  So when Patricia sent over this latest table for a Hello Kitty birthday, I knew it would be a great one to share.  The bright colors and kitty motif fit the theme perfectly while the sophisticated design and style appealed to the adults. I know there […]

A Movie Theater Birthday {Featuring Godzilla}

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I love the thoughtful creativity of this party sent to me by Lori of Littlebeane Boutique.  What party obsessed mom out there wouldn’t shudder at the thought of creating a Godzilla themed birthday party?  Lori came up with a classy solution: a movie theater experience featuring a Godzilla movie (in her home theater) and ‘concession stand.’   She has […]

Inspiration Board – Horse Theme Birthday

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Stacey wanted a Horse Themed Birthday party for her daughter who is turning 6.  She already picked out the adorable red and tan horse invitations, so I went from there to create a fun backyard celebration! Beginning with the invitations selected, add a horseshoe (real or a paper silhouette, or painted wooden shape) along with […]

Little Red Riding Hood Birthday

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I received this Little Red Riding Hood party from Luiza in Brazil.  The theme is pretty unique, and she designed it beautifully with green streamers overhead to mimic the forest, an eye-catching red backdrop, and cute details like the “grass” runner, wolf printables, and food served from baskets.  You can see more on her blog, Fantastico […]

Teacup Centerpiece {DIY}

Here’s an easy DIY centerpiece idea from Kelly Porter of Porter House Designs.  She uses simple teacups, adds some adhesive jewels to the design, and inserts roses in a minimalistic, modern way(inserted into floral foam).  Cover the floral foam with some moss and you have a lovely centerpiece for Birthdays, or Showers! 

‘Flying High’ Boy’s Birthday Party

What’s in the drinking water down under?  Because it(Australia) is home to some of the most fabulous party girls/stylists.  Case in point, Jordan of Polkadot Prints just hosted her son’s 2nd birthday party and created the cutest table for it.  Get a load of that back drop, the cloud lollies, and the cutest favor boxes […]